Boats and Yachts

Like a Giant Oyster, the personal submersible’s transparent, spherical cabin closes, and William...
The grand old man of yachting appears to be feeling his years. In earlier days, Norberto Ferretti,...
On the deck of a gigayacht, two bikini-clad young women point at themselves, then at the driver of...
Eddie Jordan knows a thing or two about fast, technically advanced, and elegantly designed vehicles...
Massimo Perotti was a happy man during this past fall’s Monaco Yacht Show. The chairman and CEO of...
Boaters who ply the Northeast’s waters have a healthy respect for Buzzards Bay, a 28-by-8-mile...
The Gift A 459-foot gigayacht with expansive interiors, extensive security features, and minimal...
In a sailboat race this September, a 76-foot sloop called White Wings crossed the finish line...
On clear nights, say the inhabitants of Crinan, a village in southwestern Scotland, you can hear...
"Man overboard!” Electrified, the crew members leap into action. On this blustery March day in the...
Each October, virtually every boat manufacturer in the world comes to southeastern Florida. The...
Noah’s ark, it could be argued, was the first gigantic yacht, although undoubtedly its amenities,...
In mid-march, during the 20th Maine Boatbuilders Show, a late-winter storm pummeled the Maine coast...
“The most useful tool for any designer is the eraser,” French designer Philippe Briand has said,...
The crash of hammers, the clang of metal on metal, and the crackle of welding torches are among...
Wining always matters, of course, but yacht crews will not focus exclusively on victory at the...
Producing unusual designs is not an uncommon practice for Italy’s Azimut Yachts and its founder and...
The 105-foot Royal Huisman Gliss (207.646.9504, www.royalhuisman.nl ), designed by Philippe Briand...
The 220-foot Nobiskrug Triple Seven (+49.4331.207.221, www.nobiskrug.com ) is an astonishing boat,...
Perini Navi Maltese Falcon With her nearly 200-foot-tall masts, the 289-foot Perini Navi Maltese...
Pershing 90 With these boats,” Tilli Antonelli says of the sport craft from Pershing, the company...
As impressive as helicopter pads might look in brochures, charter guests seldom require them...
After Christensen Shipyards introduced its Custom Series in 2001 with a 155-foot motor yacht,...
Considerable out-of-the-box thinking went into the Lazzara 75 LSX Quad (813.835.5300, www...
Westport 164 Vango Westport shipyard’s Vango is the first of its 164-foot series and the first...
Kogo Luxury yachts, though custom-built, often are decorated with neutral tones and designed with...
Benetti Ambrosia III The 213-foot Ambrosia III , completed last May, is the most technologically...
“If you think about an object’s function,” Ferdinand Alexander Porsche once observed, “the form...
An architect by training, Nicaraguan-born Juan Carlos Espinosa—JC to the yacht world—discovered his...
A sailfish ( Istiophorus platypterus ) does not hide its emotions well: When it grows excited, its...

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