Boats and Yachts

Carbon fiber is proving to be a gift to speedboaters. The material, bonded with epoxy resin, pre­...
When Hatteras launched its first yacht, a 41-foot Convertible, in 1960, company founder Willis...
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...
Gunkholing. To landlubbers, the word may conjure up any number of inglorious images. But in boating...
During its heyday in the early 20th century, a wooden runabout named Wild Goose did a bustling...
Dick Sligh runs a finger along the prow of a 26-foot mahogany runabout. “I’ve been in love with...
At February’s Miami International Boat Show, Outer Reef Yachts ( www.outerreefyachts.com ) of Fort...
Since 1957, when Queen Elizabeth II presided over its opening as a museum next to London’s...
As smugglers of drugs and other contraband ply the Mediterranean, they often have unpleasant...
By any standard, the 198-foot Blue Moon , the fourth Feadship owned by Chicago industrialist...
Ted Fontaine, founder of the Friendship Yacht Co. of Portsmouth, R.I. ( www.friendshipyachtcompany...
During the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1960s and 1970s, Soviet...
Something about this Pershing 90 is different. The original 90, a black and silver convergence of a...
Venus Rising In the 1880s, in Sarnico, Italy, Ernesto Riva became the first boatbuilder to fit...
In a building resembling an aircraft hangar, dozens of men clamber over an object as large as a...
A premium membership in the invitation-only yachting club Private Sea. The membership includes...
Midway through the race, five yachts— Viriella , Sei Tu 2 , OPS 5 , Flying Dragon , and Charis —...
Candyscape, a 147-foot yacht built in 1994 by Benetti and now moored in Monaco, serves as an...
While most Italian small-yacht build­ers have ignored America’s love affair with the retro styling...
A fine Italian builder with a long history of producing fast patrol boats, Cantieri Navali...
Alysia is as much a floating spa as it is a yacht. This 280-foot boat carries as many as 36 guests...
The 182-foot Twizzle is a thoroughly modern De Vries–built Feadship with all the latest toys and a...
While inventing new motor yachts, fulfilling orders for its 80-foot sailing vessels, and creating...
What do you get when you combine the talents of an Italian yacht builder, a French designer, and a...
With the widest beam (19 feet, 6 inches), shallowest draft (4 feet, 10 in­ches), and largest fuel...
In 1994, Hinckley gave aging sailboat customers a gracious way out of the cockpit when it...
The folks at Fairline apparently have decided that if they cannot beat them, they should join them...
Designers Stefano Righini and Carlo Galeazzi have conceived the Azimut 105 as a roomy, elegant...
Fast and fashionable, the Australian-built semiopen Warren S87 offers a true cruising experience in...

Pages