Boats and Yachts

Ferretti created its first expedition yacht, the new Mochi Craft Long Range 23 (+39.0543.474.411, www.mochicraft.com ), with the environment in mind. The 78-foot explorer-style yacht features the...
Long, lithe, and fast, the Itama SeventyFive (+39.081.5378491, www.itama-yacht.com ) was the most technically advanced yacht at this year’s Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show, where Itama made its debut...
The Azimut 103SL (+39.011.93.161, www.azimutyachts.com ) is the latest offering from a brand known for cutting-edge design. This curvy Italian yacht—the largest in the company’s Open line—is a true...
Tiara Yachts has a tradition of using the name Crown Jewel for the first hull it launches in a new series. While the builder is highly respected for its sturdy, meticulously built boats, its earlier...
Perfect Pedigree When building a yacht, making the right choices early in the process can add significant value to your boat. Pedigree is a concept that applies to a royal family or even a...
Frauscher’s 686 Lido Editione Dino Feltrinelli ( www.frauscherboats.com ) embodies the spirit of an early-20th-century speed demon and the aesthetic of a contemporary furniture designer. The day...
Fraser Yachts has unveiled a one-of-a-kind creation: the 169-foot Hollander, a hybrid motoryacht featuring a futuristic take on a timeless design. Constructed using lightweight aluminum, the design...
Sunseeker yacht builder has created a service designed to take the stress out of owning and maintaining a superyacht. Sunseeker Superyacht Management, a new program created by the motoryacht company...
It would be easy to mistake a Lazzara express yacht for a European import. Beyond the Italian name, these boats have the same sleek hull lines, curvilinear superstructures, and aggressive bows as the...
Viking is a favorite American yacht brand among the diehard sportfisherman known to take off on hundred-mile trips seeking blue marlin or yellow tuna. But the company also sells its convertibles to...
One doesn’t generally think of Poland as a hotbed of yacht building. But Sunreef, which manufactures large power and sailing catamarans, is the exception. The shipyard’s owners are French, and if...
Every summer evening, just after the sun sets over Coeur d’Alene Lake in northern Idaho, the Wolf Lodge Express gathers steam in an eastern bay and hurtles west across the 50-square-mile body of...
With Benetti’s Exclusive Sea Technology ( www.benetti?yachts.it ), or BEST, the Italian boatbuilder brings the smart-home concept to the high seas. Functioning as a kind of central nervous system for...
The profile of Schöpfer Yachts’ first project, called the Oculus ( www.schopferyachts.com )—Latin for "eye"—is supposed to evoke the eye socket and jawbone of a whale or fish. The boat’s...
Most yachtsmen consider a mahogany boat a collector’s item: quaint-looking runabouts that require constant coats of varnish. But Vicem, the Turkish shipyard that has brought a new level of wood to...
Ethereal, the 190-foot sailing superyacht built by Royal Huisman Shipyard, is arguably the greenest yacht on the high seas. Created by Ron Holland Design, it has an advanced hybrid engine that relies...
When designing the 248-foot Anastasia , Sam Sorgiovanni started belowdecks and worked upward. "The owners are very active people, and they wanted to focus on water sports," says the designer, whose...
Italian boatbuilder Azimut is venturing into deeper waters with a new series of Magellano expedition yachts (named, appropriately, after the world’s first circumnavigator, Ferdinand Magellan). The...
Sanlorenzo is not a hugely familiar name among U.S. yacht owners, but its shipyard in Viareggio, Italy, has been building distinctive custom yachts for a half century. The recently launched SD122,...
Bertram Yachts has the answer to the age-old question of what to get the man who has everything. The Miami-based company is offering the opportunity to participate in the 2009 World Sailfish...
The gray days of winter offer charter-yacht customers ample motivation to plan summer holidays in the Mediterranean. With June fast approaching, these sun worshippers are calling harbormasters from...
The Monaco-based Wally yacht company is best known for its futuristic, some would say quasi-militaristic, designs. The Wally 118, for instance, looks like a yacht out of a science fiction movie. Its...
Imagine a charming yet modern villa with space for 20?but it’s at sea. The Altura 840 is the latest long-distance cruiser from Ferretti Yachts. She has a sleek hull with large windows in both the...
Apreamare’s new 82 Maestro combines the nautical heritage of the 150-year-old shipyard with a modern Italian interior. Unveiled at the Cannes boat show in September, the Italian shipyard maintained a...
The sleeker, more contemporary Custom Line 112 NEXT is a significant departure from the Italian shipyard’s previous-generation 112. Launched at the Monaco yacht show in September, the stylish new...
The first DeBirs 100 Sports Yacht, launched at Cannes in early September, gained instant fanfare for the shipyard based in Alexandria, Egypt. The DeBirs name is actually a highly respected Dutch yard...
Before spending tens of millions of dollars on a new expedition yacht, Alex Dreyfoos, an MIT-educated engineer from Westchester County, N.Y., went to exceptional lengths to test a particular hull...
Roger Allard, his wife, Joan, and their 10-year-old daughter, Kimberly, have spent the last two years cruising leisurely around the South Pacific aboard New Paige , a Nordhavn 55 expedition yacht. "...
Perini Navi—known for its graceful but highly technical sailing megayachts, like the 289-foot Maltese Falcon —is launching a stunning new line of motor yachts being designed by French naval architect...
Burger Boat has struck solid gold with its latest launch, Ingot . The 153-foot trideck yacht, the largest in Burger’s century-plus history, also represents an aesthetic triumph for the United States...

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