Boats and Yachts

“If you think about an object’s function,” Ferdinand Alexander Porsche once observed, “the form...
During its heyday in the early 20th century, a wooden runabout named Wild Goose did a bustling...
Gunkholing. To landlubbers, the word may conjure up any number of inglorious images. But in boating...
Dick Sligh runs a finger along the prow of a 26-foot mahogany runabout. “I’ve been in love with...
Since 1957, when Queen Elizabeth II presided over its opening as a museum next to London’s...
At February’s Miami International Boat Show, Outer Reef Yachts ( www.outerreefyachts.com ) of Fort...
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...
In a building resembling an aircraft hangar, dozens of men clamber over an object as large as a...
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...
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...
What do you get when you combine the talents of an Italian yacht builder, a French designer, and a...
While inventing new motor yachts, fulfilling orders for its 80-foot sailing vessels, and creating...
Naval architect Luca Brenta calls Ghost an “ocean runner,” a term he uses to describe a very fast...
To create more U.S.-friendly boats, Ferretti Group, the in­ternational boatbuilding consortium that...
Fast and fashionable, the Australian-built semiopen Warren S87 offers a true cruising experience in...
Alysia is as much a floating spa as it is a yacht. This 280-foot boat carries as many as 36 guests...
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...
The 182-foot Twizzle is a thoroughly modern De Vries–built Feadship with all the latest toys and a...
When Italian real estate entrepreneur Salvatore D’Agostino failed to find a suitably large upgrade...
A fine Italian builder with a long history of producing fast patrol boats, Cantieri Navali...
About a decade ago, a California entrepreneur took delivery of a 170-foot Feadship and named her...
Sherakhan is enjoying the type of retirement many of us hope for: She looks better than ever, and...

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