Boats and Yachts

In the yachting world, concepts often come from young designers hoping to break into the business by enticing an owner to commission their design. While these novices bring welcome new ideas to the...
At the 2016 Cannes Yachting Festival—September 6 through 11—the British yacht builder Sunseeker International will display a wide range of its motorboats, including the new Sunseeker 95 Yacht . The...
For the second year in a row, the Wine Palace Monte-Carlo —an exceptional source of fine wines, Champagnes, and spirits—will be on hand to satiate oenophiles for four days during the 2016 Monaco...
Azimut is bringing 17 of its most iconic yachts and newest releases to the Cannes Yachting Festival next month. The yacht show, which takes place September 6 through 11, is one of the year’s hottest...
Day boats , in all shapes and sizes, have been increasing in popularity over the last few years. The Hinckley picnic boats with their elegant, classic looks and jet drives started the trend in the...
Frauscher is one of a handful of builders that effortlessly blends a hardy build quality with some of the most compelling designs on the water. The 717 Mirage , with its flared stern, was a knockout...
Overhead shots of the new Wajer 55 convey the boat’s simple beauty, taking in its long composite foredeck, sweeping one-piece windshield, and downturn of the tumblehome at the stern. Sinot Exclusive...
Genesi , the first Wider 150, is rated the quietest yacht in its class. You know that a superyacht runs quietly—almost silently—when you look out a window and are surprised to see that the boat is...
The raised profile of the Glider Super Sports (SS18) suggests a cartoonish, sci-fi approach to yacht design, but its speed and seakeeping abilities are grounded in hydrodynamics. Rob McCall, formerly...
Launched in July, Regent’s Seven Seas Explorer is a massive 732-foot cruise ship that will ferry guests around the globe in ultimate luxury. One of the ship’s finest features is the Regent Suite, a 4...
Riva Yacht’s new designs are blowing the competition out of the water. In addition to a sleek Fiat car , which is available since July, the shipbuilder has a trifecta of eye-catching yachts planned.
The fourth example from the Cerri Cantieri Navali (CCN) 102’ Flyingsport line (recently launched in Italy’s Marina di Carrara ) will make its world debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September...
Riva has always held a special place in the hearts of boat lovers. They might mention the Riva Ariston (the yacht choice of Bridget Bardot and Sean Connery) with the same reverence as a classic-car...
Surrounded by mammoth glaciers, heaping snowdrifts, and a menagerie of wildlife, two new pre-cruise, ultra-luxury expeditions from Seabourn lead guests into the rugged and mystic terrain of...
Founded 200 years ago, Maine’s Hodgdon Yachts may be the oldest continually operating shipyard in the United States, but its ideas are anything but dated. Case in point: the new 34-foot limousine...
With an 18.5-foot beam, the new Turkish-built Vicem 65 Flybridge ( vicemyachts.net ) is spacious enough to offer owners a variety of layout options. The first example, which debuted in March at the...
The Dutch have long left an imprint on the world of yachting. In fact, the word “yacht” originates from the Dutch word “jacht,” which means “hunt,” because the Dutch navy originally used fast, yacht-...
In June, Holland-based Amels shipyard presented its largest superyacht to date, the 272-foot...
A cockpit redesign of the popular Blue Ice 38 V powerboat ( blueice boats.it ) has made the space more comfortable and more versatile. The seatbacks of the stern-facing sofa and chaise longue—located...
At 138 feet long, the Custom Line Navetta 42 ( customline-yacht.com ) will be the largest model from the Ferretti Group’s brand of semicustom, semidisplacement yachts. The first example is scheduled...
Italy’s mastery of both maritime and auto design find fusion in the Fiat 500 Riva , the nautically nuanced collaboration between the heralded marque and the specialists behind Riva speedboats . The...
At the risk of stealing the spotlight from the superyachts it supports, the newly upgraded 181-foot Damen Yacht Support 5009 will take center stage during the Monaco Yacht Show in September. Damen...
Superyacht concepts are a dime a dozen, but the groundbreaking Shaddai superyacht concept is one-in-a-billion. Conceived by Italian designer Gabriele Teruzzi, the 492-foot beauty is unlike any other...
Launched in early April, the 164-foot Ouranos— the first yacht in Admiral’s new C Force 50 series— holds the prestigious honor of having the lowest noise and vibration levels of any yacht ever...
The thrill of a challenge, the adrenaline of high speeds aboard AC45 catamarans, and the unpredictability of racing at sea are just a few things that make the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series...
While many yachters spend their summers exploring the Mediterranean, a wealth of under-the-radar destinations provide unique experiences. From New England to the Baltics, here are some of the best...
Known for building some of the world’s largest superyachts, German shipyard Lürssen will present the 238-foot Coral Ocean (formerly Coral Island ) this season at the Monaco Yacht Show, just in time...
Based in Turkey, Alen Yacht has gained a reputation for making innovative, highly customizable ships. The shipbuilder’s recent endeavor, the Alen 55 Shuttle , is a 55-foot, semi-customizable yacht...
The futuristic technology found in science-fiction novels is becoming an inevitable reality, and with the newly announced Rolls-Royce autonomous ships , the British manufacturer is shaping the future...
Launched on June 4, the Mangusta Oceano 42 is the Italian shipyard’s first trideck steel displacement yacht in the Long Range line. Similar in style to the Mangusta Moonraker , the sleek and spacious...

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