Upholstering a wall with small rectangular sheets of mother-of-pearl or with millions of shimmering glass beads might seem more extravagant than tasteful—but not to designer Maya Romanoff.
Less than a decade ago, many express cruisers designed by American companies had straight hull lines, reverse-facing radar arches, and interiors that resembled crawl spaces rather than spacious wa
Delta is one of a few U.S. yacht builders that ranks with the most respected shipyards in Europe.
If there were a royal line in the American yachting industry, Magnum Marine would surely have a legitimate claim to the throne.
The Riva 86 Domino (www.riva-yacht.com), which at press time was scheduled to debut at the Cannes International Boat &
Next summer, the Italian yacht builder Pershing will launch the first boat in its 108-foot series.
Palmer Johnson shows no signs of slowing as it prepares to launch the PJ170.
Oceanfast has been building motoryachts for 25 years, and its new 48-meter series yacht is a fresh departure for the Australian shipyard.
With its Custom Line 124' (www.customline-yacht.com)—124-foot semicustom yachts expected to debut next spring—the Ita
Lord Norman Foster, the creative force behind Manhattan’s Hearst Tower, London’s City Hall, and a host of other highly acclaimed projects, is making a big splash with his most recent foray into ya
The new 43-meter Nadara from Tecnomar has a sleek, stealthy look with its aggressively pointed bow and tiger-stripe black curves created by three unbroken levels of windows.
Designing a sailing superyacht can be infinitely more complicated than a motoryacht, particularly when it needs to cross oceans in comfort.
Perini Navi, the Italian shipyard known for its fleet of colossal sailboats, has recently launched the latest in its 56-meter superyacht series by designer Ron Holland.
Several years ago, a British businessman went looking for an older yacht to restore.
It may seem somewhat incongruous for a BMW Group–owned company, DesignworksUSA, to have styled the Bavaria Cruiser 55—a yacht propelled by wind, not horsepower.
For most personal watercraft, buoyancy is a virtue. But the new $100,000 Cayago Magnum sinks by design.
Like other personal-watercraft makers, Sea-Doo voluntarily limits the top speed of its machines to 65 mph.
With the new Bertram 540, deep-sea fishing excursions and weekend family getaways no longer have to be mutually exclusive.
Noah’s Ark, arguably the world’s first expedition yacht, was built in Turkey. Yet despite this august heritage, the Turks have never been known as master shipbuilders.
Inventor Graham Hawkes’ lifelong obsession with underwater flight leads him to create a winged two-person submersible.
Ppersonal submersibles are quickly becoming standard tenders in the luxury yachting world. The following manufacturers offer submersibles of various styles and capabilities.
At 131 feet long, the new Sanlorenzo 40 Alloy (www.sanlorenzoyacht.com) would have been slowed by a hull made of fiber
RoMa, a recent launch from Viareggio Superyachts, allows 12 fortunate guests to roam in comfort across the 62-meter (203-ft.) quad-deck hull.
Oceanco’s shipyard in the Netherlands is known for producing some of the most creative custom superyachts around the world.
With its black hull and desert sand–colored deck, the Riva 68' Ego Super (www.riva-yacht.com) made quite a statement amid t
The moment tom perkins first took the helm of Maltese Falcon marked the culmination of his quest to create a new breed of mechanically sophisticated sailing superyachts.
Palmer Johnson, once the most traditional of yacht builders, bet its future on the sport yacht design in 2002.
The new Back Cove 37 has the same rugged, handsome looks of its smaller siblings, but the twin-stateroom layout makes it a comfortable cruiser.
Hunt Yachts, which can trace its pedigree back to the first modern deep-V hull in the early 1960s, has engineered a leap forward with its new 52.