When Earl McMillen first saw Belle in 1996, the 77-foot wooden boat was half-buried in mud behind a house in St. Petersburg, Fla., its hull resembling a slice of Swiss cheese.
One day in July, David Ross, president and CEO of Burger Boat Co., picked up the phone and heard the frantic voice of Steve Bostic, one of his newest clients.
Trinity Yachts, the New Orleans boatbuilder, plans to deliver a 192-foot expedition yacht to a New Zealand entrepreneur.
Sailboat owners, say boaters and industry professionals, sometimes scoff at their motoring counterparts.
One of the most popular and successful names in performance boating and racing has been discontinued, at least temporarily.
No longer does size equal sluggishness. The perception of yachts, especially those longer than 100 feet, is that they are portly beasts more suited for floating than flying.
As the talaria t29 c picks up speed, Hinckley Yachts Sales Director Chris Fairfax leans over from behind the wheel so that he can be heard. “Look behind you,” he says.
On the gray water of Venice’s Grand Canal, gondolas bob, speedboats slash, and a lone 1953 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing sputters along the waterway at 7 mph.
Recently, several Disney executives took a ride off Catalina Island in a SEAmobile, a two-person, 15-foot submarine.
Although Mark Holowesko’s new boat has yet to be delivered, he already can picture an October blue-sky day in the Bahamas.
We’re somewhere between Miami and Baltimore, some 60 miles out on the Atlantic Ocean.
When you’re skimming across the water at 90 mph in the best of conditions, the line that separates you from mayhem is ultrafine. Add some 5-foot waves, and the line all but vanishes.
The Cruising Club of America, one of the world’s most exclusive yacht clubs, has no trophy room, no dining room, no marina, no docks—and no clubhouse.
In the summer of 1998, Donald Diamond was circling the globe in Queen of Diamonds, his 132-foot Feadship yacht, when the engine sputtered, then stopped, leaving him stranded off the coast of Dar e
Viv Maren and her husband, Bo Altheden, were sailing the waters near Venezuela last March when they learned firsthand that pirate attacks are not just the stuff of Robert Louis Stevenson novels an
The 6-year-old boy, dressed in a new suit and tie, gripped the Dom Pérignon and swung it with all his might toward the bow of the yacht.
The story is true, the names hidden to protect the guilty. A yacht sets sail from a West Coast port, heading north on an Alaskan cruise, with a new crewmember on board.
You could comfortably live year-round in a sailboat designed by John Munford, enjoying the wide-open galley, the gadget-filled saloon, the mahogany paneling, and the cherry furniture.
In the Southampton shipyard of Vosper Thornycroft, where Royal Navy destroyers and minesweepers are forged, a history-making composite sloop is being built.
March One weekend last may, Gerry Santiago was in first place in the Fort Myers Beach Offshore Grand Prix boat race in Florida, when something went wrong.
Opposites attract this spring, as the latest fashions emphasize wearability and comfort with a dash of modern panache.
For centuries the islands of the Mediterranean Sea, once the playgrounds of heroes and gods, have drawn seafarers following in the wake of Odysseus, eager to visit the shrines of Apollo that rise
“I am like an alcoholic who cannot put his bottle out of his life. With me I cannot not sail.” —E.B. White
Marcel Shears, director of Australian boat maker Cabriolet Royale, recently received a phone call from a customer in St.