During their prime in the 1930s, J-boats, vessels measuring from 75 to 87 feet on the waterline, dominated international racing, and among t
New York Yacht Club
As with Oscar night, the Heisman Trophy presentation, and the presidential election, a certain amount of campaigning precedes the Nicholso
“This is a yacht of extremes—127 meters, 200 million euros . . .
It should have been the best of times for NorthCoast Yachts, a Tacoma, Wash., shipyard that had, over the previous two decades, launched 1
To the inexperienced traveler, chartering a yacht to cruise the coast of Chile sounds like a straightforward proposition.
As she sidestepped shards of steel and gnarled clumps of wiring, Karen Bamford applauded herself for choosing blue jeans over a business s
Michael Schumacher probably would not relinquish the keys to his Ferrari to a teenager with a learner’s permit, and it is safe to assume th
The diesel engines have been cut for the moment, and the yacht drifts as if becalmed while waves lap against the gleaming white hull.
The familiar hues of blue that John Jo Lewis had so often viewed from behind his mask grew darker as he drew closer to his destination.
The lure of
In 1984, divers from the Swedish Underwater Archaeology Society made a groundbreaking discovery.
Earlier this year, a Skater 32 Race Pleasure peaked at 119 mph. However, the powerboat was not running on standard boat engines.
Don Gilman, president of Gilman Yachts, had an ample fleet of Browards, Vikings, and Hatterases on display last February at the Miami Inte
Pushing the Limits
Since she was launched by her royal namesake in 1969, the Queen Elizabeth 2 has carried on the grand tradition of ocean liners, spiriting pas
Nascar Winston Cup team owner Felix Sabates becomes the most popular person at Daytona Marina during the February week preceding the Dayto
“Oh, we’ve blown up engines, drives, just about everything,” Gary Montano says matter-of-factly as we prepare to board Montano Motorsports, h
For work order number 534 out of the shipyard, John Brown & Co., Ltd., of Clydebank, Scotland, destiny plotted a course as twisted and su
Residents of La Spezia, a navy town on the western coast of northern Italy, have become accustomed to seeing daunting military vessels pas
For years, owners and potential customers of Rybovich, a boatmaker known for its custom 60-foot-plus mahogany sportfishermen, clamored for a
Newport, R.I., a town steeped in U.S.
The sight of a commercial fishing vessel usually conjures up images of long hours of arduous labor often conducted in rough weather and al
As with any megayacht, there is a story behind the name of Anson Bell, a 156-footer built by Palmer Johnson.