On May18, 1622, aboard the Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha, a group of men gathered around a dying soldier named Juan Nuñez de Nodal.
The world’s top charter yachts have always followed a predictable path: They spend their summers in the Mediterranean and their winters in the Caribbean.
Vicem Yachts presented the distinct-looking Vicem 78 Cruiser (www.vicemyacht.com) at the Cannes and Monaco boat shows in Se
THE GIFTA one-of-a-kind two-person submersible glider built by Hawkes Ocean Technologies.
J Craft, the Gotland, Sweden–based shipyard that builds surprisingly non-Swedish designs, debuted the J Craft Torpedo R at the Monaco Yacht Show in September. The “R pack” designation refers to a
The Feadship group escorted another beauty out of its De Vries shed in early October. The 207-foot (63-meter) Lady Britt wowed the crowd with its quintessential Feadship finesse.
Ferretti Yachts has upgraded its model line by adding the Ferretti 500 and the Ferretti 620 (ww
The portrait of a perfect charter yacht varies with every passenger’s preferences. Some charter clients care most about the quality—and the equality—of the staterooms.
Jerry Gilbreath made a career out of designing, building, and racing speedboats that were faster than some supercars.
Hot on the heels of the August launch of Nobiskrug’s Jamaica Bay, the sublime 223-foot (68-meter) Sycara V debuted to the world at the Monaco Yacht Show in September.
Debuting at September’s Cannes Boat Show, the Delfino 93 relaunched Italian yachtbuilder Benetti’s Delfino line, a throwback to the sixties.
With a 35-knot top speed and clean exterior lines, the Leopard 43m (www.leopardyachts.it) looks and travels like a sporty, svelte cruiser.
Yachting journalists are often asked which charter yachts offer up the most equitable staterooms for those couples or families wanting to vacation with another group.
A stunning Riva Aquariva will be unveiled at the Gagosian Gallery on West 21st Street in Manhattan on September 14 and will remain on display through October 16.
Atalanta Golden Yachts’ newest offering, O’Rama (www.atalantagoldenyachts.com), showcases the Athens-based compa
As the heir apparent to a popular model, the new Azimut 64 maintains the best traits of the 62, while establishing new standards for flybridge design.
The first of two luxury expedition vessels launched by McMullen & Wing in New Zealand, the 45-meter (147 feet) Big Fish promises to redefine the explorer yacht category while setting some new
The hull of the first Royal Falcon Fleet RFF 135 (www.royalfalconfleet.com) arrived in Sweden in April, where it will
Though an inordinate amount of customization goes into designing a megayacht, little personalization is available for a yacht’s most personal tenders: PWCs.
Since its founding in 1969, Cigarette Racing Team has become synonymous with fast and tough powerboats.
The Scubacraft hybrid water vehicle lends itself to marine research and other practical applications, but this versatile new machine can also serve as the ultimate summer playthin
Arcadia Yachts arrived at the Düsseldorf International Boat Show in January hoping to draw attention to the new Arcadia 85'.
The 191-foot Baraka paved the way for the other four yachts in build at the two yards of Turkey’s Proteksan-Turquoise, taking the honors of first yacht launched in 2010.
Ancona, Italy-based CRN launched its fifth CRN 128 for a very private owner—so private that we are not allowed to mention the yach
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.
The 190-foot Royal Huisman Ethereal is one of the most environmentally friendly sailing superyachts to launch in the last few years.
Perini Navi’s Salute is the first yacht in the Italian shipbuilder’s highly successful 184-foot line to be designed as a sloop.
Palmer Johnson's Hokulani is the second build in Palmer Johnson’s 150 series, but the first to go into charter.
The Trinity Destination Fox Harb’r Too takes its name from the award-winning Fox Harb’r Golf Resort & Spa in Nova Scotia, with which the boat also shares its owner.