Last December, Captain Paul Brackley stood on the sundeck of the Benetti St. Ekaterina watching the world’s top charter brokers inspect the recently completed 197-foot megayacht.
The 248-foot blue-hulled beauty (formerly named Scout) was launched last year.
Nautor's Swan, the king of the series sailboat, launched its new 60 in late 2009.
The 175-foot Feadship Hurricane Run is the first Feadship launched in 2009.
The Wally 130, launched in summer 2009, shares the stylistic minimalism found on other Wally yachts, but performance was also designed into its DNA.
This is the smallest of the Italian builder’s stylish, down-east-looking boats, with bigger sister ships that are 51 and 74 feet long.
Maraya, which means "mirror" in Arabic, was launched by CRN in 2008.
Launched in 2009, Onyx is the second in Sanlorenzo's 40-meter series.
The 4300 Open is the new flagship of the Tiara Open Series, an intrepid but handsome-looking boat that is built to battle big seas?and billfish.
The 164-foot trinity motor yacht Mine Games made a splash in more ways than one in the Mediterranean this summer. As the yacht impresses viewers along the Côte d’Azur, its captain, J.D.
Go, one of Feadship’s latest launches, will make its debut in summer 2010 for the charter season in the Caribbean.
With its shiny silver hull and space-age helm chair, the Riva 63' Vertigo is a sleek creature indeed.
The Tiara 5800 Sovran, priced at $1.85 million, meets the high standards of craftsmanship and seamanship for which Tiara has earned a reputation, while measuring 11 feet longer than any previous m
Benetti's Silver Angel, launched in late 2009, was designed as a world-cruising superyacht.
Naval architect Ron Holland has designed a craft that reaches a top speed of 18 mph—exceptional performance for a vessel this size.
The 223-foot motor yacht Kismet, from the Lürssen Yachts shipyard in Germany, holds far more than the standard main salon and guest-cabin layout: Its spaces include a disco, a steam room,
When asked once about the prices of his famous Corsair yachts, American financier J.P.
The Lürssen Martha Ann offers a level of luxury noteworthy even among superyachts.
Viking, Bertram, and Hatteras comprise the triumvirate of American sportfishing boats.
Azimut Yachts celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2009 and launched some of its smartest motor-yacht designs to mark the occasion.
Baia's 100-foot Mirage, launched late in 2009, is more akin to being in a fast-moving atrium than on a traditional express yacht.
Azimut’s new 38, launched in early 2010, is designed as an entrée to that Italian builder’s popular flybridge series. But the company didn’t compromise on features or construction.
Sea Ray's new 540 Sundancer crosses the divide between boxy American boats and too-sleek Euro-cruisers with a body that is lithe but not too slender.
Azimut applied similar design parameters from its 103S express yacht to the 72S, launched in November 2009, with good effect.
Ferretti’s new 800, which will make its debut at Cannes 2010, has several features to distinguish itself from other yachts in its class.
Sanlorenzo, one of Italy's oldest and most respected builders, was not exaggerating when it launched the SL 100 NEW in late 2009. Virtually everything is new about this performance yacht.
Mochi Craft’s Dolphin 74 Cruiser, launched in spring 2010, is a new rendition of its original 74.
The Cigarette brand has made its reputation on speed, whether it's the performance cruising boats or sportfishing boats.
Bertram's 511, launched at the Miami boat show in February 2010, has an edgier look than previous Bertrams, with a sharper forefoot, full wraparound windshield, and wave-piercing hull.
The Van Dutch 40, launched in September 2009, is an express cruiser with head-turning appeal.