Boating & Yachting

The Lürssen-built Coral Island recently underwent a refit that updated some of its technical systems to comply with current charter standards and regulations. It also had its name changed to Coral...
From Heesen’s 229-foot stunner, Galactica Super Nova , to Timur Bozca’s formidable Black Swa n concept, 2016 was a banner year for the yachting industry. The following stories were our most-read...
A watercraft with character, the Jet Capsule appears more like a pelagic pod plopped down from its intergalactic mothership than a boat built in Italy. Designed by Pierpaolo Lazzarini, the high-tech...
Sunseeker International’s new Manhattan 66 yacht proves that good things really do come in small packages. Despite being only 66 feet long, the performance motor yacht boasts the amenities of a much...
Since its inception in 1918, Palmer Johnson has always pushed the boundaries of boating. In 1979, the Monaco-based shipyard delivered Fortuna , a 100-foot vessel that was the fastest superyacht in...
Azimut has launched several noteworthy yachts this year, with plans to truly transform yachting with more breakthrough designs.
Developed in partnership with Mercedes-Benz Style and built by Monaco-based Silver Arrows Marine, the Silver Arrows Marine Arrow460-Granturismo is a yacht unlike any other. The 46-foot cruiser— which...
The Arcadia Sherpa can do much more than just schlep a superyacht’s gear. Unlike the shadow vessels of old that were repurposed commercial supply ships, the 55-foot Arcadia Yachts Sherpa (...
In October, German shipyard Lürssen launched its latest mammoth marvel, the 403-foot Jupiter superyacht . Like Lürssen’s other behemoth beauties such as the 511-foot Dilbar and the 590-foot Azzam ,...
Each New Year represents fresh beginnings and blank slates. Chartering one of the following superyachts will help you start the year off right.
After unveiling its SeaXplorer expedition yacht concept to rave reviews at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show, Dutch shipyard Damen sold the first model less than a year later. Currently under construction...
In September, Milan-based HBD Studios debuted its L’Amage superyacht concept at the Monaco Yacht Show. If built today, the 623-footer would be one of the largest yachts in the world, though still...
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show saw this year’s attendance jump 5 percent to more than 100,000 visitors. Exhibitors praised the palpable optimism on the docks this year, helped by the...
Cutting-edge yacht design may turn plenty of heads, but it’s bygone-era styling that tugs at heartstrings. Maybe it’s fantasy fulfillment, or maybe it’s the notion that some looks just never go out...
With the sun setting early in the northern hemisphere, yacht charters have become the best way to beat winter. The Caribbean remains the most popular cruising grounds for many of the world’s finest...
Boutique cruise line Seabourn has partnered with integrative medicine expert Andrew Weil, MD, to offer a mindful-living program on its cruises. The experience launches with the inaugural sailing of...
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then surely the 5,000-plus superyachts currently on the water are considered some of the most beautiful things ever created. Each, whether semi- or fully...
By square footage, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is the world’s largest yachting event. The show sprawls over 3 million square feet across seven sites, bringing together many...
Every year, superyacht sybarites eagerly anticipate new designs launched at boat shows. Located around the globe from Cannes to Dubai, the following boat shows are widely considered some of the most...
A quick look at some of the stars of the Cannes and Monaco spectacles. The yacht-show season continues November 3 through 7 with the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, where vessels ranging...
Tankoa Yachts – Genoa based boutique shipyard – announced its latest stunning project at Monaco Yacht Show 2016, Tankoa S621. Tankoa S621 is outstanding for something hard to define rationally but...
Just in time for Halloween, we’ve compiled a list of seven sinister superyachts certain to make your skin tingle. To travel on a yacht other than one of these fierce, formidable beauties would be a...
Working alongside designer Sam Sorgiovanni and One2three Naval Architects, Australian-based shipbuilder Echo Yachts has unveiled its 393-foot Trimaran concept . The sleek, sinuous vessel features an...
A true sea monster, the 468-foot sailing yacht A apparently made its first pelagic prowl with sea tests off the German coast of Kiel a few days ago. Designed by Philippe Starck and built by Nobiskrug...
Debuted at the Cannes Yachting Festival this September, Custom Line ’s Navetta 37 yacht is a nearly 122-foot-long beauty with a bulbous bow and curvaceous exterior. The yacht (Custom Line’s largest...
The Ferretti Group unveiled 22 yachts at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival, including the 62-foot Itama yacht . The compact model sported a white hull and a deck made from teak, but yacht owners...
The Monaco Yacht Show, which included four days of sunshine and several Prince Albert II sightings, arguably carried the most positive vibe of last five years. More than 34,000 attendees walked the...
One year after announcing the Pershing 140 superyacht at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show , Ferretti Group sold its first example at this year’s show. The 140-foot yacht (the largest of the Pershing fleet...
YXT - Yacht X Tender - a division of Lynx Yachts – successfully debuted during the Monaco Yacht Show 2016 with its YXT 20. The Dutch manufacturer Lynx Yachts is a new and dynamic yard founded in 2010...

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