Boating & Yachting

Ancona, Italy-based CRN launched its fifth CRN 128 for a very private owner—so private that we are not allowed to mention the yacht’s name here. With exterior styling designed in conjunction with...
Lord Norman Foster, the creative force behind Manhattan’s Hearst Tower, London’s City Hall, and a host of other highly acclaimed projects, is making a big splash with his most recent foray into yacht...
Nautor's Swan, the king of the series sailboat, launched its new 60 in late 2009. The 60's interior is very light and minimalist, but the designers made sure that there were enormous amounts of...
Moonen's 124-foot Northlander , launched in the fall of 2009, evolved out of an earlier 120-foot model after an owner wanted to stretch his yacht. The displacement yacht was designed for private...
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. Brackley had just...
The 175-foot Feadship Hurricane Run is the first Feadship launched in 2009. The owner named the boat after a racehorse, just as he did with his two previous yachts, High Chaparral and Thunder Gulch...
Palmer Johnson's Hokulani is the second build in Palmer Johnson’s 150 series, but the first to go into charter. The craft, replete with gold hull and black trim, turned heads when it sashayed onto...
Perini Navi’s Salute is the first yacht in the Italian shipbuilder’s highly successful 184-foot line to be designed as a sloop. While Perini’s ketch designs of this length have been somewhat staid,...
Monte Carlo–based Wally is known for bold, futuristic powerboat and sailboat designs. The Wally Saudade , the company’s 148-foot flagship, further enhances this reputation with a hull design that...
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. Designer Patrick Knowles...
The 248-foot blue-hulled beauty (formerly named Scout ) was launched last year. Northern Star was designed for long-distance cruising, with a range of 6,000 nautical miles, and to be self-sufficient...
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. That could soon change: Vicem...
The 190-foot Royal Huisman Ethereal is one of the most environmentally friendly sailing superyachts to launch in the last few years. It boasts the first true hybrid engine on a sailing ship, a power...
Low-riding with towering black sails that include a lion’s crest, the Yachting Developments Bristolian is representative of the new breed of fast, oceangoing superyachts from New Zealand. Bristolian...
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...
When asked once about the prices of his famous Corsair yachts, American financier J.P. Morgan reportedly answered, "If you have to ask, you can’t afford it." Nearly a century later another visionary...
In 2008, the Dutch shipbuilder Feadship launched what is arguably its most innovative yacht to date, the 239-foot Predator . It takes only a quick glance at Predator ’s menacing bow and aggressive...
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, a massage...
Naval architect Ron Holland has designed a craft that reaches a top speed of 18 mph—exceptional performance for a vessel this size. Selene’s water toys include a jet tender, two Waverunners, two...
The Lürssen Martha Ann offers a level of luxury noteworthy even among superyachts. From its ornate wall sconces to its warm, paneled woodwork, François Zuretti’s elegantly traditional interior exudes...
The Ferretti Custom Line 97' feels remarkably spacious, thanks partly to unusually large windows in its guest cabins. The $12.6 million, 97-foot vessel also has optional features typically reserved...
Nazenin V , launched late 2009, is the largest aluminum sailing yacht built in Turkey. The 171-ft. blue-hulled yacht also commands a significant presence with its 200-ft.-tall mast and meticulous...
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. Inside Information: Consider cruising to your favorite...
Benetti's Silver Angel , launched in late 2009, was designed as a world-cruising superyacht. Its unusually large displacement gives it the largest volume of interior space of any yacht in its class...
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. Tiara is known for overbuilding its boats, and the...
Viking, Bertram, and Hatteras comprise the triumvirate of American sportfishing boats. The competition between the three has been healthy for anglers, but Viking has taken a slight edge with its new...
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. Ducanes, and...
Go , one of Feadship’s latest launches, will make its debut in summer 2010 for the charter season in the Caribbean. De Voogt Naval Architects designed the boat to be one of the largest, in terms of...
The Wally 130, launched in summer 2009, shares the stylistic minimalism found on other Wally yachts, but performance was also designed into its DNA. The 130 was designed to be the fastest upwind...
The flagship of the Leopard line, Pure One is a sleek, fast, and Euro-stylish performance yacht. Pure One was a collaboration between Arno Shipyard and Pure Design, and its planing hull reaches 36...

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