Boating & Yachting

Launched last September, the Frauscher 1017 GT ( www.frauscherboats.com ) is an exceptional racer that represents the pinnacle of performance and design from the 85-year-old Austrian shipyard. The 33...
With aggressive and easily identifiable designs, boats from Monaco-based Wally demand attention. The new Wally//One ( www.wally.com ) is no exception. Designed for use as a day boat or a megayacht...
The dutch shipyard Heesen completed seven yachts in 2011, of which Quinta Essentia ( www.heesenyachts.nl ; available for charter through Nakhimov, www.nakhimov.com ) was the standout. Delivered last...
The Riva Iseo ( www.riva-yacht.com ) is one of the storied Italian brand’s most exciting launches in recent years. The 170-year-old builder, which debuted the Iseo last summer, implemented its first...
Rossi Navi is not as well known as many of its yacht-building counterparts in Europe. But with the delivery of Numptia last July, the 30-year-old Italian yard emerged as an industry leader. The 230-...
At 220 feet, sailing yacht Vertigo ( www.alloyyachts.co.nz ; available for charter through YCO, +37.793.501.212, www.ycoyacht.com ) is the largest build to date from New Zealand’s Alloy Yachts and...
Delivered last August to longtime Benetti yacht owners, the 213-foot Seanna (+39.0584.3821, www.benettiyachts.it ; available for charter through Burgess, 212.223.0410, www.burgessyachts.com ) is a...
Galileo G (+39.0187.28371, www.perininavi.it ) is the second launch from the Vitruvius line of explorer yachts, which is a collaborative effort between naval architect Philippe Briand and Italian...
The sleek and speedy Aifos (+39.0584.38191, www.cbinavi.com ) is a stunning new showpiece for the Italian yard CBI Navi, which the Fipa boatbuilding group acquired in 2005. The 164-foot yacht, which...
At 120 feet, the 120SL is the grandest vessel in the Azimut Grande series, a line of 100-plus-foot planing yachts with which the Azimut-Benetti Group bridges the gap between custom and semicustom...
Italian builder Tecnomar designed its new 120-foot planing yacht so that passengers could be as close as possible to the water. The Tecnomar Velvet 36 (+39.0585.50.62.1, www.tecnomar.com ) features a...
Pershing, a Ferretti Group subsidiary, may have moved away from the fast-and-furious powerboat market when it introduced the Pershing 108 (+39.0721.956211, www.pershing-yacht.com ) in July 2011, but...
With a striking design from Espen Øino International, the 125-foot Danish Yachts AeroCruiser 38 (+45.9845.4200, www.danishyachts.com ) might be the most cutting-edge semicustom yacht. Launched in...
Launched in mid-April, the latest to splash from Feadship is the 258-foot (78.5-meter) custom motor yacht Hampshire II . The experienced owner of Hampshire II made sure there was plenty of room for...
New from Seattle-based builder Delta Marine comes the largest all-composite 50-meter luxury custom motor yacht on the planet. Arianna ’s 164-foot length, 34-foot beam, and more than 7,500 square feet...
During its Monaco sale taking place May 11 and 12—to coincide with the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique— RM Auctions will offer up one of the most famous racing boats ever built. Wanting to create the...
Combine the French Beneteau Group’s industrial know-how with Monte Carlo Yachts ’ Italian style and then throw in a country kitchen, and American yachting enthusiasts will appreciate the latest model...
Like a high-performance penthouse apartment at sea, Vertigo combines the advanced naval architecture of a racing yacht with the comfort and style of an upscale urban home. The 220-foot sailboat,...
Gulf Craft , the Dubai-based builder, has unveiled the Majesty 135, the crown jewel of its fleet. As the yard’s largest yacht to date, clocking in at 135 feet and with an almost 27-foot beam, this...
At 43 feet long, the Wally One ( www.wally.com ) is the smallest model from the Monaco-based builder. But its shape is as aggressive-looking as those of the brand’s larger vessels. And like all of...
When Marquis Yachts introduced its Sport Yacht series five years ago, buyers gravitated toward the new big-boat models. With design inside and out by Nuvolari-Lenard, a renowned megayacht design firm...
Twin cabins are ideal for single adult friends or, even better, families with kids. Cranchi takes the latter into consideration with the unusual setup aboard the new M40 ST. This express-style yacht...
Just in time for boating season, world-renowned powerboat manufacturer Cigarette Racing Team has introduced a pair of new models to its lineup: the 42-foot Huntress, an all-new center-console model;...
Chris-Craft builds sport boats favored as both primary vessels and tenders. Not only do they look fast, they are fast. The Corsair 36 is the latest that will surely turn heads, not just because of...
Vicem Yachts’ newest design bests the formerly largest yacht in the Turkish builder’s Classic Flybridge series by three feet of hull length and one passenger cabin. The 75-foot Vicem 75 Flybridge (...
John Paul Dejoria likes to hit the road in his 1957 Chevy Bel Air and ride the tracks in his private 1927 American Car and Foundry Company railcar. So when the owner of Paul Mitchell Hair Systems and...
Open yachts feature exactly what their name suggests: big, open spaces for relaxing and sunning. Atlantis takes the open yacht concept even further with its new Atlantis 58 flagship. Sure, the yacht...
Italian boatbuilder Revolver designed its inaugural model, the Revolver 42 ( www.revolverboats.com ), as something of a crossover between powerboats and weekend cruisers. Powerboat fans might...
The Azimut-Benetti Group introduced its Azimut Grande series—a collection of highly customizable planing vessels measuring 100 feet and longer—in January 2011. At the time, the line consisted of the...
Despite its smaller size, Sessa Marine ’s new Flybridge 40, the descendant of last year’s Fly 45, has plenty of legroom. The 40-foot vessel, which has a nearly 13-foot beam, can accommodate up to 12...

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