Boating & Yachting

The main difference between the 88 Florida and every other yacht in its open class is the...
The Riva 88 Florida , which made its U.S. debut last fall at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, has the same sexy profile as older Riva classics like the 1960s Aquarama or 1990s Bahamas,...
Concept superyachts , much like their automotive counterparts, provide yacht designers with a unique opportunity to push their imaginations to the limit and develop ideas that may find their way into...
The Italian boatbuilder Benetti ( benettiyachts.it ) has enlisted the Los Angeles–based automotive designer Henrik Fisker ( henrikfisker.org ) to craft a sporty 164-foot yacht series. Fisker’s...
A new series of open sports yachts, the Palmer Johnson Niniette ( palmerjohnson.com ) represents a collaboration between the Monaco-based boatbuilder and the French automaker Bugatti ( bugatti.com...
A new 328-foot concept yacht promises to change the design parameters of expedition vessels. Impossible Productions Ink in New York and Tim Dempers Studio in Cape Town, South Africa, collaborated for...
No longer polar opposites, luxury and Antarctic exploration have become synonymous thanks in part to International Nature and Cultural Adventures (INCA) and its Across the Southern Ocean experience...
The diamond-like refraction of light from its faceted hull is one of Moonstone’s most illuminating...
The diamond-like refraction of light from its faceted hull is one of Moonstone ’s most illuminating qualities. The 295-foot concept yacht, a joint project from Oceanco and Van Geest Design, promises...
As can be seen by comparing these before and after videos, the Wider 150-foot Project Genesi yacht has been beautifully realized from its renderings and includes the Italian boatbuilder’s Floating...
Built by Curvelle shipyards in Turkey and delivered in 2013, the 111-foot Quaranta , which is available this summer in the Mediterranean for around $130,000 per week, is both speedy and spacious. As...
Named after the Catalan moniker for Spain’s party mecca, Ibiza, Naoyacht’s 249-foot Eivissa II reflects the sensually seductive aesthetic of its eponymous town. One of four current concepts from the...
Resembling an intergalactic explorer more than pelagic pleasure craft, the Sea Level 262-foot CF8 Future Concept yacht will, when realized, be out of this world. The Netherlands-based design team has...
The long-awaited Wider 150 superyacht has successfully completed its sea trials, and the Italian yacht builder has released details about its lavish, newly completed 1,000-square-foot beach club,...
Storybook charm defines every inch of Montenegro. Medieval castles, red-roofed houses, and tiny fishing villages add to its old-world allure. A popular destination for boaters, the Balkan country is...
In addition to eye-catching looks, the Evo 43 features an expandable deck. Naval engineer Valerio Rivellini is the rare yacht designer who has seen his singular concept become reality. Most dream...
Best known for his French Laundry restaurant in Yountville, Calif., and Bouchon eateries in Beverly Hills, Calif., and Las Vegas, Thomas Keller is expanding his culinary skills into open waters. The...
For the first time ever, the America’s Cup races are coming to the Middle East. February 27 through 28, the sailing spectacle will take place in Muscat, Oman , marking the beginning of this year’s...
Luca Dini, the designer of the Italian-built Kifaru Baby ( kifaruyacht.com ), describes the open-class 43-foot yacht as “a fighter plane without wings.” Presumably he’s referring to the vessel’s...
Ready to ply the world’s waters with panache, McMullen & Wing’s 164-foot Y/N 1016 expedition motor yacht is sailing through its sea trials. The commissioned cruiser is the largest yacht built to...
Cognoscenti of sophistication and style, Italian artisans infuse beauty and craftsmanship throughout all genres of creativity, including one of their leading categories—boatbuilding. Italy, which is...
Sanlorenzo's first Explorer, Moka, unveiled at the past Monaco Yacht Show 2015, has just successfully concluded her maiden voyage: a transatlantic ocean journey that brought her to American shores...
Only the most beautifully designed yachts can compete with an interior by Pininfarina—the legendary 86-year-old Italian coachbuilder known for its work with Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Maserati, and more...
Billed by its Florida-based manufacturer as the world’s deepest-diving submersible with a transparent acrylic hull, the Triton Submarines Triton 6600/2 ( tritonsubs.com ) is designed to take its...
London-based Winch Design recently unveiled plans for its 328-foot trimaran concept , an impressive superyacht with a designated landing deck and hangar for the AgustaWestland 609 TiltRotor aircraft...
Benetti’s 11∙11 superyacht is a sleek and stylish superyacht marked by graceful, arching curves; 180-degree windows; and an open-concept interior. With luxurious lounges and an abundance of...
Tortoise , a 115-foot, eco-friendly superyacht built in 2015 by Arcadia Yachts , is essentially a fiberglass floating fortress —and it is currently available for charter in the Mediterranean. For...
Lightweight and streamlined, the following six boats (ranging in price from $88,600 to $1.5 million) are under 50 feet and make for a chic way to get back and forth between a superyacht and the shore...
This March, a full solar eclipse will enthrall stargazers around the globe. Visible only from certain parts of the Pacific Ocean, the majestic celestial show will be best glimpsed from Wayag Island...
In this month’s cover story, Jimmy ­Kimmel remarks that he has led a “buckety” life (see “The 2016 Bucket List,” page 88). Though this felicitous phrase likely applies to many of our readers, we all...

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