Boating & Yachting

Turkish shipyard Turquoise Yachts has announced plans for a new 216.5-foot superyacht , to be designed in collaboration with Nuvolari Lenard. Capable of traveling at approximately 16 knots, the sharp...
Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series New York began with a sputter and ended in a blustering winner-takes-all final race last weekend, May 7 and 8, when the competition made its first stop to New...
CEO, Benetti Vincenzo Poerio joined Benetti in 1993, when the 143-year-old Italian shipyard had fewer than 20 vessels on the water. Today the global fleet of Benetti yachts is near 200, and 44 more...
This month, many cinema enthusiasts will head to the Cannes Film Festival (May 11 through 22), while racecar devotees will venture to the Monaco Grand Prix (May 26 through 29). While luxurious...
Guessing the country of origin for a muscular 80-foot flybridge yacht usually comes down to two choices: Italy or England. Astondoa ’s yard is in Spain, however, and it has been building beautiful...
The Numarine 70 Flybridge , launched last September at the Cannes Yachting Festival, is one of the new breed of European motor yachts that feels significantly longer than its actual length. The...
The new Sunseeker 116 Yacht is the third superyacht from the British builder to be launched this year and was first announced in June 2015 along with exclusive images. Subsequently, the Sunseeker 131...
Pastrovich Studio’s 262-foot X-Prime yacht concept can most easily be described as a floating piece of family-friendly fine art. The latest in Stefano Pastrovich’s X series, a delineation that...
While many Italian shipyards are increasingly building stylish but generic yachts to attract a broader clientele, Sanlorenzo has stayed true to its design roots. The Sanlorenzo SD126 and SL118 yachts...
The X-Jetblade from Stratospheric Industries combines “flying jetpacks” with water sports. Now,...
The X-Jetblade from Stratospheric Industries combines “flying jetpacks” with water sports. Now, both Four Seasons Maldives properties and Four Seasons Langkawi (Langkawi is an archipelago in the...
The expedition superyacht segment will soon receive an intrepid, one-of-a-kind new member. The creative wizards at Bannenberg & Rowell Design conceived the 270-foot Kilkea explorer to travel to...
Dominator’s new Ilumen, scheduled to launch later this year, has grown by 6 feet. Two years after being announced, the 85-foot concept has expanded to 91 feet, as the Italian shipyard and her U.S...
The new Hatteras 70 Motor Yacht combines a classic American profile with a European-style interior, a departure for the North Carolina builder. The lines of the boat, which has a nearly 75-foot...
Mulder Shipyard’s latest launch, the custom-built Mulder Solis yacht , is the Dutch shipyard’s largest project delivered to date. Designed in conjunction with British design studio Claydon Reeves,...
Luxury cruise line Viking Ocean Cruises recently debuted a second ship, soon to be christened as Viking Sea , adding to its lineup of destination-focused cruise possibilities. Equipped with 465...
Built in 2015, the 127-foot superyacht Azalea is as beautiful as the flower from which it derives its name—and it is currently available for charter in the Maldives. Equipped with PADI Gear and...
Renowned for his automotive acumen, Henrik Fisker—who just launched the Fisker Force 1 supercar —has recently drawn upon his versatile design skills to collaborate with Benetti Yachts on the Benetti...
The 55-foot Ferretti Yachts 550 proves that a brand can instill big-yacht features and smart design into even smaller models. The Italian builder managed to retain its distinctive Ferretti look on...
The Netherlands–based Heesen Yachts launched the highly anticipated Galactica Super Nova (developed under the code name Project Kometa) superyacht in March. Following in the footsteps of its...
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...

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