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DANIELLE CUTLER WALLIN

Danielle Cutler started covering yachts, marinas, and the yachting industry in 2005. Besides writing and editing yacht content for Robb Report, Danielle has worked for Yachts International and the sadly defunct ShowBoats International. Danielle also writes for and manages the editorial production process for Muse by Robb Report. She has written about aviation, hotels, restaurants, health, gear, and technology topics as well. Before 2005, Danielle was at Bon Appétit magazine.

Boating: The Princess Tide

LVMH’s impressive stable of luxury brands includes, among others, fashion labels Louis Vuitton and Givenchy; Champagne houses Moët & Chandon and Veuve Clicquot; and the Royal Van Lent shipyard, which produces Fead­ship megayachts. In 2008, the Paris-based conglomerate expanded its maritime presence with the purchase of Princess Yachts, a reputable British builder that is now […]

Christensen’s Repeat Client Builds on Past Projects

Although experienced yachtsman John Rosatti liked his last boat from Christensen Shipyards, Nice N’ Easy, he took the opportunity on his new, 162-foot vessel from the shipyard, Remember When, to make a few changes. While the feel of Remember When is reminiscent of his last yacht, the interior design from Carol Williamson is a bit […]

Westport Unveils its 7th in the 164 Series

The Washington State–based Westport Yachts added another winner to its flagship 164 series. Built in composite, the semi-displacement trideck motor yacht Boardwalk tastefully carries on the torch. She boasts exterior styling by noted designer Donald Starkey, with naval architecture from William Garden, who penned the whole series. Westport Yachts handled the interior design, which features […]

Mia Elise: A New Generation of Trinity Yachts

A repeat client might wonder what could possibly differentiate this 164-foot (50-meter) motor yacht from the six other Trinity yachts that this enthusiast has owned in the past 10 years. “Mia Elise has a tender garage, a fifth guest stateroom on the pilothouse deck, a raised seating area on the aft main deck, and a […]

Off The Charts

The world’s top charter yachts have always followed a predictable path: They spend their summers in the Mediterranean and their winters in the Caribbean. This winter, however, some of the biggest and best boats are charting new courses to such exotic locales as the Maldives and even Madagascar. The Caribbean remains the region of choice […]

Winter Thrill

The portrait of a perfect charter yacht varies with every passenger’s preferences. Some charter clients care most about the quality—and the equality—of the staterooms. Others might be focused on the yacht’s outdoor spaces and water toys. For some, a first-rate crew is of foremost concern, while others place a premium on fuel efficiency and range. […]

The Robb Reader: Randy Morton

Randy Morton, president and chief operating officer of the Bellagio resort and casino in Las Vegas, has spent 30 years in the hotel business—after giving up his dream at age 17 of becoming a professional hockey player. But even from an early age, Morton showed a penchant for hospitality: When he was 6 years old, […]

The Latest Yacht from Nobiskrug: Sycara V

Hot on the heels of the August launch of Nobiskrug’s Jamaica Bay, the sublime 223-foot (68-meter) Sycara V debuted to the world at the Monaco Yacht Show in September. Its sturdy exterior houses an interior that exudes light and a spacious, barrier-free modern flow. Built in steel and aluminum, Sycara V’s go-anywhere exterior styling was […]

Boating: Seeing the Light

Arcadia Yachts arrived at the Düsseldorf International Boat Show in January hoping to draw attention to the new Arcadia 85′. It didn’t take long for the shipyard’s presence to pay off: The second hull from the nascent builder’s 85-foot line sold within 12 minutes of the show’s opening. A subsidiary of the Italian industrial group […]

Boating: Pet Project

Introduced in the 1950s, the Favorite line of cruisers from Dutch builder Mulder Shipyard still enjoys a cult following. Enthusiasts around the world gather on a regular basis to take to the water in their vintage Favorites, which include the original Favorite Kruiser and the 1960s-era Super Favorite Kruiser. Now, on the heels of its […]