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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.

Concept Boat Provides Inventive Solutions

Yachting journalists are often asked which charter yachts offer up the most equitable staterooms for those couples or families wanting to vacation with another group. Sailing with others on a yacht unquestionably provides quality time with the other members of the party, but how to divvy up those divine quarters equitably often becomes an issue. […]

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 […]

Baraka Comes First in 2010 for Turkish Yard

The 191-foot Baraka paved the way for the other four yachts in build at the two yards of Turkey’s Proteksan-Turquoise, taking the honors of first yacht launched in 2010. With naval architecture by the Proteksan-Turquoise in-house team and interior design by Italy-based Francesco Paszkowski, Baraka offers guests plenty of space and entertainment options, including a […]

CRN Launches 197-foot Hull No. 128

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 Zuccon International Project and interior design by Laura Sessa Romboli, Hull No. 128, which launched in April, features an aft beach club and […]

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 […]

Richmond’s Status Quo Redux

Richmond Yachts launched the second Status Quo, a new tri-deck yacht that logs in at 150 feet, with a 28-foot beam and seven-foot, four-inch draft (max). Made in its British Columbia yard, this is a follow-up to 2003’s 138-foot delivery of the first Status Quo, and it is the largest glass-reinforced plastic composite yacht to […]

Sanlorenzo Debuts Two New SD92’s

Italian yacht builder Sanlorenzo has launched two 89-foot navettas, Lady Jane and Genie 2, the SD92 line’s 10th and 11th hulls. Splashing within a week of each other in April, both yachts are built in GRP composite and feature exterior styling from Francesco Paszkowski. Genie 2 sports a metallic hull, the first from the Viareggio […]

A Triple Play for Trinity

Louisiana-based Trinity Yachts has unveiled the 142-foot Big Zip, the 164-foot Imagine, and the 190-foot Mi Sueño. Big Zip and Imagine emerged out of the builder’s New Orleans yard, and Mi Sueño came from the company’s Gulfport, Mississippi, location. Big Zip is a sister ship to Big City, which launched in 2009. Trinity’s naval architect […]