MIUCHAEL VERDON

Boating: Bell of the Ball

As with any megayacht, there is a story behind the name of Anson Bell, a 156-footer built by Palmer Johnson. More compelling, however, is the tale of the bell itself. One day in 1999, during the construction stage of his then-nameless yacht, Stanley Hubbard was flipping through a Christie’s catalog when he spotted an 18-inch-tall […]