RICK FRIESE

The Best of the Best 2003: Production Yachts – Pershing 76

Most sport yachts include salons that are nestled within their hulls. However, the main salon of the $4,480,000 Pershing 76 is located on the upper deck, providing alfresco dining and relaxation in a sunny, open environment. An electronically operated hard top opens to allow even more sunshine into the salon, although the top can remain […]

The Best of the Best 2003: Megayachts – Royal Denship

No matter how charming the guests aboard your yacht can be, occasions arise when you seek privacy in places other than your stateroom. Aboard Big Roi, the 207-foot Royal Denship expedition yacht, owner Roy Speer has an entire deck to himself. The 3,000-square-foot owner’s deck of the blue-hulled behemoth is accessible by private elevator or […]

Boating: Down Under

Trinity Yachts, the New Orleans boatbuilder, plans to deliver a 192-foot expedition yacht to a New Zealand entrepreneur. The owner will cruise on the surface of the sea with his new vessel, but for a change of scenery, he will also travel under the surface in a 24-foot submarine, which can be loaded onto his […]