Vitters Shipyard

Great Escapes

LORNE, AUSTRALIA Robert Mills completed Ocean House—his personal beach retreat—in late 2011, and when the architect is not in residence, he rents it to those desiring a rarefied base for their Australian adventures. Located about two hours southwest of Melbourne, the six-bedroom structure of concrete, glass, and wood overlooks a eucalyptus forest and the waters […]


Ghost is a lightweight, high-performance yacht the metallic-gray hull paint of which is unique on the world’s waters. Vitters Shipyard says that Ghost is the most challenging lightweight composite hull the yard has ever built. Inside Information: Ghost won the Best Sail Interior award from the Superyacht Society in 2005.