Businessman Michael Saylor was honored with the 2018 International SeaKeeper Award.
Chef Simon Phillips knows gourmet, even when it comes to cooking for canines.
Designer Pascale Reymond discusses the inspirations behind Abeking & Rasmussen's 323-foot flagship, Aviva.
Can one family’s dream yacht translate into a dream yacht for another? If the yacht has pedigree and all the right ingredients, then the answer is yes.
Don Patton, of Patton Marine, died on February 15, 2018 just a couple months shy of his 89 birthday. Patton was recognized as one of the premier marine surveyors in the world.
Designed as a family focal point, the striking swimming pool aboard this 220-footer is among the largest on any yacht. But wait, there's more.
Chef Marianna Cicala of S/Y 19th Hole dishes on making fine cuisine at a 45-degree angle.
Sporting a preppy pink button-down shirt and khakis, Charlie Dana zips into Newport Shipyard on his signature scooter. His distinguished silver hair blows back revealing a high patrician forehead, a devilish twinkle in his eyes and a bemused smile. He gives a friendly wave to various and sundry and stops to chat with a few individuals vying for his attention.
“Yar: Easy to handle and moves along smoothly.” This witty archaic word to describe a “proper yacht” in “The Philadelphia Story”—the memorable Hollywood film from 1940—is a fitting one-word designation for the 123-foot (37.3-meter) cutter-rigged sloop Pumula from Royal Huisman.
Designers and builders of sailing yachts greater than 100 feet (30.4 meters) are being tasked with creating vessels that not only are beautiful, comfortable and safe, but also achieve a high level of sailing performance. The proliferation of international superyacht regattas has upped the ante for owners who not only like their yachts luxurious, but also like to best their competition on the race course.
The 2013 Bucket marked the first time in 76 years that five J-Class yachts were in the same place at the same time to compete with one another. The J’s on hand were Hanuman, Lionheart, Ranger, Velsheda and Rainbow. And it is a true testament to a handful of owners’ love of tradition, coupled with insanity, that has led to a resurgence of the J-Class.
The Palm Beach International Boat Show is always a favorite with exhibitors and attendees. It’s not too big, not too small and, if Goldilocks were reporting, she would say, “This show is just right!”
Oceanco’s 290-foot (88.5-meter) Nirvana is a superyacht tour de force. Her distinctive profile cuts an imposing figure whether at anchor in Saint-Tropez or alongside the dock in Monaco. With her dark-blue hull, her flared bow, the swooping notch in her sheerline, and her bright caprails and transom, she is a standout anywhere she goes.