Stepping aboard, passengers feel at home in Clarity, which protects from the midday heat while delivering eye-popping views.
Cannes is hardly unfamiliar with pomp and pageantry. The Yachting Festival has over 650 yachts this year and will debut new launches.
With apologies to the AC/DC lads, Maritimo’s delightful new M75 gets the nod as this year’s top Thunder From Down Under. More than two decades in the making, the Aussie builder’s new flagship takes everything that was wonderful about the company’s original flybridge motor yacht and makes it that much better.
It’s no easy task getting 40 or 50 tons of boat to soar like a racer and slalom like an Olympic champ. Yet that’s exactly what fabled British yacht builder Sunseeker has achieved with its remarkable new 75 Sport Yacht, a spacious, luxurious, and elegant delight that offers an exceedingly comfortable ride and can reach top speeds of 40 knots.
Its name may be a mouthful—officially, SpiritBARTech35EF, styled without spaces—but the result of Spirit Yachts’ new partnership with BAR (Ben Ainslie Racing) Technologies and its America’s Cup design expertise is already raising eyebrows with what the two firms claim is the world’s fully electric luxury yacht capable of delivering a range of 100 nautical miles.
Southern Wind Yachts has drawn plenty of acclaim for its imaginative SW105, and this latest collaboration with Nauta Design and Farr Yacht Design on Sørvind makes a very good thing that much better.
Who doesn’t enjoy golden sunrays? Even better is Sunrays, the magnificent 85.5-metre Oceanco luxury yacht now available for charter on the Mediterranean this summer.
It takes a lot to upstage the A-listers pounding the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, but BMW managed to do just that on the event’s opening day with the dramatic debut of its production-ready 13-metre electric hydrofoil.
Who says eco-friendly boats have to look bulbous and bland? The newly launched motor yacht Kinda flaunts a sporty profile and unrivalled onboard luxury.
It’s easy to enjoy being on a luxury yacht. It’s also easy to enjoy watching a Formula 1 Grand Prix in grand style from a plush VIP box. So why not combine both for a weekend of fun in the Florida sun?
Cloud nine is an expression describing a state of bliss—and a fitting way to describe one of Oceanco’s finest motor yachts.
Built by Canadian Vickers for the navy in 1943, the ship that went on to become Aristotle Onassis’s fabled motor yacht Christina O has welcomed more than its share of famous faces aboard and even hosted a royal wedding.
For those who appreciate the effortless grace of classic designs but value modern performance and comfort, this is one yacht that’s built without compromise.
It’s young. It’s playful. It’s sophisticated. It’s more than a little avant-garde. The Rebel 55 by Italian boat builder Sacs Marine is a joyous weekender that’s more than capable of holding its own when moored among the luxury yachts.
The fascination with black cats persists in a much different form if you’re a boater. Today’s object of obsession is an 80-foot black aluminum cat known as the 80 Firstline BLCK from VisionF Yachts.
An all-new boat from the keel up, the Superhawk 55 combines the best of both worlds by blending the spirited performance of the original models with modern engineering and far more refined interior accommodations.
Sometimes the best path forward is to focus on one’s original bearing. That’s the case for Eastbay Yachts, as the company’s all-new EB60 embodies its distinguished heritage.
If there’s one thing Singapore-based Grand Banks Yachts knows how to do, it’s turn heads. The company has been doing exactly that since launching its first yacht—the elegant, 12-metre diesel-powered Spray—in 1963, and it continues to turn heads today on the strength of eye-popping designs like its brilliant GB85.
Maritimo’s S60 Sedan makes every bit the statement today as being carried by guards would have in days of yore.
The just-launched 37XP Chapter 3 proved one of the highlights of the recent Cannes Yachting Festival, offering an opportunity for a close-up look at Numarine’s take on global cruising.
It’s long been said that superyachts are more than the sum of their parts, and that’s particularly true in the case of the magnificent 54.85-metre motor yacht Al Waab.
Sailing gets into a person’s blood–it’s a passion, a calling, a lust for adventure on the open sea. Free from the limitations of a finite fuel tank, sailing delivers a euphoric level of freedom. How appropriate then, that Sirena Marine continues to enchant sailors all over the world with its Euphoria 68.
Here’s a sample of the new luxury yachts that will make their global debut in France this September at the Cannes Yachting Festival.
Viareggio, Italy’s Benetti Yachts caused quite a stir with the 2018 introduction of its delightful Delfino 95–to the point that the uber-luxury builder has sold about a dozen of the 29-metre yachts to date.
Over the past several years, Polish boat maker Galeon Yachts has been raising eyebrows with its innovative designs and high-quality construction. Now the company is exceeding expectations with its all-new 700 SKY.
The wallypower58 brings to mind the expression “everything old is new again.” The latest addition to the storied Italian yacht builder’s fleet, the new 58 leverages every modern technology available in a forward-looking design that’s rooted in the past.
About 87 feet long, the G25 Metri is the smallest yacht in the Italian builder’s Grande series–a line of prestige vessels originally envisioned as starting at 100 feet and going up from there. But the trim G25 is indeed Grande in every sense.
Located in St. Catherines on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, Neptunus Yachts has been quietly creating magnificent cruising yachts for more than 30 years. It has launched more than 180 to date, including a growing number of CE Category A ocean-certified vessels, including the acclaimed Neptunus 650F.
Built to travel the most remote parts of the ocean while tackling rough seas with aplomb, explorer–or expedition–yachts typically exchange some level of luxury for greater fuel and storage capacity, and a superseaworthy, possibly ice-strengthened hull design. Rosetti’s new 38m Explorer delivers worldwide range without skimping on luxury.
Ferretti raises the bar— again —with its new 720. Bringing superyacht amenities into a more compact and practical footprint, this is one luxury cruiser we’re all going to see a lot more of.
If we were to assign animal-like qualities to yachts, then the 9X from Pershing is the big cat of the seas. Large, powerful, fast, stealthy, the 9X is one of those rare beasts you can’t help but admire in every possible way—the ultimate balance of muscle and grace.
Back this year as a single combined event at six separate locations, the new Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show attracted more than 100,000 visitors over its five-day run, presenting hundreds of new and brokerage vessels of up to 60 metres in length.
A walk-through of the new Invictus TT460 can’t fail to elicit a boatload of smiles from the most discerning buyer. Elegant, sporty, and capable, this new yacht impresses with its design, build quality, and engineering.
Launched in the summer of 2020 by the Italian shipyard Cantieri Navali Codecasa, and delivered in mid-2021, the four-deck Framura neatly blends a classic exterior design with a bright and forward-looking interior.
While it is fun to dream of living the life of a Bond villain aboard one’s custom-built megayacht, reality is a bit different for most of us. Our attainable dreams rest with smaller, serial-build production yachts, but that doesn’t mean giving up luxury, as evidenced by Sunseeker’s magnificent 90 Ocean.
A remarkable transformation has been occurring in the world of luxury yachts, much of it driven by the inventive mind of just one man.
Because no, they really don’t build them like they used to, it is understandable that the luxury yacht world was abuzz when a classic 1947 Trumpy appeared on the market.
R6 mixes the sporty performance and sleek lines that typically define day boats and fast tenders with the interior space and refined appointments of a luxury yacht.
The casually chic Wave e-550 is large enough and comfortable enough to explore the blue waters off Capri or make a quick dash from from Ibiza to Formentera,
All-new Grand Banks 54 has been attracting a lot of interest, being large enough for comfortable cruising yet within the realm of possibility for a wider audience to purchase.
Built by the storied Turkish, shipyard Yildiz Gemi with exterior design by Ginton Naval Architects and Liman, Fifty-Five was created to host an owner, their family, and guests in lavish comfort and style. The three-deck yacht includes six beautifully appointed staterooms to accommodate a dozen passengers.
Already a number of prominent shipyards have released teaser announcements hinting at new models making their global debut.
Atlantico the 27-metre luxury speedster designed and created by Turkish boatbuilder Alia Yachts was envisioned as a chase boat to complement the existing 55-metre luxury yacht Atlante.
Hand crafted by legendary yacht builder Lubbe Voss, Borkumriff II has never looked better, following a complete makeover that adds a few contemporary twists to the original design.
Described as the shipyard’s first 100 per cent wide-body vessel and stretching almost 100 feet in overall length, the Ferretti 1000 is the fruit of a new design partnership between Ferretti Group (led by engineer Piero Ferrari), naval architect Filippo Salvetti, and Ideaeitalia, who created the inviting interior design. The result is an exciting new flagship for the Italian marque.
With all due respect to the incomparable David Suchet, the real star of the 1989 TV adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic short story “Problem at Sea” is not the famed Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, but the majestic motor yacht Madiz, aboard which most of the episode was filmed.
Crafted from lightweight carbon composite, the Mazu 82 achieves a rare balance of raw power and refined elegance with its outstanding performance and handling, clean profile, and jaw-dropping style inside and out.
The Oasis 40 appeals because it’s just right in so many different ways. It’s large enough to impress up to 10 guests, yet not such a leviathan that it can’t get into those smaller, more interesting ports of call.
Envisioned as a “pocket-mega yacht,” the Sherpa XL lives up to the concept with a brilliant design that makes the most of its comparatively compact footprint
It’s always good to get away from it all, and it’s even better if you can do that in over-the-top luxury and style.
When coveted leisure time finally arrives, who wouldn’t mind a break from it all—and especially all that incessant noise?
From a design and engineering perspective, it’s a remarkable feat; from a human standpoint, the yacht comes across as engaging and homey all at once.
Prestige Yachts enjoys a global reputation for building beautiful and luxurious sport yachts that always seem to exceed expectations.
After disappearing for over a decade, Crescent Custom Yachts is once again building some of the world’s most elegant luxury yachts on Canada’s Pacific Coast.
With their spider-like arms extending from the sides of the boats and down into the water, these cutting-edge hydrofoils allow racers to lift the vessel above the water’s surface and literally fly over the waves.
The people at Castagnola Yacht would say you can have your cake and eat it too.
Stretching a massive 58 metres in length, the Phi is now the longest motor yacht in the world in the sub-500 gross ton category.
For many, the best superyachts are the ones that stand on the strength of their exquisite design and details—like the brand-new 43-metre superyacht Sunrise.
Once the exclusive domain of scientists, Bond villains, and hard-core navy sailors, submarines today are one of the hottest yacht accessories money can buy.
While a few Hollywood A-listers actually do own their own yachts—Nicole Kidman and Steven Spielberg come to mind—many others simply charter a boat for a few weeks of vacation each year.
Plenty of CEOs have made ballsy moves, but seldom has someone shut down the whole operation for a year or more to gamble on an unknown.
Formula Powerboats re-invented the offshore race boat way back in 1962 when Miami-area entrepreneur and boat racer Don Aronow came up with a revolutionary new design based around a powerful engine pushing a wave-splitting deep-V hull.
Avanguardia is unlike anything else on the water.
The legendary Italian marque always manages to find a different way to stand tall in the crowd, and that is especially true for its all-new Grande S10.
What if you were to combine the two and enjoy the best of both worlds?
Reflecting the shift toward younger buyers who demand more than a place to relax in comfort.
As the successor to Sunseeker’s wildly successful Predator 57, the Predator 60 EVO is the first model to come out of the legendary British boat-builder’s major new product development plan.