A whirlwind travel schedule reminds editor Dan Harding that the best way to get somewhere is—and always has been—by boat.
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The Düsseldorf Boat Show highlights emerging trends and age-old traditions.
Thousands poured through the turnstiles, trading the cold, grey German winter for the 17 halls of the sprawling Boot Düsseldorf show. The largest indoor show in Europe, it has become a popular pilgrimage for members of the boating industry the world over. Whether you were looking to buy or sell a superyacht from Italy or a bilge cleaner from Texas, if you were wearing shoes and had enough time you were bound to find it here.
Like many of you, I was born into boating. Much like eye and hair color, or country of origin, I had no say in the matter, yet—perhaps more than any other trait—it was a defining characteristic that set my life upon a certain course.
As told by Roscoe Wellington
A delivery captain goes to Russia to commission a boat and comes back with the story of a lifetime.
We catch up with a pair of Great Loopers who are leaving a trail of inspiration in their wake.
Time on the water allows Senior Editor Daniel Harding to reflect on the passing of Power & Motoryacht legend Richard Thiel.
Boatbuilders, brokers, and really anyone with some skin in the marine industry seem to be wrestling with the question: How can we attract more millennials (those born in the early 1980s) to our pastime? It’s as important a question as ever, considering that millennials have recently surpassed baby boomers as the largest demographic in the U.S., an inherently irreversible trend that will only increase.
With a couple clicks of a mouse and taps on a keyboard, Elandra’s lead designer, Tom Barry-Cotter, pulls up profile-view line drawings of Elandra’s new 49 on the screen. He then pulls up the profile view of the company’s first model, a 53-footer, for an easy side-by-side comparison.
An impromptu cruise through Sydney Harbor on a Maritmo M50 proves that boating is the best way to build fast friendships.