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Horizon 95 Raised Pilothouse M/Y

Horizon 95 Raised Pilothouse M/Y

Don't be misled by the sleek, swept-back lines of her sporty profile; the Horizon 95 delivers interior space on a grand scale wrapped in a lithe, well-proportioned exterior. Foregoing the utility of full walkaround side decks, this yacht's owners opted for a wide-body saloon that extends full beam

Downeast Darling

Sabre 52 Salon Express

About 20 years ago, when Maine-based sailboat builder Sabre sought to expand its line, someone might've glanced at the workboats on nearby Casco Bay for inspiration: In 1989 the company launched the Downeast-inspired, 36-foot Fast Trawler. Today more than half of its models built at its South Casco facility

Slippery When Wet

If you've ever seen anything like this before, you've probably been doing something you shouldn't: either snooping round a couple of select UK shipyards or attracting the attention of British special forces.

But this one isn't secret. It's the first motoryacht built using "very slender vessel" (hence her VSV designation) wave-piercing principles and a patented hull shape drawn by naval

Steel Will

Aleutian 92

Have boat, will travel—to just about anywhere you choose. That is the raison d'tre for the Aleutian 92, built in Tacoma, Washington. And with a sturdy steel hull, a range of superb standards, accommodations for more than a dozen guests, and a reported

Earthrace Tragedy

[Editor's note: A little more than a week after the 78-foot trimaran Earthrace began her quest to break the elapsed record for circumnavigating the globe in a powerboat, the vessel collided with a small fishing boat off the coast of Guatemala. One of the fishermen was presumed killed, another seriously injured. The crew and the biodiesel-fueled vessel were briefly detained in

Cheoy Lee 78 Sport Motoryacht

Cheoy Lee 78 Sport Motoryacht

Sometimes less is more, especially if doing less means doing it better. A case in point is the layout of Cheoy Lee’s 78 Sport Motoryacht. Rather than maximizing the number of guest staterooms, the savvy builder opted for just three. But each one is so generously proportioned that it's like every

Ocean 58 Super Sport

Ocean 58 Super Sport

When introducing the 57 Super Sport five years ago, the big news at Ocean Yachts was her innovative hull configuration. In the pursuit of better efficiency and course tracking and a gentler ride in rough seas, naval architect David Martin configured

Couach 3000 Fly

Couach 3000 Fly

For more than 100 years, Couach Yachts has been building custom luxury yachts, combining traditional European workmanship, state-of-the-art composite technology, and chic French design. The 3000 Fly is a sporty-looking 100-footer that offers express-cruiser speed with motoryacht comfort. Powered by a pair of

Regal 5260 Commodore Express

Regal 5260 Commodore Express

With the introduction of the 52-foot express cruiser, Regal Marine is not just ushering in a new flagship, it’s offering a level of customization that it says is without precedent in a production yacht of this size. The versatile design will give buyers a choice of four interior layouts, two cockpit

Boatbuilding, Downeast Style

Mount Desert Island, Maine, lies Downeast—about 100 miles northeast of Portland as the seagull flies. A century ago, most islanders made their living from the sea: fishing, lobstering, skippering yachts for "rusticators" (summer visitors), maybe a little bit of all three. In the winter the watermen built boats to use themselves or to sell. Today the descendants of those rugged old-timers

OceanLED Underwater Lights Video

OceanLED is a major provider of LED underwater boat lights. Using the latest in light emitting diode technology, OceanLED offers a new and exciting way to light up your boat no matter what size vessel you own or budget you may have.

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Viking Sanlorenzo SD92

Viking Sanlorenzo SD92

It was just last year that the Sanlorenzo 88 debuted, the first in a line of custom yachts offered through an alliance between New Jersey-based Viking Yachts and Sanlorenzo, located in Viareggio, Italy. This fall the second model, the SD92, is slated to debut. Unlike the 88, which has a hard-chine planing

Calyber Boatworks 35 Express

Calyber Boatworks 35 Express

The biggest news about this petite sportfisherman is not her size, layout, or design, but rather her propulsion system. She’s one of the first sportfishing yachts designed expressly to utilize Volvo Penta’s innovative IPS 500. With its

Sea Force IX 91.5

Sea Force IX 91.5

In just three years, Sea Force IX has made its mark in high-end sportfishing yachts. Its first model, the 81.5, clearly met the company's seemingly lofty goals of achieving exceptional standards for design, construction, and performance. Now Sea Force IX ups the ante with the 91.5; the extra ten feet affords even

Hampton Endurance 700

Hampton Endurance 700

Taking Hampton Yachts in a new direction, the Endurance 700 is a bit of a hybrid, combining the virtues of a full-displacement passagemaker and a semidisplacement motoryacht. With her Portuguese bridge and canted windshield protected by a generous brow, she has the bulldog-tough look of a serious expedition

Custom Craft

These days a fully custom 100-footer is an anomaly, which suits Cheoy Lee just fine.

Experience often has a direct relationship to success; the more of it you have, the more likely you are to perform well. And nowhere is this truer than in boatbuilding.

If I had any doubt of that, it disappeared the moment I stepped aboard the

Warren S120 Sport Yacht

Warren S120 Sport Yacht

Taking the notion of an open sport yacht to new lengths, Brisbane, Australia's Warren Yachts has begun construction of a new flagship in its Sport Yacht series. Building on the success of its S87, the 120-foot S120 will make an awesome visual

Queenship Passagemaker 60

Queenship Passagemaker 60

A growing segment of the cruising market yearns for a safe, reliable, efficient yacht that's comfortable to live aboard, capable of ocean crossings, and manageable for a couple without crew. Many of them have the time, money, and desire to cruise the world on their own terms. Targeting that fast-growing

Pack 'n Play

Surprised to see a Portuguese bridge on a 78-foot yacht? You can opt for an open flying bridge instead, if you wish.

They took my toothpaste!

I was passing through the security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport in mid-October, and the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) agents pulled my carry-on aside to

Posillipo Technema 120

Posillipo Technema 120

A few years ago Gianfranco Rizzardi rescued the troubled Posillipo brand, jump-starting it with a new Technema 105-footer that, as the story goes, took just 700 days from inception to launch. Complementing the five existing models in the Technema

Global Yacht Globalarrow 68

Global Yacht Globalarrow 68

Although the name Global Yacht Builders is new, the company's executives and managers are industry veterans who have combined their talents to launch this venture. Located in the heart of Kaoshiung, Taiwan, one of the premiere hubs of high-end yacht building in Asia, Global Yacht Builders' yard boasts

The Perfect Couple

Rising fuel costs are of serious concern. And even though fuel prices are dropping at the time of this writing, they may be on the rise again by the time these words are read. Even if that's not the case, it's widely held that fuel prices will eventually rise and never come down to levels seen during past

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