Megayacht Design

A Different Kind of Cruising

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2008 | Add a Comment

Basic black gets the souped-up superyacht treatment from renowned designer Martin Francis.At first glance, this column may seem like it’s in the wrong publication--better suited to Motor Trend,...

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Alloy 40m Allogante

By | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

Yacht design is an inherently iterative process: From the conceptual sketches to the final production drawings there are seemingly endless tweaks and refinements in a quest for the ideal final...

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Vikal Limo

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted July 2007 | Add a Comment

It all started 15 years ago when Australian-born yacht-design wizard Jon Bannenberg challenged Gunnar Vikingur to build a special tender, a veritable waterborne limousine for Coral Island. Although...

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The Evolution of Style

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted April 2007 | Add a Comment

It’s one thing to read all about changes made to a yacht in the planning or even the construction stage. But how about seeing changes to the design before the first piece of fiberglass is laid or...

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The Five Commandments...

By Mike Smith | Posted February 2007 | Add a Comment

Illustrations by Scott BakalYou thought getting the cash was the hard part and the rest would be easy, and maybe fun, too. But even with eight digits worth of mad money in your treasure chest,...

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The Art of Architecture

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted January 2007 | Add a Comment

In the automotive world, Rolls-Royce stands heads and shoulders above the rest. Its cars aren’t the fastest, sleekest, or most tricked-out, but that doesn’t matter—what does matter is the name...

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Cruise Missile: Pershing 90

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted January 2007 | Add a Comment

The flashy paint job is head-turning, but so are the vertical hull windows for the master.More than a decade ago at one of my first boat shows in South Florida, I ran into a photographer who was fond...

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Just Chill

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted December 2006 | Add a Comment

If it weren't for the seascape, you might think you were on land due to this eclectic decor.Surrounded by an atmosphere that's this unusual and visually stimulating, you might wonder how well the...

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Path to Privilege

By Liz Pasch | Posted November 2006 | Add a Comment

Patrick KnowlesIn an industry where the sky is the limit, Patrick Knowles says he feels it's a privilege to be a participant. An interior designer for more than 21 years, he started in residential...

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Building Burger's Biggest Part One: The Vision

By Kim Kavin | Posted October 2006 | Add a Comment

[Editor's note: On October 22, 2004, Burger Boat Company announced a plan to build the biggest motoryacht in its 141-year history: the 155-foot trideck Time for Us. Charter/cruising editor Kim Kavin...

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A Fitting(s) Partnership

By | Posted November 2004 | Add a Comment

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Megayacht Interiors

By | Posted April 2004 | Add a Comment

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