Part of my high-school summers was spent working in a children's clothing store in my hometown near the south shore of Long Island, New York. I'd sit under the florescent lights in the overly air-conditioned shop, looking through the window at the clear-blue summer sky and wondering why I hadn't been as proactive as my friends who were working at the various beach clubs and marinas in the area.
Some boats do more than offer a chance to get out on the water. Some boats change the game. We picked some of the most influential boats of all time and put them in this gallery. See the gallery here ▶