Editor’s note: With The Superyacht Show set for Barcelona this week, and a major trade-only charter show just concluding there, the city is enjoying a rising profile in yachting. Here’s a first-hand look at why, and what you can enjoy as a visitor. Barcelona is a city of contrasts. Classical architecture juts up against
PHOTOS: courtesy Kokomo Island Fiji To say Lang Walker enjoys the waterborne lifestyle is an understatement. For several decades, he’s developed waterside properties for business and enjoyed on-water activities for pleasure. In fact, he’s immensely enjoyed cruising aboard a few sailboats and sailing superyachts christened Kokomo. What better name, then, for a superyacht-friendly private island
Yacht owners and guests increasingly seek destinations outside of the typical ports. Norway is among the countries benefiting. In fact, according to Superyacht Norway, which promotes the southwestern fjords and assists yachts on various fronts, visits rose 40 percent this past summer. As a guest of the organization in August, I received a first-hand education
PHOTOS: courtesy Fraser Yachts Over the past decade, Croatia has established itself as one of the premier yachting destinations in the Mediterranean. Part of this is due to improvements in the country’s yachting infrastructure. An increasing number of luxury vessels are heading to Croatia’s islands, transporting seafarers intent on exploring the hidden and varied coastlines.
While St. Barths is a perennial favorite for ringing in the new year, the Southern Hemisphere is ideal, too, particularly considering it’s summertime there. The region is also home to the world’s largest natural harbor: Australia’s Sydney Harbour. Sydney itself is vibrant and modern, and there’s stunning natural scenery around every corner. We spoke with
To paraphrase the poet Robert Frost, taking the road less traveled can make all the difference. While most charter yachts are heading to Florida and other southern climes ahead of the winter season, the 87-foot Moksha (above) is one of two yachts offered by Fleet Miami taking guests on half to multi-day history cruises through