The remote nature of the islands of the South Atlantic makes visitors feel as if they have stepped back in time. You can experience this starting in October on charter. Aquijo is sailing the alluring islands between Africa and South America, before heading to the Caribbean for the winter. The 282-footer (86-meter) is the world’s
PHOTOS: Matt Crawford Since her delivery in April of last year, Lanakai has been plying the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Her owners are avid anglers, as well as avid watersports enthusiasts, especially diving. This fun-loving, long-distance-cruising family has been putting miles under the hull of the world’s largest carbon fiber sportfisherman. They stopped still,
An expansion plan which began earlier this month is making a major impact at the Derecktor Dania yard. The piers upon which the shipyard’s 900-ton mobile hoist operates are growing in length. This will let the yard handle larger yachts, plus better utilize the hoist in general. Specifically, the piers are gaining an extra 15
Even if you don’t know his name, you are certainly more than familiar with his invention. Raymond Pearlson, a naval architect and marine engineer, invented the Syncrolift shiplift system in 1957. What’s more, this resulted because of a 300-ton lift and transfer system he created for the then-named Merrill-Stevens shipyard in Florida four years prior.
The radically different 90R turned a lot of heads for Ocean Alexander. The yacht also attracted a lot of visitors at her boat-show debut in Fort Lauderdale last year. Anticipate similarly strong interest at this year’s Fort Lauderdale show, but with a different model. Here are inside looks at the Ocean Alexander 84R. As you
Pershing buyers expect high performance, and high style. The largest model yet, the Pershing 140, continues the tradition, though in a first for the builder, in an all-aluminum body. Recent sea trials for hull number one, Chorus Line, confirm thoroughbred-like speeds. Longtime brand designer Fulvio De Simoni and the Ferretti Group’s in-house team, meanwhile, give