Do you know what a Downeast Peapod is? Funny enough, it actually does have something to do with the green vegetable. It is a double-ended rowboat that resembles a pod of peas. More importantly, it is a lot of fun to use. And, even youngsters can get the hang of rowing these hand-crafted boats—which Sparkman
The name Reale Yachts may be new in yachting, but the team behind it is not. In fact, they have spent many years working for major builders in their home country of Italy. While it primarily focuses on rugged-looking, long-range steel and aluminum custom yachts, Reale Yachts is additionally constructing custom tenders. The Heritage tender
Time-honored wood construction remains alive and well. The 46-year-old Castagnola Yacht shipyard in Italy earned a reputation for it, and continues the practice today. With Nauta Design, it has created the Heritage 9.9, a megayacht tender or chase boat for traditionalists who still relish contemporary comforts. While the first hull is an Open version, a
“Why don’t you build tenders in the same bespoke style as the Dominator Ilumen range?” It was a simple question from a Dominator Yachts customer. “A standard commercial tender off the shelf doesn’t suit the Ilumen philosophy to arrive in style to my Dominator.” Finishing up in time for the summer 2021 season, the first
PHOTOS: Nick Verola Several megayachts tote personal submarines these days. One sub in particular, though, marks a few significant firsts. Not only is it the first in a new series from Triton Submarines, but also it’s the first personal sub capable of diving to about 3,300 feet (1,000 meters). Furthermore, it has the largest acrylic
With stricter regulations governing emissions, and increasing consumer interest in eliminating them along with noise, it’s no wonder more owners and crews are seeking propulsion alternatives. So far, though, all the talk has been about the motherships. Hodgdon Yachts’ Hodgdon Tenders division is stepping up with all-electric versions of some of its most in-demand boats.