A fire at a shipyard in Qatar earlier this month has damaged, and perhaps even destroyed, three megayachts belonging to Middle Eastern royalty. While the full impact to the yachts is not clear at this point, the yachts themselves are Constellation (pictured), Maracunda, and Al Adaid. According to a few media reports, a fire occurred
Summertime is prime vacation time. That means it’s also prime celebrity spotting on superyachts time. Here are just five of the famous folks who have enjoyed the luxurious cruising lifestyle over the past several months. James Packer. The Australian businessman has long enjoyed cruising. While he has been awaiting his new Benetti, he spent time
“We adore clean, rigorous design. We don’t want to dazzle with special effects,” explain Mauro Micheli (left) and Sergio Beretta (right) of Officina Italiana Design. “Quite the contrary–we try to create things that will never go out of fashion.” Therein lies the challenge for the famed Italian design studio, celebrating its 25th anniversary. As much
For nearly 200 years, Riva has symbolized sophistication on the water. In recent times, the yacht builder has expanded into landlubber luxury, through its Riva Lounges, Privées, and Decks. These exclusive venues don’t just celebrate the spirit of the shipyard. They also surround you with the looks and feels of the materials outfitting the famous
The owner of Race and the late Carlo Riva, the founder of Riva, had something in common. Each wanted to see Riva build a superyacht. Unfortunately, Carlo Riva passed away before the first Riva Superyachts Division project could reach completion. Nonetheless, the owner of Race is responsible for making the dream come true. Hull number
The Miami skyline was more than just the backdrop for the photo shoot for the Riva 90 Argo. The latest-generation flying-bridge motoryacht from the Italian builder premiered in the Magic City before select guests at a VIP event in February. With striking, sharp lines, the megayacht keeps a family feel initiated by her bigger sisters.