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Manhattan Yacht Club Teams Up with Champagne Bollinger

By Emma Reynolds

Just when you thought New York summers couldn’t get any better, independent champagne brand Champagne Bollinger teams up with Manhattan Yacht Club and the club’s 157-ft mega yacht, Arabella, to create a unique sipping experience while sailing in the New York Harbor. For the ultimate summer experience, guests aboard the luxury yacht will have a chance to indulge in Bollinger Special […]

Princess Yachts Reveals its First Performance Sports Yacht

By Lauren Hill

After months of anticipation, Princess Yachts has revealed the brand’s first ever performance sports yacht, the R35. Designed in partnership with Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) Technologies and Italian car design firm Pininfarina, the yacht combines performance, quality and style to result in a revolutionary boat design. Integrating an innovative Active Foil System developed in partnership with BAR Technologies, the yacht […]

Royal Huisman Makes Waves with New Sloop Ngoni

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Fresh out of heritage Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman, the 190-ft high-performance sloop Ngoni is making waves on the international yachting circuit. Designed by Dubois Naval Architects and featuring a minimalist interior by Rick Baker Ltd, Ngoni is a bold contemporary yacht whose innovative engineering, including a […]

The Ultimate Yacht for Entertaining: Princess S78

By Lauren Hill

A manufacturer that’s known for craftsmanship, innovation and engineering pedigree, Princess Yachts has now created the ultimate yacht for entertaining. Through a collaboration with NAIM Audio, the world renowned creator of audio visual systems, the all new Princess S78 features what’s said to be the most high-tech music system on any superyacht on the market. Now considered the flagship of the […]

The Most Groundbreaking Yachts from the Ferretti Portfolio

By Susie Moir This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. In recognition of Ferretti Yachts’ 50th anniversary, we discover some of the recent award-winning yachts to come out of the yard, alongside the recent offerings of its sister brands from the Ferretti Group. FERRETTI YACHTS 920 The raised bow of this new 93.4-ft maxi flybridge forms […]

Floating Fitness: Your Superyacht Gym

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the Elite Traveler Luxury Escapes Edition 2017/2018. For the keen fitness fanatics out there, or those who simply prefer to enjoy a decadent dinner feeling like they’ve exerted themselves enough to deserve that second helping of dessert, there are an abundance of superyachts available to charter with world-class gyms on board. the majestic 223.6ft […]

Looking back at the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2017

By Roberta Naas

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. This year, majestic sails went up around the world as Officine Panerai once again sponsored the largest circuit of classic yacht regattas internationally: the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2017. The challenge began in Antigua in April and moved around the world before ending in Cannes in late September. On […]

Monaco Yacht Show continues its European dominance

Often described as Christmas for superyachts, this year’s Monaco Yacht Show was a spectacular occasion attracting some of the most exciting superyachts and exhibitors in the world today. With 580 exhibitors from all over the globe congregating in the iconic Port Hercules to show off their latest technology, innovation and fare, the Show is a fantastic environment to ensure your […]

On Board M/Y Cloud 9

One of the most striking aspects of my tour of Cloud 9 during the Monaco Yacht Show, and an element that really resonated with me while I was on board and after, was how much the crew obviously adored their jobs. They spoke with real heart and feeling about their passion for the yacht itself, their charter guests and their […]

On board M/Y Home

Hot off the heels of winning the prestigious RINA Green award during the Monaco Yacht Show, we stepped on board M/Y Home to get a behind-the-scenes tour of the world’s first yacht to combine Heesen’s efficient hull form with hybrid propulsion. Yacht builder Heesen’s CEO Arthur Brouwer shared with us that when Home was leaving the shipyard earlier this year […]