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Princess Yachts Reveals Game-Changing X95 Luxury Yacht

By Lauren Hill

Princess Yachts has just released new images of the innovative X95 ‘superfly’, which is set to be unveiled late 2019. Re-imagining the traditional ‘flybridge’ design, the Princess X95 is an entirely new concept dubbed the luxury SUV of the seas. Promising to redefine yacht architecture, the X95 is distinguished by its extensive outdoor space and open-plan interior that’s likened to […]

Best Yachts to see at Miami Yacht Show 2019

By Alex Martin

The Miami Yacht Show gets underway this week in a brand new location on Biscayne Bay with some of the world’s premiere superyachts expected to drop anchor. Over 500 boats and yachts will be exhibited during the four-day festival with hundreds valued at over $1billion. This annual event runs alongside the Miami International Boat Show from February 14-18, but reserves […]

The World’s Most Glamorous Gateways to Cruising

By Theodora Halstead

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. We take a look at three outstanding marinas around the world where glamour comes with close proximity to the city. Island Gardens Deep Harbour, Miami, USA Conveniently located in the middle of Miami’s waterways, this marina is ideal for those wanting to berth amid the bustling city. You’re literally […]

Charter a Solar Yacht in Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago

By Lauren Hill

Myanmar-based charter specialist, Burma Boating, has unveiled the latest addition to its fleet. From January 2019, you can set out on expeditions around Myanmar’s remote Mergui Archipelago on what’s believed to be the first solar-powered boat in Asia, the S55. Built last year by Silent Yachts, the 55-ft catamaran accommodates up to six guests and three members of crew, with […]

The Benefits of Berth Ownership at Christophe Harbour

By Theodora Halstead

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. So, you’ve purchased the yacht of your dreams. You’ve been given the keys (not literally of course) and your eye is firmly fixed on the horizon, imagining adventures to be had and seas to sail. Though the experience of cruising the high seas is probably one of the reasons […]

Seven Amazing Yachts to Charter for Christmas and New Year

By Alex Martin

Yachts to charter for Christmas and the new year has been made easy with Elite Traveler enlisting some of the most informed brokers in the business to curate a list of truly stunning vessels that are still on the market. There is no better way to escape the frenetic atmosphere that dominates the holiday season than to cast off on a luxury […]

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Leonardo Ferragamo on Evolving a Timeless Brand

By Lauren Hill

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Leonardo Ferragamo, son of designer Salvatore Ferragamo, speaks to Lauren Jade Hill during the Rolex Swan Cup about how he is driving forward one of the world’s leading producers of luxury sailing yachts, Nautor’s Swan. It’s the penultimate day of the Rolex Swan Cup in Porto Cervo, Sardinia. Leonardo […]

Latest and greatest: The ultimate buyers guide for ready-to-go superyachts

By Elite Traveler

By Ellie Brade Presented by Bermuda Tourism Building a custom superyacht is a one-of-a-kind experience but, like all good things, one that takes time. At the higher end of the yacht-building spectrum, you could be waiting for more than three years for your dream yacht to become a reality, and that is once you’ve managed to secure a build slot in […]

Alberto Galassi on Manning the Helm at Ferretti Group

By Elite Traveler

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler.  Keeping up with the changing trends of yacht ownership is no easy task. Alberto Galassi draws on his years of experience as a yacht owner to ensure Ferretti Group stays ahead of the curve. Though I was 10 years old, I clearly remember when my father brought home our […]

The Best Jet Skis to get Right Now

By Theodora Halstead

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Kawasaki’s Jet Ski Ultra 310LX We’re not sure what we love most about this model—the serious power, the sporty look or the Jetsound audio system allowing you to listen to music while you’re on the water. From $17,999, kawasaki.com Yamaha’s FX Cruiser SVHO Its super-vortex high-output marine engine delivers […]