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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 […]

Ultimate Velocity: A Closer Look at Heesen Yachts

By Theodora Halstead

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Sports yachts pack serious punch. They’re built with performance and speed in mind, and are ideal for those looking to zip around the Riviera or Caribbean—fast. But if you’re torn between a super-speedy vessel and a larger yacht on which you can host parties, entertain your friends and family […]

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 […]