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Carlo Nuvolari on 25 Years in the Superyacht Industry

By Theodora Cheney

As the studio reaches the occasion of its 25th anniversary, Nuvolari-Lenard has plenty of exciting projects in the pipeline. The prominent 350ft Black Pearl is about to join the ranks of the largest sailing yachts in the world, and the studio has a 328ft motoryacht in build at Oceanco, a 456ft at Lürssen, a 203ft at CRN and it is […]

Ole Sivertsen on New Luxury Brand, PRIVA by Global Eagle

During the Monaco Yacht Show we sat down with Global Eagle’s Senior Vice President of Maritime Ole Sivertsen to talk about their newly established luxury brand, PRIVA by Global Eagle. Established in order to bring the at-home experience to customers whether on land at their private villa or island, at sea on their yacht, or in the air on board their private […]

Hinckley Unveils World’s First Fully Electric Luxury Yacht

By Lauren Jade Hill The luxury yacht builders Hinckley has been making waves for almost 90 years, throughout which time the outfit has become known for its innovative spirit. This point was recently proven once again with the unveiling of Dasher, the world’s first fully electric luxury yacht. Named after the original Picnic Boat hull #1, Dasher was designed from […]

The 35th America’s Cup: No Second Place

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. The 35th America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton is over, and so is the Cup as we’ve come to know it in the Larry Ellison era. Emirates Team New Zealand dominated Oracle Team USA, allowing the Kiwis to avenge their astonishing loss in 2013 and […]

When the World is Your Oyster: Top Yachts

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Whether your priorities lie in an armada of toys to entertain the kids, a disco room to get your rock on, or a regatta-winning sailing vessel, we’ve selected a veritable treasure chest of yachts to suit your needs. Saluzi The yacht to charter if you have […]

Experience Monaco Yacht Show as a VIP

By Lauren Jade Hill Among the most prestigious events to take place each year, Monaco Yacht Show is considered the pinnacle of luxury, benefiting from the recognition of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco since 1991 and bringing yacht enthusiasts from around the world to revel in the glamour of Monaco. Returning in 2017 for its 27th edition, […]

Schiller Bikes: the Latest Water Sports Trend

By Lauren Jade Hill Lauded as the world’s most radically redesigned bicycle, Schiller water bikes bring the world of yachting and cycling together, enabling people to have an exhilarating and safe biking experience on the water.  As well as being considered the most advanced production water bike in the world, the Schiller bike is exceptionally eco-friendly with zero emissions and […]

Quintessence Yachts Collaborates with Aston Martin

By Lauren Jade Hill Developed by Quintessence Yachts in collaboration with Aston Martin the very first AM37 powerboat has been revealed and is now berthed in Miami. Handcrafted in the UK by Quintessence Yachts the powerboat underwent the Q by Aston Martin personalization service, allowing the owner to tailor the boat according to the materials, colors and textures they preferred. […]

Three Exceptional Yacht and Car Collaborations

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the July/August 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. In honor of our automobile feature in the latest issue, we take a look at some of the most exciting instances of car brands dipping their toes into the yachting world. Bugatti and Palmer Johnson Taking inspiration from their iconic supercar, Bugatti Chiron, these limited edition […]

Super Nova: The New Heesen Yacht

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the July/August 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Following the huge critical acclaim that 213ft Galactica Star garnered, dutch superyacht builder Heesen has just launched 164ft Home, previously known as Project nova. As the world’s first Fast displacement hull Form with hybrid propulsion, this is an exciting step in Heesen’s yacht-building evolution as they increasingly […]