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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, 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 […]

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 […]