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Meet the Real Wolf of Wall Street Superyacht Built for Coco Chanel

BY : Jared Paul Stern | 2014

The yachting disaster is one of the most dramatic scenes in Martin Scorsese’s blockbuster The Wolf of Wall Street, and like many of the tales in the Leonardo DiCaprio flick, it’s based on a true story. In real life, predatory tycoon...

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Madonna and New Boy Toy Stay on Maria Callas's Yachthotel in Rotterdam

BY : Jared Paul Stern | 2014

Aging pop icon Madonna and her new 25-year-old boy toy, Dutch dancer Timor Steffens, stayed on opera legend Maria Callas’ former luxury yacht-turned-hotel on a recent visit to Steffens’ hometown of Rotterdam. Now called The Maria Callas Yachthotel...

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Sylvester Stallone Rules the Seas in St. Bart's Aboard $215M Megayacht

BY : Jared Paul Stern | 2014

Sylvester Stallone was one of the many A-listers making the scene in St. Bart’s over the holidays, and while there were many yachts afloat in the azure waters off the illustrious island, Sly was holding court on the biggest of all — the...

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No Stress Yachting Hopes to Bolster Greek Tourism With Exciting Charters

BY : James Rothaar | 2014

No Stress Yachting is on a mission to improve on the yachting expeditions currently available on and around the Greek islands, which range from bare-boat to skippered yacht charters on both sailing and motor-powered vessels. The charter firm has...

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Pastrovich Studio Updates Luxury Yacht With 5th Century Architecture in Amazing Ways

BY : Mila Pantovich | 2014

Though Heesen Yachts designed their 42m luxury yacht, Life Saga, way back in 1994, it was more recently given a complete refit by Pastrovich Studio. Instead of simply giving it a new look by bringing in new flooring and furniture, the company drew...

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How Cheaping Out On a Charter Yacht Almost Killed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

BY : Jared Paul Stern | 2014

After a major health scare while exploring the Galapagos Islands on a luxury cruise recently, megarich Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos learned an important lesson: cheaping out on a charter yacht can be near-fatal. Instead of having a larger, better equipped...

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The "Wild Luxury" of the Aureus XV Absolute Sailing Yacht

BY : Mila Pantovich | 2014

While there are a lot of luxury yachts out there, many aren't exactly built for performance. Those who are steadfast sailors may steer clear of the overly luxurious sailing yachts, assuming that they won't give them the same experience...

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Rupert Murdoch Sells His Super Stylish $29.7M Sailing Superyacht

BY : Jared Paul Stern | 2014

Embattled media mogul Rupert Murdoch has sold his sailing superyacht, listed for $29.7M just a few short months after he filed for divorce from his much younger wife, Wendi Deng. The 184-foot Rosehearty is one of the 25 largest sailing yachts in the...

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USA Nearly Nudged Out of Top 10 in New Ranking of World's Largest Yachts

BY : Jared Paul Stern | 2014

Boat International, the luxury yachting magazine that has been an industry authority for over 30 years, has just published its new ranking of the world’s largest yachts, showing that American moguls are rapidly losing their status among top...

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Classic 1958 Riva Tritone Yacht Owned by Prince Rainier & Princess Grace of Monaco Set For Auction

BY : Jared Paul Stern | 2014

This classic 1958 Riva Tritone mahogany motor built for Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco will be sold by RM Auctions at its Monaco event in May. Riva’s history dates back to 1842, when Pietro Riva began building boats at...

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Explore 656 Feet Below the Ocean Surface With Your Very Own Submarine

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BY : Mila Pantovich | 2013

Whenever I see a personal-sized submarine I think of The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou — you know, when nearly the entire cast is stuffed inside the little yellow sub in search of the elusive jaguar shark — and this five person model is no different. Able to dive to the depths of 656 feet, you can explore tropical species in reefs and spooky shipwrecks with your buddies. The sub is climate-controlled and meets all of the International Maritime Organization guidelines, as well as being classified by Germanischer Lloyd with two life support systems that give date on depth, internal pressure, battery status (giving up to eight hours of adventure), temperature, thruster status and trim tanks status. Speaking of thrusters, thanks to the two horizontal and two vertical ones you have full directional control (including up and down) and can get to a top speed of 2.5 knots (four at the surface).

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Brangelina's $10M Toy: The Speedy 120-foot Warren Sports Yacht Ghost II

BY : Jared Paul Stern | 2013

When Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their six children wanted a day of serious fun in Sydney during their recent vacation to Australia, they chartered one of the area’s most exclusive superyachts, the Ghost II. The 120-foot Warren Sports Yacht,...

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