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$40,000 Fishing Trip: From the Rockies to Los Cabos

Jul 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

There’s something very peaceful about fly fishing — standing there in the stillness, being one with nature — it’s a sport that teaches the beauty behind patience. It’s relaxing, and yet, exciting. While you may spend a few days at different lakes and rivers in the area, typically you aren’t jumping from state to state on the same trip. However, Rawah Ranch and Villas Del Mar in Los Cabos have made exploring different waters a little easier with their River to Sea package.... Read More

Casual Luxury in the Bahamas at Grand Isle Resort & Spa

Jul 18, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Picture yourself lying under the sun on a spacious towel while digging your toes into the sandy beaches of the Bahamas. Imagine hearing the soft hush of the ocean while looking behind you, where the resort you're staying at has mouth-watering food, a serene spa and access to recreational adventures you've only seen on nature programs. This isn't an unobtainable dream, the Grand Isle Resort & Spa in Great Exuma is primed and ready for you to enjoy a vacation worthy of all the hard work you put in.... Read More

Pumula Yacht Hearkens to the Golden Age of Sailing

Jul 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

As someone who spent much of her childhood on a sailboat, I can tell you firsthand that there's nothing quite like a well-made sailboat to take you through the sea. Whether crafted for racing or relaxation, sailboats have an elegance about them that hearken to the past. Yacht brands try their hardest to be the best and while I'm certainly not claiming Royal Huisman is the best, their 123-foot-long Pumula yacht is pretty impressive all the same.... Read More

Skip the Trip and Just Ship Your Luxury Yacht to the Caribbean

May 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Many people envision luxury yacht owners sailing the sea to various exotic locations all over the world, especially now that Spring has hit, but those who actually own them know that transoceanic trips can do a lot of damage to their precious vessels. According to the DailyMail, a journey across the Atlantic Ocean (from the French Riviera to the Caribbean perhaps) can take three weeks, wearing on the yacht in ways that might require a new paint job and many repairs by the time you arrive.... Read More

Two New Ways to Cruise This Summer: Sunreef 60 LOFT and 90 Power

May 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

Leave it to Polish brand Sunreef Yachts, hailing from the Gdańsk Shipyard, to produce a luxury line of superyachts that have been making waves since launching in 2000. Born in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea off the Baltic Coast, 2013 brings two brand new models: the Sunreef 60 LOFT and the 90 Power luxury catamaran.... Read More

Fly This Boat Right Over the Water: Meet the wFoil Albatross

Apr 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

The wFoil 18 Albatross hydro foil may make some think of a WWI aircraft — with its simplified resemblance to a biplane — but the similarities don't just stop with the aesthetic, because this innovative watercraft actually flies over the water. More than a boat, the wFoil uses its hydrofoils to soar above the water in much the same way a plane uses its wings, giving you the option of bypassing rough waters by speeding over them.... Read More

Maserati Sets World Record Journey from New York to San Francisco

Feb 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Try to imagine the vehicle you'd choose for a cross-continental tour and you could do a lot worse than a Maserati. The GranTurismo and Quattroporte do, after all, offer an ideal blend of speed and luxury. But though it just set a new record for traveling from New York to San Francisco, this Maserati isn't a car at all. It's a sailboat.... Read More

Windstar Cruises | 60% Increase in Bookings for 2013

Nov 16, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Windstar Cruises’ advanced bookings for 2013 sailings are up 60 percent compared to the same time last year. The company announced that it is on course for a fourth consecutive year of increased revenue. “We have an outstanding product today. We truly deliver a unique luxury cruise experience that feels like your own private yacht while immersing you in the destination,” said Hans Birkhoz, CEO of Windstar Cruises.... Read More

You Only Need One Hand to Sail the Hanse 345 Yacht

Sep 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Joseph Vasquez  |  2 Comments

The new Hanse 345 luxury yacht made its premier September 4th through 9th in Amsterdam at the Hiswa boat show. The 345 is a completely redesigned fast cruising boat, priding itself in areas such as design, functionality, technology, performance, and safety. The exterior design of the 345 is similar to that of the 355, but the weight of the new model is lighter, supposedly without losing any speed between the transition.... Read More

ORACLE TEAM USA Hopes to Win the 34th America's Cup With New AC72 Catamaran

Aug 31, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

ORACLE TEAM USA has unveiled that their very first AC72 Catamaran will be raced for the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco in 2013. Having just been transported from her place of build in Pier 80 to the San Francisco Bay, the competitive vessel is getting ready for her big debut.... Read More

Make Life an Endless Summer | Tips From Margaritaville & Beyond

Aug 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  1 Comment

Somewhere around grade school, people learn to sigh and curse as August draws to an end. And many never grow out of it. For them, September signifies a return to duty and an end to fun.... Read More

Lexus Joins America's Cup As Official Vehicle And Sustainability Partner

Aug 22, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari  |  3 Comments

Lexus has been one of the world's leading luxury auto brands for years, and more recently have decided to pair up with the world of competitive yacht racing by joining America's Cup as the event's Official Vehicle and Sustainability Partner.... Read More

What's New on Board Windstar Luxury Cruise Ships

Aug 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Katie Smith  |  1 Comment

Summer’s not over just yet and Windstar Cruises is supplying a great option for a relaxing vacation before fall begins. This luxury cruise line has become even more lavish due to Windstar Cruises’ $18 million renovation to their three sailing yachts. This redesign brings a modern, casual elegance to the brand’s cruise experience.... Read More

Luxury Cruise Line Windstar Completes Renovation on First Ship

Aug 14, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Wind Star, one of the three sailing yachts of Windstar Cruises, is the first of the company’s ships to complete its renovation. The staterooms, owners’ suites, and public areas received new furnishings, upholstery, light, artwork, carpeting, ceiling finishes, window treatments, and floor coverings. "We have a company-wide commitment to ensuring our yachts are in excellent condition," said Hans Birkholz, CEO and president of Windstar Cruises. "The vision for the renovation is a classic, stylish luxury that dramatizes the unique thrill of sailing and a private yacht experience." Windstar Cruises is in the midst of an $18-million fleet-wide upgrading project. The next phase will include the complete enhancemen... Read More

Top 5 Things to See & Do in Door County, Wisconsin

Aug 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial  |  3 Comments

May I introduce you to Door County? If "Where?" should be your response to this question, you are not in the minority. But should you overlook Door County, called the Cape Cod of the Midwest, you are making a mistake. First, let me tell you just where Door County is located. This region is the Wisconsin peninsula that juts into the water between Green Bay (to the west) and Lake Michigan (to the east).... Read More

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