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Get off the Beach and Into a Boat: A Few of the Most Prestigious Italian Yacht Brokers in LA

Jun 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

It's no secret that some of the best yachts and superboats in the world come out of Italy. However, finding the right broker in your area can be a bit of a hassle. Those in the Los Angeles area though are in luck because we've rounded up an amazing collection of brokers in the area who have some incredible Italian yachts available. Here are our top five picks:

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5 Sailing & Yacht Charters to Indulge Your Seafaring Fantasies This Summer

Jun 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

It’s the perfect weather for sailing, and we’ve found some of the best vessels for your most indulgent seafaring fantasies. Whether you prefer a lavishly appointed tall ship, a set departure on a specialty small ship, a fully crewed charter, or to captain and crew your own boat, there’s a company to fit your needs and a suggested destination on where to set your coordinates.

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5 of the Best Marinas in the Caribbean Islands

Apr 15, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Yachtsmen are out in full force cruising the waters of the Caribbean, with its seaworthy marinas and luxury yacht clubs on the tropical waters. Having an eye out for the best marinas is as important to a successful trip as having a dependable crew and a well-maintained ship. Here are a few full-service marinas and yacht clubs throughout the Caribbean Islands that have served yachts and crews for years.

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Incrediblue Makes Renting a Luxury Yacht a Breeze, Aims to be AirBnb of Boating

Feb 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Some people think exploring the world via luxury yacht or sailboat would be too expensive or too much of a hassle, but Incrediblue wants to change that way of thinking. 

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Lagerfeld & Valentino's Favorite Designer Tackles Perini Navi's New 197-Foot Superyacht

Feb 1, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The Seahawk, recently launched by Perini Navi (the Italian shipyard famed for the Maltese Falcon), is undoubtedly the best-looking new sailing yacht on the seas. The first of the firm’s new generation of superyachts, this vessel blends a beautiful design with exceptional performance and cutting-edge technology.

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

Jan 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

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 that their outdated vessel does. Aureus wants to change all of that with their line of "wild luxury" vessels, boats that combine the high standards of maxi yachts with the nautical performance of sport models.

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Rupert Murdoch Sells His Super Stylish $29.7M Sailing Superyacht

Jan 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Embattled media mogul Rupert Murdoch has sold his sailing superyacht, listed for $29.7 million just a few short months after he filed for divorce from his much younger now ex-wife, Wendi Deng. The vessel, the 184 ft. Rosehearty, is one of t

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Take a "Blue Voyage" Through the Aegean and Ionian Seas Aboard a Handmade Gullet

Nov 28, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As nice as modern yachts are, sometimes you would rather take your luxury cruise aboard a classic gulet instead. Known for their traditional two-masted or three-masted design, these wooden sailboats can be found all over the Mediterranean and more specifically, off the coast of Turkey.

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Morris Yachts: Building the World's Best Luxury Sailboats on the Coast of Maine

Oct 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

“ ‘Superyacht’ is a frame of mind, not a measurement.” Maine’s Cuyler Morris does not build the world’s largest sailboats, but many would say he builds the best.

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Sailing Through the Lens of Famed Photographer Onne van der Wal

Oct 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Being on a sailboat is a one-of-a-kind experience and if someone were to put together a photography book about it, it would need to be a professional sailor ó someone who truly knows the sea and has voyaged around the world. Onne van der Wal is such a person.... Read More

Boat Bureau Makes Chartering Your Next Yacht Easy

Oct 9, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Launched in 2011, Boat Bureau is still relatively new to the luxury charter scene, but that doesn't mean they have that much catching up to do. According to the company, all they want to do is help people fulfill their every sea-bound desire.... Read More

Sunreef Launches the First Carbon-Fiber Catamaran

Aug 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Carbon fiber was pioneered for use in Formula One racing cars, but has since found its way into all sorts of applications. Today you'll find it in automobiles, airplanes and all manner of consumer products. But it's just now beginning to... Read More

Want to Go Diving With Great White Sharks? Here's Where You Can

Aug 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  6 Comments

If youíre a thrill seeker, chances are you have shark cage diving on your bucket list. And, you probably have every episode of Discovery Channel's Shark Week recorded on your DVR each year. Imagine coming face-to-face with the largest predatory fish in the world, seeing up close-and-personal their 300-serrated, triangular teeth and observing their massive 15-foot size and 5,000-pound weight. With their powerful tails, they can shoot through the water at up to 15 mph. Whoís ready to cage dive with great whites? For those brave enough to still jump in the ocean with these animals, we rounded up the only four reliable destinations in the world for for interacting with these carnivorous beasts of the sea.... Read More

Occidental Vacation Club Brings Luxury Yacht Cruising to Members

Jul 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Occidental Vacation Club first began back in 1982 and ever since they have been dedicated to their customers, striving to give them everything possible. While they've been an all-inclusive timeshare company all along, OVC is now offering an optional Yacht Club Membership as an addition to their First Club and Grand Level memberships. Once you jump on board (pun intended), you'll get a four to six hour cruise starting from Punta Cana, the Riviera Maya area or Aruba.... Read More

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

Jul 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Thereís something very peaceful about fly fishing ó standing there in the stillness, being one with nature ó itís a sport that teaches the beauty behind patience. Itís relaxing, and yet, exciting. While you may spend a few days at different lakes and rivers in the area, typically you arenít 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

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