Boat International US Edition

January 2022

BOAT International US Edition is the leading magazine for American big boat owners. Originally launched as ShowBoats International in 1983, it has established itself as an indispensable guide for discerning, affluent buyers in the multi-billion dollar US luxury yachting market. From its base in Fort Lauderdale, the international yachting capital, BOAT International US Edition delivers the definitive inside stories on the remarkable yachts, the outstanding owners and the exceptional wealth that shapes this multibillion-dollar industry. Its readers include high-net-worth yacht owners and industry leaders. BOAT International US Edition is the must-read for achievers and aspirers, covering the breadth of the megayacht industry and the fabulous lifestyle that accompanies it.

United States
Boat International Media
12 Issues

in this issue

1 min
editor’s letter

I fondly remember one of my first trips to Turkey to visit shipyards there. I went to Numarine, which was already a dynamic yacht builder but it was mostly known for its colorful and speedy fiberglass boats. I was amazed that they had settled on top of a hill, a fair distance above the harbor. To launch their boats, they had to transport them to a slipway adjacent to a shipyard that worked with the navy. I did not think about that when I raised my phone to snap a photo of the bright orange Numarine that was being floated that day, very close to a sleek and, as it turned out, secret frigate. A hullaballoo ensued, and I thought I was going to lose my precious iPhone until a…

4 min

KEREM SANLIMAN Photographer Kerem has been shooting for more than 30 years locally and internationally, combining his four passions: photography, sea, architecture and food. For this issue he shoots the Numarine 37XP (page 78). What did you like most about the Numarine 37XP? I was impressed by the spacious interior volume and the great design and usage of open spaces What was in the forefront of your mind while shooting? I wanted to reflect the sensation one would feel while on board and to attract attention to the tiny details that make the whole project shine If you owned the boat, where is the first place you’d go in it? I would love to go to the Red Sea via the Suez Canal and continue all the way to Madagascar, the Seychelles and Maldives What was your most…

1 min
all aboard

REVEALING THE LATEST NEWS, TRENDS AND TECH There’s lots to admire about the all-aluminum expedition-style yacht Lady Lene - her quirky design by Guido de Groot, her extensive stabilization system, and the close collaboration between brokers Yacht Creators, her designers, naval architects and the shipyard. But one of the most noteworthy features is that this tri-deck yacht was designed to be wheelchair-friendly. The problem of access on boats “is not something we emphasize enough in this industry,” says Barin Cardenas of Yacht Creators. The solution here is an elevator that connects all decks, which are all flush (no thresholds), so wheelchair users can access all spaces with ease. The main deck is a flowing open-plan connecting guests with the environment through large windows. She has also been equipped with a Hull Vane…

2 min
eye opener

It’s May 1985 and Clint Eastwood is in Cannes to see how the first film he has entered in the Cannes Film Festival will do. He stars in Pale Rider, which he has produced and directed, nine years after the blockbuster The Outlaw Josey Wales. The reception is a bit cool – the film is criticized for being too commercial. To deflect the criticism, he says something to the effect that if producers and directors only made films for themselves, no one would go to the movies. Eastwood is a likable guy and France loves him. The debonair six-footer is staying on a yacht not far from the Palais des Festivals. It’s not a very big one and he jokes with an American reporter sent to meet him that he is…

6 min

Viking wins reprieve and orders with the new 90 The regulations aiming to curb emissions from all yachts with a load line length of more than 24 meters threatened the sportfishing sector and, more specifically, boats such as Viking Yachts’ successful 92. Fitting a bulky Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system and storing urea inside the engine room of yachts of this size can create other problems (among them, making boats heavier and less efficient, to say nothing of urea not being readily available in marinas). Pat Healey, Viking’s CEO, said they’d have to stop building the 92 (which would potentially cost many jobs). Healey made good on his promise of stopping construction of the 92, but instead of laying off people, he put his design and R&D team to work. The result…

1 min
spotlight new to the market

NAMASTE 8 €5.7 MILLION The 131ft Tamsen yacht has been listed for sale at Fraser. Delivered in 2008, the yacht features a distinctive cappuccino colored hull and was last refitted in 2020. CHASSEUR $30,995 MILLION The 161ft US-built motor yacht has been listed for sale by Northrop & Johnson. Built by Christensen to an in-house design, she was delivered in 2016. WERE DREAMS €25 MILLION The 172ft Amels has been listed for sale by Camper & Nicholsons International. She was delivered in 2008 and has always been used privately. LES BRUXELLOIS €8.9 MILLION The 112ft tri-deck motor yacht has been listed for sale by Yachting Partners International. The semi-displacement yacht is one of the Sanlorenzo SD112 series. PRINCESS ANNA $11.9 MILLION The 14Bft Intermarine has been listed for sale at Reel Deal Yachts. Featuring an interior by Francois Zuretti, she was delivered in 2002…