Nowboat: Seafaring Adventure Platform

A tool connecting travelers with extraordinary yacht and sail experiences, with environmental NGOs getting support along the way

Yacht and sailing adventures represent one of the fastest growing categories in travel. In fact, it’s forecasted that by 2020, $51 billion will be spent on seafaring and everything that accompanies it. An avid kite-surfer and world traveler, Giovanni Alessi Anghini looked at the industry and found a lack of innovation, awareness and uniformity when it came to booking. To combat this (and the extreme …

Customizable Hunton Powerboats

Luxury speed machines built by hand in the UK

When UK-based Hunton made their US debut with two customized powerboats in Miami earlier this December, we were quick to scope out the unique, well-designed mix of performance and luxury. These aspirational performance machines are hand-built in Hampshire, England—with power in mind. The brainchild of one man, Jeff Hunton, who sought to build top-tier racing boats that carried a complete array of luxury options, the …

Below the Boat

Handcrafted bathymetric charts depicting underwater topographies in all their glory

Beneath the hull of every boat, there is a sprawling underwater landscape that one doesn’t often get the chance to see. We can experience this nuanced world of ridges and rises, however, with the help of bathymetric charts, the watery equivalent to topographic maps. While most of these charts are used for practical purposes, the topographies that they reveal can be extraordinary, particularly those created …