Silversea World Cruise 2020 Will Hit All Seven Continents

Once the Silversea World Cruise experience kicks off on 5 January 2020 from Fort Lauderdale, it will stop at 62 ports across all seven continents over 140 days. Aboard the Silver Whisper, 382-people—each paying between $62,000 and $250,000—will touch 32 different countries along the way before concluding in Amsterdam. The experience actually isn’t the world’s longest cruise. That belong to Viking Cruises 245-day extravaganza. However, it’s …

How Hacker-Craft Sport Boats Inspire Buick’s New Avenir Cars

Our factory visit digs in to the essence of boat-building and how it informs auto design

In a warehouse at the northernmost end of Lake George in upstate New York, Jeff Brown walks the length of what will become a 27-foot Hacker-Craft sport boat. Although it’s only a skeleton right now, the mahogany ribs will soon be planked, varnished, and fitted with a motor and interior before being delivered to a proud new owner. Brown is the director of special projects …

An Eco-Friendly Super-Yacht Concept

Max Zhivov’s super-yacht concept, the Sky Ya, still has the traditionally expected amenities (like a helipad and accommodations for crew and 10 passengers), but it also comes sporting two surprisingly eco-friendly features. Well-integrated solar panels provide energy and support the ship’s aesthetic. While personal gardens allow owners to plant and grow flowers, grass and vegetables—even while out to sea. It’s luxuriant and large (at 155-by-31-feet, …

The Kokomo Ailand is Part Yacht, Part Private Island

Combining a mega yacht with a private island, Austrian company Migaloo Private Submarines has taken luxury boating to the extreme with the new Kokomo Ailand: a multi-tiered floating structure that caters to the world’s billionaires. The extravagant aqua home features multiple levels of entertainment, including a “jungle deck” that comes complete with waterfalls, vertical gardens and palm trees. A spa, gym, infinity pool, helipad and …

The Tarzan Boat is Keeping Summer Alive

For many of us, summer is sadly on its way out—but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep the dream alive. Take, for example, the people who just released the Tarzan Boat—a self-supporting all-in-one mobile waterpark that will make your cannon-balling dreams come true. For $63,200, a Monkey Jump, Gorilla Bounce, Jungle Slide and more can be all yours (or purchase it for commercial use for …