Atlantic Yachting Association

by Kyle Small Last week AYA (Atlantic Yachting Association) generously invited us out for an unforgettable four hour sail around Manhattan. Accompanied by Captain Miles and Alexander Pincus—both extremely friendly and knowledgeable about Manhattan and the water that surrounds it—the sail started on Manhattan's Upper West side as we traveled down the Hudson, breathtakingly close to Lady Liberty, past a few of Olafur Eliasson's waterfall …

New from 20ltd: Shagreen Backgammon Set and Sailing Canoe

The two latest offerings from the online concept boutique 20ltd, a Personally made for 20ltd by Max Parker (heir to The canoe comes from a relative newcomer, 15 year-old, Massachusets-based Caillou, who were inspired by decked canoes of the 1800s. The result is a hybrid canoe-sailboat, that in this case gets the aesthetic benefit of a glossy black fiberglass body contrasted with an ivory sail. …

La Grande Dame by Riva

Recent years have seen For the more financially conservative, the portable Cruiser Bag (pictured above right) mimics the design of one of Riva's yachts with black lacquer, mahogany inlay, chrome accents and leather trim. It includes a bottle of La Grande Dame 98 and two flutes. Limited to an edition of 300, the bag retails for $475 and will be available in July from Veuve …