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Interior Design Advice from a Professional Yacht Designer: A Date With Destry

Prior to founding her Fort Lauderdale-based interior design firm in 2004, Destry Darr refined her skills as an interior designer for several world-class, well-known yacht interior design firms. Since then, Destry has overseen nearly 300 yacht design projects – both new construction and refit – and has honed her expertise to rank among the world’s …

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Inspired Travel: Yachts Provide a Safe Space to Work, Play and Live

Gentle waves lapping on a sugar-sand beach, a sip of prosecco within a centuries-old piazza, local delicacies served overlooking an azure sea… The blur of sound, color and taste that permeates every inspired travel experience has eluded us en masse this year. Sure, we’ve managed to tick off a few road trips, maybe even a …

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Exterior Profile of M/Y Hannah

A Diamond In The Rough: A Westport Yacht Transformation

“This is a complete Westport yacht transformation; it’s an absolute WOW,” says Westport Yacht’s Director of Marketing Ron Nugent of the 2003 Westport 112 Hannah, aboard which we recently completed an extensive nine-month refit. Our client had always wanted a Westport, and had been watching the resale market for the last decade. When this boat …

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Interior of new showroom

Our Yacht Interior Design Showroom: The Path to Creating a One Stop Shop

Designing within a small space is always a challenge, but that’s the task we yacht designers are presented on a daily basis. The goal of each space is to be as functional as possible, with storage maximized and aesthetic appeal given prime placement! This year we have been working on an exciting project of our …

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Superyacht Lifestyle Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The Super Yacht Life – Why Yacht? Why Not?!

What draws people to the super yacht life? © Felix Mizioznikov / Adobe Stock According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), recreational boat sales in 2019 were the highest they’ve been since 2007, and 2020 sales are up roughly 5% per month in comparison. What draws people to the super yacht life? The short answer is, …

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Make Your Yacht Charter Ready

Designed To Charter – Five Rules to Make Your Yacht Charter Ready

You bought the boat and now you want to offset the cost and make your yacht charter ready. Great news! However, while she might be perfectly fit for you and your family’s lifestyle, does she have what it takes to stand out on the competitive charter market?  When designing your yacht  for charter, keep these …

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150 Hakvoort Motoryacht Cracker Bay Upper Foyer

Transform Your Space: Staging Cracker Bay With Five Often Overlooked Elements

TRANSFORM YOUR SPACE Spending a lot of time in your current surroundings can inspire – or even demand – a change of scenery. Now is the time to transform your space! Freshening up your space doesn’t mean throwing everything out to start with a fresh slate, however. Instead, approaching your space with the idea of …

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Ti Punch – The Segway Between Traditional Design & Contemporary Design For A Classic Trawler Yacht

There is possibly no more common transition between design themes in yacht interior styles than that between Traditional design and Contemporary design. In its broadest definition and earliest implementation, Traditional styling aboard yachts illustrated “luxury” – a look reminiscent of the ocean-liner of yesteryear where velvet couches, sumptuous carpeting and gold tassels underscored opulence and …

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