Ashlan Cousteau’s husband’s grandfather, Jacques Cousteau, sailed the seas in the iconic Calypso for decades. But, like all boats similar to her, she had an insatiable appetite for fuel. Jacques always saw her dependence on diesel as a major burden due to its high cost and detrimental impacts on the environment. As a result he endeavored to find a better way.
When you think of the Royal Yacht Squadron a lot probably comes to mind. Did you know that the Royal Yacht Squadron is an amazing yacht club that is nearly 200 years old? It was founded in 1815 and continues to be a rich part of living history today.
The genius minds who brought the world the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG or the Porsche 718 Boxster are intrepid in their pursuit of innovation. It’s only natural, then, that when deciding where to innovate next, many top car manufacturers look to the sea.
With summer on the horizon, this is a great time to consider a new luxury boat. Take advantage of the beautiful, balmy weather to spend your time on the water.
When it comes to exclusivity, few institutions come close to matching the prestige of the yacht club. Simply owning a yacht is only a small part of the yachting lifestyle; partaking in the vibrant culture of the club community is what the sport is all about.
Wherever your journey takes you during the summer—whether it be a leisurely seven-day cruise off the Amalfi Coast, or an exploration of the crystalline waters of the Caribbean Sea—these unusual superyachts are sure to inspire a truly unforgettable experience.