Master of the seas
this Us$90 million luxury motor yacht certainly lives up to its name. the silver fast can slice through the chop at more than 27 knots, making it the fastest aluminium vessel of its type with conventional propulsion. at 77 metres from bow to stern, it’s also one of the largest, and its range of 4,500 nautical miles will get you from tokyo to Colombo with fuel to spare. the brainchild of naval architect espen oeino, the sleek vessel was crowned finest New Yacht at the Monaco Yacht show in september. It sleeps up to 18 guests in eight suites and cabins, and up to 17 crew. the owner’s apartment occupies an entire level and includes its own private outdoor deck along with his and hers bathrooms, walk-in wadrobes, a spacious living room and an office. the beach club boasts extensive equipment for on-water entertainment, plus a sauna, steam room, gym, massage room and beauty salon. films played in the outdoor cinema can be enjoyed from the eight-person Jacuzzi on the sun deck, and a 70,000-watt sound system is on hand to transform the vessel into a floating disco.