Featured Transportation

Super Yacht Watch: 305-Foot “Mayan Queen IV” Docks in Boston

It has been a super yacht summer in Boston Harbor, with another 300 foot-plus vessel docking in town for a visit. This week brings the Mayan Queen IV, the 37th largest yacht in the world, to Boston Yacht Haven at Commercial Wharf. Emblazoned with a giant “B” on the side, the Mayan Queen IV super yacht is owned by Read More…

Featured Transportation

Super Yacht Watch: All 315 Feet of “Vava II” Docks in Boston

At 318 feet (97 meters), the yacht Vava II made quite an impression when it arrived in Boston Harbor this weekend, shown above docked at Boston Yacht Haven. The boat was the largest British-built superyacht when launched in 2009, according to Wikipedia. Vava II is estimated to cost $150 million and is owned by Swiss-Italian billionaire Ernesto Bertarelli Read More…

Community Transportation

Excellence V Yacht Docks on North End Waterfront

Leading up to the Memorial Day weekend, Excellence V was docked at Boston Yacht Haven, Commercial Wharf, on Boston’s North End waterfront. According to her website, she can be chartered for $725,000 a week. If you have to ask what that includes, you can’t afford it. She sleeps 12, has a crew of 14, and is 197 feet in length. Read More…

People Transportation

Mark Cuban’s (?) Mega-Yacht “Fountainhead” Drops Anchor in Boston

The 288-foot mega-yacht, Fountainhead, arrived in town on Friday, July 8th, docking at Boston Yacht Haven on the North End waterfront.  Yes, it does have a basketball hoop with a glass backboard mounted over the large rear deck. It’s owner is Mark Cuban, according to several media sources (Ed: but maybe not … see below). The photo above Read More…

Police & Fire

Apparent Suicide by Crew Member on John Henry’s “Iroquois” Yacht at Rowes Wharf

A crew member of John Henry’s “Iroquois” yacht apparently committed suicide on Monday afternoon while docked at Rowes Wharf, according to Boston Police. Henry is part owner of the Boston Red Sox, that issued the following statement: Earlier today, a crew member on the vessel, M/Y Iroquois, apparently took his life aboard the vessel docked Read More…

Photos & Videos Sports

Eos, Largest Private Sailing Yacht in the World, Visits North End Waterfront

A big, really big, sailing boat docked this week at Yacht Haven, Commercial Wharf. The three masted rigged schooner, named Eos, is 305 feet long and the largest private sailing yacht in the world. Its ownership is private, but was once owned by Barry Diller, creator of Fox and USA Broadcasting and currently CEO of Read More…