From Roger Moore's Glastron in 1974 James Bond film Live and Let Die, to Pierce Brosnan's Sunseeker Superhawk in 1999's The World is not Enough and Daniel Craig sailing Soufrière in Casino Royale, boats have always featured heavily in the quintessentially British secret agent's films
Southampton Boat Show: 50th anniversary of the event in 15 facts
With the Southampton Boat Show celebrating 50 years this September, we look at some key facts and moments since it launched in 1969
What’s the boat of your dreams?
America's Cup World Series' sailors tell YBW what their dream boat is. What is yours? Maybe you would like to helm a Whitbread winner like Steinlager 2, or be at the controls of a classic Riva. Let us know your suggestions below.
Style and speed on water: Luxury yachts designed by car manufacturers
Luxury yachts have always been head turners, but now car manufacturers such as Aston Martin and Ferrari are getting in on the game by entering the high end yacht market
First a powerboat now Aston Martin unveils its luxury $4M submarine
Luxury British car manufacturer, Aston Martin, has partnered with Triton Submarines to produce a new state-of-the-art submersible, codenamed Project Neptune
Pictures: First Aston Martin AM37 hull is delivered
The first Aston Martin AM37 owner has taken delivery of his new £1.3 million powerboat. The luxury vessel will be berthed in Miami
Italian marinas: Venezia Certosa Marina, Marina D’Arechi and Marina Di Portisco
If you are looking for a marina in Italy, Venezia Certosa Marina in Venice, Marina D'Arechi on the Amalfi Coast and Marina Di Portisco in Sardinia are situated in stunning locations, offer top notch facilities and are attractively priced.
Pictures: The luxury yacht Donald Trump almost owned
Designed to be the "largest and most beautiful yacht in the world", Trump Princess was created by the Spanish firm Oliver Design for tycoon Donald Trump, but it was never built. The design company however kept the renders and you can see them all here
Pictures: Spirit Yachts through the years
From the Spirit 54, also known as Soufrière, which starred in James Bond's Casino Royale, to the much-awaited Spirit 52, we take a look at the British boat builder's most beautiful vessels
007 heaven! Skyfall yacht – Regina – for sale
The stunning schooner, Regina, which featured in the James Bond film, Skyfall, is now on the market for €8.85 million
‘Bond’ boat builders – Spirit Yachts – opens new facility
The new boat building facility at Spirit Yachts doubles the size of the company's existing premises and has resulted in an expanded workforce
“Positive” Southampton Boat Show for Spirit Yachts
The Suffolk-based luxury boat builder, Spirit Yachts, is reporting a "very positive" Southampton Boat Show, with strong interest in its new 47CR.
Pictures: Seafire – the new military style luxury sports yacht
Renders of the new 25 metre Seafire sports yacht have just been released by the UK-based Gilmour Design. It will have a top speed of 60 knots.
Video: Policeman leaps into unmanned, out of control speedboat
A policeman in Switzerland has been captured dramatically leaping into an out of control speedboat after its skipper fell into Lake Zurich. Watch the video here!
James Bond’s yacht Soufrière to be showcased at London on Water show this weekend
The beautiful Spirit 54 yacht which appeared in Casino Royale, will be on show at the London on Water show at St Katharine Docks 4 - 7 May.
Pictures: 54ft James Bond racing yacht for sale
The UK-built wooden yacht featured in the James Bond movie Casino Royale has gone up for sale for nearly $1M.