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A solar-powered yacht that claims to be virtually silent as it cruises is on the market for $1.54 million — here’s a look inside

An Austrian shipyard debuted its 55-foot solar-powered catamaran earlier this year at the Cannes Yachting Festival.
"The cruise industry does not have to comply with US labor laws," the maritime lawyer Jim Walker said.

A lawyer who represents cruise-ship workers reveals why it’s nearly impossible for them to sue their employers when they feel like they’ve...

Cruise lines include arbitration requirements in their contracts with employees, making it very difficult for workers to sue them.
Rates for its maiden voyage start around $14,000 per person.

The world’s first hybrid cruise ship is currently on its maiden voyage, an 18-day trip to Antarctica with 450 guests onboard. Here’s a loo...

The MS Roald Amundsen's maiden voyage is a polar expedition supported by battery power. Take a look inside the ship making cruising more eco-friendly.

A $20 million 3-deck superyacht made in Dubai won best in show at the world’s biggest in-water boat event. Here’s a look inside.

The Majesty 140 was less than half the size of the largest megayacht featured at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in early November.

The world’s biggest cruise ship has robot bartenders, a water slide with a 92-foot drop, and a nine-story zip-line — here’s what it ...

Royal Caribbean's 228,081-ton Symphony of the Seas is the world's largest cruise ship. It debuted in 2018.
The Mansion Yacht is the world's first yacht to be made entirely out of stainless steel.

This $12 million ‘mansion yacht’ is made entirely of stainless steel — and it’s a first for the industry. Take a peek inside.

The towering yacht was one of the most buzzed-about vessels at the 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
The cruise industry is a lucrative business for its major companies. Their success comes at a steep cost to their workers.

17 hours a day, 7 days a week: Cruise-ship workers describe the grueling conditions they face on the job

Business Insider spoke with 45 current and former employees of Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and other cruise lines.
Cruise ships foster an intense hookup culture.

Cruise-ship workers say they have so much sex that it’s like college

Sex among cruise ship workers is pervasive, current and former cruise ship employees told Business Insider.

A dilapidated, raccoon-infested wooden yacht that was once the ‘floating White House’ for 8 US presidents is being restored – here&#...

Sold at auction in the 1970s and now undergoing a total rebuild, the once-opulent yacht hosted JFK's birthday and many other presidential events.

The Porsche-designed 135-foot yacht a decade in the making just hit the market — here’s a peek inside the futuristic ‘spaceship on t...

The luxurious, futuristic-looking vessel took 10 years to build and is now being sold for an undisclosed price.