Beauty on Board: How interior designer Susan Winchester realizes yacht owners’ dreams

“Every inch counts,” says Winchester, whose expertise was key for yacht owners Christian Strong and Jack Thomasson.

The Ocean Alexander 36L at MarineMax.

Four spectacularly over-the-top gift ideas

Choose from a yacht, a mobile winery, the entire floor of a luxury hotel, and a portrait like no other.

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W is for Watercraft: It's boom time for boats

For the last several weeks, we’ve been teasing the content of this year’s A to Z Issue, a celebration of people and businesses who have been successfully riding the turbulent waves of change and offering service and hope to the community at large. The print edition is now arriving in local mailboxes, but if you can’t wait for […]

LOCAL TIES: White, a Rays fan, once almost took a job in St Pete and has a son living in Tierra Ceia. Photo: Howard Walker

Doc Ford's is opening. Meet Randy Wayne White, the man who thought Doc up.

 You’re going to want to try the Yucatan shrimp (right). Steamed peel-’n-eat morsels of tanginess, they’re slathered in a dressing of butter, cilantro and garlic with mild Colombian chilies and a squeeze of Key lime juice. They’re the best.  “It’s my favorite thing on the menu, and our signature dish. Just make sure you order […]

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A Freedom Boat Club Hurricane Deckboat in Fort Myers.

Hassle-free boating with Freedom Boat Club

With the gorgeous but hot-hot-hot weather we’ve been having of late, plus the need to social-distance, being out in the bay on a boat seems like the ideal outdoor activity. Boat dealers are reputedly extremely busy for those very reasons. But what if you don’t have a place to dock a boat, a vehicle to tow […]

The LY 650 superyacht and the LC 500 convertible.

The Ultimate Gift Combo: A Lexus superyacht and a Lexus convertible

Hear the words “Honey, I’m thinking of getting a new Lexus for the holidays,” and you might presume your better half was pondering the purchase of a shiny new Lexus LS sedan or sporty LC coupe. Maybe have it delivered Christmas Eve with a big red bow attached to the roof and a dusting of […]

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Y is for Yachts: You're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

A to Z: The Ultimate Luxury Lifestyles List is duPont Registry Tampa Bay‘s annual compendium of the best our region has to offer. Each year we choose a different set of categories and then select businesses that are top-of-the-line in each category. This year: Art to Zinfandel (and everything luxurious in between). Why get a mere yacht when you […]

A rendering of Marina Pointe at dusk.

M is for Marinas: The best spots to dock

A to Z: The Ultimate Luxury Lifestyles List is duPont Registry Tampa Bay‘s annual compendium of the best our region has to offer. Each year we choose a different set of categories and then select businesses that are top-of-the-line in each category. This year: Art to Zinfandel (and everything luxurious in between). Seems like local waters are churning up […]

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Tampa Bay’s Top Universities? Venues? Wine Lists? Yachts? Zoos? Here’s the 2018 A to Z List Wrap-Up

A to Z: duPont Registry Tampa Bay’s encyclopedia of luxury “A to Z: The Ultimate Luxury Lifestyles List” is duPont Registry Tampa Bay‘s first-ever compendium of the best our region has to offer for fans of luxury living. The list is organized by category: D is for Dining, R is for Resorts, etc., and under each letter we single […]

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Explore the Joys of Boating

Improving Boating Easier, more intuitive controls, higher horsepower and quieter, more reliable engines are among the improvements boat builders and manufacturers are incorporating into their latest models in hopes of luring more customers to the joys of boating. No longer relegated to only recreational activities like fishing and water skiing, boats are now nimble enough […]