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Alex Smith

Alex Smith is a journalist, copywriter and magazine editor with a long history in boating and a happy addiction to the water. He’s worked on boats, lived on boats, bought boats, sold boats and – when he’s not actually on board a boat – he can generally be found in his Folkestone office, tapping away at the computer and gazing out to sea.
These 10 superyachts are available for charter, and allow us to get a taste of the lifestyles of the rich and famous.
The Riva 56, replacing the Riva Rivale, maintains this builders Italian flair.
Alex Smith picks seven outstanding exhibits from the world’s biggest indoor boat show.
Alex Smith trawls through some unashamedly high-end shipyards in pursuit of his top five super-exclusive party platforms.
Sunseeker Predator 80
Which 10 Sunseeker models most influenced the growth and reputation of the iconic British poweryacht brand?
Orsos Island: the best of both worlds

As Albert Einstein once said, “If at first sight, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.” With that in mind, we have scoured the globe for five special marine design concepts that positively...

Orsos Island: the best of both worlds
Alex Smith points out five extraordinary marine designs that you probably won't find in a harbor or marina.
Sunseeker predator 57 first look video
The 2015 Sunseeker Predator 57 is being hailed by her makers as a redefinition of the Predator range.
Fleming 58 First Look Video
An extra three feet gets you quite a bit of kit on this passage-making motor yacht.
Princess 68 quick video tour
A voluminous interior and innovative aft galley setup only tell part of the story.
Sunseeker Manhattan 65 quick video tour
Take a quick tour of the Manhattan 65 from Sunseeker.
Beneteau Gran Turismo 49 first look video
At the Cannes boat show, our reviewer Alex Smith shot a short video to introduce us to the Beneteau Gran Turismo 49 Fly.
Lagoon 630 motoryacht first look video
Join reviewer Alex Smith for a look at this new motor yacht from Lagoon.
Jaguar JC 48 catamaran
Alex Smith shows us the Jaguar JC 48, an all-new power catamaran yacht from a new builder.
Sunseeker 101 first look video Cannes Boat Show
The Sunseeker 101 Sport Yacht has both classic Sunseeker features, as well as an unusual twist.
A superyacht deserves super toys, like these five water wonders.
Frauscher 858 speedboat video
The new Frauscher 858 is a boat with a look all its own.
Electra glide tender on the environment
The "Limousine Tender" concept goes carbon-neutral.
Cockwells tender 9.5
The luxurious Cockwells 9.5 tender simply oozes class and quality. 
Ulysses ice
Serious offshore adventurers should find plenty to like in the superyacht Ulysses.