Boatbuilders dating back to Noah have utilized wood to create their vessels. In addition to being stronger, pound for pound, than steel, it has an exceptional ability to absorb vibrations for a comfortable, quiet ride. It’s also eminently recyclable, provides jobs and is self-sustaining. However, the best reason to use it is the beauty it imparts. A stunning example is the Castagnola Heritage 9.9, a classically-derived, handcrafted cruiser that could easily serve as the tender for the most opulent superyachts. The classic lines are reminiscent of times in which all boats were crafted from wood, but a closer inspection reveals high-tech methodologies. To provide maximum strength and waterproofness, solid mahogany planks are clad in an epoxy-infused carbon fiber. The combination of a deep-v hull and a pair of 320-hp Yanmar turbodiesel engines deliver a cruising range of 170 nm at 20 knots and an impressive top speed of 40 knots. Available in an open or hard top layout, the sensual Heritage 9.9 makes every cruise a mozzifiato experience; CastagnolaYacht.it.
Located in one of the most diverse and dynamic business centers in the world, Miami Herbert Business School offers unparalleled opportunities to learn, engage and grow. The graduates are thought-leaders who transform business, scholarship and lives. To honor them, Brickell Magazine and the school have partnered to showcase the annual “Go-Getters,” an honor spotlighting recent grads, their successes, hopes and dreams.
When it comes to leaving your mark on the world, few can boast the list of personal and professional achievements that Hilarie Bass has amassed throughout her career — a successful young actress, a formidable corporate defense lawyer, star litigator, international firm leader, civic ignitor, social activist and now Chair of the University of Miami Board of Trustees and Founder of The Bass Institute For Diversity & Inclusion. Through it all, she has captured our attention in front of the camera, in the courtroom, behind the podium and now at the center of conversations of diversity and workplace inclusion around the world.