Who’s for a latte? Welcome to yachting’s comfort zone

IF THE record display of luxury boats at this week’s Sydney International Boat Show at Darling Harbour is any indicator, these are high times on the not-so-high seas.

Tied to the temporary marina, the fleet of 350 big-ticket cruisers and yachts, up from 305 last year, has turned Cockle Bay into a sea of moulded fibreglass, stainless steel and scrubbed or varnished teak.