Our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters sure was ready to take down Philippe Starck's designs. Then he saw something in them. See what happened next here.
Our boat test of the Invictus 370 GT. Take a sleek, sumptuous design by Christian Grande and put it into a sprightly performer and you will find yourself in the Invictus 370 GT. See what our test revealed here.
Virtual reality is already here: and it’s transforming the yacht building—and buying—process.
Our review of Tribord Diving’s Easybreath Snorkeling Mask.
Our boat test of the Viking 37 Billfish. An update on a timeless design, the new Viking 37 Billfish is the next step in the Viking legacy.
Our boat test of Greenline Hybrid's diesel 36. There’s more to Slovenian boatbuilder Greenline Hybrid than just multi-mode propulsion. The company does a lot with efficient, slippery hulls and onboard power management, and it’s all showcased in this diesel-powered 36. Have a closer-look here.
The Mount Everest of boating; a Cape Horn voyage. The edge of the world is not for the faint of heart—as Paul Hawran, owner of an Outer Reef 880 Cockpit and his crew, would come to learn on their journey.
These ultralight headsets make docking a calm and quiet experience.
Each type of marine refrigeration system has its advantages and disadvantages, depending on how you use your boat. Read this before you make a decision.
The best boat designer you never heard of... If you don’t know the name of Sonny Levi, you’re missing out on a very important part of the history of powerboat design. Sightlines columnist Michael Peters shares his thoughts on this man who changed the very course of his life. Read about it here.
New Boats Notebook: When Capt. Bill Pike took a virtual-reality tour of the coming Hatteras 90 Motoryacht at the last Yachts Miami Beach show, he found plenty of show-stopping details, including fold-out balconies and a flexible layout ripe for customization. Get more insight here.
Early Insight into the Azimut S7. New nomenclature is the least striking element of the Azimut S7 slated to make her debut at Cannes in September 2017. Have a look at how huge expanses of glass in both hull- and house sides fit together in an intriguing shape that delivers big-time in the interior spaces. Have a closer look here.
The Simrad S5100 has three independent sonar channels that offer high-resolution sonar function throughout water column depths. With the S5100 boaters and anglers can link to either three single-channel transducers or an array including one dual-channel and one single-channel.
Our boat test of the Evo 43. The Evo 43 makes the most of Italian design, with ingenious ways to make the most of on-water performance and at-anchor deck space. You won’t believe your eyes. Watch what unfolds here.
Vesper Marine has added new functionality to its black-box XB-8000 AIS transponder. The system adds a layer of safety through active alarms that monitor potential collision threats and alert the user. According to Vesper Marine, smartAIS uses navigation-sensor, GPS, and AIS data to prioritize alerts.
Raymarine introduced its latest helm units, the Axiom family of multifunction displays, featuring units with 7-, 9-, and 12.1-inch touchscreens. Each unit has an all-glass display, a quad-core processor, and Raymarine’s latest-generation LightHouse 3 operating system.
Furuno has increased the available power for its X-band recreational radar, and added to the available radar performance for users of the TZTouch and TZTouch2 displays. Anglers will flock to the bird mode feature, in which birds are readily marked without tuning the unit, and then tracked simply with an echo trails feature.
Our boat test of the SL78. With the panache of her larger sibilings (and a surprise or two of her own) the Sanlorenzo SL78 is a thoroughbred Italian motoryacht, the only yacht in its category to be made to measure.
Joystick performance may be up to your standard now. Joystick control has changed the game for many boaters and you could soon wish you were among them when you get a look at the features they bring. Is a joystick system the right next step for you? Find out here.
Like all the Marlow Explorers in the 78 series, she was designed by company owner David Marlow to be seakindly, with the equipment and layout her owners need to accomplish lengthy passages with fewer fuel stops.
Our boat test of the Prestige 630. This new addition from Prestige blends contemporary styling, sterling performance, and room for a couple of families to enjoy cruising.
A whirlwind trip to an up-and-coming resort on Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula offers a glimpse at what may just become the next great cruising destination.
Some people have extravagant dreams of a life filled with adventure. Richard Bost had those, too. And then he bought a Kadey-Krogen 42 and crossed an ocean. Twice.
Our first look at the Viking 37 Billfish.
Gamefish Grande offers a one-of-a-kind fishing experience. The secret’s out: Cuba is open to Americans and we’re beginning to flock there (you only need to file a 3300 form with the U.S. Coast Guard).
Our boat test of the Aspen C120. The Aspen C120 runs like no catamaran you've ever driven. Her asymmetrically shaped sponsons offer good manners and surprising efficiency.