The electronics available today have done nothing short of revolutionizing the way we use our boats to fish. But beyond the fishfinders and chartplotters that help target chosen species, there’s so much more to add to the advantage. See the upgrades here.
You are what you drive, and, in this case, you are what you dock. At least that’s what our Sightlines columnist, yacht designer Michael Peters, would have you believe. See what he thinks your boat says about you. Read it here.
Salty-soul Tommy McCoy recalls a harrowing effort to bring aid to Haiti, via a Hatteras Yachts 65, after the devastating 2010 earthquake. Voodoo and rough seas were the least of the challenges he faced.
Our first look at the Cranchi Sixty Fly. If you’re after “striking,” the Cranchi Sixty Fly brings a host of features and amenities together in a daring European design.
Bolstering your boat’s safety doesn’t have to be expensive.
Jittery about that haulout? Take the edge off with this simple technique.
If your public address horn is looking beat—many are—then it may be time for a replacement.
It’s always nice to see a builder staying true to its roots, which is just what Back Cove is doing with its new 32.
Shore power cords are workhorses that can withstand years of abuse, but they don’t last forever. Know when it’s time to put yours out topasture.
Senior Editor Daniel Harding Jr. spins a tale about White Tornado, the Bertram race boat that came back from a checkered past to accelerate pulses and electrify the senses. Have a closer look at the project here.
Our first look at the Azimut 66 Fly. She’s a sleek flying-bridge yacht. She’s a four-stateroom (plus crew) motoryacht of a certain size that keeps an eye on performance. She’s got a lot of carbon fiber, but she doesn’t show it off.
Running aground is no fun. But there are ways to minimize the damage to your boat and her running gear. Do the right thing and you’ll save time and expense. See how to manage your next grounding here.
Leave it to the folks at Caterpillar to help build one of the most rugged phones on the market today.
C-MAP’s new High Resolution Bathymetry fishing charts actually put contour-line data in a 3-D view.
Garmin’s latest addition to the GPSMAP lineup are the 8400 and 8600 series, which offer the highest screen resolution available in a dedicated marine display...
Our Boat Test of the Azimut Magellano 76. The Azimut Magellano 76 is a cruisers’ boat, but with an added turn of speed.
New boats notebook on the Kadey-Krogen 50 Open. Some would consider Kadey-Krogen a conservative builder, considering the company’s boats are efficient, displacement speed cruisers. So we were surprised when we saw the plans for a new model the 50 Open. See for yourself here.
Trident is Outer Reef’s new brand and it’s full speed ahead on the design front. Jeff Druek is pulling out all the stops for a brand that hits the high points for cruising chops, comfort aboard, and ocean-going good looks.
The SI-TEX Vector compact GPS compass contains a pair of GPS receivers matched to a single clock for precise heading and boat position information.
Our Boat Test of the Fleming 58. When an able cruiser like the Fleming 58 falls into the viewfinder of Capt. Bill Pike, you just know he’s going find a few things to say. Take a read of his test and think about what you would do with a boat like this.
Stay up to date on the latest happenings in the boating world. Whether you’re headed for a stay at Marina Jack in Sarasota, Florida, curious to fish for a million bucks, or something else entirely.
Our first look at the Pershing P 5X. It takes only one look at the profile of the P 5X to know it’s a Pershing; sporty lines, racy, raked windshield, and space for seven adults to sunbathe, yes this boat fits nicely into the Italian builder’s stable of performance boats.
Inspecting your boat’s exhaust system now might save your engine later. Or your life.
Our Boat Test of the Sabre 66. Sabre’s largest, latest model, the 66 Dirigo, has made waves since the Maine boatbuilder released her initial designs. We joined the delivery crew for a leg on her way south to her new owner, to see if she lives up to the hype.
A new system from Hinckley Yacht Services called OnWatch connects clients’ boats to the service yard and head off problems. If it works, it will mean less downtime and more relaxed, stress-free boating. Get the whole story here.
A well-designed engine room is the hallmark of a truly great boat. Our expert examines a few terrific examples he found at a recent boat show.