Germany has come to be known for its engineering exports. A company called Bavaria has been building boats for Europe to enjoy for quite some time. And now they’re here. See for yourself.
Like casting for fish, preserving your angling rights requires persistence.
Our first look at the Grady-White Canyon 271 FS. We like the looks of this boat. Couple that with Grady’s reputation for smooth rides and durability and this model should be a force to be reckoned with.
Boaters who are in the know notice the details. And when a fine finish is your goal, you need to look closely at your boat’s “problem areas.” Those old hatches with the dull finish may jump out at you. Here’s what to do to fix them.
Our first look at the Hinckley Talaria 34R. Hinckley is at it again. Late this spring the builder will be adding to its famed Jetboat line a 34 Runabout that should acquit herself exceptionally as a dayboat.
There’s something to be said for getting where you need to go, and that kind of hustle has never been a problem for the Beneteau Swift Trawler 50, a second-generation design that leads an ambitious line of cruising boats.
Engine manufacturers created a lot of exciting buzz at the Ft. Lauderdale and Miami shows.
Imtra’s new line of Acxent lighting changes the way boaters—and designers—think about brightening their boats.
Our first look of the Azimut Magellano 76. Azimut really does a good job with this line. And with that adaptable hull and all the space a 76-footer affords, this Magellano should become a heavy hitter in the long-range cruising market.
Get good electronics on your tender and you’ll explore far-flung anchorages with more confidence.
Underwater lights aren’t just for fishing. They can serve many purposes from avoiding debris to improving your love life.
Join the two-man crew as they bring Gizmo, the beloved Duffy 37 and test platform for Senior Electronics Editor Ben Ellison, home to Camden, Maine, and learn a thing or two along the way.
Our Boat Test of the Marlow Yachts 66E. The Marlow Yachts 66E is a fine, seaworthy vessel. But the detailing and engineering that are generally hallmarks of the Marlow brand push her well beyond such stalwart adjectives.
A surfing safari becomes a cold cry for help.
Power & Motoryacht Tested: Pyrotechnic flares have been a Coast Guard requirement for decades for one simple reason: they work. At night—and even during the daytime—light and smoke from a pyrotechnic are visible from miles away. But traditional flares have limitations.
Our first look at the Neptunus 650. If you ask us, Neptunus absolutely nailed the lines on this versatile and well-thought-out Canadian-built express cruiser.
Keep the Water on the Outside.Keeping through-hull fittings exercised is a simple way to make sure they work. But that’s only the beginning of what you should be doing. Learn more about these critical component here.
Our Boat Test of the Beneteau GT40.
French boatbuilder Beneteau seems to understand the lifespan of its models. And when they hit the reset button on one like this, be ready to be impressed. See what we mean here.
Working as a mate on a fishing boat, where you crease the inlet in the morning, watch the sun rise, breathe fresh salty air and get paid to do it, is one of the best forms of employment on the planet. My first paying job was washing a half-day fluke boat.
The second biannual exhibition highlights world-class boatbuilding and one country’s struggle to create a domestic yachting market.
Our yacht designer like our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters takes a pause to look at what happens to old boats. This is an interesting perspective from someone who has made his living thinking about creating new boats all the time. See what he has to say here.
The voodoo that GPS does is pretty simple, actually. Understanding why it fails means you’ll be ready when it happens. Have a closer look at this key navigation device here.
Our Boat Test of the Everglades 435.
Florida-built center consoles are not all the same. Some claim pure speed, while some claim rough-water performance. Everglades is ready for action with its new 435. See why here.
It’s always better to be on the boat than it is to be overboard. Especially during Shark Week.
Naming your boat is a personal experience and a great way to express yourself. Learn the best ways to share it with the world here.
The well-trodden cruising grounds of the British Virgin Islands offer up a chance for Deputy Editor Jason Y. Wood and his family to reconnect with each other and their passion for the water on a Moorings crewed charter.