When Ocean Alexander tasked designer Evan K. Marshall to develop new products within the builder’s already successful line, Marshall was up for the challenge...
The speed of today’s electronics may present boaters with overwhelming amounts of data in the blink of an eye, but it’s more than processing power that lets these devices deliver. Here’s what makes the difference.
Not every voyage goes as planned—sometimes the toughest decision calls for staying at the dock and knowing when it’s time to flee the Caribbean’s siren song.
In reporting a story on VHF capabilities and second-station and wireless-remote mics, the sources to whom I spoke mentioned the importance of carrying a handheld VHF for that battery-powered redundancy.
Sometimes the fish do the schooling. It’s amazing what a feisty tuna can teach a callow, young mate.
Our first look at the Sunseeker Predator 57
Our Boat Test of the Prestige 420.
The Prestige 420 flying-bridge motoryacht is the entry point in the Prestige Yachts line. As such this new family cruiser has many bigger yacht features, plus spirited performance and a surprising turn of speed.
Our Boat Test of the Azimut 77S.
With an innovative engine setup, lots of luxuries, and fun performance attributes, the Azimut 77S proves the future is now.
Our first look at the Hacker 27 Special Sport.
Anchoring may seem like a very basic thing, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to get better at it. Fine-tune your anchoring skills here.
A father reluctantly sets out to take his kids shark fishing and returns with a boatload of memories, and a changed mind.
Our first look at the Scout 420 LXF. In a field stiff with competition, the Scout has already made a splash. She’s billed as a “Luxury Sportfisher” and she certainly lives up to the name.
After the high-tech sales pitch is done, all that’s left is hull and water. In his June Sightlines Michael Peters explains why yacht designs can be art, but they have to be more than that, too.
Our Boat Test of the Huckins 45 Sportfisherman.
Borrowing lines from a bygone era and a hullform used on PT boats, the Huckins 45 Sportfisherman moves the iconic brand into the future.
Planning for emergencies is just as vital as preparing for the big catch.
Electronic charts are great, no doubt. But the second you start thinking they’re foolproof is the second you’re in trouble. Here’s how to avoid the pitfalls.
Our Boat Test of the Sanlorenzo SL96.
The SL96 from Sanlorenzo is the culmination of a lifetime of boating for one owner, and not surprisingly, she’s got every single thing he could possibly want.
Bimini isn’t very big, but it gets even smaller when Bob Knight comes to town to do some bonefishing
In recent years, tablets have morphed from being excessive toys into serious pieces of navigation equipment.
Looking to freshen up your interior and cut down on power consumption? Then look no further than Imtra’s newest LED.
Good Electronics installers have seen it all. Let Them Help You See The Light.
Our Boat Test of the Palm Beach 52. The Palm Beach 52 offers an exceptionally smooth ride and excellent attention to detail. Check out what happened when we cruised her down through the Carolina Lowcountry.
The Vestas Wind debacle raises points about maximizing your radar picture.
Our first look at the Mangusta 165E. This boat makes me wish that fate would bring the owner and me together at the exact moment when I would have the opportunity to save his life, so he’d be forever indebted to me and have to take me anywhere I wanted on his boat, as fast as I wanted.
Tenders make boating all the more fun. But getting small boats in and out of the water can be a hassle if your davit doesn't work well. Find tips to help you maintain your davits or crane here.
While many boaters rely on a weather forecasts generated thousands of miles away, all the information you need to make good decisions may be right outside your window. Here's how to make the most of it.