Computer-controlled, fully automated boat factories aren’t the stuff of science fiction anymore. Learn how some builders are incorporating modern technology to change the boatbuilding game … maybe forever.
How do you guarantee squeaky-clean fuel? Try an ESI Total Fuel Management fuel-polishing system like the one we’re installing on Arawak, our 1996 Grand Banks project boat.
Our Boat Test of the Rodman Muse 44.
The Rodman Muse 44 is the kind of versatile, sporty cruiser that tends to earn herself a lot of fans. See what we mean here.
The Hydra 720 from Liquid Image allows you to photograph the underwater world.
For one angler, a passion for boating helped sustain him after a deadly diagnosis. In the end it wasn’t enough to save him, but what he left behind was priceless. Read the full story here.
New Boats Notebook: Our first look at the Wider 125.
Our Boat Test of the Back Cove 41.
The practical Back Cove 41 appears to be a traditional Down Easter, but technology and construction set her apart.
Way back in 1985, Power & Motoryacht was just another start-up boating magazine. That is until one infamous article by Tom Fexas put us on the map for good. Read the inside story on how we made our bones, here.
You know that AIS helps you avoid collisions, but you may be surprised at exactly how it works. Read this to find out more.
Our first look at the Arcadia 85 US Edition.
What is this thing I see before me—yet another Italian interpretation of a long-range cruising yacht? Indeed it is and what a fascinating approach to providing interior volume and liveability in an environmentally conscious package.
Our Boat Test of the Makaira 64.
With the 64 Makaira, Ocean is announcing its presence in the high-end sportfishing market, where luxury and fishability are of (nearly) equal importance. But was Ocean able to live up to its own lofty expectations? Find out by reading our full test here.
Did our columnist just refer to some boat designs as “butt-ugly junkyard dogs; the kind you wouldn’t want around your family?” Yes, yes he did. Read his argument for leaving naval architecture to the experts here.
Our first look at the Wider 32.
With some of the more notable lines we’ve seen on a boat in a while, and a multitude of customization options, the Wider 32 is quite an eye-catching boat to be sure. Get an early look at her here.
With new and exciting boat designs coming out at such a rapid pace, it’s hard not to wonder where this is all going. That’s why we did a deep-dive investigation on where boat design is headed, and took some stabs at what boats will look like in the future. Read here for more.
It’s that time of year again! Time to head to the Miami International Boat Show and the Yacht & Brokerage Show. Our editors did all the leg work for you to find out what trends to look for and what’s hot.
Power & Motoryacht and the MyBoatWorks team embark on replacing the air-conditioning units aboard our Grand Banks 42 project boat.
Heesen Yachts uses one of a kind under-water “wing” to provide unparalleled efficiency.
Our first look at the Sunseeker Manhattan 65.
The Manhattan 65 from Sunseeker is a bit of a rarity in that she’s as solidly built and seaworthy as she is sleek and glamorous. Get a better idea of what we mean here.
We asked our readers to help us choose the best marinas to visit up and down the coasts. To see why these facilities made our list, have a look here.
When a fishing companion had a cardiac episode 90 miles offshore, the captain needed to act fast and decisively to save his life. Read what happened next, here.
There's plenty of stuff in your engine room that can hurt you if you're not careful. Know how to be safe in your machinery spaces and you'll improve your maintenance. See how here.
Our first look at the Magnum 51 Bestia.
The Bestia’s got unmistakable aesthetics. Makes me want to throw on a pastel-pink leisure suit, flip on some Phil Collins, and blast her around Biscayne Bay—in a good way.
Boat transactions can be very…complex. When Michael Peters went to buy a boat, he found out about the many facets of buying a boat. And discovered the services that brokers really provide. Check out what he had to say here.
Our Boat Test of the Weaver 80.
When we tested the Weaver 80 off Palm Beach we were promised some pretty impressive running numbers, and we weren't disappointed. We were pretty pleased with her commanding lines, superb fit and finish, and excellent fishability too. Read here for more.
During the Mariel Boatlift in 1980, a young girl named Mirta Ojito escaped from Cuba on the boat of a New Orleans skipper, Capt. Mike Howell. She grew up to be a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who told her story and Howell’s in a book. This exclusive excerpt follows Howell’s path into history.
It used to be that if it was too foggy out, you simply didn’t use your boat. No longer. Developments in electronics have made it so boaters can navigate nimbly and safely through the thickest pea soup Mother Nature can whip up.