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Volvo Penta’s New V8-380

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted January 2013

The new Volvo V8-380 demonstrated increased acceleration and improved fuel economy.

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IPS vs. Zeus: Which is Better?

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted January 2013

Which is better: Cummins Mercruiser Diesel’s Zeus system or Volvo Penta’s IPS?

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Catch a Sailfish from Your Boat

By Gary Caputi | Posted January 2013

Ever wonder if you could catch a sailfish from your boat? Check out our one-page billfishing gameplan.

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Fairline Squadron 60

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2013

Squadron is what UK-based boatbuilder Fairline calls its series of elegant flying-bridge yachts, and the 60 falls right in the heart of the line. Learn about the amenities and fit...

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Lowrance Elite-7 Chartplotter/Fishfinder

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2013

Charts and fishfinding functions share the screen seamlessly in the Lowrance Elite 7 HDI.

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The Latest in VHF Radios

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2013

Manufacturers of VHF radios have to meet stringent new requirements, while adding more features to stay competitive. The boater is the overall winner, since we’re seeing...

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A Little VHF Etiquette

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted January 2013

Subtleties to VHF usage that will promote solid communication as well as encourage bonhomie.

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Back Cove Yachts Downeast 37

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht's first impression of the Back Cove Yachts Downeast 37

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Reality Bites

By Michael Peters | Posted January 2013

Michael Peters knows test tanks and mathematics eventually meet the real world of hulls and water.

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Ranger Tugs R-31

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht Tested: The Cruise-Ready, Trailerable Ranger Tugs R-31. Capt. Bill Pike knows the advantages of single-diesel cruising boats. So who better to give the new...

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How to Automate Your Trim Tabs

By Capt. Vincent D... | Posted January 2013

Looking for a DIY project that will help your boat run better? Adding automated trim-tab control may be just the ticket, since it adjusts running attitude while giving you one...

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Pershing 82

By Alan Harper | Posted January 2013

Boat Test: Pershing 82 Meet the latest from Pershing Yachts: the 82. She moves the water at better than 46 knots by her ZF SeaRex surface drives, and wraps you and your guests in...

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Carver 560 Voyager - Used Boat Review

By Scott Shane | Posted January 2013

Used Boat Review: Carver 560 Voyager: The Carver 560 Voyager may be just the inspiration some boaters need to make a substantial upgrade.

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Tommy Bahama Edition Hacker-Craft 27

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Hacker-Craft 27

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Absolute 55 Fly

By Mike Ellis | Posted January 2013

The Absolute 55 Fly combines heart-pounding performance with a large dollop of style. Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Absolute 55 Fly.

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Grand Banks 43 Heritage EU

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht's first impression of the Grand Banks 43 Heritage EU. Grand Banks expects big things out of this launch, and it’s easy to see why.

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Hinckley T34

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Hinckley T34. A spirited spin in the waters of Maine hints at the inspiration for the Hinckley T34—a boat built with summer fun...

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Sunseeker Predator 68

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht's first impression of the Sunseeker Predator 68.

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Raymarine LightHouse v5 Software

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2013

Raymarine updated its LightHouse software, which directs the user experience for the company’s a-, c-, and e-Series multifunction displays.

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GOST NT-Evolution 2.0 Marine Security System

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2013

The NT-Evolution 2.0 from GOST Global is a wireless marine security, monitoring, and satellite-tracking system in a rugged, marine-ready package.

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Si-Tex SVS-750 Digital Echosounder

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2013

The Si-Tex SVS-750 is a dual-frequency digital echosounder with 600-watt output.

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Making a Better Boat

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted January 2013

It all starts with the hull. If you haven’t got that right, there’s no way to fix it. Here we provide a full course in how boats are built, to underscore the point that the...

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Bruce Kessler Interview

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2013

Race cars, movie stars, and cruising around the world—Bruce Kessler has just about done it all. An interview with Bruce Kessler.

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Navionics SonarCharts

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2013

Navionics’s SonarCharts use sonar logs from users, along with data from the hydrographic office and proprietary surveys to add detail to a layer of cartography.

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Horizon E56

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2012

Our first impression of the Horizon E56.

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Forward-Looking Sonar

By Peter Swanson | Posted December 2012

As Interphase Technologies joins Garmin, forward-looking sonar may get a boost.

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