Think being a gentleman comes easy? Think again. Sometimes even the most worldly of us need some help from the locals. Here’s what a few had to say about fitting in, standing out, and getting the most out of Charleston.
When the guys at Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats set their sights on a new V-bottom kilometer speed record they knew it’d be a big commitment. They just didn’t know how big.
If you live in a northern climate you probably prepped your engines last fall so they would be ready to go, but there are other chores to consider around your engine room beyond those required just to get your boat ready to go in the water. Let me suggest a few that perhaps you hadn’t thought of...
With only so much space onboard, sometimes it’s hard to know which tools to bring, and which to leave behind. Let our expert help you out with that.
Our Boat Test of the Tiara 44 Coupe.
The Tiara 44 Coupe is a forward-thinking cruiser that shows how this good ol’ American boatbuilder remains at the forefront of nautical innovation. The secret: Building boats people want.
Your boat may be about to benefit from a worldwide competition to provide the best satellite navigation signals. Read all about it here.
If you are using a GPS, MFD, or cell phone that is less than a year or two old, there is a pretty good chance that you may be using Glonass as well as GPS without realizing it.
Our Boat Test of the Sunseeker 86 Yacht.
This new 86 Yacht from Sunseeker may not be what you’re expecting from the traditionally sporty builder. But that’s certainly not a bad thing.
How well do you know Torqeedo, an innovator in the world of electric propulsion for boats? You'll know more after you read this.
When one reader took his Nordhavn to the famously harsh Bute Inlet in British Columbia, he wasn’t quite sure what he was in for. It turns out he was in for an adventure. Get the whole story here.
With the introduction of Simrad's open-array Halo radar, boaters get solid-state technology combined with a smart user interface.
Our Boat Test of the Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht.
The 6000 Sport Yacht from Riviera shows how well things can work out when you apply sound design to a great initial idea. Read the full test here.
All things come to an end, including bottom paint. Here’s how to cope with antifouling separation anxiety.
Michael Peters has an anchoring problem.
No moorings? No problem... But anchoring can present certain challenges, as the author discovered (twice) in Santa Catalina’s Little Harbor.
Our expert walks you through seven of the newest, coolest, and best marine-propulsion systems that the industry has to offer. This is a must-read for any hardcore gearhead.
Our Boat Test of the Sealine F380.
With solid construction and sporty performance the Sealine F380 does the reinvigorated builder proud. Read the full test here.
Our first look at the Azimut 77S.
The Azimut 77S is a surprisingly sporty boat, and one that's as pretty as she is fun to drive. Get a closer look at this Italian beauty here.
Some superyachts can feel like small cruise ships, with all the amenities found on land and palatial living spaces, you could forget that you’re even on the water. That won’t be the case with the newest design from Pride Megayachts, a futuristic 357-foot aluminum-hulled yacht called Tomorrow.
When it comes to buying a new generator, bigger is not always better.
Your fuel-water separator may not be the most glamorous thing on your boat, but it could be one of the most important. Check out our guide to how to best take care of your system.
Our Boat Test of the Horizon PC52.
You may have some preconceptions that turn you away from catamarans. But with voluminous interior space and serious seakeeping ability, the PC52 from Horizon may help to change your mind. Read the full test here.
It turns out the Boy Scouts were right, preparation is key, particularly when you're boating. Here are some things you should be doing on dry land to maximize your time on the water.
When brothers Bill and Bob Healey started Viking Yachts, they had no idea they’d end up becoming one of the most successful boatbuilders in the world. But it turns out it’s the other successes in their lives that have defined them. Read why the pair recently won AIM’s Lifetime Achievement Award, here.
Our first look at the Osprey 38. With pretty lines and sporty performance attributes, the Wajer 38 Osprey is a vessel any boater can love.
You may be surprised to learn what switching to a freshwater toilet can do for your boat—and your quality of life on board.
Our Boat Test of the Offshore 87 Motor Yacht.
Check out our test of the Offshore 87 and you might just learn something new about this long-range cruiser—and what you want your next boat to be like.