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Monte Carlo MC4

Our Boat Test of the Monte Carlo MC4. 

With a shippy profile, some eye-catching onboard details, and a sprawling flying bridge, the MC4 from Monte Carlo is a real showstopper. Make up your own mind after reading our test here.

How to Avoid Obstacles with Your Boat

The best way to keep your hull from getting dinged—or worse—is to simply avoid obstructions. But that’s not always as easy as it sounds. To find out some ways electronics are making your path a bit clearer read this.

Side-Scanning Sonar in Action

Sidescanning sonar is a tremendous tool to understand what's under your boat. Check out these videos that will help improve your comprehension of what the images are showing.

Outer Reef 860

Our Boat Test of the Outer Reef 860. 

You’ve always known Outer Reef for building seaworthy, long-range vessels that get you wherever you want to go safely. But maybe you didn’t know the lengths to which the builder will go to customize its boats.

Modern Boatbuilding

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.

ESI Fuel-Polishing System

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.

Muse 44

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.

Back Cove 41

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.

How AIS Works

You know that AIS helps you avoid collisions, but you may be surprised at exactly how it works. Read this to find out more.

Arcadia 85 US Edition

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.

Makaira 64

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.

In Defense of Good Yacht Design

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.

Wider 32

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.

Boats of the Future

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.

Miami 2015 Special

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.

Sunseeker Manhattan 65

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.

Top 25 Marinas

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.

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