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.
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.
When the legendary John Rybovich put together the first International Masters Angling Tournament in 1963 (AKA The Masters) the fishing world had no idea what it was in for. These days though, the tournament is known as perhaps the preeminent fishing competition in the world, for good reason. Read more about it here.
Power is generated by pedaling, transferred via Gates Carbon Drive belts—designed to withstand corrosive environments—to twin oscillating props. Steering of the props is done via a rotating handlebar. Depending on the user’s fitness level, the Founder’s Edition can do up to 8 knots.
Gone are the days where waterskis and tubes were the most sought-after water toys. They’ve been replaced instead by jet-powered watercraft that send users soaring through the air at considerable altitudes.
Solar power has been around for a long time, but in recent years advancements have been made that make it more practical and efficient for use on your boat. Still skeptical? You shouldn’t be. Read more here.
Maybe you didn't realize it, but Power & Motoryacht just turned 30 years old. Time flies when you're having fun, we guess. Click here to see a timeline of some of our highlights, not to mention a few other things that will jog a memory or two.
The styling of Lagoon’s 630 Motor Yacht suggests seakeeping ability and long range. This is good, but even better, she doesn’t need stabilizers, and has more interior volume than a monohull of the same length.
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.
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.
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.
When you’re a boat designer, you deal with all kinds of people, from hard-charging CEOs to dreamers. But they all must follow the laws of physics. Our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters lays down the law.
See what he has to say here. ▶