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Absolute 60 Fly

Our Boat Test of the Absolute 60 Fly. 

With sporty top-end speeds and a surprising amount of interior space, the Absolute 60 Fly is a versatile and stylish cruiser. Read more about her here.

Pershing 70

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Pershing 70. 

You already know that a Pershing 70 is going to be a showstopper. But what you might not realize is that this boat is as smart as she is pretty. See what we mean here.

A Brief History of Power & Motoryacht

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.

Lagoon 630 Motor Yacht

Our first look at the Lagoon 630 Motor Yacht. 

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.

Maritime Museums

Any serious boater will get a kick out of all the insight and wisdom at these maritime museums, located throughout the United States. Read all about them here.

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.