Having a good watermaker onboard will make cruising your boat a lot easier. However maintaining one is not as easy as some people think. Never fear. To learn the most helpful maintenance tips for keeping your watermaker running properly, read this.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Ferretti 750
With a huge flying bridge, and an elegant, customizable interior, the Ferretti 750 is a pleasure to be onboard. But you might be surprised where she really impressed us when we gave her a full sea trial.
Our Boat Test of the Baglietto MV13. With lines inspired by the military and high speeds that will remind you of a torpedo, the Italian-built Baglietto MV13 is one of the more unique boats we’ve tested in a while. Our editor took her for spin and liked what he saw.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Riva 88 Florida.
When it comes to making an impression at the docks, it’s hard to beat the new Riva 88 Florida. With stiletto-slick lines and massive MTUs in her engine room, this boat makes an impression that’s hard to forget.
In his Sightlines column, Michael Peters asks an important and controversial question: Would having a gun onboard his boat actually make him safer, or just introduce new risks? Read here to see what he concluded.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Rio Yachts 56 Granturismo.
The highly customizable and extraordinarily sleek Rio 56 Granturismo is an eye-catching boat to be sure. But does she perform as sweetly as she looks? Find out here.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Hatteras GT60 vs. Knit Wits.
We pitted the original Hatteras Knit Wits against her latest successor, the GT60, in a series of tests. You might be surprised at just how well the old lady fared. Read here for more.
Our first look at the English Harbour 16.
There are few things more peaceful than a cocktail cruise through a silent mooring field at sunset. And there are few boats more perfect for that task than the English Harbour 16.
We rounded up a variety of foul-weather jackets from some well-known brands and tested them.
When the wind picks up and the clouds get dark, it’s time to pull on the foulies. But not all foul-weather wear is created equal. We took five different jackets and put them through our own rigorous test to find out which is the best for you—better yet, we got it all on video. Read (and watch) more here.
These are heady times for marine-navigation systems. New technologies are making it possible to share information with fellow boaters faster and more easily than ever before, making charts incredibly accurate. Read here to find out how you can get involved.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Carver C37.
Carver’s new C37 blends an unexpectedly sporty look with the large amounts of interior space you’ve come to expect from the builder. Maybe even better, she’s priced pretty sweetly too.
The Hargrave 125 brings the company’s exquisite use of space to bear on a size range mostly served by trideck motoryachts. But this raised pilothouse design can more than hold her own. Get a the lowdown here.
Capt. Richard Thiel looks at the effectiveness of onboard fire-suppression systems and also points out why you might not be as safe as you think.
Hinckley CEO Jim McManus was looking for a gently used, cruisable boat with a nice turn of speed. Lucky for him, he knew just where to start, and how to proceed. Here is the whole story.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Prestige 450 Flybridge.
Prestige packed a whole lot of boat onto its new 450 Flybridge. And that was a fact that was not lost on our tester when he boarded this sporty, mid-size cruiser.
We spoke to sportfish builders from Florida, New Jersey, and North Carolina to see why they build their boats the way they do. What we found out might raise some hackles.
Checking the Decibel Rating on an Air Filter Silencer from Walker
We put an air filter silencer from Walker Engineering to a true test—installing her on a boat and measuring her decibels.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Viking 42 ST
The Viking 42 ST is one of the smallest boats in the Viking line, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t pack a punch. We got onboard the boat in Palm Beach to see what this amenity-laden hard charger could do.
Here’s something you might not know about your boat’s optimal cruise speed.
Finding your boat’s “sweet spot” when it comes to cruising speed isn’t an exact science, but it’s pretty darn close. And knowing exactly where to run your engine for optimal speed and fuel efficiency is something every boater should be aware of. Here’s how you can get in the know.
When a few diehard Florida boaters put their heads together to bring the original Formula 233 back to her former glory, nobody knew exactly how the project would turn out. Which means everybody was surprised by the result.
Everything you need to know about fixing your air conditioner. Now that summer’s just about here, it’s time to get serious about your onboard air-conditioning system. And we’ve got everything you need to know about how to stay cool when it gets hot.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Mangusta 110.
Mangusta’s new 110 is a burly beast of a boat that can top out at 33 knots despite her 111-foot LOA. That speed is thanks mostly to her powerful twin 2,600-horsepower MTUs matched to KaMeWa waterjets.
In his latest Sightlines column Michael Peters takes a sobering look at the responsibilities of a captain, in good times and in bad. And he wonders a very important question; does the captain need to go down with the ship?
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Numarine 70HT
The Numarine 70HT is an attention-grabbing boat thanks to her striking profile and athletic performance. But Dennis Caprio took a closer look at this Turkish build and found more to like than just the obvious.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Cheoy Lee Alpha 87 Sportbridge
The Cheoy Lee Alpha 87 is defined by exceptional fit and finish, a sporty ride, and high-quality design and build processes. Capt. Richard Thiel gave her a real workout recently. See what he had to say about her here.
Why GPS could be more dangerous than you think.
GPS is a fantastic tool, but it’s still only a tool. The person that operates it is ultimately responsible for using it correctly and getting safely to his destination. We investigated the pitfalls of being overly reliant on GPS.