Few things are as important onboard your boat as your steering system, yet a surprising amount of boaters don’t know how to take proper care of it. We’ll show you everything you need to know to keep your hydraulic steering system in tip-top condition.
Learn to use your tackle properly and you can catch big fish to your heart’s content. Fighting a big fish can be exhausting. But our writer has one trick that will not only keep your shoulder muscles fresh, it’ll help you land more fish too.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Ocean Alexander 90
The Ocean Alexander 90 is a big, burly motoryacht with onboard luxury to spare and impressively nimble performance attributes. Capt. Richard Thiel recently gave her the full wring-out and liked what he found.
Though they sometimes go unheralded, your props can affect your boat’s performance as much as nearly anything else. Capt. Richard Thiel has expert advice on how to find your prop’s sweet spot—that is, where they will allow your engine to run at max rpm and no more. The results could make your boat that much more efficient.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Regal 53 Sport Coupe
The Regal 53 is a technologically advanced express cruiser with enough onboard space for some time on the hook. We picked two lucky readers to give her a full test, under the watchful eye of Capt. Bill Pike.
Power & Motoryacht’s boat test of the Princess S72
Princess’s S72 is the first in a new class of sport boats for the British builder. Capt. Bill Pike tested her recently and found a vessel that was as pleasingly luxurious as she was fun to drive. He especially liked the boat’s spacious flying bridge.
Michael Peters, one of the world’s foremost yacht designers, has a few gripes with the path naval architecture has taken recently. In essence, he believes beauty has been sacrificed for headroom. Read here to find out why that’s a problem.
Bertram’s latest launch, the 64, is a fishing boat that will be able to compete with anything on the market thanks in no small part to her powerful Cat C32 ACERTs and seakindly, wave-slicing, deep-V hull. Capt. Bill Pike put her through a rigorous test and found just about everything onboard to his liking.
Down East design is a perfect marriage of form and function. We take a good, hard look at what it is about these boats’ designs that makes them so special. If you’ve ever appreciated the pretty lines of a Down East boat as she passed you by, read this.
Robert Paradise has lived a nautical life rich in experience. He’s sailed the seven seas as part of the U.S. Navy, completed transatlantic voyages onboard pleasure craft, and even helped design a yacht that went into production as her own line.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Defiance 46 by Shannon Yachts.
This Down East-inspired cruiser has some secrets below the waterline that dial up her effiency. Check out the Defiance 46 by Shannon Yachts and prepared to be surprised. Read our full test of her here.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Regulator 25
The Regulator 25 may not be a huge boat, but she outpunches her weight. With plenty of seating, a wave-chomping hull, and powerful twin Yamaha F200 outboards, this boat is ready for anything. Read all about her here.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Lyman-Morse 42
With a trusty, Hunt-designed hull and powerful Hamilton water jets the Lyman-Morse 42 Peregrine is ready for whatever adventure you’d like to take her on. And with classic Down East lines she’s easy on the eyes as well. Read our full test of her here.
Sure you catch a few fish. And your cockpit team does the job as well as any you’ve ever seen. Maybe it’s time to put your boat up against the best in the world on the fishing tournament circuit. See how to do it here. ▶