Boat transactions can be very…complex. When Michael Peters went to buy a boat, he found out about the many facets of buying a boat. And discovered the services that brokers really provide. Check out what he had to say here.
Our Boat Test of the Weaver 80.
When we tested the Weaver 80 off Palm Beach we were promised some pretty impressive running numbers, and we weren't disappointed. We were pretty pleased with her commanding lines, superb fit and finish, and excellent fishability too. Read here for more.
During the Mariel Boatlift in 1980, a young girl named Mirta Ojito escaped from Cuba on the boat of a New Orleans skipper, Capt. Mike Howell. She grew up to be a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who told her story and Howell’s in a book. This exclusive excerpt follows Howell’s path into history.
It used to be that if it was too foggy out, you simply didn’t use your boat. No longer. Developments in electronics have made it so boaters can navigate nimbly and safely through the thickest pea soup Mother Nature can whip up.
New Boats Notebook - a first look at the Ferretti 550
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Aspen C100.
The Aspen C100 is a multihull but it's not a catamaran. It's a proa, which means the hulls don't match—and there's only one engine. The result? Surprising levels of efficiency. See what we mean here.
The ABCs of Marine Batteries.
If you know the type of marine batteries you have on your boat, there's a good chance you won't need to do anything else to maintain them. But it's smart to read up and be sure. Check out our expert take on marine batteries here.
Our first look at the Cheoy Lee One Eleven. The Cheoy Lee One Eleven is the flagship in the company’s Alpha series and she doesn’t disappoint. With an aesthetic sensibility that’s sure to please and plenty of luxurious onboard comforts, this is a boat that has it all. See what we mean here.
Our Boat Test of the Grand Banks 46 Eastbay FB.
The 46 Eastbay FB from Grand Banks is stylish for sure, but she’s got more tricks up her sleeve than just good looks. Our tester found that out when he took her for a spin on Lake Michigan. Read about it here.
We sat down with some of the most famous boat racers of all time, and heard some good stories from the old days, and learned that lots of lessons about life on the water still apply today.
The electric bicycle from Gocycle is something you really need to see to believe. It works like a normal bike, except at the push of a button it can propel you to 20 mph thanks to a 250-watt electric motor. It’s a great way to get from the docks to town. Check it out here.
Our first look at the Austin Parker 64 Fly S.
Austin Parker may have been inspired by the lobster boat when it started building its 64 Fly S, but what it ended up with was a bit of an evolution. The 64 is a sturdy, safe boat with unmistakable European flair and style. See what we mean here.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Absolute 56 STY.
The Absolute 56 shows what this Italian boatbuilder has been up to. And as the company continues to introduce new models, it shows a greater understanding of the U.S. boater. See what we mean here.
This ancient art offers a way for boaters to stay limber, toned, and strong, on the boat or off.
It may sound too simple, but keeping track of your engine’s performance with a pad and pen can teach you a lot about your powerplants, and help you identify problems before they get out of control. Learn what you need to know here.
Asking Santa for some reading material this year? Here are a few suggestions.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Numarine 70 Hardtop.
Numarine stands out from the crowd with its well-built, tech-forward 70 Hardtop.
If you’ve got a boat, then you’ve got to keep it clean. Some products are better at helping you do that than others. We picked some of the best. Find out what they are here.
Sometimes the best way to do something is to get a professional to do it for you. That certainly applies to marine electronics. Read why that is here.
Our Boat Test of the Sanlorenzo SL 118. Sanlorenzo’s fully custom SL118 is the company’s new flagship. And she’s letting boaters know that Sanlorenzo is here to stay.
Sprague Theobald is an accomplished author, filmmaker, and adventurer. However one night long ago, on a small boat bound for Bermuda, all of that almost never happened. Read about his incredibly close call with a container ship here.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Cruisers 390 Express Coupe.
Capt. Richard Thiel discovers that Cruisers has built a better mousetrap with its 390 Express Cruiser—over-sized components and sporty performance abound!
Our first look at the Frauscher 747 Mirage. The Frauscher 747 Mirage reminds us more of a motorcycle than a boat. Read this to find out why.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Viking 92C.
Viking is making a real statement with its largest build to date, the 92 Convertible. She’s truly fishable, has megayacht details, and you won’t believe her top-end speeds.
Our first look at the Ferretti Custom Line Navetta 28. With megayacht aspirations and literal boatloads of luxury, the Ferretti Custom Line Navetta 28 is a boat you need to know about. Check her out here.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Riviera 565 SUV.
Riviera’s 565 SUV is built for rough water and a good time. We know, because we tested her in tough conditions and had a blast. Read all about it here.