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Oceanic 90 STS

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Oceanic 90 STS.  

The Oceanic 90 STS was designed for long-range cruising, that much is evident just by looking at her. But there’s more going on here than you might suspect. Read more about her here.

About Cutlass Bearings

How did “cutless” bearings—the brass and rubber sleeves that keep shafts spinning smoothly, once made by B. F. Goodrich—become “cutlass” bearings? After all, a cutlass is meant to cut things—like marauding pirates, for example—while cutless bearings are designed specifically not to.

Coastal Craft 65 Concord

Our Boat Test of the Coastal Craft 65 Concord. British Columbia builder Coastal Craft is known for producing rugged, aluminum-built cruisers. But they really outdid themselves with the high-tech 65 Concord, which we tested.

Princess 68 Flybridge

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Princess 68 Flybridge 

The elegant and surprisingly speedy Princess 68 Flybridge is a boat you need to know about.

A Story of Man vs. Shark

For one angler, a typical day shark fishing turned into a toothy, bloody, hand-to-hand fight to the death in the blink of an eye. When a reader went mako fishing off New Jersey he was never expecting to be the one that ended up getting caught. Read about his eye-to-eye encounter with a very angry shark.

Marlow 62E

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Marlow 62E 

With classic lines, long-range capability, and tons of onboard goodies, the Marlow 62E is a boat you need to know about. We gave her a full run through recently.

Riviera 515 SUV

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Riviera 515 SUV. 

The 515 is the latest from Riviera’s SUV line and boy does she deliver. With a practical layout, seaworthy hull, and luxurious amenities, this boat can truly do it all.

Finding Parts for a Boat Refit

Resources for hard-to-find boat parts 

Not all refits go as smoothly as could be. If you are refitting your boat and have become stuck looking for that perfect part, we know a guy who can help.

The Down East Loop - Ocean Passages

In the last 48 hours I experienced my two favorite times on the water; watching the sun go down and seeing it rise. Cruising offshore on a boat is still one of those rare opportunities to inject a little adventure into our lives while testing ourselves.

Getting Ready for the Final Leg

The Cutwater 28 Down East Loop trip continues. After a short hop from Constitution Marina in Boston, the boat is resting snugly at Newport’s Goat Island Marina. The 28 has moved almost every day since August 20. Indeed, this trip is one heck of a shakedown for a new boat.

Why You Need a Life Raft on Your Boat

A boat fire can spread in minutes, and have dire consequences. Read one man’s tale of the time his boat caught on fire while at sea, and learn why a good life raft might be the most important piece of equipment on your boat.

Nordhavn 96

New Boats Notebook - Nordhavn’s latest creation will be laden with luxury but also fully capable of taking you anywhere in the world you want to go. Read about her here.

Tested: Drybags for Boaters

A good drybag is a necessity on a boat. Whether you’re swimming in to the beach with your wallet and phone or just want to make extra-sure your new camera stays in working condition, a drybag is a must. We tried out a slew of them to see which is best. Here's what we found out.

The Down East Loop - Day 11

BoothBay Harbor to Boston took us three half-day passages thanks to clear skies, calm seas and the Cutwater’s comfortable low cruising speed of 12 to 15 knots. Before leaving Boothbay, Joanne and I ate breakfast with Allan Miller and Pam Burke. I knew Burke from Newburyport where she owned a beautiful wood schooner, named Heart’s Desire.

Azimut Grande 95RPH

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Azimut Grande 95RPH. 

When Azimut designed the Grande 95RPH, they were attempting to create perhaps the world’s sleekest raised-pilothouse design. You be the judge of whether this new boat lives up to those lofty standards.