We cruise with legendary passagemakers Bruce and Joan Kessler and learn their secrets for a lifetime of happy boating.
Our boat test of the Sunseeker 95 Yacht. The idea of combining volume and performance is about as old as boatbuilding itself. But sometimes the execution just brings the mix to a precise level that will stop you in your tracks. Check out the 26-knot Sunseeker 95, and see how she came about. Get the details here.
How do efficient hulls work? Capt. Richard Thiel takes a close look at how a hull reacts to the motion of the water from the drawing board to the test tank, and beyond.
There’s something to be said for handpainted letters on the transom, as Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike recently discovered the best way. See if there’s a boatyard Van Gogh in your future. Check out the step-by-step procedure here.
So you’ve taken delivery of the boat of your dreams, and you’re ready to cruise. Now you just need to name her. Let us help give you some ideas. Try our Boat Name Generator and see what you get.
Our boat test of the Maritimo M64. A test of the newest Maritimo proves that this boat, and the people who build it, are just a bit tougher.
The Who, What, When, Where, and How of Boating. From Annapolis to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, we’ve got the latest news from the waterfront covered. Stay in the know here.
Our Boat Test of the Pursuit S 408. Take a big center console, a little cabin, and more features and performance than you can shake a tickle stick at, and you’re ready to head to the islands for some fishing, diving, and cruising.
When something goes wrong with the electronics on your boat, do you know what to do? Here are some tips to get you started, along with some expert advice on how to think about your system.
Our first look at the Azimut Verve 40. The Verve 40 marks Italian giant Azimut’s entry into the popular American dayboat market. The simplicity of outboards + The level of fit and finish Azimut is known for = A new model you won’t want to miss.
We put manual and auto-inflate life vests to the test to determine which solution is right for you.
From a campaign to attract new powerboaters and a boat-friendly recipe, to a cutting-edge yacht design and the must-have toy for your tender, stay in the know.
Covering up old, barely visible names and hailing ports with Awlcraft 2000—a job best left to professionals.
From one yacht debut to another, the editors are pounding the docks and loving every second of it. Come along as we live stream the show here.
New Boats Notebook: A CCN 35 Meter Explorer called Phileas. A steel and aluminum explorer yacht is under development with Cerri Cantieri Navale, and she is expected to offer a pair of MTU diesels, 13,000-gallon fuel capacity, and accommodations galore. If you know where that name comes from, you may be interested in taking this yacht on your next adventure.
Fall is an ideal time to inspect your engine’s cooling system.
Our first look at the Palm Beach 42. We first me the Palm Beach 42 at Australia’s Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. Her elegance and beefy carpentry were a sight to behold.
Our first look at the Bertram 35. A pleasant mix of old-school lines and modern systems, the 35 should be just the thing to ring in the return of a popular brand.
Designer Mike Peters looks at why it’s hard to resist dreaming about boats that are out of your league.
You never know when you go fishing if the trip is going to be a routine drill, or a day that gives you a story you’ll never forget.
Our Boat Test of the Carver C52 Command Bridge. When you lay eyes on the Carver C52 Command Bridge you will see the kind of interior volume that helped this builder make its name. And then you’ll be wondering when you can take one for a test drive, as we were. See what we found out here.
Our first look at the Nimbus 365 Coupe. This handy pocket cruiser offers up some big-boat cruising features. It may mean this Nimbus 365 may be a boat you’ll want to move up into—or down into, depending on your starting point. Have a closer look at the low-maintenance design here.
Each year the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show calls boaters to bask in its blend of the new and the breath-taking. Your guide to what to see and do at FLIBS 2016 starts here.
The StereoActive from Fusion is a purpose-built, portable watersports stereo that meets the needs of boaters head-on.
The makers of the iNavX marine navigation mobile app have improved its function and practicality to make the data that boaters need more accessible. The app, introduced in 2008, brought a variety of cartography sources to Apple iOS iPhones and iPads.
Yacht Protector focuses on four main concerns that boaters have—bilge levels, battery levels and shore power status, intruder alerts, and boat location and movement—and transmits the data from an easy-to-install sensor system to a mobile device or Web site.