When you’ve got to fix something onboard having the right tool at the right time is a huge help.
The FLIR One mounts to the back of an iPhone 5 or iPhone 5S and, in conjunction with an app, turns the phone into a pocket-size thermal-imaging device.
Check out three easy upgrades that may be added to your current boat with very little effort, yet can change the game in terms of enjoying boat ownership.
You know the Grundéns name from the thick rubber bib pants worn by fishermen the world over.
Perhaps better than anyone on the water, anglers know the importance of living in the moment when the game is on the line. And in these days of catch and release, the memories that are created may be the best treasure of all. You'll see what we mean here.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Absolute Navetta 58. If you’re looking for a medium-sized explorer yacht designed with onboard comfort and exceptional seakeeping ability in mind, you may want to take a peek at the Absolute 58 Navetta.
Sometimes your kids want to be just like Dad. But sometimes they don’t, as columnist Michael Peters found out over the years. Read about his attempts to hook his daughters on the joy of boating, here.
Buying a boat? Add these steps to your engine survey to make sure there are no ugly surprises later.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Delta 80.
We’ve got inside details on the ambitiously designed Delta 80. Constructed using loads of lightweight, high-strength carbon fiber, the boat is able to hit top speeds near 37 knots, while also being highly efficient in regards to fuel. Learn more about her here.
Inside tips on navigating The Great Loop from an experienced boater
Jan Dobbs and her husband recently ran their Viking 61 around The Great Loop. While they were cruising, we managed to get her on the horn to see what she had to say about the Loop, The Great Lakes, and pushing yourself when it comes to setting boating goals. Read the full interview here.
The definitive guide for cruising The Thousand Islands.
Our intrepid reporter cruised along the U.S.-Canadian border among The Thousand Islands. What he found was a place of great beauty, and unsurpassed cruising.
Power & Motoryacht’s boat test of the Azimut Magellano 53.
The Azimut Magellano 53 is a long-range cruiser with a whole lot to offer, including tons of interior space and impressive turns of speed. Read here for the full test of this well-executed Italian vessel.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Back Cove 37
There’s no better way to test out the Back Cove Downeast 37 than by running her from Maine to Newport. So that’s exactly what we did. Read more about this salty yet family-friendly cruiser here.
The very best way to coat a prop with anti-foulant.
If you want to keep your boat running as well as possible, you need to keep your props clean. Of course the best way to do that is to use anti-foulant. But there’s more than one way to coat a prop.
Looking to record lasting memories of your time aboard? The Garmin VIRB HD digital video camera has image stabilization to make your movies rock steady even when the seas kick up.
The new multifunction display we tried from Humminbird.
Power & Motoryacht's First Look at the Coastal Craft 65 Concord
If you think Coastal Craft only builds aluminum-hulled wavebusters, think again. The new 65 Concord from the well respected, Pacific Northwest builder is an elegantly raked, Volvo Penta IPS-powered beauty that would be just as comfortable moored off a swanky Caribbean island as she would negotiating the swift currents of the San Juans. Learn more about her here.
We cruised the Channel Islands onboard a trusty Fleming 65
Our intrepid reporter joined the crew of this Fleming 65 as they braved 60-knot winds off the Channel Islands to show you how to cruise them best. Learn where to see the best sights, eat the best food, and more.
Over the past nine years, Tony Fleming has upgraded most of the major systems, including the engines, the genset, the propshaft, and the steering.
In his Sightlines column Michael Peters takes aim at the good-old American sportfisherman and tries to figure out why they’re designed the way they are. He’s got his suspicions that they’re not simply for catching fish. Read here for more.
If you’ve never been to the Dania Beach Marine Flea Market you are missing out on quite an experience. With buyers and sellers coming from all over to haggle and bargain over every piece of marine paraphernalia you could imagine, it’s quite a scene. Let us teach you how to best negotiate it, by reading here.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Cranchi ECO Trawler 53 LD
The ECO Trawler 53 LD from Cranchi is a “fast trawler” that lives up to her moniker. She can cruise efficiently between 14 and 18 knots, and top out at a spritely 22. Interior volume is a strong point for this boat as well, making her highly liveable, with large staterooms and a spacious saloon.
Are paper charts a thing of the past?
NOAA recently made news by saying that it would no longer be printing its own paper charts. But does that mean that the time of the paper chart is gone, and that they’ve been fully usurped by electronic charts? Read here to see what we think.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Absolute 64 Fly
Looking for the sum total of a motoryacht? The Absolute 64 Fly may do the math for you, with sturdy construction, maneuverability, a handsome profile, and more.
Does your fuel really need those additives?
Have you ever given much thought to the fuel additives you use, and whether or not they actually help—or worse, hurt—your boat’s performance? We have. Read here to find out our thoughts on the matter.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Endeavour 42.
If you like yachts with classic lines, look no further than the retro-inspired Endeavour 42 from Camper & Nicholsons, which our writer deemed nothing short of beautiful. With IPS controls and a rugged, deep-V hull, the boat should be a whole lot of fun to drive too.