Whether you do your boating on a big-time sportfisherman or a pocket cruiser, boaters typically have two things in common, a love of the water and use for a solid, reliable tender. We scoured the boat shows across the country in search of the best new tenders.
Our boat test of the Hampton 650. The Hampton 650 Pilothouse is smooth, quiet, and comfortable. But it's not all about performance. Contemporary design and decor? It has that too.
Remember when a 40-foot center console was once considered an oddity? Not anymore.
If your inboard(s) should fail, you have a very important--and potentially costly--decision to make. We help you decide if you should repair, rebuild, or remanufacture them.
The Valkyrie, a Burger 72 built in 1988, is still turning heads because of her tasteful design aesthetic.
Think you can trust a buddy with a secret fishing spot? Think again!
Our first look at the Schaefer Yachts 560.
Our first look at the Fairline Squadron 53.
Our first look at the Boston Whaler 330 Outrage.
Why isn’t your new yacht making her contract speed? Why are her turns to starboard tighter than those to port? Answering such questions definitively has been virtually impossible over the years. Not anymore.
Tested: Hatteras 70 Motor Yacht. Looking for a world-class motoryacht? Here's one sized for the American market from the first keystroke of the design brief. Hatteras built her. We tested her. Have a closer look at the Hatteras 70 Motor Yacht here.
Capt. Paul Lobo has seen it all—brutal storms, horrendous accidents, and countless hours of drama—in his 31-year career as a San Francisco Pilot boat captain. These are his stories.
Our boat test of the Legacy 36. A peaceful morning cruise aboard a Legacy 36 proves that keeping things simple can be pretty sweet.
Our Sightlines columnist, boat designer Michael Peters, is not above the occasional perusal of the Internet. Will the result be delight or disappointment? He explains here.
Our boat test of the Outer Reef Trident 620. The Trident 620 from Outer Reef takes much of what this proven builder has learned from its classic line and puts that wisdom to work in a sprightly semidisplacement hull with pod propulsion and a striking profile. See what else we found out here.
Our boat test of the Viking 72 Convertible: Fishing Aboard the New Viking 72. Days before the White Marlin Open, we fished on board the new Viking 72 to see if it's up to the competition. See how it performed here.
Yachts are often big or fast, but in rare situations, they can be big and fast—like the Sunseeker 95 Predator.
Our boat test of the Princess 76 Motor Yacht, a boat that blends cutting-edge aesthetics with the build quality the Plymouth builder is known for.
In this excerpt from his book, The Hemingway Patrols, author Terry Mort shares the details of Ernest Hemingway’s exploits in the Caribbean during World War II. Get the whole story here.
Our boat test the the Rivamare. The Rivamare proves that going back to the basics can be a smart move.
The newest foul-weather offering from Simms will keep you dry in the rough stuff.
Our first Look at the Absolute 50 Fly. The 50-foot motoryacht is getting a lot of attention from builders these days and the result is a class of thoroughbred competitors that put features, performance, and looks in a heady mixture that is hard for today’s owner-operator to ignore. The Absolute 50 Fly is definitely one of these contenders. Have a look at her here.
When our Sightlines columnist, boat designer Mike Peters, was just getting started he had the opportunity to work with boat-racing hero Don Aronow. Though it didn’t seem so at the time, Aronow was teaching him some valuable lessons. See what he learned here.
Out boat test of the Back Cove 32. A Maine cruise on the Back Cove 32 may help you rethink what your next boat should be.
How do you think about refitting your electronics when you’re an intrepid offshore cruiser? We asked Tony Fleming of Fleming Yachts just that. Learn from his experience here
A season with the Jeanneau Leader 36 reminds the editors of what really makes a boat a success.