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Back Cove 32

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.

The New Offshore Helm

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

Miami 2017 Preview

Your Insider’s Guide to the Miami Boat Shows. Yachts Miami Beach and the Miami International Boat Show are right around the corner. To that end, we’ve interviewed the designers who will be onsite to gain insight-building advice before the show even starts.

Princess 30M

Princess Yachts is now a player in the superyacht world, and the 30M shows off the company’s ability to create something special from the keel up. Onboard comfort is more than just sightlines and soft cushions—it also comes from how the hull handles the seas.

Rio Yachts 42 Air

Meeting the needs of boaters in the U.S. has some builders around the world scratching their heads, but not Rio Yachts. This Italian builder knows what works and what doesn’t, and adds a creative touch and fine finish to differentiate its product from lots of other boats out there. Have a look and see what you think.

Guide to Maine Cruising

From fresh lobster to the natural beauty along the jagged coast, the magic of Maine is its ability to transport you back to the simple life. Start planning your adventure here.

Lexus Sport Yacht 42

The just-unveiled Lexus Sport Yacht 42—a collaboration between Marquis Yachts and the auto manufacturer—combines one-of-a-kind styling and sexy curves that you won’t want to miss.

Volvo Penta D8 IPS

The Volvo Penta D8 fills a gap in the company’s line of recreational-boat-ready diesels, and it’s already linked to a next-generation IPS pod. Take our word for it, you’ll be seeing more of this engine at the next boat shows and beyond. Check her out here.

Fishing in a Marine Protected Area

A Protest Song for These Times. When our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters runs afoul of the law, you can bet disobedience will follow. How civil it is, well … that’s another story. See what happened here.

Cutwater 302 Sport Coupe

Speed has been added to the equation with Cutwater’s newest 302 Sport Coupe. You can kiss the single step that energized the inboard-powered C-30 Sedan goodbye. The 302 has two, with “Laminar Flow Interrupters” (more on that later) that get this Sport Coupe moving.

Leader 40

Our boat test of the Jeanneau Leader 40. The ideas that go into the Leader line of stern drive-powered boats from Jeanneau include a hull from esteemed designer Michael Peters, smart weight management, and a layout tweaked for fun on the hook and underway.

Nordic Tug 44

Our first look at the Nordic Tug 44. The Nordic Tug 42 was a heck of a boat, but she had a drawback or two. Her re-designed, and considerably refined replacement, the Nordic Tug 44, addresses the biggest of the lot with yachty panache.

New Ways to Think About Monitoring on Your Boat

Vessel monitoring is a powerful tool to give you insight into the aspects of your boat on which you want to keep an eye. Connect your boat to the Internet the right way, and the right people can be looped in. Learn more about how these powerful systems can work for you here.

Very boaty New Year’s Resolutions

6 Resolutions for the New Year: PMY Edition. “Cut back on red meat.” “Actually, y’know, use your gym membership.” Let’s face it: Resolutions aren’t all that fun. In the interest of making them worthwhile, achievable, and—hell—actually fun, here’s 6 boat-related resolutions that will put a smile on your face.

Palmer Johnson 63 Sport

Palmer Johnson's PJ63: A First of its Kind. The PJ63 is superyacht builder Palmer Johnson's first foray into luxury day boats; featuring impressive open deck space and accommodations that can comfortably accommodate a small family.

How to Repair Spider Cracks in Fiberglass

Stress cracks. Spider cracks. Hairline cracks. All suspicious looking in their own right. Replacing coring materials in an existing deck is a messy, pricey job probably best left to the professionals. First things first though: Identifying the problem. We break it down in 5 easy steps.

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