Working as a mate on a fishing boat, where you crease the inlet in the morning, watch the sun rise, breathe fresh salty air and get paid to do it, is one of the best forms of employment on the planet. My first paying job was washing a half-day fluke boat.
The second biannual exhibition highlights world-class boatbuilding and one country’s struggle to create a domestic yachting market.
Our yacht designer like our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters takes a pause to look at what happens to old boats. This is an interesting perspective from someone who has made his living thinking about creating new boats all the time. See what he has to say here.
The voodoo that GPS does is pretty simple, actually. Understanding why it fails means you’ll be ready when it happens. Have a closer look at this key navigation device here.
Our Boat Test of the Everglades 435.
Florida-built center consoles are not all the same. Some claim pure speed, while some claim rough-water performance. Everglades is ready for action with its new 435. See why here.
It’s always better to be on the boat than it is to be overboard. Especially during Shark Week.
Naming your boat is a personal experience and a great way to express yourself. Learn the best ways to share it with the world here.
The well-trodden cruising grounds of the British Virgin Islands offer up a chance for Deputy Editor Jason Y. Wood and his family to reconnect with each other and their passion for the water on a Moorings crewed charter.
The Quatix 3 is the latest generation of Garmin’s groundbreaking marine smartwatch. This latest version will reward Garmin’s patience as the audience gets more attuned to the wearable technology the company has produced for more than a decade.
Our Boat Test of the Azimut 72 Fly.
European Editor Alan Harper reviews the Azimut 72 Fly and explores how the point where interior volume and performance meet can drive the mind to most pleasant distraction.
You probably don’t even think about the cost of electrical power on your boat. But fuel and maintenance costs for engines and gensets can add up. Get expert advice and get more efficient here.
When the cargo ship sank near the eye of the hurricane, many questions were raised. Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike shares his thoughts here.
Our first look at the Mares 45 Yacht Fish. She may look unorthodox—and believe us she is—but don’t be close-minded, this boat has a whole lot to offer.
The idea of making things look good as they function well is behind the whole philosophy of boatkeeping. The new Intellian i5 satellite-TV antenna shows the company understands that. Get all the details here.
Our Boat Test of the Horizon V80.
Gather together, everyone, and check out the Horizon V80. Don’t worry, there’s plenty of room. See what we’re talking about here.
We put together a list of some of our favorite under-the-radar cruising grounds in the western hemisphere. Did your favorite one make the grade?
With a grotesque gulp of cormorants wreaking havoc on his classic boat, our Senior Managing Editor looks for a way to deter them … permanently.
Boatbuilders are taking precision to the next level.
All right gearheads, listen up! We appreciate that you’re regular readers of our Power & Propulsion column, but have you really absorbed useful information from it? Let’s see just how good your retention level is.
Our Boat Test of the Nordhavn 52.
For cruisers who are in it for the long haul, the Nordhavn 52 is built to last. Get the lowdown on what sets this cruising boat apart from the crowd in our full test here.
Our first look at the Delta 400. The Delta 400 is a design-forward boat with performance numbers that will get just about anyone’s adrenaline up.
If you’re a cruiser with a boat of a certain size, you haven’t looked at gasoline-fueled power for a long time. But the engines are making significant leaps soon. See what we’re talking about here.
Sometimes it’s the smallest mistakes that end up costing you the most.
Get weather data the way you want it: Up to date and on the screen
It’s good to remember where America’s strengths lay—our boatbuilding may not be as specific as that of some countries have. But Sightlines columnist Michael Peters shares his take on what our country does best.
Our Boat Test of the Elandra 53 Sport Yacht.
See what happens when some experienced Australian boatbuilders start a new brand of sport yacht. Or just get a load of the Elandra 53. Either way, your eyes will open. See why here.