European Editor Alan Harper tests the fast, glamorous Riva 88 and finds a yacht that’s nearly impossible not to fall in love with.
Here’s the tale of a dedicated boat nut who nearly lost his mind trying to buy a boat that was a long, long way from home.
Our Boat Test of the Pearl 65.
The Pearl 65 is big enough for a captain, but she’s so much fun to drive, we doubt you’ll actually want to hire one.
After a high-speed, nighttime boat accident, one lucky captain is thankful just to be alive.
Nantucket is one of America’s best cruising grounds, with a unique charm that’s all its own. Perhaps that’s why the author of this article can’t stop himself from going back again and again. Ride along with him on one of his recent trips to the island.
With a higher-resolution sensor than its predecessors, the FLIR Ocean Scout 640 makes it easier to identify targets in extreme low-light conditions.
Our first look at the Viking 80 EB. The Viking 80 EB is, if anything, a boat that was born to run. Her hull was created precisely to chew up waves and spit them out. A sharp entry tapers out to 12.5 degrees of deadrise at the transom, while the boat’s beam carries well aft, aiding in her balance, volume, and lift.
A bad day fishing is better than … well pretty much anything but a good day fishing.
There’s nothing like a really fast boat. And the thrills they can bestow may just be the ticket to being young again. See what we mean here.
Choosing the right power package for your boat is extremely important. Let us help you with some expert advice.
Our first look at the Benetti Vivace 125. The new Vivace 125 from Benetti is a stunning vessel with crazy amounts of detail on board.
You may not always have time to point your bow for Alaska or Tahiti. But that doesn’t mean you can’t spice up your week with a micro-adventure. See what we mean here.
Our Boat Test of the Hargrave 94.
The Hargrave 94 is as seaworthy as she is luxurious, an impressive combination if there ever was one. Read our full test here.
Knowing your personality type will make your boatyard experience run smoother. Are you a Type D or a Type P?
Our Boat Test of the Sunseeker Predator 57.
The Sunseeker Predator 57 speaks in many ways to guest comfort, an owner’s pride, and a helmsman’s exhilaration. You’ll know it when you hear it.
A family trip to Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast opens the author’s eyes to a gorgeous, versatile cruising ground that just may be The Next Big Thing.
Our first look at the Hargrave Raised Pilothouse 101. Few things say consistency like Hargrave Custom Yachts. For as long as most can remember the company has turned out sturdy, safe, and efficient vessels that know how to make their owners smile.
A former educator used careful planning to find a helm setup within his budget for a Transatlantic cruise to the Baltics and beyond on his Kadey-Krogen 42.
Our Boat Test of the Tiara 50 Flybridge.
Tiara’s 50 Flybridge is a design-forward, all-purpose cruiser with enough onboard space for the whole family, and then some. Read our full test of her here.
Our first look at the Sundeck Yachts 550.
This Swiss company opted to build the 550 in Italy, and she all but whispers sweet Italian nothings while at the same time maintaining a good amount of seakeeping ability. Form and function, what more could you want?
Let there be (LED) light: A well-lit engine room can help you spot potential issues (read: oil leaks).
Who among us hasn’t daydreamed about the ultimate cruise? The one where you sell the house, put your furniture in storage, move aboard your boat, and cruise the world.
Got an old, trumpet-style horn that’s grown feeble and/or worn-looking? To replace or refurbish? That is the question.
Sometimes there’s simply no explaining the things that happen out there.
Our Boat Test of the Delta 88.
The carbon-fiber-built Delta 88 is pushing the limits of design and construction in her class. We cruised her around the Swedish resort town of Marstrand to really see what she can do. See what we found out here.
Our first look at the Elandra 53.
I suspect this boat’s performance level will be equal to her design and construction, and that should bode well for her entrée into the American market.