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Service Interval Documents for Select Diesel Engines

By PMY Staff | Posted September 2013

No one knows an engine as well as the company who built it. Check out some engine manufacturer-approved maintenance schedules here.

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Hinckley Talaria 40 - Fog Dog

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted August 2013

As we went to press, Hinckley had just announced it would begin to offer Volvo Penta IPS as a propulsion option on select models. Capt. Bill Pike takes you through a one-off...

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Princess 52

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2013

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Princess 52

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Garmin GMI 20

By Ben Ellison | Posted August 2013

Say hello to the Garmin GMI 20, a NMEA 2000-ready instrument that notably gave me a long list of possible fuel tank labels like Port, Center, and Aft...

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How to Make Your Boat's Engine Last Forever

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted August 2013

With proper maintenance and attention to detail, you can help your engine to keep running efficiently for a long, long time—if not actually forever. Here’s what you need to know.

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Zen and the Art of Boat Washing

By Eric Colby | Posted August 2013

Wash your own boat, every now and again.

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Secrets to a Clean Boat

By Mike Smith | Posted August 2013

We all know there’s nothing like a professional shine on a boat, but do you know why the detailer’s methods work so well? There are methods to cleaning each type of surface, and...

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How Do Sailors Use Electronics?

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted August 2013

Powerboaters could learn a thing or two about using electronics from sailors. There are some new systems that make these lessons more apparent. See what we’re talking about here.

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What to do if the Electronics on your Boat Fail

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted August 2013

Navigation electronics make things easy on boaters—till they go wrong. Learn the best way to stay safe while cruising. Our tips will help you know just where you are, where you’re...

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How to Catch Dolphin

By Gary Caputi | Posted August 2013

Target dolphin offshore now. You won’t regret it.

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How to Keep the Fuel Tanks on Your Boat Clean

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted August 2013

Understanding why you need to keep the diesel in your tanks clean.

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Carver C34

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted August 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Carver C34

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Vripack Esquire 35

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2013

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Vripack Esquire 35. We speak with Vripack designer Pim Dijksman about his build—particularly the inspiration behind the...

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The Snowden Solution

By Michael Peters | Posted August 2013

While Edward Snowden and his ilk give world powers all manner of headaches, Michael Peters may have solution: Send them to sea. See what he’s talking about here.

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Belize 54

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2013

Power & Motoryacht Tested: Belize 54  The Belize 54 combines smart Australian cruising sensibilities with a profile that riffs on the traditional. Get a peek here and see...

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Orpine Wash & Wax

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted August 2013

A couple of months ago, after completing a sea trial on a big yacht that fairly glistened in the sun, I asked the captain, “Hey Frank, whataya use for soap? To keep your boat...

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Nisi Xpresso 1700

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2013

Power & Motoryacht's First Look at the NISI Xpresso 1700

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Astondoa 72 GLX

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2013

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Astondoa 72 GLX

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The World’s 100 Largest Yachts - 2013

By PMY Staff | Posted July 2013

Our annual list of the largest yachts in the world.

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Chip Behr Interview

By Kevin Koenig | Posted July 2013

For Chip Behr boating boils down to two main things: Family and fun. Here’s his take on finding the perfect boat, making memories, and a lifetime of boating in south Jersey.

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Advice for a Family Bareboat Charter

By Chris Caswell | Posted July 2013

What better way to spend time with family than on a bareboat charter in an exotic locale? Follow these simple guidelines and you and your kids will never forget your adventure.

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Expert Varnishing Tips

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted July 2013

A good varnish job is a beautiful thing to behold. But getting it just right is not for the faint of heart—the trick is in the details. Learn how the professionals do the...

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How to Polish Your Fuel to Keep Your Boat Running Smoothly

By Eric Colby | Posted July 2013

Fuel polishing and air-separation systems are great ways to improve fuel efficiency and keep your cruising hassle-free.

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Azimut Magellano 43

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted July 2013

For cruisers looking for a versatile platform for on-the-water adventures, the Azimut Magellano 43 offers a good range of speed in an efficient package. Read more about her here.

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Tuna Take Flight Off Louisiana

By Gary Caputi | Posted July 2013

The action is hot when yellowfin tuna take flight off Venice, Louisiana.

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Lost at Sea: Basic Seamanship

By Michael Peters | Posted July 2013

Yacht designer Michael Peters observed a limited sample of boaters in action. He didn’t like what he saw. At all. Read what he has to say on the subject here.

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