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.
The key to making sure your powertrain and shafts stay in alignment is getting familiar with the way your boat runs (and then staying familiar) so you can notice subtle changes in sound and feel.
Is technology for technology’s sake worth it?
Necessity is the mother of all invention. Our columnist, world-renowned yacht designer Michael Peters, found out that that saying applies to boatbuilding in more ways than one.
Our first look at the Carbon Craft 180 tender. These boats are about as space-age as it gets in the world of high-end tenders, and nowadays that’s saying something.
Our Boat Test of the Custom Line Navetta 28.
When European Editor Alan Harper got aboard the Custom Line Navetta 28, he wondered at the understated interiors with no shortage of luxurious appointments. But the true level of sophistication comes from her sound levels, which dropped off the bottom of his meter. See what we’re whispering about here.
The sport of fishing has an almost magical ability to keep us all young at heart, especially if you take the kids along with you.
Our Boat Test of the Hunt 80.
With its 80, Hunt pushed its boundaries for building larger boats, and came away with a boat that is eminently cruisable, not to mention pretty. Read the full test here.
With marine-store shelves sagging under fuel treatments that claim to address a variety of problems, Here's a closer look at three that just may do the trick.
“As for the unique needlenose bow, I thought it was just a marketing ploy until I gently glided through the wake of a passing Sea Ray I was sure would put me in the water.”
Our Boat Test of the Azimut Atlantis 43.
With its Atlantis 43, Azimut serves up a sporty, versatile vessel that should make boating fun for the whole family. See what else we thought of this beauty here.
Does the industrial use of LNG-powered propulsion herald a cleaner future for pleasure boats? Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike investigates the possibility.
If you think you see him, you probably do.
Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr. cruises Australia’s storied waters aboard a Riviera 6000.
You can invest all you want in fishfinders and sonar, but it’s the transducer that can make all the difference. And then only if it’s installed correctly.
Our first look at the Sanlorenzo SL86.
An elegant, 86-foot Italian motoryacht that can hit 32 knots on the pins? Something tells me Sanlorenzo isn’t going to have to spend a lot of time finding takers on this one.
Outboard engines have gotten great: They're functional, durable, easy to maintain, and if you ask us, they can look pretty cool too. Read the five reasons we think outboards are here to stay.