A warm sunny day on the water and cold beverages go together like, well, a sunny day on the water and cold beverages. That’s why us boaters—perhaps more than any other group—demand the most from our coolers.
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but these 25 vessels are unassailably gorgeous. Check out the 25 boats we picked as some of the prettiest ever to splash.
Designed to help you deal with an assortment of leaks, ranging from a fuel-line rupture to a hull breach, most products in this set are relatively simple to use.
Intrepid voyagers brave the Bering Sea on a 65-foot motoryacht in search of the legendary unspoiled beauty for which Alaska is known.
Our Boat Test of the Prestige 750.
The Prestige 750 has all sorts of interior space, but you’d never know it by the way she handles.
Our first look at the Axopar 28.
And now for something just a little bit different, huh? This boat is so Euro it hurts—in a good way. The boxier-than-usual lines work here, and that twin-step hull should make her a blast to drive. And not for nothing, but that price point doesn’t hurt her cause either.
Our Boat Test of the Carver C43.
The Carver C43 may look unlike past Carvers, but that doesn’t mean she’s abandoned her cruising DNA.
When it comes to keeping your boat cozy, you can’t beat a cabin heater. But installing one isn’t as simple as you might think.
Our first look at the Fairline Targa 53GT.
It’s hard not to like what Fairline’s doing these days. Its launches all seem to be fun to drive with lots of attention to onboard detail. And the 53GT looks to be no different.
Get comfortable with your radar, and it will help make you more comfortable at the helm in all conditions.
Our Boat Test of the Kadey-Krogen 55 Expedition
Kadey-Krogen knows long-range cruisers, so we jumped at the chance to climb aboard with a delivery crew to see what’s up with the latest addition to its fleet, the 55 Expedition. See what happened along the way here.
A bow thruster and joystick install on our Grand Banks 42 project vessel shows how attainable this technology is for today’s boaters.
A guide to all the knots, hitches, and linehandling techniques you’ll ever need to know, including demonstation videos.
This is the easiest, most common splice. Typically, it’s used to put an eye in the end of a mooring line or anchor rode.
Our first look at the Invictus 270FX.
Who says the Americans have the center console market on lockdown? This boat makes a strong argument that the Europeans can compete for real.
The PS60 allows Garmin to add performance to its triple-threat Panoptix sounder system.
“I had no idea a boat could sink that fast!”
The Garmin GMR 2524 xHD2 seems to have a lot to offer in its capabilities, particularly something called Pulse Expansion.
Digging through a tackle box of memories.
Our Boat Test of the Hunt 32CC.
The new Hunt 32CC is as at home at the yacht club as she is on the fishing grounds.
What message would a Trump presidential yacht send to the world?
So you’ve got a quarter guard that got torn up by a piling? Or you need to plug a hole left by an extracted through-hull? Fiberglass fabric’s the answer.
With a 4-kilowatt transceiver inside, the DRS4DL Radar from Furuno doubles the available power of the previous model in the same 19-inch radome.
A step-by-step guide of how to properly cleata a line, including a video demonstation.
Step-by-step instructions on how to properly coil a line, including a video demonstration.
A video demonstration on how to properly stow a line on your boat.