Daniel Harding Blog

New Adventures, Same Kid From the Boatyard

By Daniel Harding | Posted 2017-01-03 13:33

Like many of you, I was born into boating. Much like eye and hair color, or country of origin, I had no say in the matter, yet—perhaps more than any other trait—it was a defining characteristic that set my life upon a certain course. 

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To Russia, with Vodka

By Daniel Harding | Posted 2016-12-14 11:44

As told by Roscoe Wellington

A delivery captain goes to Russia to commission a boat and comes back with the story of a lifetime.

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Tom & Kate Update

By Daniel Harding | Posted 2016-10-05 12:36

We catch up with a pair of Great Loopers who are leaving a trail of inspiration in their wake.

Tom & Kate update

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Quality Time

By Daniel Harding | Posted 2016-09-13 22:50

Time on the water allows Senior Editor Daniel Harding to reflect on the passing of Power & Motoryacht legend Richard Thiel.

Capt. Richard Thiel

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Boating Boom or Bust?

By Daniel Harding | Posted 2016-09-09 09:02

Millennials boating

Boatbuilders, brokers, and really anyone with some skin in the marine industry seem to be wrestling with the question: How can we attract more millennials (those born in the early 1980s) to our pastime? It’s as important a question as ever, considering that millennials have recently surpassed baby boomers as the largest demographic in the U.S., an inherently irreversible trend that will only increase. 

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#SummerLeader

By Daniel Harding | Posted 2016-09-01 15:52

The crew at Power & Motoryacht was lucky enough to enjoy a Jeanneau Leader 36 as a company boat this summer courtesy of Jeanneau and Louis Marine Ltd. of Westbrook CT. Below is just a small sampling of the fun we had on this trusty little cruiser.

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New Boats Notebook: Elandra 49

By Daniel Harding | Posted 2016-08-08 08:26

Elandra 49

With a couple clicks of a mouse and taps on a keyboard, Elandra’s lead designer, Tom Barry-Cotter, pulls up profile-view line drawings of Elandra’s new 49 on the screen. He then pulls up the profile view of the company’s first model, a 53-footer, for an easy side-by-side comparison. 

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Ties that Bind

By Daniel Harding | Posted 2016-05-31 08:25

Arnie Hammerman and Dan Harding

An impromptu cruise through Sydney Harbor on a Maritmo M50 proves that boating is the best way to build fast friendships.

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Future Faces of Yacht Design

By Daniel Harding | Posted 2016-05-02 09:13

Webb students James Morrissey, Bree Louie, and Alex Dzinbal prepare to present a yacht design to their professor.

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Reflecting on the Arawak Adventure

By Daniel Harding | Posted 2016-03-06 02:13

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