Our boat test of the Princess 76 Motor Yacht, a boat that blends cutting-edge aesthetics with the build quality the Plymouth builder is known for.
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In this excerpt from his book, The Hemingway Patrols, author Terry Mort shares the details of Ernest Hemingway’s exploits in the Caribbean during World War II. Get the whole story here.
Our boat test the the Rivamare. The Rivamare proves that going back to the basics can be a smart move.
Our first Look at the Absolute 50 Fly. The 50-foot motoryacht is getting a lot of attention from builders these days and the result is a class of thoroughbred competitors that put features, performance, and looks in a heady mixture that is hard for today’s owner-operator to ignore. The Absolute 50 Fly is definitely one of these contenders. Have a look at her here.
Out boat test of the Back Cove 32. A Maine cruise on the Back Cove 32 may help you rethink what your next boat should be.
A season with the Jeanneau Leader 36 reminds the editors of what really makes a boat a success.
Your Insider’s Guide to the Miami Boat Shows. Yachts Miami Beach and the Miami International Boat Show are right around the corner. To that end, we’ve interviewed the designers who will be onsite to gain insight-building advice before the show even starts.
Princess Yachts is now a player in the superyacht world, and the 30M shows off the company’s ability to create something special from the keel up. Onboard comfort is more than just sightlines and soft cushions—it also comes from how the hull handles the seas.
Our boat test of the Tiara C53 Coupe. Tiara’s C53 Coupe is new and improved, but only where it counts.
Meeting the needs of boaters in the U.S. has some builders around the world scratching their heads, but not Rio Yachts. This Italian builder knows what works and what doesn’t, and adds a creative touch and fine finish to differentiate its product from lots of other boats out there. Have a look and see what you think.
Smart design choices might just make the Ferretti 57 Flybridge a future-proof purchase.
The just-unveiled Lexus Sport Yacht 42—a collaboration between Marquis Yachts and the auto manufacturer—combines one-of-a-kind styling and sexy curves that you won’t want to miss.
Speed has been added to the equation with Cutwater’s newest 302 Sport Coupe. You can kiss the single step that energized the inboard-powered C-30 Sedan goodbye. The 302 has two, with “Laminar Flow Interrupters” (more on that later) that get this Sport Coupe moving.
Our boat test of the Jeanneau Leader 40. The ideas that go into the Leader line of stern drive-powered boats from Jeanneau include a hull from esteemed designer Michael Peters, smart weight management, and a layout tweaked for fun on the hook and underway.
Our first look at the Nordic Tug 44. The Nordic Tug 42 was a heck of a boat, but she had a drawback or two. Her re-designed, and considerably refined replacement, the Nordic Tug 44, addresses the biggest of the lot with yachty panache.
Introducing the Riviera 4800 Sport Yacht. Solid construction and performance to spare are just part of this new model's story.
Palmer Johnson's PJ63: A First of its Kind. The PJ63 is superyacht builder Palmer Johnson's first foray into luxury day boats; featuring impressive open deck space and accommodations that can comfortably accommodate a small family.
When Chris-Craft asked us which of its new models we wanted to test, our response came as a surprise: All of ’em. The result was a day we’ll never forget.
Our boat test of the Palm Beach 65 Flybridge. The Palm Beach 65 Flybridge shows what a boater’s boat can be.
In spite of a smaller footprint, the Marlow Pilot 34 has lots in common with the big, sophisticated motoryachts that Marlow Marine has been building for years.
Our boat test of the Sunseeker 95 Yacht. The idea of combining volume and performance is about as old as boatbuilding itself. But sometimes the execution just brings the mix to a precise level that will stop you in your tracks. Check out the 26-knot Sunseeker 95, and see how she came about. Get the details here.
How do efficient hulls work? Capt. Richard Thiel takes a close look at how a hull reacts to the motion of the water from the drawing board to the test tank, and beyond.
Our boat test of the Maritimo M64. A test of the newest Maritimo proves that this boat, and the people who build it, are just a bit tougher.
Our Boat Test of the Pursuit S 408. Take a big center console, a little cabin, and more features and performance than you can shake a tickle stick at, and you’re ready to head to the islands for some fishing, diving, and cruising.
Our first look at the Azimut Verve 40. The Verve 40 marks Italian giant Azimut’s entry into the popular American dayboat market. The simplicity of outboards + The level of fit and finish Azimut is known for = A new model you won’t want to miss.
New Boats Notebook: A CCN 35 Meter Explorer called Phileas. A steel and aluminum explorer yacht is under development with Cerri Cantieri Navale, and she is expected to offer a pair of MTU diesels, 13,000-gallon fuel capacity, and accommodations galore. If you know where that name comes from, you may be interested in taking this yacht on your next adventure.