Senior Editor Daniel Harding Jr. spins a tale about White Tornado, the Bertram race boat that came back from a checkered past to accelerate pulses and electrify the senses. Have a closer look at the project here.
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Our first look at the Azimut 66 Fly. She’s a sleek flying-bridge yacht. She’s a four-stateroom (plus crew) motoryacht of a certain size that keeps an eye on performance. She’s got a lot of carbon fiber, but she doesn’t show it off.
Our Boat Test of the Azimut Magellano 76. The Azimut Magellano 76 is a cruisers’ boat, but with an added turn of speed.
New boats notebook on the Kadey-Krogen 50 Open. Some would consider Kadey-Krogen a conservative builder, considering the company’s boats are efficient, displacement speed cruisers. So we were surprised when we saw the plans for a new model the 50 Open. See for yourself here.
Trident is Outer Reef’s new brand and it’s full speed ahead on the design front. Jeff Druek is pulling out all the stops for a brand that hits the high points for cruising chops, comfort aboard, and ocean-going good looks.
Our Boat Test of the Fleming 58. When an able cruiser like the Fleming 58 falls into the viewfinder of Capt. Bill Pike, you just know he’s going find a few things to say. Take a read of his test and think about what you would do with a boat like this.
Our first look at the Pershing P 5X. It takes only one look at the profile of the P 5X to know it’s a Pershing; sporty lines, racy, raked windshield, and space for seven adults to sunbathe, yes this boat fits nicely into the Italian builder’s stable of performance boats.
Our Boat Test of the Sabre 66. Sabre’s largest, latest model, the 66 Dirigo, has made waves since the Maine boatbuilder released her initial designs. We joined the delivery crew for a leg on her way south to her new owner, to see if she lives up to the hype.
A well-designed engine room is the hallmark of a truly great boat. Our expert examines a few terrific examples he found at a recent boat show.
Our first look at the Axopar 37 T-Top. The Finnish builder Axopar has an altogether different approach to center consoles. It starts with a slippery running surface, light weight, and a low center of gravity to reduce power needs. And then smart engineering does more with onboard space. Check her out here.
Our Boat Test of the Fairline Targa 53GT. Fairline is staying the course after facing down a financial headsea or two. The future looks bright indeed if the Targa 53GT is any indication, and this luxurious saloon layout is just the start.
Our first look at the Azimut 40 Verve.
Our Boat Test of the Sea Ray 400 Fly. Sea Ray has a world-class reputation for building sporty express boats. Capt. Richard Thiel tests the new 400 Fly to see if the new design unravels or cements the legacy.
Our first look at the Nordhavn N96. The salty but luxurious Nordhavn N96 is the newest offering in the line that practically invented the passagemaker. Fully customizable and capable of traveling upwards of 4,000 nautical miles before refueling, she's sure to satisfy any captain's wanderlust.
Our first look at the Pursuit S 408 Sport. When you’ve carried as many anglers to the fishing grounds as Pursuit, you understand their needs. If this new boat doesn’t do it all, it comes pretty close.
Our Boat Test of the MCY 105. If there was ever a company that showed superyacht style in its builds ranging from 65 to 86 feet, it’s Monte Carlo Yachts. Well the next yacht fulfills all superyacht requirements, starting with LOA. See what we found out when European Editor Alan Harper tested her here.
Our first look at the Jupiter 34 LX. Jupiter continues to build creative boats on its proven running surface but it’s the interiors that may surprise you.
Our Boat Test of the Otam 80.
The Otam 80 takes all the horsepower you could want and puts it to the water with surface drives. You don't know what this hot combination can do—until you take the wheel. See what happens here.
Our first look at the Zeelander Z55. How do you take measure of a megayacht? Is it by size alone? Or the level of luxury? Or perhaps by the way a design catches your eye? Before you answer, have a look at the Zeelander Z55.
Our first look at the Outer Reef 820 Cockpit Motoryacht. Comfort means different things to different people, but cruising capabilities cut across those lines. This Outer Reef is an example of that.
Our first look at the Horizon FD85. The Horizon FD85 won hearts at the Taiwan International Boat Show. Next stop: the world.
Our first look at the Fountaine Pajot MY 37. This cat is the perfect platform for anyone looking for a pocket-sized cruiser with a little something extra.
Germany has come to be known for its engineering exports. A company called Bavaria has been building boats for Europe to enjoy for quite some time. And now they’re here. See for yourself.
Our first look at the Grady-White Canyon 271 FS. We like the looks of this boat. Couple that with Grady’s reputation for smooth rides and durability and this model should be a force to be reckoned with.
Our first look at the Hinckley Talaria 34R. Hinckley is at it again. Late this spring the builder will be adding to its famed Jetboat line a 34 Runabout that should acquit herself exceptionally as a dayboat.
Our first look of the Azimut Magellano 76. Azimut really does a good job with this line. And with that adaptable hull and all the space a 76-footer affords, this Magellano should become a heavy hitter in the long-range cruising market.