Hinckley CEO Jim McManus was looking for a gently used, cruisable boat with a nice turn of speed. Lucky for him, he knew just where to start, and how to proceed. Here is the whole story.
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Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Prestige 450 Flybridge.
Prestige packed a whole lot of boat onto its new 450 Flybridge. And that was a fact that was not lost on our tester when he boarded this sporty, mid-size cruiser.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Viking 42 ST
The Viking 42 ST is one of the smallest boats in the Viking line, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t pack a punch. We got onboard the boat in Palm Beach to see what this amenity-laden hard charger could do.
Here’s something you might not know about your boat’s optimal cruise speed.
Finding your boat’s “sweet spot” when it comes to cruising speed isn’t an exact science, but it’s pretty darn close. And knowing exactly where to run your engine for optimal speed and fuel efficiency is something every boater should be aware of. Here’s how you can get in the know.
When a few diehard Florida boaters put their heads together to bring the original Formula 233 back to her former glory, nobody knew exactly how the project would turn out. Which means everybody was surprised by the result.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Mangusta 110.
Mangusta’s new 110 is a burly beast of a boat that can top out at 33 knots despite her 111-foot LOA. That speed is thanks mostly to her powerful twin 2,600-horsepower MTUs matched to KaMeWa waterjets.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Numarine 70HT
The Numarine 70HT is an attention-grabbing boat thanks to her striking profile and athletic performance. But Dennis Caprio took a closer look at this Turkish build and found more to like than just the obvious.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Cheoy Lee Alpha 87 Sportbridge
The Cheoy Lee Alpha 87 is defined by exceptional fit and finish, a sporty ride, and high-quality design and build processes. Capt. Richard Thiel gave her a real workout recently. See what he had to say about her here.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Hampton Endurance E640
Hampton’s new Endurance E640 is a rangy, roomy yacht that will stoke your desire to explore.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Bayliss 84 Orion.
For attention to detail, it’s hard to beat Bayliss Boatworks, and the 84-foot Orion that launched in February 2014 is hardly an exception.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Ocean Alexander 90
The Ocean Alexander 90 is a big, burly motoryacht with onboard luxury to spare and impressively nimble performance attributes. Capt. Richard Thiel recently gave her the full wring-out and liked what he found.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Zeelander Z68
It’s hard to miss the Zeelander Z68 with her distinctive profile and flair for the dramatic. In fact, the boat is so inspiring she prompted our writer to reference Clark Gable.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Regal 53 Sport Coupe
The Regal 53 is a technologically advanced express cruiser with enough onboard space for some time on the hook. We picked two lucky readers to give her a full test, under the watchful eye of Capt. Bill Pike.
Power & Motoryacht’s boat test of the Princess S72
Princess’s S72 is the first in a new class of sport boats for the British builder. Capt. Bill Pike tested her recently and found a vessel that was as pleasingly luxurious as she was fun to drive. He especially liked the boat’s spacious flying bridge.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Bertram 64.
Bertram’s latest launch, the 64, is a fishing boat that will be able to compete with anything on the market thanks in no small part to her powerful Cat C32 ACERTs and seakindly, wave-slicing, deep-V hull. Capt. Bill Pike put her through a rigorous test and found just about everything onboard to his liking.
Down East design is a perfect marriage of form and function. We take a good, hard look at what it is about these boats’ designs that makes them so special. If you’ve ever appreciated the pretty lines of a Down East boat as she passed you by, read this.
Take a trip down memory lane with Maine, Lobster, and the boats they inspired.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Defiance 46 by Shannon Yachts.
This Down East-inspired cruiser has some secrets below the waterline that dial up her effiency. Check out the Defiance 46 by Shannon Yachts and prepared to be surprised. Read our full test of her here.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Regulator 25
The Regulator 25 may not be a huge boat, but she outpunches her weight. With plenty of seating, a wave-chomping hull, and powerful twin Yamaha F200 outboards, this boat is ready for anything. Read all about her here.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Horizon Powercat PC60 Skylounge
The boat features stable, seakindly performance and relatively immense amounts of onboard space. What’s more, a sleek exterior design makes her eye-catching from afar.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Lyman-Morse 42
With a trusty, Hunt-designed hull and powerful Hamilton water jets the Lyman-Morse 42 Peregrine is ready for whatever adventure you’d like to take her on. And with classic Down East lines she’s easy on the eyes as well. Read our full test of her here.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Absolute Navetta 58. If you’re looking for a medium-sized explorer yacht designed with onboard comfort and exceptional seakeeping ability in mind, you may want to take a peek at the Absolute 58 Navetta.
Buying a boat? Add these steps to your engine survey to make sure there are no ugly surprises later.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Delta 80.
We’ve got inside details on the ambitiously designed Delta 80. Constructed using loads of lightweight, high-strength carbon fiber, the boat is able to hit top speeds near 37 knots, while also being highly efficient in regards to fuel. Learn more about her here.
Power & Motoryacht’s boat test of the Azimut Magellano 53.
The Azimut Magellano 53 is a long-range cruiser with a whole lot to offer, including tons of interior space and impressive turns of speed. Read here for the full test of this well-executed Italian vessel.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Back Cove 37
There’s no better way to test out the Back Cove Downeast 37 than by running her from Maine to Newport. So that’s exactly what we did. Read more about this salty yet family-friendly cruiser here.