Boat Tests

By George Sass Jr. | Posted November 2015

Our Boat Test of the Azimut Atlantis 43.  With its Atlantis 43, Azimut serves up a sporty, versatile vessel that should make boating fun for the whole family. See what else...

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By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted November 2015

The 60 Cantius from Cruisers Yachts retains the interior volume we’ve come to expect from Cruisers, but with a twist: She’s got a sporty profile. Read how she came...

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By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted October 2015

Our Boat Test of the Monte Carlo 6.  The Monte Carlo 6 may not be a Monte Carlo Yacht, but she sure looks and runs like one.

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By Scott Shane | Posted October 2015

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.

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By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted October 2015

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.

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By Daniel Harding | Posted October 2015

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...

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By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted October 2015

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.

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By Alan Harper | Posted September 2015

Our Boat Test of the Wider 32.  The Wider 32 is a high-end little vessel for serious boaters. And though she may look unorthodox at first, there’s a method to her madness.

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By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted September 2015

Our Boat Test of the Grand Banks 55 Aleutian RP.  With a straightforward propulsion package, a time-tested hullform, and an artisanally crafted interior, the Grand Banks 55...

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By Andrew Parkinson | Posted September 2015

Our Boat Test of the Dyna 60.  With lots of attention paid to design and detail, the Dyna 60 is a boat that just might take you by surprise. Especially when you consider her...

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By Jason Y. Wood | Posted September 2015

Our Boat Test of the Austin Parker 64 Fly S.  The Austin Parker 64 Fly S may have roots extending back to the working lobster boats of Maine, but it’s hard to be sure...

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By Alan Harper | Posted September 2015

Our boat test of the Oceanic 90 STS Expedition Yacht.  The Oceanic 90 STS Expedition Yacht may be built for the long haul and some big-time adventures, but that doesn't...

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By Alan Harper | Posted August 2015

Our Boat Test of the Azimut 50.  A lot is expected from a 50-foot boat. And Azimut was up to the challenge with its 50, which we found to have comfort, speed, and lots of...

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By Chris Caswell | Posted August 2015

Our Boat Test of the Bavaria Virtess 420 Coupe.   German boatbuilder Bavaria Yachts has quite a following in Europe. And with three staterooms in a boat under 45 feet LOA, it...

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By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2015

Our Boat Test of the Jarrett Bay 43 HTX.  With a sporty ride, serious fishing amenities, and onboard attention to detail that will impress, the Jarrett Bay 43 HTX is a boat...

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By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted August 2015

MarineMax added bulbous bows to its Aquila 44 catamaran and compared the resulting performance. And Capt. Bill Pike was along for the ride, on both boats. See what he found out...

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By Scott Shane | Posted July 2015

Our Boat Test of the Hatteras GT70.  With the new GT70, Hatteras Yachts grows its sportfish line—and may regalvanize its legend along the way.

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By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted July 2015

Our Boat Test of the Jupiter 41 Sport Bridge.  Thanks to her cool, swept-back profile, triple outboard power, and blazing offshore performance, the Jupiter 41 Sport Bridge...

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By Alan Harper | Posted July 2015

Our Boat Test of the Benetti 108 Tradition Supreme.  An adventure-seeking client teamed up with Benetti Yachts to develop a one-of-a-kind 108 Tradition Supreme. And when the...

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By Kevin Koenig | Posted July 2015

Our Boat Test of the Sea Ray L650 Fly.  With its new L650 model, Sea Ray is breaking into the realm of true yachts. She’s got a level of detail and luxury that may...

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By Andrew Parkinson | Posted July 2015

Our Boat Test of the Ocean Alexander 100 Motoryacht.  Ocean Alexander is known for building boats that are equal parts elegance and seaworthiness. Would its new 100 keep up...

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By Capt. Chris Kel... | Posted June 2015

Our Boat Test of the Prestige 420.  The Prestige 420 flying-bridge motoryacht is the entry point in the Prestige Yachts line. As such this new family cruiser has many bigger...

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By Alan Harper | Posted June 2015

Our Boat Test of the Azimut 77S.  With an innovative engine setup, lots of luxuries, and fun performance attributes, the Azimut 77S proves the future is now.

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By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted June 2015

Our Boat Test of the Huckins 45 Sportfisherman.  Borrowing lines from a bygone era and a hullform used on PT boats, the Huckins 45 Sportfisherman moves the iconic brand into...

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By Frances and Mic... | Posted June 2015

Our Boat Test of the Sanlorenzo SL96.  The SL96 from Sanlorenzo is the culmination of a lifetime of boating for one owner, and not surprisingly, she’s got every single thing...

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