Our Boat Test of the Absolute Navetta 52. Boats that bring efficiency over a range of speeds are appealing to today’s coastal cruiser. Those with style and a bit of panache are sure to have their own admirers. The Absolute 52 Navetta will certainly fall into both categories. See what we’re talking about here.
Our Boat Test of the Fountaine Pajot 37. Power cats can change the discussion when it comes to cruising—they seem to change the space equation from the get-go. And Fountaine Pajot has long understood how to make the most of the shift, thanks to the company’s vast experience with sailing cats. Have a closer look here.
Our Boat Test of the Paul Mann 60. Not everyone is ready to own a custom sportfisherman. But for those who are, the idea of working with some of the most exacting characters in the marine industry is a lifelong dream. Just ask the clients of Paul Mann Custom Boats. We spoke to the owner of the latest Paul Mann 60 as part of our test.
Our Boat Test of the Regulator 41 Center Console. When Regulator Marine decided to vault the 40-foot mark, they did it as only the North Carolina builder can: quad Yamaha outboards, an Armstrong bracket, and a hull ready for virtually any conditions. See the details here.
Our Boat Test of the Delta 400. This stern drive speedster offers a simple, useful layout with a few surprises. And her profile edges toward salty thanks to a reverse pilothouse windshield. Get all the details here.
The Fairline Targa 48 Open is a stylish express cruiser that incorporates plenty of design and engineering highlights. Our European editor Alan Harper took her for a spin recently out on the ocean blue. Here’s what he thought of her.
Who wouldn’t want to be a builder of world-class sportfishing boats? Viking Yachts makes sure each new model shows their evolution of the type. That’s one reason the 52 Convertible stands tall in a crowded field. Senior Editor Kevin Koenig shares a few more.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Tiara 50 Coupe
What more do you want from a boat show? Tiara Yachts introduced its new 50 Coupe to the crowds of showgoers, and with her launch heralded a new line of sport yachts designed to exhilarate. Have a look at the 50 Coupe here.
If you know the line of Princess motoryachts as we do, you may be curious to see just this new addition fits. But if you’re just becoming acquainted with these exquisite British-built motoryachts, you’re in for a real treat. Either way, we’d love to show you around the Princess 82. Step aboard with us here.
Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Ferretti 960
A close look at the details of the Ferretti 960—from her thoughtful accommodations to her clever tender garage—will show you that the more things change, the more you’ll want to keep an eye on what this builder has in store.
Power & Motoryacht readers are some of the most knowledgable around, so we came up with a way to bring that discerning eye to our test of the Garcia 54. Capt. Bill Pike took accompanied Power & Motoryacht reader panel members Robert and Carol Brathune on a sea trial of this new bluewater cruiser and all three of them have opinions. Check out what they discovered here.
Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Cumberland 47 LC from Fountaine Pajot
It’s nothing new for a power catamaran builder to have a sailing heritage. But the Cumberland 47 LC has her roots with French boatbuilder Fountaine Pajot and, as such, brings seaworthy design and lightweight construction to a capable cruiser.
Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Palm Beach 55 Express
Senior editor Kevin Koenig tested The Palm Beach 55 Express, a luxurious, highly customizable Down East-style cruiser from Down Under that can handle anything Mother Nature throws at her, big waves and bull sharks be damned. She is truly Down for Anything
Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Back Cove 34
Back Cove Yachts sticks to its founding principle, which is to provide boaters with top-flight, single-screw Down East-style cruisers. But the Back Cove 34 is a great example of why staying true to oneself can mean a few surprises and a whole lot of fun. See what we’re talking about here.
As we went to press, Hinckley had just announced it would begin to offer Volvo Penta IPS as a propulsion option on select models. Capt. Bill Pike takes you through a one-off conversion that may offer some insight into the decision.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Astondoa 72 GLX
This venerable Spanish builder works closely with owners to create custom features in conjunction with its own solid engineering, and the results speak for themselves. Get a feel for the Astondoa way of doing things here.
Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Cheoy Lee Bravo 88
Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike digs into the details to get the inside scoop on how the Cheoy Lee Bravo 88 blurs the line between commercial and recreational boats. For this venerable builder, it’s just good business.
Stingray is sure to get under your skin. Designed by Ray Hunt, this motoryacht still sets the pace, even 57 years after her launch. And best of all, she’s for sale. Get a good long look at her inside and out here.