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 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.
Pearl’s latest launch, the 75, is a sleekly lined, flying-bridge cruiser that makes the most of her ample onboard space. Combine those attributes with a posh interior and good fuel economy, and this boat is quite a triumph.
Power & Motoryacht’s Boat Test of the Sea Ray 510 Fly
Sea Ray’s all-new 510 Fly announces the company’s surge into the yachting class. With excellent maneuverability and creative use of onboard space, this boat looks to be a gem. Capt. Bill Pike tested her out.
If you know what you want, you’re ahead of the game. And if you’re looking for a midsize boat with a megayacht feel, an unmistakeably homey ambiance, and a healthy turn of speed, you may want the NISI 1700 without even knowing it. Read about why here.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Albemarle 360 EXF
If you’re looking for a boat that you can fish hard when you want to, but is also good for cruising with the family, we might just have your ticket. The Albemarle 360 EXF is a boater’s boat that can do just about anything you ask of her, all with just a 38-foot LOA. Quite a feat.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Astondoa Top Deck 63.
Astondoa’s new Top Deck 63 is, to say the least, a departure from the norm. With fold-out decks and a swim platform that can nearly double its size, the boat has loads and loads of deck space. Read Capt. Bill Pike’s test of her here.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Hampton Endurance 720.
Hampton has long built solid, sturdy, seaworthy cruisers with tons of range. The all-new Endurance 720 is no departure from her predecessors as we found out during a recent test. To see what we found out about his about this well-equipped long-range cruiser, read here.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Grand Banks 50 Eastbay SX
With Downeast style and on-water performance that really impresses, the 50 Eastbay SX is quite the boat. Peter A. Janssen ran her off the Atlantic Coast in 9-foot seas and 35-knot winds. Would she blink? Read this to find out.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Intrepid 375 CC
Senior Editor Kevin Koenig recently tested the Intrepid 375 Center Console with twin 557-horsepower Seven Marine outboards. He expected the boat to be plenty fast, of course, but the other things he found out about Intrepid and its partnership with Seven Marine may surprise you.
We tested the Azimut 80 off of Savona, Italy, and found a yacht that is at once sophisticated and seaworthy. Oh, and she’s fast too, to the tune of 30 knots at WOT thanks to twin, 1,800-horsepower MANs. Read the full test and see what else we liked about her.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Pershing 62.
Alan Harper recently tested the Pershing 62 in the Baie de Cannes. The boat impressed with high speeds and eminent onboard luxury. But what really stood out was the boat’s nimble maneuverability, something that anyone interested in high-performance can appreciate.
European Editor Alan Harper recently put the MCY 86 through her paces. What he found was a boat that sacrifices nothing in the way of luxury, but still manages to retain an exceedingly seaworthy feel. Read the full test here.
Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Lazzara LMY 64
Lazzara Yachts has always found a way to stand out from the rest of the pack. During his test of the Lazzara LMY 64, Editor-in-Chief Jason Y. Wood dove deep with the company’s founder, Dick Lazzara, to find out exactly how he does it. Read more 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.