Boat Tests

Monte Carlo Yachts 86

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the MCY 86

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.

Lazzara LMY 64

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.

Delta 54 IPS

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Delta 54 IPS 

If the Delta 54 IPS were an apartment, this carbon-fiber Swedish import would offer three bedrooms, a spacious terrace, and, of course, a water view.

Fairline Targa 48 Open

Power & Motoryacht Tested: Fairline Targa 48 Open 

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.

Viking 52

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Viking 52 

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.

Tiara 50 Coupe

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.

Mangusta 94

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Mangusta 94

Overmarine took its own sweet time in developing the Mangusta 94, and we do mean sweet. Bonus: A little fin can go a long way for lateral control.

Princess 82

Power & Motoryacht Tested: Princess 82

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.

Ferretti 960

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.

Garcia Trawler 54

Reader Panel Tested: Garcia 54

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.

Cumberland 47 LC

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.

Azimut Atlantis 34

Power & Motoryacht Tested: Azimut Atlantis 34

The Azimut Atlantis 34 shows that creating fun on the water is not that hard. Just back up a nicely finished design with solid engineering.

Palm Beach 55 Express

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

Princess V48

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Princess V48

She shows how this British boatbuilder has used smart ideas to create living space. Check out our full test here.

Back Cove 34

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.

Galeon 420 Fly

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Galeon 420 Fly

Ever see a motoryacht with a profile reminiscent of an express cruiser? Senior Editor Kevin Koenig tested the Galeon 420 Fly and discovered some innovative features. See what he found here.

Ocean Alexander 120

Take two boatbuilders serving different markets and let them each play to their strengths in a single project. Chris Caswell takes a look at what you get with the new Ocean Alexander 120.

Hinckley Talaria 40 - Fog Dog

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.

Carver C34

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Carver C34

The Carver C34 may make an impression. But it’s the smart boater that takes the time to understand what’s really going on with the design, both inside and out.

Belize 54

Power & Motoryacht Tested: Belize 54 

The Belize 54 combines smart Australian cruising sensibilities with a profile that riffs on the traditional. Get a peek here and see what’s coming.

Astondoa 72 GLX

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.

Azimut Magellano 43

For cruisers looking for a versatile platform for on-the-water adventures, the Azimut Magellano 43 offers a good range of speed in an efficient package. Read more about her here.

Princess V62-S

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Princess V62-S

Looking for an express cruiser that ticks all the boxes? Try the next generation. The Princess V62-S takes design and construction to another level. Get a full sense of her here

Bruckmann Yachts Abaco 40

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Bruckmann Yachts Abaco 40. 

The Bruckmann 40 puts a traditional look on top of a slippery running surface, giving her owner, a former sailor, an on-the-water experience that’s hard to beat.

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