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.
Whether you do your boating on a big-time sportfisherman or a pocket cruiser, boaters typically have two things in common, a love of the water and use for a solid, reliable tender. We scoured the boat shows across the country in search of the best new tenders.More
Our first look at the Nordic Tug 44. The Nordic Tug 42 was a heck of a boat, but she had a drawback or two. Her re-designed, and considerably refined replacement, the Nordic Tug 44, addresses the biggest of the lot with yachty panache.
Introducing the Riviera 4800 Sport Yacht. Solid construction and performance to spare are just part of this new model's story.
Palmer Johnson's PJ63: A First of its Kind. The PJ63 is superyacht builder Palmer Johnson's first foray into luxury day boats; featuring impressive open deck space and accommodations that can comfortably accommodate a small family.
When Chris-Craft asked us which of its new models we wanted to test, our response came as a surprise: All of ’em. The result was a day we’ll never forget.
Our boat test of the Palm Beach 65 Flybridge. The Palm Beach 65 Flybridge shows what a boater’s boat can be.
In spite of a smaller footprint, the Marlow Pilot 34 has lots in common with the big, sophisticated motoryachts that Marlow Marine has been building for years.
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.
How do efficient hulls work? Capt. Richard Thiel takes a close look at how a hull reacts to the motion of the water from the drawing board to the test tank, and beyond.
Our boat test of the Maritimo M64. A test of the newest Maritimo proves that this boat, and the people who build it, are just a bit tougher.
Our Boat Test of the Pursuit S 408. Take a big center console, a little cabin, and more features and performance than you can shake a tickle stick at, and you’re ready to head to the islands for some fishing, diving, and cruising.
Our first look at the Azimut Verve 40. The Verve 40 marks Italian giant Azimut’s entry into the popular American dayboat market. The simplicity of outboards + The level of fit and finish Azimut is known for = A new model you won’t want to miss.
New Boats Notebook: A CCN 35 Meter Explorer called Phileas. A steel and aluminum explorer yacht is under development with Cerri Cantieri Navale, and she is expected to offer a pair of MTU diesels, 13,000-gallon fuel capacity, and accommodations galore. If you know where that name comes from, you may be interested in taking this yacht on your next adventure.