Altima 77

Raising the Stakes

Altima Yachts ups its game with the intro of the 77, a fishable motoryacht.

Altima Yachts came on the scene eight years ago as Frank Sciortino sought to produce well- built, well-appointed cruising vessels at what he calls “a reasonable investment level.” Now after meeting that goal, Sciortino wants to take his fleet

Absolute 43 Fly

Absolute Beauty

A stylish pod-driven Italian import designed for the cruising family.

Absolute’s first ever flying bridge features a large sunlounge and a settee with a table.
Hull-side ports will bring light into the lower cabins, including the master, two guest staterooms and the galley below

Sunreef 70 Power

Cat on the Run

A longtime sailboat builder brings its first powercat to the States.

I’ve always wanted a boat with a hot tub on the flying bridge. So I took particular interest in the Sunreef 70 Power named Sea Bass, which has that and more, the result of the wide beam afforded by the catamaran hull design that makes this boat an

Numarine 68 Fly

Turkish Fly

This 68 gives you the option to either hire a crew or run the boat yourself.

A The 68’s flying-bridge deck features a double-wide helm station and large settee.
B Expansive windows bathe the main deck in light.
C Resin infusion and cored laminate shed weight and

Gamefisherman 42 Express

Pelagic Warrior

This custom 42-footer was designed for one thing: taking on big game.

As you’d expect from a builder of sportfishing boats, Gamefisherman designs every vessel starting in the cockpit. The 42 Express’ has an insulated transom fishbox that’s five feet across and plumbed to an ice chipper that can make 600 pounds of shaved

Spencer 70

Triple Threat

Volvo Penta and Spencer Yachts reunite to build another breakthrough IPS boat, and this time it’s a 70-footer.

At Spencer, high-tech boats are built in much the same way traditional wooden boats were.

In a bay in a boatyard in Manns Harbor, North Carolina, a 70-foot custom sportfisherman is

ACY 68

How often does the builder of a sportfisherman have to qualify a recorded top end of 43 knots?

American Custom Yachts (ACY), known for building some of the world’s fastest battlewagons, did just that, explaining that while it recorded that number, it was still fine-tuning the props on its new 68 to eke out even more speed. Indeed, ACY says it

Cabo 44 Hardtop Express

Generation Next

There are good reasons why the new Cabo 44 upstaged a TV personality.

A striking blonde holding a microphone doesn’t often come in second in commanding attention. But such was the case at the Miami International Boat Show in February, when a winsome TV personality drew less notice than the black-shrouded boat she was unveiling. Little wonder. Cabo Yachts’

Cheoy Lee Serenity 59

A Peaceful Easy Feeling

This Asian import is aimed at cruising your worries away.

With more than 5,000 vessels delivered, to say that Cheoy Lee is an experienced boatbuilder would be a massive understatement. The company has constructed bluewater sailboats, fishing trawlers, tugboats, and of course, yachts. For the last several years,

A Rybovich Family Portrait

The Cornerstones

It takes an entire family to totally transform a sport.

A Rybovich family portrait: Emil, Tommy, Johnny, and Pop.

A 27-year-old carpenter sifted the Florida sands through his toes and stared out past the incoming surf. He’d

Just Launched: Fairline 65 Squadron

British Sea Power

The builder's reputation for seaworthy boats continues with its latest cruiser.

Although you may not glean it from the company's glamorous advertisements, the British builder Fairline claims the foundation of its brand is much more than just luxury. It's about building a vessel that can also travel safely through

The Single-Hander of Vero Beach

How one man built a 40-ton steel trawler with little more than a stout heart, two hands, a welding machine, and a Toyota forklift.

In a way, the whole thing began in Belize over a decade ago. Gil Devenport, an average Joe from Vero Beach, Florida, with none of the obvious attributes of a muscle-bound superhero (like hulking

Cakewalk from Derecktor shipyards

America Overcoming

The biggest build from an American shipyard in 80 years represents more than just another new yacht.

Piece by piece, the workers at Derecktor’s shipyard in Bridgeport, Connecticut put together what may turn out to be the most important vessel