Fountaine Pajot 37

By | Posted July 2016

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...

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Fountaine Pajot MY 37

By | Posted April 2016

Our first look at the Fountaine Pajot MY 37. This cat is the perfect platform for anyone looking for a pocket-sized cruiser with a little something extra.

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Mares 45 Yacht Fish

By | Posted February 2016

Our first look at the Mares 45 Yacht Fish. She may look unorthodox—and believe us she is—but don’t be close-minded, this boat has a whole lot to offer.

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Aquila 44

By | Posted August 2015

MarineMax added bulbous bows to its Aquila 44 catamaran and compared the resulting performance. And Capt. Bill Pike was along for the ride, on both boats. See what he found out here.

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Horizon PC52

By | Posted April 2015

Our Boat Test of the Horizon PC52.  You may have some preconceptions that turn you away from catamarans. But with voluminous interior space and serious seakeeping ability, the PC52 from Horizon...

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Lagoon 630 Motor Yacht

By | Posted March 2015

Our first look at the Lagoon 630 Motor Yacht.  The styling of Lagoon’s 630 Motor Yacht suggests seakeeping ability and long range. This is good, but even better, she doesn’t need stabilizers,...

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Fountaine-Pajot Summerland 40 LC

By | Posted November 2014

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Fountaine-Pajot Summerland 40 LC.  The Summerland MY 40 LC is a boat designed for enjoying coastal jaunts with lots of onboard space and cruising...

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Horizon Powercat PC60 Skylounge

By | Posted April 2014

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Horizon Powercat PC60 Skylounge The boat features stable, seakindly performance and relatively immense amounts of onboard space. What’s more, a...

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Horizon PC60

By | Posted October 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Horizon PC60.

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Cumberland 47 LC

By | Posted October 2013

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...

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Aquila 484

By | Posted May 2013

Delivering (and Testing) the MarineMax 484 Having the luck of Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike would make us blush. He slipped his name onto the delivery crew list for MarineMax and drew a leg on the...

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90 Sunreef Power

By | Posted April 2013

First Look: 90 Sunreef Power While it's hard to beat nearly any catamaran design for space, it's definitely going to be a challenge to match the 90 Sunreef Power on that score. Learn more...

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Sunreef 70

By | Posted July 2012

Be it her range, her interior volume, or the feeling of satisfaction you’ll get while cruising her, everything about the new Sunreef 70 power catamaran is vast. Power & Motoryacht's...

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Horizon PC58

By | Posted June 2012

Exlusive Power & Motoryacht boat test of the Horizon PC58, a multihull with wide-ranging appeal for both traditionalists and nonconformists. Horizon’s first mass-market multihull is a Cat...

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Axcell 650

By | Posted April 2012

PMY Boat test of the Axcell 650. Hovercraft technology makes the Axcell 650 different from other cats.

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Horizon PC58

By | Posted May 2011

Rendering courtesy of Horizon YachtsHorizon PC58Lions and tigers and 59-foot cats that can hit nearly 30 mph at WOT? Oh my! The Horizon Group is set to launch its PC58 power cat at this fall’s Fort...

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Buzzards Bay 34

By | Posted December 2010

Wild CatLean on the throttles a little and you get economy. Lean on ‘em a lot and you get a ride you won’t believe.While the Buzzards Bay 34’s ride was no doubt explainable in terms of naval...

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Africat 420

By | Posted December 2007

Nearing the end of the Port Everglades breakwater off Fort Lauderdale, our Africat 420 was making about 12 mph. Noting the two- to four-foot seas rolling in from the southeast, I placed my right hand...

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VG Shipyard PC 62

By | Posted May 2007

All things happen for a reason, right? After a recent sea trial—actually two sea trials, as I will explain—aboard the PC 62 (previously known as the VG 60), an Italian-built catamaran...

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Stealth 540

By | Posted April 2007

t’s not surprising that the waters just outside Miami right after a boat show are chockablock with gorgeous high-performance yachts doing wide-open-throttle, loop-d-loop demos, photo shoots, or just...

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Buzzards Bay 33

By | Posted October 2006

Just about any boatbuilder will claim its vessel has the "latest(!), innovative(!) technologies" and "represents an entirely new direction." Yet, once you get onboard, you often discover that while...

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Sunreef 67 Power

By | Posted August 2006

Sunreef 67 Power It’s just a question of time. Even the most diehard sailors will eventually be tempted to come over to “the dark side,” forgoing the laborious winching, hauling,...

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Kit Cats PowerCat 40

By | Posted August 2005

"Would that all boat tests were thus," I marveled to myself as the Comp Air 7 Turboprop swung a pirouette in front of me and then stopped on the tarmac of Flightline's terminal on the private side of...

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NauticBlue 464

By | Posted May 2004

I’m a sucker for this kind of thing, really: Two midsize powercats, on loan to PMY from NauticBlue Power Yacht Vacations, an offshoot of The Moorings, the worldwide charter outfit. A testing venue...

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NauticBlue 464

By | Posted October 2003

It’s important to keep your focus when you’re testing a boat, but I must admit that I found doing that a challenge with the NauticBlue 464 power catamaran. Not because I’m particularly fond of...

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