Boat Tests

Fleming 58

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted May 2016

Our Boat Test of the Fleming 58. When an able cruiser like the Fleming 58 falls into the viewfinder of Capt. Bill Pike, you just know he’s going find a few things to say....

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Sabre 66 Dirigo

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted May 2016

Our Boat Test of the Sabre 66. Sabre’s largest, latest model, the 66 Dirigo, has made waves since the Maine boatbuilder released her initial designs. We joined the delivery...

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Fairline Targa 53GT

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted May 2016

Our Boat Test of the Fairline Targa 53GT. Fairline is staying the course after facing down a financial headsea or two. The future looks bright indeed if the Targa 53GT is any...

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Sea Ray 400 Fly

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted May 2016

Our Boat Test of the Sea Ray 400 Fly. Sea Ray has a world-class reputation for building sporty express boats. Capt. Richard Thiel tests the new 400 Fly to see if the new design...

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Monte Carlo Yachts 105

By Alan Harper | Posted April 2016

Our Boat Test of the MCY 105.  If there was ever a company that showed superyacht style in its builds ranging from 65 to 86 feet, it’s Monte Carlo Yachts. Well the next...

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Otam 80

By Alan Harper | Posted April 2016

Our Boat Test of the Otam 80.  The Otam 80 takes all the horsepower you could want and puts it to the water with surface drives. You don't know what this hot combination...

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Bavaria 450 Coupe

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted April 2016

Germany has come to be known for its engineering exports. A company called Bavaria has been building boats for Europe to enjoy for quite some time. And now they’re here. See for...

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Marlow Yachts 66E

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted March 2016

Our Boat Test of the Marlow Yachts 66E.  The Marlow Yachts 66E is a fine, seaworthy vessel. But the detailing and engineering that are generally hallmarks of the Marlow brand...

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Beneteau Gran Turismo 40

By Kevin Koenig | Posted March 2016

Our Boat Test of the Beneteau GT40.  French boatbuilder Beneteau seems to understand the lifespan of its models. And when they hit the reset button on one like this, be ready...

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Everglades 435

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted March 2016

Our Boat Test of the Everglades 435.  Florida-built center consoles are not all the same. Some claim pure speed, while some claim rough-water performance. Everglades is ready...

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A Moorings Crewed Charter in the BVI

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2016

The well-trodden cruising grounds of the British Virgin Islands offer up a chance for Deputy Editor Jason Y. Wood and his family to reconnect with each other and their passion for...

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Azimut 72 Fly

By Alan Harper | Posted March 2016

Our Boat Test of the Azimut 72 Fly.  European Editor Alan Harper reviews the Azimut 72 Fly and explores how the point where interior volume and performance meet can drive the...

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Horizon V80

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted February 2016

Our Boat Test of the Horizon V80.  Gather together, everyone, and check out the Horizon V80. Don’t worry, there’s plenty of room. See what we’re talking...

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