Cruising

Cruising the Channel Islands

By | Posted March 2014

We cruised the Channel Islands onboard a trusty Fleming 65 Our intrepid reporter joined the crew of this Fleming 65 as they braved 60-knot winds off the Channel Islands to show...

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Worst-Kept Cruise Destination Secrets

By | Posted February 2014

Our editors share their cruise-destination secrets.  We here at Power & Motoryacht do a decent amount of cruising for work and for play. And understandably, we’ve...

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Cruising Desolation Sound

By | Posted October 2013

Sometimes the ideas you encounter while cruising can open your mind. Capt. Bill Pike joins the crew of a Grand Banks 72 Aleutian RP on a cruise to Desolation Sound, with a merry...

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Advice for a Family Bareboat Charter

By | Posted July 2013

What better way to spend time with family than on a bareboat charter in an exotic locale? Follow these simple guidelines and you and your kids will never forget your adventure.

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Six Great Summer Cruises

By | Posted June 2013

A great summer cruise can change your outlook—if you do it right. A refreshing breeze, a quick dip off the transom, and the feel of a hull swinging at anchor can improve anyone’s...

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Vicki and Maynard Smith Interview

By | Posted March 2013

Globetrotting cruisers Vicki and Maynard Smith make the most of their time on a Marlow 76LR.

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Admiral Philip A. Dur Interview

By | Posted September 2012

After a 30-year military career, retired Navy Admiral Philip A. Dur has earned the right to cruise in style.

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Great Loop Cruise

By | Posted August 2012

Peter Janssen shakes hands with the heart of America on a 700-mile leg of The Great Loop aboard a Beneteau 34 Swift Trawler.

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Weekend Warrior

By | Posted August 2012

Capt. Bill Pike discovers another side of the Pacific Northwest—and himself—on a Grand Banks Eastbay 46 SX during the ultimate three-day weekend.

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6 Tips for Cruising Home Waters

By | Posted August 2012

Cruising home waters, even for few days, can introduce you to people and places you’ve never seen before! Here’s how to make a truly unexpected adventure happen

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A Cruising Adventure from The Dominican Republic to Florida

By | Posted July 2012

  A delivery from the Dominican Republic to Florida on a neglected Post 42 reminds two experienced cruisers that not every boat is what it seems.

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Off the Chart

By | Posted April 2012

An experienced boater mucks up a fancy meal. I’ve been fascinated with charts since I was a youngster. When I look at one I see adventure, places where no one else goes. So...

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Sailors-turned-powerboaters

By | Posted March 2012

The further adventures of our sailors-turned-powerboaters. We were taking our first cruise after making the switch from sail to power. We were certainly nervous about handling our...

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