Down East

Sabre 66 Dirigo

By | 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 crew for a leg on...

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Hinckley Talaria 34R

By | Posted April 2016

Our first look at the Hinckley Talaria 34R. Hinckley is at it again. Late this spring the builder will be adding to its famed Jetboat line a 34 Runabout that should acquit herself exceptionally as a...

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Back Cove 41

By | Posted February 2015

Our Boat Test of the Back Cove 41.  The practical Back Cove 41 appears to be a traditional Down Easter, but technology and construction set her apart.

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Hinckley Talaria 43

By | Posted October 2014

Our Boat Test of the Hinckley Talaria 43. Life’s no picnic for Hinckley Yachts, which was tasked with topping the iconic Picnic Boat with a new design. But when we met the brand-new Talaria 43 we...

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Mochi Craft Dolphin 54 Flybridge

By | Posted September 2014

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Mochi Craft Dolphin 54 Flybridge. With a salty influence and a flair for the dramatic, the Mochi Craft Dolphin 54 Flybridge is a boat you need to know...

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Designing the MJM 50z

By | Posted August 2014

A boat like the MJM 50z doesn’t just fall from the heavens. It takes a whole lot of design ingenuity and hands-on know-how to build a boat like that. We went behind the scenes to show you...

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Lyman-Morse 42

By | Posted April 2014

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Lyman-Morse 42 With a trusty, Hunt-designed hull and powerful Hamilton water jets the Lyman-Morse 42 Peregrine is ready for whatever adventure you’...

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Back Cove 37

By | Posted March 2014

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Back Cove 37 There’s no better way to test out the Back Cove Downeast 37 than by running her from Maine to Newport. So that’s exactly what we...

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Palm Beach 55 Express

By | Posted September 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Palm Beach 55 Express Senior editor Kevin Koenig tested The Palm Beach 55 Express, a luxurious, highly customizable Down East-style cruiser from Down...

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Back Cove 34

By | Posted September 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Back Cove 34 Back Cove Yachts sticks to its founding principle, which is to provide boaters with top-flight, single-screw Down East-style cruisers. But...

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MJM 36z

By | Posted December 2012

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the MJM 36z While MJM’s boats sport a rather traditional Down East profile, a peek beneath the surface reveals innovation in nearly every aspect of the...

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Sabre 38 Salon Express

By | Posted September 2012

Power & Motoryacht's Exclusive Boat Test of the Sabre 38 Salon Express. The Sabre 38 Salon Express puts a nimble hull beneath a classic Down East profile. But don’t let her traditional...

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Back Cove 37

By | Posted July 2012

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Back Cove 37. From the start the Back Cove 37 was conceived and designed as an ideal option for boaters who, for a variety of reasons, want to cut...

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Hinckley Talaria 48

By | Posted June 2012

Hinckley’s new Talaria 48 embodies her builder’s heritage, and shows that the company is back on course. Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Hinckley Talaria 48. Beyond pleasing...

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Sabre 48 Salon Express

By | Posted March 2012

PMY boat test of the Sabre 48 Salon Express. We ran this beauty hard, from Portland to Rockland, Maine, and she never faltered.

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Hinckley Talaria 55 MK II

By | Posted October 2011

Hinckley Talaria 55 MK IIThe 55 MK II is Hinckley’s elegant response to customer demands for more space and power. The boat retains that classic Hinckley look but now has two en suite cabins,...

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Sabre 52 Salon Express

By | Posted September 2010

Downeast Easy     This Maine-built Cruiser employs IPS to offer duck-and-slip maneuverability and straightaway performance.   The plethora of lobster-pot buoys that dotted the waters...

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Hinckley 37

By | Posted May 2010

There are no second acts in American lives.” This famous quote from author F. Scott Fitzgerald buzzed in my head as I arrived at Old Port Marina in North Palm Beach, Florida, ready to board...

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Vicem 54

By | Posted May 2010

Heart ThrobHow about an affaire de coeur with a singularly gorgeous cold-molded mahogany beauty?I’m a romantic at heart. And quite frankly, I believe that most true boat lovers are similarly...

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Hunt 52

By | Posted May 2010

While Sanibel Marina is one of the prettiest places on earth, it’s also small and a tad cramped. So I wasn’t surprised to see proprietor Mynton Ireland, a crusty old gent who’s undoubtedly seen his...

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More-Hogany Please?

By | Posted January 2009

Photography by VicemAt last year's Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Vicem, the Turkish builder of cold-molded mahogany boats, presented its new 52-foot Classic Express. (The cold-molding...

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Mochi Craft Dolphin 54

By | Posted October 2008

There’s one more model squeezing into Mochi Craft’s Dolphin line of lobsterboat-style cruisers. But why add a 54 when the Italian builder already offers a 51? Because, according to Mochi, it’s time...

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John Williams Stanley 42

By | Posted June 2008

Say what you will about contemporary styling and fads, but judging by what's often seen at boat shows and marinas, they appeal to lots of folks. So it's gratifying to see an offering like the Stanley...

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San Juan 40 FB

By | Posted May 2008

While casting about for a way to convey my overall impression of San Juan Yachts' new 40 FB (Fly Bridge), I kept coming back to my good buddy Don. Some years ago he and I had dinner in a waterfront...

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San Juan 30

By | Posted December 2007

Due to life's vagaries and vicissitudes, I was warned that our test boat, a sporty little San Juan 30 with a super-gorgeous optional "wood package" (teak helm, sea rails, and seat caps), had endured...

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