"Hot Today" Archive

Friday, November 27, 2015 — Ship Shape

Yoga on a boat

It’s hard enough to stay in shape during the holiday season. But if you’re trying to keep fit while cruising your boat, it’s doubly difficult. That’s why we put together a safe and effective workout routine you can do on deck. You’ll thank us next time you need to take your shirt off. Click here for the story. ▶

Thursday, November 26, 2015 — Hemingway’s Pilar

Hemingway’s Pilar

Back in 2011 we sent Capt. Bill Pike to Cuba in search of Ernest Hemingway’s famous fishing boat, Pilar. Read what our intrepid reporter discovered as he wended his way through history, separating legend from fact. Get the whole story here. ▶

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 — Keeping a Finger on the Pulse of What’s New

2015 Fall Boat Shows

The fall boat shows offer a great way to keep up with the latest product developments from your favorite boatbuilders, equipment manufacturers, electronics makers, and more. But we get it—you can’t be everywhere. Even if you attend the show you’re going to miss a thing or two. Maybe you saw some of these launches, gear and equipment, and events: Have a look here. ▶

BONUS: Sailing @ METS 2015

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 — Quiet and Comfortable: The Custom Line Navetta 28

Custom Line Navetta 28

When European Editor Alan Harper got aboard the Custom Line Navetta 28, he wondered at the understated interiors with no shortage of luxurious appointments. But the true level of sophistication comes from her sound levels, which dropped off the bottom of his meter. See what we’re whispering about here. ▶

BONUS: Our first look at the Carbon Craft 180 tender.

Monday, November 23, 2015 — Down to the Details on the MJM 50z

MJM 50z

When you take a close-up look at the largest yacht in the MJM fleet, you realize the 50z is a little different. Her Down East look belies a technological marvel. Have a closer look at her here. ▶

BONUS: Fountain of Youth ▶

Friday, November 20, 2015 — Tested: Hunt 80

Hunt 80

With its 80, Hunt pushed its boundaries for building larger boats, and came away with a boat that is eminently cruisable, not to mention pretty. Read the full test here. ▶

Thursday, November 19, 2015 — Throwback Thursday: Bill Pike Goes to Iraq

U.S. Coast Guard in Iraq

Back in 2003, we sent our own Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike to Iraq to embed with the U.S. Coast Guard forces that were in-country. A veteran himself, Pike had a unique angle on the story. See what he thought, here. ▶

BONUS: Figuring out Fuel Additives

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 — PMY Tested: Sea Eagle Standup Paddleboard

Sea Eagle Needlenose 126 Standup Paddleboard

This inflatable stand-up paddle board from Sea Eagle might just become your favorite tender. Thanks to a wave-piercing bow, stand-up paddling has never been easier, or more fun. Read more here. ▶

VIDEO BONUS: Bertram Yachts - Inspired By Tradition. Driven By Excellence.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 — Select Brokerage

Select Brokerage

Select brokerage listings from the December 2015 issue of Power & Motoryacht. See them here. ▶

Monday, November 16, 2015 — Tested: Azimut Atlantis 43

Azimut Atlantis 43

With its Atlantis 43, Azimut serves up a sporty, versatile vessel that should make boating fun for the whole family. See what else we thought of this beauty by clicking here. ▶

BONUS: FLIBS 2015: Telemar superyacht helm, Hatteland 55-inch Chart Table, and Triton luxury submarines

Friday, November 13, 2015 — Fuel For Thought

Liquefied Natural Gas Powered Boat

Does the creation of a fleet of Super-sophisticated, eco-friendly, dual-fuel, LNG-powered platform supply vessels portend a paradigm shift in yacht propulsion? Capt. Bill Pike looks for the answer. Read the full story here. ▶

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — Designed to Impress

Ferretti 550

From subtle fabric choices to window placement and an abundance of social spaces, there’s a lot to like about the Ferretti 550. Take a photographic tour of her here. ▶

Sportfishing Bonus: Seeing Is Believing.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 — Following in the Wake of Capt. Cook

Capt. James Cook and George Sass Jr.

Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr. cruises Australia’s storied waters aboard a Riviera 6000. Read the whole story here. ▶

BONUS: Seapilot Vector Compact GNSS Compass

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 — You might have transducer trouble and not even know it.

Transducer installation

Click here to learn how to properly place and maintain your transducer to keep your sonar working soundly.

Monday, November 9, 2015 — First Look: Sanlorenzo SL86

Sanlorenzo SL86

From her floating glass staircase to her windswept lines, the SL86 has style to spare. Discover what else makes this new build special by clicking here. ▶

Friday, November 6, 2015 — Welcome to the Show

FLIBS 2015

Join the editors for a look around the 2015 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. See more here. ▶

Thursday, November 5, 2015 — Chasing Down Stories at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show

Kevin Koenig

The Active Interest Media Marine Group gathered the day before the 2015 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show to meet with important boatbuilders, equipment makers, electronics manufacturers and service providers. We call it the AIM Marine Group Editors' Open House. Why start the show so early? Because our editors realized after years of show going that meeting with these key personnel during the active show days forces them to take their focus on you, the boat show customer. And we know that boat show customers like you get more out the boat show if they can meet with the players. It's just one more thing we do to make your show experience that much more productive, and it gives us a leg up on getting the best information for you. Learn more here. ▶

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 — Outboards Are In


Outboard engines have gotten great: They're functional, durable, easy to maintain, and if you ask us, they can look pretty cool too. Read the five reasons we think outboards are here to stay, by clicking here. ▶

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 — Tested: Cruisers 60 Cantius

Cruisers 60 Cantius

The 60 Cantius from Cruisers Yachts retains the interior volume we’ve come to expect from Cruisers, but with a twist: She’s got a sporty profile. Read how she came together here. ▶

Monday, November 2, 2015 — The Eye of the Beholder

Alpha Z

Can a boat design approach the sublime? According to our Sightlines columnist, Michael Peters, that’s a distinct possibility. Read what he thinks about boat design and art here. ▶

BONUS: Cruising With Capt. Creel: Tossing Darts

Friday, October 30, 2015 — The Fab 5

Ft. Lauderdale boat show

We sat down with five of the top boatbuilders in the industry to discuss what they think everyone will be talking about at this year’s Ft. Lauderdale boat show. Click here to see what they had to say. ▶

Thursday, October 29, 2015 — Finding What You Seek with Sunseeker

Sunseeker Predator 57

The Sunseeker Predator 57 is sleek, comfortable, and daring all at once. Have a look for yourself at the details here. ▶

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 — Tested: Monte Carlo’s MC6


Sometimes it’s in a brand’s DNA: The MC6 has the same designers as the larger Monte Carlo Yachts—the team at Nuvolari Lenard. And the result is something you should know about. Learn more here. ▶

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 — Trending Now: What’s Hot in Motoryachts


President of Azimut-Benetti USA Federico Ferrante sounds off on what’s trending in Motoryacht design and what you need to look out for at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. Learn more here. ▶

BONUS: iKommunicate from Digital Yacht, Signal K gets kickstarted

Monday, October 26, 2015 — Some of the Best of the Fest

Reader boatfest photos

You sent us your favorite boating photos from our July 12th Mid-Summer Boating Fest and without further ado, here are some of the cool contributions we received. Discover the images here. ▶

Friday, October 23, 2015 — The Prettiest Boats Of All Time

Pretty boats

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but these 25 vessels are unassailably gorgeous. Check out the 25 boats we picked as some of the prettiest ever to splash. ▶

Thursday, October 22, 2015 — Alaska Adventure

65-foot Fleming motoryacht, Venture

The Bering Sea is one of the most treacherous patches of water anywhere on Earth. But that didn’t stop these intrepid adventurers from braving the elements onboard a 65-foot motoryacht. Read all about their search for unspoiled beauty, here. ▶

BONUS: A Damage Control Kit for Your Boat

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 — Our Best Shots

Marine photographs

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and we’re not going to argue. Some of these photographs of boats and the places they go will absolutely blow you away. Click here to see them. ▶

BONUS: NMEA 2015: FLIR, Shakespeare, Humminbird, Lumishore, Intellian, Nobeltec & more ▶

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 — Tested: Prestige 750

Prestige 750

With its new 750, Prestige Yachts focused on onboard space, and it shows. From her huge swim platform to her spacious flying bridge, the 750 has room for everyone. Read all about her here. ▶

BONUS: The Joys of Joystick Maneuverability ▶

Monday, October 19, 2015 — Remember to Stretch

Danielle Brown yoga pose

It’s easy to fall behind on your fitness regimen when you’re cruising. But if you follow the tips in this video, you’ll be sure to stay slim and trim while you explore the seven seas. Watch the video. ▶

BONUS: Our first look at the Axopar 28 ▶

Friday, October 16, 2015 — Tested: Carver C43

Carver C43

With its new C43, Carver made some uncharacteristically aggressive stylistic choices, but remained true to the brand’s tenets of onboard space and comfort. Read all about it here. ▶

Thursday, October 15, 2015 — Stay Cozy

Cabin heaters

As we head into the heart of fall and the temperatures begin to drop, you’re going to want to start thinking of ways to keep warm onboard. And there’s no better way to do that than to have a trusty cabin heater onboard. Read all about them here. ▶

BONUS: Our first look at the Fairline Targa 53GT.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 — Seeing Things

Radar on boat

A good radar is an incredibly valuable tool on board your boat—but only if you know how to use it properly. Learn more about using your radar here. ▶

BONUS: A look at the expandable Galeon 510 Skydeck ▶

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 — What Are Brokers Saying about Your Boat?

brokerage boats

We take a look back at 12 boats and share what brokers had to say about them, including selling points and their value in the market. See if they commented on your boat here. ▶

Monday, October 12, 2015 — Tested: Kadey-Krogen 55 Expedition

Kadey-Krogen 55 Expedition

Kadey-Krogen knows long-range cruisers, so we jumped at the chance to climb aboard with a delivery crew to see what’s up with the latest addition to its fleet, the 55 Expedition. See what happened along the way here. ▶

BONUS: New Electronics Exclusive: Garmin Begins to Tweak Data at the Source

Friday, October 9, 2015 — Learn the Ropes


The way you handle your lines on your boat says a lot about the kind of boater you are. Learn these techniques and knots and you’ll be showing the ropes to your crew and dockmates in short order. Learn the right way to manage lines and tie knots here (including demonstration videos!). ▶

Thursday, October 8, 2015 — The Must-Haves

Essential boat equipment

Some onboard equipment is just indispensable, whether it’s required safety equipment or gear on which you’ve come to rely help you feel safe. To see the things we won’t leave the docks without, look here. ▶

BONUS: Our first look at the Invictus 270FX center console

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — Custom Line Navetta 28

Custom Line Navetta 28

With elegant Italian touches and loads of onboard space the Custom Line Navetta 28 is one yacht that really outpunches her weight. See what we mean by breezing through these stunning photos. ▶

BONUS: NMEA Conference 2015, back-to-back good times with the Big Four

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — Tested: Hunt 32CC

Hunt 32CC

The versatile, sporty Hunt 32CC can do a little bit of everything. And thanks to her trademark deep-V hull, she does it all smoothly too. See what we mean by clicking here. ▶

BONUS: Digging through a tackle box of memories. ▶

Monday, October 5, 2015 — Trumped Up

Donald Trump

America hasn't had a presidential yacht in nearly 40 years. If Donald Trump wins the presidency, would it be a good idea to bring back the tradition? Click here to see what Columnist Michael Peters thinks. ▶

BONUS: New Electronics Exclusive: Radar for the Rest of Us ▶

Friday, October 2, 2015 — Pretty Boats Quiz

Pretty Boats

Think you know your boats? Our editors assembled some of the prettiest boats of all time for this quiz, how many can you name? Click here to test yourself. ▶

Thursday, October 1, 2015 — Remember Alpha Z?

Alpha Z

Alpha Z is a striking, one-off design built in the late 1990s that pushed the limits of beauty and speed in the boating world. To see more detail of her design and construction in photos provided by her designer, her builder, and her current owner, look here. ▶

BONUS: Research Project

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 — Electronics Possibilities

Raymarine gS-Series display

As electronics become more integrated and powerful, your next upgrade could tempt you in directions that could complicate things at your helm. Read about some important considerations here. ▶

BONUS: Our first look at the Azimut Atlantis 43

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 — In Sweden with the Delta 88

Delta 88

Hop aboard the carbon-fiber Delta 88 as it explores the areas surrounding the seaside resort town of Marstrand, Sweden. These pictures will make you feel like you were there. Click here to see them. ▶

Monday, September 28, 2015 — Tested: Wider 32

Wider 32

With high style and high-end construction, the Wider 32 pushes the boundaries of what a runabout can be. Read more about her here. ▶

BONUS: A Lesson in Overconfidence

Friday, September 25, 2015 — Tested: Grand Banks 55 Aleutian RP

Grand Banks 55 Aleutian RP

Our Executive Editor Bill Pike paid a visit to the Grand Banks yard in Malaysia to check out the 55 Aleutian RP and see how the build process is evolving. See what we found out about the boat and the way she came together here. ▶

Thursday, September 24, 2015 — Escape to Newport

Newport Boat Show

Take a virtual stroll through the 2015 Newport International Boat Show with our exclusive gallery. Click here to see it. ▶

Bonus: Our first look at the Horizon E78.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 — Winter Is Coming


Winterizing your boat doesn’t have to be a pain in the neck. Click here for 8 ways to make the whole thing simpler. ▶

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 — How Many Have You Mastered?

boating skills

To get the most out of your boat, and to do things properly, takes a special skill set. We’ve boiled our list down to 50 skills: Some are smart, some are critical, some may seem funny until you really need them. See how you measure up: Have a look at our full list here. ▶

Monday, September 21, 2015 — Video: Cruising the Aleutians on a Fleming 65

Fleming 65

Alaska’s Aleutian Islands account for some of the wildest environs on Earth. Good thing the Fleming 65 we cruised them on is so seaworthy! See for yourself by clicking here. ▶

BONUS: MFD engine alarming improves, but still needs more Maretron-ization

Friday, September 18, 2015 — Caring for the Crew

U.S. Coast Guard medevac

Every time you set foot on your boat, you should be prepared to take care of your crew in the event of an emergency. Whether that means seasickness, a bumped knee, or a full-blown medical emergency, you need to be ready, both with equipment and knowing how to use it. Find some steps to help you prepare here. ▶

Thursday, September 17, 2015 — Stay Safe Out There

The Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race may be the toughest on-water race in the world. Naturally, its competitors know a whole heck of a lot about boating—and in particular, boating safety. See what you can learn from them by clicking here. ▶

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 — Tested: Dyna 60

Dyna 60

With lots of attention paid to design and detail, the Dyna 60 is a boat that just might take you by surprise. Especially when you consider her price. Click here to see what we mean. ▶

BONUS: One LED flare replaces U.S. required pyros

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 — Broker Insight: What’s the Brokerage Market for the Grand Banks Eastbay 49?

Grand Banks Eastbay 49

We spoke to three brokers who had Grand Banks 49 Eastbays listed online. To read what they had to say about this groundbreaking Down East-inspired cruising boat, and what kinds of boaters end up buying them, read about it here. ▶

Monday, September 14, 2015 — Get Your Bearings


A good compass can be one of the most important tools on your boat. But sometimes they need a little attention. Let us tell you what to do and when. Click here for the article. ▶

BONUS: Our first look at the Tiara Q44.

Friday, September 11, 2015 — The Monte Carlo 6 Will Turn Your Head

Monte Carlo 6

The MC6 is a yacht that grabs your attention. And it’s not just that striking hull color that does it. The boat just draws you in—there’s no other way to explain it. And it’s not a bad thing. See what we’re talking about here. ▶

Thursday, September 10, 2015 — Tested: Austin Parker 64 Fly S

Austin Parker 64 Fly S

The Austin Parker 64 Fly S may not sound it by name, but this is an Italian design through and through. And the company is reintroducing itself in America in the coming months, so you’ll want to know what’s going on. Check out our test of its latest motoryacht here. ▶

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 — Where Are You Going?

iPad navigation

It’s possible to navigate a boat using only a tablet and apps. But does that mean that’s how you should navigate? Click here to see what we found out. ▶

BONUS: On The Water ICW ChartGuides

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 — Sea Monster

Sea Blade 35

Thanks to a hull design that you won’t see many other places, the Sea Blade 35 from New England Boatworks in conjunction with Navatek can handle rough seas and heady speeds. Read more about her here. ▶

Bonus: See video of the Sea Blade 35

Friday, September 4, 2015 — Aleutian Adventure

Alaskan vista

For our October Cruising Issue we cruised the Bering Sea aboard a Fleming 65. Have a sneak peak at our adventure with these exclusive photos from the trip. ▶

Thursday, September 3, 2015 — Clean Your Room!

Engine room cleaners

A clean and tidy engine room is a sign of a serious boater. For ways to keep your ER spic and span, click here. ▶

BONUS: Cruising with Capt. Creel: Big Box vs. Big Water ▶

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 — Rock the Boat


Michael Peters is one of the most versatile yacht designers of our time (as well as being a Power & Motoryacht columnist), however there’s one type of boat he refuses to design on principle. Find out which one by clicking here. ▶

BONUS: Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr. shares a tale about staying safe. ▶

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 — Tested: Oceanic 90 STS Expedition Yacht

Oceanic 90 STS Expedition Yacht

The Oceanic 90 mixes onboard luxury with the soul of an adventurer admirably well. See what we mean by clicking here. ▶

BONUS: Giving Erika the Eye in the BVI▶

Monday, August 31, 2015 — Down Under Wonder

Maritimo M65

The Maritimo M65 was designed to withstand the rugged marine environs surrounding her Australian home. But those excellent seakeeping qualities should pay off wherever she may roam. See what we mean here. ▶

BONUS: Happy Times Courtesy of HMY

Friday, August 28, 2015 — Prettiest Boats of All Time

Maritimo M65

After weeks of fierce debate, the editors finally agreed (kind of) on a list of the 25 prettiest boats of all time. Here are just some that made our list. ▶

Thursday, August 27, 2015 — Tested: Azimut 50

Azimut 50

With a smooth ride and Italian style in spades, the Azimut 50 is sure to be a very popular model. See how our full test of her went by clicking here. ▶

BONUS: Furuno NavNet TZ Touch 2, First Impressions on the Water

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 — Arneson Drive

Arneson jet drives

When it comes to speed and durability it’s still hard to top the Arneson drive. Find out why that is by reading this. ▶

BONUS: Sometimes you don’t have to go down with the ship.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 — The World’s Largest Yachts

megayacht Azzam

You’ve waited for it all year, and now here it is—our 2015 listing of the World’s 100 Largest Yachts. Check out the biggest, most expensive, most glamorous pleasure boats in the world by clicking here. ▶

Monday, August 24, 2015 — The Greening of Gizmo


Gizmo is one of the highest-tech boats of her class to be certain, but can she be more than that? Could we get her to be ecologically sound too? Click here to find out. ▶

Friday, August 21, 2015 — Searching High and Low

Carver 50

Creating designs that meet the needs of boaters is the goal, and the boatbuilders at Carver and Marquis are using all the resources at their disposal—including a vast network of dealers who meet clients and customers on a daily basis. Read what they learned at a recent brainstorming session here. ▶

Thursday, August 20, 2015 — Tricks of the Varnish Trade


Our expert put together 10 tips to help you achieve brilliant brightwork on your boat quickly and easily. Get a jump on your brushwork here. ▶

BONUS PMY on Location: Kevin Koenig's dispatch from Sweden

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 — Tested: Bavaria 420 Coupe

Bavaria Virtess 420 Coupe

German boatbuilder Bavaria Yachts has quite a following in Europe. And with three staterooms in a boat under 45 feet LOA, it’s not hard to understand why. See what the company is bringing to the U.S here. ▶

BONUS: Trending at Carver/Marquis

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 — Spotlight: Used Boats to Think About

Used boats

Are you in the market? We found some used boats that may be worth a closer look for boaters of every stripe—one may catch your eye even if you aren’t actively looking. Start your research here. ▶

Monday, August 17, 2015 — Safety First

Friday, August 14, 2015 — Get Comfortable

Fleming 65 salon

Ask anyone who spends any amount of time on a boat, onboard comfort goes a long way. Find out how to make your boat even more appealing to passengers by clicking here. ▶

Thursday, August 13, 2015 — Earn Your Stripes

Striper 270 CC

The Striper 270 CC is a rugged little center console that can fish… and fly. Read more here. ▶

BONUS: U.S. Coast Guard mobile, a good app with a compelling back story

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 — Tested: Jarrett Bay 43 HTX

Jarrett Bay 43 HTX

With a sporty ride, serious fishing amenities, and onboard attention to detail that will impress, the Jarrett Bay 43 HTX is a boat you need to know about. Read all about her here. ▶

VIDEO BONUS: Join Senior Editor Kevin Koenig as he tests the Jarrett Bay 43 HTX. ▶

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 — Why Knot?


Linesmanship is an important part of boating, but not everyone is quite as skilled at it as they think. Think you’re an expert? Then take our quiz and prove it. ▶

Behold the 39-foot trawler Bliss...

Monday, August 10, 2015 — Head Down East

Cruising in Maine

Maine can sometimes be forgotten as a superb cruising destination. Let us show you why you should always keep it in mind. Click here to find out more. ▶

The Rebirth of Bertram

Friday, August 7, 2015 — Wider 32

Wider 32

The Wider 32 is a glamorous dayboat for the serious boater. And she’s got lines and features that you just gotta see. Click here to see what we mean. ▶

Thursday, August 6, 2015 — Brand Loyalty

motor oil

A lot of guys will tell you that you need to buy your oil and filters from the same company that built your engine. But do they know what they’re talking about? Find out here. ▶

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 — Tested: MarineMax Aquila 44

Aquila 44

We tested two almost identical MarineMax Aquila 44s. The only difference was that one had bulbous bows and the other did not. Which do you think performed better? Click here to see. ▶

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 — Back to Vietnam

Capt. Bill Pike in Vietnam

When a Vietnam War vet headed back to Southeast Asia about a year ago in search of a river-patrol boat, he knew what he was looking for, but he didn’t know what he would find. Read about his journey here. ▶

Monday, August 3, 2015 — Prestige 750

Prestige 750

The Prestige 750 is a sleek, luxurious motoryacht that would catch anyone’s eye. Get a good look at her here. ▶

Friday, July 31, 2015 — Run Forest Run

Classic Prowler yacht

Forest E. Johnson led a life of passion and adventure. And he also built a few all-time classic boats along the way. Read his story here. ▶

Thursday, July 30, 2015 — Tested: Hatteras GT70

Hatteras GT70

Hatteras’s latest entry into the world of high-end convertibles is the GT70, and she doesn’t disappoint. With all the amenities you could think of, plus a fast, seakindly ride, this boat’s worth having a look at. Click here for more. ▶

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 — Win 3 Nights in the Bahamas Just for Sharing Your Boating Photos

Boating Fest

Step 1: Admire a sampling of the beautiful shots we have collected so far.  ▶ Step 2) Email your boating photos to inbox@pmymag.com Step 3) Be automatically entered to win a trip to the Bahamas.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 — Dyna 60

Dyna 60

The Dyna 60 is a fun, spacious, and seaworthy cruiser that’s just about right for any boater looking to step up his game. See more of her here. ▶

Monday, July 27, 2015 — Building Dreams

Siren Song

Just because a man was successful in a previous field of business doesn’t mean that he’ll be able to conquer the boat industry. But he’s probably going to have to learn that the hard way. Click here to learn why that is. ▶

Friday, July 24, 2015 — Catalina Catastrophe: Part II

Beached trawlers

When a deadly storm slammed into Catalina Island, no one was prepared. Find out how everyone fared as they pick up the pieces, and read the rest of the tale here. ▶

Thursday, July 23, 2015 — Step up to the Mic

VHF setups

VHF second-station mics let you hold a lot of power in the palm of your hand—but you have to set them up correctly to get the most out of them. Click here to learn more. ▶

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 — Tested: Jupiter 41

Jupiter 41

The Jupiter 41 is a fishy, sporty, do-it-all boat that should please lots of different people for lots of different reasons. Find out why by clicking here. ▶

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 — Grand Banks 55 Aleutian RP

Grand Banks 55 Aleutian RP

For long-range cruising and onboard livability it’s hard to top the Grand Banks 55 Aleutian RP. See why by having a closer look at all her details here. ▶

Monday, July 20, 2015 — Keep It Down!

Engine room

A quiet boat is a beautiful thing. But attaining that goal can be expensive. Let us show you the best way to do it on the cheap. Click here for more. ▶

Friday, July 17, 2015 — Marina Confidential


Think working at a marina is all fun and games? Think again. Read along as seasoned dockmasters talk about some of the things they’ve seen go down. Click here for the full story. ▶

Thursday, July 16, 2015 — Tested: Benetti 108

Benetti 108 Tradition Supreme

The Benetti 108 is a big, beautiful yacht with all the sophistication and design detail you’ve come to expect from Benetti. Read our full test of her here. ▶

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 — How Grand Banks Are Built

Grand Banks Factory

Nothing improves your knowledge of boatbuilding better than a factory tour. And if you can’t visit the Grand Banks factory in Malaysia, we’ve got the next best thing. Check out our tour of the factory here. ▶

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 — What’s the brokerage market like for a Pacific Mariner 65?

Pacific Mariner 65

We spoke to three brokers who had listings for the Pacific Mariner 65. They gave us the skinny on what the boats do well, and what you’ll want to keep an eye on while you’re shopping. Read what they had to say here. ▶

Monday, July 13, 2015 — Catalina Catastrophe


When a major storm rolled through Catalina Island, the damage was more than anyone could have predicted. Read part one of a story you won’t soon forget by clicking here. ▶

Friday, July 10, 2015 — Don’t Get Rusty

Metal on a boat

The marine environment can be a tough place for metal. Rust and wear are pretty much par for the course. But there are ways to keep your onboard metal in good shape. Read about them here. ▶

Thursday, July 9, 2015 — Tested: Sea Ray L650

Sea Ray L650

With its new L650 model, Sea Ray is breaking into the realm of true yachts. She’s got a level of detail and luxury that may surprise you. Learn more by clicking here. ▶

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 — The Power & Motoryacht Boatfest


This July 12th we’re urging all of our readers to take advantage of their boat, go out on the water, and send us pictures of what happens. It’s a great day for boating, and even better, if you send us in a really great picture, we may just send you on a trip to the Abacos. Click here for more info. ▶

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 — Get Ventilated

Engine room fan

Just like you, your engine room needs air to survive. See what we mean by that by clicking here. ▶

Monday, July 6, 2015 — New Boats, Cold Beer, and Bimini.

HMY rendezvous

Dozens of new yachts descended upon the Bahamian island of Bimini for HMY’s first-ever rendezvous. See how much fun they had by clicking here. ▶

Friday, July 3, 2015 — Tested: Ocean Alexander 100

Ocean Alexander 100

Ocean Alexander is known for building boats that are equal parts elegance and seaworthiness. Would its new 100 keep up the tradition? Find out by clicking here. ▶

Thursday, July 2, 2015 — Electronics Overload

Marine Electronics

Marine electronics keep getting better and better, click here to find out exactly why that is.  ▶

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 — Gizmo Goes North

Ben Ellison on Gizmo

Gizmo may be one of the most technology advanced pleasure boats in the world, but none of that makes any difference if you don’t know how to properly use her equipment. Learn a few lessons about how her electronics work, and how you might be able to apply those lessons to your own boat. Click here for the story. ▶

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 — Superyacht Tuesday


We’re just putting the finishing touches on our list of the World’s 100 Largest Yachts and we thought we’d give you a sneak peek at our list. Don’t get too excited, since you’ll have to wait for the August issue to see the whole thing. Take a look back, and get a glimpse of what’s coming in the next issue here. ▶

Monday, June 29, 2015 — The Tao of Tuna

Bluefin tuna

Tuna are the favorite quarry of lots of fishermen, and for good reason. Read along as one angler shares his fondest memories from a life chasing bluefin. Click here for the whole story. ▶

BONUS: First Look: Sunseeker Predator 57

Friday, June 26, 2015 — Tested: Prestige 420

Prestige 420

The 420 flying-bridge motoryacht is Prestige’s entry-level boat in its motoryacht line and because of that she packs a whole lot of punch. Click here to see what we mean. ▶

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — Gallery: Numarine 70 Flybridge

Numarine 70 Flybridge

You need to see some of the features onboard the elegant Numarine 70 Flybridge to believe them. Have a look here. ▶

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 — Gallery: Austin Parker 64 Fly S

Austin Parker 64 Fly S

The Austin Parker 64 Fly S is a very pretty boat. But don’t let her looks fool you, she can do a whole lot more than simply wow the crowd. See for yourself by clicking here. ▶

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — Tested: Azimut 77S

Azimut 77S

The Azimut 77S is luxurious and fun to drive, but it’s her engine configuration that might interest you the most. See why by clicking here. ▶

Monday, June 22, 2015 — On the Hook


Anchoring may seem like a very basic thing, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to get better at it. Learn some expert techniques by clicking here. ▶

Friday, June 19, 2015 — Fathers and Fins

Shark fishing

When C.J. Chivers' two young sons begged him to take them sharking he had no idea what he was in for. Find out what made a father so proud by reading this for Father's Day. ▶

Thursday, June 18, 2015 — Art and So Much More

Fresnel Hydrofoil Trimaran

Like the work of a great artist, boats can capture our imagination. But they can also get you from A to B, safely across the water. See what yacht designer Michael Peters thinks of this art form and where it's headed. ▶

BONUS: Our first look at the Scout 420 LXF. ▶

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 — Tested: Huckins 45 Sportfisherman

Huckins 45 Sportfisherman

The Huckins 45 Sportfisherman is as evolutionary as she is nostalgic. See what we mean by clicking here. ▶

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 — What’s the Brokerage Market Like for a Hatteras 70 Motoryacht?

Hatteras 70 Motoryacht

We spoke to three brokers who had listings for the Hatteras 70 Motoryacht. They gave us the skinny on what the boats do well, and what you’ll want to keep an eye on while you’re shopping. Read what they had to say here. ▶

Monday, June 15, 2015 — Look Closely at the Oceanic 90

Oceanic 90 Expedition Yacht

If you’re looking for a yacht with serious long-range credentials but also lots of onboard luxury, look no further than the Oceanic 90. Check her out here. ▶

Friday, June 12, 2015 — Chart Topper

Electronic Charts

Sure, electronic charts and cartography technology are great in theory, but just how reliable are they? We investigated—click here for what we found. ▶

Thursday, June 11, 2015 — Have a Closer Look at the Azimut 50

Azimut 50

The Azimut 50 is a sporty motoryacht that’s as fun to drive as she is pretty to look at. See more details of her here. ▶

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 — Tested: Sanlorenzo SL96

Sanlorenzo SL96

With immense attention paid to her details, the Sanlorenzo SL96 is a thoughtfully designed boat that offers more than you could imagine. Read more about her here. ▶

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — Gizmo’s Glory


With every single electronic gadget and system you could think of, Gizmo is like no other boat you’ve ever seen. Ride along with her as she cruises up the east coast by clicking here. ▶

Monday, June 8, 2015 — Bones with Bob

Fishing with Bob Knight

Bob Knight is as legendary for his fiery personality as he is for his three NCAA tournament championships while coaching at Indiana. But flyfishing seems to relax him, or so we were told. Read this in-depth profile to find out if that’s the truth. ▶

Friday, June 5, 2015 — Father Knows Best

Father's Day Gift Guide

Still need to grab a gift for dad for Father’s Day? Have no fear, we’ve got you covered. Click here for a handy Father’s Day gift guide for boaters. ▶

Thursday, June 4, 2015 — Take Command

Electronics install

You may owe it to yourself to see what's new in helm electronics. A good installer can guide you through the process. See your next steps here. ▶

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 — Tested: Palm Beach 52

Palm Beach 52

The Palm Beach 52 offers an exceptionally smooth ride and excellent attention to detail. Check out what happened when we cruised her down through the Carolina Lowcountry. Click here for the story. ▶

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — Heavy Lifting

Boat crane

Tenders make boating all the more fun. But getting small boats in and out of the water can be a hassle if your davit doesn't work well. Find tips to help you maintain your davits or crane here. ▶

BONUS: First Look: Mangusta 165E ▶

Monday, June 1, 2015 — Gallery: Bavaria 420 Coupe

Bavaria 420 Coupe

The Bavaria 420 Coupe is a versatile, sporty vessel with high levels of fit and finish. See more of her here. ▶

Friday, May 29, 2015 — Be Your Own Weather Forecaster


While many boaters rely on a weather forecasts generated thousands of miles away, all the information you need to make good decisions may be right outside your window. Here's how to make the most of it. ▶

Thursday, May 28, 2015 — Tested: Viking 75 Motor Yacht

Viking 75 Motor Yacht

The Viking 75 Motor Yacht is a true cruiser, but she has the same soul as her fish-hearty sisters. See what we mean by clicking here. ▶

BONUS: Finding My Confidence (Again) ▶

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — Running Smooth

Marine engine

Maintaining boat engines isn’t rocket science, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Let us show you how to do it the right way. Read here for more. ▶

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — Chris-Craft Launch 36

Chris-Craft Launch 36

The Chris-Craft Launch 36 is a pretty, versatile boat that was built to have fun. Don’t believe us? See for yourself, here. ▶

Friday, May 22, 2015 — Tested: True North 34

True North 34

When we tested the True North 34 we found out that sometimes the more things change, the more things stay the same. And with this boat, that’s for the best. See what we mean by clicking here. ▶

Thursday, May 21, 2015 — When Things Go Sideways

Side-scanning sonar

Sometimes a new technology comes along that you didn’t even realize you needed in your life. Side-scanning sonar is one of them. Read more about it here. ▶

BONUS: First Look—Marlow 49E ▶

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 — Into the Danger Zone

Outerlimits SV43

When the guys at Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats set their sights on a new V-bottom kilometer speed record they knew it’d be a big commitment. They just didn’t know how big. See the full story here. ▶

VIDEO BONUS: See the actual Outerlimits record run. ▶

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 — Gallery: Brokerage Boats

Brokerage Boats

If you’re in the market for a lightly used boat, then you’ve got to take a good look at some of the ones we’ve collected in this gallery. You never know, your next boat might be one click away. See them here. ▶

Monday, May 18, 2015 — Gallery: Benetti 108 Tradition Supreme

Benetti  108 Tradition Supreme

Some things you just have to see for yourself—like this Benetti 108 Tradition Supreme for example. She has style for days, not to mention incredible attention to detail. Have a closer look here. ▶

Friday, May 15, 2015 — Spring Forward

spring cleaning

Now is the time to give your boat a good spring cleaning. We compiled some of the best tricks and tips to make sure you do it right. Read about it here. ▶

Thursday, May 14, 2015 — Tested: Tiara 44 Coupe

Tiara 44 Coupe

Tiara has always built well designed, do-it-all vessels. But with its new Tiara 44 Coupe, it may have really outdone itself. Read how, here. ▶

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 — Mid-Summer Boating Fest

Mid-Summer Boating Fest

Going out on a boat isn’t a true cure all, but it’s pretty darn close. Join us on July 12th and get out on the water for our Mid-Summer Boating Fest. It should be an event to remember, with the added bonus that your Boating Fest story might just win you a trip to the Bahamas. Get the details here. ▶

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 — Gallery: Jarrett Bay 43 HTX

Jarrett Bay 43 HTX

With the fit and finish of a megayacht but the fishing capabilities of a tournament boat, the Jarrett Bay 43 HTX is a boat you need to know about. Check her out in all her glory here. ▶

BONUS: NMEA okays Signal K, a milestone in marine electronics?

Monday, May 11, 2015 — Star Wars

Galileo FOC satellite

Your boat may be about to benefit from a worldwide competition to provide the best satellite navigation signals. Read all about it here. ▶

Friday, May 8, 2015 — Tested: Sunseeker 86 Yacht

Sunseeker 86 Yacht

This new 86 Yacht from Sunseeker may not be what you’re expecting from the traditionally sporty builder. But that’s certainly not a bad thing. See what we mean by clicking here. ▶

Thursday, May 7, 2015 — Sneak a Peek at the Hatteras GT70

Hatteras GT70

With the new GT70, Hatteras Yachts grows its sportfish line—and may regalvanize its legend along the way. Have a close-up and personal look at her here. ▶

BONUS: How Simrad Halo works, 12 radars in one! ▶

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 — Gallery: Jupiter 41 Sport Bridge

Jupiter 41 Sport Bridge

With low-profile lines and a burly outboard engine package the Jupiter 41 Sport Bridge certainly cuts a striking figure. See for yourself in our gallery. ▶

BONUS VIDEO: Feadship Savannah Launch ▶

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 — It’s Electric

Torqeedo Twin engines

How well do you know Torqeedo, an innovator in the world of electric propulsion for boats? You'll know more after you read this. Click here for the full article. ▶

Monday, May 4, 2015 — A Wind Event

Tender on a river

When one reader took his Nordhavn to the famously harsh Bute Inlet in British Columbia, he wasn’t quite sure what he was in for. It turns out he was in for an adventure. Get the whole story here. ▶

Friday, May 1, 2015 — A New Spin on Radar

Simrad Halo

With the introduction of Simrad's open-array Halo radar, boaters get solid-state technology combined with a smart user interface. See what's on the radar horizon here. ▶

Thursday, April 30, 2015 — Tested: Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht

Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht

The 6000 Sport Yacht from Riviera shows how well things can work out when you apply sound design to a great initial idea. Read the full test here. ▶

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 — Staying Anchored

Santa Catalina’s Little Harbor

Setting your anchor in the right spot can save you a whole lot of misery. Our columnist Michael Peters found that out the hard way. Read his story here. ▶

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 — Gallery: Kadey-Krogen 55 Expedition

Kadey-Krogen 55 Expedition

The Kadey-Krogen 55 Expedition is a solidly built, seaworthy, long-range cruiser that can take you anywhere you want to go. It's no wonder she's so popular. Climb aboard with us on her initial journey from Stuart, Florida, to Coinjock, North Carolina, and get a feel for what she can do. See the pics here. ▶

Monday, April 27, 2015 — Engine Savvy

Boat engines

Our expert walks you through seven of the newest, coolest, and best marine-propulsion systems that the industry has to offer. This is a must-read for any hardcore gearhead. Click here for the whole story. ▶

Friday, April 24, 2015 — Tested: Sealine F380

Sealine F380

With solid construction and sporty performance the Sealine F380 does the reinvigorated builder proud. Read the full test here. ▶

Thursday, April 23, 2015 — First Look: Azimut 77S

Azimut 77S

The Azimut 77S is a surprisingly sporty boat, and one that's as pretty as she is fun to drive. Get a closer look at this Italian beauty by clicking here. ▶

BONUS: The Superyacht of Tomorrow ▶

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 — Gallery: Take a virtual walk through of Sea Ray's new L650.

Sea Ray L650

With its new L Class Sea Ray is blazing a trail into the true yacht market. And the enticing L650 is leading the way. Click here to see what we mean. ▶

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 — Separating the Men from the Boys


Your fuel-water separator may not be the most glamorous thing on your boat, but it could be one of the most important. Check out our guide to how to best take care of your system by clicking here. ▶

Monday, April 20, 2015 — Fuel Up

gas pump

Fuel is a necessity, there’s no arguing that. But if you’ve noticed that lately it’s a little bit less expensive than it used to be, then you’re on the right track. Click here for more info. ▶

Friday, April 17, 2015 — Tested: Horizon Powercat PC52

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 begs to change your mind. Read the full test here. ▶

Thursday, April 16, 2015 — Always Be Prepared

Checking boat engine

It turns out the Boy Scouts were right, preparation is key, particularly when you're boating. To find out some things you should be doing on dry land to maximize your time on the water, click here. ▶

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 — A Viking Life

A classic Viking yacht

When brothers Bill and Bob Healey started Viking Yachts, they had no idea they’d end up becoming one of the most successful boatbuilders in the world. But it turns out it’s the other successes in their lives that have defined them. Read why the pair recently won AIM’s Lifetime Achievement Award, here. ▶

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 — What's the Brokerage Market for Cheoy Lee Motoryachts?

Cheoy Lee 66 LRC

We spoke to a couple of brokers who had Cheoy Lee motoryachts listed online. They gave us the skinny on what the boats do well, and what you’ll want to keep an eye on while you’re shopping. Read what they had to say here. ▶

Monday, April 13, 2015 — First Look: Wajer 38 Osprey

Osprey 38

With pretty lines and sporty performance attributes, the Wajer 38 Osprey is a vessel any boater can love. Learn more about this beauty by clicking here. ▶

Friday, April 10, 2015 — Tested: Offshore 87

Offshore 87

Check out our test of the Offshore 87 and you might just learn something new about this long-range cruiser—and what you want your next boat to be like. Get the full article here. ▶

Thursday, April 9, 2015 — Crafted in Southeast Asia

boatbuilding in Vietnam

We sent Capt. Bill Pike to Vietnam to take a look at a boatbuilding operation there that you’ll need to see to believe. Click here for the full story. ▶

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 — Gallery: Prestige 420

Prestige 420

With impressively efficient use of onboard space and a seaworthy hull, the Prestige 420 is a boat you’ll want to see. Trust us on that one. Click here to get a better look. ▶

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 — A Tradition Unlike Any Other

The Masters trophy

When the legendary John Rybovich put together the first International Masters Angling Tournament in 1963 (AKA The Masters) the fishing world had no idea what it was in for. These days though, the tournament is known as perhaps the preeminent fishing competition in the world, for good reason. Read more about it here. ▶

Monday, April 6, 2015 — Rising Sun

Solar power

Solar power has been around for a long time, but in recent years advancements have been made that make it more practical and efficient for use on your boat. Still skeptical? You shouldn’t be. Read more here. ▶

Friday, April 3, 2015 — Tested: Absolute 60 Fly

Absolute 60 Fly

With sporty top-end speeds and a surprising amount of interior space, the Absolute 60 Fly is a versatile and stylish cruiser. Read more about her here. ▶

Thursday, April 2, 2015 — Gallery: Ocean Alexander 100

Ocean Alexander 100

Whether you want to charter her or take her on an extended cruise yourself, the Ocean Alexander has every single thing you could want, and probably even a bit more than that. Click here to see what we mean. ▶

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — First Look: Invictus 280 GT

Invictus 280 GT

Our writer went so far as to compare the Invictus 280 GT to a Staffordshire bull terrier. Find out what he saw in this Volvo Penta-powered beauty that made him feel that way, by clicking here. ▶

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — Instant Mechanic

Boat mechanic

Our expert walks you through ten easy, but important, tips that will help you keep your boat running smoothly. Click here for the full story. ▶

Monday, March 30, 2015 — Gallery: Huckins 45 Sportfisherman

Huckins 45 Sportfisherman

If you don’t like the looks of the new Huckins 45 Sportfisherman, then we just can’t help you. Check out some pics of this retro beauty here. ▶

Friday, March 27, 2015 — Tested: Pershing 70

Pershing 70

You already know that a Pershing 70 is going to be a showstopper. But what you might not realize is that this boat is as smart as she is pretty. See what we mean here. ▶

Thursday, March 26, 2015 — Timeline Time!

Power & Motoryacht covers

Maybe you didn't realize it, but Power & Motoryacht just turned 30 years old. Time flies when you're having fun, we guess. Click here to see a timeline of some of our highlights, not to mention a few other things that will jog a memory or two. ▶

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 — First Look: Lagoon 630 Motor Yacht

Lagoon 630 Motor Yacht

Holy deckspace, Batman! With an LOA of nearly 64 feet and a beam of nearly 33, the Lagoon 630 Motor Yacht will give you and as many guests as you want all the room in the world. But it’s this cat’s seakeeping ability that may really win you over. Check her out here. ▶

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 — Gallery: Palm Beach 52

Palm Beach 52

The Palm Beach 52 is a highly customized, seaworthy build. She’s a boater’s boat to be sure. But she’s also very, very pretty. Don’t believe us? Have a look for yourself. ▶

Monday, March 23, 2015 — Museum Mania

Mystic Seaport

Any serious boater will get a kick out of all the insight and wisdom at these maritime museums, located throughout the United States. Read all about them here. ▶

Saturday, March 21, 2015 — Reading the Clouds


Looking at the sky can give you a wealth of information about how conditions are changing. Understanding what clouds you're looking at, and why, will help you avoid adverse conditions. Check out all the types of clouds you may see offshore here. ▶

Friday, March 20, 2015 — Tested: Monte Carlo MC4

Monte Carlo MC4

With a shippy profile, some eye-catching onboard details, and a sprawling flying bridge, the MC4 from Monte Carlo is a real showstopper. Make up your own mind after reading our test here. ▶

Thursday, March 19, 2015 — First Look: Numarine 70 Flybridge

Numarine 70 Flybridge

Numarine’s latest project is the 70 Flybridge and she’s a new boat you want to know about. Trust us on this one. Click here to see why. ▶

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 — Clearing the Way

Simrad’s ForwardScan forward-looking sonar

The best way to keep your hull from getting dinged—or worse—is to simply avoid obstructions. But that’s not always as easy as it sounds. Click here to find out some ways electronics are making your path a bit clearer. ▶

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 — April Showers?

Power & Motoryacht April 2015 cover

Our April  issue is a real doozy, and one that’s essential for any serious boater. Learn why that is by clicking here. ▶

Monday, March 16, 2015 — Out with the New

outboard engines

It seems like more and more these days, big, burly outboards are becoming the standard. Click here to find out why our expert thinks that is. ▶

Friday, March 13, 2015 — Tested: Outer Reef 860

Outer Reef 860

You’ve always known Outer Reef for building seaworthy, long-range vessels that get you wherever you want to go safely. But maybe you didn’t know the lengths to which the builder will go to customize its boats. Click here to find out more. ▶

Thursday, March 12, 2015 — Gallery: Azimut 77S

Azimut 77S

With onboard luxury and sporty performance—not to mention an unusual propulsion package—the Azimut 77S is a boat you need to see. Check out some great shots of her here. ▶

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 — Final Exam

Caterpillar C8.7

Our engine expert put together a test to see how much you really know about your propulsion system. Gentleman, start your pencils. Click here to find out how much you know. ▶

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 — Tech Forward

Modern Boatbuilding Technology

Computer-controlled, fully automated boat factories aren’t the stuff of science fiction anymore. Learn how some builders are incorporating modern technology to change the boatbuilding game … maybe forever. Click here to read more. ▶

Monday, March 9, 2015 — Gallery: Viking 75 Motor Yacht

Viking 75 Motor Yacht

The Viking 75 Motor Yacht is as seaworthy as she is laden with amenities. No surprise, coming from Viking. Check her out, here. ▶

Bonus: Numarine dares to explore ▶

Friday, March 6, 2015 — Tested: Rodman Muse 44

Rodman Muse 44

The Rodman Muse 44 is the kind of versatile, sporty cruiser that tends to earn herself a lot of fans. See what we mean by clicking here. ▶

Thursday, March 5, 2015 — Video: Full Speed Ahead

Outerlimits Offshore Powerboat

When the guys at Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats decided they wanted to set a new V-bottom kilometer speed record, they weren’t fooling around. Click here to see a behind-the-scenes video that shows exactly how they went about achieving their goal. ▶

Bonus: Get a new point of view with the Hydra 720.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 — End Game

Jim Lambert

For one angler, a passion for boating helped sustain him after a deadly diagnosis. In the end it wasn’t enough to save him, but what he left behind was priceless. Read the full story here. ▶

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 — First Look: New Boats Notebook

New boats

We bet you haven’t seen some of these boats yet. Check out the very latest projects from Cranchi, Jarrett Bay, Horizon, and many more. Click here for more. ▶

Monday, March 2, 2015 — Gallery: Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht

Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht

The Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht is a versatile, seaworthy cruiser that hails from Down Under. She’s also got some lines that are easy on the eyes. Don’t believe us? Have a look, here. ▶

Friday, February 27, 2015 — Tested: Back Cove 41

Back Cove 41

When Capt. Bill Pike stepped aboard the Back Cove 41 he was expecting a traditional Downeast vessel. But in terms of technology and advanced construction techniques, he found out there’s a whole lot more going on here than meets the eye. See what we mean, here. ▶

Thursday, February 26, 2015 — Gallery: Tiara 44 Coupe

Tiara 44 Coupe

The versatile, tech-forward Tiara 44 Coupe is one boat you’ll want to get a better look at. Get a better view at how Tiara is fulfilling the promise of her design here. ▶

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 — How It All Began

PMY Cover shoot circa 1985

Way back in 1985, Power & Motoryacht was just another start-up boating magazine. That is until one infamous article by Tom Fexas put us on the map for good. Read the inside story on how we made our bones, here. ▶

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 — Out of the Fog

AIS 101

You know that AIS helps you avoid collisions, but you may be surprised at exactly how it works. Click here to find out more. ▶

Monday, February 23, 2015 — First Look: Arcadia 85

Arcadia 85

Arcadia is doing some interesting things on the design front. Don’t believe us? Then take a look at its new 85, here. ▶

Friday, February 20, 2015 — Tested: Ocean Makaira 64

Ocean Makaira 64

The Makaira 64 from Ocean Yachts was a long time in coming, and signaled the company's entrée into the high-end sportfishing market. But does she live up to her builder's lofty expections? Find out by reading about our test here. ▶

Thursday, February 19, 2015 — Video: Miami Cruising

Boat Show on Collins Ave 2015 - photo by John V. Turner

For boaters there is so much to see down in Miami in February, and perhaps the highlight of it all is the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, wherein boats of all shapes and sizes line glitzy Collins Avenue for all the world to see. And that includes you, even if you couldn’t make it to Miami this year. See our video, here. ▶

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 — Gallery: Miami Boat Show

Mangusta 165E Moonraker photo by John V. Turner

If you weren’t able to escape the ice and snow and make it to the Miami boat show this year, take heart, because we took pictures. Check out a gallery of the things we saw at the show, here. ▶

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 — What’s the brokerage market like for Tollycrafts?


We spoke to three brokers who had listings for the Tollycraft 44 CPMY. They gave us the inside scoop on what the boats do well, and what you’ll want to keep an eye on while you’re shopping. Read what they had to say here. ▶

Monday, February 16, 2015 — Bad Designs

Hull stability

Did our columnist just refer to some boat designs as “butt-ugly junkyard dogs; the kind you wouldn’t want around your family?” Yes, yes he did. To read his argument for leaving naval architecture to the experts, click here. ▶

VIDEO BONUS: 5300 Suenos Unveiling at the Miami International Boat Show ▶

Friday, February 13, 2015 — Gallery: Welcome to Miami

Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami Beach - photos by John V Turner

The weather’s wonderful down in sunny Miami and so are the boats. Our editors have been walking the docks and crawling all over the newest, the hottest, and the coolest boats at the shows. Have a look at what we’re seeing by clicking here. ▶

Thursday, February 12, 2015 — Live from Miami!

PMY editors

(Almost) live from the docks on Collins Ave., the editors discuss some of the things they’re looking forward to seeing at this year's Miami boat shows. Click here to see the video. ▶

BONUS: Electronics coverage from Miami ▶

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — The Show Before the Show

Boat Show workers

These 10 photos prove that it sweat and sawdust to build the foundation for the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show. Check them out here. ▶

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — First Look: Wider 32

Wider 32

With some of the more notable lines we’ve seen on a boat in a while, and a multitude of customization options, the Wider 32 is quite an eye-catching boat to be sure. Get an early look at her here. ▶

Monday, February 9, 2015 — Crystal Ball

Future boat

With new and exciting boat designs coming out at such a rapid pace, it’s hard not to wonder where this is all going. That’s why we did a deep-dive investigation on where boat design is headed, and took some stabs at what boats will look like in the future. Read here for more. ▶

Friday, February 6, 2015 — Oh My, Miami

Miami 2015 Special

The Miami International Boat Show and the Yacht & Brokerage Show is nothing short of a spectacle. And it’s easy to get lost among all the glitz, glamor, and oh yeah, boats. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with our Miami 2015 Special. It’s got everything from which new boats to see, to where to eat, to how to end your night in style. Click here to learn more. ▶

Thursday, February 5, 2015 — High-Tech Highball

robotic bartender

Don't have time to mix the perfect cocktail for your guests when you're busy weighing anchor, plotting a course, and driving the boat? The robotic bartender from Makr Shakr may let them fend for themselves. See what we mean here. ▶

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — Gallery: It’s Showtime!

Show Boats

The Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami Beach and the Miami International Boat Show are two of the most exciting boat shows in the world. We put together a gallery of some interesting boats that show exactly why that is. Click here to see them. ▶

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 — What the Hull?

Hull vane

Once banned from the America’s Cup for providing “an unfair advantage,” a Hull Vane was affixed to the newest launch from Heesen Yachts to provide enhanced efficiency. Learn more about its unbelievable results by clicking here. ▶

Monday, February 2, 2015 — Seeking It All

Sunseeker Manhattan 65

The Manhattan 65 from Sunseeker is a bit of a rarity in that she’s as solidly built and seaworthy as she is sleek and glamorous. Get a better idea of what we mean, by clicking here. ▶

Friday, January 30, 2015 — Talking Docks

Top Marinas

We asked our readers to help us choose the best marinas to visit up and down the coasts. To see why these facilities made our list, have a look here. ▶

Thursday, January 29, 2015 — A Real Lifesaver

Coast Guard

When a fishing companion had a cardiac episode 90 miles offshore, the captain needed to act fast and decisively to save his life. Read what happened next, here. ▶

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 — Look Out Below!

Engine room inspection

Engine rooms can be hot, loud, and occasionally dangerous places to do maintenance work. There’s a multitude of concerns to think about when you enter that space. Find out how to stay safe, by clicking here. ▶

BONUS: What Makes a Good Engine Room?

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 — First Look: Magnum 51 Bestia

Magnum 51 Bestia

If you missed this one at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show, you may need to hunt her up at the upcoming shows in Miami. Because she has to be seen in person to be believed. Check out the latest Magnum here. ▶

Monday, January 26, 2015 — If It Ain't Broker…

MV Adele

Boat transactions can be very…complex. When Michael Peters went to buy a boat, he found out about the many facets of buying a boat. And discovered the services that brokers really provide. Check out what he had to say here. ▶

BONUS: Digigone DigiMed telemedicine kits & more Pittman Innovation Award winners

Friday, January 23, 2015 — Tested: Weaver 80

Weaver 80

When we tested the Weaver 80 off Palm Beach we were promised some pretty impressive running numbers, and we weren't disappointed. We were pretty pleased with her commanding lines, superb fit and finish, and excellent fishability too. Read here for more. ▶

Thursday, January 22, 2015 — Book Excerpt: Finding Mañana by Mirta Ojito

Illustration by Elizabeth Rosen

Going to sea has changed most boaters' lives for the better. But imagine if you and your boat could improve the lives of others—and maybe even alter the course of history. It happened to one man during the Mariel Boatlift, where thousands of people escaped Castro's Cuba in 1980. Read the tale here. ▶

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 — Gallery: Absolute 60 Fly

Absolute 60 Fly

Get a look at all the details on the Absolute 60 Fly that will be arriving next month in the U.S. From the flying bridge to the crew’s quarters, this motoryacht shows smart thinking and design with a notable Italian sensibility. See what we’re talking about here. ▶

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 — Out of the Fog


It used to be that if it was too foggy out, you simply didn’t use your boat. No longer. Developments in electronics have made it so boaters can navigate nimbly and safely through the thickest pea soup Mother Nature can whip up. Click here to learn more. ▶

Monday, January 19, 2015 — New Boats Notebook

New Boats Notebook

Get a look at new builds and projects from some of your favorite boat builders before they splash. Click here to get the inside scoop. ▶

BONUS: TorqTrac: Torqeedo electric outboards get app monitoring & more

Friday, January 16, 2015 — It All Adds Up

Aspen C100

The Aspen C100 is a multihull but it's not a catamaran. It's a proa, which means the hulls don't match—and there's only one engine. The result? Surprising levels of efficiency. See what we mean here. ▶

Thursday, January 15, 2015 — Consider the Helm Station

Helm Stations

The helm is in some ways the crux of yacht design, it's where the boater has most direct interaction with the boat. Here's a gallery showing some recent helms we've seen (and the boats they command). To think about what makes them work (and maybe what doesn't), have a look here. ▶

VIDEO BONUS Ever seen a Seakeeper gyro stabilizer work?

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 — The Lowdown on Today's Marine Batteries

Marine Batteries

If you know the type of marine batteries you have on your boat, there's a good chance you won't need to do anything else to maintain them. But it's smart to read up and be sure. Check out our expert take on marine batteries here. ▶

VIDEO BONUS: Do you know about MyBoatWorks yet? A refit project, simplified and explained here.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 — What’s the Brokerage Market for the Tiara 5200 Express?

Tiara 5200 Express

We spoke to three brokers who have listings online for a Tiara 5200 Express. To see what they had to say about these forward-thinking express cruisers and the people who buy and sell them, click here. ▶

Monday, January 12, 2015 — First Look: Cheoy Lee One Eleven

Cheoy Lee One Eleven

The Cheoy Lee One Eleven is the flagship in the company’s Alpha series and she doesn’t disappoint. With an aesthetic sensibility that’s sure to please and plenty of luxurious onboard comforts, this is a boat that has it all. See what we mean by clicking here. ▶

Real, Synthetic & Virtual AIS AtoNs, can you see them?

Friday, January 9, 2015 — Tested: Grand Banks 46 Eastbay FB

Grand Banks 46 Eastbay FB

The 46 Eastbay FB from Grand Banks is stylish for sure, but she’s got more tricks up her sleeve than just good looks. Our tester found that out when he took her for a spin on Lake Michigan. Read about it here. ▶

Thursday, January 8, 2015 — Fast Times with Old Timers


We sat down with some of the most famous boat racers of all time, and heard some good stories from the old days, and learned that lots of lessons about life on the water still apply today. Click here for more. ▶

Bonus Video: A preview of our huge February issue ▶

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 — Gallery: A Fine Vintage

vintage yachts

Last month’s 20th annual Vintage Weekend at Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo was chock full of classic boats, planes, cars, and much, much more. Luckily we were on hand to document it all. Check out some of our favorite shots by clicking on this gallery. ▶

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 — Go, Go, Gadget Bike!

Gocycle electric bike

The electric bicycle from Gocycle is something you really need to see to believe. It works like a normal bike, except at the push of a button it can propel you to 20 mph thanks to a 250-watt electric motor. It’s a great way to get from the docks to town. Check it out here. ▶

Monday, January 5, 2015 — First Look: Austin Parker 64 Fly S

Austin Parker 64 Fly S

Austin Parker may have been inspired by the lobster boat when it started building its 64 Fly S, but what it ended up with was a bit of an evolution. The 64 is a sturdy, safe boat with unmistakable European flair and style. See what we mean by clicking here. ▶

Friday, January 2, 2015 — Tested: Absolute 56

Absolute 56

The Absolute 56 shows what this Italian boatbuilder has been up to. And as the company continues to introduce new models, it shows a greater understanding of the U.S. boater. See what we mean here. ▶

Thursday, January 1, 2015 — Check out a Brief History of Power & Motoryacht (In Case You Missed It)

PMY Jan 2015 cover

The great, the good, and the downright confusing come together in this look back at Power & Motoryacht through our 30-year history. Help us kick off our yearlong celebration here. ▶