"Hot Today" Archive


Tuesday, April 15, 2014 — Could a Used MJM 34z be the Boat for you?

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We spoke with three brokers who had listings for the MJM 34z to get the inside scoop on this sporty, classically lined vessel. Read here for their insights.➤

Broker Insight: MJM 34z


Monday, April 14, 2014 — First Look: Horizon Powercat PC60 Skylounge

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Have you seen the newly launched Horizon Powercat PC60 Skylounge yet? If not, prepare to be impressed. The boat features stable, seakindly performance and relatively immense amounts of onboard space. What’s more, a sleek exterior design makes her eye-catching from afar. Read more about this exciting vessel here. ➤

First Look: Horizon Powercat PC60 Skylounge


Thursday, April 10, 2014 — Tested: Lyman-Morse 42

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’d like to take her on. And with classic Down East lines she’s easy on the eyes as well. Read our full test of her here. ➤

Three Electronics Upgrades

 


Thursday, April 10, 2014 — Simple Modifications with Powerful Results

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Check out three easy upgrades that may be added to your current boat with very little effort, yet can change the game in terms of enjoying boat ownership. Click here to see what we're talking about. ➤

Three Electronics Upgrades

 


Wednesday, April 9, 2014 — Don’t Fear the Gear

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You can never have enough useful gear onboard to enhance your boating. We’ve picked a few products that our editors think will be the most beneficial to you. Check out some sweet searchlights, a rugged toolbox, and a knife that really cuts to the chase, by by clicking here. ➤

Great Gear


Tuesday, April 8, 2014 — Fishing for Memories

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Perhaps better than anyone on the water, anglers know the importance of living in the moment when the game is on the line. And in these days of catch and release, the memories that are created may be the best treasure of all. You'll see what we mean here. ➤

Sportfishing


Monday, April 7, 2014 — First Look: Absolute 58 Navetta

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If you’re looking for a medium-sized explorer yacht designed with onboard comfort and exceptional seakeeping ability in mind, you may want to take a peek at the Absolute 58 Navetta. Get a good look at her here. ➤

First Look: Absolute 58 Navetta


Friday, April 4, 2014 — 21 Ways to Improve Your Boat

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Some are simple tips and insights that'll leave you smacking your head, others are projects you'll want to consider for next off-season. All are worth a look. Check out our list of 21 projects and ideas that will help improve your boat here. ➤

Your Best Boat


Thursday, April 3, 2014 — The Draw of the Sea?

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Sometimes your kids want to be just like Dad. But sometimes they don’t, as columnist Michael Peters found out over the years. Read about his attempts to hook his daughters on the joy of boating, here. ➤

Sightlines


Wednesday, April 2, 2014 — Engine Check

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Without a good engine, everything else onboard a powerboat is essentially rendered moot. In his Power & Propulsion column Capt. Richard Thiel points out some things you should do in the engine room before plunking down your hard-earned money on a vessel. Read the full article here. ➤

Engine Evaluations


Tuesday, April 1, 2014 — First Look: Delta 80

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We’ve got inside details on the ambitiously designed Delta 80. Constructed using loads of lightweight, high-strength carbon fiber, the boat is able to hit top speeds near 37 knots, while also being highly efficient in regards to fuel. Learn more about her here. ➤

First Look: Delta 80


Monday, March 31, 2014 — Loving the Loop

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Jan Dobbs and her husband recently ran their Viking 61 around The Great Loop. While they were cruising, we managed to get her on the horn to see what she had to say about the Loop, The Great Lakes, and pushing yourself when it comes to setting boating goals. Read the full interview here. ➤

After Word


Friday, March 28, 2014 — Border Patrol

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Our intrepid reporter cruised along the U.S.-Canadian border among The Thousand Islands. What he found was a place of great beauty, and unsurpassed cruising. Click here for the full story. ➤

Cruising The Thousand Islands


Thursday, March 27, 2014 — Tested: Azimut Magellano 53

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The Azimut Magellano 53 is a long-range cruiser with a whole lot to offer, including tons of interior space and impressive turns of speed. Click here for the full test of this well-executed Italian vessel.➤

Tested: Azimut Magellano 53


Wednesday, March 26, 2014 — Electrifying Electronics

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Are you looking for a new video camera to film all your nautical adventures with? We’d recommend the Garmin VIRB HD camera. Or perhaps you’d like a new multifunction display, like the one we tried from Humminbird. Read all about them here. ➤

New Electronics


Tuesday, March 25, 2014 — Happenin’ Helms

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Feast your eyes on these helms, some of the best the marine industry has to offer. Some are technological marvels, others are ergonomic miracles, and some are just plain pretty to look at. See what we mean here.➤

Commanding Command Stations

 


Monday, March 24, 2014 — First Look: New Boats Notebook

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Have you been wondering what your favorite boatbuilder has in store next? If you have, we’ve got you covered. Learn all about the hottest upcoming launches before they splash by reading this. ➤

First Look: New Boats Notebook


Friday, March 21, 2014 — Tested: Back Cove Downeast 37

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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 did. Read more about this salty yet family-friendly cruiser here.➤

Tested: Back Dove Downeast 37


Thursday, March 20, 2014 — Keeping your Props Frosty

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If you want to keep your boat running as well as possible, you need to keep your props clean. Of course the best way to do that is to use anti-foulant. But there’s more than one way to coat a prop. Read here to find out the best. ➤

Propellers Done Properly


Wednesday, March 19, 2014 — The Boats of Palm Beach

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The Palm Beach International Boat Show starts tomorrow and will feature a great selection of new boats—there's something for everyone. You should come to the show and see for yourself, but we've got the lowdown on a bunch of them here. ➤

Palm Beach Show Boats


Tuesday, March 18, 2014 — Are you in the brokerage market for a classically lined Huckins?

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We spoke with three brokers who have listings for Huckins vessels. Their insight can help you find the boat that’s right for you. Read what they had to say here. ➤

What’s the brokerage market for well-loved Huckins?


Monday, March 17, 2014 — First Look: Coastal Craft 65 Concord

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If you think Coastal Craft only builds aluminum-hulled wavebusters, think again. The new 65 Concord from the well respected, Pacific Northwest builder is an elegantly raked, Volvo Penta IPS-powered beauty that would be just as comfortable moored off a swanky Caribbean island as she would negotiating the swift currents of the San Juans. Learn more about her here.➤

First Look: Coastal Craft 65 Concord


Friday, March 14, 2014 — Cruising the Channel Islands

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Our intrepid reporter joined the crew of this Fleming 65 as they braved 60-knot winds off the Channel Islands to show you how to cruise them best. Learn where to see the best sights, eat the best food, and more, by clicking here. ➤

California Cruising


Thursday, March 13, 2014 — Convertible Confusion?

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In his Sightlines column Michael Peters takes aim at the good-old American sportfisherman and tries to figure out why they’re designed the way they are. He’s got his suspicions that they’re not simply for catching fish. Read here for more. ➤

Design Dilemma


Wednesday, March 12, 2014 — Second-Hand Treasures

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If you’ve never been to the Dania Beach Marine Flea Market you are missing out on quite an experience. With buyers and sellers coming from all over to haggle and bargain over every piece of marine paraphernalia you could imagine, it’s quite a scene. Let us teach you how to best negotiate it, by reading here. ➤

Boating and Bargaining


Tuesday, March 11, 2014 — Gear, Gear, and More Gear

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We sifted through all the latest marine products to bring you the very best in this month’s gear. We’ve got a prop coat from Pettit, solar generators from Goal Zero, a TerraLUX flashlight, and lots more. Read here to get geared up. ➤

All the Gear you Need


Monday, March 10, 2014 — First Look: Cranchi ECO Trawler 53 LD

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The ECO Trawler 53 LD from Cranchi is a “fast trawler” that lives up to her moniker. She can cruise efficiently between 14 and 18 knots, and top out at a spritely 22. Interior volume is a strong point for this boat as well, making her highly liveable, with large staterooms and a spacious saloon. Learn more about this forward-thinking cruiser here.➤

First Look: Cranchi ECO Trawler 53 LD


Friday, March 7, 2014 — Tested: Absolute 64 Fly

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The Absolute 64 Fly is a mid-sized, flying-bridge cruiser notable for her thoughtful design, sporty top end, and efficient use of space. We recently gave her a thorough wringing out to see what else she had to offer. Read here to see what we found. ➤

Tested: Absolute 64 Fly


Thursday, March 6, 2014 — So Long to Paper Charts?

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NOAA recently made news by saying that it would no longer be printing its own paper charts. But does that mean that the time of the paper chart is gone, and that they’ve been fully usurped by electronic charts? Read here to see what we think. ➤

Is Paper in the Past?


Wednesday, March 5, 2014 — Subtraction by Addition

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Have you ever given much thought to the fuel additives you use, and whether or not they actually help—or worse, hurt—your boat’s performance? We have. Read here to find out our thoughts on the matter. ➤

Power & Propulsion


Tuesday, March 4, 2014 — First Look: Camper & Nicholsons Endeavour 42

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If you like yachts with classic lines, look no further than the retro-inspired Endeavour 42 from Camper & Nicholsons, which our writer deemed nothing short of beautiful. With IPS controls and a rugged, deep-V hull, the boat should be a whole lot of fun to drive too. Read all about her here. ➤

1st Look: Camper & Nicholsons Endeavour 42


Monday, March 3, 2014 — Prepare for Greatness

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When it comes to sportfishing, the most important thing you can do to ensure a successful day on the water is to prepare. If you prepare your vessel correctly before an excursion, you’ll be able to concentrate more on the fish, and less on your boat. And that means catching more fish. Read here to find out how. ➤

Serious Sportfishing


Friday, February 28, 2014 — Our Worst Kept Secrets

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We here at Power & Motoryacht do a decent amount of cruising for work and for play. And understandably, we’ve accrued a pretty serious knowledge base of where to go, and maybe even more importantly, what to do when you get there. For insider tips on some of our favorite cruising destinations and activities, click here. ➤

Where to Cruise


Thursday, February 27, 2014 — First Look: Monte Fino ecHo 85

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The extremely posh, highly customizable Monte Fino ecHo 85 was a long time in the making, and she appears to be worth the wait. With an efficient and seaworthy hull this boat is ready for some serious cruises, while a warm and casual interior keeps everybody onboard happy. Read more about her here. ➤

First Look: Monte Fino ecHo 85


Wednesday, February 26, 2014 — Sea Ray 510 Fly: Behind the Scenes of our March Cover

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The March issue features our cover story about the the Sea Ray 510 Fly, and it hits newsstands today. But if you want to see the details of how the cover came together, check out photos of our day on the water here. ➤

Sea Ray 510 Fly Cover Shoot

 


Tuesday, February 25, 2014 — Captains Courageous

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If you've spent some time on the water you may have a few good stories. We asked boater Jim Krapf, who is also a part-time delivery captain, to share some of his tales. Here’s what he told us. ➤

After Word


Monday, February 24, 2014 — Tested: Everglades 255 CC

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The Everglades 255 CC is a rugged little boat with a hull that can handle rough water with aplomb. She’s also got a surprising amount of amenities packed onboard that will keep you happy whether you’re fishing her hard or just going for a cruise. Read our full test here. ➤

Tested: Everglades 255 CC


Friday, February 21, 2014 — Tested: Trinity 120

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With an interior built for comfort and rigging and engineering that stays true to the builder's roots, the 120-foot Trinity Finish Line is an impressive package. Capt. Bill Pike crawled over every inch of her to make sure of it. Read what he found out here. ➤

Tested: Trinity 120

 


Thursday, February 20, 2014 — Picking a Platform

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Your swim platform can be one of the most fun areas on your entire boat. But there’s more than meets the eye when choosing the right one for you; not the least of which is picking the right material. Click here for a deep dive on swim platforms. ➤

The Right Platform


Wednesday, February 19, 2014 — Our Award-Winning Articles

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Boating Writers International recently handed out its annual awards to the very best in marine journalism in Miami. Power & Motoryacht came away with four awards for the following articles: Ben Ellison’s “The True Test,” Peter Swanson’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” Chris Caswell’s “When Marilyn met Sophia,” and Kevin Koenig’s “Fast Talk.” Read these articles—or reread them—as we congratulate our contributors and staff.

Award Winners


Tuesday, February 18, 2014 — Used Hatteras 40 Double Cabin

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Nobody knows the brokerage market like a broker. That’s why we interviewed three brokers who have a Hatteras 40 Double Cabin in their inventory. They gave us the skinny on this versatile cruiser. ➤

Broker Insight: Hatteras 40 Double Cabin


Monday, February 17, 2014 — Missed You in Miami

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As the largest-ever Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach and the Miami International Boat Show end down today, your chance to learn about what’s new is winding down, too. But we saw caught quite a bit: Check it out here. ➤

Photos: Missed You in Miami


Friday, February 14, 2014 — Tested: Pearl 75

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Pearl’s latest launch, the 75, is a sleekly lined, flying-bridge cruiser that makes the most of her ample onboard space. Combine those attributes with a posh interior and good fuel economy, and this boat is quite a triumph. Read our test of her here. ➤

Tested: Pearl 75


Thursday, February 13, 2014 — First Look: New Boats Notebook

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Be the first to know about what’s going on inside your favorite builder’s factory. Check out what the Viking 92 looks like in the mold, and get the lowdown on an even bigger sportfish from Nordlund, plus much, much more. This is must read stuff for any insider. ➤

First Look: New Boats Notebook


Wednesday, February 12, 2014 — Capt. Creel’s Lucky Rag

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Captain Steve Creel may be more knowledgeable than most when it comes to running yacht deliveries, but that doesn’t mean he’s immune to mishaps. Here he recounts the time all hell broke loose while he was on his way to a rendezvous, as well as the very opportune way in which he and his favorite mate worked their way out of the jam. Read here for the full story. ➤

Cruising with Capt. Creel


Tuesday, February 11, 2014 — Do the Miami shows right.

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The boat shows in Miami are about to kick off and we’ve got you covered. Find out about the latest voyage-inspiring motoryachts, battle-ready sportfishing boats, racy express cruisers, and more. And we've got a few ideas for what to do when you step off the docks too. Read here to make yourself a boat-show pro. ➤

Bienvenido a Miami


Monday, February 10, 2014 — Get the Poison Out

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Maintaining your boat can be dangerous, but not always in the ways you think. Our columnist found this out the hard way when he discovered he was deathly allergic to a chemical that was in some paint he was using. Here he details his ordeal, and offers a word of advice to all do-it-yourself boat guys. Read the full story here. ➤

Sightlines: Stay Safe


Friday, February 7, 2014 — Tested: Sea Ray 510 Fly

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Sea Ray has its eyes on a new market with the new, yacht-class 510 Fly. Capt. Bill Pike took her for a sea trial recently and found her to his liking; particularly in terms of onboard use of space and maneuverability. Read what he had to say about her here. ➤

Tested: Sea Ray 510 Fly


Thursday, February 6, 2014 — 11 New Boats to See in Miami

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Before you head down to Miami for the boat shows, read up on our takes on the latest launches that will be strutting their stuff at the docks. With such a vast array of vessels to see and board, it’s helpful to have as much information beforehand as possible. As always, that’s where we come in. Read what we have to say here. ➤

11 New Boats at the Miami Show


Wednesday, February 5, 2014 — To Pre-Install or not to Pre-Install

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Some boat companies pre-install all of their helm electronics before the sale, while others leave those choices up to the buyer. Ever wondered why that is? Editor-in-Chief Jason Y. Wood investigates which option is best for you. Read more here. ➤

Helm Electronics


Tuesday, February 4, 2014 — The Future of Marine Engines

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As technology advances and emissions regulations tighten, marine engines are bound to evolve, no matter how effective they currently are. We take a look at what kind of propulsion systems you might have onboard your boat in the not so distant future. Read here to find out more. ➤

What’s next for marine engines?


Monday, February 3, 2014 — First Look: Monte Carlo MC4

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Monte Carlo’s new MC4 is an exiting new cruiser that has plenty of people talking. With elegant lines and a clever use of onboard space this boat looks like she will become quite popular. Dennis Caprio got the inside scoop on her. Read what he found out here. ➤

First Look: Monte Carlo MC4


Friday, January 31, 2014 — Tested: NISI 1700

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If you know what you want, you’re ahead of the game. And if you’re looking for a midsize boat with a megayacht feel, an unmistakeably homey ambiance, and a healthy turn of speed, you may want the NISI 1700 without even knowing it. Read about why here. ➤

Tested: Nisi 1700


Thursday, January 30, 2014 — Don’t Fear the Gear

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Whether you’re looking for a better way to keep your hull clean, your engine running smoothly, or your boat smelling good, we’ve got all the gadgets you need. Plus Capt. Bill Pike’s favorite piece of onboard gear for the month. Read here for all this and more.➤

Your Gear’s Here


Wednesday, January 29, 2014 — Sailfish are Gamer Than Most

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If you’ve ever caught a sailfish, you know there’s nothing else quite like it. And we’d guess you probably want to catch a whole lot more. Our resident fishing expert Gary Caputi knows so many ways to help you out with that, he devoted a whole column to it. Check out his wealth of knowledge here. ➤

Kite Fishing for Sailfish


Tuesday, January 28, 2014 — Tested: Albemarle 360 EXF

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If you’re looking for a boat that you can fish hard when you want to, but is also good for cruising with the family, we might just have your ticket. The Albemarle 360 EXF is a boater’s boat that can do just about anything you ask of her, all with just a 38-foot LOA. Quite a feat. For more details on this well rounded vessel read here. ➤

Tested: Albemarle 360 EXF


Monday, January 27, 2014 — A Caterpillar Metamorphosis

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In his latest Power & Propulsion column, Capt. Richard Thiel investigates the new Caterpillar C8.7 and the market and regulatory forces that launched it. With emissions regulations becoming more and more stringent, CAT was forced to link up with an unlikely partner to get their powerplant off the ground: Fiat. Yes, Fiat. Read here if you just did a double take. ➤

CAT’s latest partner


Friday, January 24, 2014 — Tested: Astondoa Top Deck 63

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Astondoa’s new Top Deck 63 is, to say the least, a departure from the norm. With fold-out decks and a swim platform that can nearly double its size, the boat has loads and loads of deck space. Read Capt. Bill Pike’s test of her here. ➤

Tested: Astondoa Top Deck 63


Thursday, January 23, 2014 — First Look: New Boats Notebook

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Take an inside look at what’s happening with Kadey-Krogen, Back Cove, Ferretti, Sanlorenzo, Spencer, and Azimut. Hear what the manufacturers have to say about their builds and get our own expert analysis as well. Click here for all that and more. ➤

First Look: New Boats Notebook

 


Wednesday, January 22, 2014 — The Truth About Shafts and Pods

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Since their invention, pod systems laid claim to the throne held by conventional shafts as the dominant form of marine propulsion. But that hasn’t necessarily happened. We investigated the details of how each system stacks up, from complexity to maintenance and costs. Click here to find out what we learned. ➤

Shafts and Pods


Tuesday, January 21, 2014 — Tested: Hampton Endurance 720 Long Range Cruiser

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Hampton has long built solid, sturdy, seaworthy cruisers with tons of range. The all-new Endurance 720 is no departure from her predecessors as we found out during a recent test. To see what we found out about his about this well-equipped long-range cruiser, read here. ➤

Tested: Hampton Endurance 720


Monday, January 20, 2014 — First Look: Bavaria Virtess 420

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Have a closer look at the Bavaria Virtess 420, a sleek flying-bridge cruiser with a deceptive amount of onboard space. She comes from Germany, where they know a thing or two about engineering. Learn more about her here. ➤

First Look: Bavaria Virtess 420

 


Friday, January 17, 2014 — Tested: Grand Banks 50 Eastbay SX

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With Downeast style and on-water performance that really impresses, the 50 Eastbay SX is quite the boat. Peter A. Janssen ran her off the Atlantic Coast in 9-foot seas and 35-knot winds. Would she blink? Read here to find out.➤

Tested: Grand Banks 50 Eastbay SX


Thursday, January 16, 2014 — Stable Condition

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Maintaining your stabilizer system can be a big enough hassle to drive any man to imbalance. But we’re here to help. Get the inside tricks from the pros and learn everything you need to know by reading this. ➤

Stabilizer Maintenance


Wednesday, January 15, 2014 — Hatteras Aces the Test

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Executive Editor Bill Pike recently tested the Hatteras 100, a boat which he found both luxurious and sturdy. The test was held in trying conditions, with wind gusts up to 25 knots. Find out how she held up by reading here. ➤

Tested: Hatteras 100

 

 


Monday, January 13, 2014 — First Look: Marlow 80E

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Marlow recently launched their new 80E and she’s everything you’ve come to expect from the builder, replete with old-school charm and top-notch seaworthiness. She’s also got surprising speed, with a fast cruise of 25 knots, a pace she can keep for 700 miles. Read more about this do-it-all cruiser here. ➤

First Look: Marlow 80E


Friday, January 10, 2014 — Tested: Azimut 80

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We tested the Azimut 80 off of Savona, Italy, and found a yacht that is at once sophisticated and seaworthy. Oh, and she’s fast too, to the tune of 30 knots at WOT thanks to twin, 1,800-horsepower MANs. Click here to read the full test and see what else we liked about her. ➤

Tested: Azimut 80


Thursday, January 9, 2014 — After Word: Food, Family, and Fexas

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Meet a successful New York City restaurateur and a lifelong, passionate boater. Senior Editor Kevin Koenig spoke to Power & Motoryacht reader Dean Kois about dining onboard, being a gearhead, and his nostalgia for the good old days. To read Dean’s take on everything from sharks to Tom Fexas, click here. ➤

After Word

 


Wednesday, January 8, 2014 — What You Should Know About Touchscreens on Marine Electronics

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Touchscreens are showing up on marine electronics more and more, but you may be surprised about why. Power & Motoryacht investigated how manufacturers are dealing with user expectations, and what’s coming next. Read here to get his take on all the exciting developments. ➤

Touchscreens for you?


Tuesday, January 7, 2014 — Inside the Mind of a Mechanic

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Ever wished you had a buddy who was a diesel mechanic so he could give you the real skinny on what’s going on with your engine? You’re in luck. Capt. Bill Pike has just such a friend, and in this article he asks him some of the questions you always wondered about, but were too afraid to ask. Read what Pike found out here. ➤

Diesel Advice from a Pro


Monday, January 6, 2014 — First Look: Hunton XRS43

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British builder Hunton just launched the XRS43 and she is a real beauty. With lines like a Ferrari and top speeds in the 75-knot range this boat is sure to have plenty of admirers. Read here to get the inside scoop on her. ➤

The New Hunton XRS43


Friday, January 3, 2014 — Fleming’s 78 Satisfies

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We recently tested the Fleming 78, and found a solidly constructed, thoughtfully designed, super-quiet yacht that is ready for just about anything Mother Nature could send her way. To find out about the details that make this yacht an interesting option for long-range cruisers, click here. ➤

Tested: Fleming 78


Thursday, January 2, 2014 — Capt. Creel’s Cabbie

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Sometimes you just want to hear a good, salty yarn. Capt. Steve Creel knows that as well as anyone. Read here to find out what he did when he found himself with some downtime and a chauffeured limousine in Panama City. ➤

Creel’s Deal


Tuesday, December 31, 2013 — Seeing Green

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Senior Editor Kevin Koenig had a question that needed answering: Is it possible to build an environmentally friendly powerboat? To answer it, he spoke to experts from across the marine world. Unsurprisingly, he found a variety of opinions, some of which will surprise you. Read here to see what he learned. ➤

Is a Green Boat Possible?


Monday, December 30, 2013 — Making Your Yacht Super

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As vice president of sales and marketing for custom superyacht mainstay Trinity Yachts, Billy Smith knows a thing or two about building a better boat. Capt. Bill Pike did a deep dive with him on how to improve the amenities, performance, and aesthetics of any boat, and they started with Smith’s 32-foot Mainship. Read here for must-have knowledge on upgrading your own boat. Let’s be honest, it might just be the most productive thing you do all day.

The Best Boat Upgrades


Friday, December 27, 2013 — Full Speed Ahead

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Alan Harper recently tested the Pershing 62 in the Baie de Cannes. The boat impressed with high speeds and eminent onboard luxury. But what really stood out was the boat’s nimble maneuverability, something that anyone interested in high-performance can appreciate. Read the test here. ➤

Tested: Pershing 62


Tuesday, December 24, 2013 — Geared Up

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Managing Editor Chris White snooped out the very best boat gear out there, including a pump kit, a television antenna, and a shaft seal. We’ve also got Capt. Bill Pike’s gear pick of the month. Find out what it is here. ➤

The Best Gear for You


Monday, December 23, 2013 — Oil Money

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Capt. Richard Thiel knows oil analysis isn’t the sexiest topic in the world. But it is an important one if you plan on keeping your boat well maintained for years to come. Here he shares some tips on how to do it well...and on the cheap. ➤

Engine Maintenance Tips


Friday, December 20, 2013 — The Luxe Life

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European Editor Alan Harper recently put the MCY 86 through her paces. What he found was a boat that sacrifices nothing in the way of luxury, but still manages to retain an exceedingly seaworthy feel. Read the full test here. ➤

Tested: Monte Carlo Yachts 86


Thursday, December 19, 2013 — Power and Prestige

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At 74 feet, the all-new Prestige 750 is the company’s new flagship. And she’s got all the onboard amenities and attention to detail that you’d expect from a boat bearing that title. She won’t debut until the Ft. Lauderdale show in 2014,  but you can get a sneak peek at her here. ➤

First Look: Prestige 750


Wednesday, December 18, 2013 — First Look: VanDutch 40

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We spoke with the president of VanDutch Marine about his company’s push into the American market, and specifically its new 40. That boat boasts unforgettable lines, a quiet ride, and sporty performance. Read more about this pretty Dutch runabout, here. ➤

Going (Van) Dutch


Tuesday, December 17, 2013 — What’s the brokerage market for a Sea Ray 390 Express Cruiser?

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We spoke with three brokers to discover all the ins and outs of finding the right Sea Ray 390 Express Cruiser. They broke down the boat’s pros and cons, and give some information that could help you find the right vessel at the right price. Share their expertise by clicking here. ➤

What’s the brokerage market for a Sea Ray 390 Express Cruiser?


Monday, December 16, 2013 — See What’s New

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We’ve got fresh updates from Sabre, Reliant, Hatteras, Carver, Viking, and Rio about what they’re designing and building at this very moment. This is your chance to take a peek inside the shed or get a look at the latest lines and layouts from some of your favorite builders. Be the first guy at your local marina to know about what boats are coming next, and read more about them here. ➤

The Latest Launches


Friday, December 13, 2013 — Testing the Lazzara LMY 64

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Lazzara Yachts has always found a way to stand out from the rest of the pack. During his test of the Lazzara LMY 64, Editor-in-Chief Jason Y. Wood dove deep with the company’s founder, Dick Lazzara, to find out exactly how he does it. Read more here. ➤

Tested: Lazzara LMY 64


Thursday, December 12, 2013 — Giving is Better than Receiving

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Not sure what to get for your kid, your dad, or any other boater you’re buying presents for this holiday season? We’ve got you covered. Power & Motoryacht’s editors scoured the land (and sea) for the best gear and gadgets to help everybody maximize their on-the-water enjoyment. Read our gift guide here.➤

The Best Boat Gifts


Wednesday, December 11, 2013 — Sea Ray in the City

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MarineMax recently threw a glitzy party for the all-new Sea Ray 350 SLX, as well as the entire SLX sport line, at New York City’s Chelsea Piers. The party brought out the dapper and the dashing, and boy did they like those boats. Senior Editor Kevin Koenig was in attendance. Here’s what he saw. ➤

The Sea Ray SLX line


Tuesday, December 10, 2013 — Constant Connection

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For better or for worse, taking to sea will soon no longer be a true escape. New technologies—in particular a mini-VSAT broadband system from KVH—are making Wi-Fi connection and other connectivity applications better than ever. Editor-in-Chief Jason Wood introduces you to a bold new future, here. ➤

KVH’s New Onboard Entertainment System


Monday, December 9, 2013 — Boatyard: The Canvas Conversation

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Modern-day marine fabrics have come a long way from the crusty canvas your father covered up his boat with. Today your boat cover can be made from such materials as acrylics, vinyls, space-age polymers, and more. It just depends on what you’re looking for, and of course, what your budget is. Mike Smith covers all your options in Boatyard.➤

Picking the Right Boat Cover


Friday, December 6, 2013 — Alpha Delta

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The Delta 54 IPS is a light, well-built, and creatively designed boat. And thanks to her namesake Volvo Penta IPS engines, she’s a joy to drive as well. Read more about this carbon-fiber vessel here. ➤

Tested: Delta 54 IPS


Thursday, December 5, 2013 — First Look: Sea Ray 510 Fly

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The new Sea Ray 510 Fly launched with much fanfare at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show this fall. Journalists, show-goers, and industry insiders alike gawked at her dynamic use of onboard space. Sea Ray’s designers really pushed themselves with this boat, and it shows. Read more here. ➤

Sea Ray’s new yacht

 


Wednesday, December 4, 2013 — The Newest Boats

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Ever wondered how a boat comes to be? New Boats Notebook will give you an inside glimpse at the build and design processes behind your favorite boatbuilders’ latest projects. See what Hinckley, Bonadeo, Elandra, Bertram, Huckins, and San Juan have been up to by clicking here. ➤

Building Beauties


Tuesday, December 3, 2013 — After Word: 70-plus years on the water?

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At 80 years old, Seattle’s Ed Dunn is still an active boater, and cruises his Maritimo 52 all around the Pacific Northwest. In his 70-plus years on the water Dunn has amassed a veritable treasure trove of stories and wisdom. He sat down with Senior Editor Kevin Koenig to share a few of the things he’s learned. ➤

Old Man and the Sea


Monday, December 2, 2013 — Marlin Mania

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Gary Caputi went down to Australia to fish with legendary charter fisherman Capt. Sharky Miles. Suffice to say, the journey paid off. Read all about Caputi’s epic haul, here.➤

Bet on Black


Wednesday, November 27, 2013 — Proper English

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The Fairline Targa 48 Open is a stylish express cruiser that incorporates plenty of design and engineering highlights. Our European editor Alan Harper took her for a spin recently out on the ocean blue. Here’s what he thought of her. ➤

Tantalizing Targa


Tuesday, November 26, 2013 — Crazy Love

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Michael Peters is one of the world’s foremost yacht designers. But before he rose to such lofty heights, he was just a kid kicking around Catalina Island trying to figure out what to do with his life. Thankfully, he followed his heart. Here is his story. ➤

Get a Real Job


Monday, November 25, 2013 — First Look: Horizon RP110

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The Donald Blount-designed Horizon RP110 is a sophisticated and seakindly launch. If you’re in the market for a big boat, you would do well to give this raised pilothouse beauty a once over. Read more about her here. ➤

On the Horizon


Friday, November 22, 2013 — Rough, Ready, Regulator

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If you’re in the market for a sturdy yet nimble center console that can take you offshore with ease and get you back home safe and sound, look no further than the Regulator 25. With impressive construction and a nice use of onboard space she packs a whole lot into her 30-foot-long frame. Read what Jason Wood thought of her here. ➤

Revving up with Regulator


Thursday, November 21, 2013 — Boatyard: Keep Your Boat Shipshape

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Capt. Bill Pike shares some of his favorite tips and tricks for getting your boat into top-notch condition. That’s obviously important for your cruising benefit, but it’s huge for resale value as well. Learn how to keep your vessel even better maintained than it already is, here. ➤

Maintenance Magic


Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — The Vanishing Magenta Line

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If you’ve ever followed the magenta line down the ICW you know a little local knowledge will go a long way to keeping you out of trouble. But does that mean we’ll be better off without the line as NOAA is exploring the possibility of its demise? Read all about what could happen and what it may mean to you here. ➤

Cool Down: Charting the Right Course


Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — Oil Up?

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Capt. Richard Thiel investigates whether the high-tech, synthetic engine oils are all they’re cracked up to be—particularly for marine engines—in his Power & Propulsion column. Read what he has to say about it here. ➤

Synthetic Solution: Are synthetic engine oils right for your boat?


Monday, November 18, 2013 — Is a Survey the Way?

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We know, we know, you know everything there is to possibly know about boats. But consider this: Maybe having a third-party marine surveyor take a look at your boat as part of her maintenance schedule is a good thing. Fresh eyes, y’know? Mike Smith investigates the value of having a survey done on a boat you already own. Read more here. ➤

Fresh Eyes


Friday, November 15, 2013 — In Her Element

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Viking packed a lot of boat onto their new Viking 52. That means that even at an LOA some anglers might consider a shade too small for the big-time tourneys, she is ready to compete with anybody. Senior Editor Kevin Koenig put her through her paces on a wild day off Cape May, New Jersey. Read here to find out how she did when pitted against the elements. ➤

Jersey Devil


Thursday, November 14, 2013 — Venture 39 Tournament Edition

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The Venture 39 Tournament Edition is a truly semi-customizable boat that can do pretty much whatever you ask of her. With a 48-knot top speed and tons of fishing and diving options available—not to mention a generous warranty package—the Venture is ready for adventure. We got onboard last fall to have a look. Here’s what else we had to say. ➤

Venture Forth!


Wednesday, November 13, 2013 — Don't Fear the Gear

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The best place to look when your boat needs new stuff is our Gear section. In this November’s issue contributing editor Eric Colby points out what’s hot, and Capt. Bill Pike makes a pick of his own that will lick your leaks. Read all about it here. ➤

Grind Your Gear


Tuesday, November 12, 2013 — What’s the Brokerage Market for the Grand Banks 38 Eastbay?

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We spoke to three brokers who had a Grand Banks 38 Eastbay listing, and they all had some interesting insights on the boat, and why she’s great get on the secondary market. Read what they had to say here. ➤

What’s the Brokerage Market for the Grand Banks 38 Eastbay?


Monday, November 11, 2013 — Blown Away

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Michael Peters doesn’t necessarily think that the ludicrously expensive and super-fast AC72 sailboats are ruining the America’s Cup, as some critics have shouted from the rooftops. In his opinion, the danger and excitement are integral to the sport’s continued health. Click here to find out why. ➤

Cup Controversy


Friday, November 8, 2013 — Mad for Mangusta:

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Big, fast, and pretty. That’s the way we’d describe the Mangusta 94—and we’d be using restraint. Alan Harper gave the 94-foot motoryacht a good kick in the tires off of Cannes not so long ago. Here’s what he had to say about her. ➤

Mad for Mangusta


Thursday, November 7, 2013 — First Look: Paul Mann Lisa K

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There's just something about a fully custom fishing boat that sets your nerves to tingling. Take for example the Lisa K, a 67-foot hard-charger from Paul Mann. She's got a beautiful cherry interior, and all-new Caterpillar ACERT C32 1,925-horsepower Tier IIIs that burn clean. To put it bluntly, she's a showstopper. Learn more about her here. ➤

Mann Up


Monday, November 4, 2013 — Fast and Furious

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The action with king mackerel can heat up so quickly that even seasoned anglers may cry uncle. Want to know how to get in the game? Learn the wheres and whens of targeting the speediest smokers here. ➤

Fast and Furious Kingfish


Tuesday, October 29, 2013 — Are You Ready for the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show?

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If you love boating, you need to get to the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. All kinds of boats, from motoryachts to express cruisers, sportfisherman to trawlers, and Down East-style cruisers to center consoles to Down East-style cruisers are represented on the grandest stage. Create your plan of attack and get the most out of the show with our guide here. ➤

Are you ready for the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show?


Friday, October 25, 2013 — Tested: Princess 82

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If you know the line of Princess motoryachts as we do, you may be curious to see just this new addition fits. But if you’re just becoming acquainted with these exquisite British-built motoryachts, you’re in for a real treat. Either way, we’d love to show you around the Princess 82. Step aboard with us here. ➤

Tested: Princess 82


Thursday, October 24, 2013 — First Look: Lazzara LMY 64

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There’s technology to spare in the latest launch from Lazzara Yachts. The LMY 64 has carbon-fiber construction, Volvo Penta IPS1200s, and the latest version of Lazzara’s ISIS system. Learn more about her here. ➤

First Look: Lazzara LMY 64


Wednesday, October 23, 2013 — What’s New in Marine Propulsion Technology

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You may be thinking about spending more time on your boat in the coming years, and a repower may be a good idea to keep her running cleanly and efficiently. We figure you’ll want to know what’s available —have a look at the latest engines, outboards and more here. ➤

What’s New in Marine Propulsion Technology


Tuesday, October 22, 2013 — How to Understand Your Boatyard Bill

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We know the first glance at your boatyard bill is a blur as your eyes go right to the bottom line. But after your brain’s built-in calculator begins to whir, you know there’s more on that invoice that you need to sort out. Understand what you’re paying for— get the lowdown here. ➤

How to Understand Your Boatyard Bill


Monday, October 21, 2013 — Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Banter

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What do the editors at Power & Motoryacht do when they’re not writing about boats, looking at photos of boats, or wondering about what’s going to be new at the boat show? They talk about boats! With each other! See what transpired in a video-conference conversation between Editor-In-Chief Jason Wood and Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike about what they’ll be looking for at the Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show. Check it out here. ➤

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Banter


Friday, October 18, 2013 — Tested: Ferretti 960

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You may see some of the design elements of the new Ferretti 960 turning up in other boats—in a couple of years, when some other builders catch up a bit. Until then, check out our test of this motoryacht (if for the engine room alone!) here. ➤

Tested: Ferretti 960


Thursday, October 17, 2013 — Get a Closer Look at the Princess 82

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The Princess 82 pumps up the volume to megayacht proportions. But as any boater knows, it’s not having space, it’s what you do with it. We thought Princess Yachts had a pretty good rejoinder to that. See what we mean here. ➤

Get a Closer Look at the Princess 82


Wednesday, October 16, 2013 — Photo Log: Cruising Desolation Sound

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Ever want to remember the cruises in the details you may have missed. So does Capt. Bill Pike, who keeps a photographic logbook of many of his adventures. Share his memories and check out his cruise to Desolation Sound here. ➤

Photo Log: Cruising Desolation Sound

 


Tuesday, October 15, 2013 — What’s the Brokerage Market for the Viking 35?

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We spoke to three brokers who each had a Viking 35 listed on BoatQuest.com. Here’s what each had to say about this convertible and the market for buying and selling them. Read what they had to say here. ➤

What’s the Brokerage Market for the Viking 35?


Monday, October 14, 2013 — First Look: Riviera 565 SUV

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As you may have guessed from the name, the Riviera 565 SUV is ready for anything your active lifestyle brings to the boating equation. Plenty of seating and a beamy, stable platform bring you and your cruising guests to your next adventure in safety with a dash of Australian bravado. Check it out here. ➤

First Look: Riviera 565 SUV


Friday, October 11, 2013 — Tested: Cumberland 47 LC

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Get a closer look at the Cumberland 47 LC, a power cat from French boatbuilder Fountaine Pajot. You may be interested to learn how the hull design deals with the conditions routinely found while bluewater cruising, and other happy lessons from success building sailboats. Learn more about this capable power cat here. ➤

Tested: Cumberland 47 LC


Thursday, October 10, 2013 — America’s Cup: A Triumph of Yacht Design

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If it floats and goes fast, there are few people better qualified to offer commentary in the world than Michael Peters, our Sightlines columnist. See what he has to say about recent events in San Francisco here. ➤

America’s Cup: A Triumph of Yacht Design


Wednesday, October 9, 2013 — Autopilot Technology Leaps Forward

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Whether you’re looking to get a brand-new boat or upgrade the boat you have, the autopilot may play a big role in how you feel about that boat. And the way technology is changing, you may find a whole new reason to love boating. See what we’re talking about here. ➤

Autopilot Technology Leaps Forward


Tuesday, October 8, 2013 — Reader Panel Tested: Garcia 54

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Power & Motoryacht readers are some of the most knowledgable around, so we came up with a way to bring that discerning eye to our test of the Garcia 54. Capt. Bill Pike took accompanied Power & Motoryacht reader panel members Robert and Carol Brathune on a sea trial of this new bluewater cruiser and all three of them have opinions. Check out what they discovered here. ➤

Reader Panel Tested: Garcia 54


Monday, October 7, 2013 — Controlling Sound and Vibration on Your Boat

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You can’t stop sound on your boat—your only hope is to contain it! Diesel engines, generators, pumps, and other onboard machinery all create their own noise and vibration. Add them all together and you’ve got your own little symphony that can degrade the comfort level of your boat. But if you can keep it in the engine room, you’ll be ahead of the game. See what we mean here. ➤

Controlling Sound and Vibration on Your Boat


Friday, October 4, 2013 — VIDEO: Back Cove 34

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Check out the Back Cove 34 in action—she just might surprise you. This model offers fine finish and quality construction in an accessible single-diesel Down East-style cruiser. See what the Back Cove 34 can do here. ➤

VIDEO: Back Cove 34


Wednesday, October 2, 2013 — First Look: Tiara 50 Coupe

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Don’t look now, but there’s some real innovation coming from the middle of this country. The Tiara 50 Coupe is making her debut and we can’t wait to get onboard. You’ll see why when you read about her here. ➤

First Look: Tiara 50 Coupe


Tuesday, October 1, 2013 — Glimpse the Future of Boating

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Technology continues to leap forward and bring boaters along for a wild ride of powerful capabilities, simplified operation, and improved comfort. We thought it may help us all understand where things are headed by trying to see into the future. Capt. Bill Pike talked to folks at Carver Yachts, Raymarine, Northern Lights, and others who are leading the charge, and you may be surprised by what he discovered. Find out more here. ➤

Glimpse the Future of Boating


Monday, September 30, 2013 — Troll Like a Pro

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Get the most out of your fishing time. Tournament pros troll with dredges, creating the illusion that the waters behind their boat are filled with schools of baitfish. Learn more about this winning technique here. ➤

Troll Like a Pro

 


Friday, September 27, 2013 — Tested: Azimut Atlantis 34

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Get ready for fun times. European Editor Alan Harper managed to steal away this stern drive-powered Azimut Atlantis 34 from the boat show for a brief romp outside the harbor at Cannes. See what he found out about it here. ➤

Tested: Azimut Atlantis 34


Thursday, September 26, 2013 — Video: Talking Boats with Walter Schulz of Shannon Yachts

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Video: Talking Boats with Walter Schulz of Shannon Yachts Boatbuilders who break ground have opinions—lots of them. We got to spend some time with Walter Schulz of Shannon Yachts and talk about boat design. Listen in on the conversation here. ➤

Video: Talking Boats with Walter Schulz of Shannon Yachts


Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — In Depth: Hinckley IPS Repower

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Want to know more about repowering a boat with Volvo Penta IPS? Go behind the scenes of a Hinckley repower project to get a closer look at how it’s done. See detailed photos of the engine and pod drives here.➤

In Depth Gallery: Hinckley IPS Repower


Tuesday, September 24, 2013 — How to Take Care of Your Bow Thruster

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Your bow thruster is like a really handy stowaway—it sits quietly tucked belowdecks for most of the voyage, only to show up during close-quarters maneuvering to simplify the process and maybe even save the day. How do you make sure it’s there when you need it? Check out our handy tips here. ➤

How to Take Care of Your Bow Thruster


Monday, September 23, 2013 — Get a Closer Look: Galeon 420 Fly

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Get a more in-depth look at the Galeon 420 Fly, and see why Senior Editor Kevin Koenig found so much to recommend this sleek motoryacht. Here’s a hint: Modular furniture makes it more inviting. Check out the photos here. ➤

Closer Look: Galeon 420 Fly


Friday, September 20, 2013 — Tested: Palm Beach 55

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Understanding how a warped hull works will help you get what Palm Beach is all about. Check out our test of the company's 55-footer here. ➤

Tested: Palm Beach 55


Thursday, September 19, 2013 — Be the Baitfish

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Ever wonder what it's like to be the object of desire for a school of voracious game fish? The speed and ferocity of their attacks are hard to grasp. Get a look at what it's like to be a bait in a trolling dredge here. ➤

Be the Baitfish


Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — Get a Closer Look: Ferretti 960

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The Ferretti 960 uses a proven hull design in innovative ways. But it also is a beautiful boat. To see if you agree look here. ➤

Get a Closer Look: Ferretti 960


Tuesday, September 17, 2013 — What’s the Brokerage Market for the North Pacific 42?

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We spoke to three brokers who had a North Pacific 42 listed online, and they each had plenty to say about the design of the boat and its efficient performance, as well as the kind of buyers and sellers they encounter in the market. Read their insights here. ➤

What’s the Brokerage Market for the North Pacific 42?


Monday, September 16, 2013 — Video: Knowing Where You Are

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Capt. Bill Pike shares a simple method of paper-chart navigation—the bow and beam bearing. Hopefully your electronics never fail, but if they should, this technique may help you figure out just where you are. Check out the brief video here.➤

Video: Bow and Beam Bearing.


Friday, September 13, 2013 — Tested: Back Cove 34

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Back Cove Yachts sticks to its founding principle, which is to provide boaters with top-flight, single-screw Down East-style cruisers. But the Back Cove 34 is a great example of why staying true to oneself can mean a few surprises and a whole lot of fun. See what we’re talking about here. ➤

Tested: Back Cove 34


Thursday, September 12, 2013 — First Look: Defiance 46

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Chances are you’ve never seen anything quite like the Defiance 46 from Shannon Yachts. Sure her profile looks conservative and straightforward, but it conceals some creative propulsion ideas and a running surface you’ll want to know about. Learn more here. ➤

First Look: Defiance 46


Wednesday, September 11, 2013 — Semi-Custom Fun with Hunt Yachts

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If you understand how a boat goes together, you know it’s a pretty daunting task. As with most things of beauty and technical magnificence such as are built at Hunt Yachts, much of the process hides in the details—thousands of them. So approaching a semi-custom build is all about attitude. See what we mean here. ➤

Semi-Custom Fun with Hunt Yachts


Tuesday, September 10, 2013 — Tested: Princess V48

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The Princess V48 makes her U.S. premiere at the Newport International Boat Show this week, and she shows how this British boatbuilder has used smart ideas to create living space. But we met her in the U.K. to be sure you’d know all about her before she arrived. Check out our full test here. ➤

Tested: Princess V48


Monday, September 9, 2013 — Mentor State

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Many of us have a mentor, someone who helped us to grow and change our thinking in ways we wouldn’t have done on our own. And then there’s Michael Peters, who learned from one of the best. See what he has to say here. ➤

Mentor of Boat Design


Friday, September 6, 2013 — Tested: Galeon 420 Fly

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Ever see a motoryacht with a profile reminiscent of an express cruiser? Senior Editor Kevin Koenig tested the Galeon 420 Fly and discovered some innovative features. See what he found here. ➤

Tested: Galeon 420 Fly


Thursday, September 5, 2013 — Putting Satphones on the Spot

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Globalstar just completed the launch of a new satellite constellation to serve boaters in North American and Caribbean waters. This means Inmarsat and Iridium may have stiffer competition for voice and data customers. What does it mean to you? Read on to learn more. ➤

Globalstar Is Putting Satphones on the Spot


Wednesday, September 4, 2013 — First Look: Intrepid 375 Walk Around

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Get your head in the game. That’s what Intrepid does—the company digs into the thought process of buyers and boat owners. Then it makes boats that people will want. Exhibit A: the 375 Walk Around. Learn more here. ➤

First Look: Intrepid 375 Walk Around


Tuesday, September 3, 2013 — How to Get Home Safe

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Do you feel like you rely on navigation electronics too much to know where you are? Sometimes a blown fuse or other electrical problem changes the game—and not in your favor. Capt. Bill Pike shares his techniques and tools for getting home safely. Learn more about what you need to know here. ➤
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How to Get Home Safe


Friday, August 30, 2013 — Hinckley and IPS

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Perhaps you’ve heard, Hinckley recently announced select models will be available with Volvo Penta IPS pod propulsion rather than the typical jet drives. But Capt. Bill Pike had heard of an independent repower project that may seem interesting against the backdrop of that news. See what his investigation revealed here. ➤

Hinckley, IPS, and a Repower Project


Thursday, August 29, 2013 — First Look: Princess 52

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Making her U.S. debut at the upcoming Newport International Boat Show, the Princess 52 brings a notable amount of accommodation and living space for her LOA—simply start with the aft-galley layout and go from there. Learn more about her here. ➤

First Look: Princess 52


Wednesday, August 28, 2013 — Make It Snappy (Please)

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Have a camera-loving companion on your summer cruise? Send your snapshots of good times on your boat to us and you may see your boat and crew in Power & Motoryacht. Send your photos to us here. ➤

Get in Our Snapshot Contest


Tuesday, August 27, 2013 — Power & Motoryacht Top 100 Largest Yachts

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Have you perused our annual list of the 100 largest yachts in the world? The nine new additions may be turning up on a cruising ground near you. Have a look at our list and get insight into the details that set these beauties apart here. ➤

Power & Motoryacht Top 100 Largest Yachts


Monday, August 26, 2013 — How Boatbuilders Think

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Do you wish you could be a boatbuilder? Imagine working all day pursuing perfection and your passion for waterborne adventure. The crack team at Belize Motoryachts shares a little insight into their thought processes here. ➤

How Boatbuilders Think


Friday, August 23, 2013 — Make Your Engine Last Forever

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With proper maintenance and attention to detail, you can help your engine to keep running efficiently for a long, long time—if not actually forever. Here’s what you need to know. ➤

Make Your Engine Last Forever


Thursday, August 22, 2013 — Get In-Depth: Bruckmann Abaco 40

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Have a closer look at the Bruckmann Abaco 40, a Down East-style cruiser with some salty details. Capt. Bill Pike said in his review: “Within seconds, I was totally synced into one of the 40’s basic virtues—genuine, straightforward simplicity…” See more of what he’s talking about here. ➤

Bruckmann Abaco 40


Wednesday, August 21, 2013 — First Look: Nisi Xpresso 1700

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The NISI Xpresso 1700 has been prowling the coast this summer and you may forgiven if her striking appearance stopped you in your tracks. Just what it is about her that makes you stare— figure it out here. ➤

First Look: Nisi Xpresso 1700


Tuesday, August 20, 2013 — Secrets to a Clean Boat

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We all know there’s nothing like a professional shine on a boat, but do you know why the detailer’s methods work so well? There are methods to cleaning each type of surface, and it can make a big difference. Learn more about the techniques the pros use here. ➤

Secrets to a Clean Boat


Monday, August 19, 2013 — How Do Sailors Use Electronics?

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Powerboaters could learn a thing or two about using electronics from sailors. There are some new systems that make these lessons more apparent. See what we’re talking about here. ➤

How Do Sailors Use Electronics?


Friday, August 16, 2013 — Tested: Carver C34

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The age-old three-way standoff between hull size, accommodations space, and profile just got a lot more…confusing. To have this kind of room on a boat with these lines, well, you’ll have to see it to believe it. See more here. ➤

Tested Carver C34


Thursday, August 15, 2013 — First Look: Vripack Esquire 35

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The Esquire 35 from Dutch builder Vripack can fool the eye into thinking it’s seeing something larger—and that’s by design. We spoke to the designer to get more insight into how and why she lives so large. Learn more here. ➤

First Look: Vripack Esquire 35


Wednesday, August 14, 2013 — Snap Happy

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Have a camera-loving companion on your summer cruise? Send your snapshots of good times on your boat to us and you may see your boat and crew in Power & Motoryacht. Send your photos to us here. ➤

Get in Our Snapshot Contest

 


Tuesday, August 13, 2013 — What’s the Brokerage Market for the Post 50?

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We spoke to three brokers who had a Post 50 listed on BoatQuest.com, and they each had plenty to say about the boat’s design, performance, and the buyers and sellers in the market. Check out their insights here. ➤

What’s the Brokerage Market for the Post 50?


Monday, August 12, 2013 — The Snowden Solution

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While Edward Snowden and his ilk give world powers all manner of headaches, Michael Peters may have solution: Send them to sea. See what he’s talking about here. ➤

Michael Peters’s Snowden Solution


Thursday, August 8, 2013 — Tested: Astondoa 72 GLX

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This venerable Spanish builder works closely with owners to create custom features in conjunction with its own solid engineering, and the results speak for themselves. Get a feel for the Astondoa way of doing things here. ➤

Tested: Astondoa 72 GLX


Thursday, August 8, 2013 — Snap Happy

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Have a camera-loving companion on your summer cruise? Send your snapshots of good times on your boat to us and you may see your boat and crew in Power & Motoryacht. Send your photos to us here. ➤

Get in Our Snapshot Contest

 


Wednesday, August 7, 2013 — The 100 Largest Yachts in the World

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Power & Motoryacht’s annual listing of the world’s largest yachts is here. We give you insight into the design, construction, and style of these incredible feats of naval architecture and engineering. And check out the full list, including nine new additions here. ➤

The PMY 100: 2013

 


Tuesday, August 6, 2013 — Tested: Belize 54

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The Belize 54 offers substantial cruising capabilities in a hull that loves to run. And the more you learn about this company’s provenance, the more you’ll understand what goes into her, and what her owners get out of her. Learn more about the Belize 54 here. ➤

Tested: Belize 54


Monday, August 5, 2013 — Panbo.com: Do You Know About GPS Spoofing?

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Power & Motoryacht has long covered the danger of our reliance on a single navigation system such as GPS. Senior Electronics Editor Ben Ellison holds forth on the topic now that it’s back in the news. Check out what happened here. ➤

GPS Spoofing Revisited


Friday, August 2, 2013 — Get In-Depth: Cheoy Lee Bravo 88

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Have a closer look at the Cheoy Lee Bravo 88. Capt. Bill Pike found some features on his sea trial that stemmed from the builder’s commercial shipyard. Learn more about this rugged build in his test here. ➤ And check out the softer side of this formidable yacht with a comprehensive photo gallery here. ➤

Had a close look at the Cheoy Lee Bravo 88


Wednesday, July 31, 2013 — Snap To It (Please)

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Power & Motoryacht readers spend as much time as they can out on the water—share your boating memories with us. Enter our Snapshot competition and get your photo in Power & Motoryacht. Send us your photo here. ➤

Upload Your Snapshot

 


Tuesday, July 30, 2013 — The PMY 100: 2013

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As Power & Motoryacht’s annual list of the largest yachts in the world has evolved over the years, one thing has stayed the same: These yachts are the very elite members of a very exclusive club, and the latest additions to the list exhibit feats of naval architecture, engineering, and stylish design that astound the eye and boggle the mind. Take a look at this year’s PMY 100 to see what’s new, and also remember what the list looked like in years past. ➤

The PMY 100: 2013


Monday, July 29, 2013 — What You Need to Know About Fuel Polishing

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Clean fuel can keep your engine humming along smoothly, and your cruising uninterrupted by downtime in the yard. Read more about fuel-polishing systems here. ➤

What You Need to Know About Fuel Polishing


Friday, July 26, 2013 — Tested: Bruckmann Abaco 40

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The Bruckmann Abaco 40 puts traditional Down East lines on top of a slippery running surface to come up with a good-looking, efficient cruiser. See how the company builds the best technologies of today into a timeless profile here. ➤

Tested: Bruckmann Abaco 40


Thursday, July 25, 2013 — Get a Better Look at the Princess V62-S

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Come aboard the Princess V62-S with an in-depth photo gallery. Check out the great views here. ➤

Get a Better Look at the Princess V62-S



Wednesday, July 24, 2013 — Consider a Bareboat Charter

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What better way to get away than a bareboat charter? Start planning your far-flung voyage now—with our tips and tricks you won’t ever want to come back. The secret: Bring the kids. To see what we mean, read the expert advice here. ➤

Consider a Bareboat Charter


Tuesday, July 23, 2013 — Expert Varnishing Tips

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A good varnish job is a beautiful thing to behold. But getting it just right is not for the faint of heart—the trick is in the details. Learn how the professionals do the job here. ➤

Expert Varnishing Tips


Monday, July 22, 2013 — First Look: Sea Hunter Tournament 45

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The Sea Hunter Tournament 45 may have you waiting for the rest of the fleet to play catch-up, thanks to a 35-knot cruising speed (with optional quad four-stroke Yamaha outboards). Read on to see where this beefy center console tops out. ➤

First Look: Sea Hunter Tournament 45


Friday, July 19, 2013 — Tested: Azimut Magellano 43

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For cruisers looking for a versatile platform for on-the-water adventures, the Azimut Magellano 43 offers a good range of speed in an efficient package. Read more about her here. ➤

Tested: Azimut Magellano 43


Thursday, July 18, 2013 — Target: Yellowfin Tuna

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When summer’s sizzle begins to heat up the fishing, there’s opportunity to tie into big game all over the place. But it’s hard to beat leaping hundred-pound yellowfin. Go here to find out where and how to target these feisty game fish. ➤

Target: Yellowfin Tuna


Wednesday, July 17, 2013 — Lost at Sea: Basic Seamanship

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Yacht designer Michael Peters observed a limited sample of boaters in action. He didn’t like what he saw. At all. Read what he has to say on the subject here. ➤

Lost at Sea: Basic Seamanship


Tuesday, July 16, 2013 — Advice for New Boaters

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If you know someone who’s just starting out in boating, you’ve probably helped them along the way by showing them a great time on the water. But now they’re getting serious. Here’s some advice for those getting underway from the Buying and Selling Boats blog on BoatQuest.com.➤

Advice for New Boaters.


Monday, July 15, 2013 — First Look: Absolute 40STL

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The Absolute 40STL offers a wide-open platform for enjoying time on the water with family and friends. With fore and aft sunpads, dinettes both on deck and below, and a full galley, she’s ready for daytrips and the occasional overnight. Inspect her more closely here. ➤

First Look: Absolute 40STL


Friday, July 12, 2013 — Tested: Princess V62-S

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Looking for an express cruiser that ticks all the boxes? Try the next generation. The Princess V62-S takes design and construction to another level. Get a full sense of her here. ➤

Tested: Princess V62-S


Thursday, July 11, 2013 — Is a Carbon Tax in Your Future?

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The short answer is: Probably. But you should understand why a carbon tax is headed your way, and how other countries are managing it. Here’s what you need to know.➤

Is a Carbon Tax in your future?


Wednesday, July 10, 2013 — Thermal Imaging Gets Even Cooler

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Just when you thought onboard gadgetry had reached its limit, FLIR has introduced a thermal imager with technology previously unavailable to civilians like us. Have a look at the latest system here.➤

Thermal Imaging Gets Even Cooler


Tuesday, July 9, 2013 — Tested: Cheoy Lee Bravo 88

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Step aboard the Cheoy Lee Bravo 88 and you’ll find an elegant specimen with fine fit and finish. But if you dig a little deeper, details emerge that point to the company’s long history as a builder of rugged commercial vessels. The method is more than just good for boaters, it’s good for business. Learn more about it here.➤

Tested: Cheoy Lee Bravo 88


Monday, July 8, 2013 — Down East from Down Under

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The Palm Beach 55 Express takes the lines of the Down East style and adds a touch of racy Australian design below the waterline. The result is classic and efficient at the same time. Get a closer look at the Palm Beach 55 Express here. ➤

First Look: Palm Beach 55 Express


Wednesday, July 3, 2013 — Happy Independence Day

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The best gear makes us more independent as boaters. In the spirit of the holiday we give you a selection of gear to consider here. >

Happy Independence Day

 


Tuesday, July 2, 2013 — Look Back at the Grand Banks Eastbay 38

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The Grand Banks Eastbay 38 stands as a harbinger of great things to come. Ever think you’d like to own one yourself? Delve a little deeper on the first Eastbay here. >
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Look Back at the Grand Banks Eastbay 38


Monday, July 1, 2013 — Six Great Summer Cruises

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The boating experts know how to spend their summer days: Cruising. See what these six industry leaders have planned for their time away from the business of boating here. ➤

Six Great Summer Cruises


Friday, June 28, 2013 — Would You Ever Want to Own a True Classic?

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Stingray is sure to get under your skin. Designed by Ray Hunt, this motoryacht still sets the pace, even 57 years after her launch. And best of all, she’s for sale. Get a good long look at her inside and out here. ➤

Would You Ever Want to Own a True Classic?

 


Thursday, June 27, 2013 — What Makes a Boat Classic?

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Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr. has a great understanding of what makes boats appealing to their owners—all boats. Read how this both helps and hinders him in his job here. ➤

What Makes a Boat Classic?


Wednesday, June 26, 2013 —

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Capt. Steve Creel shares a convincing, if humorous tale that may dissuade you from your dream of becoming a yacht broker. Get the full picture here. ➤

So You Want to Be a Yacht Broker?


Tuesday, June 25, 2013 — Midseason Maintenance

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Most Power & Motoryacht readers really use their boats, so summer is high season—not the time you want to be thinking about maintenance chores and projects. But taking a few minutes here and there to adhere to a prescribed maintenance program will allow you to stay on the water with confidence. Check out the simple ideas here. ➤ For more great tips each week delivered straight to your inbox, subscribe to Rhumbline, our e-newsletter, by clicking here. ➤

Midseason Maintenance


Monday, June 24, 2013 — What Makes a Good Engine Room?

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While your boat may not have a well-designed engine room, there are modifications you can do to make it safer and simplify your maintenance chores. Learn more about them here. ➤

What Makes a good engine room?


Friday, June 21, 2013 — Tested: Grand Banks 55 Eastbay

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When a boat looks good swinging on the mooring out in front of the yacht club, that’s a good thing. But when that pretty profile is backed up with performance, cruising chops, and an owner who appreciates what she can do, now you’re looking at a real boat. For further reading: Our test of the Grand Banks 55 Eastbay here. ➤

Tested: Grand Banks 55 Eastbay


Thursday, June 20, 2013 — Target Acquired

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Electronics manufacturer Humminbird has long served the freshwater angling market and kept an eye on the big picture. And now they’ve developed a radar-like sonar system that could change the game for all boaters, saltwater and fresh. Learn more about this category-killing development here. ➤

Humminbird’s 360 Imaging


Wednesday, June 19, 2013 — How Propellers Affect Performance

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When a boat’s performance heads south, the props are often called into question (along with other aspects of what makes a boat go). Learn the whys and hows of sorting performance issues with propellers (and beyond) here. ➤

How Propellers Affect Performance


Tuesday, June 18, 2013 — What’s the Brokerage Market for the Broward 100?

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We spoke to three brokers who each had a Broward 100 listed on BoatQuest.com to figure out what the market is doing for these motoryachts. Could you get into a 100-footer for less than you thought? Find out here. ➤

What’s the Brokerage Market for the Broward 100?


Monday, June 17, 2013 — First Look: Fairline Targa 48 Open

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The new-model machine that is Fairline has been functioning in overdrive lately. Case in point is the Fairline Targa 48 Open, with its electrically actuated canvas roof that brings the outside in when you want it. Learn more about her here. ➤

First Look: Fairline Targa 48 Open


Friday, June 14, 2013 — Tested: Tiara 3900 Coronet

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The Coronet has always been a value model for Tiara, and the latest addition to the line, the 3900 is no exception. But in some ways you may find this boat exceptional by the standards of today. Read more to see why. ➤

Tested: Tiara 3900 Coronet


Thursday, June 13, 2013 — First Look: Delta Powerboats 54 IPS

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Carbon-fiber construction and available triple-Volvo IPS power mean that Swedish boatbuilder Delta may be onto something. A spacious cockpit and sensible accommodations plan confirm it. Delve deeper on the Delta here. ➤

First Look: Delta Powerboats 54 IPS


Wednesday, June 12, 2013 — Following Up on Megayacht Yogi Sinking

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The French authorities have issued a report on the sinking of the megayacht Yogi. Capt. Bill Pike has analyzed its findings and come to some troubling conclusions. Read his article on his investigation and the report here. ➤

Following Up on Yogi Sinking


Tuesday, June 11, 2013 — Tested: Riva 63 Virtus

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The wind in your hair has always been a critical part of the Riva experience. Enter the Riva 63 Virtus, a big, bold, gleaming statement of an open boat. Learn more about her here. ➤ And opt in to Rhumbline, our weekly e-newsletter, and get great content delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up here. ➤

Tested: Riva 63 Virtus


Monday, June 10, 2013 — What Is a Lobster Boat?

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Many Down East-inspired designs lay claim to the mantle, but we feel the answer to this question has been deflected too long. Get the straight scoop on lobster boats, and figure out if yours is one or not here. ➤

What is a lobster boat?


Friday, June 7, 2013 — Tested: Maritimo M50

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Think you know yacht design? Find out how Maritimo inserted a spacious new accommodations plan in the M50 to top that of its vaunted 48-footer—with just two more feet of length. Read how the designers down under did it here. ➤

Tested: Maritimo M50


Thursday, June 6, 2013 — Five Reasons You Might Be a Boating Nut

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Think you have a problem with boats? We don’t, but then we—led by Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr.—may not be the best folks to ask. Please let us know after you do a little self-analysis here. ➤

Five Reasons You Might Be a Boating Nut


Wednesday, June 5, 2013 — First Look: Who’s Building a Jarrett Bay 32 Custom Center Console?

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Figure it out by process of elimination: He’s famous, he’s got great taste, and he obviously knows boats. Still stumped? Find out who’s building a Jarrett Bay 32 center console here. ➤

First Look: Jarrett Bay 32 Center Console


Tuesday, June 4, 2013 — Cruising Farther and Wider

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The Wider 42 is a boat that changes the game when it comes to combining speed, deck space, and a manageable LOA. See what unfolds when Senior Editor Kevin Koenig takes her down the Florida Keys here. ➤
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Monday, June 3, 2013 — Video Views of the Sunseeker Predator 80

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Get a new first impression of the Sunseeker Predator 80, a sleek and sensual speedster just drenched in style. Let your imagination run wild as you watch what happens when she takes to sea here. ➤

Video Views of the Sunseeker Predator 80


Friday, May 31, 2013 — In the Hunt…for Fun!

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Come along on a cruise to Maine’s Monhegan Island to get a sense of what the Hunt 44 can do. Then let your imagination plan her voyages well into the future. Get started on your way Down East here. ➤

Take the Hunt 44 to Monhegan


Thursday, May 30, 2013 — Troubleshooting the Right Way

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Nothing slows you down faster than a mechanical problem on your boat. Solve the problem fast by following the ten commandments of troubleshooting available here. ➤

Troubleshooting the Right Way


Wednesday, May 29, 2013 — The Global Business of Yacht Design

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Our columnist (and yacht designer) Michael Peters understands more about the way the world works because he has worked his way around it. Find out what his far-flung clients have taught him here. ➤

The Global Business of Yacht Design


Tuesday, May 28, 2013 — What Voyage-Planning Software Can Do for You

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Voyage-planning software lets you pass your eyes over your course in advance of a cruise while sitting at your helm, using your home computer, or even on a tablet or other mobile device. Learn more about how to use this powerful navigational tool here. ➤

Voyage Planning Made Easy


Friday, May 24, 2013 — Tested: Hargrave 76 Flushdeck

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The Hargrave 76 captures the essence of her owner’s vision. Her performance is solid and her fit and finish beyond reproach, but it’s the whole package taken together that’s truly extraordinary. See what we mean here. ➤

Tested: Hargrave 76 Flushdeck


Thursday, May 23, 2013 — Raymarine gS Series Glass-Bridge Helm System

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Raymarine’s Lighthouse user interface is spreading to every level of its product line and the new gS Series is no exception. Check out how this glass-bridge helm system shares data with users here. ➤

Raymarine gS Series Glass-Bridge Helm System


Wednesday, May 22, 2013 — Flat(fish) Out in California

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The halibut bite in California may put a bend in your rod and a smile on your face. Find out what you need to know to make the most of it here. ➤

California Halibut Turn On


Tuesday, May 21, 2013 — Time to Upgrade Your Boat’s Upholstery?

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Take a step back and really look at your boat’s upholstery. Is it time for an upgrade? Capt. Bill Pike’s tips will have you on the road to recover-y in no time. Check them out here. ➤
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Time to Upgrade Your Boat’s Upholstery?


Friday, May 17, 2013 — Delivering (and Testing) the MarineMax 484

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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 brand-new 484 powercat from Florida to the BVI. Well, if you didn’t know already, the man can spin up a sea story. See what happened on the MarineMax 484 here. ➤

Delivering (and Testing) the MarineMax 484


Thursday, May 16, 2013 — First Look: Silverton 43C

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An old-school convertible profile meets an urban-style loft-apartment interior? Don’t worry—you’re reading that correctly. Look for yourself at how the Silverton 43C makes a case for this curious combination here. ➤

First Look: Silverton 43C


Wednesday, May 15, 2013 — Turn the Radio On

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If that handy handheld VHF doesn’t hold a charge like it should anymore, or doesn’t seem to perform like it once did, it may be time for an upgrade. And VHF has come a long way. One example: The Simrad HH36, which brings huge function and really smart design. Check it out here. ➤

Simrad HH36 VHF

 


Tuesday, May 14, 2013 — What’s the Brokerage Market for the Tiara 4300 Sovran?

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We spoke to three brokers who each had a Tiara 4300 Sovran listed on BoatQuest.com. See what they had to say about the boat and what it has to offer on the brokerage market here. ➤

What’s the Brokerage Market for the Tiara 4300 Sovran?


Monday, May 13, 2013 — First Look: Custom Line Navetta 26

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What is it about the Custom Line Navetta 26 that makes people sit up and take notice? Perhaps it’s the big-boat amenities wrapped up in a manageable package, or the hushed interior. Check her out here. ➤

First Look: Custom Line Navetta 26


Friday, May 10, 2013 — Tested: Austin Parker 42

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When an Italian builder creates a lobster yacht, we would expect a different take on what was once a distinctly American design. But what came of this combination in the hands of designer Fulvio De Simoni is something else entirely. See what happens when two design traditions converge here. ➤

Tested: Austin Parker 42


Thursday, May 9, 2013 — Tune In

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How do you choose the music on your boat? If you’re not allowed control of such things, but would like to be, we offer a little playlist that will get you on your way, complete with the tunes for your listening enjoyment. Turn it up to 11 here. ➤

Help Choosing Tunes Onboard

 


Wednesday, May 8, 2013 — The Whole World (Wide Web) in a Tiny Package

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The KVH TracPhone V3-IP gives fast data download speeds and talk time at reasonable airtime rates. But it uses a dome that’s just a shade over 15 inches in diameter. Learn more about this robust satcom system here. ➤

Satellite Internet and Voice with the KVH TracPhone V3-IP


Tuesday, May 7, 2013 — Tested: Sunseeker Predator 80

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Superlatives will surely follow the Sunseeker Predator 80 on every leg of her voyage. From incredible available performance to luxurious interior appointments, this suave and sophisticated cruiser conjures images of international intrigue, evening trysts, and port arrivals under cover of darkness. Find out more about the Sunseeker Predator 80 here. ➤
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Tested: Sunseeker Predator 80


Monday, May 6, 2013 — First Look: Everglades 355ccx

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Everglades boats recommends triple outboard power for its latest center console, the 355ccx. Why? The options list will equip this boat to handle anything a convertible sportfishermen would face fishing offshore. Learn more about her tuna tower, her ride, and more here. ➤

First Look: Everglades 355ccx


Friday, May 3, 2013 — Tested: Bertram 54

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When we think of brands with a rich heritage, Bertram comes to mind. We recently got aboard the new 54 for a spirited test. According to Editor-In-Chief George Sass Jr., the revised ride of this new model warrants closer inspection, along with plenty of her other features, inside and out. See what our test revealed here. ➤

Tested: Bertram 54


Thursday, May 2, 2013 — Striped Bass Turn On

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Anglers up and down the East Coast are beginning to see the striped bass run in earnest. Learn the wheres and whys of stripers and what you can do to get in on the action here. ➤

Striped Bass Turn On


Wednesday, May 1, 2013 — Make the Most of Each Boating Day

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Ever feel like you missed an opportunity? Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr. can relate. One day off the water changed his outlook for the better. Check out how it shook down here. ➤

Make the Most of Each Boating Day


Tuesday, April 30, 2013 — Fishing Florida’s Sailfish Alley

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Learning from Capt. Jon Duffie, an expert angler and captain, Senior Editor Jason Wood tries his hand at fishing for sailfish in Florida’s famed Sailfish Alley off Palm Beach, Florida. Check out how he did, what he caught, and what he learned, here. ➤

Fishing Florida’s Sailfish Alley


Monday, April 29, 2013 — First Look: Garcia 54

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The Garcia 54 made her stateside debut at the Annapolis Powerboat Show after her premiere in Cannes, making the Transatlantic crossing on her own bottom. Designed to the nines, this long-range cruiser makes the most of the onboard space of her aluminum hull. Get a closer look at her here. ➤

First Look: Garcia 54


Friday, April 26, 2013 — Tested: Garlington 49

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When you look at a new custom sportfisherman, you see the latest offspring from a long and storied evolution of a species. The Garlington 49 is just such a specimen, from the running surface to the tips of the outriggers, and everything in between. See how the Garlington 49 puts fish in the crosshairs here. ➤

Tested: Garlington 49


Thursday, April 25, 2013 — Understanding Hull Design

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When you think about why your boat runs the way it does, your brain may give you a bunch of static. That’s because you haven’t filled it with the knowledge it needs to make the leap and fill you in. Change the equation: Learn about hull design here. ➤

Understanding Hull Design


Wednesday, April 24, 2013 — Tested: Pursuit SC 365i

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Looking for something different? So was Pursuit when they designed its new SC 365i, with integrated outboard technology, and that’s just the beginning. Check out Pursuit’s latest compilation of features and style here. ➤

Tested: Pursuit SC 365i


Tuesday, April 23, 2013 — The Complete Onboard Toolkit

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Even the most accomplished marine diesel mechanic can’t fix a simple problem without the proper tools. Take a peek inside one skipper’s complete travel toolbag and learn how to equip yourself to be ready for trouble. See the full kit here. ➤
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The Complete Onboard Toolkit


Monday, April 22, 2013 — First Look: Princess V62

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What better way to spend a Monday in April than taking five minutes to have a quick glance at the Princess V62. This is an express cruiser that gets the details right. Get a quick look at her here. And then, back to work. ➤

First Look: Princess V62


Friday, April 19, 2013 — Tested: Monte Carlo Yachts 70

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For confirmation of the refinement of pod propulsion, look no further than the MCY 70. The rumble from beneath the the decks heralds a level of sophistication on a par with the rest of the boat. You’ll see what we mean— have a closer look here.➤

Tested: Monte Carlo Yachts 70


Thursday, April 18, 2013 — Dial in Your Fishing Helm

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Do your electronics help you catch more fish? Or are you spending more time turning the knobs on your helm than the crank on your reel? Learn how to use your electronics to optimize your time on the water this season— read all about it here. ➤

Dial in Your Fishing Helm


Wednesday, April 17, 2013 — First Look: 90 Sunreef Power

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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 about this big, wide cat here. ➤

First Look: 90 Sunreef Power

 


Tuesday, April 16, 2013 — What’s the Brokerage Market for Hatteras 60 Convertible?

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Solid construction and great interior space have added up to breathe a rich second life into the vaunted Hatteras 60 Convertible. We spoke to three brokers who each have a Hatteras 60 Convertible listed on BoatQuest.com. Read what they had to say about the boats and the market for them here. ➤
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What’s the Brokerage Market for Hatteras 60 Convertible?


Monday, April 15, 2013 — Tested: Prestige 500 S

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Lightweight construction and IPS power come together in the fine form of a Prestige 500 S. Throw in a positively gaping sunroof and a price point that’s too good to believe and you may have some adjectives of your own to apply. Check out the full test here. ➤

Tested: Prestige 500 S


Friday, April 12, 2013 — Go Long: Extended Test of the Cruisers 41 Cantius

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We used a loaner Cruisers 41 Cantius as though she was our own boat, and indeed we found plenty to like. Check out the Power & Motoryacht staff extended test of the Cruisers 41 Cantius here. ➤

Extended Test of the Cruisers 41 Cantius

 


Thursday, April 11, 2013 — Let’s Think Small

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The beauty of custom tenders may be in the attention to detail that can only be carried out in a small boat built with a big budget. The result is unmatched design, suited to a purpose. See what we mean here. ➤

Bespoke Beauty: A Gallery of Custom Tenders


Wednesday, April 10, 2013 — Gear Up for the Season

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So many developments in equipment and gear help us enjoy our boats more. From safety to onboard comfort to entertaining, great ideas keep coming, and we’ve put together a few of the best here. ➤

Gear Up for the Season


Tuesday, April 9, 2013 — Ready for Summer?

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As spring gets into full swing, a young man’s thoughts turn to summer fun. Are you looking to upgrade to the Ocean Alexander 120, get after the fish with the Bertram 54, or try something entirely new this summer. Check out the latest Ocean Alexander here. ➤ If you want to get great content delivered straight to your e-mail inbox, sign up for Rhumbline, our weekly e-newsletter here. ➤

The Award-Winning Ocean Alexander 120


Monday, April 8, 2013 — Is Your iPad the Future of Marine Electronics?

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Tablets are doing more and more on boats, interfacing with the helm and entertainment systems. Will there come a day when they will be the boat’s systems? We explore this question here. ➤

Is Your iPad the Future of Marine Electronics?


Friday, April 5, 2013 — Tested: Azimut 55S

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If you want forward-looking design, take a peek at the styling of the Azimut 55S. If you want high-tech engineering and admirable performance, you need not look elsewhere. And then there’s our test, which may show you some things you hadn’t thought of. Read the test here. ➤

Tested: Azimut 55S


Thursday, April 4, 2013 — A New Way to See a Very Old Place

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Boaters know water is a great way to set yourself apart from the rest of the world. The Galápagos Islands are this idea come to life. And a pair of hotels from Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts are the newest way to see those unique ecosystems up close. Learn more here. ➤

Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts in the Galápagos


Wednesday, April 3, 2013 — Tested: Deep Impact 360 C

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Outboard power has come a long way, and the three Verados hanging on the transom of the Deep Impact 360 C will certainly make their presence known. But it’s what the hull does—and you can do with her—that sets this speedster apart. Check out our full test report here. ➤

Tested: Deep Impact 360 C


Tuesday, April 2, 2013 — Make Your Boat a Long-Term Investment

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You paid good money for your boat and all her onboard equipment. Why not maximize your investment? Capt. Bill Pike has tips and tricks to help her last longer. See what he recommends here. ➤
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Make Your Boat a Long-Term Investment


Monday, April 1, 2013 — First Look: Magnum Marine Bestia

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Arneson Surface Drives and twin 1,925-horsepower MTUs give this gleaming gold 49-footer a cruising speed of more than 50 knots. Say hello to the Magnum Marine Bestia, described by Senior Editor Kevin Koenig as “fit for a Bond villain.” And he’s not fooling, either. Read about her here. ➤

First Look: Magnum Marine Bestia


Friday, March 29, 2013 — Tested: Salish Sea 48

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There’s a funny story about when Capt. Bill Pike took the Salish Sea 48 for a sea trial. It came time to dock the boat… read more about it here. ➤

Tested: Salish Sea 48


Thursday, March 28, 2013 — Simrad Takes On the Russians

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Well, not really. What we meant was that Simrad’s new GS25 is a GPS antenna and a GLONASS antenna. More satellites, more precise positioning. But the GS25 does more, too. Read all about it here. ➤

Simrad’s Russian Revolution


Wednesday, March 27, 2013 — First Look: Greenline 33

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The idea behind the Greenline 33, and indeed the entire product catalog from the company, is efficient cruising. To that end, lightweight construction, a slippery hull design, small, clean-running diesel engines linked to hybrid-electric systems, and photovoltaic cell arrays all play a role. To learn more about this clever design, click here. ➤

First Look: Greenline 33


Tuesday, March 26, 2013 — Buff Your Hull the Right Way

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That gleaming finish does more than wow them on the dock. It also protects your gelcoat and makes your boat stand up better to ultraviolet rays and salt water. That’s three good reasons to understand the process of a good buffing. To break down the process and learn about technique and materials, click here. ➤ For great content delivered directly to your e-mail, click here to sign up for Rhumbline our weekly e-Newsletter.

Buff Your Hull the Right Way


Monday, March 25, 2013 — Garmin’s GPSMAP 8000 Series Combines Power and Simplicity

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The GPSMAP 8000 is being hailed as Garmin’s new flagship. This is a system that would seem right at home on a large yacht, but we saw it installed on a 32-foot Scout center console. Learn more about the system here. ➤

Garmin’s GPSMAP 8000 Series Combines Power and Simplicity


Friday, March 22, 2013 — First Look: Riviera 445 SUV

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Want one boat that can do it all? Riviera introduced its 445 SUV to America at the February 2013 Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, saying the boat can fish and cruise with the best of them. See for yourself here. ➤

First Look: Riviera 445 SUV


Thursday, March 21, 2013 — Meet Don Aronow

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Think you know the story of the king of speed? You may be surprised to hear about Don Aronow from the family, friends, and colleagues who knew him best. Read our feature here. ➤

Meet Don Aronow


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 — Broker Insight: What’s the Brokerage Market for the Grand Banks 42 Classic?

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We spoke to three brokers who each had a Grand Banks 42 Classic listed on BoatQuest.com. Check out what they said about the boats here. ➤

What’s the Brokerage Market for the Grand Banks 42 Classic?

 


Monday, March 18, 2013 — Cheap CHIRP

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Raymarine has just rolled out its Dragonfly combo unit and we’ve got to say, this is big functionality in a small package. Two kinds of CHIRP sounding and a chartplotter for under $700. Learn more here. ➤

Raymarine Dragonfly Adds CHIRP for Less


Thursday, March 14, 2013 — First Look: Fleming 58

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The latest addition to the Fleming line of long-range cruisers is the 58, a natural evolution of the proven 55. Look for a full-beam amidships master and additional headroom in the engine space. Also look for the far side of the horizon, because that’s where she’s built to go. Learn more about her here. ➤

First Look: Fleming 58


Wednesday, March 13, 2013 — See for Yourself: Cheoy Lee 76 Alpha Flybridge

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The Palm Beach International Boat Show—to be held March 21 to 24—is a superb venue to see boats. The show’s manageable size lets prospective buyers really get a good look at the yachts on display. And what better setup for the Cheoy Lee 76 Alpha Flybridge, a boat that must be seen to be believed. Read our full test report here. ➤ And to receive Rhumbline, our weekly eNewsletter, and stay up to date on the latest launches, sign up here. ➤

Check out the Cheoy Lee 76 Alpha Flybridge at the Palm Beach International Boat Show


Monday, March 11, 2013 — Tested: Fairline Targa 62 GT

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If you think top-flight fit and finish is sexy, then you should join Senior Editor Kevin Koenig on his sea trial of the Fairline Targa 62 GT. You'll see what we mean when you read his test report here. ➤

Tested: Fairline Targa 62 GT


Friday, March 8, 2013 — First Look: Viking 62 Convertible

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With her LOA a bit over 62 feet, the Viking 62 Convertible is built to get you to the fishing grounds, or anywhere else you point her bow. And she does it in style. Learn more of what you need to know to own one here. ➤

First Look: Viking 62 Convertible

 


Thursday, March 7, 2013 — First Look: Princess V57

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The sleek lines of the Princess V57 enfold some clever design features that make for fine times aboard. From her three-stateroom layout to her gaping sunroof to her tender garage, the V57 is ready for all you can imagine and more. Fire your imagination further here. ➤

First Look: Princess V57


Wednesday, March 6, 2013 — Tested: Palm Beach 45

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Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr. shares a different take on the business of boatbuilding in his test of the Palm Beach 45. If this boat is any indicator about what setting the right goals can accomplish, we want to know more. Learn more about this Australian builder here. ➤

Tested: Palm Beach 45


Tuesday, March 5, 2013 — Beyond GPS: New Satellite Navigation Systems

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GPS is the only game in town, but not for long. Join us for a tour of the new satellite-navigation systems coming our way, and learn why it will be a good thing for boaters. Click here to know more. ➤
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Beyond GPS: New Satellite Navigation Systems


Monday, March 4, 2013 — Dripless Shaft Seals Need Special Care

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There are a few things to think about to keep your dripless shaft seals in good working order. To learn how to maintain this critical part of your drivetrain, and replace the seal the right way when the time comes, click here. ➤

Dripless Shaft Seals Need Special Care


Friday, March 1, 2013 — Tested: Tiara 3600 Coronet

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The creativity that went into the layout on the Tiara 3600 Coronet made us stop and think about all the ways to use that boat. See if you can think of a few of your own. Check out the details here. ➤

Tested: Tiara 3600 Coronet


Wednesday, February 27, 2013 — Striper Time Is Coming

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The early bird may catch the worm, but it’s the angler who uses the right bait that hooks those first striped bass that poke their noses in range. Read about the best way to shell them this spring here. ➤

Get Into Early Stripers This Spring


Tuesday, February 26, 2013 — Tested: Riviera 75

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When a boat meets the needs of her owner, the result can be pure bliss. Editor-In-Chief George Sass Jr. took the helm of the Riviera 75 in the Coral Sea to get a feel for what this boat can do, and got a sense of the owner she’s made for. Read his full test here. ➤

Tested: Riviera 75


Monday, February 25, 2013 — Gear Up

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We understand that equipping your boat is a labor of love. You don’t buy just anything to bring aboard—that’s a waste of time, energy, and money. So we do our best to keep you in the know about what’s new in equipment and gear here. ➤

Stay in the Know About the Latest Gear


Friday, February 22, 2013 — Tested: Ferretti 870

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Ferretti gives us a motoryacht that may appeal to cruisers following the Med party scene and salty yachtsmen alike. That’s some trick—learn how they pulled it off here. ➤

Tested: Ferretti 870


Thursday, February 21, 2013 — Tech Report: Volvo V8-380

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Volvo used a host of technologies to put this gasoline-powered V-8 up against the big-block big boys. See what happens to performance and fuel economy when variable valve timing enters the picture. Read our report here. ➤

Variable Valve Timing on the Volvo V8-380


Wednesday, February 20, 2013 — First Look: Scout 320 LXF PR

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Get in the zone with the Scout 320. And by that we mean both the strike zone—since she’s ready to fish—and the CZone, a smart distributed-power system installed to give seamless control of electrical system. Learn more about this advanced center console here. ➤

First Look: Scout 320 LXF PR Center Console


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 — The Smart Way to Refresh Your Interior

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Maybe your saloon isn’t looking quite as sharp as you’d like. Take heart—we’ve got some expert advice on caring for onboard joinery that may save you time and money. Read all about it here. ➤
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Refresh Your Boat’s Interior


Monday, February 18, 2013 — Linux Comes aboard with Digital Yacht

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Worried about putting a personal computer on your boat? Use one that’s made to be there: Digital Yacht’s Aqua 50 marine PC works with a range of DC input levels and has a 64-gigabyte hard drive designed to work without a cooling fan. Learn more here. ➤

Digital Yacht Aqua 50 Marine PC


Friday, February 15, 2013 — Broker Insight: What is the Brokerage Market for a Lazzara 76?

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We spoke to three brokers who each had a Lazzara 76 listed online, and they each had plenty to offer about buying and selling these boats in today’s market. Check out what they said here. ➤

What is the Brokerage Market for a Lazzara 76?


Thursday, February 14, 2013 — Tested: Sunseeker Portofino 40

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To help you enjoy the azure waters of the Mediterranean properly, a boat must perform in a range of conditions. Sunseeker has been refining this idea since its inception. Read about the latest version, the Portofino 40, here. ➤

Tested: Sunseeker Portofino 40


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 — Clean Marine Engines from John Deere

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John Deere’s new 4.5-liter marine diesel meets EPA Marine Tier 3 requirements and has enough power to replace the company’s older 6.8-liter Tier 2 engine. Want to know more about this PowerTech line? Click here. ➤

Clean, Power John Deere Diesels


Tuesday, February 12, 2013 — New Boats at the Miami Boat Shows

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The Marlow Mainship 32 is just one of many, many boats that will be making her debut at the boat shows this week in Miami. Read more about her here. ➤ And if you like to be in the know on the latest launches, Rhumbline, our weekly e-newsletter delivers quality Power & Motoryacht content to your e-mail inbox. Sign up here. ➤

Marlow Mainship 32 Debuts in Miami



Monday, February 11, 2013 — C-Map's Plan2Nav Mobile App

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Finally--a worthwhile use for mobile devices. The Plan2Nav app from C-Map provides chartplotting function for mobile devices including iPhone, iPad, and those running the Android operating system. To learn to plan your voyages from anywhere, click here.➤

C-Map's Plan2Nav Provides Mobile Chartplotting


Friday, February 8, 2013 — Outboard Controls Catch Up

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Two systems provide joystick maneuverability to outboard-powered boats. We took a look at the latest systems from Yamaha and Mercury Marine. See what we found out here. ➤

Outboard Controls Catch Up

 


Thursday, February 7, 2013 — FLIR Helps Boaters Know What They’re Seeing

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Night vision is cool technology, no doubt about it. But interpreting what you’re seeing on a thermal-imaging scope is not always be simple—until now. Instalert is FLIR’s answer to that. See what it does here. ➤

How FLIR Helps Boaters Know What They’re Seeing

 


Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — Tested: Cheoy Lee 76 Alpha Flybridge

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Learn all about our test of Cheoy Lee’s latest performance motoryacht, the 76 Alpha Flybridge. The boat has some cool technology onboard, and uses V-drives to open up its accommodation plan. Read about our test here. ➤

Tested: Cheoy Lee 76 Alpha Flybridge


Tuesday, February 5, 2013 — The Insider’s Guide to the Miami Boat Shows

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We know you like new boats, and there’s plenty of them in Miami: motoryachts, center consoles, Down East-style cruisers, long-range passagemakers, fish-ready convertibles, express cruisers, and more. Check out our show guide and learn more about what you’ll see in Miami. ➤

Insider’s Guide to Miami Boat Shows

 


Monday, February 4, 2013 — Straight Talk on Using Your VHF

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The trick to getting the most out of your VHF radio? Know the proper way to use it. Capt. Bill Pike has found that being polite is the first step. Here’s what else he can tell you. ➤

Straight Talk on Using Your VHF


Friday, February 1, 2013 — IPS vs. Zeus

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Pod propulsion questions now are met with an embarassment of riches. But which is better, Volvo Penta’s IPS or Cummins Mercruiser Diesel’s Zeus system? We take on this tough question here. ➤

IPS vs. Zeus

 


Thursday, January 31, 2013 — Catch a Sailfish from Your Boat

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Catch a Sailfish from Your Boat//Ever wonder if you could catch a sailfish from your boat? Check out this one-page angling gameplan and get into some billfish action—we’re pretty sure you’ll come home with a fish story. See the plan here. ➤

Catch a Sailfish from Your Boat

 


Wednesday, January 30, 2013 — Learn about the Lowrance Elite 7 Chartplotter and Fishfinder

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Lowrance’s latest chartplotter, the Elite 7 HDI combines navigation and sounding functions in one easy-to-use unit with many interesting features, including NMEA 2000 compatibility. Need a new plotter? Have a look at this. ➤

Lowrance Elite 7 Chartplotter

 


Tuesday, January 29, 2013 — First Look: Back Cove Dayboat 37

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This summer, keep an eye peeled for this dayboat layout from Back Cove, and think back to when the days of your boating youth were bathed in golden light, and seemed to go on forever. You’ll see what we mean, here. ➤

First Look: Back Cove Dayboat 37

 


Monday, January 28, 2013 — VHF Gets Dialed In

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Manufacturers of VHF radios have to meet stringent new requirements, while adding more features to stay competitive. The boater is the overall winner, since we’re seeing some powerful new radios that are easier to use. Read more about VHF here.➤

What’s the Latest in VHF radios?

 


Friday, January 25, 2013 — Tested: The Cruise-Ready, Trailerable Ranger Tugs R-31

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Capt. Bill Pike knows the advantages of single-diesel cruising boats. So who better to give the new Ranger Tugs R-31 the once-over? Don’t let the traditional lines of this boat fool you, she’s innovative through and through. Read all about her here. ➤

Tested: Ranger Tugs R-31

 


Thursday, January 24, 2013 — Guided by Raymarine’s Latest Lighthouse

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Raymarine created its newest software user interface, called Lighthouse, to be updated periodically, just as you may see on some of your other consumer electronics. The advantages are obvious as the software can be tweaked without having to buy a new unit to get the benefits. Learn more about what Lighthouse v5 has to offer here. ➤

New Advantages of Raymarine Lighthouse v5

 


Wednesday, January 23, 2013 — Handsome Hacker-Craft

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There’s something about the one-word slogan of Tommy Bahama, the island-lifestyle brand, that speaks to us: Relax. Well it’s not just us—seems that Tommy and Hacker-Craft are on the same page. And that’s why they collaborated on this nifty 27-footer. Check it out here. ➤

First Look: Tommy Bahama Edition Hacker-Craft 27

 


Tuesday, January 22, 2013 — Automating Your Own Trim Tabs

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Automated trim tabs can help your boat run better while letting you think about one less thing. That’s win-win in our book. Better yet—you can install them yourself. Check out the step-by-step instructions here. ➤
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DIY Automated Trim Tabs

 


Monday, January 21, 2013 — Check Out the Fairline Squadron 60

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Squadron is what UK-based boatbuilder Fairline calls its series of elegant flying-bridge yachts, and the 60 falls right in the heart of the line. Learn about the amenities and fit and finish of this newest addition to Fairline’s stable here. ➤

First Look: Fairline Squadron 60

 


Friday, January 18, 2013 — Tested: Pershing 82

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Meet the latest from Pershing Yachts: the 82. She moves the water at better than 46 knots by her ZF SeaRex surface drives, and wraps you and your guests in sleek design. Learn all about her here. ➤

Tested: Pershing 82

 


Thursday, January 17, 2013 — Do You Need Forward-Looking Sonar?

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Don’t rely on pure dumb luck to miss things that go “bump” in the water—instead see them coming and turn the boat. Forward-looking sonar can provide that peace of mind and it may be changing rapidly, sooner than you think. Read all about it here. ➤

Forward-Looking Sonar’s Next Act

 


Wednesday, January 16, 2013 — Broker Insight: What Is the Brokerage Market for the Carver 560 Voyager?

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We spoke to three brokers who each had a Carver 560 Voyager listed on BoatQuest.com. To read what each broker had to say about the boat and the market for buying and selling her, click here.➤

Broker Insight: What Is the Brokerage Market for the Carver 560 Voyager?

 


Monday, January 14, 2013 — Debut of the Sunseeker Predator 68

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As the 2013 Tullet Prebon London Boat Show began, showgoers were on the lookout for a new predator. The Sunseeker Predator 68 made her debut at the ExCel Center in London’s Docklands, offering accommodations for six guests and speeds of up to 33 knots. Check out the shiny new Sunseeker here. ➤

First Look: Sunseeker Predator 68

 


Friday, January 11, 2013 — A Simple Way to Secure Your Boat

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The GOST NT-Evolution is just that—evolved. The onboard security system is compact enough for a center console, yet capable enough to provide security monitoring for a much larger boat, with sensors available to fit any need you can imagine. Check it out here. ➤

GOST NT-Evolution: Smart, Simple Onboard Security

 


Thursday, January 10, 2013 — Get a Look at the Grand Banks 43 Heritage EU

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Here’s a first look at the Grand Banks 43 Heritage EU, a boat that makes the most of today’s technology while staying true to the tenets that established the brand. Read more about her here. ➤
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First Look: Grand Banks 43 Heritage EU

 


Tuesday, January 8, 2013 — The Circumnavigator Is Not Circumspect

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World-girdling voyager Bruce Kessler reflects on his life on the water, and off. Check out what he had to say here. ➤

Circumnavigating the Mind of Bruce Kessler

 


Monday, January 7, 2013 — Navionics Wants Your Sonar Data

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Navionics SonarCharts add the data from your sonar log to a layer of cartography. Users who review data on the Navionics community layer of user-generated content will understand what this local knowledge brings. See more about SonarCharts here. ➤

Add Your Data to Navionics SonarCharts

 


Friday, January 4, 2013 — Boating into the New Year

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We all have made resolutions that we promptly forget. Instead we offer a plan for boating your way through 2013. While you may have some ideas of your own, here’s a month-by-month plan to get you started. ➤
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Boating into 2013

 


Thursday, January 3, 2013 — Think You Know How Boats Are Built?

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Boatbuilding has incorporated many high-tech methods in the pursuit of better hulls, stronger construction, and a smooth ride in all conditions. You may know how boats go together, but we guarantee there’s an aspect you don’t know about. Check out the complete guide here. ➤

How Boats Are Built

 


Wednesday, January 2, 2013 — So Many Gizmos, So Little Time

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We extend a big Power & Motoryacht welcome to our new Senior Electronics Editor, Ben Ellison, who writes and curates loads of quality marine electronics content on Panbo.com. To learn more about Ben and his information-packed Web site, click here. ➤

Welcome Aboard Panbo.com

 


Saturday, December 29, 2012 — New Year's Resolutions for Boaters

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Make 2013 the best boating year ever: Think about the kind of boater you want to be. Our simple chart will help you realize your dreams-- see it here. ➤

New Year's Resolutions for Boaters

 


Thursday, December 20, 2012 — First Look: Horizon E56

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The Horizon E56 has Volvo Penta IPS power. This configuration combines with a beam greater than 15 feet to give her an enviable amount interior space. Get a better sense of what she offers here. ➤

First Look: Horizon E56

 


Wednesday, December 19, 2012 — Pull Your Prop the Right Way

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Understanding how props go on and off means you’re ahead of the game when it’s time to pull them. Learn the ins and outs of the process here. ➤
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Pull Your Prop the Right Way

 


Monday, December 17, 2012 — Creating Myths with Riva

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The best-laid plans…have top-notch renderings to help sell them to the guys who hold the purse strings. And if they’re like us, they can’t wait to step right into these scenes. Check out the details of the Riva 122 Mythos here. ➤

Creating Myths with Riva

 


Friday, December 14, 2012 — Now We’re Cooking on the Cruisers 41 Cantius

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Thinking back on 2012, some of our team’s best times were on our project boat, a Cruisers 41 Cantius. And what better way to end a workday than dinner onboard in a quiet anchorage? Read more here. ➤

Cooking on the Cruisers 41 Cantius.

 


Thursday, December 13, 2012 — Five Outboards, No Waiting

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Would you ever want to drive a boat with this high-powered outboard setup hanging off the transom? If you do, you just might need a Cigarette (the boat, not the butt). See what we mean here. ➤

First Look: Cigarette 42 Huntress

 


Wednesday, December 12, 2012 — Chase Down the Pursuit 260C

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Have you seen the latest center console from Pursuit? The 260C has a forward seating area, twin four-stroke outboards from Yamaha, and a T-top with curved powder-coated pipework and plenty of grab handles that helps us remember how fun it can be to rip across the waves. Refresh your own memory here. ➤

First Look: Pursuit 260C

 


Tuesday, December 11, 2012 — Broker Insight: What’s the Brokerage Market for a Mainship 430?

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Whether you’re planning a Great Loop cruise or just a great weekend on the boat, the Mainship 430 may be just what you’re looking for. Learn more about the market for buying and selling these trusty cruisers here. ➤
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Broker Insight: What’s the Brokerage Market for a Mainship 430?

 


Monday, December 10, 2012 — Editors’ Choice: The Enduring Classic Award

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The Enduring Classic Award is a special category in the 2012 AIM Marine Group Editors’ Choice Awards because it speaks to the real methods of boatbuilding, tweaking and improving a build over the years as testament to the fact that the design was right the first time. Learn more about the winner of the Enduring Classic Award here. ➤

Editors’ Choice 2012: Enduring Classic Award

 


Friday, December 7, 2012 — Tested: MJM 36z

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Check out the MJM 36z—you may be surprised to learn about how advanced the build is, considering the traditional Down East profile. Read our test here. ➤

Tested: MJM 36z

 


Thursday, December 6, 2012 — 2012 AIM Marine Group Editors’ Choice Awards

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The editors at Power & Motoryacht and our sister publications honored individual achievement and the best boats in their respective categories with the 2012 AIM Marine Group Editors’ Choice Awards. Check out all the winners here. ➤

2012 AIM Marine Group Editors’ Choice Awards

 


Wednesday, December 5, 2012 — First Look: Trinity 120

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Check out the American-made Trinity 120 headed down the ways in Gulfport, Mississippi. This sleek design will feature four en suite staterooms, including a full-beam master. Get an early look at one of next year’s anticipated launches here. ➤

First Look: Trinity 120

 


Tuesday, December 4, 2012 — Big Satellite-TV Performance from Sea Tel

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The Sea Tel 3011 employs some of the same technology as the company’s larger dome systems, all in a 30-inch dish. Learn more about this three-axis, marine-stabilized antenna system here.➤

Sea Tel 3011 Satellite TV Antenna

 


Monday, December 3, 2012 — Tested: Viking 55 Convertible

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It wasn’t the elegant interior or the Viking 55, or the boat’s bad-ass profile that stopped Senior Editor Kevin Koenig in his tracks. It wasn’t even the Convertible’s impressive get-up-and-go. Rather, it was the opposite. See what we’re talking about here.➤

Tested: Viking 55 Convertible

 


Friday, November 30, 2012 — Bareboat Charter in the Abacos

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Have a need to feel warm, salt-tinged breezes tickling your toes as you recline on the flying bridge settee? You need to try the Abacos on a bareboat charter. Set your own agenda and enjoy loved ones in a beautiful tropical archipelago. Read about one bareboat experience here. ➤
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Bareboat Charter in the Abacos

 


Thursday, November 29, 2012 — Bringing a Computer Onboard

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Want to use a PC to navigate and manage your vessel? There are some details you will want to think about first. Find out if a PC system makes sense for your boat here. ➤

Bringing a Computer Onboard

 


Wednesday, November 28, 2012 — A Treat from Turkey

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You may think you’ve had enough Turkey lately, but the Vicem 107, from Turkey’s largest recreational boatbuilder, is anything but a leftover. Have a close look at her, inside and out. ➤

Turkey’s Vicem 107

 


Tuesday, November 27, 2012 — First Look: Magellano 76

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It’s hard to decide: You want to go far, but you also want to be able to go fast. You want Italian style, but you like a traditional profile. The Magellano 76 can make those decisions for you. Check it out here. ➤

First Look: Magellano 76

 


Monday, November 26, 2012 — Tested: Regal 46 Sport Coupe

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Hands-on boaters will lust after the joystick control and peppy performance of the Regal 46 Sport Coupe. But the inside-outside design and a wealth of entertainment amenities make sure there’s something for everyone. Check her out here. ➤

Tested: Regal 46 Sport Coupe

 


Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — Tested: Prestige 550

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You’ll enjoy the flying bridge atop the Prestige 550, but it’s the interior that must be seen to be believed. Huge windows, spacious headroom, and even crew’s quarters, all in a boat that’s less than 60 feet LOA. Check out the details here. ➤

Tested: Prestige 550

 


Tuesday, November 20, 2012 — Install Your Own Inverter

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Inverter technology has come a long way, providing many boaters with ample electricity while giving hardworking generators a break. Why not install one on your boat? Simple instructions tell you everything you need to know. Click here for the steps. ➤

Install Your Own Inverter

 


Monday, November 19, 2012 — First Look: Sea Ray 370 Venture

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SHHHHH! The Sea Ray 370 Venture has a secret—outboard propulsion by way of a pair of 300-horsepower Mercury Verado four-strokes. Learn more about the design here. ➤

First Look: Sea Ray 370 Venture

 


Friday, November 16, 2012 — Tested: Grand Banks 54 EU

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You think you know Grand Banks? While you may understand the good looks, the efficient operation, and the rugged construction, you may not how they all fit together in the new 54. Learn about the details that make the difference here. ➤

Tested: Grand Banks 54 EU


Thursday, November 15, 2012 — The Big Picture from Big Bay

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Big Bay Technologies is rolling out its line DIBM marine displays and they’ve got a lot to offer, including a range of sizes up to 19 inches, the ability to accommodate variable DC voltage, multitouch functionality, and more. See the big news here. ➤

Big Bay’s DIBM Displays

 


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 — Tested: Absolute 72 Fly

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The Absolute 72 Fly offers a thoughtful, well-executed layout. But it’s the performance you won’t want to miss, thanks to third-generation Volvo IPS. Check it out here. ➤

Tested: Absolute 72 Fly

 


Tuesday, November 13, 2012 — What is the Brokerage Market for a Hunt Surfhunter 29?

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The Hunt Surfhunter 29 combines a hull built for the New England chop (don’t worry, it works anywhere) with a range of single propulsion choices. What’s going on in the market for these pocket cruisers? Find out here. ➤

What is the Brokerage Market for a Hunt Surfhunter 29?

 


Monday, November 12, 2012 — Intelligent Marine Battery Chargers from Charles Industries

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Get smart about charging batteries onboard—Intelligent Marine Chargers from Charles Industries bring the juice when it’s needed. Learn about the features and and attributes of the chargers here.➤

Charles Industries Intelligent Marine Chargers

 


Friday, November 9, 2012 — Designing Boats for the Super Rich

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Michael Peters explains the process of jockeying for the right to design boats for immensely wealthy clients. And we think it may not even be as fun as he makes it sound. Read his take here. ➤

Designing Boats for the Super Rich

 


Thursday, November 8, 2012 — Online Exclusive Test: Beneteau Gran Turismo 49 Fly

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The Beneteau Gran Turismo 49 Fly is a speedy, well-mannered performer offshore with a layout that’s both straightforward and ultra-roomy. Best of all, check that price. Learn all about her here. ➤

Online Exclusive Test: Beneteau Gran Turismo 49 Fly

 


Wednesday, November 7, 2012 — Vesper XB-8000 AIS Transponder

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If you need AIS functionality without another screen on your helm, Vesper Marine has a solution. A black-box transponder also has a built-in 50-channel GPS, plus a design that makes it easy to rig without crimping the cables you’re plugging in. Check it out here. ➤

Vesper XB-8000 AIS Transponder

 


Tuesday, November 6, 2012 — Understanding Lionheart Concerto

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When you see all the influences that played a role in the design of Lionheart Concerto, you will gain an understanding of the art and science of this remarkable craft—right down to the piano onboard. Read how she came together, and see her details inside and out here. ➤

Understanding Lionheart Concerto

 


Monday, November 5, 2012 — Hot New Tenders

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Check out four tenders you may not have seen—they use clever design to load up on features. And you may find it’s time to upgrade that old boat you keep on the chocks. See them here. ➤
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Hot New Tenders

 


Tuesday, October 30, 2012 — Tested: Mikelson M50 Sportfisher

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For anglers looking to go the distance, there’s no reason to look beyond the proven design and smart layout of the Mikelson M50 Sportfisher. Read our full test and review here. ➤

Tested: Mikelson M50 Sportfisher

 


Monday, October 29, 2012 — KEP-PC Marine Computers

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The KEP-PC from KEP Marine are built for life aboard, with a power-management system designed to mitigate the switchover from onboard to shore power without a hiccup. Learn more about it here. ➤

KEP-PC Marine Computers

 


Friday, October 26, 2012 — Maintenance Reminders to Your Inbox

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VesselVanguard is a cloud-based service that tracks your boat’s equipment and reminds you of everything that needs to be done to keep her running smoothly. . Learn more about the service here. ➤

VesselVanguard E-Mail Maintenance Service

 


Thursday, October 25, 2012 — First Look: Belize 52 Daybridge

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Check out the sleek interpretation of a Down East-style flying-bridge cruiser that is the Belize 52 Daybridge. That look may be an homage to the old school, but it belies some interesting construction and propulsion technology. Learn more about it here. ➤

First Look: Belize 52 Daybridge


Tuesday, October 23, 2012 — Understand How Your Diesel Works

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The more you know about how a diesel works, the better prepared you are to deal with its foibles. Learn why a common rail is called that, and how it's different from your last diesel in Power & Motoryacht's new engine column here. ➤

Understand How Your Diesel Works

 


Monday, October 22, 2012 — Welcome Aboard to a 600-pound Marlin

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A marlin hooked by the sportfishing boat Little Audrey, a 76-foot Warren out of Cairns, Australia, has other ideas for the crew, including an unannounced visit to the cockpit. Check out the action here. ➤

Hot Marlin Joins the Party

 


Friday, October 19, 2012 — First Look: Cruisers 45 Cantius

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Take the party to the water on the latest in the Cantius line from Cruisers Yachts. There’s plenty of room on the Cruisers 45 Cantius for your friends and family in the cockpit, galley, saloon, and helm area on the main deck. Check her out here. ➤

First Look: Cruisers 45 Cantius


Thursday, October 18, 2012 — Special: The Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show Guide

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We’ve got an inside track on how to get the most out of the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show: Expert advice, Capt. Bill Pike’s tips on what to look for, and a whole bunch of boats you need to see. To read all about it, click here. ➤

Special: Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show Guide

 


Wednesday, October 17, 2012 — How’s the Weather?

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With an Airmar 150WX, you may not need ever to ask again. Seven sensors are housed in a single plug-and-play device. All the better to know when NOAA is wrong, at least where you are, again. Learn more about it here.➤

Know Current Weather Conditions with the Airmar 150WX

 


Tuesday, October 16, 2012 — What’s Your Dream Boat?

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For one man, that question was answered by a wooden-hulled herring drifter. Located in Scotland. To understand the vision needed to see the project through, from a world-girdling delivery to a full refit, you need the whole story. Read the tale here. ➤

A Dream Boat Discovered in Scotland

 


Monday, October 15, 2012 — Broker Insight: What’s the Brokerage Market for a Hatteras 54 Motoryacht?

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We spoke to three brokers who are each listing a Hatteras 54 Motoryacht on BoatQuest.com, and each one explained what to look for on these spacious cruisers. Read what they each said here. ➤

What’s the Brokerage Market for a Hatteras 54 Motoryacht?

 


Friday, October 12, 2012 — Capt. Bill Pike Shares the Helm

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Our resident helm-chair philosopher waxes poetic about how a turn at the helm may have altered his life’s course. Read about it here. ➤

Capt. Bill Pike Shares the Helm

 


Thursday, October 11, 2012 — Are Lithium Batteries Worth It?

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Expense aside, what do lithium batteries bring to the table? We break it down for you, and even talk about the costs involved. Learn about lithium here. ➤

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Are Lithium Batteries Worth It?

 


Tuesday, October 9, 2012 — First Look: Viking 55 Convertible

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Viking has launched a new take on the 55, and she’s ready to fish, and look good while doing it. Get a good gander here. ➤

First Look: Viking 55 Convertible

 


Monday, October 8, 2012 — Helm Electronics

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Refitting your helm electronics? Whether you stay with the same brand or try something different, you’re going to find it’s a whole new ballgame. Read about it here. ➤

Helm Electronics

 


Friday, October 5, 2012 — Tested: Sealine F48

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As Sealine puts product in the pipeline to America, we’re watching closely. And with the F48, we like what we see in terms of performance, finish, and quiet ride. See for yourself here. ➤

Tested: Sealine F48

 


Wednesday, October 3, 2012 — Dominate Your Data with Maretron and NMEA 2000

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Your boat is a star—especially to your eye. Why not give it a shot at the big screen? Connect the boat’s NMEA 2000 backbone to Maretron’s TSM1330 display and you can get all your data on one 13.3-inch touchscreen display. See what it takes here. ➤


Maretron TSM1330 Dominates Data


Tuesday, October 2, 2012 — First Look: Bertram 64

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Bertram became one of the first names in fishing because of the speed and ride built into every hull. The new 64 promises to keep that heritage alive. See her here. ➤

First Look: Bertram 64

 


Monday, October 1, 2012 — Hot Electronics: Lowrance HDS-9 Gen2 Touch

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You may not have looked at Lowrance lately. That’s because you’ve never seen anything like this before: The HDS-9 Gen2 Touch. It’s got a lot of functions you may decide you can’t live without. And you don’t have to, anymore. Check it out here. ➤

Hot New Lowrance HDS-9 Gen2 Touch

 


Friday, September 28, 2012 — Tested: Regulator 34 Center Console

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Ready to fish? The Regulator 34 Center Console sure is, with Yamaha power and integrated outriggers. Check out our test here.➤

Tested: Regulator 34 Center Console

 


Thursday, September 27, 2012 — Ten Tips for a Successful Refit

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Thinking about starting a refit on your boat? We offer some advice to keep things moving in the right direction. Get the ten tips here. If you want to receive our refit guide and other great articles in your e-mail inbox, sign up for Rhumbline, our enewsletter, here➤

Ten Tips for a Successful Refit


Wednesday, September 26, 2012 — Simrad EG70 GPS-EPIRB

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It never hurts to pay attention to safety gear and keep your boat’s kit up to date. That said, the Simrad EG70 GPS-EPIRB has some clever design features and components that make a lot of sense. Read more about it here.➤

A new EPIRB from Simrad


Tuesday, September 25, 2012 — Peters Takes on Over-the-Top Design

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Have you even looked at a yacht and wondered what the designer was thinking? Our columnist, yacht designer Michael Peters, offers his special take on the direction of the yacht design and the motivation behind it. Read about it here.➤

Peters Takes on Over-the-Top Design


Monday, September 24, 2012 — Get a Closer Look at the Marlow 61E Mk II

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If you’re looking for a boat that can slow-cruise for nearly 1,400 miles, top 27 knots, and offer comfort for Great Loop voyages and great weekend jaunts, you’re asking a lot. Without further ado, meet the Marlow 61E Mk II.➤

Meet the Marlow 61E Mk II

 


Friday, September 21, 2012 — First Look: Chris-Craft Corsair 36

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It seems everyone has a Chris-Craft story from their youth. This next one may ensure an entirely new generation has its own story to share. Catch a glimpse of the Corsair 36 here.➤

First Look: Chris-Craft Corsair 36

 


Thursday, September 20, 2012 — Install Your Own Freshwater Washdown

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Hit the showers! You would if you could, sometimes, but now you can put a washdown (nearly) anywhere you want. Follow the simple steps here. Want great content delivered directly to your inbox? Sign up for Rhumbline, our eNewsletter, and see the great digital components you’re missing.➤

Install Your Own Freshwater Washdown


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 — First Look: Sea Ray 510 Sundancer

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Sea Ray’s proven Sundancer line gets a makeover with the 510 and there’s a lot to like. Just look at the generous entertainment spaces encapsulated in this sleek profile, and draw your own conclusions. Get more details here.➤

First Look: Sea Ray 510 Sundancer


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 — Garmin 19x GPS Antenna

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Have you upgraded your GPS antenna lately? Garmin’s new 19x has a 10-hertz update rate, and works with the Russian GLONASS, the Japanese Quasi-Zenith, and Europe’s Galileo sysemt for more accurate positioning. Learn more about it here.➤

Garmin 19x GPS Antenna


Monday, September 17, 2012 — Broker Insight: What’s the Brokerage Market for an Ocean 48 Super Sport?

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All work and no play… well you know the old saw. But if you’re in the market to either buy and sell a sportfisherman, it’s good to know what’s going on. The Ocean 48 SS is well suited both to fishing and to cruising. Learn more about what the market holds here.➤

What’s the Brokerage Market for an Ocean 48 SS?


Friday, September 14, 2012 — “I Was Rammed by a Soviet Destroyer…”

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We had a talk with Admiral Philip A. Dur, who commanded the USS Yorktown when it was rammed in the Black Sea by a Soviet warship in 1988. Read what his navy time taught him about boating, and of course see video of the ramming here.➤

I Was Rammed by a Soviet Destroyer

 


Thursday, September 13, 2012 — Want to Check Out Some New Boats?

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Should be a great weekend for the Newport International Boat Show. But if you aren’t headed for Rhode Island this weekend, you see the latest boats from the comfort of your e-mail inbox. Sign up for Rhumbline, our eNewsletter, and get an e-mail sent directly to you with the latest new boats, as well as clever maintenance tips, great equipment, and more. ➤

Inbox International Boat Show

 


Wednesday, September 12, 2012 — Tested: Filippetti Navetta 26

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If you happen to be strolling the docks of the Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes today, make your way to the Filippetti Navetta 26—she’s worth a look. If you’re not in Cannes, get the whole story, including a sea trial here.➤

Tested: Filippetti Navetta 26

 


Tuesday, September 11, 2012 — Remembering the Right Way

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We all have memories about September 11—whether it’s where we were when first heard about the attacks or what happened that day to friends or loved ones. One man makes sure the friend he lost won’t be forgotten, and he does it by getting on his boat and going fishing, and encouraging others to do the same. Meet Art DellaSalla.➤

Remembering September 11 the right way.

 


Monday, September 10, 2012 — First Look: Ferretti 690

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This good-looking 69-footer from Ferretti Yachts offers a roomy platform for entertaining and fun. But she conceals all that space in her sleek profile, right up to that blink-and-you’ll-miss-it flying bridge. Learn more about her here.➤

First Look: Ferretti 690

 


Friday, September 7, 2012 — First Look: Seaton Expedition Eighty-Three

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Just looking at some boats, we can almost taste the salt spray. But the story of one build has us wiping off our glasses on a regular basis: This design from Seaton Yachts. Built by Burger Boat Company, the Seaton Expedition Eighty-Three promises to be a long-range voyager with a pleasingly briny profile. Read more about her here.➤

First Look: Seaton Expedition Eighty-Three

 


Thursday, September 6, 2012 — Choose the Right VHF Antenna

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Just as different hulls fare better in different conditions, so VHF antennas are designed to provide better performance. The question is: Which antenna is right for your boat? Get the most out of your antenna investment with our guide here.➤

Choose the right VHF Antenna

 


Wednesday, September 5, 2012 — First Look: Raymarine e165

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With a 15.4-inch touchscreen display, the e165 is the largest Raymarine multifunction display with the simple-to-use LightHouse user interface. What does this mean to you? Learn more about it here.➤

First Look: Raymarine e165

 


Tuesday, September 4, 2012 — Broker Insight: What’s the Brokerage Market for a Sea Ray 480/500 Sundancer?

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We spoke to three brokers who are each listing a Sea Ray 480/500 Sundancer from the early 1990s. They each gave their take on this popular model. Check out what they had to say here.➤

Broker Insight: Sea Ray 480/500 Sundancer

 


Friday, August 31, 2012 — Pods vs. Inboard vs. Jet Drives

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We got a chance to test three similar boats with three different propulsion systems. Check out how the Hunt 36s ran and what we found out—you may be surprised. Read about the test and our conclusions here.➤

Pods vs. Inboards vs. Jet Drives

 


Thursday, August 30, 2012 — Horizon Turns Up the Volume

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We got in so many photos of the Horizon CC 105 we just couldn’t fit them all in our review in the magazine. To get a good look at this boat, with her smart layout and striking crow’s nest, check out the photo gallery here.➤

Look Closely at the Horizon CC 105

 


Wednesday, August 29, 2012 — Video of the Great Loop Cruise

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Ride along with our crew as they do the Great Loop in a video cruise. This leg of circumnavigation of the eastern United States on a Beneteau Swift Trawler 34 brought them through the Great Lakes and Chicago. Check out the video here.➤

Great Loop, Great Video

 


Tuesday, August 28, 2012 — One Way to Spend Three Days

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Capt. Bill Pike jumped at the chance to cruise the Pacific Northwest on a Grand Banks Eastbay 46 SX. You’ll see why when you join our “Weekend Warrior” on his voyage. Check out his account of the voyage here.➤

The Pacific Northwest on a Grand Banks

 


Monday, August 27, 2012 — What You Need to Know About Tenders

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You may decide it’s time to upgrade the small boat, when you see what’s out there. Today’s tenders benefit from smart design and quality construction. See what’s available today by checking out the story here.
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Tender Upgrade Ideas

 


Thursday, August 23, 2012 — First Look at Regulator 34

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Regulator Marine splashed a 34-foot center console, the new flagship of its line. Read our test in an upcoming issue. Check out the smooth-running hull and twin Yamaha V-8 power here.➤

First Look at Regulator 34

 


Wednesday, August 22, 2012 — Gear Up!

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Take a look at the latest must-have equipment—and some fun extras—for your boat. From fuel filtration to media management, there’s something for every vessel. Check out the gear here.➤

Must-Have Gear

 


Tuesday, August 21, 2012 — Tested: Magellano 50

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Azimut offers up the Magellano 50, a cruiser with a comfortable layout that presents options for long, displacement-speed cruising or faster weekend hops. Learn more about her here.➤

Making Choices on the Magellano 50

 


20 August 2012 — Make the Call: Lowrance Link-5 VHF

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Such as technology is today, we take communication for granted—both on and off the water. Stay in touch with a good DSC-enabled VHF, such as this latest offering from Lowrance, the Link-5 VHF. Learn more about its many features here. ➤

 


17 August 2012 — Hinckley's Sharp T34

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The Hinckley T34 is a smart performer with looks to match, that may help a couple reconnect with the water, and each other. Get the details here. ➤

 


16 August 2012 — Stuff You Should Know

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stuffYour prop shafts pass through the only hole in your hull below the waterline that doesn’t have a valve. What’s the first line of defense between you and Davey Jones’ Locker? The stuffing box, of course. Here’s what you need to know about maintaining this wonderfully simple solution. ➤
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16 August 2012 — Stuff You Should Know

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bowlineYour prop shafts pass through the only hole in your hull below the waterline that doesn’t have a valve. What’s the first line of defense between you and Davey Jones’ Locker? The stuffing box, of course. Here’s what you need to know about maintaining this wonderfully simple solution. ➤
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