Senior Editor Dan Harding learns about the Vetus bow thruster option on the Bertram 35. Watch it here. ▶
Farewell, My Friend. Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike reflects on his friendship with Capt. Richard Thiel.
You may recall that the Billfish 37 was a popular model (27 were sold) for Ocean Yachts starting in 2008; what you may not know is that With Viking’s acquisition of Ocean Yachts a few months ago, it now has the rights, and the Ocean employees, to breathe new life into the once-feared-deceased model.
Why shouldn’t your boat stereo match the level of sophistication in the rest of your marine and personal electronics? That’s where the INFPRV315 Stereo Receiver from Prospec Electronics comes in.
The ICOM M93D handheld VHF rolls a bunch of features into a handy package that’s ready to go to sea. For VHF function, the M93D has 5 watts of output power, along with a built-in DSC receiver, active noise canceling, and a BTL 900-mW speaker.
The i70s Instrument from Raymarine is a 4.1-inch LCD display with LED backlighting for improved visibility in bright conditions. The unit’s low-profile design complements the company’s eS and gS multifunction displays.
The prestige 60 heralded some smart design elements when it was introduced in 2010. In fact you may see many features you now take for granted on new boats. Have a closer look here.
Exclusive Gallery: Sights and Sounds of the 2016 Newport International Boat Show. Catch all the action from the first of the fall boat shows. From new boats to familiar faces, stay in the know with the latest and greatest from the Newport Boat Show.
Use the off-season (or a few off weekends) to improve your boat. Here are four projects you can start right away.
We put two Rivieras to the test on their home waters to determine, once and for all, whether pods or shafts, flybridge or express boats are superior.