Power & Motoryacht's boat test and review of the Mikelson M50 Sportfisher. 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.
If there's one rule of boatbuilding that's been proven time and again, it's stick with what you know. Even if you really do have the best designers and engineers in the world, don't try to build fishing boats if your forte is aft-cabin cruisers.
Based on that premise, the guys from Mikelson must have rocks in their heads. Over the past 23 years they've created a tidy little franchise
What boater doesn't think he knows how to design a boat? You spend time operating and living with boats for a large part of your life, and you believe you've got insight. In fact, you're sure you know what makes a good boat. If only you could get someone to listen—or better yet, actually build your better boat.
Julio Dongo felt that way. A native of Peru, he'd owned a string of boats
Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Mikelson 50 Sportfisher