"Hot Today" Archive

Monday, February 27, 2017 — Meet the Axopar 37 SC

Axopar 37 Sport Cabin

A buzz surrounding a covered Axopar grew inside the hall at the Dusseldorf boat show. When the veil was finally removed, show-goers were treated to a new model that might just change the game for the Finnish builder. See more here. ▶

Sunday, February 26, 2017 — Queen of the Show

Princess 40M

Stretching down Collins Avenue, with a bright green paint job, the Princess 40M captured a ton of attention at Yachts Miami Beach. See why here. ▶

Saturday, February 25, 2017 — Power Up

How To Buff Your Hull The Right Way

With spring looming, our New England based editors are thinking about how to make their boats shine. Here’s some advice on how to do just that. ▶

Friday, February 24, 2017 — Miami Heat

Miami Boat Shows

The excitement surrounding this year’s Yachts Miami Beach and Miami International Boat Show was palpable to all who walked the docks. In case you missed them, you can soak in the sights of the shows here. ▶

Thursday, February 23, 2017 — A League of Its Own

Canados Oceanic 76

A boat-wide beach club feel and cruising efficiency, thanks to a groundbreaking hull design, means the Oceanic Yachts 76 will meet a variety of owner needs. See more here. ▶

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 — Tested: Outer Reef Trident 620

Outer Reef Trident 620

The Trident 620 from Outer Reef takes much of what this proven builder has learned from its classic line and puts that wisdom to work in a sprightly semidisplacement hull with pod propulsion and a striking profile. See what else we found out here. ▶

New Engine Alert: Debut of the Evinrude E-TEC G2

Evinrude engines

Capt. Bill Pike delves into the technology that makes these new outboards so special. (Hint: You never have to change the oil ... ever!) Watch the EXCUSIVE video here. ▶

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 — Style & Substance

Sunseeker 95 Predator

Yachts are often big or fast, but in rare situations, they can be big and fast—like the Sunseeker 95 Predator. Learn more here. ▶

A Picture’s Worth 1,000 Words

Sunseeker 95 Predator helm

We put together a photographic tour of this special Sunseeker 95 Predator. See more here. ▶

Monday, February 20, 2017 — Battle Tested

Viking 72 Convertible

Days before the White Marlin Open, we fished on board the new Viking 72 to see if it's up to the competition. See how it performed here. ▶

Friday, February 17, 2017 — The Royal Treatment

Princess 75 Motor Yacht

The Princess 75 Motor Yacht blends cutting-edge aesthetics with the build quality the Plymouth builder is known for. See more here. ▶

Thursday, February 16, 2017 — Ready for Prime Time

Power & Motorycht Boat Tests

Sure the glitz and glamour of the boat show may make you feel like buying, but how do you know it’s a good idea? Arm yourself with the facts, and read up on all our sea trial reports. Get the lowdown on the boat to own here. ▶

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 — A Beautiful Beginning

MCY 80

When Monte Carlo Yachts brings her to American shores, the MCY 80 will surely gleam in the Miami sun. But look past the pretty face to see the details this builder gets just right. Have a closer look at her here. ▶

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 — Lone Wolf in the Crosshairs

Ernest Hemingway

In this excerpt from his book, The Hemingway Patrols, author Terry Mort shares the details of Ernest Hemingway’s exploits in the Caribbean during World War II. Get the whole story here. ▶

Monday, February 13, 2017 — Riva’s Reinvention


The new Rivamare proves that going back to the basics can be a really smart move. Read our boat test here. ▶

Sunday, February 12, 2017 — Miami Bound

Yachts Miami Beach

Yachts Miami Beach and the Miami International Boat Show are right around the corner. To that end, we've interviewed experts to gain insight before the show even starts. Learn more here. ▶

Friday, February 10, 2017 — Worth a look? Absolutely

Absolute 50 Fly

The 50-foot motoryacht is getting a lot of attention from builders these days and the result is a class of thoroughbred competitors that put features, performance, and looks in a heady mixture that is hard for today’s owner-operator to ignore. The Absolute 50 Fly is definitely one of these contenders. Have a look at her here. ▶

Thursday, February 9, 2017 — Ready & Able

Ranger Tugs 29 CB

Two things rang true above all following the sea trial of the Ranger Tugs R-29 CB: affordability and customization. Read more here. ▶

BONUS: A Good Book and a VERY Big Wrench

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 — Surf and Turf

Back Cove 32

The new Back Cove 32 still adheres to the values that have made this Maine-built brand so popular: a single-diesel, fuel-efficient, low-maintenance and user-friendly cruiser. Learn more here. ▶

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 — Career Advice

Don Aronow

When our Sightlines columnist, boat designer Mike Peters, was just getting started he had the opportunity to work with boat-racing hero Don Aronow. Though it didn’t seem so at the time, Aronow was teaching him some valuable lessons. See what he learned here. ▶

ALSO: (in case you need it) The New Offshore Helm

Don Aronow

How do you think about refitting your electronics when you’re an intrepid offshore cruiser? We asked Tony Fleming of Fleming Yachts just that. Learn from his experience here. ▶

Monday, February 6, 2017 — A Marina You Won’t Want to Miss

Costa Palmas

We travelled to Mexico’s Baja Peninsula to scope out an up-and-coming Four Seasons resort and deep-water marina that might just change the West Coast cruising game. See more here. ▶

Friday, February 3, 2017 — Sweet Summertime

Jeanneau Leader 36

Editor Dan Harding reflects on memories made, and lessons learned, aboard the Leader 36. Watch the video here. ▶

Thursday, February 2, 2017 — Catching On

Hydrasport with quad outboards

Ever thought about how your boat fits your fishing goals? Sportfishing columnist Peter Frederiksen thinks of little else, and he has a smart take on the range of angling experience. Have a read of what he thinks here. ▶

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 — Tested: Princess 30M

Princess 30M

Princess Yachts is now a player in the superyacht world, and the 30M shows off the company’s ability to create something special from the keel up. Onboard comfort is more than just sightlines and soft cushions—it also comes from how the hull handles the seas. See how Princess ticks all the boxes. ▶

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 — Show Stoppers

New York Boat Show

Tens of thousands of boating and fishing enthusiasts descended on the Javits Center for this year’s New York Boat Show to start their season in style. See more here. ▶

ALSO: Uncharted Waters: Guardian Angels ▶

Monday, January 30, 2017 — Meet the Viking 72C

Viking 72C

From the outside, the 72C looks every inch a brutal battlewagon, which is what makes her interior so surprising. See them here. ▶

Friday, January 27, 2017 — Stars of the Show

Highlights From the Dusseldorf Boat Show

From new launches and one-of-a-kind displays to emerging trends and cutting-edge technology, the annual Düsseldorf boat show had it all. See more here. ▶

Thursday, January 26, 2017 — Tested: Tiara C53 Coupe

Tiara C53 Coupe

Tiara’s C53 Coupe is new and improved, but only where it counts. See what we mean here. ▶

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 — World Debut: Sunseeker 66 Manhattan

Sunseeker 66 Manhattan

Come aboard the newest addition to the Sunseeker fleet at the Düsseldorf show. Watch the video here. ▶

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 — The Five Common Myths of Marine Diesels

Mangusta 94 engine room

In the interest of keeping our readers informed, we debunk the five particularly egregious engine misconceptions making their way through the boating community. Learn more here. ▶

Monday, January 23, 2017 — Inside the Düsseldorf Boat Show

Boot Düsseldorf

With several world premieres and tons of new products, Boot Düsseldorf is a sight to behold. See more here. ▶

Sunday, January 22, 2017 — Check Out the Sirena 64

Sirena 64

The Sirena 64 charmed the crowd at boot Düsseldorf with a combination of sleek design, large volume, and expected cruising efficiency. This stylish new motoryacht is making her world premiere and announces the arrival of this Turkish builder on the world powerboat scene. See our exclusive coverage here. ▶

Friday, January 20, 2017 — Sea-Trialing the Rio Yachts 42 Air

Rio Yachts 42 Air

Meeting the needs of boaters in the U.S. has some builders around the world scratching their heads, but not Rio Yachts. This Italian builder knows what works and what doesn’t, and adds a creative touch and fine finish to differentiate its product from lots of other boats out there. Have a look and see what you think. ▶

Thursday, January 19, 2017 — Joy(sticks) to the World

center console joystick diagram

Got serious docking angst? Need a cure for technology envy? Install a joystick, and get on with life. Here’s what you need to know. ▶

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 — “It didn’t take long to connect with the fish…”


Editor-at-Large John Brownlee went angling for billfish off the coast of an up-and-coming resort called Costa Palmas. Find out if it was boom or bust for Brownlee. Click here for more. ▶

ALSO:Uncharted Waters: Eye of the Hurricane ▶

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 — Forever a Ferretti

Ferretti 57 Flybridge Motoryacht

Smart design choices might just make the Ferretti 57 Flybridge a future-proof purchase. Read more here. ▶

Monday, January 16, 2017 — The Latest Addition to the Volvo Penta Diesel Lineup

Volvo Penta D8 IPS

The Volvo Penta D8 fills a gap in the company’s line of recreational-boat-ready diesels, and it’s already linked to a next-generation IPS pod. Take our word for it, you’ll be seeing more of this engine at the next boat shows and beyond. Check her out here. ▶

Saturday, January 14, 2017 — Got Curves?

Lexus Sport Yacht 42

The just-unveiled Lexus Sport Yacht 42—a collaboration between Marquis Yachts and the auto manufacturer—combines one-of-a-kind styling and sexy curves that you won’t want to miss. Learn more here. ▶

Friday, January 13, 2017 — A Protest Song for These Times

A Fishing Massacree

When our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters runs afoul of the law, you can bet disobedience will follow. How civil it is, well … that’s another story. See what happened here. ▶

Thursday, January 12, 2017 — 50 years of inspired craftsmanship have led to the newest offering from Princess: the eagerly anticipated 75-footer.

Princess 75

Sun-drenched in natural light from full-height windows, the ingenious design of the Princess 75 is evident everywhere throughout her hull. Her elegant exterior conceals a voluminous interior, from upper helm to lower decks. See more here. ▶

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 — Exclusive First Look: Viking 72C

Exclusive First Look: Viking 72C

Join us as we explore the newest addition to the Viking fleet with company Communications Director (and PMY contributor) Peter Frederiksen. Climb aboard here. ▶

BONUS: On Location: Grand Banks’ New Malaysian Facility

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 — Speed has been added to the equation with Cutwater’s newest 302 Sport Coupe.

Cutwater 302 Sport Coupe

You can kiss the single step that energized the inboard-powered C-30 Sedan goodbye. The 302 has two, with “Laminar Flow Interrupters” (more on that later) that get this Sport Coupe moving. Learn more here. ▶

Monday, January 9, 2017 — 6 Reasons to Plan Your Cruise to Maine Today

Portland Maine

From fresh lobster to the natural beauty along the jagged coast, the magic of Maine is its ability to transport you back to the simple life. Start planning your adventure here. ▶

Friday, January 6, 2017 — Boat Test: Jeanneau Leader 40

Jeanneau Leader 40

The ideas that go into the Leader line of stern drive-powered boats from Jeanneau include a hull from esteemed designer Michael Peters, smart weight management, and a layout tweaked for fun on the hook and underway. Check out all the details here. ▶

Thursday, January 5, 2017 — Riva’s Rivamare


Riva goes back to its roots in the Rivamare, a 39-footer that can go toe to toe with any boat of any size for elegance and luxury. See what we mean here. ▶

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 — Performance Redefined

Overmarine Mangusta Oceano 42

Combining speed, onboard comfort, and loads of natural light, the Overmarine Mangusta Oceano 42 is a new yacht that you won't want to miss. See the details here. ▶

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 — New Ways to Think About Monitoring on Your Boat

Monitoring on Your Boat

Vessel monitoring is a powerful tool to give you insight into the aspects of your boat on which you want to keep an eye. Connect your boat to the Internet the right way, and the right people can be looped in. Learn more about how these powerful systems can work for you here. ▶

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 — First Look: Beneteau Gran Turismo 46

Beneteau Gran Turismo 46

French boatbuilder Beneteau has a boat for nearly everyone. The GTs are a line of sporty, capable express cruisers (and one motoryacht) that have reached the latest stage of their evolution in this new GT 46. See how far that development has come here. ▶

Monday, January 2, 2017 — 2016 was so...2016. Let’s bring in 2017 in style (with boats, of course!)

6 Resolutions for the New Year: PMY Edition

“Cut back on red meat.” “Actually, y’know, use your gym membership.” Let’s face it: Resolutions aren’t all that fun. In the interest of making them worthwhile, achievable, and—hell—actually fun, here’s 6 boat-related resolutions that will put a smile on your face. Read more here. ▶