"Hot Today" Archive


Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — Pirate of the Caribbean

Capt. Max Hardberger

Thousands of boats are stolen each year. Max Hardberger recovers some of them using alcohol, witch doctors and other forms of guile. Learn more here. ▶


Monday, March 27, 2017 — Horizon RP120

Horizon RP120

The RP120 is a beautiful boat, anyone can see that. But it’s what you don’t see right away that makes this boat special. Se what we mean here. ▶


Saturday, March 25, 2017 — Staying Power

1987 135-bhp Ford Lehman SP135 diesel engine

Your engines could outlive your boat if you follow these few easy steps. Learn more here. ▶


Friday, March 24, 2017 — Get a Closer Look at the Evo 43

Evo 43

If you haven’t yet seen the Evo 43 then you’re in luck. This boat uses some really inventive design to amp up function in a sharp dayboat with a nice turn of speed. But when you anchor out, the Evo plays her trump card.Check out the surprises she has in store here. ▶


Thursday, March 23, 2017 — Strong Silent Type

Hampton 650

The Hampton 650 Pilothouse is smooth, quiet, and comfortable. But it’s not all about performance. Contemporary design and decor? It has that too. Read more here. ▶


Wednesday, March 22, 2017 — Formula 430 Super Sport Crossover
A Do-It-All Dayboat

Formula 430 Super Sport Crossover

If you can’t have fun onboard this baby, it’s possible there ain’t no fun to be had in the vicinity! Learn more here. ▶


Tuesday, March 21, 2017 — The Three Rs

Engine Emergency

If your inboard(s) should fail, you have a very important--and potentially costly--decision to make. We help you decide if you should repair, rebuild, or remanufacture them. Click here for more. ▶


Monday, March 20, 2017 — Top 10 Tenders

Yacht Tenders

Finding the right tender to fit your needs—as well as your boat’s—is no small task. Thanks to this guide, it needn’t be. Learn more here. ▶


Friday, March 17, 2017 — Regulator 31

Regulator 31

Sandwiched between the brand's extremely popular 28 and 34, the new 31 has a lot to live up to. Thanks to a reliable design and a few cool new features this boat should quickly make a name for itself. See what we mean here. ▶


Thursday, March 16, 2017 — First Look: Tiara F53

Tiara F53

Smart design on paper is one thing. But Tiara uses a roomy layout on the F53 to make you feel like a king. See how the design team does it here. ▶


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 — Yacht Royalty

Burger 72

Valkyrie, a Burger 72 built in 1988, is still turning heads because of her tasteful design aesthetic. Learn more here. ▶


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 — Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Fisherman

There’s only one way to keep a secret fishing spot. Read more here. ▶


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 — Now THAT’S an Engine Room!

Dan Harding in Ocean Alexander 120 ER

Join Power & Motoryacht Editor Dan Harding for a peek inside the engine room of the Ocean Alexander 120 at Yachts Miami Beach 2017. Watch the video here. ▶


Monday, March 13, 2017 — Meet the Schaefer Yachts 560

Schaefer Yachts 560

As the biggest shipyard in South America, Schaefer Yachts is looking to compete with industry established brands in the U.S. Does the 560 have what it takes? Read more here. ▶


Sunday, March 12, 2017 — That’s Amore

Evo 43

The Evo 43 shocked crowds at Yachts Miami Beach with her transforming hull. You have to see what all the fuss was about for yourself! Watch the video here. ▶


Saturday, March 11, 2017 — The Essentials

Spare parts you NEED to have aboard

Pack these spare parts and you’ll find yourself cruising with peace of mind. Learn more here. ▶


Friday, March 10, 2017 — The Sleek, Spacious Fairline Squadron 53

Fairline Squadron 53

If you have not heard the name of yacht designer Alberto Mancini, you will soon enough. Between bespoke superyacht projects his firm won a design competition to create Fairline’s new look. Check out the first model he worked on: the Squadron 53. Get the story here. ▶


Thursday, March 9, 2017 — Boston Whaler 330 Outrage

Boston Whaler 330 Outrage

Replacing the extremely popular 320 Outrage, the 330 proves that Boston Whaler knows how to grow and adapt with the times. Learn more here. ▶


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 — Scientific Expert Analysis has the answers

Roscioli Donzi R-73

Why isn’t your new yacht making her contract speed? Why are her turns to starboard tighter than those to port? Answering such questions definitively has been virtually impossible over the years. Not anymore. Learn more here ▶

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 — Greenline 36

Roscioli Donzi R-73

Join Deputy Editor Jason Y. Wood aboard the Greenline 36 at Yachts Miami Beach 2017. Watch the video here. ▶


Tuesday, March 7, 2017 — Tested: Hatteras 70 Motor Yacht

Hatteras 70 Motor Yacht

Looking for a world-class motoryacht? Here's one sized for the American market from the first keystroke of the design brief. Hatteras built her. We tested her. Have a closer look at the Hatteras 70 Motor Yacht here. ▶


Monday, March 6, 2017 — Viking 37 Billfish at Yachts Miami Beach

Viking 37 Billfish

First look: Join us as Capt. Bill Pike explores the newest addition to the Viking fleet. Watch the video here. ▶


Friday, March 3, 2017 — Harrowing Tales

bridge

Capt. Paul Lobo has seen it all—brutal storms, horrendous accidents, and countless hours of drama—in his 31-year career as a San Francisco Pilot boat captain. These are his stories. ▶


Thursday, March 2, 2017 — Enduring Legacy

Legacy 36

A peaceful morning cruise aboard a Legacy 36 proves that keeping things simple can be pretty sweet. Learn more here. ▶


Wednesday, March 1, 2017 — Boat Porn

Boats

Our Sightlines columnist, boat designer Michael Peters, is not above the occasional perusal of the Internet. Will the result be delight or disappointment? He explains here. ▶


Tuesday, February 28, 2017 — Delivering a Fleming to the Balearics

Fleming 78

Power & Motoryacht’s European Editor Alan Harper makes the best kind of escape from the hectic Cannes Boat Show aboard a Fleming 78. Destination: Mallorca. See more here. ▶


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

Rivamare

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…”

Billfish

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

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. ▶