"Hot Today" Archive


Monday, July 3, 2017 — Our Favorite Waterfront Bars

Our Favorite Waterfront Bars

Seeking out a libation is a time-honored way to celebrate a successful (or otherwise) day of cruising. Find your next one on us, with a little help from our staff. Cheers! See more here. ▶


Friday, June 30, 2017 — The Best of June

The Best of June

Our most popular content from the past month. See more here. ▶


Thursday, June 29, 2017 — Mission: Antarctica

Antarctica

An intrepid adventurer cruises to Antarctica and finds what he never expected. See more here. ▶


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 — Making Sound Choices

What Running Aground Can Mean For Your Engines

Sounds or vibrations a little off? Keeping this advice close to heart can help the next time you run aground. Learn more here. ▶


Tuesday, June 27, 2017 — Teching Up a Kadey-Krogen

Kadey-Krogen 58

When a tech-savvy owner decided to refit his Kadey-Krogen to the next level of technology, he discovered some challenges required personal attention. Get a look at the details here. ▶


Monday, June 26, 2017 — First Look: Aquila 36

Aquila 36

MarineMax is introducing power cats to a specific kind of boater: outboard enthusiasts. Learn more here. ▶


Saturday, June 24, 2017 — Keep Your Cool

How To Fix Marine Air Conditioning

AC stop working when you need it most? Don’t run off to the Holiday Inn just yet, here are some simple steps to troubleshoot your system. Learn more here. ▶


Friday, June 23, 2017 — The More Things Change...

1913 Matthews

A 1913 Matthews reminds Editor Dan Harding that smart design—like a love for being out on the water—is indeed timeless. Read more here. ▶


Thursday, June 22, 2017 — Hunt 72

Hunt 72

A labor of love for her owners—and those who built her—the Hunt 72 was designed to exceed expectations. See more here. ▶


Thursday, June 22, 2017 — Hunt Ocean Series 72

Hunt Ocean Series 72

Join Power & Motoryacht’s Editor, Dan Harding aboard the Hunt 72 as he puts her through her paces. Watch the video here. ▶


Wednesday, June 21, 2017 — First Look: Westport 125

First Look: Westport 125

The Westport 125 demonstrates all the benefits of a series build. And the best part: She was designed with plenty of owner feedback, so she’s a natural step up for owners of the vaunted 112. But the designers changed one thing on the layout that makes all the difference. See what it is here. ▶


Tuesday, June 20, 2017 — Odyssey at the Crossroads

Tested: Vicem 46IPS

Led by an ambitious new owner, Turkish builder Vicem Yachts is betting big on the 46IPS—and the company may have a few surprises up its sleeve. Learn more here. ▶


Monday, June 19, 2017 — Starck Differences

Megayacht A

Our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters sure was ready to take down Philippe Starck’s designs. Then he saw something in them. See what happened next here. ▶


Saturday, June 17, 2017 — Clean Your Room

How To Clean Your Engine Room Like a Professional

It’s hot, cramped, and hard to reach, but your engine room still needs a good scrub now and then. Here’s how the pros do it. ▶


Friday, June 16, 2017 — Tested: Invictus 370 GT

Tested: Invictus 370 GT

Take a sleek, sumptuous design by Christian Grande and put it into a sprightly performer and you will find yourself in the Invictus 370 GT. See what our test revealed here. ▶


Thursday, June 15, 2017 — Seeing into the Future

How Virtual Reality is Transforming Boatbuilding

Virtual reality is already here: and it’s transforming the yacht building—and buying—process. Read more here. ▶


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 — Reinventing a Classic

Viking 37 Billfish

An update on a timeless design, the new Viking 37 Billfish is the next step in the Viking legacy. Read more here. ▶


Tuesday, June 13, 2017 — Iconic Fishing Boat Catches Fire off Boot Key

Iconic Fishing Boat Catches Fire off Boot Key

Famed Rybovich Miss Budweiser sinks off Florida Keys, but not before going down in flames. Watch the video here. ▶


Monday, June 12, 2017 — Built for Cruising

Drawing Board: Carver C34 Coupe

The new C34 Coupe from Carver Yachts builds on the success of her sister ships, the C34, C37, and C43, but offers some surprising new design elements of her own. See more here. ▶


Saturday, June 10, 2017 — Pitch, Perfect and Otherwise

How to Tweak Your Props to Make Your Boat More Efficient

Chasing the elusive sweet spot can be good for your engine. Learn more here. ▶


Friday, June 9, 2017 — Tested: Greenline Hybrid's diesel 36

Tested: Greenline Hybrid's diesel 36

There’s more to Slovenian boatbuilder Greenline Hybrid than just multi-mode propulsion. The company does a lot with efficient, slippery hulls and onboard power management, and it’s all showcased in this diesel-powered 36. Have a closer-look here. ▶


Thursday, June 8, 2017 — Getting into the Game

Big Game Hunters

A husband and wife team take what they’ve learned hunting big game in Africa and apply it to tournament fishing. The result? Well, it might just surprise you. Learn more here. ▶


Thursday, June 8, 2017 — Got Your Ears On?

EarTec UltraLITE Headset

These ultralight headsets might just transform a stressful docking situation into a quiet and calm experience. Find out how. ▶


Wednesday, June 7, 2017 — Keep Your Cool

How to Choose the Right Refrigeration for your Boat

Each type of marine refrigeration system has its advantages and disadvantages, depending on how you use your boat. Read this before you make a decision. ▶


Tuesday, June 6, 2017 — Get into the Details of the Numarine 62

Numarine 62

There’s a lot to like about the Numarine 62, from her fluid layout to her speed to her distinctive profile. But if you’re looking at this flying bridge yacht, you only have half the story. See what we’re talking about here. ▶


Monday, June 5, 2017 — Because It’s There

Rounding Cape Horn Aboard an Outer Reef 880 Cockpit

The edge of the world is not for the faint of heart—as Paul Hawran, owner of an Outer Reef 880 Cockpit and his crew, would come to learn on their journey. Learn more here. ▶


Friday, June 2, 2017 — Launch of the Riviera 68 Sport Yacht

Launch of the Riviera 68 Sport Yacht

Meet the newest member of the Riviera family just minutes after she touches the water for the first time. Watch the video here. ▶


Thursday, June 1, 2017 — Grand Banks 60

Grand Banks 60

Join Editor Dan Harding and Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike on the first press sea trial of the new GB 60 and get a sneak peek at what other surprise projects the builder is working on. Watch the video here. ▶


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 — Master of the Hull Form

Sonny Levi: Master of the Hull Form

If you don’t know the name of Sonny Levi, you’re missing out on a very important part of the history of powerboat design. Sightlines columnist Michael Peters shares his thoughts on this man who changed the very course of his life. Read about it here. ▶


Tuesday, May 30, 2017 — On the Docks: Sanctuary Cove Boat Show

2017 Sanctuary Cove Boat Show

Power & Motoryacht travelled to Australia in search of new boats and products that will be bound for American shores. Catch all the sights of the Aussie show here. ▶


Monday, May 29, 2017 — The Heart of the Matter

How to Assess an Engine Room

Here’s the definitive check list of engine room essentials you need to look for. Learn more here. ▶


Friday, May 26, 2017 — Climb Aboard PT 305

Climb Aboard PT 305

This Memorial Day, remember those who were lost serving our country on the high seas in the U.S. Navy aboard PT Boats. Recently we were invited out for a ride on the only operational combat-veteran PT Boat, PT 305 in New Orleans. See what it was like here. ▶


Thursday, May 25, 2017 — Early Insight into the Azimut S7

Azimut S7

New nomenclature is the least striking element of the Azimut S7 slated to make her debut at Cannes in September. Have a look at how huge expanses of glass in both hull- and house sides fit together in an intriguing shape that delivers big-time in the interior spaces. Have a closer look here. ▶


Thursday, May 25, 2017 — Hatteras 90 MY Will Be Reality Soon

Hatteras 90 Motoryacht

When Capt. Bill Pike took a virtual-reality tour of the coming Hatteras 90 Motoryacht at the last Yachts Miami Beach show, he found plenty of show-stopping details, including fold-out balconies and a flexible layout ripe for customization. Get more insight here. ▶


Wednesday, May 24, 2017 — One Cool Cat

Fountaine Pajot 44 MY

Running the Fountaine Pajot 44 MY off Majorca proved to be a one-of-a-kind experience. Learn more here. ▶


Tuesday, May 23, 2017 — The Bertram 35

The Bertram 35

Capt. Bill Pike recently returned from an extensive test of the Bertram 35. The first boat built under new ownership, this build has a lot riding on it. Get Bill’s first take here with a teaser of things to come on image 15. See more here. ▶


Monday, May 22, 2017 — Tested: Evo 43

Tested: Evo 43

The Evo 43 makes the most of Italian design, with ingenious ways to make the most of on-water performance and at-anchor deck space. You won’t believe your eyes. Watch what unfolds here. ▶


Saturday, May 20, 2017 — Searching for the Sweet Spot

Wajer 38

Do you know the best cruising speed for your boat? If not, here’s how to find it. ▶


Friday, May 19, 2017 — Tested: The Sanlorenzo SL78

Tested: The Sanlorenzo SL78

Italian yachtbuilder Sanlorenzo launched its SL78, and so brought its exceedingly quiet, stylish, and well-made semicustom yachts to the smallest LOA yet, a shade over 80 feet. She doesn’t give up much in the way of luxury. Check her out here. ▶


Thursday, May 18, 2017 — The Secret’s in the Software

Improvements in Joystick Performance

Joystick control has changed the game for many boaters and you could soon wish you were among them when you get a look at the features they bring. Is a joystick system the right next step for you? Find out here. ▶


Wednesday, May 17, 2017 — Used Boat Review: Marlow Explorer 78E

Used Boat Review: Marlow Explorer 78E

Like all the Marlow Explorers in the 78 series, she was designed by company owner David Marlow to be seakindly, with the equipment and layout her owners need to accomplish lengthy passages with fewer fuel stops. Read more here. ▶


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 — Tested: Prestige 630

Tested: Prestige 630

This new addition from Prestige blends contemporary styling, sterling performance, and room for a couple of families to enjoy cruising. Learn more here. ▶


Monday, May 15, 2017 — Land of Extremes

Costa Palmas Los Cabos

A whirlwind trip to an up-and-coming resort on Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula offers a glimpse at what may just become the next great cruising destination. Learn more here. ▶


Saturday, May 13, 2017 — The Indispensible Link

Boat Transmission

Your marine transmission may be dull and mysterious, but your boat wouldn’t get far without it. Learn more here. ▶


Friday, May 12, 2017 — Ocean Crossing

Crossing an ocean on a Kadey-Krogen 42

Some people have extravagant dreams of a life filled with adventure. Richard Bost had those, too. And then he bought a Kadey-Krogen 42 and crossed an ocean. Twice. Learn more here. ▶


Thursday, May 11, 2017 — A Different Breed of Cat

Aspen C120

The Aspen C120 runs like no catamaran you’ve ever driven. Her asymmetrically shaped sponsons offer good manners and surprising efficiency. Get the lowdown here. ▶


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 — Cruisers 50 Cantius

Cruisers 50 Cantius

The middle sibling in a lineup that has seen more than 300 boats sold, the new 50 has a lot to live up to. Thanks to smart and salty features, this model should have no problem making a name for herself. Read more here. ▶


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 — Introduced Today: Garmin Quatix 5 Marine GPS Smartwatch

Garmin Quatix 5 Marine GPS Smartwatch

Garmin is pushing even farther into the world of wearable technology, and today the company introduced a marine smartwatch—the Garmin Quatix 5—that can put all the data you need right at your fingertips. Check out the new Garmin Quatix 5 here. ▶


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 — By Land or Sea

By Land or Sea

A whirlwind travel schedule reminds editor Dan Harding that the best way to get somewhere is—and always has been—by boat. Read more here. ▶


Monday, May 8, 2017 — A Little Luxury

Invictus 370GT

The Invictus 370GT designed by Christian Grande sure looks the part, but with a focus on onboard life and performance that may surprise you. Take a look at the details here. ▶


Saturday, May 6, 2017 — Staying Power

How to Make Your Boat's Engine Last Forever

Keeping your engines running can be as easy as following these simple steps. Learn more here. ▶


Friday, May 5, 2017 — Evolutionary Thinking with the Prestige 460

Prestige 460

The Prestige 460, from Jeanneau’s luxury brand of motoryachts and express cruisers, is a rebirth of its previous model in this part of the segment—the 450. When evolution works the way it should, the changes seem smart and intuitive. See for yourself with a look at the Prestige 460 here. ▶


Thursday, May 4, 2017 — Tested: Sunseeker 52

Tested: Sunseeker 52

The striking Sunseeker 52 is making her mark on the world with a package that delivers on the brand’s premium promise, but in a size that owner-operators can easily fall for. Dig into the details of how she does it all here. ▶


Thursday, May 4, 2017 — Profits Signal the Next Step for Sunseeker

Sunseeker 95

Sunseeker reported a profit last year, seemingly a reward for the shareholders after the investment and hard work of delivering exciting seven (!) new models since the beginning of 2016. And there’s more coming. Learn how the company’s plans are paying off. ▶


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 — Battle Tested

Boston Whaler 37-foot Justice

Boston Whaler, Intrepid, Contender—there’s a secret list of military options that turn these models into true weekend warriors. Did your boat make the list? Learn more here. ▶


Tuesday, May 2, 2017 — Escape Plan Escapades

Planning for Doomsday with an Escape by Boat

Don’t think too much about what’s going on in the world. Or you may just decide to build a boat to get away. Our columnist Mike Peters knows about Doomsday plans of the custom yacht variety. Read what he has to say here. ▶


Monday, May 1, 2017 — Pursuit S 328

Pursuit S 328

Pursuit is adding to its sport line of center consoles, and the S 328 shows the design team has a knack for dialing in these offshore machines for fishing and family fun. Read more here. ▶


Saturday, April 29, 2017 — Arcadia 100

Arcadia 100

Light and efficiency combine to set apart the latest yacht from Arcadia. The new 100 puts owner and guests in various social spaces, while a seakindly hull ensures the next port of call is within reach. Have a look at the details of how she does it here. ▶


Friday, April 28, 2017 — Cape Horn Voyage

Outer Reef 880

An epic journey aboard an Outer Reef 880 Cockpit to the ends of the Earth. See more here. ▶


Thursday, April 27, 2017 — Tale of Two Sea Rays

2 Sea Rays

A weekend spent testing Sea Ray’s 2017 model lineup offers a peek behind the curtain and reveals what makes this brand so successful. Learn more here. ▶


Wednesday, April 26, 2017 — Need for Speed

Alpha from SV Yachts

SV Yachts is billing the new Alpha as the “fastest luxury yacht in the world,” with offshore speeds of more than 80 knots. Learn more here. ▶


Tuesday, April 25, 2017 — Punching Above Her Weight

Prestige 630

Prestige is a yacht company that pays attention to weight distribution as parts go together, to ensure there are no surprises in performance—a terrific practice. So with that in mind, it may surprise you how little the new 630 gives up in sumptuous finish and luxury. Have a look at the details here. ▶


Monday, April 24, 2017 — A World Apart

Cruising St Johns River

A leaky engine, a water-moccasin-filled creek, and a seemingly abandoned ferry boat: Experiencing Northern Florida aboard a Cape Dory. Read more here. ▶


Saturday, April 22, 2017 — Back to Nature

Greenline Hybrid 36

Greenline Hybrid is a boatbuilder that uses hybrid diesel-electric propulsion systems and solar panels on the hardtop plus smart design to make the efficient use of the energy on the boat. The result in some models: silent operation, full-size residential appliances, and an overall pleasant experience on board. See for yourself here. ▶


Friday, April 21, 2017 — Smart and Stylish

Sunseeker Manhattan 52

Learning a thing or two by serving the large luxury-yacht market, Sunseeker has translated those lessons well into the 52: a family cruiser. See more here. ▶


Thursday, April 20, 2017 — Late-Summer Cruising in the Med

Fleming 78

Come along on a voyage from Cannes to Mallorca on a Fleming 78 with European Editor Alan Harper. You’ll be glad you did. Read his story of the delivery cruise here. ▶


Wednesday, April 19, 2017 — Time for a Change

Repowering a boat engine

Repowering is not to be taken lightly, but with some expert help and good advice a fine old boat can run like new. Learn more here. ▶


Tuesday, April 18, 2017 — Talking Trends

Talking Trends with HMY

Editor Dan Harding catches up with Director of Marketing for HMY Yacht Sales, Rob Bowman to discuss boat buying trends and the state of the industry. You'll be surprised to hear which demographic is making the biggest boat-buying impact. Watch the video here. ▶


Monday, April 17, 2017 — Tested: MCY 80

MCY 80

Sleek, handsome, and spacious, the MCY 80 may be the best-looking boat yet from Monte Carlo Yachts, and she offers the performance to back it up. Learn more here. ▶


Saturday, April 15, 2017 — Bad Isolation Mounts?

How To Replace Bad Isolation Mounts

Oh no? Your boat’s got a bad vibe!? Check those engine mounts. Find out why here. ▶


Friday, April 14, 2017 — Sanlorenzo SL78

Sanlorenzo SL78

Sanlorenzo introduces the SL78, a flying bridge cruiser with the panache of her larger siblings and a surprise or two of her own. See more here. ▶


Thursday, April 13, 2017 — Tame Your Tender

Boat Tender

Hoist it, flip it, or stow it. Dealing with your tender can be a pain in the transom, but you can improve things. Here's how. ▶


Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — Water Dog

Water Dog

You love your dog. And you love your boat. Michael Peters, our Sightlines columnist, recommends you put them together, and when you read why, you'll have to agree. See what he has to say here. ▶


Tuesday, April 11, 2017 — The newest Vicem may just become a game changer for the Turkish builder.

Vicem 46 IPS

Vicem blends tradition with innovation in its new 46 IPS. We put the newcomer through its paces after its Palm Beach debut. See how she performed. Watch the video here. ▶


Tuesday, April 11, 2017 — Dialing in Your Stereo

Fusion Link

If, like most boaters, you take your fun seriously, there’s no reason to skimp on your sound system. Get your boat wired up the right way and see where she can take you when the music never stops. Learn about the latest systems here. ▶


Monday, April 10, 2017 — Cutting-Edge Robotics

Cutting-Edge Boat Building at Grand Banks

The recent updates to the Grand Banks facility in Malaysia highlights a deep transformation at work within the company. See more here. ▶


Monday, April 10, 2017 — Best Foot Forward

Sebago performance boat shows

The Power & Motoryacht team put Sebago’s collection of upscale nautical footwear to the test during the Miami International Boat Show. Here’s our review. ▶


Saturday, April 8, 2017 — Know Before You Go

old boat engine

If you won’t be taking your boat away from the dock for a couple months, you could be in jeopardy of making this costly mistake. Learn more here. ▶


Friday, April 7, 2017 — The Real Below Decks

Superyacht illustration by John V Turner

The lives of superyacht crew have been the stuff of legend, folklore and—most recently—reality TV. The truth is often untold, until now. Learn more here. ▶


Thursday, April 6, 2017 — Ready & Able

Ranger Tugs 29

Ranger Tug’s R-29 is a tough little ship aimed at one demographic above all: couples. Read more here. ▶


Wednesday, April 5, 2017 — The New Cheoy Lee 72 Bravo

Cheoy Lee 72 Bravo

The 72 might be the entry-level model in the brand’s Bravo lineup, but don’t sell this yacht short. The first IPS-powered Cheoy Lee, with design and styling cues from her larger siblings, there is a lot to like about this boat. Click here for more. ▶


Tuesday, April 4, 2017 — Bilge Pump 2.0

Nautic Alert Nevata

The standard bilge-pump system has stood the test of time, but the times they are a-changin’—and that doesn’t suck. The standard bilge-pump system has stood the test of time, but the times they are a-changin’—and that doesn’t suck. Learn more. ▶


Monday, April 3, 2017 — Stepped-Hull Efficiency on the Oceanic 76

Oceanic 76

Hull steps aren’t just for speedboats anymore. Canados built a step into the hull of its Oceanic 76 to change the efficiency and running characteristics of its hull on long cruising legs. In short, it just adds to the luxury. Read the full test of this Italian yacht here. ▶


Saturday, April 1, 2017 — Curtain Call

A Boat Show Season to Remember

The Palm Beach boat show marks the end of the 2016-17 boat show season. Editor Dan Harding looks back on what made this season particularly special. Watch the video here. ▶


Friday, March 31, 2017 — Picture Perfect

Palm Beach boat show

Weren’t able to make it down to Palm Beach, or perhaps you’re in withdrawal from the end of boat show season? Either way, we’ve got you covered with these hot shots from the show. See more here. ▶


Thursday, March 30, 2017 — Escape from Palm Beach

The World's Coolest Traffic Jam

Have you ever wondered what it looks like when a major boat show ends and every yacht heads for home? Well, wonder no more. [Warning: This video may cause boat show envy.] Watch the video here. ▶


Wednesday, March 29, 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. ▶


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 — Coming to America

Schaefer Yachts

With four models on display, and a new U.S. dealer in Nautical Ventures, Schaefer Yachts is poised to make a splash in the North American market. 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. ▶


Saturday, March 18, 2017 — The new 60-foot Pied-A-Mer

Midnight Express 60

Remember when a 40-foot center console was once considered an oddity? Not anymore. 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. ▶