Nordhavn N96

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted May 2016

Our first look at the Nordhavn N96.  The salty but luxurious Nordhavn N96 is the newest offering in the line that practically invented the passagemaker. Fully customizable and capable of...

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Nordhavn 52

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2016

Our Boat Test of the Nordhavn 52.  For cruisers who are in it for the long haul, the Nordhavn 52 is built to last. Get the lowdown on what sets this cruising boat apart from the crowd in our...

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Full-Time Cruising on a Nordhavn 40

By Daniel Harding | Posted December 2015

Who among us hasn’t daydreamed about the ultimate cruise? The one where you sell the house, put your furniture in storage, move aboard your boat, and cruise the world.

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Nordhavn 96

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2014

New Boats Notebook - Nordhavn’s latest creation will be laden with luxury but also fully capable of taking you anywhere in the world you want to go. Read about her here.

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Crossing the Pacific Ocean in a Nordhavn 120

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted September 2014

This story about the Nordhavn 120 crossing the Pacific Ocean is guaranteed to make you want to pull up your own anchor and set off for ports unknown.

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Nordhavn 59 Coastal Pilot

By Kevin Koenig | Posted April 2014

New Boats Notebook - May 2014, update on the Nordhavn 59 Coastal Pilot

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By Alyssa Haak | Posted December 2011

CaryAli pursues Scandinavian vistas worthy of Odin himself. To begin preparing for a trip to Norway, I checked the weather (cool and rainy) and the charts (much farther north than I’d thought...

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Nordhavn 63

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2011

Nordhavn has always been renowned for building boats with distinctive lines and rugged silhouettes, and the new 63 from the California-based company is no exception. The boat shares a hull form with...

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Design: Nordhavn 120

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted March 2010

The Greatest EscapeWith its biggest boat to date, Nordhavn stays true to its oceangoing heritage.A Ready to relax? Head for the alfresco Jacuzzi tub. B A foredeck davit lets you launch tenders to...

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Nordhavn 75

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted June 2009

There are two ways to explain the Nordhavn 75 Expedition Yachtfisher (EYF). One is that if you want to not only go after really big fish but find them in abundance, you have to venture beyond coastal...

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Cut Loose

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted October 2008

Nordhavn 86If you’re considering a ‘round-the-world cruise, Nordhavn’s new 87'1/4-foot trawler might be just the ticket. The builder says that she should have a 4,000-NM range at 10.5 knots with the...

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The Return of the Motorsailer?

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted June 2008

For a long time there has been a stigma attached to motorsailers: They're neither good motoryachts nor good sailboats. But in a world where "going green" has become a chief concern and "the rising...

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Nordhavn 43

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted January 2005

For me, stepping aboard a Nordhavn is like going to school—I always learn a few things. Maybe that’s because, due to the constraints of this job, I’m not a bluewater cruiser. But the people who...

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Nordhavn 47

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted February 2003

Prior to writing up a boat test, I normally put in a day or so on the phone, bird-dogging details. Are the brand names and engine designations on the specification sheets I’ve been given correct?...

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