Cruising

Cruising

Cruising the Channel Islands

We cruised the Channel Islands onboard a trusty Fleming 65

Our intrepid reporter joined the crew of this Fleming 65 as they braved 60-knot winds off the Channel Islands to show you how to cruise them best. Learn where to see the best sights, eat the best food, and more.

Worst-Kept Cruise Destination Secrets

Our editors share their cruise-destination secrets. 

We here at Power & Motoryacht do a decent amount of cruising for work and for play. And understandably, we’ve accrued a pretty serious knowledge base of where to go, and maybe even more importantly, what to do when you get there.

Cruising Desolation Sound

Sometimes the ideas you encounter while cruising can open your mind. Capt. Bill Pike joins the crew of a Grand Banks 72 Aleutian RP on a cruise to Desolation Sound, with a merry fleet following along behind and spectacular scenery and new perspectives in the offing.

Six Great Summer Cruises

A great summer cruise can change your outlook—if you do it right. A refreshing breeze, a quick dip off the transom, and the feel of a hull swinging at anchor can improve anyone’s attitude. Six salty boaters gave us some insight on how to go about it.

Weekend Warrior

Capt. Bill Pike discovers another side of the Pacific Northwest—and himself—on a Grand Banks Eastbay 46 SX during the ultimate three-day weekend.

Off the Chart

An experienced boater mucks up a fancy meal.

I’ve been fascinated with charts since I was a youngster. When I look at one I see adventure, places where no one else goes. So it’s all the more surprising that I spent one evening in Blue Hill, Maine, a victim to the tide...

Sailors-turned-powerboaters

The further adventures of our sailors-turned-powerboaters.

We were taking our first cruise after making the switch from sail to power. We were certainly nervous about handling our new Marlow 57 Explorer, which seemed massive compared to our Beneteau 423 sailboat, but we never could have guessed what would happen. Suffice to say, Kat is convinced that Indigo’s distinctive dark-blue hull attracts other boats like a magnet. I hope she’s wrong.

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