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.
If you’ve never been to the Dania Beach Marine Flea Market you are missing out on quite an experience. With buyers and sellers coming from all over to haggle and bargain over every piece of marine paraphernalia you could imagine, it’s quite a scene. Let us teach you how to best negotiate it, by reading here.
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.
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.
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.
You need to get to the Abacos, and what better way to explore these islands than a bareboat charter: Set your own timetable, do what you want, and enjoy your friends and family in a beautiful setting. Check out one crew’s experience here.
An angler goes Down Under in search of a record grander. The technique for catching big black marlin is to troll large, bridle-rigged baits off outriggers at about seven knots, the baits skipping 100 feet behind the boat. The weapon of choice is 130-pound-class tackle—better for the angler but also the fish. A stout outfit can take on the biggest fish but is also useful to quickly horse in smaller fish...
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.
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