Subscribe to our newsletter

Author Articles

by Jason Y. Wood

Power & Motoryacht Senior Editor:
Jason Y. Wood grew up sailing and fishing the lakes and waterways of New England. Family vacations to Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard instilled in him a love of the sea that continued through his studies at Bowdoin College in coastal Maine. His pursuit of fair winds and fish turned from passion to profession when he landed a job in 1997 as assistant editor at Offshore magazine, near Boston. Read more here...

How to Install Electronics on Your Boat

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted December 2014 | Add a Comment

Sometimes the best way to do something is to get a professional to do it for you. That certainly applies to marine electronics. Read why that is here.

Read Article

Intellian GX60 Satellite-Broadband System

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2014 | Add a Comment

The Intellian GX60 is a satellite-broadband system that uses Inmarsat’s Ka-band Global Xpress service. Global Xpress is a new high-speed broadband service that will provide global coverage designed to offer consistent download speeds of 50 Mbps and 5 Mbps uplink speeds.

Read Article

Simrad Low Emission HD Digital Radar

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2014 | Add a Comment

Simrad is introducing a new radar system compatible with all Simrad multifunction displays.

Read Article

How to Have the Most Accurate Nautical Charts

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted July 2014 | Add a Comment

These are heady times for marine-navigation systems. New technologies are making it possible to share information with fellow boaters faster and more easily than ever before, making charts incredibly accurate. Read here to find out how you can get involved.

Read Article

Hinckley Talaria 44 Refit

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted July 2014 | Add a Comment

Hinckley CEO Jim McManus was looking for a gently used, cruisable boat with a nice turn of speed. Lucky for him, he knew just where to start, and how to proceed. Here is the whole story.

Read Article

Electronics Advancements

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted May 2014 | Add a Comment

We know keeping up with the constant flow of new marine electronics products can be head spinning. And we’re here to help.

Read Article

Of Lobsters and Lobster Boats

By Jason Y. WoodKevin Koenig | Posted April 2014 | Add a Comment

Take a trip down memory lane with Maine, Lobster, and the boats they inspired.

Read Article

Regulator 25

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2014

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Regulator 25 The Regulator 25 may not be a huge boat, but she outpunches her weight. With plenty of seating, a wave-chomping hull, and powerful twin Yamaha F200 outboards, this boat is ready for anything. Read all about her here.

Read Article

FLIR One

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2014 | Add a Comment

The FLIR One mounts to the back of an iPhone 5 or iPhone 5S and, in conjunction with an app, turns the phone into a pocket-size thermal-imaging device.

Read Article

Three Electronics Upgrades

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2014 | Add a Comment

Check out three easy upgrades that may be added to your current boat with very little effort, yet can change the game in terms of enjoying boat ownership.

Read Article