Boat Tests

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Tested: Absolute Navetta 64

An economical and voluminous trawler-style yacht from Italy, tested in its home waters.

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Tested: Grand Banks 54

From one of the first companies to design a trawler, the Grand Banks 54 ushers cruising yachts into the modern age.

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Tested: Pursuit S268

The new 26-foot center console adds more fishing features to a proven platform.

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Tested: Sirena 88

With help from imaginative design concepts and a pool on the foredeck, the Sirena 88 strays into superyacht territory.

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Tested: The New Hunt 63

A post-quarantine sea trial of the Hunt 63 reminds the author that the only way to create something beautiful is by embracing collaboration.

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Tested: Leopard 53 Powercat

The Leopard 53 Powercat touts its bluewater cruising ability and generous accommodations on a jaunt to the Bahamas.

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Tested: Mag Bay 42

The Cali-based, father-son team of Mike and Barrett Howarth jump from building center consoles to sportfishermen with the Mag Bay 42.

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Tested: Ferretti 720

Ferretti’s latest offering combines innovation and sophisticated styling in a true-to-form hull design capable of 30-plus knots.

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Tested: Azimut Atlantis 45

Whether it’s the retracting sunroof or dropping the throttle, the Azimut Atlantis 45 commands attention wherever she may roam.

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Tested: Bluegame BGX70

Early hiccups put a passion project on ice. Recently revived, with the help of Sanlorenzo, the Bluegame BGX70 is here.

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Tested: Fairline Squadron 68

Sharing a hull design with the next-generation Targa 65, the Fairline Squadron 68 offers clever solutions to age-old problems.

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Tested: The Dolceriva

Beauty and classic design elements tend to win out for Riva's elegant marque. The Dolceriva is no exception.

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Bring Your Daughter to Work Day

A test of the Prestige 420 Flybridge allows the author to give his youngest a taste of the salt life.

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Tested: Princess R35 and Fairline F//Line 33

Fairline and Princess have developed their own cutting-edge dayboats. We put both to the test.

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Yamaha Triple Test

VIDEO: Testing 3 Yamaha-Powered Center Consoles at Once. What's better than a boat test during the Miami boat show? THREE tests, that's what. The editors escape the show aboard new models from Jupiter, Sea Fox and Wellcraft.

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Tested: Wallytender 48

Compared to its predecessors, the Wallytender 48 is longer, wider and optimized for IPS drives.

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Tested: Prestige 460

Prestige was so confident in their 460 that they loaned it to us for the summer so we could put the boat–and ourselves–through the ringer.

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Tested: Palm Beach 70

The Palm Beach 70—the builder’s new flagship—has been compared to a modern commuter yacht. This made the editors wonder: could it beat modern transportation to Manhattan? A race was born.

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Tested: Hinckley Sport Boat 40x

The Hinckley Sport Boat 40x draws on the lineage of its parent company for a new outboard-powered model that defies categorization.

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Tested: MCY 66, MCY 70, and MCY 76

To celebrate their 10th anniversary–and perhaps put the industry on notice–MCY ups the ante by launching three new models.

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Tested: Fountiane Pajot 40

The power cat stops over in Portugal on its journey to the Med and shows the author how a smart use of space, in an interesting setting, can be a powerful combination.

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Tiara Sport 43 LS

It's said that if you want the truth, ask a kid. That's just what Dan Harding did during a Lake Michigan test of the new Tiara Sport 43 LS.

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Tested: Pardo 50

The new, Italian-built Pardo 50 redefines the express cruiser for the American marketplace.

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Tested: Filippetti S55

One of the founders of Pershing has developed the S55 with aggressive styling and captivating performance.