Boat Tests


Tested: Absolute 50 Fly

Absolute’s newest model comes standard with “why didn’t I think of that?” solutions.


Tested: Uniesse Exuma HTC5

This Italian-built, 54-footer offers luxury design and solid hull construction.


Tested: Tactical T40

The Tactical T40 is a product of the Great White North's extreme conditions. We head to Vancouver to give it a test.

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Tested: Greenline 45 Fly

With plenty of propulsion options to choose from, Greenline’s 45 Fly is the perfect blend of performance and livability.

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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.


Tested: Pursuit S268

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


Tested: Sirena 88

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


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.


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.


Tested: The Dolceriva

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


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.


Tested: Princess R35 and Fairline F//Line 33

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


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.


Tested: Wallytender 48

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


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.


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.


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.