Capable Cat

A one-eyed dog and its owners take on the American Great Loop aboard an Aquila 44. All photos courtesy of April and Larry Smith. Capable Cat Aquila 44 A liveaboard couple discovers that cruising the Great Loop is even more comfortable on a catamaran. For most of their adult lives, April and Larry Smith had […]

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New Boat: Hood 35LM

Meet Android founder Rich Miner and his low-profile, high-tech masterpiece, the striking Hood 35 LM. It’s All in the Curve Meet Android founder Rich Miner and his low-profile, high-tech masterpiece, the striking Hood 35 LM. It’s the swooping, arcing, very considered trailing edge—a graceful, subtle curve that defines the aft border of the coach roof […]

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New Boat: Leen 72 Trimaran

The French builder’s flagship offers fuel-efficient cruising in a spacious package. Photos by Olivier Blanchet What cruising powerboat owner hasn’t wished for at least a shade more room and a few more nautical miles per gallon? We tend to adapt to what we have, but when we dream about our next boat, it’s probably safe […]

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Dan’s New Favorite Boat

As Editor-in-Chief Dan Harding approaches his 100th boat review, he comes across a surprising new build that he says might be the most impressive yet. And it’s only 14-feet long. As I approached the new boat, I can’t help but stare longer than is polite at her dark hull color. Her angular sheer and proud […]

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Canvas to Transom

From Jimmy Buffett to Capt. Jack Sparrow, how a Florida artist became the world’s most elusive faux-teak painter. Photos by Mary Beth Koeth From Jimmy Buffett to Capt. Jack Sparrow, how a Florida artist became the world’s most elusive faux-teak painter. When you behold almost any masterfully painted faux teak patterned transom, you may notice […]

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Lindell 41 Yacht

Casting for rockfish and halibut while pounding through the offshore waters of the Pacific Northwest, Shane Scott discovers just how tough the Lindell 41 is. Photos by Cade Lucero and Mason Tuttle Fish HardBoat Harder Casting for rockfish and halibut while pounding through the offshore waters of the Pacific Northwest, Shane Scott discovers just how […]

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New Boat: X Shore 1

Fast and powerful and affordable, X Shore ups the electric ante—again. Fast and powerful and affordable, X Shore ups the electric ante—again. X Shore 1 In September 2022, Sweden’s X Shore boats unveiled what it hopes will be a game-changing entry into the electric market. It’s a 21 foot, 30-knot speedster called the X Shore […]

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Conversation with a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer

After a long, wild ride, U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Shannon Scaff relives a storied career, plots his next mission and shares his watery wisdom. After a long, wild ride, U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Shannon Scaff relives a storied career, plots his next mission and shares his watery wisdom. Listen in the player below: […]

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BREAKING: Mercury’s New V10

Editor-at-Large Charlie Levine reports from Lake X on Mercury’s new line of modern, light-weight V10 outboards. Learn more here and stay tuned for more reporting from his on-the-water testing. Quiet. Smooth. High performance. Those were just some of the buzz words used to describe Mercury’s industry-first V10 outboards, the new 5.7L 350- and 400-hp Verados. […]

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Waypoint: Baltimore, MD

A waterfront reborn in one of America’s oldest port cities. Photos by Dori Arrington Finding Grit and Charm Where North Meets South Exploring the tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay in and around Baltimore is an opportunity every boater should take. Between the breadth and beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, there are few places better to […]

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Drawing Board: 100 Sunreef Power Eco

Sunreef plans a luxury superyacht with green propulsion. 100 Sunreef Power Eco Superyachts and sustainability are two terms that aren’t often combined. And while electric boats are growing increasingly popular, with new innovations resulting in longer ranges and better speeds, most of these vessels are still relatively small in size. However, Sunreef is joining companies […]

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Tested: MJM 4

A pre-squall sprint from Connecticut to Jersey aboard an MJM 4 proves that comfort and speed can live in harmony. Photos by Onne van der Wal Shuttle Run A pre-squall sprint from Connecticut to Jersey aboard an MJM 4 proves that comfort and speed can live in harmony. A last-minute request from Dan Harding, editor-in-chief […]

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Uncharted Waters: Hot Prospect

A Florida heat wave can deliver sweat buckets of discomfort. It can also test the true mettle of the hopeful owner of a new boat. Illustration: Kent Barton Thanks to his unbridled enthusiasm and a little Gatorade, a potential boat owner gets the thumbs-up during last summer’s heat wave. It was mid-July and “scorcher” was […]

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Princess V50 Review

The newest model in the Princess fleet is all about the transitions. The Princess V50 at the 2022 Cannes Yachting Festival was immediately recognizable for her telltale Princess lines. The Plymouth, England-based builder has done a remarkable job over the last decade or so branding itself with flowing exterior profiles which give way to a […]

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Logbook: Is Two Better Than One?

Seeing the growing trend in the multihull market, Power & Motoryacht and Sail magazine have teamed up to produce the all-new Multihull Power & Sail. Seeing the growing trend in the multihull market, Power & Motoryacht and Sail magazine have teamed up to produce the all-new Multihull Power & Sail. My first experience really cruising […]

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Lighter Than Air

Meet the radical new 50-knot fuel cell chase boat for America’s Cup. Is this hydrogenated hydrofoil the shape of things to come? Meet the radical new 50-knot fuel cell chase boat for America’s Cup. Is this hydrogenated hydrofoil the shape of things to come? As a propulsion source for boating, hydrogen has a lot going […]

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Hell and High Water

This is a story about a son’s love for his father. It’s also a story about friendship, comradery and putting your life on the line to save others. This inspiring story proves, once again, why boaters are the best. This is a story about a son’s love for his father. It’s also a story about […]

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