Cowes Week 2022: Entries open for the regatta

Cowes Week 2022 will run from 30 July to 5 August. Super early bird discounts on entry fees are available until 18 February 2022 A few changes will be introduced for Cowes Week 2022. Credit: Paul Wyeth Entries have now opened for Cowes Week 2022. Those wishing to qualify for super early bird discount on […]

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How To Bleed A Diesel Engine

Here at Power & Motoryacht we used to “flow fuel,” as they say in boat-testing parlance. That meant disconnecting supply and return fuel lines, splicing in fuel-flow meters, and then running electrical cables from the meters to a computer that would precisely calculate fuel burn. Only one time did I make a bad connection on […]

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The Rumrunners

The Roaring Twenties was a time of great social, cultural and economic change. A new society had emerged, one no longer bound by the restrictive morals that once dominated the Victorian era, or by the hardships endured during World War I. People wanted to have a good time, and they did. When the 18th Amendment […]

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Snook Fishing Dates Explained

Anglers looking for a new and exciting pursuit should look into snook fishing. This aggressive, exciting fish can create fast-paced adventures when you take to the water. If you want to add the snook to your list of fish, make sure you understand the snook fishing dates in your area.  What are the Snook Season […]

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Ode to a Special Marina

Dan recalls memories of a good marina that became a second home. Nestled inside a 111-acre park on the edge of a suburban town on the South Shore of Long Island, Wantagh Park Marina is but a small piece of a large, town-run operation. There’s a huge pool with a splash pad and water slides, […]

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A Chat with The Qualified Captain

Listen in the player below: Sit down with Instagram’s most notorious boating influencer and you’ll quickly see that The Qualified Captain is not all about poking fun at boating snafus. It’s also about educating people so they don’t make the same mistakes. Read The Most Feared Man On Instagram here. ▶ Source: https://www.powerandmotoryacht.com/podcast/a-chat-with-the-qualified-captain . Source: […]

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Shanty Men

Talking pirate simulators, shipwrecks and the reemergence of maritime anthems with the new face of sea shanties, The Longest Johns. The Longest Johns (from left): Andy Yates, Dave Robinson, Robbie Sattin and Jonathan Darley. Before the world irrevocably changed, I was going into the office every day. Monotony was an issue. To avoid feeling stymied, […]

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The Largest Marlin Ever Caught!

Marlin fishing is one of the most exciting pursuits you’ll ever enjoy. When a marlin is hooked, the fight is intense, thrilling, and fierce. Marlin jump, dive and fight with a ferocity seen by few other fish. Add their tremendous size, and a hooked marlin becomes one of the most memorable fishing experiences you’ll ever […]

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New Boat: Galeon 325 GTO

Galeon 325 GTO The Galeon 325 GTO (Grand Touring Outboard) is a bowrider, a dayboat, a weekender and a coastal cruiser all in one, yet it doesn’t have that awkward feeling you sometimes get when a manufacturer tries to squeeze 50 feet worth of features into a 30-foot package. The first-ever outboard powered boat from […]

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Boatyard Tip: Inspect your propeller and shafts.

Don’t forget to inspect your propeller and shafts. Regularly inspect any areas on the shafts that are immersed in water but have little or no water flow, such as within the stuffing box,under the propeller and prop nuts, and within the shaft log and cutless bearing. These places are particularly prone to crevice corrosion, which […]

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A Tale of Two Boats

Photos by Malike Sidibe Race Against Time Once associated with a bustling shipyard, the Wheeler name has become synonymous with classic boats. The great grandson of the founder wants to change that, but is he too late? Stop me if you’ve heard this one: a Welshman walks into a marina with a tarp. A tropical […]

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New Boat: Okean 80 Flybridge Motor Yacht

Okean 80 Flybridge Motor Yacht Okean brings its transformational philosophy to its new 80-foot flagship We’re seeing a trend toward making yachts more open to the sea, air and sky, so they feel less like condos on the water and more like private floating islands. Okean has been at the forefront of this movement since […]

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Dispatches From the End of the World

Another Outer Reef owner follows his dream to navigate the Mount Everest of boating. Cape Horn doesn’t give a damn about your boat—or your dreams, for that matter. While it still remains unquestionably challenging to navigate the Horn under sail, it’s a formidable accomplishment for any boat, under any power. The southerly headland of the […]

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Monaco Yacht Show 2022

.calendar{fill:#021035}calendar <!– –> 28 Sep – 01 Oct 2022 The Monaco Yacht Show is the most prestigious display of superyachts in the world. Set in the iconic Port Hercules, this premier, world-class event represents the pinnacle of luxury. Since 1991, the show has enjoyed the recognition and support of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II […]

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How To Sell Your Boat for Maximum Profit

Hard Sell The small details make a big difference when it comes time to sell your boat. Follow these tips and get a better return. For the past few months, I’ve been scouring the internet for the perfect retirement boat, one that will carry me through my “golden years” as a vagabond of the Intracoastal […]

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Inside Angle: A Squirrelly Cat

The author recalls trying to wrangle a pesky catamaran and protect a beloved photographer. I didn’t want to be known as the guy in the industry who killed Billy Black. Illustration: Brett Affrunti If you don’t know the name, Billy Black is the go-to American photographer for the marine industry. Have you seen a pretty […]

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Your Fishing Guide to the Gray Snapper

The gray snapper is one of the most interesting fish in the water. If you are going to pursue this unique species, you need to understand the grey snapper, as well as the gear and techniques needed for a successful outing. What is the Gray Snapper? The gray snapper is an important sport fish, popular […]

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New Boat: True North 34 Outboard Express

The Comeback of True North begins. It was well into the fall boating season when I caught a ride on the new True North 34 Outboard Express with Anthony Tumas of Riverside Marina and Yacht Sales in Riverside, New Jersey. We ripped up the Severn River north of Annapolis, Maryland, on a flat, perfect day, […]

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2022 the year of the Water Tiger: what’s in store for Heesen

2021 was an exceptional year, and in spite of the challenges COVID-19 continues to inflict, we delivered four yachts and sold another five. As always at Heesen, we are anticipating the Chinese New Year with great enthusiasm and expect 2022, the year of the Water Tiger, to be another intense and exciting one. In the […]

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Waypoint: Key West

Photos by Dori Arrington Southern Exposure Sunset celebrations, vast waterways, a rich history and colorful charm are but a few reasons why we love Key West. Eclectic, tropical, relaxed, quirky, spicy, balmy … I could exhaust a list of adjectives before capturing the essence of Key West. In a single word, the city is unique. […]

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