Silent 60 Solar-Electric Motoryacht Review

Running on sun and even wind, the transoceanic capable Silent 60 is a technological and ecological tour de force—and one of the most forward thinking yachts ever built. A Silent Future? Running on sun and even wind, the transoceanic capable Silent 60 is a technological and ecological tour de force—and one of the most forward […]

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Iconic Hinckley Picnic Boat Now Offers SilentJet Technology

Hinckley Yachts Picnic Boat 40 S is the quietest boat on the water thanks to a new hybrid upgrade incorporating SilentJet technology which allows the boat to run in virtually full silence. “With SilentJet, you glide away from the dock and cruise through the harbor in total silence,” says Scott Bryant, Hinckley’s vice president of […]

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Best boats under £100,000: Our top picks from the used boat market

Our resident used boat expert Nick Burnham picks out four of the best boats under £100,000 on the secondhand market. Interest rates are rising, cost of living is going up, property values are stalling and the stock market is looking jittery. Yet against this backdrop of doom and worry, demand for boats appears to remain […]

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Review of SilentJet, Hinckley’s Hybrid Electric Boat Propulsion System

Nearly three decades after the original Hinckley Picnic Boat changed the game, Dasher is back but with all new tricks up her sleeve — it can run in full silence with its trademarked SilentJet technology. Dash of the Unexpected Nearly three decades after the original Hinckley Picnic Boat changed the game, Dasher is back but […]

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Sirena 78 Makes World Debut at Cannes

PHOTOS BY JEFF BROWN Sirena debuted its all-in-one 78 yacht at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September, revealing a timeless yet modern design that perfectly combines interior comfort, personal choice and efficient performance, delivering a safe, comfortable cruiser that doubles as a family-friendly yacht for fun and relaxation. The Sirena 78 is loaded with options, […]

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Silent 60

Not a Sound Silent-Yachts is making big strides in solar-electric power both on the water and on shore.  I was standing on the Silent 60 flybridge chatting with another guest prior to leaving the dock for a test ride when we both suddenly realized we were drifting in the middle of the canal. Somewhat alarmed, it […]

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How to sail a multihull Q and A

Nikki Henderson reveals what you really need to know before going bluewater multihull cruising It has become routine now for me to bookend the summer sailing season with a trip to the south of France for the biannual ‘Outremer Week’. This hugely popular event gathers 100-plus new Outremer catamaran owners for five days of training, […]

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Three Iconic Boating Cities

For entertainment, check out the Chicago Riverwalk. It has three downtown docks, including this one at City Winery, a restaurant and live-music venue. Cate Brown Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Chicago This city of 2.7 million doesn’t become an […]

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Sunseeker Predator 65 review: Purist’s choice handles like a motorbike

Sunseeker’s newest hardtop coupé – the 32nd model to bear the Predator name – faces stiff competition, not least from its year-old near-identical sportsfly twin sister. Both are fabulous. But which one to choose? Agile hull and IPS drives allow just the right amount of lean to feel exciting but not alarming. Photos: Sunseeker and […]

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Experience elegance and exclusivity aboard Tail Lights in the British Virgin Islands

Vacations are meant for grandeur, indulging in luxuries, and experiencing new and unique adventures. As you plan your getaways for the latter half of 2022 and into 2023 and want to find something that stands out and offers a true, one-of-a-kind experience, you’ll find it in spades with a charter journey aboard Tail Lights, the dazzling 116-foot Azimut Grande […]

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Reader Submission: Lynn Stateham from North Carolina

Eastern North Carolina is packed with beautiful and protected anchorages, and one of our favorites is Cedar Creek at mile 187 on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.  In 2009 we spent three peaceful days there, on our Prout catamaran Sunspot Baby while the remnants of Hurricane Ida poured buckets of rain and the winds howled offshore. […]

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Cosmopolitan 66 first look: Spanish newcomer to build solar-powered catamaran

Newcomer Cosmopolitan Yachts is hoping to shake up the market for eco-friendly motor boats with a striking new 66ft (20.1m) solar-powered catamaran called the Cosmopolitan 66… Electric motors powered by batteries, solar panels and ICE generators allow it to cruise night and day An all-aluminium multihull design, the Cosmpolitan 66 features a vast amount of […]

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Alton Jones to Championship Round and Wheeler Wins MLF AOY

ONAMIA, Minn. (Sept. 13, 2022) – Pro Alton Jones, Sr., of Lorena, Texas, caught 12 scorable smallmouth bass weighing 47 pounds, 15 ounces to cruise to an easy Qualifying Round win for Group B at the MLF Bass Pro Tour Bally Bet Stage Seven on Mille Lacs Lake Presented by Minn Kota in Onamia, Minnesota. […]

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Electric Outboard Repowering on a Boston Whaler Super Sport

Improved charging means less downtime between activities. Capt. Vincent Daniello Back in 2015, I’d mused on these pages that my son, Evan, then in kindergarten, would likely own an electric-propelled boat. Now he’s in middle school and can operate a boat on his own. Has electric propulsion matured to where my light-hearted prediction might actually […]

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How to Improve Your Trolling and Catch More Fish

A full trolling spread in a fishy area often trumps hightailing it to unknown waters. George Poveromo Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. The action certainly wasn’t fast, but Andy Newman, Michael Ferrari and I had […]

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Grady-White Introduces Adventure 218 Walkaround Cabin Boat

PHOTO COURTESY OF GRADY-WHITE The new Adventure 218 from Grady-White offers an inspired reimagining of the brand’s popular walkaround cabin boat first debuted in 1974. At 21-feet, the Adventure 218 honors its heritage, maintaining beloved aspects of the walkaround concept, while reimagining space and versatility and adding modernized details and design. “Grady-White has many loyal […]

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