Tested: Wellcraft 355

A full 65 years after its founding, Wellcraft makes its boldest departure yet. A speedy passagemaker aimed at an international audience. Wellcraft Redefined 65 years after its founding, Wellcraft makes its boldest departure to date in launching a boat aimed at an international audience. For boaters of a certain vintage, the name Wellcraft will always […]

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Tested: XO DFNDR 9

An adventure cruise spanning the Baltic Sea aboard a hearty XO DFNDR 9 proves Scandinavia to be a wildly underrated cruising destination. Baltic Blast The XO DFNDR 9 preparing for a Baltic Crossing. The waters are not usually so calm.  An adventure cruise spanning the Baltic Sea aboard a hearty XO DFNDR 9 proves Scandinavia […]

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The Full-Circle Journey Of Joel Begin

<!– People: The Full-Circle Journey Of Joel Begin –> On a sparkling Western New York day in mid-July 2014, Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats founder and then-owner Mike Fiore debuted a new SC 46 catamaran at the Buffalo Poker Run with Joel Begin, the canopied 46-footer’s French-Canadian owner. Among Fiore’s clients and friends who caught rides in […]

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Stan Honey – the thinking sailor

Stan Honey’s first ever offshore race set the tone for his career. Then a lean and mean 14-year-old racing Lasers out of the Los Angeles Yacht Club, Honey already had an interest in all things technical. In 1969 Stan Honey had the opportunity to go yacht racing, and took on the dual roles of navigator […]

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Waypoint: Portsmouth, New Hampshire

It’s got the sophistication of Boston, the food and vibe of Portland, the charm of Kennebunkport and the history of Plymouth all rolled into one. Photos by Dori Arrington Portsmouth, New Hampshire It’s got the sophistication of Boston, the food and vibe of Portland, the charm of Kennebunkport and the history of Plymouth all rolled […]

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2022 Back Cove 372

The Back Cove 372 serves up a quiet, smooth ride. Courtesy Back Cove Yachts Overview The Back Cove 372 is a single-engine cruiser that can be easily handled by a couple, especially with a standard Side-Power bow thruster and optional stern thruster. It offers great visibility from the helm and companion seat through the large […]

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2022 Cutwater C-288 Coupe

The C-288 Coupe is a pleasure to drive. Courtesy Cutwater Boats 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. Overview Family cruiser, dock-hopping party boat, blood-on-deck fishing machine, or serious dive boat? The Cutwater C-288 Coupe surely offers versatility. This boat also […]

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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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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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10 Biggest Roosterfish Ever Caught

Roosterfish are known for putting up a great fight. Adrian Gray Roosterfish, with their distinctive, tall, spiking dorsal fins and curved black/blue markings, fuel the imagination and spur the wanderlust in many anglers looking to travel and catch exotic, hard-fighting and often high-flying species.  These predatory fish are found in the eastern Pacific Ocean from […]

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Formula Going Fishing With First 337 CCF Center Console

Announced during the 2022 Miami International Boat Show, Formula Boats’ first 38-foot center console will debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which is scheduled for October 26-30 in the Southwest Florida city. The new model, dubbed the Formula 387 Center Console Fish, is powered by triple Mercury Racing 450R outboard engines. Formula’s first […]

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