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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Outerlimits Factory Fun Run Coming Back In 2023

Created: September 29, 2022 by: Written by Matt Trulio An instant hit with Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats customers and vendors when it happened for the first time in August 2019, the second Outerlimits Factory Fun Run is set for July 20-23. The event will be based out of the company’s headquarters in Bristol, R.I. Outerlimits customers […]

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YANMAR adds to sales and marketing teams

YANMAR Marine International has announced the appointment of two new managers to strengthen its global sales and marketing departments at the company’s Netherlands headquarters. Effective July 1, Bas Eerden joins the YMI team as the new Global Sales Manager with the responsibility of coordinating company strategy with local offices, OEM’s and distributors and developing YANMAR’s […]

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Weather forecasting in a heatwave

Weather guru, Chris Tibbs talks though some of the difficulties in accurate weather forecasting during the unusual event of a heatwave Situated to the north-west of Europe, the UK is blessed with mild weather with few extreme weather events, and our temperature is moderated by the seawater around the shores. Thanks to the Gulf Stream […]

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The Top 5 Reasons For Getting Into Kayak Fishing

5 Reasons For Getting Into Kayak Fishing Are you wondering why some anglers are abandoning the traditional boat-and-motor fishing for kayak finishing? Or are you interested in knowing the benefits before venturing into the sport? Every kayak angler has unique reasons to start kayak fishing. But, most of them agree that the sport is beneficial […]

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East-bound Atlantic crossing via Bermuda

An east-bound Atlantic crossing via Bermuda and Horta was a voyage of contrasts for Vivian Vuong We tacked for the first and only time on our 13-day crossing. The view off Ultima’s bow revealed the alluring sight of not only an approaching landfall but elevation too. Pico, one of the nine Azorean islands of Portugal, […]

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Defender Industries Named Official TEMO U.S. Dealer

PHOTO COURTESY @WIND4PRODUCTION TEMO, the French manufacturer of the first portable, electric-powered outboard motor the TEMO.450, is entering the U.S. market three years after the successful launch of its motor in Europe. Defender Industries has been named as the official U.S. Dealer of TEMO, and the TEMO.450 will debut at the Annapolis Sailboat Show October […]

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Défi Azimut 48 Hours

The Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomération 48 Hours served up the perfect short test for the 2022 IMOCA fleet, as the boats heading for The Ocean Race, and the majority in solo configuration, took on a triangle course in the Bay of Biscay. In the four strong fully-crewed fleet, tackling a 545-nautical mile course, the 11th Hour […]

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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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Tips for Using Crabs as Bait

Crabs are a tasty temptation for a variety of game fish. Jason Stemple Since I was a youngster, I’ve had a love-hate relationship with the lowly crab. According to my parents, my first encounter with an angry crab resulted in a screaming kid and an airborne crustacean. Later, I learned to appreciate crabs as fishing […]

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Aquila 45 Yacht Debuts at Cannes

PHOTO COURTESY OF AQUILA In the model’s first showcase outside the U.S., the Aquila 45 Yacht debuted alongside the Aquila 36 Sport at Cannes Yachting Festival earlier this month, providing the largest Aquila presence yet at the festival. “Our growing presence at the Cannes Yachting Festival is a testament to the growing international demand for […]

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What’s Moving The Market

WHAT IS MOVING THE MARKETS?  10 Headwinds That Remain in Place In response to the recent steep pullback in stocks from their August highs, last week our Market Outlook focused on how uncertain and potentially volatile September (and October) can be to the stock market. You can review its charts and analysis here. What prompted this […]

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VMT Electric Outboard Motors Selected by Groupe Beneteau

Groupe Beneteau and Vision Marine Technologies announced plans to integrate Vision Marine’s electric outboard motors with several models across the boat builder’s portfolio of brands. The initial offering will be launched under the Four Winns brand with deliveries expected to be available in spring 2023. In addition to the VMT’s outboards on Four Winns boats, the […]

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SamBoat Announces Expansion Into U.S. Market

Sampling of available boats from SamBoat. Courtesy SamBoat SamBoat, a dominant player in the European boat rental market, recently announced ambitious plans for expansion into the United States. According to SamBoat, the US is considered the largest boating market in the world, with 87.3-million residents involved in boating activities. The company recently set up shop […]

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Looking for somewhere to stay near Boot Düsseldorf? Look no further…

Boot Düsseldorf is Europe’s biggest boat show, so local hotels book up fast. Here’s our pick of where to stay nearby… Courtyard by Marriott Düsseldorf Seestern We’ve put together a list of hotels near Boot Düsseldorf, including nearby guesthouses, motels and apartments, at a range of price points to help you make the most of your […]

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Sun protection for sailors: a guide to staying safe

Janneke Kuysters explores the sun protection options for sailors who are often highly at risk of over exposure to the sun Sailing on a sunny day is hard to beat: but apart from the mood-enhancing qualities of the sun, we all know of its dangers. After finishing our circumnavigation and returning to the Netherlands, one […]

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X Shore releases the X Shore 1

X Shore releases the X Shore 1 Swedish category leader continues to make sustainable electric boating a reality for a broader market Stockholm – Sept. 1, 2022 – X Shore (www.xshore.com), the Swedish technology company behind a game-changing generation of fully-electric, silent, connected boats, announced today the launch of its latest model, the X Shore […]

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Electric Invaders

On a Norwegian adventure with the crew of Viking-inspired engineers at Evoy, Simon Murray discovers not only the fanatical dedication behind the race to build the fastest electric boats in the world, but the true meaning of “skol!” Evoy’s electric motors are propelling Norwegian boats to some of the fastest speeds achieved by electricity alone. […]

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