Wellcraft 355 first look: US brand looks to conquer Europe with new model

Wellcraft is looking to steal a slice of the lucrative European adventure boat market with its striking new Wellcraft 355… Vertical bow, forward raked windscreen and an enclosed pilothouse mark a major change of direction for Wellcraft Unlike the US brand’s previous range of centre console craft, the Wellcraft 355 features a plumb bow, a […]

Read More

Arksen 65 first look: British explorer yacht range set to expand

Adventure boat specialist, Arksen, has released details of its new Arksen 65, which will be built from 40% recycled aluminium… Tough but efficient aluminium displacement hull enables a range of 3,000nm at 8 knots Aimed primarily at owner-drivers with off-grid cruising ambitions, the new Arksen 65 has been designed to enable simple self-sufficiency in some […]

Read More

E1 racing: Racebird electric foiling powerboat takes flight

The hotly anticipated E1 Series of electric powerboat racing took a major step forward this month with the first sea trial of its radical new RaceBird craft. The all-electric RaceBird flies round a tight turn in testing This all-electric one-design foiling boat took to the River Po near San Nazzaro in April, where it was […]

Read More

RS Pulse 63 quick spin: Driving a ground-breaking £75k electric RIB

At the recent South Coast Boat Show, MBY editor Hugo Andreae took a test drive of the RS Pulse 63, the first electric RIB we’ve been aboard… After unveiling the original Pulse 58 prototype at Boot Düsseldorf 2020, the team spent two years refining the design into the larger and more sophisticated Pulse 63. The […]

Read More