Tiara EX 60 Sea Trial and Review

Part express cruiser, part motoryacht, the EX 60 doesn’t fit any one category precisely, which explains why Tiara adopted the Adventure Series moniker. Great Expectations A late-fall shakedown proves that Tiara’s flagship—the EX 60—has substance to go along with her style. Tiara EX 60 Photo: Alex Slikkers The October winds off Lake Michigan deliver a […]

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Drawing Board: Eclipse Yachts

A dream team is assembled to create a new breed of outboard-powered express boats. What if I told you that in 2023 there was a new company being launched that aimed to carve their territory out of the U.S. outboard yacht market? You’d probably say that they’re either incredibly bold or incredibly crazy, maybe both. […]

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New Boat: Veer X13

Brunswick (owner of Sea Ray, Whaler and Mercury) launches entry-level boat brand. Veer X13 “A gear to explore the water on your own terms”—these are the words the builders at Veer Boats use to describe their new 13-foot-rotomolded boat called the X13 (starting at $12,000). When you take into account that the boat has a […]

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New Boat: Solara S310 CW

From the parent company of Ranger Tugs and Cutater comes Solara Boats. Join us as we get a first look at the flagship of this new model line. Solara S310 CW Boat builders have to be equal parts manufacturer and fortune teller. It can take years from the point an initial concept is rendered until […]

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Tested: Formula 387 CCF

Known for its cruisers and crossovers, Formula’s 387 CCF, marks the company’s return to the center console market. It’s set to make a big splash. Secret Formula Known for its cruisers and crossovers, Formula’s 387 CCF, marks the company’s return to the center console market. It’s set to make a big splash. Writing about boats […]

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New Boat: Saxdor 320 GTO

Saxdor’s Finnish beauty. A boat that’s fast, functional, fun and safe. In case you have been living under a rock, Finland is making its name known on the international powerboat scene. The easternmost Scandinavian country has offered a strong inflow of fast, seaworthy boats that many boaters (and especially first-time owners) see as a value […]

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BREAKING: Mercury’s New V10

Editor-at-Large Charlie Levine reports from Lake X on Mercury’s new line of modern, light-weight V10 outboards. Learn more here and stay tuned for more reporting from his on-the-water testing. Quiet. Smooth. High performance. Those were just some of the buzz words used to describe Mercury’s industry-first V10 outboards, the new 5.7L 350- and 400-hp Verados. […]

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Tested: MJM 4

A pre-squall sprint from Connecticut to Jersey aboard an MJM 4 proves that comfort and speed can live in harmony. Photos by Onne van der Wal Shuttle Run A pre-squall sprint from Connecticut to Jersey aboard an MJM 4 proves that comfort and speed can live in harmony. A last-minute request from Dan Harding, editor-in-chief […]

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Pursuit S 248 Center Console

Join PMY Senior Editor Chris Dixon for a walkthrough of the Pursuit S 248 Center Console at the 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Join PMY Senior Editor Chris Dixon for a walkthrough of the Pursuit S 248 Center Console at the 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. View the original article to see embedded […]

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Boat of the Year Finalists for 2022

Boating’s editors test more than 100 boats per year in just about every category. During 2022, our editors once again tested more than 100 boats, including PWC, 16-foot-long runabouts, cruisers, dayboats, and center-console boats in excess of 50 feet length overall. We tested gas boats, diesel boats, electric boats, jet boats, outboard boats, inboard boats, […]

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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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Formula 387 Center Console Walk-through

Formula re-enters the center console market with a triple 450-hp Mercury-powered beast that was born to fish. Climb aboard for our first look. Formula re-enters the center console market with a triple 450-hp Mercury-powered beast that was born to fish. Climb aboard for our first look. View the original article to see embedded media. Source: […]

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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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Book Excerpt: Seasons of the Striper

Bill Sisson’s evocative new book winds us through a marine journalist’s sometimes precarious, lifelong hunt for a beautiful fish and the perfect boat. Each fall, scores of anglers chase striped bass along the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic aboard a diverse armada of boats, from 50-foot convertibles working the steep rips off Nantucket, Montauk and Block Island […]

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Waterfront: American Dream

From entry-level to CFO, a Viking lifer’s career and the adventure machine he never imagined he’d call his own. John Kasinski enjoys a new phase of yacht ownership and reflects upon a 33-year career. John Kasinski was 21 years old when he started to work for Viking Yachts in 1989 as the Accounts Payable Clerk. […]

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Brooklin Boat Yard 32 Center Console

Sometime the simplest boats are the most beautiful; this is certainly the case with the svelt, wooden Brooklin 32. Come take a closer look. Sometime the simplest boats are the most beautiful; this is certainly the case with the svelt, wooden Brooklin 32. Come take a closer look. View the original article to see embedded […]

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From Italy To Los Angeles in a RIB

How much preparation, nerve and fuel does it take for a RIB to cross an ocean? Relive some of toughest challenges and the sweetest moments from adventurer Sergio Davi. “La sfida è sempre con me stesso mai con il mare.” In English, this translates to “the challenge is always with myself, never with the sea.” […]

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New Boat: Pursuit OS 445

Pursuit unveils its new flagship, a boat born to fish or cruise in comfort. Of all the impressive features contained in Pursuit’s new OS 445 Offshore—the IMAX-quality window views, the copious and brilliantly-positioned coolers, storage and hatches, the luxurious and highly-functional staterooms, the rail-encircled and comfortable bow—what impressed me most was the quiet. Chugging along […]

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