Yachts & Boats

OZ Venture 650 Centre Console Boat Review

Overview: American influence, Japanese design and a Chinese hull makes an impact on Aussie centre console fans.  With its ‘hipped’ Hatteras-style sheer line, the boat

Maxum 2000 SR3 Boat Review

Overview: Consistent quality keeps the Maxum SR3 leading the field. This boat is a great vessel for a family of four to take cruising. Main

Riviera 61 Enclosed Flybridge Review

Overview: The Riviera 61 Enclosed Flybridge is both a luxury boat for entertaining and long-range cruising motor yacht. Main Features: The bar holds 24 bottles—even

Cobalt 262 Boat Review

Overview: A sexy headturner with a balanced hull – what more can you want in a sporty speed boat ? The Cobalt 262 really stands

Moody 45 DS Boat Review

Overview: The Moody 45 DS proves boat builder Hanse has used technology and free-thinking design to produce a craft with no allegiance to the past.

Meridian 441 Sedan Flybridge Boat Review

Overview: The brand new Meridian 441 Sedan Bridge gets onto the plane with ease. Main Features: Great 360-degree views can be enjoyed from the saloon,

Mustang 430 Sports Coupe Boat Review

Overview: Mustang boats return to their sports cruiser roots with the new 430 Sports Coupe. Main Features: The open plan allows the cook to socialise

Hylas 48 Boat Review

There are boats and then there are those boats that turn heads, and for me, the boats built by Hylas have always fallen under the

Best Hybrid Bay Boats for Inshore and Offshore Fishing

Center console boats designed to deliver performance in bays and on the ocean. Bay boats exploded in popularity during the last decade, as many anglers

Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42 Boat Review

When I asked Fountaine Pajot’s Laurent Fabre if the new Astrea 42 was replacing Fountaine Pajot’s earlier Helia 44, his response was a firm “Non!” The

Bayliner 300 Boat Review

Look back 30 years and there were basically only three categories of family/lifestyle boating in this country ? yachting/cruising, waterskiing and fishing. Some families took

Beneteau Oceanis 46.1 Boat Review

The Beneteau sailboat line has long represented a kind of continuum, both in terms of the many models the company is offering at any given

Tartan 395 Boat Review

An entirely new American cruiser from a storied builder In a time when most new cruising boats are coming from Europe, it is refreshing to

Bali 4.1 Boat Review

Coming fast on the heels of its predecessor, the Bali 4.0, the Bali 4.1 adds a number of improvements, many of them inspired by feedback

Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 42 Boat Review

Old salts grouse about modern aesthetics. It’s just what they do, and the hard lines and spartan interiors of today’s production boats give them many

X-Yachts X4° Boat Review

There’s something especially fun about sailing a boat on the home waters of the company that built it. And when you’re sailing the latest performance-cruiser

Bavaria C57 Boat Review

There is much new going on at Bavaria Yachts. Only a few months under new ownership and the German builder has already launched a new

Fountaine Pajot Elba 45 Boat Review

With new catamaran brands springing up like mushrooms, France’s Fountaine Pajot is something of an oak tree in the market, with a story that goes


Yesteryear’s practical design gets a modern transformation as Whitehaven turns the humble Lobster Boat in it into a sophisticated cruiser The original incarnation of this

Excess 12 Boat Review

Groupe Beneteau, builder of Lagoon catamarans, has introduced a new multihull line called Excess. The first of the boats to reach U.S. shores at the

Regulator 24XO First Glance Boat Reviews

Second crossover model delivers multiple fishing features in smaller package. Regulator Marine has added a second model to its XO center-console crossover lineup with the

Wellcraft 402 Fisherman Boat Review

Battle ready, this center console is armed to the teeth for fishing and wrapped in luxury for crew comfort and fun. Wellcraft’s 402 Fisherman, powered

Catana 53 Boat Review

A boat is a set of tradeoffs, and a perfect boat doesn’t exist. That said, if you’re searching for a proven bluewater multihull that can

Bali 5.4 Boat Review

n the few years since the Bali brand appeared as an offshoot of the Catana line of catamarans, it has grown rapidly. The original models

Seawind 1600 Boat Review

Seawind Catamarans introduced its 52ft 1600 model in Europe last year, where the boat promptly started winning awards. The more jaded among us may look

Yellowfin 17 Carbon Elite First Glance

Super lightweight skiff features new hull, original deck. With the 17 Carbon Elite, Yellowfin has built a new, cutting-edge version of its smallest skiff. The

Salona 380: the 38 footer which has a lot to offer

From a yard that’s still relatively unknown in the UK, the Salona 380 looks set to present the established performance cruisers in this size range

Hallberg-Rassy 40C: The best sailing boat Hallberg-Rassy has ever built?

The Swedish yard is turbo-charging its range of offshore cruisers, but have they left good old-fashioned seaworthiness behind? Theo Stocker spent 48 hours sailing the

New Boats: Hinckley Sou’wester 53

The history of sailing is replete with examples of boats being repurposed after their initial launch—think of the famed yacht America also doing service as a blockade

Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 Boat Review

Though best known for its cruising boats, Jeanneau has long kept a hand in competitive racing with its Sun Fast line. The newest of these