Yachts & Boats

Frauscher 1212 Ghost first look: This 50-knot speedster cares not for practicality

There are some boats that just look right and the Frauscher 1212 Ghost is one of those boats. There are no quarters given to practicality

Cranchi A44 first look: This luxury tender taps into several key trends

If there’s one bandwagon whose suspension is straining under the weight of being jumped on it’s the one labelled “T-top sportsboats”. There aren’t many shipyards

Yellowfin 54 Offshore Boat Review

New flagship delivers yachtlike experience in a fishing-focused center console. It’s often said that first impressions are everything. In the case of the Yellowfin 54

Comitti Breva 35 test drive: Italian beauty tested in the Solent

Is there more to the eye-poppingly beautiful Comitti Breva 35 than just good looks? We find out with a blustery test in the Solent… Owning

HH50 Boat Review

Sportscar builders say, “Speed costs, how fast do you want to go?” This is also true of boats. And if you can foot the bill,

Nord Star 31+ review: This SUV of the seas really packs a punch

Can you think of a boat with stiffer, more focussed competition than the Nord Star 31+? With homegrown rivals like the Sargo 31 and Botnia

Invincible 36 Open Fisherman Review

This model, which launched the Invincible brand, continues to be one of the most sought-after center console boats in its class. There comes a time

Excess 11 Boat Review

Granted, to call the new Excess 11 catamaran “small” is nuts. At 37ft long and nearly 22ft wide, she’s anything but petite. Nonetheless, as the

Barker Boatworks 40HPC First Glance

New catamaran features multiple fishing amenities and offshore performance with a yachtlike finish. Barker Boatworks has just announced the debut of its new 40 High

Secondhand boat buyers’ guide: 4 of the best 45ft sportscruisers for sale

Our resident used boat expert Nick Burnham picks out 4 of the best 45ft sportscruisers available on the secondhand market. Boat buying is the world’s

Elling E6 yacht tour: This Dutch masterpiece is all about long-distance cruising

Serious long range cruising and exemplary build quality are the key tenets of the Elling range, and the E6 is a perfect example. If you

Bluegame BGX60 first look: New design is unlike anything else in this size bracket

Could the BGX60 be the model to take the Bluegame brand global? We take a look at this intriguing new design… The BGX70 was one

Bavaria Vida 33 first look: German giant adds outboard-powered dayboat to its line-up

Bavaria Yachts had a glaring gap in their line-up in the shape of an outboard-powered dayboat, but not anymore. We explain the origins of the

Marex 330 Scandinavia first look: This versatile cruiser can be as exposed or protected as you want

The new 330 Scandinavia was designed as a scaled-down version of the flagship 375 but Marex has also used customer feedback to inform the boat’s

Waterdream 52 California first look: Dutch heavyweights collaborate for royal cruiser

Building an all-aluminium, 50-knot weekender for a member of the Dutch royal family is one thing but to do it during a global pandemic in

Cetera 60 first look: Revolutionary design puts the cabins on the main deck

Well here’s an interesting idea. Instead of having the cabins on the lower deck, where they rub shoulders with the machinery space and water laps

Italian Vessels 28.5M first look: This new Spadolini design is all about cruising range

Italian Vessels is a new venture founded by former captain and surveyor Mario Parigi who has enlisted the expertise of Tommaso Spadolini to design the

Cranchi 67 first look: Grande design brings superyacht style to this size bracket

The Cranchi Sessantasette (or 67 for those of us who non parli italiano) is the second new flybridge model from Cranchi created in conjunction with

Secondhand boat buyers guide: 4 of the best riverboats for sale

Our resident used boat expert Nick Burnham picks out four of the best riverboats currently offered for sale from the likes of Linssen, Intercruiser, Stephens

Hydrolift X-27 SUV test drive: The world’s most unlikely performance boat

From stalwart of the sea to sporty SUV, pilothouse boats are encountering something of a revolution but the Hydrolift X-27 may be the most extreme

Fjord 41XL review: This classy cruiser shows Fjord at its finest

Perennially labelled “Med boats”, Fjord’s latest model is put through its paces in our home territory. How does it get on? No one will find

Absolute Navetta 64 review: This fast trawler has a trick up its sleeve

The latest addition to Absolute’s quirky Navetta family possesses all the qualities we admire in the range but with a notable trick up its sleeve…

Ceramic Pro review: Can this ultra-tough coating seal a boat for life?

A new type of ultra-tough ceramic coating claims to protect your boat against everything from salt and sunlight to bird poo and red wine. Hugo

Powerdolphin review: This underwater drone gives a new perspective on boating

Aerial drones have become a popular way for owners to capture unique photos and videos of their boats but could PowerVision’s latest marine drone be

Boat Camping: Practical Sleep Tips for Recreational Boaters

Are you going boat camping? Oh, this will be an unforgettable journey! But do you know how to overnight securely and conveniently? In this guide,

Rafnar 850 RIB test drive review: This game-changing hull simply will not slam

Is it possible to build a fast boat that never slams? Hugo tests the first British-built Rafnar 850 RIB to find out… Like perpetual motion

Prestige X70 review: This radical yacht takes flybridge design in a new direction

With a full-beam main deck and infinity cockpit, the X70 is far and away the most radical boat that Prestige has ever produced. Is this

Bering 145 first look: Turkish yard’s new flagship yacht is more than an explorer

Turkish shipyard Bering has established a reputation for building no-nonsense ocean crossing passagemakers, but its new Bering 145 flagship, due for launch in early 2022,

Sanlorenzo SX112 first look: New SX flagship takes crossover concept to the extreme

The introduction of Sanlorenzo’s crossover range with the SX88 in 2017 demonstrated a new way of thinking, which is continued in the new SX112. The

Alfastreet Marine 28 Cabin: A multi-purpose vessel for the perfect weekend away *sponsored post*

The Alfastreet Marine 28 Cabin offers unique and multi-functional ergonomic cockpit and bow layout solutions to ensure maximum comfort on the water with a distinctive