Lots of factors including family dynamics effect boat buying decisions. Soundings spoke to four families who recently bought a boat that they felt was the right one for them.
What compels serious sailors to pour immense amounts of time, money and energy toward sailing the Newport Bermuda Race? It’s all about devotion.
A trip across the Gulf Stream offers an opportunity to test Beneteau’s brand-new Swift Trawler 48 and a chance to see a storied island
Center console boats in the 30- to 40-foot range are some of the most sought-after designs on the water today
How big and fast can electric outboard motors get, and how far will they be able to go?
Newport Yacht Builders turns a proven commercial
hull into a custom luxury cruiser
It’s time to start planning for cruising season. Here’s where to put down the hook in New England.
Joseph McGurl creates art from memories of the time he spent in the Florida Keys and the Bahamas
Somebody just paid $650,000 for a virtual yacht at a digital-only marina. Is it time for all boaters to get in on the game, or will this ship sink?
There are plenty of exciting new boats on the horizon this season. Here are a few of the new models.
An engineer by training and an experienced boat operator who prizes performance, Micah Bowers—CEO of Life Proof Boats—is focused on building boats that can handle whatever comes their way.
The Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-Op operates on the philosophy espoused by John Steinbeck when he wrote, “A man builds the best of himself into a boat.”
America’s new $1 trillion infrastructure law will fund everything from better roads for boats to New transient docks and boat ramps
A quick succession of announcements hints that the U.S. may suddenly be speeding toward an electric boating future
Today’s refits and restorations are on their way to becoming tomorrow’s on-the-water stunners.
These millennials restored a wooden catboat replica to join Port Townsend’s daysailing charter scene
Pursuit’s S 358 Sport is packed to the gills with amenities, offering something for everyone in the family
A father-and-son boatbuilding team cruise 1,400 miles up the Inside Passage using solar energy to generate power and prove their vessel has legs
The latest electronics can make a trip through the soup much more comfortable
You don’t need to be a classic boat aficionado to recognize Aphrodite.
North Pacific Yachts creates a more contemporary version of its 49-foot trawler, and the changes aren’t just skin deep.