Boat Type: Sea Ray 470 Sundancer

If someone says “soft drink,” most people respond “Coke.”

If someone says “sport yacht,” most boaters respond “Sea Ray Sundancer.”

Sundancers, such as the 470 Sundancer presented here for your consideration, have epitomized luxury, performance and innovation on waters around the world for decades. This is the 23rd Sundancer I’ve personally tested for Boating. Read on to learn what I discovered during my day at the helm of this one.

Beneteau Flagship Yacht Review

Beneteau announces the Americas premiere of the new Oceanis Yacht 62 at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, October 6-10, 2016.

The first model of the Oceanis Yacht range stems from a collaboration between Beneteau, Berret Racoupeau Yacht Design and the Italian designer Pierangelo Andreani. This new flagship is lined with large windows, a chined hull, twin rudders and a balanced sail plan.

Cases Study To Keep Your Crew Comfortable And Safe

Putting the safety of your crew and vessel first is the essence of good seamanship. The good seaman embraces practice, review and the willingness to learn in order to maintain a high safety standard. Safety is paramount. Be that as it may, I consider endeavoring to provide crew comfort an integral part of good seamanship too. Let’s take a look at some comfort malpractices by examining the actions of three notional skippers.

Reviewing The Beneteau Swift Trawler 30

For couples looking to hop down the coast and get the most from a compact platform, the new 30 may fit their slip as well as their budget.Sailors and powerboaters alike will find plenty to like about Beneteau’s new pocket cruiser, the Swift Trawler 30, which we first showed you in our Beneteau Swift Trawler 30 First Look Video. So let’s take a closer look at this model

Boat Type Of Chris-Craft Calypso 26

The dual-console format has increased in popularity among coastal boaters thanks to its ability to provide a crowd-friendly layout while maintaining fishability. In a world where people expect their boats to do more than one thing well, it’s an ideal crossover vehicle. Chris-Craft takes the concept and runs with it in the form of its elegant Calypso 26.

Volvo Penta’s joystick control now available for inboard boats

In 2006, Volvo Penta was the first to introduce joystick technology for leisure boating, and has been a pioneer in the industry ever since. With the new Joystick Inboard, Volvo Penta can now offer the best maneuverability on the market for twin inboard shaft applications too.

The Comfortability Guide The Life - Regal 2300 RX Surf

With the explosion of wakesurfing and boaters jumping on board (pun intended) as quickly as anything the world of watersports has ever seen, it’s no surprise that sterndrive owners demanded a safe surf option. When Volvo Penta came out with its Forward Drive system, Regal stepped up to the plate and created a surfboat with the fuel economy, layout and top speed that sterndrive owners love.


Preparing for a Multiple Day Boat Trip

So you have decided to take a few days off and head out on a long boat trip.  As you picture your upcoming vacation, scenes unfold in your head like a film. By making some smart choices before you leave the dock, you can ensure that it has a happy ending.  Here is checklist to consider that will make your trip more like Love Boat and less like Titanic.

Planning Before You Go

Easy Boat Repair Tricks

Big or small, basic or customized, every boat needs to be maintained. Fortunately, routine maintenance and small repairs aren't that tough. In the long run, a little elbow grease will definitely pay off.

Wash Your Boat

Let's Experience an Unforgettable Boat Camping Adventure

boat camping

Imagine a camping trip without wildlife wandering by your tent or people talking loudly around a nearby campfire.

Seem unlikely? It might be time to try boat camping—a trip where there are no roads or hiking boots required, just a sense of adventure and a love of water.

Stop imagining and plan you first boat camping trip. Keep these tips in mind as you pack and move from one location to another.
Pack for Your Adventure


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