X Yachts X4 from Denmark

This thoroughly modern new design is a perfect dual-purpose boat for families who love to both race and cruise  (published August 2017) The term racer-cruiser has […]

Buzz-Worthy Boat Brains

Today’s multi-function displays (MFDs) do so much more than manage charts  (published April 2017) If the engine is the boat’s brawn, the multi-function display (MFD) is […]

Dufour Grand Large 460

The French builder dials in the sweet spot with their new, three-cabin ultra-modern family cruiser, complete with built-in grill  (published March 2017) Good ideas are catching. […]

Building a la Francaise

Boats have changed and the process of building them has even more so. Beneteau, the world’s largest production boat builder, shares some secrets to developing lighter […]

Color Outside the Lines

A charter in the Greek Cyclades Islands puts rainbows to shame  (published Dec/Jan 2016-17) I had always thought that if Greece were a color, it would […]

Close to Home Charters

Interesting, educational and fun places to charter around or near North America  (published March 2016) So you want a boating getaway but don’t want the travel […]

Once is Not Enough

Five bareboat charter destinations you’ll want to visit again and again  (published October 2015) Asking me about my favorite charter destination is like asking for my […]

Lucky in Paradise

Chartering in French Polynesia offers great sailing, beautiful islands and a visti with the world’s friendliest people  (published August 2014) Tahiti. The word itself evokes images […]