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September 2014

MBY September

On sale: Thu, 7 Aug 2014

Pick up your copy of the September issue now!

NEW BOATS
Revolver 44GT; Outer Reef 530 Trident; Hinckley 43 Talaria; Wider 32; Frauscher 747 Mirage; Princess 60; Azimut Atlantis 50 Open; Sunseeker 86 Yacht; Benetti Tradition 108 Supreme

Test: Sealine F380
One of the most anticipated sea trials of the year. Sealine’s new owner Hanse Yachts invited us out to its state-of-the-art factory to put the F380 to the test. Does it match the hype?

Dominator 640
If you are unaware of the Dominator brand it’s time to sit up and listen. This boat blew us away with its quality and attention to detail.

Test: Azimut 95 RPH
With three totally different layout options to suit international tastes, the 95 RPH is one of the most versatile yachts in its class.

BOAT MASTER
Owner upgrades
After 18 seasons on his Sunseeker Hawk 31, Richard Shaw treats it to a brand new pair of engines and is blown away by the dfference.

New tech
Are curved fin stabilisers the ultimate seasickness stopper; Evinrude's awesome second-gen E-TEC plus much more.

REGULARS
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News

Cumberlidge on cruising

Testing times

Postcards from a small island

Your mby

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Legal Aid

I’ll never forget the day...

Tried & tested
The SPOT Trace tracker, waterproof bags from OverBoard and Musto, a funky towel and 5 of the best summer holiday gadgets.

Cruise further, cruise safer
A new 12-part series aims to give you the skills and confidence to make the most of your boat’s potential.

Our Boats
Bob Thomas ships his Aquastar 67 out to the Med and the Cranfields guide us through their most useful boating apps.

Used Boat: Fairline Phantom 43AC
It may have been too expensive when new, but the 43AC now makes an excellent and very spacious secondhand buy by combining Fairline quality with aft cabin privacy.

CRUISING TALES
holiday homes with boats
A perfect waterside retreat with its own boat moored at the end of the garden. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Peter Cumberlidge presents 10 of the best from West Country cottages to exotic island idylls.

Venture Cup
It may not have been quite the spectacle we envisaged but four brave crews still undertook the epic voyage from London to Monte Carlo. Here, they relive their experiences blow by watery blow.

Fleming to Brittany
In the final instalment of this series, Piers and Lin du Pré enjoy a memorable cruise back up through Brittany and on to their home berth in Guernsey. The couple reflect on their time on the northern French coast and dream of the next voyage.

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