MBY July 2017

BOAT REPORTS

NEW BOATS
Nautitech 47 Power, BMA X 199, Technohull seaDNA 199, Jetten 45 AC, Bristol 32 and Fairline Squadron 65

TEST Jeanneau Leader 33
Jeanneau’s new 33 enters this hotly contested corner of the market boasting handsome looks, a clever interior and a talented Michael Peters hull. How does it stand up to the competition?

TEST Bavaria E40 Flybridge
With a displacement hull and a top speed in the low teens, a slower pace of life beckons on the E40. And thanks to two ensuite cabins and a light-filled saloon, it also makes for a great home from home

TEST Boston Whaler 420 Outrage
Is this new 1,400hp flagship of the Boston Whaler range the ultimate version of the Unsinkable Legend? Nick Burnham heads to the United States and fires up all four engines to find out

BOAT MASTER

NEW TECH
Hugo heads to Sweden to test Humphree’s new range of active stabilisers for boats as small as 25ft, plus: Raymarine Axiom MFD, MediaMaster 100s audio system, Baltic iFloat and new products from Torqeedo

TRIED & TESTED
Helly Hansen H2Flow jacket, Scanstrut Rokk Mini, Peli Voyager phone case

HOW TO: MASTER MOORING IN THE MED
Follow our step-by-step guide to take the sting out of stern-to Med-style berthing

OUR BOATS
Our new contributor collects his Marex 310 and Piers du Pré replaces his aerials

FIND ME A… USED EIGHTIES CLASSIC
A fantastic selection of British classics this month, one for as little as £20,000

USED BOAT: BROOM 35
Broom’s 35 Coupe was designed to appeal to a new kind of a customer, and it now makes a great secondhand buy

CRUISING TALES
Peter Cumberlidge pinpoints three little-known European ports that pretty much guarantee reliable weather but are also within boating distance of the English Channel

THE EUROPEAN DREAM
A sudden wake-up call for Nick and Sandy Trotter prompted them to design their perfect cruising boat and enjoy the inland waterways of the Netherlands and France

PRINCESS TO NORWAY: PART II
In the second leg of his epic adventure, John Boyle faces some fearsome conditions

CELEBRATING CARLO RIVA
Responsible for some of the most iconic boats ever built, we look back at the life of Carlo Riva

REGULARS
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