MBY March 2017

BOAT REPORTS

NEW BOATS FROM LONDON
We review the big launches from the 2017 London Boat Show including the Sunseeker Manhattan 66, Sunseeker 68 Sport Yacht MkII, Princess S60, Greenline 36 Hybrid, RAND Picini, Rodman 31 Spirit and SACS Striders 10m RIB

TEST AZIMUT 66
Boasting four cabins, stunning looks and cutting-edge construction, does the Azimut 66 have what it takes to topple the talented European competition?

TEST FJORD 48 OPEN
With rakish looks and a 40-knot top speed, is the 48 Open the ultimate Med bay hopper?

MOTOR BOAT AWARDS 2017
See which boats claimed  prizes at this year’s awards ceremony

TEST FAIRLINE TARGA 53 OPEN

BOAT MASTER

NEW TECH
Dave Marsh talks Team Britannia and emulsified fuels plus renting a PLB, Fusion’s two-way remote, IMTRA lights, a Yanmar engine update and turn your Kindle into
a display on your boat

HOW TO: PREP YOUR BOAT FOR THE MED
What steps do you need to take if you’re thinking of moving your boat into the sunnier climes of the Mediterranean?

OUR BOATS
Phyllis Rock faces anchor drama on her Fleming 65 and Hugo’s 1940s wooden launch gets some much needed TLC

TRIED & TESTED
Suzuki DF5A 5hp outboard, Sealskinz Performance Activity Gloves and Gill Rolling Jumbo Bag

USED BOAT: AZIMUT 39
You can have this stylish alternative to the British mainstream options for as little as £90,000 today

FIND ME A: £200,000 BEAUTY
Our used boat expert finds a Nimbus 335 Coupé, Seaward 35, Swordman 40 and even a Hunton RS43 for under £200,000

CRUISING TALES

BEYOND THE BLUE LINE
The Blue Line on France’s west coast is a favourite of our cruising expert Peter Cumberlidge, where life on board becomes easier, warmer and more simple

WE MOVED TO THE MED
In search of more reliable weather in which to enjoy his Hunton XRS43, Tony Holdich moved his boat
to Spain. Little did he know that once there, the temptation to change boat would be so strong

THE ITALIAN JOB
Mark Weiss enjoys his brand new Prestige 680 in the spectacular surroundings of the Amalfi Coast

MED ON A BUDGET: PART 2
The second part of Howard Walker’s series on whether he and his 56ft trawler yacht Nomade can enjoy the Mediterranean on a budget

REGULARS
Big picture; News; Your MBY; Cumberlidge on cruising; Born again boater; Testing times; Ask MBY