MBY March 2017

BOAT REPORTS

TEST Hawksley Classic 18
We get behind the wonderfully tactile wheel of this all-new retro sportsboat

NEW BOATS AT LONDON
Our round-up of the new models launched at the 2018 London Boat Show, including: Fairline F-Line 33, Rodman 42 Spirit, Banks Martin Beaulieu 30, Parker 850 Voyager, Four Winns Horizon 350 & Princess V50

TEST Pardo 43
Built by the same yard that makes Grand Soleil sailing boats, the Pardo 43 certainly has the looks. But is it the whole package?

TEST Azimut S7
Carbon-fibre construction, triple IPS pods and looks to kill? It must be the latest sportsbridge model from Azimut

TEST Bénéteau Gran Turismo 50 Sportfly
The new flagship of the Gran Turismo range, the GT 50 is available as a coupé or a sportsbridge. We put the Sportfly to the test

BOAT MASTER

NEW TECH
We take a closer look at the production-ready Lifecord, the revolutionary new kill cord that MBY helped to inspire. Also, two new Simrad chartplotters, the OLAS rescue light and Neander diesel outboard

TRIED & TESTED
Hands-free intercom, Sealblades and A-Glaze Easy Finish

HOW TO: MOVE SIDEWAYS
One of the more tricky manoeuvres, we show you how to move your boat sideways

OUR BOATS
We say hello to a Bavaria E40 owner, and Richard Hall struggles to moor his Marex

USED BOAT: NELSON 80
It’s the biggest Nelson ever built and it’s on the market for under €700,000

FIND ME A: SPORTSCRUISER
We find some of the best secondhand sportscruisers on the market, including the Fairline Targa 38, Absolute 41, Supermarine Swordfish and Princess V42

CRUISING TALES

CRUISING BY LOW-LOADER
As continental road transport becomes easier and more sophisticated, there has never been a better time to expand your horizons

2018 MOTOR BOAT AWARDS
We announce the winners of the 2018 Motor Boat Awards and why our judges chose the boats they did

MARLOW ROUND THE BRITISH ISLES: PART VI
It’s the final part of this series and our German Marlow owners explore England’s south coast from Beaulieu to Dover

OWNER’S UPGRADE: LOST PEARL
Found under a pile of leaves in the corner of a Cornish boatyard, this barely used Pearl 43 gets a remarkable new lease of life

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