MBY November 2016

BOAT REPORTS

WE DRIVE THE STARS OF THE SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW
Princess V58, Axopar 24 T-top, Sargo 33, Bavaria E40 Sedan, Williams Minijet 280, Seaward 42, Korvet 14 CLR, Nimbus 305 Drophead, Sunseeker Predator 68 MkII, Marell 850 WA, Marex 310, Fairline Targa 53 Open, Nordhavn 52, Duchy 21 and Cormate 23 Utility

BOAT TEST: SUNSEEKER MANHATTAN 52
The new Manhattan 52 is one of the most eagerly anticipated boats of the year and we joined it on passage from the factory in Poole to the Southampton Boat Show

BOAT TEST: BENETEAU GRAN TURISMO 46
Dashing looks, two or three cabins and the choice of IPS or sterndrives make the latest Gran Turismo an attractive proposition

BOAT MASTER

NEW TECH
A visit to Torqeedo HQ prompts Dave Marsh to ask: is electric boating for you?

TRIED & TESTED
The Takacat Lite 3.4m & 9.9hp Lehr engine; Dog & Bone Bluetooth padlock; Gul Code Zero jacket

HOW TO: STOP DIESEL BUG
We help you prevent your boat’s fuel filters being clogged by the dreaded bug

OUR BOATS
Has three years in the Portuguese sun been kind to Jack’s Bénéteau ST34? Plus John Brunyate preps his Jeanneau NC14 for winter

USED BOAT: BOTNIA TARGA 27/27.1
The ‘flying potting shed’ that never goes out of fashion can be yours for as little as £50,000 today!

FIND ME A: CUDDY CABIN
Expand your cruising horizons and enjoy overnight stays with a bargain cuddy boat

CRUISING TALES

THE CHANNEL ISLANDS
Our resident cruising expert spends a glorious summer aboard his Princess Ytene, exploring the secluded coves, golden beaches and quaint harbours of the Channel Islands

GONE WITH THE WIND
Part two of Frank and Fiona Walker’s Greek odyssey aboard their Azimut 62 Zaffina sees them fighting with fluctuating gales and fussy fuel filters

A WINE FOR THE OCEAN WAVES
A wine expert and a keen boater share their tips on which bottles to take aboard with you when you go cruising, as well as how to store them and most importantly, how to quaff them

REGULARS
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