MBY November 2017

BOAT REPORTS

TEST FAIRLINE TARGA 63 GTO

We are the first magazine in the world to drive the flagship of Fairline’s Targa range. Does the Alberto Mancini-designed Targa 63 GTO live up to expectations? We find
out during a sea trial snatched just before the 2017 Cannes Yachting Festival

STARS OF SOUTHAMPTON 2017

We drive some of the hottest new models from this year’s Southampton Boat Show including: Sealine C430, Cockwells Duchy 35, Rene 36, Rhéa 730 Timonier, Cormate U23, Sacs Sport 900, Trader 42 Signature, Alfastreet 23 Open, DaVinci 30, Fjord 36 xpress, Williams Sportjet 345 and Jeanneau NC 33, plus we review the Sunseeker 76 Yacht, Princess 55, Prestige 520 & 460, Westwood C405, Bénéteau Swift Trawler 35, Brig Eagle 10, Finnmaster Pilot 8, Hardy 65, Seaward 39 and Hylas M44

BOAT MASTER

NEW TECH

We look at Evinrude’s new outboard joystick control system that’s cheaper, quicker and simpler than its competitors. Plus the Quatreau SmartTap, Fusion Signature speakers, Seakeeper 6, Sven Cycles portable bicycle and the JL Audio M-Series speakers

TRIED & TESTED

We review the new BuoyRope fender line as well as an electric Campingaz coolbox and dog lifejacket from Mayland Marine

HOW TO: PICK UP A MOORING BUOY

This month, we guide you through the best techniques for picking up a mooring buoy. Don’t forget to watch the accompanying video too!

OUR BOATS

Our Marex 310 owner enjoys collection day and fire on a neighbouring boat threatens the Nordhavn 46 in our fleet

USED BOAT: SUNSEEKER SUPERHAWK 43

The last of the high-performance Hawks can now be yours for as little as £150,000

FIND ME A: 40FT FLYBRIDGE

From a 1994 Princess 360 to a £93,000 Trader 41 Sport, we unearth some 40ft flybridge gems

CRUISING TALES

CRUISING IN DENMARK

Peter Cumberlidge takes in the idyllic tideless waters of one of his favourite cruising grounds

ROCKALL RECORD BREAKER

Safehaven Marine builds boats that aren’t afraid of challenging conditions but in trying to break the record for a circumnavigation of Ireland and Rockall, did the yard meet its match?

MARLOW ROUND THE BRITISH ISLES: PART II

In the second instalment of their circumnavigation of Britain, our intrepid Marlow 72 owners make it up to Scotland

RESTORATION GAME

Hugo’s family launch gets the perfect 70th birthday gift in the form of a top- to-toe restoration from the International Boatbuilding Training College in Portsmouth

REGULARS

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