MBY October 2017

BOAT REPORTS

SOUTHAMPTON PREVIEW
The hottest new boats at the Southampton Boat Show including: Sunseeker 76 Yacht, Princess 55, Sealine C430, Bénéteau ST35, Hardy 65, Rene 36, Cockwells Duchy 35, Seaward 39, Fairline Squadron 53, Linssen GS 40.0 AC, Aquastar 43 MkII, Trader 42 Signature, Fjord 36 xpress, Cormate U23 Supermarine, Jeanneau NC33, XO Cruiser, Williams Sportjet 345, Rhéa 730 Timonier and Hylas M44

CHRIS-CRAFT CALYPSO 30 TEST
Chris-Craft’s new dual-console Calypso 30 is put through its paces on a breezy afternoon in Mallorca. Is its steep asking price justified by its impressive performance on the water?

PRINCESS S60 TEST
Princess has embraced the sportsbridge concept with the S60 marking the third crossover model in as many years. Does it offer the best of both worlds, or is the smaller flybridge a compromise too far?

BOAT MASTER

NEW TECH
Volvo Penta joins the 1,000hp club with its new D13-1000 plus Wild Group vinyl interior films, new Lowrance and Simrad VHFs, Volvo Penta petrol engines, a Campingaz coolbox and Riva Boutique merchandise

TRIED & TESTED
Hugo puts the Honda BF6 6hp outboard to the test and Jack tries a LifeProof iPhone case that charges your phone

HOW TO: HEAD UPWIND
Jon Mendez explains how to trim your boat to make travelling to windward as comfortable as possible

OUR BOATS
Harry Metcalfe has a challenging trip to Corsica on his Princess 61 and Jack Haines’ Swift Trawler gets a new anchor

USED BOAT: PRINCESS V39
The V39 was excellent value for money when new and is a tempting used prospect

FIND ME A: MID-40FT SPORTSCRUISER
We find four great secondhand options for as little as £130,000

CRUISING TALES

CHAMPAGNE CRUISING
Peter Cumberlidge’s guide to the delights of exploring Champagne country by boat

CORFU CATAMARAN CHARTER
A Moorings powercat proves the perfect partner with which to discover Corfu for editor Hugo and his family

MARLOW AROUND THE BRITISH ISLES: PART I
Regular MBY contributor Thomas Kittel brings his Marlow 72 Explorer Azura over to the UK to get a real taste of British boating

OWNER’S UPGRADE
Editor Hugo gives his ten-year-old Karnic a new lease of life by replacing the worn original cockpit upholstery with a brand new set of Silvertex cushions

CUSTOM YACHTING

NEW YACHTS
Numarine 32XP, Horizon V68, Riva 110 and Couach 3700 Sport

IGUANA 29 QUICK SPIN
We get behind the wheel of the amphibious Iguana 29

AZIMUT GRANDE 35 METRI
Azimut’s new Grande 35 Metri reviewed

FLEMING 78
A cruise from Cannes to Mallorca on Fleming’s impressive flagship

YARD PROFILE: HORIZON YACHTS
We turn the microscope on Horizon Yachts

CUSTOM LINE NAVETTA 37
The full review of Custom Line’s new flagship

REGULARS
Big picture; News; Your MBY; Cumberlidge on cruising; Born again boater; The L-Plate Liveaboard; Ask MBY