Nick Burnham

Technical Contributor

Nick Burnham

Nick’s career in the marine industry started in 1989 as a trainee yacht broker with Princess Motor Yacht Sales. By 1994 he had risen to Sales Manager, a position he held until 2009. In 2010 he became a freelance marine journalist, supplying copy, photography and video presentation for a wide range of publications including Motor Boats Monthly, Boat International, Classic Boat, Practical Boat Owner, Asia Pacific Boating, Barche and of course Motor Boat & Yachting, as well as boat companies such as Sunseeker, Princess Yachts, Sealine, Windy Boats and more. Nick also has a YouTube channel called Aquaholic.

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Philips 50 Built: 1967 Price: £99,000 Early in the 20th century, the Philip & Son boatyard on the River Dart turned out everything from Trinity House lightships to tugs and…

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“It’s like a Porsche 911. It’s a very high-performance machine, but like the Porsche, it’s underscored by quality, practicality and most of all, the fact that you can use it…

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The nose of the Brig Eagle 10 encapsulates its ethos very neatly. Rather than the bow reaching a sharp point, it is squared off, almost as if it ran into…

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New boats become inexorably more expensive, but £100,000 can still buy you a very desirable secondhand boat. As ever with used boats, there’s a broad triangular trade-off between cost, age…

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Next time you’re at a boat show looking at a new boat and the smiling salesman assures you that you can choose whatever you want because ‘it’s a custom build’,…

GPS date rollover

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has issued a warning to users of older GPS navigation equipment concerning a date rollover that will take place on April 6. GPS systems store…

Parker 850 Voyager

The Parker 850 Voyager offers impressive outboard engine performance and a clever cockpit with a keen eye on value for money

Jeanneau NC11

The innovative Jeanneau NC11 was built with practicality and usability in mind; Nick Burnham discovers how it stacks up as a secondhand purchase

Sealine F430

A big flybridge and the option of two or three-cabin layouts makes the Sealine F430 a very tempting family buy

I was looking for an eight-metre sportscruiser a couple of years ago, and one model blew me away with its incredibly spacious and immensely practical layout. The search quickly morphed…