MBY April 2019

This month’s top 10
Lexus’s first full production boat and other key boating news stories

Best of Düsseldorf 2019
Our round-up of the hottest new craft launched at Europe’s biggest boat show

The Real Catalonia
Why the cultural melting pot of Catalonia makes such a great cruising destination

PARKER 850 TESTED
The Polish yard’s latest weekender is so much more than a 40-knot sportsboat

THE FUTURE OF BOATING
We look at five exciting new craft of tomorrow that are in build today

Silent Yachts 55 TESTED
Does this all-electric, solar-powered catamaran hold the key to the future of motor boats?

The Future of Antifouling?
The results of a two-year test of Hempel’s biocide-free fouling release system

The Sharing Society
Four co-owners reveal all about their boat-sharing experiences

Galeon 640 Fly TESTED
The 640 is the most innovative boat in its class but how does it fare on the water?

To Russia With Love: Part 2
John Boyle and his Princess V39 reach Estonia but there is trouble brewing

New Tech: Raymarine DockSense
Raymarine’s Virtual Bumper promises to take the sting out of berthing

New Gear
The DJI Mavic 2 drone, Spinlock Alto flotation aid and other new kit

How To: Lasso A Cleat
Hook the cleat every time with our step-by-step photo guide

Used Boat: Jeanneau NC11
This clever wheelhouse cruiser is on the market for as little as £150,000

Our Boats
What it costs to run a Fleming 55, and enjoying a winter blast on a Marex 310

Find Me A: Futuristic Boat
A selection of secondhand boats that, when new, were ahead of their time

Fantasy Fleet
Peter Keates reveals which three boats he’d have in his fictional £5 million fleet