December 2019

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In our December issue Hugo puts the Fairline F-Line 33 through its paces in a full sea trial test, plus Jack reports from a three-day test of the Silent 55 to see you can really cruise under solar power.

Azimut Atlantis 45: Quick Spin

We have a quick blast in this attractively  revamped Italian sportscruiser

Stars of Cannes

Fuelled by the sun 

We spend three days cruising round Mallorca on a solar powered cat to see if this really is a viable alternative to diesel

Fairline F//Line 33: Tested

The first full sea trial of the British yard’s sensational new sportsboat

Small boat round Britain 

MBY reader Phil Davies makes the rash decision to go right round Britain in his Rhea 850 – Cape Wrath and all!

Wallytender 48: Tested

The first of four mini tests looking at the new wave of cool open sportscruisers

Riva Dolceriva: Tested

Flat out in the latest 2,000hp beauty from the masters of Italian boat building

Palm Beach GT50 Open: Tested

The build quality of a Grand Banks with the looks and feel of an open sportsyacht

Pardo 38: Tested

Effortless performance meets cutting edge style in this mid-sized weekender

Turkish delight: Part 4

Frank and Fiona Walker head back to the Cyclades for some blissful days at anchor

VHF meets iPhone 

Vesper Marine’s clever new touchscreen VHF with built-in AIS and anchor watch

New gear 

New stabiliser systems from Seakeeper and Humphree and the tender large enough to carry a Range Rover!

Best boating restaurants 

Marex owner Richard Hall shares his favourite eateries you can get to by boat

Used boat: Botnia Targa 42

What to look for when buying the only boat to complete every leg of the 2008 Round Britain Race

Find me a: Mid-30ft flybridge cruiser 

Four great buys from Fairline, Sealine, Jeanneau and Nimbus for under £130k