November 2019


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In our November issue, we drive the stars of the Southampton Boat Show, including nine boats under 37ft, plus we test Raymarine’s “uncrashable” boat.

Fairline F Line 33: Tested

We grab a quick blast in this sensational new British-built sportsboat

Finnmaster Pilot 8: Tested

This Scandinavian SUV of the sea has the style and performance to justify its price

Iguana X100: Tested

The RIB version of Iguana’s amphibious boat isn’t just cheaper, it’s also better

Rodman 1090: Tested

We test the revamped model of the Spanish yard’s robust wheelhouse cruiser

Botnia Targa 25.1GT: Tested

Can Botnia’s first outboard-powered craft live up to its usual high standards?

Nimbus T9: Tested

The sportiest of the Swedish yard’s trio of 9m models is more than just a day boat

Brig Eagle 8: Tested

It’s not hard to see why this new RIB has helped BRIG top the global sales charts

Boat show reviews
Princess V55, Sunseeker Predator 60 EVO, Gulf-Craft Oryx 379, Beneteau Monte Carlo 52, Prestige 420, Dale 28, Jeanneau Merry Fisher 1095, Sargo 31, Cobra Futura 36, Hydrolift X-26S, Galeon 425 HTS

Sardinia for lunch 

A Nimbus owner decides to cruise his boat from the South of France to Sardinia for a very special lunch date with friends

Marex 360 CC: Tested

The Norwegian yard’s latest cabin cruiser is far more than just a practical tour de force, it’s also a real driver’s boat

A self-indulgent summer 

After falling for a secondhand Broom, Keith Wheeler sets sail for Scotland

Jeanneau NC37: Tested

The second generation of this handsome deck cruiser is a seriously versatile craft

Turkish delight: Part 3

Frank and Fiona Walker delve deeper into the beguiling waters of Turkey

The English patient

A Norwegian couple restore a 1980s Birchwood into a smart home from home

Raymarine Docksense 

We test this clever new berthing aid to see if does stop you hitting anything

Used boat: Linssen Grand Sturdy 410AC

This spacious Dutch steel cruiser is sturdy by name and sturdy by nature

Find me a: Secondhand deck saloon cruiser

Four family cruisers you can use all year round from as little as £49,950