September 2023

The September 2023 issue of MBY features full tests of the Sunseeker Superhawk 55, Jeanneau Cap Camarat 10.5 CC and Ballistic XP80.

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New boats from Windy and Dominator, a Porsche-powered Frauscher and the futuristic glass vessel rocking the electric market

Cannes show: new boats

From Wellcraft and Windy to Saxdor and Sirena, step this way for 15 new models set to steal the limelight at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival

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Jeanneau Cap Camarat 10.5 CC: Tested

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Ionian adventure

Thomas and Jutta Kittel cruise from Corfu to Zakynthos with memorable stops in Preveza, Lefkas and Kefalonia

Sunseeker Superhawk 55: Tested

After a 14-year wait, the iconic Superhawk name is back, and for a new breed of boater, it might just be better than ever…

Ballistic XP80: Tested

It’s fast. It’s versatile. But is this 50-knot plaything really the ultimate adventure RIB?

World’s fastest Nelson

Airline pilot and serial boat restorer, Jonathan Napier, sets about turning a fomer pilot boat into the speediest Nelson 40 ever to hit the water

New tech: Volvo penta dual engine ips system

Why coupling two engines through a single drive might just herald the start of a bold new age for Volvo Penta

New gear

Boat-friendly trailer suspension, an electric jet-ski and a svelte new 500hp outboard from Mercury Marine

How to: park a pilothouse boat

If you struggle to control the bow in a breeze, approaching stern-to might be the answer to your problems

Buying a flybridge cruiser

Henry Firman pits the big European builders against Britain’s best in his search for an upgraded charter boat

A life on the open road

Andrew Wilson-Bett explains why trailer boating is the best fun you can have

Used boat: Grandezza 34

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Fun but refined inland cruisers from £37,000 to £165,000

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