After being inspired by a boat magazine article, Simon Hawksley planned and pieced together the vessel of his dreams. Not only the first he'd ever built, but also the first…
With its rollcage and tenacious-looking matt-black shell, does the XO DFNDR live up to its road going counterpart?
This brand from the makers of Hydrolift has been making waves in Scandinavia so we put the Cormate T27 Supermarine to the test from its new UK base in Poole
An uber-tough all-weather rocketship, the XO 360 will transport you anywhere in any weather
Corsiva Coaster 720 GT is great for low and high speed day boating, but with the potential for over-night stops too
The Draco 22RS is tested to the limit in rough Solent seas
Fine tuning has brought the Jeanneau Cap Camarat 7.5 series two bang up to date
The Shearwater 890 has the looks of a superyacht tender at the price of a mainstream boat giving this new 9.0m RIB serious buyer appeal
An inspired combination of glassfibre and aluminium, the XO 250 oozes strength, sophistication and practicality in equal measure, writes Dave Marsh
We get the long awaited Axopar 28 OC out on the water for its first UK sea trial
Ben Curtis talks us through his 50-year-old Fairy Huntsman 28 in this owner's report
Dave Marsh gets behind the helm of the new dayboat from Norwegian manufacturer Draco
Motor Boats Monthly tests this well-equipped sportsfisher with a solid build
We get behind the wheel of the 1960 Riva Tritone Special Cadillac in the June issue of MBY
These superyacht tenders are capable sportboats in their own right.
After years of telling the world that the best cuddy cabin sportboat is the Windy 25 Mirage, Nick Burnham finally gets the chance to find out if he was right
Designed in France, built in Poland and now for sale in the UK, the Smartboat 23 is perhaps the funkiest dayboat to hit the water in years.
James Bond style, Brooke Bond price, are these exciting aluminium XOs as good as they seem?
Windys are always expected to deliver, but big changes behind the scenes mean this Kharma has even more to prove
The 30ft sportsboat sector has a new champion: meet Sessa's exceptionally stylish C32