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VIDEO: Full-throttle test of the 60-knot Sunseeker Hawk 38

Alum Bay, Wednesday 5 June. A fresh Force 4 is blowing through the Solent from the south west, kicking up the usual messy chop. The Sunseeker Hawk 38 we’re in is lapping it up, skipping over the wave tops at 50 knots, the supercharged howl of the twin 400hp outboards…

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Keizer 42 review: Superyacht tender style without the price tag

The Keizer 42 is not the type of boat you’d normally associate with Dutch boat building. It’s made out of GRP rather than steel for starters and its classic open styling with polished mahogany transom and near-vertical bow looks more suited to Mediterranean blasting than pottering along North European waterways.…

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Dominator Ilumen: Space and light illuminate semi-custom stunner

Alberto Mancini is a man in high demand at the moment, and be it revitalising the Fairline range or penning the latest Mangusta rocket ship, it seems the Italian designer can do no wrong. The Ilumen concept from Dominator proved a challenge, however. The brief was to create a boat…

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Agapi 950 test: Aquatic SUV promises fun for all the family

Have you noticed how every new concept claims to have been originally drawn up on a table napkin? Well, on one of Agapi’s promotional videos there’s a photograph of the very napkin upon which the concept of Agapi was born. It was drawn in 2006 by Peder Asplund, CEO of…

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Azimut Grande 27M: Game-changing ideas abound on luxurious cruiser

Azimut’s new, raised-pilothouse Grande range kicked off in spectacular style last year with the 35 Metri, a true game-changer among motor yachts with its efficient, wave-piercing hull design, which was widely admired on its launch and showered with awards, not least from MBY, who considered it the best yacht in…