Motor Boat & Yachting - May 2016 (MB0516)


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Motor Boat & Yachting issue MB0516 published by Time Inc.

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BOAT REPORTS QUICK SPIN: RODMAN 890 VENTURA The Spanish yard may be famed for its super-rugged workboat designs, but its first outboard-powered model skilfully blends practicality and comfort, as Jack Haines finds out on a test drive in Portsmouth NEW BOATS Our round-up of the latest designs on the horizon, including the Ferretti 450, Cormate SL23, Haines 26, Numarine 60 Fly and Botnia Targa 30 TEST: PRESTIGE 420S Bravely ignoring convention, this 42ft sportscruiser opts for a separate stairway to access its amidships cabin and the result is an unattached level of privacy below decks TEST: AZIMUT 72 If carbon fibre is the future then Azimut is well ahead of the mainstream pack with this elegant flybridge boasting voluminous accommodation, Italian good looks and exemplary handling BOAT MASTER NEW TECH Dave Marsh investigates the innovative new RotorSwing stabiliser system, plus Hurley Marine davits, Ultra Marine anchor, Rand electric boats and Raymarine Quantam radar. ANTIFOUL GROUP TEST We reveal the results of our long-term on 12 of the leading anti foul products on the market, including Jotun, Hempel and Seajet TRIED & TESTED Smart Marine fender socks, Kitvision lens set and Standard Horizon HX870E VHF radio HOW TO: CLEAN TEAK In the first of a new 12-part series, we explain how to keep your teak fresh OUR BOATS Peter Chester explains why he ordered a Steeler FF53, plus Paul Thomas introduces us to his Norfolk Broads cruiser, Little Beauty USED BOAT: WINDY 52 XANTHOS Believe the hype – this refined Scandinavian sportscruiser is every bit as impressive, 11 years on from its launch FIND ME A: £60K BEAUTY With a £60,000 budget Nick Burnham picks out models from Sunseeker, Princess and Fairline CRUISING TALES MEANDER TO THE MED: PART 5 Howard Walker’s epic journey to the Mediterranean draws to a close as his 56ft Dutch trawler Nomade approaches Nice after five months navigating the French inland waterways. But the raging river Rhone in full flood presents one last obstacle to overcome before this cruising odyssey is complete GRAND TOUR OF IRELAND Peter Cumberlidge explores the River Shannon and finds that it offers a unique way to enjoy the fertile heart of the Emerald Isle, from the sheltered Kilrush estuary to the splendor of Lough Derg DELTA AROUND STOCKHOLM Hugo sets off from Stockholm’s spectacular waterfront in the new Delta 40 WA to reach the holiday escape of Sadhamn, picking his way through the thousands of tiny islands that make up this enchanting Scandinavian archipelago NEW SECTION CUSTOM YACTHING NEW LAUNCHES We look ahead to some of the biggest new models on the way, including Pershing 140, Wider 150, Ferretti 850 and Horizon FD85 ONE STEP BEYOND How one owner pulled off the coolest refit we’ve ever seen to create the boat of his dreams PRINCESS 30M We’re the first to hitch a ride on the very latest superyacht to emerge from the famous Plymouth yard PEARLS OF WISDOM We take a look at the history, ethos and exciting new range of boats at Pearl Yachts RIVA 76 PERSEO A full sea trial of Riva’s new 76-footer shows the yard living up to its sky-high reputation REGULARS Big picture; News; Your MBY; Cumberlidge on cruising; Born again boater; Testing times; Ask MBY

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Publisher Time Inc.
Title Motor Boat & Yachting
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 May 2016
Month May
Year 2016