Motor Boat & Yachting - March 2016 (MB0316)

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Motor Boat & Yachting issue MB0316 published by Time Inc.

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BOAT REPORTS QUICK SPIN: SEA RAY 355 Is this sharp American contender ready to bring the fight to the big European yards? NEW BOATS Our roundup of the top new launches at the London Boat Show, including: Sunseeker 131, Princess 75, Bénéteau Swift Trawler 30, Cormate T27, Sessa C42, Sheerline 1090HT, Delphia Escape 1050, Rodman 890 Ventura, and Anytec 747 Cabin TEST: GALEON 420 FLY With its customiseable interior, three different drive options and top quality fit out, this Polish- built flybridge makes an appealing alternative to the usual 40ft offerings TEST: XO 360 Love the looks, speed and handling of the XO 270, but want room to sleep on board? This new two-cabin 36-footer has space AND pace! AWARDS: MOTOR BOAT AWARDS 2016 WINNERS We reveal the best new boats of the year and explain why the judges chose them TEST: OTAM 80 A cool gentleman’s express cruiser with serious racing pedigree and four MTU engines BOAT MASTER NEW TECH Dave Marsh explains drag and its effect on different types of hulls, plus Nautibouy’s inflatable platforms, Wakejet’s electric wakeboard and Spinlock’s LED lifejacket TRIED & TESTED Antex portable soldering irons, Zhik ZKG shoes and Roche Marine rail clips OUR BOATS Fleming 55 owner Piers Du Pré talks passage planning, while John Brunyate gives his Jeanneau NC14 some TLC USED BOAT: CRANCHI 43HT A beamy cockpit and IPS power make this Italian cruiser a very tempting proposition. We sent Chris Jefferies to inspect a 2008 model FIND ME A USED: SCANDINAVIAN SPECIAL Nick Burnham scours the market for the best used buys from the masters of safe, practical boating – Saga, Marex, Windy & Nimbus, all hailing from Scandinavia CRUISING TALES AN OVERTURE TO ORKNEY Peter Cumberlidge travels through the Caledonian Canal and across to Orkney, where he discovers countless sheltered bays, spotless white beaches and long summer days where time seems to slow down MEANDERING TO THE MED: PART THREE Howard Walker presses on into Champagne country via the River Marne, where the scenery is every bit as impressive as the wine. But first Nomade has to squeeze through the ominous-looking Tunnel St-Maur STARTING OUT AND TRADING UP Keen to expand his boating horizons, Four Winns owner Phil Sampson traded in his 268 Vista for a Fairline Targa 34 and explains how this upgrade has taken his boating hobby to another level 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 Mar 2016
Month March
Year 2016