Motor Boat & Yachting - January 2017 (MB0117)


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Motor Boat & Yachting issue MB0117 published by Time Inc.

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BOAT REPORTS NEW BOATS This month’s coolest launches: Fairline Targa 63 GTO, Princess 62, Azimut Verve 40, Windy 26 Kharma Signature and Sirena Yachts 64 TEST: PRESTIGE 630 Following hot on the heels of the popular 680, this new 63-footer hopes to emulate its sibling’s success with an equally potent mix of space, style, privacy and value for money TEST: MAREX 310 Quick-witted steering, a speedy turn of pace and accommodation to rival Doctor Who’s Tardis, this Sun Cruiser does a pretty good impression of a sportsboat BOAT MASTER NEW TECH Our technical editor tests the range of Evinrude G2 engines from a single 150hp to hefty twin 300hp CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE From secret Santas to boating blow-outs, we ho-ho-hope you like this year’s selection of Christmas crackers to give (or receive) HOW TO: INSTALL UNDERWATER LIGHTS Underwater lights are now the must-have accessory for discerning motor boat owners. Once considered too bling by some, they are now a default option for Med-based boats OUR BOATS William Slee recalls the many happy nautical miles spent aboard his Dale 35 Classic and Lou de Marco bids farewell to his Selene 47 FIND ME A: FAST FISHER Four tempting second-hand sportsfishers that would reel us in: Bénéteau Barracuda 9, Finnmaster Pilot 7.0, Rodman 1250 Fisher Pro and Boston Whaler 285 Conquest USED BOAT: SEAWARD 29 A British-built semi-displacement cruiser that punches well above its weight in terms of seakeeping and whose timeless styling makes it a great used buy that will never go out of fashion CRUISING TALES IRELAND OF ADVENTURE Peter Cumberlidge and friends cruise County Antrim and Down aboard Dunkirk little ship Chico, an 85-year-old 73ft motor yacht designed by G L Watson and built in 1932 by Millers of Fife – perfect for taking in the lush scenery and slow pace of life afloat GREENLAND OR BUST Whales and puffins aplenty (but no polar bears) as a long-held dream to cruise from the Netherlands to Greenland comes to fruition for a trio of adventurers in Dauntless, a North-Line 42 SECRET CORNWALL: PART 2 In part two of his mission to explore the lesser-known bays and harbours of the Cornish coast, John Boyle takes his Princess V39, Cecienne, down to England’s most southerly point, taking in the county’s best fish and chips along the way AZIMUT ADVENTURES: PART FOUR The Islands delight Fiona and Frank as they reflect on the smooth sailing and choppy waters of their Azimut adventure before motoring back to Athens for the winter. Alone again and ready to explore, they head south over a motionless sea towards Serifos in the final leg of their Greek odyssey 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 Jan 2017
Month January
Year 2017