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The Heights of  Grandeur

The Heights of Grandeur

A 10-week charter up the Inside Passage to Alaska on a Nordic Tug 37 is an experience filled with culture, wildlife and memories to last a lifetime.

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Lucky Ducks

Our small crew faced massive seas and myriad mechanical issues on a Hawaii-to-Alaska voyage aboard a Diesel Duck 462.

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Tony Fleming Hits A Milestone

The founder of Fleming Yachts returns to Alaska on his well-traveled 65, surpassing 71,000 nautical miles under her keel.

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Golden Goose

A cherished family boat for adventures far and wide, Honker inspires a new design to cruise portions of the Great Loop.

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Ham and Egg Sandwich

How to make a delectable sweet and savory ham, fried egg and cheese sandwich with a pastry sampled in Puerto Rico.

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Time-Out for Teak

To keep your brightwork in Bristol condition, use a two-part, liquid-based cleansing system, followed by a sealer.

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Into the Great Beyond

Our 2,344-nautical-mile voyage from Japan to Alaska on a Selene 53 was a cruise into beauty and history.

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Deal Killers

Buying or selling a boat can be exciting, but stressful.

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Shore Party

Finding the right tender can make your cruise memorable for all the right reasons.

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New Boat: Eastbay 60 (Video)

Passagemaker editor-in-chief Jeff Moser and Power & Motoryacht honcho Dan Harding Jr take a close look at the new launch for the reconceptualized Eastbay badge.

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Pocket Pugilist

Back Cove improves on a coastal cruising classic with the newly refined 372.

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Bridging the Gap

The Numarine 22XP has the numerical bona fides of the proper expedition vessel she was imagined as.

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Sound & Color

The Beneteau Swift Trawler 48 includes smart refinements as the line’s new flagship.

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Sabre 43 Salon Express

Like her sisterships, the 43 combines iconic Down East heritage with modern technology.

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Adventure Awaits

The Sirena 78 can be built with optional flybridge and main deck layouts to suit all kinds of cruising plans.

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Shutter the Thought

A lifelong sailor and photographer does an about-face and refits a 1986 Grand Banks 32 for work and play.

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Adventure Awaits

The Sirena 78 can be built with optional flybridge and main deck layouts to suit all kinds of cruising plans.

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Built For Us All

Destined for Moorings charter fleets, the three- or four-stateroom Leopard 46 Powercat is a roomy boat for coastal cruising.

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Boat Review: Beneteau Grand Trawler 62

Beneteau's highly anticipated flagship trawler makes her debut with room to move and horsepower to spare.

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Sentimental Sounds

Nostalgia about old boatbuilders, designs and marine shops is a romantic memory for many of us cruisers.

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The Joy of Being Unreasonable

It pays to ignore the accountants and uninitiated who say boating makes no sense.

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Point-to-Point: Touring Southeast Asia on a North Pacific 49

An adventurous cruiser encounters the delights of Southeast Asia on a North Pacific 49 Pilothouse.

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Accidental Rescue

A pleasure cruise to the Dry Tortugas becomes a rough-weather mission of mercy.

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An Authentic Experience

The San Blas Islands are living history, a different world from the remainder of the Caribbean cruising grounds.

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Time of Their Lives

A Michigan couple in their 70s spent nearly a decade refitting a boat for post-retirement cruising. Their first major outing was the Great Loop.

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The ABCs of Bonaire

South of the hurricane belt, the mostly undeveloped Dutch island offers unique beauty above and below the sea.

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Immutable Axioms

There is little we can be certain about when boating. Except for these things.

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Monkey Wrenches

No bananas, no schedule

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A Need for Speed

Editor-in-chief Andrew Parkinson reflects on the remarkable modern age of passage making.