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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.



Lucky Ducks

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


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.


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.


Time-Out for Teak

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


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.


Deal Killers

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


Shore Party

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


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.


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.


Sound & Color

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


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.


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.


Built For Us All

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


Boat Review: Beneteau Grand Trawler 62

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


Sentimental Sounds

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


The Joy of Being Unreasonable

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


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.


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.


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.


The ABCs of Bonaire

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


Immutable Axioms

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


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.