Shaken & Stirred: Adventures in the New Arctic

Shaken & Stirred: Adventures in the New Arctic

Waves are thrashing the sea ice in the western Arctic, clearing a path for more boats to enter.



Nordhavn 51 Unveiled

The all-new N51 follows the recently launched N41 design, but with more room, an additional head and a flybridge.


DIY and the IKEA Effect

There’s no greater satisfaction in a boat owner’s life than the act of pouring blood and sweat into a project worth doing.


Miami Boat Shows Will Merge To Create "Supershow"

New joint production will be branded the Miami International Boat Show and is set to debut in February 2022.


Raymarine Helps Students Hunt Shipwrecks

Canadian educator and students use Raymarine technology to locate and document undiscovered shipwrecks in the St. Lawrence Seaway.


Helmsman Launches 43E Pilothouse Hull No. 1

New model is a progression from the 38E, a TrawlerFest Best in Show award winner that debuted in 2016.


Iconic Bahamas Marina Under Redevelopment

The former Hurricane Hole Marina is being overhauled to include luxury residences, retail shops, dining and other amenities.


FLIR Systems Introduces Raymarine YachtSense

YachtSense offers scalable, customizable and failsafe marine automation through intuitive control of onboard systems.


ABYC Training Goes Virtual

Digital session aimed to help surveyors and technicians earn continuing education credits required to maintain membership.


"Stress-Free Mooring" by Duncan Wells

Do you suffer from anxiety in docking situations? Here's a book that can help.


Chris Caswell Examines the Leopard 53 Powercat

Whether the goal is family fun, longer-distance cruising or charter service, the Leopard 53 Powercat is worth a look.


Step Inside the Marlow Explorer 58E Hull No. 16

The newest 58E sports a new beach club feature and modern interior design, and has top and cruising speeds almost 3 knots faster than her predecessors, using similar-output engines.


Sea Trial Report: Aspen Power Catamarans C108

The Aspen Power Catamarans C108 adds subtle improvements to its predecessors in a multifunctional boat that refuses to compromise.


Peter Frederiksen Sea Trials the Kadey-Krogen Summit 54

The all-new Summit 54 by Kadey-Krogen brings fresh features to fast cruising.


The Allure of a Motoryacht. The Advantages of a Catamaran.

Spend more time on the water. Visit the world's most spectacular cruising grounds.


EXCLUSIVE Interview: Fleming 85 Unveiled

Fleming's Duncan Cowie and Adi Shard discuss the all-new flagship Fleming 85 with Passagemaker editor-in-chief Andrew Parkinson.


Northern Marine 57 (Hull No. 6)

Checking in on Northern Marine's 5706, on pace to arrive in early 2021.


The Passagemaker New Boats Preview 2020-21

Twelve bold new boats for a brave new world


6 Pocket Cruisers Ready to Hit the Road

Here are six capable cruisers you can strap down and take with you virtually anywhere.


Reduce Yard Surprises with a Pre-Haul-Out Sea Trial

Conducting your own personal test run can diagnose all kinds of problems before the big day.


Torqeedo Powers First Electric Foiling Boat

The Candela Seven electric hydrofoil combines minimum energy consumption with maximum performance.


How To Tame A Cat: Pro Tips & Techniques

Moving from a monohull to a powercat requires some practice. A bareboat charter is a great way to get it.


Marine Sprays & Lubricants: Picks From The Pros

Our experts have spoken. Here are the top "canned goods" you should be stocking on board.

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The Night Watch: Pro Tips for Running After Dark

Maintaining a proper lookout is a large responsibility even on a clear, sunny day, but the night watch presents additional challenges.


The Case of the Mysterious Self-Starting Diesel

Is it possible for a diesel engine to start up all on its own?


Off the Scale: At Home with Master Modeler Malcolm Darch

A model maker applies zenlike focus to creating masterpieces in miniature.


Apple Puffed Pancake

First curated in our galley, here's one of the most delicious things you'll ever eat for breakfast.


Mr. Seagull, It's Time to Go

This simple method has kept my boat free from seagull attacks for nearly five years.


In Praise of Captains

Damn, I like having a captain.


Landlocked Midwesterners Tackle The Liveaboard Lifestyle

Selling everything to go cruising for a few years is the best decision we ever made.


The Sound of Silence

We didn’t know it, but our boats are chanting mantras to us every time we use them.


Northwest Passage: The Land of Ice and Dreams

A couple spends seven years exploring the Northwest Passage and beyond.


Maine's Historic, Haunted Isles of Shoals

When an eerie fog rolls over Gosport Harbor, you can't help but feel "The Weight of Water."


The Florida Keys: A World Unto Itself

You can spend months exploring these approximately 800 islets. Some boaters are so enchanted, they never leave.


San Juan Islands: Gems of the Pacific Northwest

Leave your cares—and straw hats—behind when you explore these majestic islands.


Maine's Penobscot Bay: Classic Cruising in the Northeast

Penobscot Bay embodies all that is the Maine coast: charming working waterfronts, extraordinary gunkholing and, of course, lobsters on the boil.


British Virgin Islands: A Reachable Dream

A magical playground for children of all ages, the BVI have topped cruising itineraries for eons—and with good reason.


DIY and the IKEA Effect

There’s no greater satisfaction in a boat owner’s life than the act of pouring blood and sweat into a project worth doing.


The Bright Side

For all of our sacrifices this year for the greater good, from the maelstrom came a few important lessons for us mariners.

TrawlerFest returns to the Pacific Northwest

The Show Goes On

The fall boat show season is always a sleigh ride, but this year is a whole new game.


Change in Latitude, Change in Attitude

I’m looking forward to my next cheeseburger in paradise, and I hope you are too.

Featured Listings


Market Share: Teddi Bear

An onboard heli merely scratches the surface of this 55-footer’s liveaboard luxuries.


Supersize Passagemaker: The 105' Poole Chaffee - Rouge (Video and Gallery)

MY Rogue was transformed in a 1999-2000 and again in 2009 with refits that included all new Systems and a redesigned bow, flybridge and swim platform. The outdoor spaces are simply amazing with at least half-dozen different areas to relax in. In a 2018 Interior refit - All new carpeting, furniture, bedding and decor were replaced to create a stunning interior.

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For Sale: 28-Foot Forest Service Cruiser

Turn this diamond in the rough into the perfect NW pocket-cruiser.