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Pearl 62
LOA 61ft 0in (18.6m) BEAM 17ft 4in (5.3m) ENGINES Volvo Penta IPS950/1050/1200 TOP SPEED 32 knots PRICE FROM £1.64m inc VAT CONTACT Berthon +44 (0)1590 679222; www.pearlyachts.com Last month’s cover star is worth a look for its showstopping interior
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Spiritual Awakening
The Spirit P70 is a motor yacht of rare beauty and artisan skill, crafted around a set of hard numbers. One thousand nautical miles at an average cruising speed of 18 knots. For the man who commissioned her, that distance separates a home berth in So
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Saga 26
BUILT: 1999 PRICE: £32, 950 Saga Boats AS dates back to 1960, when two brothers with a clothing factory making shirts decided that a brand new material called glass-reinforced polyester (GRP) would be ideal for making motor boats. The Saga 26 ran fro
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Prestige 590
LOA 61ft 4in (18.7m) BEAM 15ft 11in (4.84m) ENGINES Twin Cummins 8.3 600hp TOP SPEED 29 knots PRICE FROM £1.01m inc VAT CONTACT www.prestige-yachts.com Sitting squarely in the middle of Prestige’s flybridge lineup, the 590 is a good option for those
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Power Game
The proof of the Pershing is in the handling. Few shipyards set quite so much store in their boats’ ability to corner with the kind of competence that raises the hairs on the back of your neck. The trouble is, reputations can be lost as well as gaine
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Campbell Christina Mk6
BUILT: 1961 PRICE: £30, 000 There are plenty of practical GRP cruisers and sports boats around vying for your £30,000, but they’re not the only route afloat. Precisely £30K will buy you a blue-blooded classic that’s a real slice of history. Bruce Cam
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Saxdor 200 Sport
LOA 19ft 6in (5.94m) BEAM 7ft 6in (2.29m) ENGINES Single outboard 100-175hp TOP SPEED 42 knots PRICE from £22,158 inc VAT CONTACT Ideal Boat +44 (0)1758 703013; www.saxdoryachts.com With the recent surge of interest in motorboating, the little Saxdor
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The Greatest Princesses Ever
Princess is the oldest of Britain’s big three motor boat builders with a history that stretches back 55 years, so to select the 10 most iconic models from its past line-up we turned to a couple of the yard’s longest-serving sales managers. Between th
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Nimbus 3000
BUILT: 1985 PRICE: £31, 995 Not a modern boat, or even a particularly stylish one, but the Nimbus 3000 has a practical, fit-for-purpose vibe that is immensely satisfying. Another Scandinavian builder, Nimbus hails from Sweden, launching its first mod
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Finnmaster R6
LOA 20ft 10in (6.39m) BEAM 7ft 5in (2.29m) ENGINES Single outboard 130-200hp TOP SPEED 47 knots PRICE from £46,134 inc VAT CONTACT Ideal Boat +44 (0)1758 703013; www.finnmaster.fi New for 2020, the R6 is a bowrider version of the cuddy cabin T6, whic
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Lost In France
After three glorious days in Mulhouse, we were back on the move. To complete our grand circuit we now had to take the Rhine for 110km down to Strasbourg, with an excursion mid-way to visit Colmar. I had some experience of exploring the Lower Rhine, w
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My Fantasy Fleet
Having had boats since I was 14 many styles and configurations have crossed my mind over the years. As I own hotels in Ireland my year is broken into three seasons: summer, shoulders and winter. As a result my Fantasy Fleet sits perfectly with my thr
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Axopar 37
LOA 37ft 9in (11.5m) BEAM 9ft 8in (3.35m) ENGINES Twin 225-350hp outboards TOP SPEED 50 knots Price from €94,500 ex VAT, ex engine CONTACT www.axopar.fi From a distance, it’s a game of spot the difference comparing the previous Axopar 37 to the lates
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Nimbus T8
Of all the W, T, C range of Nimbus sportsboats, the new T8 is the one we were most looking forward to testing. It may be the smallest of the bunch at 26ft 9in (8.15m) long but with up to 300hp hanging off the transom and a very tidy-looking twin step
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Xo 260
LOA 26ft 7in (8.1m) BEAM 8ft 4in (2.55m) ENGINES Single 225-400hp Mercury Verado TOP SPEED 50 knots PRICE from €54,343 ex VAT (DSCVR) CONTACT Ideal Boat +44 (0)1758 703013; www.xoboats.com All-weather specialist XO makes its return with a new deep-ve
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A True Sense Of Freedom
Many couples celebrate the start of their lives together by buying their forever home and planning a family with 2.4 children and a dog. Others, however, go to a boat show! Our story began in 2004 at the annual Milwaukee Boat Show in Wisconsin. Shawn
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Welcome…
The old proverb “never assume, because you’ll make an ass out of u and me” may be overly trite but it does contain a kernel of truth. Far too many people assume that motor boats are exclusively a rich man’s game and given the price of some of the cra
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Galeon 400 Fly
LOA 41ft 0in (12.5m) BEAM 13ft 1in (4.0m) ENGINES Twin IPS/shaft/sterndrive up to 440hp TOP SPEED 32 knots PRICE from £502,284 inc VAT CONTACT Approved Boats. +44 (0)2380 456544 The 400 Fly may have a perfectly good flybridge with a twin helm, wet ba
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Editor Vs Jetski
Being a 52-year-old bloke, I’m not usually one for paying much attention to instruction manuals but having never attempted to ride a stand-up jet ski before, I thought it might be worth a quick peek. I’m very glad I did because page 1 contains some r
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THIS MONTH’s 10
British Marine has confirmed that it will stage a boat show this month after all. It will take place at the same time and place as the usual Southampton Boat Show but in a reduced out-dooronly format. It won’t be called the Southampton International
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Beneteau Gran Turismo 32
LOA 32ft 6in (9.95m) BEAM 10ft 9in (3.32m) ENGINES Twin inboard/outboard up to 700hp TOP SPEED 35 knots PRICE from £191,111 inc VAT CONTACT wwww.beneteau.com Beneteau describes the GT32 as the ‘ideal entry-level express cruiser’ and it’s quite hard t
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Three Become One
Award-winning Turkish yacht designer Baran Akalin has combined forces with Dutch engineer G. Jelle Bilkert to create what they describe as the world’s first ‘trimonoran’. As the name suggests it is based on a ground-breaking new hull design that clai
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Aquaholic
And we’re back! After what has been the strangest boating season ever, life on the water is, vaguely at least, back to normal. The lockdown actually hit just days after I launched Smuggler’s Blues 2 for the season, resulting in a weird situation wher
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Your Mby
I spent many past years sailing however I have recently decided to get back into boating (like many, many others this year) but this time motor cruising. With this new revitalised interest I spotted your magazine and decided to give it a look and was
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New Gear
Our resident watch geek is developing quite a soft spot for Christopher Ward watches, surely it’s only a matter of time before he cracks and adds one to his collection, and this might just be the watch to do it. It’s water resistant to 600m and its u
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Boat Cuisine
Located on the south side of the Humber Estuary, Grimsby was once the proud home of the world’s largest fishing fleet. Today, the deserted commercial premises surrounding the fish dock bear witness to an industry that used to be. Ironically, it was t
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Motor Boat & Yachting
Email: mby@futurenet.com Website: www.mby.com Editor Hugo Andreae Deputy Editor Jack Haines Group Art Editor Neil Singleton Group Chief Sub-editor Daniel Thomas Senior Sub-editor Sarah Williams Technical Contributor Nick Burnham Website Editor Chris
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Toy Of The Month Gigawave 350 Gw-x
Matthew Blew, founder of the Gigawave 350 GW-X, says his concept will create a head-height wake that will barrel like an ocean wave allowing the surfer to ride inside it, which should be pretty spectacular! It’s created by putting 3.5 tonnes of balla
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Windy 37 Shamal
LOA 36ft 9in (11.3m) BEAM 10ft 9in (3.33m) ENGINES Twin Volvo Penta D6 400/440hp TOP SPEED 48 knots PRICE from £505,997 inc VAT CONTACT Berthon +44 (0)1590 647427; www.windyboats.com What you see here is a rare beast. A sub-40ft sportscruiser where h
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Prestige 420fly
There are some things that you expect of Prestige and some that you don’t. Expected: spacious interiors, practical design and an eye-catching starting price. Unexpected: performance, which may not knock your socks clean off but certainly gives them a
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