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Boat Review: Jackett Packet

When classical musicians start playing rock and roll, fans take note. When their first songs a hit, everyone listens to the lyrics. Bob Johnson,...

BJ40: A Well-designed and Well-built Racer-Cruiser

The launch of the first BJ40 signified a sea change in Island Packets approach to boat building, one that was more about weight control...

EPA Mandate Sparks Fuel-vent Filter Test

Photo by Drew Frye Every day, as the temperature rises and falls, gases inside your fuel tank expand and contract. The gas emissions released during...

Estero’s solid FRP hull, balsa-free deck is built to last

Island Packet Yachts has been building cruising boats for over 32 years. It builds five different hull designs—about 80 boats per year—to American Boat...

Estero’s solid FRP hull, balsa-free deck is built to last

Island Packet Yachts has been building cruising boats for over 32 years. It builds five different hull designs—about 80 boats per year—to American Boat...

PS Boat Review: Island Packet Estero

SystemsJohnson brings his engineering expertise to bear on the Estero’s mechanical systems. The conventional drive train is the most sensible choice for long-term cruising....

Leadership 44 is Strong, Stiff, and Lightweight

The Leadership 44 is built in Morris Yachts’ factory on Mt. Desert Isle, Maine, using advanced building materials and construction. Known for its precision...

New Boat Review: A Look Inside the New Leadership 44

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy has always been a strong advocate of sail training, but for decades, the tall ship Eagle has held center...

New Boat Review: Hunter 33

PerformanceWe tested the boat in protected waters on the Bradenton River, Fla., in 10 to 12 knots northwest wind. A quarter-knot incoming tide was...

Hunter Factory Blends Old and New Technology

The Hunter 33 is built in Alachua, Fla., using high-quality resins and laminates and conventional open molding hand-laminating processes. Hull: Hull construction begins with...

An Italian Go Fast Sailboat – The Viko S 35 |...

Looking to buy a 35-40 foot sailboat? Considering a Viko S 35? See a Viko S35 for sale? What are the pros and cons...