August 2017

MBY August 2017 featuring the Sunseeker Manhattan 66

BOAT REPORTS
QUICK SPIN Sea Ray SLX 310
The SLX range is Sea Ray at its best: cool, practical, versatile and designed for having fun out on the water. How does the 310 fare?
NEW BOATS
Including reports on the Princess 62 and S60 from the British Motor Yacht Show and previews of the Linssen Grand Sturdy 35.0 AC, Alfastreet 23 and Windy 27 Solano
TEST Glastron GS 259
Glastron is now part of Bénéteau Group, but is the American-made flagship of the range suited to European tastes?
TEST Founaine-Pajot MY44
Designed to be a luxury powercat, the MY44 features IPS drives and a fabulous master cabin designed to impress private owners rather than charter customers
TEST Sunseeker Manhattan 66
Following hot on the heels of the record-breaking Manhattan 52, the new 66 boasts more cabins, more space and the same beach club. But how does it cope at sea?
BOAT MASTER
NEW TECH
Suzuki’s new 350hp outboard goes under the microscope plus, Lowrance HDS-16 Carbon; Dinghy Rings; Yamaha F2.5 outboard; Gill 7014 Blackwater Level Sensor; Esthec luminous decking
TRIED & TESTED
The NautiBuoy 800 inflatable platform, Love Anchor dog bandana and quick-dry Helly Hansen shorts
OUR BOATS
Nick Burnham introduces us to his new Jeanneau Leader 805 and Jack Haines treats his Jeanneau Cap Camarat 625 to a 3M gelcoat treatment

USED BOAT: SESSA C35
A sound buy that will add a dash of glamour to any marina, the Sessa C35 is an ideal step up to a more serious cruising boat
FIND ME A: USED BOAT FOR £50,000
Nick Burnham unearths some excellent used boats this month, from a Sunseeker 31 Hawk to a Botnia Targa 25
CRUISING TALES
FAMILY BOATING HOLIDAYS
It’s all about fun on the water for the family with Peter Cumberlidge this month. From Dartmouth to Bénodet, there is something for everyone
HOME-BUILD PROJECT
Tom and Lorraine Owen realise their retirement dream by lovingly building their own ideal boat
OWNER’S UPGRADE
James Maxey thought his restored 52ft displacement trawler yacht was the perfect yacht for him, until an Aquastar Explorer 74 came along and changed everything
PRINCESS TO NORWAY: PART III
In the third part of this series, John Boyle’s adventure culminates in him and his crew crossing the Arctic Circle in their Princess V39In the third part of this series, John Boyle’s adventure culminates in him and his crew crossing the Arctic Circle in their Princess V39
REGULARS
Big picture; News; Your MBY; Cumberlidge on cruising; Born again boater; The L-Plate Liveaboard; Ask MBY
 
 

 

SOURCE:http://www.mby.com/publication/motor-boat-yachting/august-2017

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