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Rodman 1090

Greg Copp enjoys the reassuring experience of driving the latest craft in Rodman’s Cruiser Fisher range in ‘testing’ conditions … When writing about a Rodman you generally preach to the converted. These tough no-nonsense boats, in particular the Cruiser Fisher range, have remained largely unchanged for two decades, and for good reason. The latest in […]

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Jeanneau NC33

It has been well designed with a good attention to detail and with a particular eye to safety on deck. Living accommodation has been well thought out. Movement on deck is enhanced by the asymmetrical wheelhouse design …  Jeanneau NC33 Greg Copp heads to the South of France to examine Jeanneau’s latest and smallest addition […]

Rodman 1090

XO Explorer

Being an aluminium boat, it is relatively light at 4.6 tonnes with twin 350hp Verados. One of the most sensible features of the boat is its shock-absorbing seats, which look like motor cycle forks … XO Explorer The intrepid Greg Copp dons his Explorer hat as he looks to discover what lies beneath the surface […]

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Sunseeker Hawk 27

Should you be in any doubt as to the engines’ credibility, then consider having them rebuilt by an independent engineer with knowledge of these engines.  … if you are up for something a bit different, and cost-effective, that will always catch somebody’s eye, then an older Sunseeker could be the way to go. Sunseeker Hawk […]

Rodman 1090

Stingher 900GT

This Anglo-Italian RIB is a serious boat built for maximum appeal. Stingher manage this mix very well by building a boat that is fast and exciting to drive, while remaining safe in the process.  It suffers no handling quirks, and by its forgiving nature is perfect for both novice and experienced helmsmen. Stingher 900GT The […]

Rodman 1090

Bella 600 BR

With impressive quality of build, clarity of design and purity of ergonomic arrangement, nothing here is allowed to spoil the drive or complicate the life of the owner.  It’s rapid as well as comfy, secure as well as spacious, versatile as well as user-friendly. If you’re in the market for a bowrider of this size, […]

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Seakeeper 2

Seakeeper 2 Seakeeper’s drive to expand their gyroscopic technology to an ever wider section of the boating population has taken a big leap with their launch of the Seakeeper 2. Making its debut at the Miami Boat Show, the Seakeeper 2 has pushed this technology boundary down to just 27ft. What was only recently the […]

Rodman 1090

Mazu 52HT

It goes without saying that this boat is bespoke, so designs and colour schemes will vary. The cockpit is the focal point, with a gigantic sun pad flanked by walkways that run all the way up onto the foredeck without a hint of restriction. … it focuses on what a high-performance sports cruiser is meant […]

Rodman 1090

BRABUS Shadow 800

BRABUS Shadow 800 The BRABUS Shadow 800 is the first in series of limited production, high performance Super yacht tenders. It has been built in conjunction with German high-performance car manufacturer BRABUS, of which at the moment only 20 will be made. Launched at the Dusseldrorf boat show the twin 400hp Verado outboard powered boat […]

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 Fjord 36 Xpress

The dash arrangement is spot on – everything in its place and there’s a place for everything. It wrestles with being a superyacht tender and a weekender, while still being an exciting and practical sports boat.  With two 350hp Verados on the transom, life at displacement speed on the 36 Xpress is decidedly silent.  Fjord […]

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