...and who does it.
This year we will test
more boats than ever before, about 200, and leading that operation
is Capt. Rob Smith, Director of Testing. To find out more about
Capt. Rob and how we test...click here.
See a video on how we
First Italian-made power catamaran hits the U.S.
market. We interview BRB Yachts --the exclusive dealer and
importer of this PC 62. Click here for video.
Software Upgrade for 2007 on the C-120 model. Watch video.
builder Sessa currently offers 8 models in the U.S. from 25'-52'. Click here for video.
Spanning three generations, Rivolta Yachts continues the
tradition of introducing innovative designs. Watch video.
This classic look won't
go out of style anytime soon, and it cruises at 29 knots. Click here for video.
The Decision to
A Viking 35 owner speaks out on his experience
with repowering. Click here for
Dealer speaks out on what to expect from
Grady-White. Click here for
Great Babes, But Bikinis Don't Float!
needs to take a second look at the pictures it is
Robert E. Smith, Director of Testing, BoatTEST.com
to be dismayed and horrified every time I see "it." Whether it is
from a news camera shot of a helo passing over a popular beach or
from the helm of a boat I am driving, seeing people forward of the
windshield in a small boat today scares the devil out of me. I have
participated in search and rescue and worked in emergency rooms and
critical care and witnessed the horrible things that can happen when
someone does this, and the inevitable happens...read what happens and why.
Outboard Motors – The
Good 'ole Days
#1 It Starts
Every Time -- Almost ...see
#2 Starting an
Outboard Motor – the old fashioned way...see
Outboard Boat Gets a Chopper Tow...see
COMPARE TESTED BOATS
by Type and
You'veseen our captain's tests and video reports for years –now,
we'd like tohear and see YOUR VIDEO report on YOUR boat. Now
is your chance totell us and our members what you like and don't
like on your boat.
usable submissions will receive a $50 BoatTESTSTORE.com coupon.
Send YOUR Video report to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Be sure to include
your first name, last name, email and video title and description
or, mail to: Video Review, 51 Bank Street, Suite 2A, Stamford, CT
videos 10 MB or smaller
|Thinking of Purchasing a Boat? Get a
Background Check First
Find out if your dream
boat has been stolen, in an accident, salvaged after a hurricane, or
hit a public record for some other reason. It could be the smartest
used boating buying decision you ever made. Just enter the hull
identification number (HIN) and get any public details on the boat
before you buy. Click Here for
|For Marine Insurance
BoatTEST.com Recommends Global
Insurance is an agency
that specializes only in marine insurance, and has been in business
since 1989. Over the years they have built up a solid reputation
amongst professionals in the marine industry, and that is why
BoatTEST.com recommends them to
Docking in Front of a
With 100 people watching, the
Skipper got it Wrong...learn
Your Experience--Click Here
Videos-- and WIN!
We all have them --
videos we have taken aboard our boats, or have taken of
other peoples' boats. Now turn them into valuable prizes
by entering them in one or all of the categories listed
below. Our viewing members will be the judges –
videos with the most votes win!
YOUR Video report to mailto:email@example.com Be sure to
include your first name, last name, email and video
titleand description or, mail to : Video Review, 51 Bank
Street, Suite 2A,Stamford, CT 06901.
| 1. Boating
| 2. Big
|| Penn 50
| 4. Great
| 5. PWC
| 6. Wake
| 7. Water
| 8. How-To-Do-It
| 9. General
|| Airhead Water
videos 10 MB or smaller
San Diego or
Bust! The Race is on Again!
the west coast of India Money Runs Low
Press Release from
Earthrace: Given the delays in Palau, Earthrace
can no longer finish in Barbados inside record
time. We have therefore taken San Diego as our new
start/finish line with an estimated arrival of 21 June
2007 and a new World Record!
See Earthrace Videos –"From
Riches to Rags" click
Read the rest of the story...click
here.See Earthrace Video Trailer
Earthrace's Latest Adventures
BoatTEST Store is offering a wide variety
of options when it comes to protecting your boat and
dock. We are introducing from Taylor Made Products a full line of Dock Pro™
Vinyl Dock Edging. Dock Pro™ Vinyl Dock Edging is
molded twice and then molecularly bonded for extra
durability and protection. A tough inner core is
surrounded with soft white vinyl for extra cushion
against tough docks. Each piece installs easily to the
edges of dock piers or floats with screws or nails.
Available in popular profiles and a full range of
lengths. Click here to
by Land and Sea with the Magellan Crossover
Reading Improves the Mind!
BoatTEST recommends these
Maintenance: The Essential Guide to Cleaning,
Painting, and Cosmetics by William M.
constant care. Bill Burr's Boat Maintenance ends those
costly searches by providing this comprehensive guide to
the techniques and products that can preserve and
protect your boat year after year.
A must have
for any boater! Click here to
River Home: A Journey from the Gulf War to the Gulf of
Mexico b y Marcus
recounts a personal shift from proud soldier to
self-destructive veteran to engaged activist protesting
the Iraq War while rafting down the Mississippi.
This is a classic story of a young man's return from
war, and his search for peace. Click here to
Captain Rob Smith tests out this
BoatTEST.com has partnered
with SeaSafe to offer your 1998 or newer boat a wide
menu of service contracts from 1 to 5 years in length on
the whole boat, or just the engines, electronics,
trailer, or other parts. The rates are competitive
and the polices are the most comprehensive in the
a price quote.
If you are a boat dealer, click
Announces "Safe Boating Week"|
Explodes After Fueling
Exclusive to BTC
News: See pictures and read report...click
Crew Fries Chicken
Chicken" finished second...read about
Blame T&C Patrol for 61 Deaths
say a T&C Patrol boat rammed them...must
Winns Expands Plant for New 45
lauds company for sales growth in 2006...read
Most Boats Sink at the
Tips on preventing launching
Yamaha 9.9-hp 4-Stroke Outboard Engine|
As light as a
2-stroke and with two thrust options...read
Back Cove 33 Popular
Spring sales exceed expectations...read
Company Targets Boaters
Chambered Boats (ACB), Inc. has turned its sights
on the recreational boater..read
NEW Boat Concept: RIB + PWC
a megayacht for your PWC?...no
Dams – on Both Sides!
currents at the bottom and powerful currents at
Best Friend Saves Man
In an episode
right out of "Lassie" -- a true story...read