Sea Trials

I sea trial many vessels with many configurations and power plants.  There isn’t a ship I won’t sea trial for you.  See my resume below.

Power Boats

  • MERIDIAN 541 SEDAN BRIDGE

      Well, this is the second time I have been amazed when boarding a Meridian Yacht, in this case the 54 foot Sedan Bridge (no steering station below). Last time it was a 41 footer and I was blown away. … Continue reading

  • BENETEAU 52 SWIFT TRAWLER

    She looks like a motor torpedo boat from the bow, and the lifting strakes and rub rails make her dry in a seaway. Having been asked to do a sea trial on the Beneteau 52 Swift Trawler, I got all … Continue reading

  • CAMPION ALLANTE 825i

    Its about five years since I tested one of these boats for Galleon Marine (Richmond) so I was surprised that I had forgotten so much about it. There have been some minor changes for sure, like in this case the … Continue reading

  • SEA RAY 450 SEDAN BRIDGE

      Having been away in the sun for the winter I was very surprised to see that Sea Ray have changed shape! Unlike me, they seem to have slimmed down and are sleek and purposeful looking now. Gone are the … Continue reading


Sail Boats