Yachting

READY, SET, FISH!

THERE IS A PLACE where time stands still. It’s a place where social status updates don’t change with the second hand on a clock and where the smartphone goes away altogether. It’s where you trade your devices for a rod, a reel, some line, a hook and the wonderful simplicity that comes with it all. You hear water lapping against a hull. You see birds. If you’re lucky, a screaming drag disrupts the sublime scene, bringing with it the fish of a lifetime. That’s when you reach for the smartphone, so you can share the picture later. Here are 15 fishing tenders ready to take you to that place.

FOUNTAIN 38 CC

FOUNTAIN POWERBOATS has always been known for speed, and the 38CC keeps the tradition alive. This center console cruises at 36.5 knots with standard triple 350 hp Verados. Top-end is 64 knots. With optional triple 400 hp Verados, that top hop jumps to 70.5 knots, making the run to the fishing grounds quick. Quads are also available for those who need even more speed. Part of the builder’s Bluewater Sport Series, the 38CC is aimed at anglers, and some fishing

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Yachting

Yachting2 min read
Breaking Boundaries
JUST ABOUT EVERY ANNOUNCEMENT from top yachtbuilders in Europe these days is heralding something that’s never been done or built or tried. ¶ At Amels in the Netherlands, Aurora Borealis, the yard’s first 220, has completed a technical launch and is o
Yachting2 min read
Nothing But A Number
WHEN JUD SMITH was around 10 years old, growing up in Marblehead, Massachusetts, he and his pals would go into Ted Hood’s lofts and play in the sailmaker’s scraps. ¶ “I would climb on those piles of cloth like it was a hayloft,” he says. “I don’t kno
Yachting2 min read
Outboard Influence
SEVEN MARINE HIGH-HORSEPOWER OUTBOARDS ONE OF THE MOST striking sights at recent boat shows was HCB’s 65 Estrella—the world’s largest center-console—and her five Seven Marine 627sv outboards. These engines eliver 3,135 horsepower and, according to HC