BoatTEST REPORTS Weekly Webcast

BoatTEST Reports

Episode #1 - COVID-19 and the New World of Boating


  • Rules of Social Distancing 
  • Riviera Belize 66 Daybridge
  • Mako 236 CC
  • Aviara AV36
  • Pocket Cruisers
  • Walkarounds
  • Watch Episode #1 Here

Episode #2 - Boating State of the Nation


  • Icom M93D VHF
  • Boat-Buying Details to Check
  • Galeon 640 Fly
  • Sea-Doo GTI SE 170
  • Nimbus 365 Coupe
  • Boston Whaler COVID-19 Report
  • Watch Episode #2 Here

Episode #3 - The New Age of Leasing


  • Boat-Buying Tips: Rails
  • Nimbus T9
  • Absolute 47 Fly
  • MasterCraft X26
  • BoatTEST Leasing
  • Captain's Course
  • Watch Episode #3 Here

Episode #4 - Efficiently Making the Great Loop


  • Capt. Steve’s pick for the most efficient boat to make the Great Loop.
  • An important boat-buying tip
  • USCG Captain’s Exam questions
  • Palm Beach 70
  • Cruisers Yachts 38 GLS
  • Greenline 33 Hybrid
  • Formula 380 SSC – First Look
  • SiOnyx Aurora Night Vision Lens
  • Virtual Boat Show
  • Watch Episode #4 Here

Episode #5 - Lifting the Lockdown

BoatTEST Lifting the Lockdown

  • All 50 States lifted boating restrictions
  • Leopard 53 PC
  • Beneteau Monte Carlo 52
  • Capt. Steve has new USCG Exam questions – and answers 
  • An important boat buying tip that anyone buying an express cruiser will want to know
  • Yamaha Boat’s remarkable sales event with zero down, zero APR, and zero payments for 180 days
  • Interview with Brian Seti, General Manager of Yamaha
  • Watch Episode 5 Here

Episode #6 - Brave New World


  • Covers the world’s important boating news
  • An important buying tip for all small boat consumers
  • Fleming 65
  • Axopar 37 XC Revolution
  • Questions (and answers) from the USCG Captain’s Course
  • An interview with ABYC’s long-time technical expert – Ed Sherman. 
  • Watch Episode 6 Here

Episode #7: A Sirius-ly Strange Time


  • 2019 USCG Accident Report
  • The new Sharrow mass-produced SS loop prop
  • Interview with Geoff Leech, senior director of marine services at Sirius Marine
  • Riviera 505 SUV
  • Jeanneau NC 37
  • Watch Episode 7 Here

Episode #8: End of an Era, A New Beginning


  • Elizabeth and Shawn from the YouTube Channel MV Freedom tell us about living aboard on their Nordhavn 43
  • Capt. Steve interviews Mikele D'Arcangelo from ACR ARTEX about ACR's new product. 
  • Find out about new products and buying tips
  • Take our USCG Captain’s Exam
  • Watch Episode 8 here

Episode #9: The Evolution of Boating


  • The advent of COVID-19 has more people than ever before thinking about social distancing by living aboard.  
  • Interview with president and inventor of the Sharrow prop. 
  • Boating News
  • Offshore Rescues