Sept 14, 2017

Jeanneau Leader 10Is fall the time to acquire a new boat or simply to lust after them

We know you love to look at and shop for boats online. The best part is that that boats make fabulous subjects for footage and the videos are always fun to watch and enjoy.

This CYOB column takes a look at some of the most interesting out there. We’ll update this list every issue so there’s always new ones for you to lap up.

Here’s this issue’s selection:

Climb aboard with Paul Fenn from Jeanneau America as he cruises along the Severn River in Annapolis, MD aboard the Leader 10.5 -- a sporty pocket cruiser. Click here for the video 

Sabre Yachts has designed a boat with all the comfort and class of her traditional Downeast design, with modern precision control and advanced performance, the 45 Salon Express. Click here for the video and happy dreaming.



Boat designers, builders and dealers - please shoot your videos our way to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . And CYOB readers – please use the same address to let us know which ones you loved!

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