Musician/boat-builder Billy Joel and his design team gave a presentation to students of naval architecture and invited guests at Webb Institute. Joel and his team discussed several of the boats he has designed and
Most of PMY’s boat testers are exceptionally familiar with Ft. Lauderdale’s Harbortown Marina, a kickoff point for numerous wringouts. At the conclusion of yet another test, Capt. Bill Pike was departing Harbortown recently when he spied a creature in a tree ahead that, for all
David Marlow, originator of growing line of Marlow Explorer Yachts, shows Capt. Bill Pike his latest and greatest--a proprietary tender design manufactured by Norseman Shipyard in China and called the Marlow Sprite. As with other Marlow vessels, the Sprite has a fit-and-finish second
On October 27th, PMY’s Elizabeth Ginns Britten headed over to the Lauderdale Marina to watch the first-ever private-yacht auction.
It’s been said that kids today aren’t as interested in boating as their elders were
Photos: Kim Simpson
Photos: Kim Simpson
It’s got to be tough being Tiger Woods. Between championship rounds on the PGA Tour, he has a dozen sponsors to keep happy: There are Buick commercials to film, Tag Heuer watches to wind, American Express minimovies to headline alongside the gopher from Caddyshack. Pity the poor man who’s just trying to beat par. How could he ever spare a second to build the yacht of his dreams?
Over the past few years, the advent of electronic diesels has largely, but not entirely, erased an time-honored PMY tradition—what’s known in boat-testing parlance as “flowing fuel.” In a nutshell, the procedure consists of breaking open supply and return
The Ferretti 550 is the company’s first model below 60 feet LOA in six years. We paid a visit to Italy to see what the company did to set this new model apart. See for yourself here. ▶
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