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In The Field: Sing Us a Song, Piano Man

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

In the Field: Monkey Business

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

Marlow’s New Mini-Yacht

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

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Facing the Inevitable

We get a lot of questions here at PMY, on subjects ranging from how to maintain marital accord and buy a new boat to the meaning of the word deadrise and how it re­lates to

Fairline/WCI Party

Photos: Kim Simpson

Christensen 155 Tiger Woods' New Yacht

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?

Still Crazy After All These Years?

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

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