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Engine-Room Test

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted February 2013

Take our engine-room test on your own terms.

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FLIR First Mate II MS-224b

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted February 2013

FLIR’s new handheld thermal-imaging scope uses Instalert to help you to find your target.

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Chris Tjotjos Interview

By Chris Caswell | Posted February 2013

Great Lakes cruiser Chris Tjotjos talks about family boating, impulse buys, and counting days till spring.

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Cheoy Lee Alpha 76 Flybridge

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Cheoy Lee Alpha 76 Flybridge.

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Marlow Mainship 32

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2013

The Marlow Mainship 32—will soon be unveiled at the Miami International Boat Show. The boat, which features classic lines and a whole heap of cruising amenities, should be...

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Insider’s Guide to the Boat Shows in Miami - 2013

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted February 2013

At the Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami Beach and the Miami International Boat Show, boatbuilders and brokers strut their stuff for buyers.

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The New Magically Maneuverable Outboard

By Charles Plueddeman | Posted February 2013

Old salts will roll their eyes at the Miami International Boat Show this year when Mercury Marine and Yamaha debut new outboard control systems with joystick steering that makes...

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The Great Propeller Fight

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted February 2013

I recently contended with a few of my colleagues here at Power & Motoryacht that most of the propellers we deal with in boat-test reports are of the fixed-pitch variety and...

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Volvo Penta’s New V8-380

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted January 2013

The new Volvo V8-380 demonstrated increased acceleration and improved fuel economy.

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IPS vs. Zeus: Which is Better?

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted January 2013

Which is better: Cummins Mercruiser Diesel’s Zeus system or Volvo Penta’s IPS?

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Catch a Sailfish from Your Boat

By Gary Caputi | Posted January 2013

Ever wonder if you could catch a sailfish from your boat? Check out our one-page billfishing gameplan.

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Fairline Squadron 60

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2013

Squadron is what UK-based boatbuilder Fairline calls its series of elegant flying-bridge yachts, and the 60 falls right in the heart of the line. Learn about the amenities and fit...

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Lowrance Elite-7 Chartplotter/Fishfinder

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2013

Charts and fishfinding functions share the screen seamlessly in the Lowrance Elite 7 HDI.

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The Latest in VHF Radios

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2013

Manufacturers of VHF radios have to meet stringent new requirements, while adding more features to stay competitive. The boater is the overall winner, since we’re seeing...

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A Little VHF Etiquette

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted January 2013

Subtleties to VHF usage that will promote solid communication as well as encourage bonhomie.

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Back Cove Yachts Downeast 37

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht's first impression of the Back Cove Yachts Downeast 37

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Reality Bites

By Michael Peters | Posted January 2013

Michael Peters knows test tanks and mathematics eventually meet the real world of hulls and water.

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Ranger Tugs R-31

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht Tested: The Cruise-Ready, Trailerable Ranger Tugs R-31. Capt. Bill Pike knows the advantages of single-diesel cruising boats. So who better to give the new...

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How to Automate Your Trim Tabs

By Capt. Vincent D... | Posted January 2013

Looking for a DIY project that will help your boat run better? Adding automated trim-tab control may be just the ticket, since it adjusts running attitude while giving you one...

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Pershing 82

By Alan Harper | Posted January 2013

Boat Test: Pershing 82 Meet the latest from Pershing Yachts: the 82. She moves the water at better than 46 knots by her ZF SeaRex surface drives, and wraps you and your guests in...

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Carver 560 Voyager - Used Boat Review

By Scott Shane | Posted January 2013

Used Boat Review: Carver 560 Voyager: The Carver 560 Voyager may be just the inspiration some boaters need to make a substantial upgrade.

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Tommy Bahama Edition Hacker-Craft 27

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Hacker-Craft 27

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Absolute 55 Fly

By Mike Ellis | Posted January 2013

The Absolute 55 Fly combines heart-pounding performance with a large dollop of style. Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Absolute 55 Fly.

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Grand Banks 43 Heritage EU

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht's first impression of the Grand Banks 43 Heritage EU. Grand Banks expects big things out of this launch, and it’s easy to see why.

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Hinckley T34

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Hinckley T34. A spirited spin in the waters of Maine hints at the inspiration for the Hinckley T34—a boat built with summer fun...

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Sunseeker Predator 68

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht's first impression of the Sunseeker Predator 68.

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