We tend to toss around some hyperbole in this industry. Everything is the best, the most luxurious, the sleekest, whatever. But I mean this in the truest sense of the word when I say that the Astondoa Top Deck 63 that we tested in our February issue is a true showstopper.
Skip Zimbalist today announced some exciting developments for his company, Show Management, and the boating world in general during a press conference held in a penthouse at Miami Beach’s Eden Roc hotel.
We tracked down the inside scoop on what boatbuilders are up to next.
Written by Ben Ellison on Feb 12, 2014 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
I had been cooped up in an office for five years. So when I switched jobs and they asked me to take a brand new Grand Banks to South Seas Plantation for a rendezvous, I was pretty excited. The Grand Banks had no electronics—paper charts and visuals were a must. And I was eager but nervous; it had been a long time since I’d been out on coastal waters. I solicited the help of my good friend Debbie; she was pretty good handling lines and I’d soon have her reading charts like a pro!
Written by Ben Ellison on Feb 10, 2014 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Ben Ellison on Feb 4, 2014 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Ben Ellison on Feb 2, 2014 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub