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Viking 42 Open Preview

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted 2011-03-14 14:41

Keep your eyes peeled for my review of Viking’s new 42 Open in the upcoming May issue of PMY.

Viking 42 helm

The 42’s Palm-Beach-style helm is one of the simplest, most elegant setups I’ve seen on a boat of any size in the past few years. And simple is important, in my opinion—some vessels these days are perhaps overly complicated from the operational standpoint, a foible that Viking’s gracefully avoided with the 42.

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Nothin’ To It, Bub

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted 2011-02-22 16:56

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What A Guy!

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted 2011-01-26 20:40

 

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This Time Of Year

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted 2010-12-16 17:46

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Spooky Wendigo Country

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted 2010-12-03 12:49

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Yet Another Interesting Side Trip

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted 2010-11-19 12:36

 

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As Luck Would Have It

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted 2010-10-22 10:33

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Flaky Flaky Flaky

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted 2010-09-01 15:09

 

Ahhh Yes--It's That Time Again

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted 2010-08-25 15:15

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