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Bienvenido a Miami

By Kevin Koenig | Posted 2012-02-09 12:51

 

I was going to write about that norovirus outbreak on all the cruise ships that's been going but then I remembered that next week is theYacht and Brokerage Show in Miami and I got all excited. First off, I need some sun like the desert needs the rain. The New York City winter has made my complexion go from its normal cream-cheese hue to what I would now describe as translucent pink.

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Have and Have Yacht

By Kevin Koenig | Posted 2012-02-09 12:34

There was a bit of a kerfuffle across the pond recently when (as my colleague Alyssa Haak noted a few weeks back) British Education Minister Michael Gove reportedly proposed that the recession-stricken country build Queen Elizabeth II a brand-new $90 million megayacht to celebrate her 60th anniversary on the throne.

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SEALs Do It Again

By Kevin Koenig | Posted 2012-01-25 11:08

In a development that can only be described as disturbing, traditionally water-based sources of nightmare fuel are now trending towards exiting the water in search of new elements to terrorize. Sharks are learning how to fly and lately Somali pirates have been plundering, pillaging, and kidnapping on land.

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Boater Saves Dog

By Kevin Koenig | Posted 2012-01-11 11:02

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What Did You Do Over The Holidays?

By Kevin Koenig | Posted 2012-01-04 13:35

 

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Why Do They Call It a Go-Fast?

By Kevin Koenig | Posted 2011-12-14 14:12


Oh right, because it goes 100 mph+. I was down in North Miami at Lip-Ship Performance yesterday testing the Cigarette 39 Top Gun Unlimited for an upcoming story and heavens to Betsy does that thing have some pop. Twin 700-hp super-charged Mercury's had us cranking by A-Rod's house in South Beach at just over the triple-digit mark. So I crossed that one off the bucket list successfully. And by successfully, I mean without actually kicking the bucket while doing it. 

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You're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

By Kevin Koenig | Posted 2011-12-09 14:30

 

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Don't Believe the Hype: Ocean Yachts is Open for Business

By Kevin Koenig | Posted 2011-12-01 16:31

Some of you may have heard a recent rumor floating around the industry that long-time Jersey boatbuilder Ocean Yachts was closing for business—which is simply not true. I had caught wind of the rumor and went straight to the source, John Leek IV, the company's general manager, to see what was up. Here is what J4 had to say via e-mail:

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It Happened.

By Kevin Koenig | Posted 2011-11-23 13:24

It finally happened you guys. I had a dream to fly, and I made it come true. Jetlev was kind enough to get me a test flight on their R200 Jet Pack, and ... It. Was. Suh-weet.

I don't want to give away too much because PMY Tries in our January issue will have all the details, but keep your eyes peeled for a video of my flight coming soon to our Web site.

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