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Viking Sanlorenzo SD92

By George L. Petrie | Posted March 2007 | Add a Comment

Viking Sanlorenzo SD92It was just last year that the Sanlorenzo 88 debuted, the first in a line of custom yachts offered through an alliance between New Jersey-based Viking Yachts and Sanlorenzo,...

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Calyber Boatworks 35 Express

By George L. Petrie | Posted March 2007 | Add a Comment

Illustration: Bruce AldersonCalyber Boatworks 35 ExpressThe biggest news about this petite sportfisherman is not her size, layout, or design, but rather her propulsion system. She’s one of the first...

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Hampton Endurance 700

By George L. Petrie | Posted February 2007 | Add a Comment

Hampton Endurance 700Taking Hampton Yachts in a new direction, the Endurance 700 is a bit of a hybrid, combining the virtues of a full-displacement passagemaker and a semidisplacement motoryacht....

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Sea Force IX 91.5

By George L. Petrie | Posted February 2007 | Add a Comment

Sea Force IX 91.5In just three years, Sea Force IX has made its mark in high-end sportfishing yachts. Its first model, the 81.5, clearly met the company's seemingly lofty goals of achieving...

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Warren S120 Sport Yacht

By George L. Petrie | Posted January 2007 | Add a Comment

Illustration: Bruce AldersonWarren S120 Sport YachtTaking the notion of an open sport yacht to new lengths, Brisbane, Australia's Warren Yachts has begun construction of a new flagship in its Sport...

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Pack 'n Play

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted January 2007 | Add a Comment

Surprised to see a Portuguese bridge on a 78-foot yacht? You can opt for an open flying bridge instead, if you wish.They took my toothpaste!I was passing through the security checkpoint at Newark...

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Queenship Passagemaker 60

By George L. Petrie | Posted January 2007 | Add a Comment

Queenship Passagemaker 60A growing segment of the cruising market yearns for a safe, reliable, efficient yacht that's comfortable to live aboard, capable of ocean crossings, and manageable for a...

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Global Yacht Globalarrow 68

By George L. Petrie | Posted December 2006 | Add a Comment

Global Yacht Globalarrow 68Although the name Global Yacht Builders is new, the company's executives and managers are industry veterans who have combined their talents to launch this venture. Located...

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Posillipo Technema 120

By George L. Petrie | Posted December 2006 | Add a Comment

Illustration: Bruce AldersonPosillipo Technema 120A few years ago Gianfranco Rizzardi rescued the troubled Posillipo brand, jump-starting it with a new Technema 105-footer that, as the story goes,...

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Lyman-Morse 94 Motoryacht

By George L. Petrie | Posted November 2006 | Add a Comment

Lyman-Morse 94 MotoryachtThe latest and largest project yet undertaken by this venerable Maine builder is a classy, 94-foot motoryacht that was designed in collaboration with the C. Raymond Hunt...

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Heesen 50-Meter Man of Steel

By George L. Petrie | Posted November 2006 | Add a Comment

Heesen 50-Meter Man of SteelLooking to up his own ante on indulgence afloat, the owner of the 38-meter (125-foot) Man of Steel has commissioned Heesen Yachts to build a 50-meter successor, scheduled...

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Propeller-less Propulsion

By George L. Petrieillustrations b... | Posted November 2006 | Add a Comment

Ever since the paddlewheel gave way to the screw propeller, there has been little fundamental change in the way that ships and boats are propelled through the water. Over the last century or so,...

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Horizon Yachts Vision 68

By George L. Petrie | Posted October 2006 | Add a Comment

Horizon Yachts Vision 68Although she’s one of the shorter offerings in Horizon’s line of Taiwanese-built motoryachts (which includes models ranging from 62 to more than 130 feet), the new 68 delivers...

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