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Boat Tests

By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted January 2003

In the waning hours of a mid-November day, several piers of Fort Lauderdale's Las Olas City Marina are all abuzz in preparation for a fishing tournament that will begin the next...

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By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted January 2003

It was a cold, mid-November, I-should-have-stayed-in-bed morning when my plane took off from New York's Kennedy airport amid mist and fog. I was on my way to Fort Lauderdale to do...

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By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted January 2003

It was a perfect day in Ft. Meyers. The sun was shining, a faint breeze wafted across the marina behind the Chart House Restaurant, and the Silverton 35 Motor Yacht was tied...

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By Capt. Patrick S...Photos by Jim R... | Posted January 2003

How do you get a 50,000-pound, Jersey-built, 48-foot convertible clean out of the water? The easy way would be with a TraveLift. But as far as I’m concerned, the real answer is to...

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By George L. Petrie | Posted January 2003

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Magnum 80 from Magnum Marine.

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By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted December 2002

I like the way the English do things. Their speech, mannerisms, and courteous ways, especially with their nautical customs steeped in history as they are, are all done with just...

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By George L. Petrie | Posted December 2002

For most owners, yachting is a source of relaxation, a getaway from stress and a time to enjoy the company of family and friends. So the very act of owning and operating a yacht...

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By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted December 2002

"You can cut right in there, Ken. There's plenty of water just off the bank," says Peter Fredrickson, Viking's director of marketing, as we navigate the upper regions of the...

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