Boats

Success in Reverse

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted April 2009 | Add a Comment

Many of G...

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Boston Whaler 370 Outrage

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted April 2009 | Add a Comment

At just over 37 feet, the 370 Outrage is the largest boat Boston Whaler has built in its more than 50-year history. The patented Unibond construction method has been a feature of all of its boats,...

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Double Down

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted April 2009 | Add a Comment

A megayacht fisherman with a reported high-40-knot speed.Would you like a tower station that’s accessed from a retractable internal ladder? Maybe radar arrays and antennas stealthily built into...

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An Owner's Options

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted March 2009 | Add a Comment

Entering a line that includes a 36-, 44-, and 47-footer, the new 63-foot Riviera 5800 Sport Yacht was designed to provide not only more luxury but also more layout options. Owners will be able to...

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Supplier of the Decade

By Brad Dunn | Posted March 2009 | Add a Comment

Hargrave Custom Yachts has given its Supplier of the Decade award to Caterpillar. Michael Joyce (far right), chairman of the Fort Lauderdale-based yachtbuilder, said Cat has received a 100-percent...

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New Advisor

By Brad Dunn | Posted March 2009 | Add a Comment

Synchrony, a megayacht joint-ownership program based in Fort Lauderdale, has appointed Bob Saxon to its advisory board. Saxon, a 30-year veteran in megayacht management and founder of the...

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Star-studded Boats

By Brad Dunn | Posted March 2009 | Add a Comment

Illustration by Richard ClarkA beautifully maintained 1950 Chris-Craft Sportsman would turn the head of any classic-boat enthusiast. But what would make such a vessel even more desirable? How about...

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Horizon Bandido 148

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted February 2009 | Add a Comment

When you’re packing a six-figure Leisure Craft Classic 700 runabout in your yacht’s tender garage, you know you’ve got something special. That’s exactly what Juan Carlos “J.C.” Espinosa intended when...

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Rebirth of a Classic

By Jeffrey O'Neil | Posted February 2009 | Add a Comment

Photography by BertramSome say don’t mess with a classic, but the folks at Bertram beg to differ. The Miami-based builder of the new 540 convertible has reinvented the classic 54 it launched in 1981...

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A Boat is Born, Part IV

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted February 2009 | Add a Comment

Makaira’s hull is being constructed via infusion. Resin, under a vacuum, is drawn through feed lines. This process results in a lightweight, yet sturdy hull. Note the red resin being drawn up the...

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The Richmond Way

By Catherine Pearson | Posted January 2009 | Add a Comment

Richmond Yachts' Richmond LadyA lot of megayachts have a lot to offer in the way of flourishes. A glass elevator on this one, towering gold columns on the next. And while sumptuous trimmings can...

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Seaside Retreat

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted January 2009 | Add a Comment

Photo Courtesy of SanlorenzoFiftieth anniversaries are among the most highly celebrated occasions, and no wonder. In marriage, spending 50 years with one person says a lot about commitment, loyalty,...

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The Hidden Tradition

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted January 2009 | Add a Comment

Although the builder True North has only been around since 1999, its parent company, Pearson Composites, has a heritage that stretches back 48 years. (Sailing enthusiasts will recognize it as the...

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