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2007 Marine Engine Roundup

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted December 2006 | Add a Comment

Inspiration is a funny thing. At one time boatbuilders looked to on-road engine designs for the newest technologies. Then, as the popularity of boating exploded, they discovered powerplants designed...

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Sessa C52 Video

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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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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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Aicon 85

By Jeffrey Moser | Posted November 2006 | Add a Comment

In 2001 Aicon made a big splash with its debut model, a 56-foot, flying-bridge cruiser. Well-received at the 2001 Genoa boat show, the 56 was named “International Boat of the Year” at the...

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Propeller-less Propulsion

By George L. Petrie | 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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Sol Ambition

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

Illustration: Steve DavisThe Island Pilot's DSe's catamaran hulls are long and slender to produce minimum drag.When the first Island Pilot 395 was introduced two years ago, she defied established...

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Outer Reef 80 Raised Pilothouse

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

Outer Reef 80 Raised PilothouseSome people think “classic” and “stylish” are at opposite ends of the spectrum, i.e., traditional versus modern. However, some classics never go out of style, like two-...

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2006 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

By | Posted October 2006 | Add a Comment

Guests mingle at the Fairline cocktail party sponsored by Power...

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Earthrace Saga

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted September 2006 | Add a Comment

Earthrace is a B100-powered 78-foot trimaran with carbon fiber and Kevlar laminates and engine air intakes atop her “wings” to facilitate breathing in the wave-piercing mode. Below: Earthrace’s...

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Viking Custom Yachts Sanlorenzo 88

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

Viking Custom Yachts Sanlorenzo 88Some years ago, as a means of expanding and diversifying its product offerings, New Jersey-based Viking Yachts forged a strategic alliance with England’s Princess...

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A New Standard

By Kim Kavin | Posted September 2006 | Add a Comment

Photos by Shaw McCutcheonA few years ago, Tom Murphy was pretty sure he wanted absolutely nothing to do with Hargrave Custom Yachts. A few months ago, having spent two years working with Murphy,...

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