Boats

The New Way To Own

By Catherine Pearson | Posted January 2009 | Add a Comment

There are few who would argue that the megayacht industry isn't rife with innovation, particularly when it comes to construction and design. There are, after all, vessels on the water today sporting...

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More-Hogany Please?

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

Photography by VicemAt last year's Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Vicem, the Turkish builder of cold-molded mahogany boats, presented its new 52-foot Classic Express. (The cold-molding...

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The Way Forward: Steyr Motors

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted December 2008 | Add a Comment

Photos courtesy of Capt. Bill PikeA Steyr Motors Hybrid—its footprint is only 3.53" longer than a conventional engine's.The idea behind the Steyr Motors Hybrid is as elegant as it is simple: tap a...

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The Quiet Alternative

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted December 2008 | Add a Comment

Photos courtesy of Glacier BayGlacier Bay's electric motor, the keystone of its full propulsion system, is on the cutting edge of diesel-electric pleasure boating.There's a dilemma that prevents...

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The Green Scene

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted December 2008 | Add a Comment

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Viking Sport Cruisers V78

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted December 2008 | Add a Comment

The partnership of New Jersey-based Viking Yachts with England's Princess Yachts has produced yet another express cruiser on the drafting board. The project, which is meant to fill the gap between...

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To Affinity and Beyond

By Jeffrey O'Neil | Posted December 2008 | Add a Comment

Photo by Forest JohnsonAffinity 90The Affinity 90 should definitely turn heads when she pulls into port. Part yacht, part sportfisherman, she's not only fast and comfortable, she reportedly eats...

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Ease of Use

By | Posted December 2008 | Add a Comment

Megayachts Carver 44The first thing you'll notice when you examine the photo of the new 44 Sojourn is that she's tall: 16'7'' feet from the waterline to the top of her aluminum radar arch, to be...

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Jarrett Bay 77

By | Posted November 2008 | Add a Comment

The new Jarrett Bay 77 will be a force to be reckoned with. Packing 2,400-hp MTUs, she's predicted to reach a top speed of 42 knots or nearly 50 mph, downright impressive for a 77-footer that tips...

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Hunt 52 Express

By | Posted November 2008 | Add a Comment

While C. Raymond Hunt Associates has developed projects of up to 100 feet and more, the Hunt 52 will be the largest yacht under the Hunt Yachts brand. Half again as long as the current flagship...

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Cleaner and Greener

By B.J. Vickers | Posted November 2008 | Add a Comment

I consider myself an evolving environmentalist, although my wife has to occasionally remind me to recycle cardboard cereal boxes and defunct newspapers, and my nostalgia for old-fashioned boatyard...

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White House on the Water

By Catherine Pearson | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

Sequoia was made the official presidential yacht in the 1930’s by President HooverOn November 4, we head to the polls with a most important aim: to elect the 44th President of the United States. And...

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Cut Loose

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

Nordhavn 86If you’re considering a ‘round-the-world cruise, Nordhavn’s new 87'1/4-foot trawler might be just the ticket. The builder says that she should have a 4,000-NM range at 10.5 knots with the...

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