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Heesen 55-Meter

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

Not just the largest motoryacht to date for Heesen Yachts, this 55-meter (180-footer) is one of the most technologically advanced projects ever undertaken by the Dutch builder. Built entirely of...

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Burger Boat Company's Liberty

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

Like Tom Cruise in Top Gun, the "need for speed" was a high priority for the owners of a custom 101-foot motoryacht being built at Burger Boat Company. But other priorities included world-class fit...

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Shark Attack

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted September 2007 | Add a Comment

Riviera M470If Riviera's new M470 anchored near the hamlet of Amity, you can be sure a mob of frantic swimmers would soon be on the beach. With lines like Jaws, her aspect is aggressive—even...

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Island Pilot 435 Fast Trawler

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

Since its inception, the Island Pilot design team (which hired me as a consultant) has refused to be bound by conventional thinking. The design goals for the original Island Pilot 395 were simple:...

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Viking 60 Convertible

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

Viking 60 ConvertibleNever content to rest on its laurels, Viking Yachts is true to the company mantra: Build a better boat every day. Nowhere is this commitment more evident than in its latest...

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Grand Banks 41 Heritage EU

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

Grand Banks 41 Heritage EUThe 2005 retirement of the venerable 42 Heritage left a major void in the Grand Banks model line. The classic 42 was a tough act to follow, but with the introduction of the...

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Marquis Yachts 40 SC

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

Marquis Yachts 40 SCThere's no denying the popularity of express cruisers. But in a way, they are fair-weather friends. When conditions get nasty, everyone has to huddle under the hardtop or, worse,...

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The Big Red One

By Jeffrey Moser | Posted August 2007 | Add a Comment

Azimut 103SWith each subsequent model in Azimut's sexy, sleek S range, the talented design team of Carlo Galeazzi and Stefano Righini raises the bar. From the bambina, the 43S, to the

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

By Ben Ellison | Posted August 2007 | Add a Comment

I can so easily gush about the cabinetry and carpentry coming out of Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding, but truthfully no amount of gush suffices. While some of the photographs here reveal the razor-tight...

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Podcast: Clint Moore Interview

By | Posted August 2007 | Add a Comment

Volvo Penta is a name that's always in the news, and in this exclusive interview, PMY's Capt. Bill Pike gets the inside scoop on an impressive undertaking. Listen to what Clint Moore, president and...

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Megayacht Builder Directory 2007

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

Feadship's Utopia sits aglow during her refit at the yard's Makkum facility in Holland.It's among the most commonly asked questions when it comes to megayachts: "Where was she built?" Whether you're...

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Podcast: Henk De Vries Interview

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

In this inaugural podcast, Executive Editor Diane M. Byrne gets a world exclusive: details of a new concept yacht being developed by Feadship. Click to listen to her interview with Henk De Vries,...

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Moonen 97 Motoryacht

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

Illustration: Bruce AldersonMoonen 97 MotoryachtBuilding just three or four yachts each year, Moonen Shipyards exemplifies the best of the Dutch yacht-building ethic. It's one of a diminishing number...

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