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Pack 'n Play

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

Surprised to see a Portuguese bridge on a 78-foot yacht? You can opt for an open flying bridge instead, if you wish.They took my toothpaste!I was passing through the security checkpoint at Newark...

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Posillipo Technema 120

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

Illustration: Bruce AldersonPosillipo Technema 120A few years ago Gianfranco Rizzardi rescued the troubled Posillipo brand, jump-starting it with a new Technema 105-footer that, as the story goes,...

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Global Yacht Globalarrow 68

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

Global Yacht Globalarrow 68Although the name Global Yacht Builders is new, the company's executives and managers are industry veterans who have combined their talents to launch this venture. Located...

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The Perfect Couple

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

Steve KarpRising fuel costs are of serious concern. And even though fuel prices are dropping at the time of this writing, they may be on the rise again by the time these words are read. Even if that'...

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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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