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Boat Tests

Mangusta 105

By Alan Harper | Posted February 2012

Few boatbuilders put together a big boat with big-time performance quite like Overmarine. The Mangusta 105 matches a pair of 2,400-hp MTU diesels to water jets to offer impressive...

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Beneteau Flyer GT 38

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted February 2012

Warp Factors: The Beneteau Flyer Gran Turismo 38 may transport you futher than you think. Boat test of the Beneteau Flyer Gran Turismo 38.

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45 Mares Catamaran

By | Posted December 2011

Mares has long been known for its boats’ admirable sea-keeping ability, a trait which is due no doubt in part to the rough waters surrounding New Zealand, which helped to inspire...

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Intrepid 475 Sport Yacht

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2011

The Intrepid 475 Sport Yacht is completely customizable and runs like an Olympic bobsled. I blame my father. He writes with his left hand, and I learned handwriting from watching...

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Delta Marine 66-Meter

By Alyssa Haak | Posted November 2011

    Delta Marine 66-Meter   Delta Marine, the Seattle, Washington-based builder of megayachts, recently began construction on a 66-meter (215-foot) build. The...

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Absolute 52

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted October 2010

Absolute is turning heads in Europe. Can it do the same in America? If you’re a boatbuilder who’s bent on competing in the United States, you better have two things: a...

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The Richmond Way

By Catherine PearsonJohn Rowe | Posted January 2009

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...

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Extend the Ends

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted July 2008

Altima 61 PilothouseThe Altima 61 Pilothouse is a scaled-up version of the builder's 56 Pilothouse. But the addition of 5'1" did not necessitate a significant increase in either...

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Northern Marine 64 RPH

By George L. Petrie | Posted June 2008

Long established as a builder of motoryachts and expedition vessels, Northern Marine has introduced its latest long-range cruiser, a 64-foot raised-pilothouse trawler. Her systems...

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Cruising Decorum

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted June 2008

Global Arrow 68 ExpressThe Global Arrow 68 Express is the newest offering from Taiwan-based Global Yacht. The low-sheer, rakish design, courtesy of C. Raymond Hunt Associates,...

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More Mariner

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted June 2008

If you were to compare Hull No. 1 of the Pacific Mariner 85, which we tested in our February 2005 issue ("Dream Machine"), and Hull No. 12, which I tested earlier this year, you'd...

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Star Power

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted April 2008

About a decade ago, 43 meters (141 feet) was considered big for a megayacht. I remember interviewing a leading stylist and interior designer back then, and he was shaking his head...

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Star Power Page 2

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted April 2008

About a decade ago, 43 meters (141 feet) was considered big for a megayacht. I remember interviewing a leading stylist and interior designer back then, and he was shaking his head...

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