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Wider 42

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2011

In times of economic strife, most people shy away from evolutionary business concepts, instead preferring to hunker down and ride out the storm with older, more comfortable ideas...

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Riviera 43 Open Flybridge video

By | Posted November 2010

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Mega Shift

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted August 2010

Princess and Viking Sport Cruisers launch a superyacht series and do some re-badging.Not quite 15 years ago, I sea-trialed the first Viking Sport Cruiser to hit the States, a...

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Sabre 52 Salon Express

By Pete McDonald | Posted August 2010

In 2007 Sabre Yachts launched a 52-foot Salon Express as the flagship of its motor-yacht fleet. She fit right in with her Downeast family in terms of both style and, with twin...

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Spencer 70

By Pete McDonald | Posted June 2010

Triple ThreatVolvo Penta and Spencer Yachts reunite to build another breakthrough IPS boat, and this time it’s a 70-footer.At Spencer, high-tech boats are built in much the same...

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Horizon Vision 74

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted November 2009

A greener, long-range cruiser that is available turnkey.A lot of new boats will have debuted at this year's Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show by the time this issue hits...

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Maritimo 73 Motoryacht

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted October 2009

Biggest Yet: This Australian builder set out to create a boat that would showcase its plans for the future. Did it succeed? The launch of a new flagship is always a telling moment...

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Outer Reef 86 Yachtfish

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted October 2009

A - A 6-kW Furuno radar with a four-foot array displays on 10-inch monitors in both the pilot≠house and flying bridge. B - You can launch the Novurania 430?DL using the 2000-...

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Warwick 55-meter Motoryacht

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted August 2009

You expect to see innovation all over a new boat, but in the placement of the deck furniture? Well, even standard features such as this got a rethink on this 55-meter (180-foot)...

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Sessa C43

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted August 2009

Sometimes looks aren’t deceiving. This boat really is fast.Italian builders are well known for their stylish exterior lines and opulent interiors, but because of that people...

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Whistler

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted July 2009

Photo by Billy BlackA fast, coastal Maine-built cruiser with exquisite detailing.Dubbed Whistler, Lyman-Morse’s newest custom build slipped into the St. Georges River in Thomaston...

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Ted Hood Coastal Explorer 52

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted June 2009

Designing boats for more than 50 years has given Ted Hood a pretty good perspective on what pleases owners. And one of the things he says makes them really happy is discovering...

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Cabo Yachts 52 Flybridge

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted June 2009

Laid up in the desert, this boat is built for serious ocean travels.The new Cabo Yachts 52 Flybridge (FB) and last year’s Cabo 52 Express may share the same Divinycell-cored hull...

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