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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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Marlow 70E

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted June 2009

A passagemaker that's efficient and environmentally conscious.The first time I went aboard the Marlow Explorer 70E Mark II, she was tied up next to the Rod and Reel Club on Miami’...

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Top of the Charts

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted May 2009

An extravagant interior makes this an exceptional charter yacht.When a yacht is intended to join the crowded South Florida charter circuit, she has to stand out. In order to make...

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Success in Reverse

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted April 2009

Many of G...

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Boston Whaler 370 Outrage

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted April 2009

At just over 37 feet, the 370 Outrage is the largest boat Boston Whaler has built in its more than 50-year history. The patented Unibond construction method has been a feature of...

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Double Down

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted April 2009

A megayacht fisherman with a reported high-40-knot speed.Would you like a tower station that’s accessed from a retractable internal ladder? Maybe radar arrays and antennas...

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Rebirth of a Classic

By Jeffrey O'Neil | Posted February 2009

Photography by BertramSome say don’t mess with a classic, but the folks at Bertram beg to differ. The Miami-based builder of the new 540 convertible has reinvented the classic 54...

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Seaside Retreat

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted January 2009

Photo Courtesy of SanlorenzoFiftieth anniversaries are among the most highly celebrated occasions, and no wonder. In marriage, spending 50 years with one person says a lot about...

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