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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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Ease of Use

By | Posted December 2008

Megayachts Carver 44The first thing you'll notice when you examine the photo of the new 44 Sojourn is that she's tall: 16'7'' feet from the waterline to the top of her aluminum...

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Cut Loose

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted October 2008

Nordhavn 86If you’re considering a ‘round-the-world cruise, Nordhavn’s new 87'1/4-foot trawler might be just the ticket. The builder says that she should have a 4,000-NM range at...

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White House on the Water

By Catherine Pearson | Posted October 2008

Sequoia was made the official presidential yacht in the 1930’s by President HooverOn November 4, we head to the polls with a most important aim: to elect the 44th President of the...

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Creature-Catching Comforts

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted August 2008

Viking YachtsViking 50 ConvertibleThere are few things that say comfort like a Sunbrella-covered cockpit mezzanine. But that's far from the only fine amenity aboard Viking's new...

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The Return of the Motorsailer?

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted June 2008

For a long time there has been a stigma attached to motorsailers: They're neither good motoryachts nor good sailboats. But in a world where "going green" has become a chief...

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