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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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Rough Road, Smooth Ride

By Alan Harper | Posted April 2008

My notebook was almost full. Cannes does that. Not being in films, I hardly ever visit the town except at boat-show time, in September. In the last few years, the show has gotten...

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Fast Food

By George L. Petrie | Posted April 2008

Mystic SL 700It was an unlikely scene. The owner and his wife, both in their 70s, sat hunkered down in the U-shape settee forward of the centerline helm station in their custom-...

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Ocean 58 Super Sport Video

By | Posted February 2008

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The River Rats of Ramadi

By John Cantlie | Posted September 2007

For coalition forces Ramadi is the most dangerous city in Iraq. The capital of sprawling Al Anbar province in western Iraq, the city lies 65 miles west of Baghdad. Ramadi is the...

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Utopia Video

By | Posted July 2007

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Earthrace Tragedy

By | Posted June 2007

[Editor's note: A little more than a week after the 78-foot trimaran Earthrace began her quest to break the elapsed record for circumnavigating the globe in a powerboat, the...

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