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Icon Yachts 62-Meter Custom Yacht

By George L. Petrie | Posted April 2008

Although the distinction between custom and semicustom can sometimes be blurred, it's often taken to be the following: A custom yacht is designed from the keel up, inside and out...

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Riva 92 Duchessa Fly

By George L. Petrie | Posted April 2008

As an encore to the 2005 debut of its 115-foot flagship, Athena, the Italian builder Riva introduces its newest offering, the 92-foot Duchessa Fly. Filling a gap between Athena...

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Cheoy Lee Serenity Series 68

By George L. Petrie | Posted April 2008

Even in this era of globalization, few projects can rival the Serenity Series for geographic diversity. Cheoy Lee Shipyards will build the 68, the first model in the series, at...

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Outer Reef 63

By George L. Petrie | Posted April 2008

Adapting to a marketplace that is becoming ever more sensitive to fuel economy, efficiency, and carbon footprint, Outer Reef Yachts is now offering smaller engine options...

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Our Big Build

By Adam LaRosa | Posted March 2008

Rebel, a sistership to Canyon Runner. After the crew sea trialed her in eight-footers, running her at 30 knots, it was convinced this hull would be the right offshore platform.For...

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Shannon Tender 32

By George L. Petrie | Posted March 2008

Recognizing that many megayacht owners may wish to have a tender as distinctive as their motoryacht, Shannon Yachts has introduced the Shannon Tender 32. Considering her classical...

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Hatteras 56 Motor Yacht

By George L. Petrie | Posted March 2008

The fact that the Hatteras 56 is touted by the builder as an "entry-level product...priced at under $2 million" seems rather startling. But that shouldn't suggest she's wanting...

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Van Peteghem Lauriot Prevost's Noah

By George L. Petrie | Posted January 2008

The problem with catamarans is that they all look like, uh, catamarans. But French design firm Van Peteghem Lauriot Prévost puts a twist on the concept, creating a stylish...

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Viking 82 Convertible

By George L. Petrie | Posted December 2007

Sometimes bigger is better. A case in point is Viking Yachts' 82 Convertible, eight feet longer and about two feet beamier than the builder's current flagship 74 Convertible. Don'...

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ISA 600

By George L. Petrie | Posted December 2007

Even if you didn't know that the new ISA 600 is an Italian design, you likely would have guessed it. Nearly 200 feet in length and with five decks from her keel to her flying...

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Krogen 55 Expedition Trawler Yacht

By George L. Petrie | Posted November 2007

Updated styling and a gracefully raked bow are two of the more evident features of the Krogen 55-foot Expedition, but they're just icing on the cake. Leveraging 30 years'...

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Monte Fino 76 Custom Motoryacht

By George L. Petrie | Posted November 2007

Most builders update styling periodically to keep models looking fresh. But the revitalized Monte Fino has taken the makeover to a new level. The handsome but somewhat staid look...

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Outer Reef Reefrunner 70

By George L. Petrie | Posted October 2007

Known for traditional pilothouse motoryachts, Ocean Reef Yachts has gone sleek and sexy with the Reefrunner 70, a Downeast-style cruiser expected to have a top speed around 40...

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