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Lyman-Morse 94 Motoryacht

By George L. Petrie | Posted November 2006

Lyman-Morse 94 MotoryachtThe latest and largest project yet undertaken by this venerable Maine builder is a classy, 94-foot motoryacht that was designed in collaboration with the...

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Heesen 50-Meter Man of Steel

By George L. Petrie | Posted November 2006

Heesen 50-Meter Man of SteelLooking to up his own ante on indulgence afloat, the owner of the 38-meter (125-foot) Man of Steel has commissioned Heesen Yachts to build a 50-meter...

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Propeller-less Propulsion

By George L. Petrie | Posted November 2006

Ever since the paddlewheel gave way to the screw propeller, there has been little fundamental change in the way that ships and boats are propelled through the water. Over the last...

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Outer Reef 80 Raised Pilothouse

By George L. Petrie | Posted October 2006

Outer Reef 80 Raised PilothouseSome people think “classic” and “stylish” are at opposite ends of the spectrum, i.e., traditional versus modern. However, some classics never go out...

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Sol Ambition

By George L. Petrie | Posted October 2006

Illustration: Steve DavisThe Island Pilot's DSe's catamaran hulls are long and slender to produce minimum drag.When the first Island Pilot 395 was introduced two years ago, she...

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Horizon Yachts Vision 68

By George L. Petrie | Posted October 2006

Horizon Yachts Vision 68Although she’s one of the shorter offerings in Horizon’s line of Taiwanese-built motoryachts (which includes models ranging from 62 to more than 130 feet...

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Viking Custom Yachts Sanlorenzo 88

By George L. Petrie | Posted September 2006

Viking Custom Yachts Sanlorenzo 88Some years ago, as a means of expanding and diversifying its product offerings, New Jersey-based Viking Yachts forged a strategic alliance with...

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San Juan 40 Fly Bridge

By George L. Petrie | Posted September 2006

San Juan 40 Fly BridgeIt's abundantly clear that San Juan Yachts has found a look and a style to stay with. Each model, from the 30-foot Express to the 48-foot Fly Bridge, retains...

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Piece(s) de Resistance

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted September 2006

Who among us isn’t keenly interested in acquiring something new or different? When it comes to the amenities aboard your yacht, this can translate to something as simple as taking...

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Earthrace Saga

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted September 2006

Earthrace is a B100-powered 78-foot trimaran with carbon fiber and Kevlar laminates and engine air intakes atop her “wings” to facilitate breathing in the wave-piercing mode....

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A New Standard

By Kim Kavin | Posted September 2006

Photos by Shaw McCutcheonA few years ago, Tom Murphy was pretty sure he wanted absolutely nothing to do with Hargrave Custom Yachts. A few months ago, having spent two years...

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Some Like It Hot

By Mike Smith | Posted August 2006

Using a heat gun, Mark Ashton warms the surface of the boat before photographing it with his IR camera.To many surveyors and their clients, the moisture meter is the ne plus ultra...

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Dismissing Disability

By Katherine Bellows | Posted August 2006

Despite his disability, Capt. Jim has no trouble getting on and off his boat, thanks to this gangplank with ropes and struts.You're at the broker's sales dock, looking at a...

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