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Ocean 58 Super Sport Video

By | Posted February 2008

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Van Peteghem Lauriot Prevost's Noah

By | 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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Wayachts 46

By | Posted January 2008

Wayachts 46From the sky, she looks like a giant horseshoe. But with a purported top speed of 36 knots, Wayachts' Italian-built Wave 46 Quarantasei can gallop right along.Beginning...

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Lightweight Heavyweight

By | Posted January 2008

When most people think of Dutch yachtbuilding, they certainly think of high quality, but they also likely recall the names of some of the largest privately owned vessels in the...

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Share and Share Alike

By | Posted January 2008

A ship is said to be in proper trim when she floats in the water "on an even keel"—that is, neither down by the bow nor by the stern. A person is said to be "on an even keel...

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Kindred Spirits

By | Posted December 2007

At most yards the first step in building a yacht involves rolling out fiberglass mat or cutting huge sheets of metal. At Lazzara Yachts, however, it all starts with pasta.From...

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ISA 600

By | 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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Viking 82 Convertible

By | 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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After Petroleum, What?

By | Posted December 2007

Azimut's fuel cell genset derives energy from gasoline. Future versions will use diesel fuel taken from the boat's diesel fuel tanks.The days of gasoline and diesel are rapidly...

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The Horsepower Equation

By | Posted December 2007

"But I like the 1,300-hp motors," my friend Tom says emphatically while discussing his new 50-footer. "They give me a 33-knot cruise. The 1,050-hp ones will only keep me somewhere...

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Training Time

By | Posted December 2007

With the Dietz Model 1001 Powerboat Handling Trainer, inexperienced boaters can try their hand at docking before actually hitting the high seas.Henry G. Dietz, the inventor of the...

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Sharply Dressed

By | Posted December 2007

Marquis 40 SCWisconsin-based Marquis Yachts prides itself on its American-built boats with European style, and the 40 SC seems the epitome of what the company has set out to...

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