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The broad spectrum of hull paint

By Alyssa Haak | Posted October 2011

INTERLUXWhitesPhoto by Craig W, DaleNo matter how many color options there are to paint your boat, white still reigns supreme as the most popular one, according to paint...

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How to have a well-stocked bar on your boat

By Alyssa Haak | Posted September 2011

Make friends on the docks by having the best-stocked bar.Breuckelen DistillingLocally Distilled GinLocal distilleries are popping up across the country and are turning out high-...

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Touch and Go

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted August 2011

KEP Dual TouchKEP Marine recently introduced a line of dual-touch glass-bridge displays. KEPM GB Dual Touch Glass Bridge displays provide touchscreen functionality similar to that...

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How to relax in megayacht style

By Alyssa Haak | Posted August 2011

Sitting Pretty Aboard MegayachtsLady LaraFendi CasaPhoto Courtesy of Fendi CasaBenetti’s 59-meter (193-foot) Lady Lara was the first yacht with an interior completely...

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Megayacht captains tell us what makes their job easier.

By Alyssa Haak | Posted February 2011

CMNCloud 9Capt. Colin Boyle, of the 196-foot Cloud 9, says the yacht’s skylounge area is the go-to area for guests (and sometimes crew) and helps him keep everyone onboard happy:...

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Twin-inboard boathandlers! Here’s how to improve your docking visibility.

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted November 2010

Look Ma, No Wires!There are two basic systems for maneuvering twin-engine vessels today. One’s conventional and somewhat old-fashioned—you simply use a couple of gear shifts to...

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Enviro-friendly products for your boat.

By Catherine Pearson | Posted April 2010

These days, it’s hip to be green. But just because a company slaps a label on something and deems it environmentally sound, doesn’t make it true. Fortunately for those of you who...

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Trick Your Ride

Everyone dreams about buying that new boat. Historically, PMY readers have traded up every three years. But for a lot of us, that usual step up is going to have to be deferred for...

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Dialing In

By Tim Bartlett | Posted August 2009

Modern radars like this Raymarine C120 may hide their manual set-up controls behind menus and soft keys, but they are still worth looking for.If I ever happen to get the chance to...

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Flexiteek

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted July 2009

My general feeling is that fake decking is the nautical equivalent of vinyl siding: a low-cost substitute that weathers well but will never be the aesthetic equivalent of the...

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Upgrade Season

By Catherine Pearson | Posted May 2009

Summer is upon us, which means it’s finally time to get your boat ready to hit the water. (Hey, we can’t all live in Florida.) And while a full-scale refit might not be in the...

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Custom Expressions

By Catherine Pearson | Posted April 2009

There’s no denying that boaters are a passionate lot. You take great pride in your own-the-water lifestyle and there are few things you love as much as your vessel. Well good news...

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Immersion Suit and Other Things We Like

By Brad Dunn | Posted March 2009

There are a number of situations you never want to be in at sea. The most severe involve survival suits, those reddish-orange neoprene numbers colloquially referred to as gumby...

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