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Voith

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted January 2012

This thruster is powered by magnets that surround its tunnel, so there is no gear box in the hub to restrict water flow and no large motor above (inside the hull) taking up space...

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2011 New Gear

By | Posted January 2012

PMY scoured the fall boat shows to bring you the smartest new products.

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Warning Bells

By Alyssa Haak | Posted December 2011

That ringing you’re hearing isn’t just in your ears.Photo courtesy of FireboyFireboyFire SuppressionHaving a smoke detector on your boat does more than let you know when dinner is...

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Grundn’s Gage Jacket

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted December 2011

Photo by B.J. VickersGrundns Weather Watch Rain GearThis lightweight foul-weather jacket will stay dry inside and out, and it’s easily packable.I’ve been into salty-looking foul-...

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Staying fit onboard

By Alyssa Haak | Posted November 2011

Get beach-ready while onboard.Alfa NeroPower PlateThough exercising during a relaxing megayacht charter may not be the first thing on your agenda, you may find all those multi-...

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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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PFDs for everyone

By Alyssa Haak | Posted June 2011

Prepare for the worst with the best in PFDs.Photo by Craig W. DaleM.I.T. 22Mustang SurvivalMustang Survival has been producing personal flotation devices—or as its tagline says “...

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Catch Some Z’s on the High Seas

By Alyssa Haak | Posted May 2011

When the motion of the ocean isn’t enough, these can help get you to sleep. Safe Bed. If you often have young guests onboard or charter your boat, your onboard mattresses...

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Do-It-Yourself Monkey Fist Doorstop

By Alyssa Haak | Posted April 2011

Do-It-Yourself Monkey Fist Doorstop. Supplies Needed: 12 feet of line, rocks, and (optional) string to practice the knot. The monkey fist was originally designed to give weight to...

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Otter Box iPhone 4 Case

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted April 2011

Otter Box iPhone 4 CaseThe best protection for a boater’s iPhone?Word arrived by e-mail—everybody at PMY was getting a new iPhone 4, the latest smartphone from Apple. Because I’m...

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