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Sterns Children's PFD

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted September 2006

If you want something a little less heavy-duty, consider one of these two models, which I found to also be completely comfortable. The $75 Manual Belt Pack PFD, part of West...

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Mustang Survival PFD

By | Posted September 2006

Let's start with the automatic-inflating PFD. The one from Mustang Survival, approved for commercial use, is top-notch. We tested it in the Hudson River and can confirm that it is...

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Sospenders 38 Series Lifejacket

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted September 2006

If $199 is out of your PFD price range, consider the slightly less-expensive Sospenders World Class 38 Sentinel Series jacket ($150); it has most of the same features as the...

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Wondrous Wenger: Aquagraph 1,000 Meter Diver

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted July 2006

Looking for a high-performance Swiss watch that's stylish and rugged but don't want to dip into the kids' college fund to pay for it? Then one of these from the maker of the famed...

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Tantalizing TAG

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted July 2006

If you're in the market for a high-performance marine watch, you simply cannot ignore the Aquaracer Calibre S from the Swiss company TAG Heuer. Designed with yacht racing in mind...

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Rockin' Rolex

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted July 2006

Rolex, a sponsor of several offshore sailboat races and regattas and arguably la crme de la crme of high-end watches, has recently released three sporty but elegant beauties. The...

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Latest & Greatest: August 2005

By | Posted August 2005

It’s no secret that swordfish, certain tuna, and many offshore groundfish are in far shorter supply

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Latest & Greatest: July 2005

By | Posted July 2005

Dining out is an essential element of any passagemaking journey or extended cruise. But on occasion you

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Latest & Greatest: June 2005

By | Posted May 2005

“Fifty percent of the people are honest, 25 percent are dishonest…The remaining 25 percent

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Latest & Greatest: May 2005

By | Posted April 2005

Wanna add a personal touch to distinguish your yacht? Or perhaps you want to make your guests feel extra

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Latest & Greatest: April 2005

By | Posted March 2005

As I write this, senior editor Capt. Patrick Sciacca is standing behind me, explaining

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Latest & Greatest: March 2005

By | Posted February 2005

Stay Cool Fishing is fun, but sitting under the blazing sun waiting for a bite or

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Latest & Greatest: February 2005

By | Posted January 2005

Boatbuilders are always trying to make yachts sleeker and more luxurious, and while the

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