Keyboard Warriors

By | Posted August 2017

Michael Peters laments boating’s shady little corner of the internet.

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When Does a Megayacht Mean Something More?

By | Posted June 2017

Tycoons around the world are different from the rest of us. They sometimes have to worry about the optics: the way things look. Here’s one story that presents just such a problem...

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How pure can yacht design be?

By | Posted June 2017

Our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters sure was ready to take down Philippe Starck's designs. Then he saw something in them. See what happened next here.

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Sonny Levi: Master of the Hull Form

By | Posted May 2017

The best boat designer you never heard of... If you don’t know the name of Sonny Levi, you’re missing out on a very important part of the history of powerboat design. Sightlines...

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Planning for Doomsday with an Escape by Boat

By | Posted May 2017

Don’t think too much about what’s going on in the world. Or you may just decide to build a boat to get away. Our columnist Mike Peters knows about Doomsday plans of...

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Man’s best friend goes boating

By | Posted April 2017

You love your dog. And you love your boat. Michael Peters, our Sightlines columnist, recommends you put them together, and when you read why, you'll have to agree. See what he has...

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Lusting after boats on the Internet

By | Posted March 2017

Our Sightlines columnist, boat designer Michael Peters, is not above the occasional perusal of the Internet. Will the result be delight or disappointment? He explains here.

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Learning the boat business from the legendary Don Aronow

By | Posted February 2017

When our Sightlines columnist, boat designer Mike Peters, was just getting started he had the opportunity to work with boat-racing hero Don Aronow. Though it didn’t seem so at the...

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Fishing in a Marine Protected Area

By | Posted January 2017

A Protest Song for These Times. When our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters runs afoul of the law, you can bet disobedience will follow. How civil it is, well … that’s another...

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The Lure of Boats that are Out of Your League

By | Posted October 2016

Designer Mike Peters looks at why it’s hard to resist dreaming about boats that are out of your league.

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The Physics of Boat Design

By | Posted September 2016

NDAs? CEOs? When it comes to designing a boat, some people still have much to learn.

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Singing the Praises of an Inflatable Fleet

By | Posted August 2016

Who knew that today’s inflatable boats and water toys were on the forefront of boatbuilding technology? Our columnist sings the praises of an inflatable fleet.

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Buying Real Estate for Your Boat

By | Posted July 2016

When you think about your next boat, you should probably think about the big picture before you get too crazy. Like, where are you going to tie up your new boat? Sightlines...

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