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Island Odyssey

PMY has had a different company boat every year since 1988—most christened Office Ours—and every year they get a little bigger and a little more luxurious. In 2005 we...

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State of the Art

By Mike Smith | Posted June 2007

At some point every skipper dreams of making a long offshore passage—maybe across an ocean, to paradisiacal tropical islands, or to the Arctic. But when dreams close in on...

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Tough Trip to Charleston

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted June 2007

Capt. Bill PikeThe view from Betty Jane's wheelhouse while we were southbound on the ICW on a showery day.Things got off to a mangy start. Right in the middle of breakfast, my...

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Displacement Speed

By Ben Ellison | Posted June 2007

Running a sporty planing boat at dead slow ahead for 23 hours nonstop?! I know it sounds plumb crazy, but I'm hoping that once you understand my strategies and the results, you'll...

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Green With Envy

Part of my high-school summers was spent working in a children's clothing store in my hometown near the south shore of Long Island, New York. I'd sit under the florescent lights...

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Errol Flynn Marina, Jamaica

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted February 2007

To say that the actor Errol Flynn had an eye for the ladies is like saying the artist Jackson Pollack had an appreciation for paint. While much has been made of Flynn's wicked,...

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Privileged Privacy

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted January 2007

If you have the means to enjoy a high-end yacht charter yet still haven’t experienced one, keep reading. Or if you have taken one yet have concluded that there’s nothing else that...

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Birthday Bash

By Capt. Richard ThielPhotos by Anna ... | Posted January 2007

It all began with an e-mail: “Come to Amsterdam and wish Rembrandt a Happy 400th birthday.” It seems Crown Blue Line (CBL) was promoting its charter boats in Holland. I’d no idea...

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Bitter (Sweet) End

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted January 2007

  Anyone who reads this magazine or visits our Web site knows that PMY employees work hard. Really hard. Our editorial staff of eight full-time editors—larger than any...

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Desirable Destination: British Columbia

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted December 2006

Sensational Sunlight | AugustObviously the ideal time to cruise the waters of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska is during the summer. The weather is mild, the days are long,...

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Desirable Destination: Costa Rica

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted November 2006

Springtime Retreat | AprilFor many boaters April is an okay month to be on the water. While there are some nice days, consistently great boating weather is in short supply...

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Desirable Destination: Monaco

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2006

The Magnificent Med | MayThink of Monaco, and if you’re of a certain generation, more than likely you recall the wedding of Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly. You may even remember...

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Desirable Destination: Massachusetts

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted November 2006

Timeless Beauty | JuneQuite honestly, I enjoy cruising just about anywhere in Massachusetts during the summer, which is one of the reasons I’ve been doing it my whole life. (I was...

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