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Maritimo Aegean 55

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted October 2011

No WorriesMaritimo’s Aegean 55 succeeds by leveraging a proven formula and keeping things simple.Ever since it began building boats back in 2003, Maritimo’s been known for a laser-like focus on...

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Ferretti 720

By Alan Harper | Posted October 2011

New Direction     Ferretti aims for a wider audience by putting big-yacht features into its smallest “big” model.   Few yachting brands are as instantly recognizable,...

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Horizon E54

By | Posted October 2011

Horizon E54The latest flying-bridge cruiser from Horizon, the E54, couples speed with innovative technology while minimizing her carbon footprint. With a projected maximum speed of 39 mph, the E54...

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Riva 63 Virtus

By | Posted October 2011

Riva 63 VirtusThe 63 Virtus is the new flagship for Riva’s open line, a build-type steeped in glamorous history. In the past Riva owners have included movie stars and royalty, so it’s with some...

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Beneteau Barracuda 9

By Kevin Koenig | Posted October 2011

Beneteau Barracuda 9Beneteau, the giant French boatbuilder that is currently making a concerted push into American markets, is well regarded for its innovative building techniques and efficiency of...

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Henriques Yachts 42’ Maine Coaster Charter

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted September 2011

Henriques Yachts, reacting to customer feedback, realized that a serious fishing machine that is relatively inexpensive to operate, would do well in today’s boating market. So it recently launched...

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Marlow Yachts 61E MK2

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted September 2011

Marlow is currently overhauling its popular 61-series hull to create a long-range cruiser the company hopes will dominate its class. The MK2 features two large staterooms that will serve a cruising...

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Princess V72

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2011

    Exclusive: Princess V72   While Kate Middleton may own the spotlight for now, she will soon have to compete with another British Princess who may even surpass Her Highness in...

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Sarnico Yachts Spider 46

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2011

Exclusive: Sarnico Yachts Spider 46Sarnico Yachts is under new management: a team comprised of Marc-Udo Broich and James Michael Ryan, the men in charge of Maestro Yachts. The new collaboration,...

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Sessa C54

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2011

Beating The HeatThe Sessa C54 is an elegant and nimble boat that’ll keep you cool, literally and figuratively.The Miami heat is unbeatable in June. And I’m not talking about LeBron James and company...

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Blue Planet 32

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2011

Blue Planet 32By now it’s no secret—fossil fuels are a finite resource, and someday (possibly soon) the leisure marine industry may need to look to alternative energy sources to power its...

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Apreamare 64 Fly

By Kevin KoenigPhotos by Jim R... | Posted August 2011

Ticket to ParadiseThis Italian-made yacht is built for fun in the sun, and she plays the part well.I distinctly remember going to the zoo when I was a kid and seeing a cheetah in its cage. It had...

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Sessa Fly 45

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2011

Sessa Fly 45Sessa Marine’s Cristian Grande-designed Fly 45, which will splash September at the Cannes Boat Show, promises to optimize space onboard as few yachts of her size currently do. The...

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Ferretti 720

By | Posted July 2011

Ferretti 720Ferretti’s latest flying-bridge cruiser promises to be a popular choice among younger owners looking for a stylishly modern boat with remarkably nimble handling. The exterior is marked by...

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Sabre 48 Salon Express

By Kevin Koenig | Posted July 2011

Photo Courtesy of Sabre   Sabre 48 Salon Express   The best-laid plans of mice and men may often go awry, but it certainly seems they turned out all right for Sabre Yachts and its 48...

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Horizon E88

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted July 2011

Sophisticated LadyConventionally styled and propelled, the Horizon E88 is out there in terms of technology.I carry a pocket knife. Yeah, I usually carry an iPhone as well during my travels, and the...

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Vicem 78

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted July 2011

Turkish TravelerThis 78-footer combines a classic profile, a modern interior, and generous cruising range.I’ve seen and tested a fair number of cold-molded mahogany Vicems over the years, and almost...

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Azimut 72S

By Kevin Koenig | Posted June 2011

A Beauty And A BeastAzimut’s newest addition to its s collection is fast, chic, and suffice to say, she’s got a bit of an edge to her.In one of the more memorable lines from the Cockney crime film...

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Fairline Squadron 65

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted June 2011

A Little Flash for the FamilyLooking for performance and posh but need room for kids and grandkids? Fairline’s got it.A few months ago I tested the Fairline Targa 58 (see April PMY, “Pure Indulgence...

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Maritimo M53

By Kevin Koenig | Posted June 2011

Maritimo M53If the primary purpose of a yacht is to entertain, then the Maritimo M53 is a boat on a mission. At 57'8" she packs as much leisure-time punch as larger boats. Of particular note is her...

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Prestige Yachts 500 S

By Kevin Koenig | Posted June 2011

Prestige Yachts 500 S“Beauty without excess.” This was Prestige’s goal when designing its 500 S, a boat that is sure to impress with her clean lines, nimble performance, and efficient use of interior...

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Azimut 38

By Kevin Koenig | Posted May 2011

Azimut 38You never get a second chance to make a first impression.That’s why Azimut put so much time and care into developing the 38. The boat measures 39 feet and makes efficient use of that space,...

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Lazzara Breeze 76

By Kevin Koenig | Posted May 2011

Lazzara Breeze 76If your question is “which new luxury cruising yacht should I check out next time I’m in the market?” then the answer my friend, is blowin’ in the wind. The breeze to be exact—the...

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Island Pilot 535

By Capt. Bill PikePhotos by Jim R... | Posted May 2011

The Complete YachtThis boat’s standards list includes dynamic positioning and a Seakeeper gyro-stabilizer. There’s no denying the striking one-of-a-kind appearance of Island Pilot’s new 535. In fact...

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Fairline Targa 58 GT

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted April 2011

Pure IndulgenceEver wish you could forget about practicality? This boat will make you believe you not only can but should.I studiously avoid comparing boats and cars, feeling that in the size range...

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