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Chelsea Clock

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2012

Voyager Collection Clocks and BarometersChelsea Clock plays to its strength with the new Voyager Collection. Each clock or barometer offers a classic look in forged brass with a...

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Miele

By Alyssa Haak | Posted January 2012

Washer-DryerMiele introduced its new Washer-Dryer combo at Newport and sold two off the floor. With an exclusive stain-removal wash cycle and steam functions, the compact...

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Strong Marine

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted January 2012

AutoCleatThe AutoCleat is the only cleat that goes totally flush at the push of a button‚ —in just two seconds. It not only provides a sleek, uncluttered look but lets you...

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Wavejet Propulsion

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2012

WavejetThe Wavejet line of surfboards, paddleboards, and more have battery-powered propulsion to help you paddle out more easily, catch bigger waves, and even take a break if you...

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Molori

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted January 2012

Body MaxThe Body Max is a multistation exercise machine‚ —complete with exertion-monitoring computer‚ —that unfolds a full workout from a cabinet that’s just 70...

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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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How to create a well-stocked cruise kit for your boat

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted April 2011

Planning a cruise this summer to someplace far, far away? Take along an old-fashioned (or new-fashioned) cruise kit. The odds and sods in my Lehman Coastal Cruise Kit are...

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Megayacht captains tell us what makes their job easier.

By Alyssa Haak | Posted February 2011

CMNCloud 9Capt. Colin Boyle, of the 196-foot Cloud 9, says the yacht’s skylounge area is the go-to area for guests (and sometimes crew) and helps him keep everyone onboard happy:...

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Twin-inboard boathandlers! Here’s how to improve your docking visibility.

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted November 2010

Look Ma, No Wires!There are two basic systems for maneuvering twin-engine vessels today. One’s conventional and somewhat old-fashioned—you simply use a couple of gear shifts to...

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Sept 2010 Gadgets Column

By Alyssa Haak | Posted September 2010

A Life at SeaHow To Prepare For

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Out of the Bottle

By Alyssa Haak | Posted August 2010

These sunscreens offer the UV protection of traditional lotions without the mess.I was born destined for sunburn. Even in the shade or on a cloudy day, I can burn, so I’m...

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Enviro-friendly products for your boat.

By Catherine Pearson | Posted April 2010

These days, it’s hip to be green. But just because a company slaps a label on something and deems it environmentally sound, doesn’t make it true. Fortunately for those of you who...

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Weather Warrior

By Catherine Pearson | Posted November 2009

It’s winter, which means that across America, boaters are facing wildly disparate weather conditions. If you’re a Rhode Islander, it might be 40 degrees and you’re wondering if...

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Trick Your Ride

Everyone dreams about buying that new boat. Historically, PMY readers have traded up every three years. But for a lot of us, that usual step up is going to have to be deferred for...

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