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Power & Motoryacht Magazine
February 2004 issue • Click here for January 2004ISSUE ARCHIVE

COVER STORY
Talk of the Show
Exclusive: With playboy looks and impressive engineering, it’s no wonder Cantieri di Pisa’s Kaitos 76 has everyone talking. By Richard Thiel

Lead Line
Look Who’s Talking

FYI
What a Re-Reef, A Word With... Capt. Gloria Borrego, and more

Latest & Greatest
Deep Flight Submersibles’ Deep Flight Aviator, Inca Corporation’s TV lifts and swivels, and Data Respons’ STable pool table

Maintenance Q&A
Removing corrosion from battery terminals, maintaining an air compressor, and more

Electronics
Autopilots get a boost from a rocket scientist (for real!), plus Q&A, Furuno NavPilot 500 Series autopilot, Simrad AP25 Series autopilot, Marelux yacht controller, and Wesmar thruster controller

At Sea
It’s one thing to have high-tech nav gear. It’s another to turn it on.

SPECIAL MEGAYACHT SECTION
Something Wild By Alan Harper
If you think the Wallypower 118 looks wild, wait ‘til you get a load of her top speed.

Presidential Yacht By Richard Thiel
Exclusive: Benetti introduces a third series of semicustom composite motoryachts, and guess who owns the first one?

Peace of Mind By Kim Kavin
A charter aboard Oh Que Luna has our charter editor luxuriating in the leisurely pace of life among Greece’s Saronic Islands.

Problem Solver By Capt. Ken Kreisler
Whether you’re stepping up in size or scaling down, the Hatteras 80 could be your next boat.

Party Doll By Diane M. Byrne
The owner of one of the most successful charter yachts around returns to Trinity Yachts to build a 142-footer.

Jewel of the Adriatic By Alan Harper
Exclusive: The Custom Line 112 has the range to go places and the speed to get there fast.

The Next Big Thing By George L. Petrie
This mega-project, brainchild of a renowned nonmarine designer, may become the world’s largest yacht.

FEATURES
Tried and True By Capt. Bill Pike
The first Uniesse 66 Motoryacht to hit U.S. shores is a veteran bluewater cruiser.

Fast and Flashy By Richard Thiel
Want to stand out in a crowd? Then Pershing’s 76-foot silver bullet is for you.

Miss Manners By Capt. Bill Pike
Exclusive: Even challenging six-footers, Cheoy Lee’s 68 Sport Motoryacht handles herself with aplomb.

Good Show By Capt. Ken Kreisler
Sunseeker’s Predator 68 looks chic and puts on quite a performance, even in sloppy conditions.

The Good, the Bad, and the Not Too Smart By Elizabeth Ginns Britten
True tales of maritime mayhem that’ll make you think twice about leaving dry land.

Art of the Deal By Kim Kavin
How one savvy boater figured out that inviting clients aboard could lead to bigger deals—and bigger boats.

This article originally appeared in the February 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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