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Power & Motoryacht Magazine
November 2005 issue • Click here for October 2005ISSUE ARCHIVE

COVER STORY
America’s 100 Largest Yachts
Which yacht carries a 70-mph catamaran as a toy? And who’s got a swim-up bar onboard? We reveal all.

By Diane M. Byrne Photo of Mia Elise, no. 34, by Jim Raycroft

Mail Drop
Avoiding Abandonment, Dy-No-Mite, and more

Lead Line
Don’t Panic

FYI
Backward Journey, Land of the Rising LOA, and more

Latest & Greatest
Seacurefill, Chapman Boating Etiquette, and XC Charger

Around the Yard
Addressing vibration, plus Q&A and PMY Tries... Nomar Marine Dock Bumpers

Design Portfolio
Outer Reef 105 Tri-Deck and Canados 90 Open

Just Launched
Silverton 45 Convertible, plus Ellis Yankee 36 and Baja 405

Electronics
Candid camera talk, plus Q&A, Jensen DVD/stereo, Simrad SART, C-Map PC Planner 10, and Telular Phonecell

Megayachts
A New Beginning

Boat Test Resource
An at-a-glance summary of the boats we’ve tested the last several months, with engine data and pricing

Boat Test Update
Marlow 65C

Boat Test Update
Nordic Tugs 52

SPECIAL MEGAYACHT SECTION
Iron Will By Diane M. Byrne
With Mia Elise, Trinity Yachts is out to prove American mettle can compete with European metal—of the steel-hull kind.

Masters of Marble By Diane M. Byrne
Get a rare inside look at how raw rock is transformed into the highly polished vanities and soles that are de rigeur on today’s megayachts.

American Legend By Elizabeth Ginns Britten
The tough-as-nails, big-screen image of John Wayne belied the private family time he enjoyed aboard his beloved yacht Wild Goose.

FEATURES
Beyond Belief By Capt. Bill Pike
In the days right after Hurricane Katrina, we found horror and, thankfully, hope along the Mississippi coast.

A Vision Realized By Capt. Ken Kreisler
What do you do with an 86-foot, 52-ton yacht at speeds exceeding 50 mph? With the Azimut 86S, you definitely enjoy the ride.

Road Warrior By Capt. Bill Pike
Exclusive: Sporty sea conditions were no match for the spirited performance and open styling of the Aicon 72.

The Entertainer By Jeffrey Moser
Exclusive: With copious stowage and comfy accommodations like a walk­around king, the Hatteras 64 MY might just tempt you to move aboard.

Eggstatic! By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Exclusive: How does a 446-mile range at cruise sound to you? That’s what makes the Egg Harbor 50 a serious bluewater, big-game contender.

Hooked By Richard Thiel
Exclusive: Even if most buyers of the Jannace 430C cruise rather than fish, they’ll be lured by the boat’s price and performance.

Rarin’ to Go By Capt. Bill Pike
Exclusive: One look at the Albin 40 North Sea Cutter, and you’ll understand why she’s a good match for leisurely cruising or somewhat saltier situations.

This article originally appeared in the October 2002 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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