2003 issue • Click
here for October 2003
100 Largest Yachts
Who’s the new number one—for now? Who owns the most yachts?
We provide the answers.
By Diane M. Byrne •
Photo of Kiss
The Sky by
Donna & Ken Chesler
A Man With a Plan
Snack Barge, A
Word With... Lee S. Wilbur, and more
The Yachtie Bible,
Tango “car,” Evinrude/Johnson winterization kit, and Tufted
Eliminating air from diesel-fuel systems during filter changes, removing
mold, and more, plus PMY
Tries... Cruisin’ Caddy
Is Navtex valuable
in the States? Plus Q&A, Viseon video/audio for broadband, Skywave
cellular terminal (right), mylk anti-paparazzi lights, Yachtica monitoring
and control system, and Navman diesel-fuel management system
SPECIAL MEGAYACHT SECTION
Let Them Eat Quiche By
Diane M. Byrne
Men even help cook it aboard the 139-foot Andiamo, a Feadship whose
focus is on food, family, and friends.
She Lovely? By Eileen Mansfield
Girl meets boy, boy gets girl into the boating lifestyle. Or how Fox News
host Greta Van Susteren and her husband fell in love with an 80-foot Trumpy.
It Cool By Kim Kavin
A charter aboard the 120-foot expedition yacht Kayana is the ideal
way to explore the majesty of Alaska.
The heads of the two biggest Italian boatbuilding companies are more different
than they are alike.
Compleat Express By Capt. Bill Pike
Exclusive: The San Juan 48 packs power, performance, and solid
engineering into a classical Downeast profile.
Beauty and a Beast By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Exclusive: Despite bearing the name Poor Girl, this Paul Mann 65
lacks nothing in style and brawn.
Comes East By
Exclusive: A South American couple inspires Mikelson Yachts to
create a new model and a new East Coast division.
Large By Richard Thiel
Exclusive: Besides offering efficiency and stability, the NauticBlue
464 catamaran makes a strong case for space.
Bronx Tale By
How two Irish immigrants came to live the boater’s version of the
American dream in New York.
Fasten your helmets: The Segway, an innovative mode of transportation,
may be the next big thing in yachts.