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Power & Motoryacht Magazine
November 2003 issue • Click here for October 2003
ISSUE ARCHIVE

COVER STORY
America’s 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

Lead Line
A Man With a Plan

FYI
Snack Barge, A Word With... Lee S. Wilbur, and more

Latest & Greatest
The Yachtie Bible, Tango “car,” Evinrude/Johnson winterization kit, and Tufted Topper mattress

Maintenance Q&A
Eliminating air from diesel-fuel systems during filter changes, removing mold, and more, plus
PMY Tries... Cruisin’ Caddy

Electronics
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.

Isn’t 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.

Playing 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 Maestros By Alan Harper
The heads of the two biggest Italian boatbuilding companies are more different than they are alike.

The Compleat Express By Capt. Bill Pike
Exclusive: The San Juan 48 packs power, performance, and solid engineering into a classical Downeast profile.

A 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.

West Comes East By Richard Thiel
Exclusive: A South American couple inspires Mikelson Yachts to create a new model and a new East Coast division.

Livin’ Large By Richard Thiel
Exclusive: Besides offering efficiency and stability, the NauticBlue 464 catamaran makes a strong case for space.

A Bronx Tale By Kim Kavin
How two Irish immigrants came to live the boater’s version of the American dream in New York.

Groovy By Capt. Bill Pike
Fasten your helmets: The Segway, an innovative mode of transportation, may be the next big thing in yachts.

This article originally appeared in the November 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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