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Power & Motoryacht Magazine
April 2005 issue • Click here for March 2005ISSUE ARCHIVE

COVER STORY
High Society
Exclusive: The Horizon 78 has both beauty and brawn, but don’t just take our word for it—take her out in sloppy seas, like we did.
By Capt. Bill PikePhotography by Jim Raycroft

Lead Line
Maintenance Problem

FYI
John Q. Boater, School of Hard Rocks, and more

Latest & Greatest
Scott’s Knots DVD, plus Centek Industries exhaust muffler and Reverso Pumps fuel-polishing system

Maintenance Q&A
Replacing a bolt-on oil filter, preventing water-pump deposits, and more, plus PMY Tries…Taylor Made Instrument Covers

Electronics
A book author has serious reservations about digital charts, plus Q&A, Simrad NavStations, RAM Laptop Mount, Lightning Guard 200, and Airmar WeatherStation

At Sea
Capt. Bill’s selling the Scrump? Say it ain’t so!

SPECIAL MAINTENANCE SECTION
Maintenance, Care, & Attention
How to make sure your boat is ready for the season.

Spring Safety Checklist By the Editors
Is your safety gear in proper working order? Do you have the proper items aboard? Are you sure?

Ten Problems That Can Stop You Cold By Elizabeth Ginns Britten
Think you know all about maintaining your boat? We’ll bet you forgot about these often-overlooked items.

5 Tests You Need to Know
How to see trouble coming before it catches you off guard.

Take It All Off By Capt. Ken Kreisler
Our senior editor shows you a new way to easily and safely remove bottom paint.

FEATURES
Nuovo Euro? By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Exclusive: Forget what you think European styling is all about, Aicon has redefined the term.

Lightened Up By Richard Thiel
Sea Ray’s replacement for one if its most successful Sundancers is a bright idea, in more ways than one.

Con Gusto By Alan Harper
Pershing builds a yacht for those who think 7,400 hp isn’t quite enough.

The Natural By Capt. Bill Pike
Despite her nearly 40-mph top speed, Formula’s 48 Yacht is about more than performance.

High Bred
Pursuit sets its sights on the world of competitive game fishing with the 3480 center console.

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

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