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Power & Motoryacht Magazine
September 2005 issue • Click here for August 2005ISSUE ARCHIVE

COVER STORY
The Return of the Crown
Exclusive: Why would a builder wait a year longer than planned to debut a new model? In the case of Tiara Yachts’ 3900 Convertible, the answer lies in the details.
By Capt. Patrick Sciacca

Lead Line
Local Color

FYI
Soy to the World, A Word With…Ron and Eva Stob, and more

Latest & Greatest
BoatMates Marine’s Tournament Series Cockpit Organizer, Orca Gear’s Float Tech PFD, and Davis Instruments’ Python

Around the Yard
Marine Battery Miscellany, plus Q&A

Electronics
Multiple teams, often layered and overlapping, commonly fashion the big integrated systems, plus Q&A, Maptech i3 3D FishFinder, Airmar Broadband Transducers, and Si-Tex e-Loran

Megayachts
Meet Me in Monaco, and Down the Ways

Sportfishing Digest
The name of Larry Dahlberg’s TV program, The Hunt for Big Fish, also aptly describes his life

SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION SECTION
The Devlin Express By Elizabeth Ginns Britten
In the span of 48 hours and without formal training, Sam Devlin became a builder of wooden boats—and 416 craft later, he’s still doing it.

Creative Process By Capt. Bill Pike
Adding an 85 to its offerings required a lot more than just new tooling at Pacific Mariner.

Design Driven to the Core By Jeffrey Moser
Core-infused hulls are nothing new, but the method Azimut recently adopted promises benefits others don’t.

Mending Broken Dreams By Kim Kavin
A Miami-based organization that works with disabled and able-bodied boaters alike is spearheading a campaign to build a fully handicapped-friendly boat.

FEATURES
Maxi(mum) Impact By Alan Harper
Exclusive: She may look like a huge lobster boat, but Mochi Craft’s MaxiDolphin 74 is sheer Italian luxury inside.

Kit Cat By Capt. Bill Pike
Exclusive: Sure, there are other catamarans besides the Kit-Cats PowerCat 40—but how many of them can you assemble yourself?

Well Refined By George L. Petrie
With its 43 Sport Bridge, Silverton proves that dynamic styling and gracious accommodations can—and do—blend together.

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

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