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When this owner picked his fifth Viking, he wasn’t taking any chances.
George L. Petrie • Photography by Michael Berman
Mighty Ducks, Star Wars, and more
PFDs, Solartex protective sun clothing, and Kaenon polarized sunglasses
troubles, cleaning isinglass, and more
How GPS and other technology is evolving, plus Electronics Q&A, Si-Tex
GPS sensor, Deleo Universal portable GPS sensor, Maptech training chart,
and C-Map software for PDAs (right)
man chases one kind of fish—for 50 years
with swooping, looping—and pooping
Premier Cruise By Alan
Spend a few days slipping (and sipping) through France’s famed Burgundy
region at 4 knots.
and Suspenseful Surprises By Elizabeth A. Ginns
Swimming and kayaking in the Exumas was fun, but seeing how Leda had been
refitted for charter made our editor’s adventure a bigger treat.
Knew? By Ben Ellison
This writer didn’t—until he cruised America’s heartland
aboard a sleek Ferretti.
the Scene By Kim Kavin
A classic Burger charms her guests in New York and New England with good
fun, a good crew—and a good price.
Places By Charlie Doane and Elizabeth A. Ginns
Can a sailor learn to love powerboats, and vice versa? The results of
our experiment may surprise you.
Next Horizon By
Why expedition yachts are becoming the hot ticket on the charter circuit.
Destinations By Kim Kavin
Experienced captains and charter brokers reveal their all-time favorite
of the Line By
Capt. Bill Pike
Flashy fit, fine finish, and solid engineering make the Formula 47 a stylish
By Capt. Bill Pike
Nordic Tugs used to be called cute, but the broad-shouldered 52 is anything
of the Ordinary By Capt. Ken Kreisler
Exclusive: Don’t let the nontraditional profile fool you. The Bluewater
6000 is an honest-to-goodness cruising boat.
Voyager By Diane M. Byrne
An experienced duo teams up to create the Newcastle Voyager 125, an expedition
yacht with a healthy dose of luxury.