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Exclusive: Sometimes it’s the little things that make all the difference, a concept that Uniesse knows quite a bit about.
By George L. Petrie
Photography by Forest Johnson
Pike's Piloting, Speed Reader, If It Ain’t Broke..., and more
Back From the Dead
Otter Be Locked Up, Things We Like: Conch Salad, and more
Gadgets and Gizmos
Emergency Essentials: Don’t find out the hard way that you needed one of these
Around the Yard
Stabilizers may be complex systems, but taking care of them is easy; plus Q&A and PMY Tries: EZ Hold-It Mounts
Cheoy Lee 45-Meter Marco Polo and Broward 120 Raised Pilothouse Yacht
Mainship Pilot 43 Sedan and Ferretti 550
Our in-the-field testing of DSC capabilities reveals a fair share of “a-ha!” and “argh!” moments, plus Q&A, Icom M504, Standard Horizon Matrix GX3000S, and Shakespeare ART-3
Bet you'll never guess which member of this couple is the avid angler
Boat Test Resource
An at-a-glance listing of boats we’ve tested during the past several months
Boat Test Update
Hampton 740 Pilothouse
SPECIAL PASSAGEMAKING SECTION
What’s the Deal? By Capt. Bill Pike
Think single-engine passagemakers are more fuel-efficient than twin-engine ones? Our test results may surprise you.
Beautiful Lady, Gray Day By Alan Harper
The weather may have dampened the air on this Germany-to-England delivery trip, but not the enthusiasm aboard the Royal Denship 82.
Sovereign of the Seas, Part II By Capt. Ian van der Watt
A South American circumnavigation serves up sights ranging from majestic mountains to awe-inspiring glaciers.
Venerable Voyagers By Capt. Bill Pike
Exclusive: A gregarious group of boaters along for a ride underscore why this Jefferson is quite the party platform.
Sexy Beast By Jeffrey Moser
It's a toss-up as to what will get your attention first, the Pershing 56’s curvaceous styling or her blazing speed.
She’s a Gas By Richard Thiel
The gasoline-versus-diesel argument comes down to economics, right? The Sea Ray 36 Sedan Bridge proves otherwise.
Continental Drifter By George L. Petrie
This shippy-looking, Dutch-built 45-footermight just convince you to enjoy life in the slower lane.