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of the Art
Exclusive: Just when you thought Hinckley was dedicated solely
to waterjet-driven, lobsterboat-style craft, it introduces a prop-driven
flying-bridge cruiser, the 42SC.
By Capt. Bill Pike • Photography by Jamie Bloomquist
Where Do They Go?
Monster Waves, Presidential Hand-Me-Down, and more
Relish Suncare Products sunscreen, Caribbean Cuisine: A Culinary Voyage,
and Walker Bay 340 SuperTender
Improving ventilation, solving a battery problem, and more
Navigation software developed by a Microsoft alum looks promising, plus
Q&A, Nobeltec Admiral 7.0 charting software, MapCruiser planning software,
and Garmin Marine Network
How music soothes this seagoing soul
SPECIAL CHARTER SECTION
“Bula!” By Kim Kavin
After a trip aboard the only luxury charter yacht that calls Fiji home,
helmed by an ex-pat Brit who’s friendly with remote-village elders,
you’ll be saying “hello” in the native tongue as well.
Home By Richard Thiel
Even considering her mahogany interior and her preferred winter cruising
grounds of chic St. Barts and St. Martin, Inspiration makes you feel right
By Kim Kavin
So you say you’ve already seen all the famous New England ports?
Well, you haven’t experienced them the Sovereign way.
Wake By Alan Harper
It’s not every day that a charter yacht transits the same seas that
The Battle of Trafalgar was fought on.
Most Expensive Charters By Kim Kavin
Get a taste of life aboard some of the most exclusive charter yachts—starting
at “just” $300,000 a week.
What Money Can’t
Buy By Kim Kavin
Introducing a new kind of chartering where guests get pampered before
they step foot aboard.
Business With Pleasure By Kim Kavin
Tired of corporate get-togethers in the same old hotel ballrooms? Borrow
a page from these folks’ books.
Born to Run By Capt.
Exclusive: A 200-mile trek and a plethora of navigational firepower
prove the Sea Ray 500 Sedan Bridge is up to the task of lengthy cruising.
Overseas Express By Alan Harper
Exclusive: This 42-foot express motoryacht exudes Camper &
Nicholsons’ heritage and embodies up-to-the-minute lamination technology.
Mission Statement By Richard Thiel
Exclusive: The Meridian 368 Motoryacht features handy cruising
characteristics and smart construction techniques that give meaning to
the phrase The Meridian Difference.
It’s All in
the Lines By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
You might not think that a boatbuilder could do a lot with 12 inches,
but then again, you haven’t seen Egg Harbor’s 43 Sportyacht.
at Heart By Diane M. Byrne
Exclusive: The 119-foot Impetuous lets a former racecar driver
and his wife enjoy life in the not-so-fast lane.