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Power & Motoryacht Magazine
January 2004 issue • Click here for December 2004ISSUE ARCHIVE

Rocket Cruiser By Alan Harper
Exclusive: At more than 50 mph, the Pershing 62 is a silver-hull missile that will thrill drivers—but also she’s an opulently appointed motoryacht that will delight the family.
Photography: Courtesy of Pershing Yachts

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How Times Change

Hit Parade, A Word With…Capt. Brad Gross, and more

latest & greatest
The Ultimate Guide to Motor Boats, NightStar flashlight, and Sea Shocks floor mats

maintenance q&a
Installing a watermaker, removing dried adhesive, and more

How electronics networking these days is much like the Gold Rush, plus Q&A, Navman Fish 4600 fishfinder, Remote Knowledge rk3000 vessel monitoring/tracking system, Xantrex MS2000 inverter/charger, and Maretron compass

Muy Bueno Marina, Tiger Woods Files Lawsuit, and more fort lauderdale boat show Readers mixed and mingled with two top builders during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Blast From the Past By Capt. Bill Pike
What seems nothing more than a modest repower of a classic cruiser turns out to be a beast capable of outper-forming at least a few of today’s vessels.

Horsepower Secrets By Richard Thiel
Want to know the real story behind horsepower? Here are what all those mathematical equations and speed graphs mean.

A Better Exhaust System? By Ben Ellison
It took 16 years to develop it, but a Floridian has figured out a way to make stinkpots stink a lot less.

The Next Big Thing
Even though it’s been used in commercial boats for decades, diesel-electric power just might be the future of marine propulsion.

Engine Roundup By the editors
Considering replacing your engines, or just curious about the latest offerings? Read this rundown of what’s new for 2005 from the major manufacturers.

Then & Now
My, how we’ve changed—in honor of our 20th anniversary, here’s a look at some of our issues over the years.

Lines of Legacy By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Exclusive: Wait ‘til you see how much faster Ocean’s latest 46 Super Sport goes compared to her predecessor. Video Available!

Four in One By George L. Petrie
Exclusive: Why did the designer of the Shannon 38 SRD grace her with a radically different shape beneath the waterline? Easy: bad knees.

She’s Traditionally Modern By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
The Krogen Express 52 may look like a commuter, but she boasts the stability and saltiness of a trawler, too.

Sometimes, Less Is More By George L. Petrie
Attention all couples who think three’s a crowd—Cruisers created the one-stateroom 400 Express with you in mind. Plus, an exclusive peek at Volvo Penta’s radical new drive system.
Video Available!

Dee-lightful! By Capt. Bill Pike
Even with design features that are sure to impress true seamen, the Mainship 34 Trawler will appeal to coastal cruisers looking for the softer side of life.

Scene and Horde By Diane M. Byrne
Pack your seabags and grab the gang, for the Maxum 3700 Sport Yacht will handily hold you all—and more.

This article originally appeared in the January 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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