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Power & Motoryacht Magazine
August 2002 issueISSUE ARCHIVE

COVER STORY
The World’s 100 Largest Yachts
Who’s ranked number one? And did Atlantis II ever leave the dock? Turn to our exclusive list to find out. By Diane M. Byrne

Lead Line
Techno-Insanity

FYI
E.U. to Fee You, Uncle Sam Wants You, and more

Spectator
Fexas’ latest idea is a real sleeper

Latest & Greatest
3M painter’s tape, Lowrance fishfinder, Mobile My-Cast weather cellphone, and Penn reels

Maintenance Q & A
Pressure-testing a closed cooling system, rewiring an upgraded charging system, and more

Electronics
A new monitoring system keeps tabs on your boat when you’re not there, plus Marine Electronics Q&A

At Sea
Remembering Mr. Sonny

Jon Bannenberg: 1929-2002 By Diane M. Byrne
Reflections on the remarkable career of the man who forever changed the way yachts look.

The Rebirth of Christina O By John Lassiter
After languishing for more than a decade, the famed Onassis yacht has received a new lease on life, at a cost of $50 million.

One Step Beyond By Diane M. Byrne
Most megayachts feature intricate designs, but the 185-foot Barbara Jean takes the concept to a new level.

‘Tis Better to Give... By Tim Clark
You’re cordially invited to the upcoming Power & Motoryacht “A Night for Wishes & Fishes,” a fundraiser that came about quite by accident.

Pursuit of Perfection By George L. Petrie
Viking’s 48 Convertible is proof again of this builder’s obsession with details.

She’s Got Game By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Strong winds and big seas off the Carolinas test the mettle of the Rampage 45 Convertible.

Fit to a Tee By Capt. Ken Kreisler
Jarrett Bay Boatworks builds a sportfisherman for PGA champion Curtis Strange.

Tough Stuff By Capt. Bill Pike
Don’t let her sweet appearance fool you—the Pearson True North 38 Explorer is all business and ruggedly built.

Shades of Gray...Patches of Green By Capt. Ken Kreisler
Even shrouded in fog, a Nova Scotia cruise finds warmth and idyllic cruising spots.

This article originally appeared in the June 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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