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here for November 2003 • ISSUE
it ain’t broke, then why “fix” Tiara’s 3100 Open by
replacing it with the 3200 Open? The answers are intriguing.
By Capt. Ken Kreisler
by Jody Dole
Tilting at Windmills,
A Word with...Capt. Dana Sinclair, and more
Aqua Force swimsuit
PFD, The Encyclopedia of Boating Tips DVD, and DryWave Air Dryer dehumidifier
shaft zincs, checking engine belts, and more
Is the truly integrated
helm finally here? Plus Q&A, Standard Horizon HX470S VHF, TeleSea
Blue Satellite Broadband, Nobeltec eChart, VEI Marci Marine Computer,
Interphase 169cs Chart Master, and Little Monster Retrieval Magnet
SPECIAL SPOOF SECTION
Balloon By Richard Thiel
Calling all stupid boaters! (No, not you—the other magazines’ subscribers!)
By Brad Dunn
A Word With... Capt. Ahab, Brave New Boat Show, and more
& Not-So-Greatest By Elizabeth A. Ginns
A handy way (literally) to catch catfish, plus other completely useless
DOA By Capt. Ken Kreisler
Defrosting the family pet, a compass conundrum, plus PMY Tries...
Acme Edible Grease
Archaic By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Exclusive: We test Noah’s Ark! (Except we didn’t board
Trip By Diane M. Byrne
The preeminent designer Roberto Malo Gusto unleashes his creative genius
(and his cape) aboard the world’s newest expedition yacht.
Capt. Bill Pike
Exclusive: A commercial-fishboat-builder-turned-yachtbuilder introduces
an 85-footer with engineering savvy.
Easy By Capt. Bill Pike
Ample interior volume and smooth handling make Meridian’s 459 Cockpit
Motoryacht a worthy cruiser.
Selection By Capt. Ken Kreisler
Sea Ray borrows
from the success of previous sedan bridges to introduce a next-generation
Go-Fisher By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
entry into the center-console fishing boat market goes fast enough to
air-dry your hair in a downpour.