2005 issue • Click
here for November 2005 • ISSUE
Bridging the Gap
Exclusive: Whether you consider her the little sister
to the 50 or the big sister to the 42, the Silverton 45 Convertible makes
it easy for buyers to move up.
By Capt. Patrick
Photography by Jeremy
Missing Megas?, Offense Taken, and more
Thanks for Nothing, Scuttled Marriage, and more
Latest & Greatest
OdorXit Blue odor eliminator, Paws Aboard Life Jacket for dogs, and
Nauti-Benders’ page-per-day calendar
Around the Yard
Safety items to check now that winter’s looming, plus Q&A
and PMY Tries...Mussel Buster
Benetti Classic 120 and Symbol 75 Motoryacht
Mochi Craft 44 Dolphin, plus Ocean Master Palm Beach 33 XPR and Oyster
Why a steering compass is anything but obsolete in today’s
plugged-in world, plus Q&A, JRC Speed Log, TR1 Autopilot Head, Bennett
NMEA2000 Tab Indicator, and Volvo Penta QL Trim System
In the midst of chaos and sorrow, happiness—about a boat, no
Boat Test Resource
An at-a-glance listing of the boats we’ve tested over the past
year, with issue dates
SPECIAL BOAT DELIVERY
Happy Accidents By Jeffrey Moser
The PMY staff delivers a Luhrs 41 up the East Coast and lives to
tell the tales, from giant schnauzers to truly bad grub.
Chain Gang By
How can you snag a three-quarters-of-a-million-dollar boat on a length
of chain—in the middle of the ICW?
Muscle on the ICW
By Eileen Murphy
The quest to cover serious ground—and find bed sheets.
Hurry Up and Take
Your Time By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
The staff speed demon grapples with a leisurely leg.
Meetings With Remarkable
Men By Capt. Bill Pike
Amid Maryland’s crab boats we meet colorful characters of exceptional
The Last Leg
By Capt. Ken Kreisler
What better way to end a delivery than with crab claws and a craps
I/Opener By Richard
Exclusive: If you let her stern drives turn you away, you’ll
miss a lot of impressive details about the Island Pilot 395, including
a price tag well under a half million.
Social Club By Jeffrey Moser
An transoceanic collaboration produces the Uniesse 53, a yacht with
Italian style and a Yankee hull design.
Deluxe By Capt. Bill Pike
Two-stateroom comfort and enough air conditioning to cool a Diet
Coke make the Cruisers 385 Express Motoryacht an ideal escape.
Gears By Jeffrey Moser
Exclusive: Carver turns to BMW for help in styling its new 43,
while retaining the signature elements its customers expect.