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Power & Motoryacht Magazine
February 2006 issue • ISSUE ARCHIVE

COVER STORY
Perfect Pitch
Exclusive: Carver’s IPS-powered 42 Super Sport has plenty of space and, more noteworthy, performance.
By Capt. Patrick Sciacca

Mail Drop
The Duke to the Rescue, A Compressing Argument, and more

Lead Line
It’s About the Words

FYI
Rainbow Connection, Image Enhancement, and more

Gadgets & Gizmos
Soap-Jet hose, Boat Caddy bucket, AtmosKlear odor eliminator, and Heavy Duty Stain Remover cleanser

Around the Yard
Bleeding hydraulic-fluid systems, plus Q&A and PMY Tries... Reverse Polarity Alarm

Design Portfolio
Newcastle 164 and Viking 64 Convertible

Just Launched
WallyPower 70, plus Rodman 64

Electronics
Managing mega-complex electronics systems, plus Q&A, Kaleidescape Entertainment Server, ReVA Anywhere, Uniden UM625 VHF, and Northstar NS100 VHF

Megayachts
History in the Making—Again, and Down the Ways

At Sea
Bill buys a boat—guess which one?

Boat Test Listings
An at-a-glance summary of our boat tests, including pricing and engine information

SPECIAL MEGAYACHT SECTION
Masters of Illusion By Diane M. Byrne
What you can’t see onboard Rasselas tells the real story.

Fate Meets Free Will By Kim Kavin
Building Lia Fail was a project destined to inspire everyone, from the owner’s party to the team at Northern Marine.

A Star Is Reborn By Kim Kavin
It’s no exaggeration to say the refit of Attessa is astonishing.

The Shadows of Giants Jeffrey Moser
If Stan Antrim gets his way, converted offshore supply vessels will be the next big thing in megayachts.

(Almost) Instant Gratification By Mike Smith
How do you meet the growing demand for big custom yachts? Some say by eliminating “custom.”

The Next Caribbean? By Kim Kavin
Had it with the crowded Caribbean? Try the South Pacific, but do your homework.

Trickle-Down Technology By George L. Petrie
Engineers and designers are tapping big-ship technology for big yachts.

Toy Story By George L. Petrie
Larger yachts beget larger toys, so builders have come up with creative—and complex—solutions.

Dream Merchant By Capt. Bill Pike
How one man turned a chance meeting in a local pub into an answer to the serious shortage of crew for today’s yachts.

FEATURES
Capital Idea By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
How can Mainship’s 43 Trawler do 27 mph? Because she’s not a trawler at all.

In the Comfort Zone by Jeffrey Moser
Meridian’s 39-foot addition to its family-friendly Sedan Bridge line offers windows aplenty for alfresco ambiance.

American Icon By Elizabeth Ginns Britten
The Chris-Craft 33 Corsair melds throwback flair and contemporary amenities.

The Strong, Silent Type By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Exclusive: Designed for exploring and loaded with luxury, Lazzara’s 84 is at her best in a big sea.

Tough Customer By Capt. Bill Pike
Responsive handling and cushy amenities make the Ocean 42 Super Sport a horizon chaser and a family cruiser.

This article originally appeared in the March 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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