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Power & Motoryacht Magazine

January 2004 issue • Click here for December 2003ISSUE ARCHIVE

COVER STORY
Performing with Style
Exclusive: A stormy day reveals that the smart design of the Cranchi Endurance 41 runs more than just skin deep.
By Capt. Ken Kreisler •
Photography by Jim Raycroft

Lead Line
Not-So-Easy Money

FYI
Sonar Side Effect, Promotion Commotion, and more

Latest & Greatest
Chapman Piloting & Seamanship, Scarecrow sprinkler, Lewis elevating platform, and Baja design-your-own-boat site

Maintenance Q&A
Fixing leaking portlights, charging batteries, and more

Electronics
The good and bad news about SARSAT, plus our boat show recap, BeaconSure EPIRB testing service, McMurdo Pains Wessex Fastfind PLBs, Sea Marshall rescue system, and Northstar 6000i displays (above)

Sportfishing Digest
New York legislators want to take control of tournaments

SPECIAL ENGINE SECTION
Engine Preview By Elizabeth Ginns Britten, Capt. Ken Kreisler, and Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Rev it up: Here’s what the major manufacturers have in store for 2004.

Believe It or Not! By Capt. Bill Pike
A boat powered by nothing more than salt and water? Yup, and we tested her.

An Eye Into Your Engine By Craig Anderson
No matter what kind of a boat you have or how much you use her, engine oil analysis can save you a lot of money and heartache.

FEATURES
Move Over, Men! By Eileen Mansfield
PMY’s managing editor learns that thanks to a female-friendly sea school, more women are taking the helm with confidence.

The Maine Ingredient By George L. Petrie
Sabreline mixes a host of features into the 42 Express to create a no-nonsense cruiser true to her Downeast roots.

Timeless Beauty By Capt. Bill Pike
With apologies to Bogie, our boat tester thinks his day aboard the Beneteau Swift Trawler 42 could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Potent Prescription By George L. Petrie
The Neptunus 62’s good turn of speed reveals one reason why some owners are practically addicted to the yard’s offerings.

Indiana Express By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Despite hailing from a landlocked state, the Rinker 390 Fiesta Vee is in demand—in fact, there’s a two-year waiting list.

One Man’s Fancy By Richard Thiel
Exclusive: One editor’s glowing report compels another editor to test the Rayburn 88.

Resting Assured By Diane M. Byrne
Buying a spec yacht might be risky for some, but for the owners of Christensen’s latest 150-footer, it was anything but.

Elegant Adventure By Kim Kavin
Our charter editor discovers the wonders of the Pacific Northwest at both a wilderness lodge and onboard an intrepid 85-footer.

This article originally appeared in the January 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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