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Hip, Slick, and Cool
Exclusive: The 51 Dolphin is, in many ways, a traditional lobsteryacht,
but with a distinctly Italian twist, thanks to Mochi Craft.
By Capt. Bill
Pike • Photography by Carlo Borlenghi
Killer Whale of a Problem, Things We Like, And the Winner Is... and more
boat shoes, Fisherman’s Coast: An Angler’s Guide to Marine
Warm-Water Gamefish and Their Habitats, and Garelick EEz-In II ladder
cause for fuel starvation, diagnosing a spark-plug deposit, and more
a multistation system aimed squarely at larger boats, plus EPIRB/PLB Update,
Garmin 60C, Garmin iQue, Raymarine RC400, and ACR AquaFix PLBs
paradise—in February, believe it or not
Love Story By
Elizabeth Ginns Britten
possess a person with no boating experience to buy a mooring, then months
later help refit an intrepid trawler and buy her, too?
Down, in Style By Kim Kavin
Trawler charters are more affordable than you might expect—and
available in places you might not. Here are four destinations and brokers
to get you started.
the Level By
George L. Petrie
how recent technological advances have nearly eliminated most roll motions,
whether sitting at anchor or cruising at speed.
Business By Mike Smith
of a marine-insurance crisis, you can still get coverage—but be prepared
to pay a lot more.
Cushy Cruiser By
Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Carver borrows from its 570 Voyager to create a slightly smaller sistership,
but with no less room or amenities for the cruising family.
Stuff By Capt. Ken Kreisler
To say that our test of the Hampton 680 occurred in less-than-favorable
conditions is an understatement—but so is saying the yacht displayed
Capt. Bill Pike
Since she’s built for blue water, we took the Marlow Explorer 78
out into the open Atlantic—and wait ‘til you read how she
handled the ten- to 12-footers.