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Power & Motoryacht Magazine
March 2004 issue • Click here for February 2004ISSUE ARCHIVE

COVER STORY
Deliciously Tenacious

Exclusive: You’ll call it a day long before the Ocean 50 Super Sport will.
By Capt. Patrick Sciacca • Photography by Robert Holland

Lead Line
Get Clean

FYI
Crossed Connections, A Word with...Michael Moore, and more

Latest & Greatest
The History of the Tuna Club book, BoatCamp: Basic Training for Boaters video/DVD, Westerbeke Mini 13 genset, and MTU 10V 2000 CR engine

Maintenance Q&A
Keeping sea strainers dirt-free, dealing with residue in gasoline-engine fuel filters, and more

Electronics
How Digital Selective Calling is finally making boating better, plus Q&A, Uniden wireless mic and handheld GPS plotter-DSC-VHF combos, Navman DSC-VHF, Raymarine C Series displays, and Lowrance plotter/fishfinder

Sportfishing Digest
Swordfishing from a RIB?

SPECIAL SPORTFISHING SECTION
Evolution of a Battlewagon
By Capt. Ken Kreisler
Exclusive: When Norberto Ferretti told the Bertram design team to build a larger, faster tournament boat, the result was the remarkable 630.

Return to Margaritaville By Capt. Bill Pike
Exclusive: Not only is the 42-foot Express Walkaround Rybovich Spencer’s first all-fiberglass sportfisherman, she’s also partly the brainchild of singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett.

Hard-Core Standards By George L. Petrie
Built to be Aussie tough, the Riviera 51 also offers a host of standard creature comforts.

She’s All That By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
Viking’s newest open has the angling amenities a tourney fisherman wants plus the accommodations the growing family desires.

Speed Demon By Capt. Bill Pike
Pursuit’s famous sea-chomping running surface and complex construction make the 3370 Offshore a fishboat with a distinct emphasis on performance.

Variation on a Theme By Capt. Ken Kreisler
Grady-White turns a good boat into a better one by redesigning its venerable Marlin 300.

In Search of Grey Ghosts By M.B. Roberts
Not even a stormy December day can keep two fishing-obsessed friends from embarking on a bonefishing excursion.

Back to School By Elizabeth Ginns Britten
Who says you can’t teach an experienced angler a few new tricks? Our editor makes the grade at the Genmar/Evinrude Backwater Fishing School.

Big Apple Angling By Capt. Ken Kreisler
Believe it or not, you can catch and release to your heart’s content right in the middle of New York City’s concrete canyons.

FEATURES
The Courage of His Convictions
By Diane M. Byrne
Greg Norman knows every square inch of his 228-footer’s design and construction—and he wouldn’t have it any other way.

From Tactical to Practical By Ben Ellison
“Augmented reality” technology is making its way from military craft to pleasureboats, and wait ‘til you see how easy it is to use.

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

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