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America’s 100 Largest Yachts
One year after Octopus blew the competition out of the water with her sheer size, she’s been blown out herself—find out who’s the new number-one yacht.
Photo of Perfect Prescription by Jim Raycroft
Septic Shower, A Word With…Richard Schwartz, and more
Latest & Greatest
General Ecology’s Seagull IV water filter, SeaLife’s ReefMaster underwater digital camera, and Murray Products’ teak deck furniture
Proper location of an inverter, understanding galvanic corrosion, and more
What makes a good electronics installer, plus Q&A, 15-inch monitors from Simrad, Furuno, and Argonaut, and Northstar 15-inch 6000i
Time for a Change and Down the Ways
SPECIAL MEGAYACHT SECTION
Timeless Charm By Kim Kavin
While nearly gale-force winds kept our charter party dockside, they didn’t ruin the fun aboard CD Two or in the quaint towns of Mallorca, Spain.
By Kim Kavin
Exclusive: We can’t tell you the name of Tiger Woods’
$20-million yacht, but we can take you inside for a look around.
Delights By Elizabeth Ginns Britten
These four megayacht chefs whip owners and guests into a frenzy over their desserts—and two of them share recipes you can try at home.
Mosaic of Misery By Robert Holland/Capt. Bill Pike
Words can’t describe what Hurricanes Charley and Frances did to Florida boaters, so we’re letting the images do the talking.
Lady By Alan Harper
No, not New Jersey—Jersey as in the popular UK cruising grounds where Sealine launched its T60 and where we discovered her nimble handling.
Thrill By George L. Petrie
While you probably haven’t heard of the Vicem 54, once you see this Turkish-built lobsteryacht, you won’t soon forget her.
Donna By George L. Petrie
From her galley to her staterooms, the Azimut 50 is packed with nooks and crannies for anything and everything you’d want to take on a leisurely cruise.
Shot By Capt. Bill Pike
Exclusive: Think there’s no way to fit two roomy staterooms into a midrange boat? Cruisers pulls it off—and then some—with the speedy 300.