October 2004 TOC

Power & Motoryacht Magazine
October 2004 issue • Click here for September 2004ISSUE ARCHIVE

State of the Art
Exclusive: Just when you thought Hinckley was dedicated solely to waterjet-driven, lobsterboat-style craft, it introduces a prop-driven flying-bridge cruiser, the 42SC.
By Capt. Bill Pike • Photography by Jamie Bloomquist

Lead Line
Where Do They Go?

Monster Waves, Presidential Hand-Me-Down, and more

Latest & Greatest
Relish Suncare Products sunscreen, Caribbean Cuisine: A Culinary Voyage, and Walker Bay 340 SuperTender

Maintenance Q&A
Improving ventilation, solving a battery problem, and more

Navigation software developed by a Microsoft alum looks promising, plus Q&A, Nobeltec Admiral 7.0 charting software, MapCruiser planning software, and Garmin Marine Network

At Sea
How music soothes this seagoing soul

“Bula!” By Kim Kavin
After a trip aboard the only luxury charter yacht that calls Fiji home, helmed by an ex-pat Brit who’s friendly with remote-village elders, you’ll be saying “hello” in the native tongue as well.

Welcome Home By Richard Thiel
Even considering her mahogany interior and her preferred winter cruising grounds of chic St. Barts and St. Martin, Inspiration makes you feel right at home.

Patriot’s Paradise By Kim Kavin
So you say you’ve already seen all the famous New England ports? Well, you haven’t experienced them the Sovereign way.

In Nelson’s Wake By Alan Harper
It’s not every day that a charter yacht transits the same seas that The Battle of Trafalgar was fought on.

The World’s Most Expensive Charters By Kim Kavin
Get a taste of life aboard some of the most exclusive charter yachts—starting at “just” $300,000 a week.

What Money Can’t Buy By Kim Kavin
Introducing a new kind of chartering where guests get pampered before they step foot aboard.

Building Business With Pleasure By Kim Kavin
Tired of corporate get-togethers in the same old hotel ballrooms? Borrow a page from these folks’ books.

Born to Run By Capt. Bill Pike
Exclusive: A 200-mile trek and a plethora of navigational firepower prove the Sea Ray 500 Sedan Bridge is up to the task of lengthy cruising.

Overseas Express By Alan Harper
Exclusive: This 42-foot express motoryacht exudes Camper & Nicholsons’ heritage and embodies up-to-the-minute lamination technology.

Mission Statement By Richard Thiel
Exclusive: The Meridian 368 Motoryacht features handy cruising characteristics and smart construction techniques that give meaning to the phrase The Meridian Difference.

It’s All in the Lines By Capt. Patrick Sciacca
You might not think that a boatbuilder could do a lot with 12 inches, but then again, you haven’t seen Egg Harbor’s 43 Sportyacht.

Wild at Heart By Diane M. Byrne
Exclusive: The 119-foot Impetuous lets a former racecar driver and his wife enjoy life in the not-so-fast lane.

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

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