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

COVER STORY
More Than Just a Pretty Face
If you said, “That’s a Carver?” upon seeing the Marquis models, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by how they’re built, too. By George L. PetriePhotography by Jim Raycroft

Lead Line
Learning From Europe

FYI
Instant Karma, A Word With... Chuck Paine, and more

Latest & Greatest
Xtools’ GripNweigh digital fish scale, Chums Neofloater croakies, and Pioneer Electronics Nautica speakers

Maintenance Q&A
Eliminating bad tastes from water in aluminum tanks, combating leaking canvas, and more

Electronics
The not-so-smooth adventures of an old boat getting new electronics, plus Q&A, SensaSwitch bilge-pump controller, Mariner walkie-talkie headsets, and Ocean-Clocks tide-table clock

Megayachts
Hot Topics and Down the Ways

Sportfishing Digest
Family Tradition

SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION SECTION
A Magnificent Transformation By Eileen Mansfield
One thousand man-hours and a passion for classic mahogany runabouts turn a pile of lumber into an elegant wooden Hacker Craft.

Flying the Friendly Seas By Elizabeth Ginns Britten
Yes, you read that headline right. Wait ‘til you read how a Boeing 307 Stratoliner airplane became a boat.

FEATURES
It’s Hip to Be Square
By Alan Harper
Exclusive: Azimut throws down the proverbial gauntlet by designing its 68S express yacht with square (yes, square) windows.

No Compromise By Richard Thiel
Exclusive: The Ocean Alexander 64 has the generous interior proportions that cruisers love and the engineering they demand.

Lovely Lady By Capt. Bill Pike
From her clipper bow to her upper helm station, the Alaskan 65 is set up for leisurely cruising.

What Are We Smoking? By Capt. John McDevitt
Why aren’t smoke detectors standard equipment aboard all yachts?

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

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