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Cruising New England in the Autumn

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted September 2014 | Add a Comment

The waters off New England’s coast are some of the best waters for cruising in America. Ride along with us as we explore this rocky, pastoral region by boat.

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Getting Ready for the Final Leg

By George Sass Jr. | Posted September 2014 | Add a Comment

The Cutwater 28 Down East Loop trip continues. After a short hop from Constitution Marina in Boston, the boat is resting snugly at Newport’s Goat Island Marina. The 28 has moved almost every...

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The Down East Loop - Day 11

By Peter Swanson | Posted September 2014 | Add a Comment

BoothBay Harbor to Boston took us three half-day passages thanks to clear skies, calm seas and the Cutwater’s comfortable low cruising speed of 12 to 15 knots. Before leaving Boothbay, Joanne...

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Crossing the Pacific Ocean in a Nordhavn 120

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted September 2014 | Add a Comment

This story about the Nordhavn 120 crossing the Pacific Ocean is guaranteed to make you want to pull up your own anchor and set off for ports unknown.

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The Down East Loop - Day 7

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted August 2014 | Add a Comment

We made it, pulling in to the Port of Quebec Marina just before noon today, the end of the first leg of the epic Cutwater 28 Down East Loop voyage that started 455 miles ago in New York  ...

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The Down East Loop - Day 1

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted August 2014 | Add a Comment

Well, after months and months of planning, we're finally underway on the first leg of our epic Down East Loop on a new Cutwater 28. Right now we're in Kingston NY, some 80 mm from where we started...

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Cruising The Thousand Islands

By George Sass Sr. | Posted March 2014 | Add a Comment

The definitive guide for cruising The Thousand Islands.  Our intrepid reporter cruised along the U.S.-Canadian border among The Thousand Islands. What he found was a place of great beauty, and...

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Cruising the Channel Islands

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted March 2014 | Add a Comment

We cruised the Channel Islands onboard a trusty Fleming 65 Our intrepid reporter joined the crew of this Fleming 65 as they braved 60-knot winds off the Channel Islands to show you how to cruise them...

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Worst-Kept Cruise Destination Secrets

By PMY Staff | Posted February 2014 | Add a Comment

Our editors share their cruise-destination secrets.  We here at Power & Motoryacht do a decent amount of cruising for work and for play. And understandably, we’ve accrued a pretty...

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Cruising Desolation Sound

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2013 | Add a Comment

Sometimes the ideas you encounter while cruising can open your mind. Capt. Bill Pike joins the crew of a Grand Banks 72 Aleutian RP on a cruise to Desolation Sound, with a merry fleet following along...

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Advice for a Family Bareboat Charter

By Chris Caswell | Posted July 2013 | Add a Comment

What better way to spend time with family than on a bareboat charter in an exotic locale? Follow these simple guidelines and you and your kids will never forget your adventure.

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Six Great Summer Cruises

By PMY Staff | Posted June 2013 | Add a Comment

A great summer cruise can change your outlook—if you do it right. A refreshing breeze, a quick dip off the transom, and the feel of a hull swinging at anchor can improve anyone’s attitude. Six salty...

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Vicki and Maynard Smith Interview

By Chris Caswell | Posted March 2013 | Add a Comment

Globetrotting cruisers Vicki and Maynard Smith make the most of their time on a Marlow 76LR.

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