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Broward 120 Raised Pilothouse Yacht

By George L. Petrie | Posted June 2006 | Add a Comment

Illustration: Broward Marine / Bruce AldersonBroward 120 Raised Pilothouse YachtBroward is on the comeback trail. New ownership, new styling, and a whole new philosophy should make this venerable brand once again a force to be reckoned with in the yachting world. New owner Tom Lewis has

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Cheoy Lee 45-Meter Marco Polo

By George L. Petrie | Posted June 2006 | Add a Comment

Cheoy Lee 45-Meter Marco PoloAs the name suggests, Cheoy Lee Shipyard's Marco Polo series of Transocean Explorer yachts is intended for voyaging to the far reaches of the globe. But unlike the plethora of expedition-style yachts that have come to define the genre, this new offering is more a blend of merchant ship and motoryacht.

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Albemarle 360 XF

By George L. Petrie | Posted April 2006

Let’s be frank. Notwithstanding an attractive, nicely appointed interior, there’s nothing frou-frou about the Albemarle 360 XF (Express Fisherman). Everything about her is solid, functional, and bred for fishing. But that is not to say she’s unattractive. On the contrary, in just the few minutes it took to fuel up at the Sea Isle Marina during the 2006 Miami International Boat Show, several

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A Breath of Fresh Air

By George L. Petrie | Posted June 2003 | Add a Comment

A Breath of Fresh Air - Environmentally Safe Yacht Design

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The VIP Treatment

By George L. Petrie | Posted June 2003 | Add a Comment

Intermarine Savannah’s Vacuum Infusion Process

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Turning the Screws

By George L. Petrie | Posted May 2003 | Add a Comment

Surface-Piercing Drives

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One Good Turn

By George L. Petrie | Posted May 2003 | Add a Comment

One Good Turn — Maintenance April 2001

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Top Knots

By George L. Petrie | Posted February 2003 | Add a Comment

Top Knots - Part 1

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“Real World” Class

By George L. Petrie | Posted January 2003 | Add a Comment

“Real World” Class - Savannah College of Art and Design

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Prize Catch

By George L. Petrie | Posted January 2003 | Add a Comment

Crescent’s “Valkyrie”

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