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Hargrave 125

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

The Hargrave 125 brings the company’s exquisite use of space to bear on a size range mostly served by trideck motoryachts. But this raised pilothouse design can more than hold her own. Get a the lowdown here.

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Down East Boat Design

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

Down East design is a perfect marriage of form and function. We take a good, hard look at what it is about these boats’ designs that makes them so special. If you’ve ever appreciated the pretty lines of a Down East boat as she passed you by, read this.

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Lyman-Morse 42

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted April 2014

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Lyman-Morse 42 With a trusty, Hunt-designed hull and powerful Hamilton water jets the Lyman-Morse 42 Peregrine is ready for whatever adventure you’d like to take her on. And with classic Down East lines she’s easy on the eyes as well. Read our full test of her here.

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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 best. Learn where to see the best sights, eat the best food, and more.

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Fleming 65 - Venture

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

Over the past nine years, Tony Fleming has upgraded most of the major systems, including the engines, the genset, the propshaft, and the steering.

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Grand Banks 50 Eastbay SX

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted January 2014

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Grand Banks 50 Eastbay SX With Downeast style and on-water performance that really impresses, the 50 Eastbay SX is quite the boat. Peter A. Janssen ran her off the Atlantic Coast in 9-foot seas and 35-knot winds. Would she blink? Read this to find out.

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Hunt 44

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted May 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Hunt 44 Even if it’s just for a day, pointing the bow of a Hunt 44 toward the magical island of Monhegan Island off the Maine Coast is the best way we can think of to check out her cruising chops.

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Hinckley T34

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted January 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Hinckley T34. A spirited spin in the waters of Maine hints at the inspiration for the Hinckley T34—a boat built with summer fun in her DNA.

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Perry 42

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted October 2012

Others may not find Lionheart Concerto as beautiful as her owner Ken Sawyer does—and he couldn’t care less. Peter Janssen discovers what makes this unusual 42-footer so special during a three-day Chesapeake cruise.

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Sabre 38 Salon Express

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted September 2012

Power & Motoryacht's Exclusive Boat Test of the Sabre 38 Salon Express. The Sabre 38 Salon Express puts a nimble hull beneath a classic Down East profile. But don’t let her traditional lines fool you. There’s some interesting innovation here, including a clever cockpit settee that lets you adjust the space to your needs, and some interior lines of sight that just may surprise you.

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