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Simon Murray

Managing Editor

The first time Simon climbed into a boat he fell out of it. He was four, and the thrill of the sea has gripped him ever since. Growing up boating off Long Beach Island and Friend’s Lake in upstate New York, he has been a newspaper writer for the North Shore Weekend, and editor for luxury lifestyle magazines, where he has covered aviation, automotive, and yachting news. As managing editor, Simon reports on everything from new boats to interesting gear.

Maritimo X60

By | Posted September 2017 | Add a Comment

Our first look at the Maritimo X60. The Maritimo X60 design is the product of a young mind backed by a builder with serious experience.

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PMY Tested: Easybreath Snorkeling Mask

By | Posted June 2017 | Add a Comment

Power & Motoryacht puts Tribord's innovative Easybreath mask to the test the only way we know how: in the drink!

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Easybreath Snorkeling Mask

By | Posted June 2017 | Add a Comment

Our review of Tribord Diving’s Easybreath Snorkeling Mask.

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Rounding Cape Horn Aboard an Outer Reef 880 Cockpit

By | Posted June 2017 | Add a Comment

The Mount Everest of boating; a Cape Horn voyage. The edge of the world is not for the faint of heart—as Paul Hawran, owner of an Outer Reef 880 Cockpit and his crew, would come to learn on their journey.

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Crossing an Ocean on a Kadey-Krogen 42

By | Posted May 2017 | Add a Comment

Some people have extravagant dreams of a life filled with adventure. Richard Bost had those, too. And then he bought a Kadey-Krogen 42 and crossed an ocean. Twice.

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By | Posted April 2017 | Add a Comment

SV Yachts is billing the new Alpha as the “fastest luxury yacht in the world,” with offshore speeds of more than 80 knots.

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Navigating the Shallows of Murphy’s Creek

By | Posted April 2017 | Add a Comment

A leaky engine, a water-moccasin-filled creek, and a seemingly abandoned ferry boat: Experiencing Northern Florida aboard a Cape Dory.

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Sebago 2017 Marine Shoes

By | Posted April 2017 | Add a Comment

The Power & Motoryacht team put Sebago’s collection of upscale nautical footwear to the test during the Miami International Boat Show. Here’s our review.

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New Boats Notebook: Midnight Express 60

By | Posted March 2017 | Add a Comment

Remember when a 40-foot center console was once considered an oddity? Not anymore.

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Lexus Sport Yacht 42

By | Posted January 2017 | Add a Comment

The just-unveiled Lexus Sport Yacht 42—a collaboration between Marquis Yachts and the auto manufacturer—combines one-of-a-kind styling and sexy curves that you won’t want to miss.

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