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by Chris Caswell

Hargrave 94

By Chris Caswell | Posted December 2015

Our Boat Test of the Hargrave 94.  The Hargrave 94 is as seaworthy as she is luxurious, an impressive combination if there ever was one. Read our full test here.

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Bavaria Virtess 420 Coupe

By Chris Caswell | Posted August 2015

Our Boat Test of the Bavaria Virtess 420 Coupe.   German boatbuilder Bavaria Yachts has quite a following in Europe. And with three staterooms in a boat under 45 feet LOA, it’s not hard to understand why.

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The Restoration of the Original Cigarette Speedboat

By Chris Caswell | Posted June 2014 | Add a Comment

When a few diehard Florida boaters put their heads together to bring the original Formula 233 back to her former glory, nobody knew exactly how the project would turn out. Which means everybody was surprised by the result.

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Nautical Flea Markets

By Chris Caswell | Posted March 2014 | Add a Comment

If you’ve never been to the Dania Beach Marine Flea Market you are missing out on quite an experience. With buyers and sellers coming from all over to haggle and bargain over every piece of marine paraphernalia you could imagine, it’s quite a scene. Let us teach you how to best negotiate it, by reading here.

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Ocean Alexander 120

By Chris Caswell | Posted August 2013

Take two boatbuilders serving different markets and let them each play to their strengths in a single project. Chris Caswell takes a look at what you get with the new Ocean Alexander 120.

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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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Austin Parker 42 Open

By Chris Caswell | Posted May 2013

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Austin Parker 42.  When an Italian builder creates a lobster yacht, we would expect a different take on what was once a distinctly American design. But what came of this combination in the hands of designer Fulvio De Simoni is something else entirely. See what happens when two design traditions converge here.

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Sunseeker Predator 80

By Chris Caswell | Posted May 2013

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Sunseeker Predator 80 Superlatives will surely follow the Sunseeker Predator 80 on every leg of her voyage. From incredible available performance to luxurious interior appointments, this suave and sophisticated cruiser conjures images of international intrigue, evening trysts, and port arrivals under cover of darkness. Find out more about the Sunseeker Predator 80 here.

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Pursuit SC 365i

By Chris Caswell | Posted April 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Pursuit SC 365i. Looking for something different? So was Pursuit when they designed its new SC 365i, with integrated outboard technology, and that’s just the beginning. Check out Pursuit’s latest compilation of features and style here.

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Dan Neenan Interview - A Superstorm Sandy Survival Story

By Chris Caswell | Posted April 2013 | Add a Comment

Dan Neenan lost his Boston Whaler to Hurricane Sandy, but that’s not stopping this Long Beach Island, New Jersey-based boater from getting back out on the water.

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