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Montauk Calling

By Catherine Pearson | Posted February 2009 | Add a Comment

Beaches, history, and angling opportunities abound in Montauk.What famous fishing locale did The New York Times once describe thusly: “A better fishing ground cannot be found than off this bold, desolate promontory...Within a rifle shot of the lighthouse…is to be caught almost every fish that swims in the Northern Atlantic”? None

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Angler accessories

By Catherine Pearson | Posted February 2009 | Add a Comment

You’re passionate about fishing. You know it. Your friends know it. And, darn it, you want the whole world to know it, too. Thankfully, there exist all manner of accessories—from jewelry to stuffed toys—to help angling enthusiasts like you celebrate your zeal for all things piscatorial. So, whether it’s a T-shirt with a sense of history or a mug that brings you back to the deep blue, consider

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Salty Spirits

By Catherine Pearson | Posted January 2009 | Add a Comment

It might be a tad hyperbolic to claim that the bar is the heart of a yacht. Then again, maybe not. It is, after all, where friends congregate, guests linger, and countless hours of fun are enjoyed. Which is why whether you've got just one in the main saloon or four spread throughout your megayacht, a well-stocked, well-appointed bar is an absolute essential. To make sure yours qualifies, here are

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The New Way To Own

By Catherine Pearson | Posted January 2009 | Add a Comment

There are few who would argue that the megayacht industry isn't rife with innovation, particularly when it comes to construction and design. There are, after all, vessels on the water today sporting amenities and control systems that until recently were the stuff of science fiction. And yet there's one area of the industry that has suffered from a conspicuous lack of originality: ownership. To

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The Richmond Way

By Catherine PearsonJohn Rowe | Posted January 2009 | Add a Comment

Richmond Yachts' Richmond LadyA lot of megayachts have a lot to offer in the way of flourishes. A glass elevator on this one, towering gold columns on the next. And while sumptuous trimmings can certainly go a long way toward making a yacht feel lavish, Richmond Yachts' Richmond Lady proves that it's possible for

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Ship Shape

By Catherine Pearson | Posted December 2008 | Add a Comment

Photo by Craig Wallace DaleLittlest TrainerIt may look like a basic sport watch, but the new Garmin Forerunner 405 is anything but. This GPS-enabled tool (approximately $300) doesn't just tell time, it tracks your training, too. When you're ready to head to shore and get your run on, the Forerunner'll keep track of

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Megayachts, Super Crews

By Catherine PearsonAndy Lavin | Posted December 2008 | Add a Comment

It's 3 a.m., and you wake with a start, suddenly in the throes of a real-life nightmare. A fire has erupted in the galley of your new 150-footer and you've got your entire family onboard for what should've been a relaxing respite in the Med.What happens next? Who fights the flames and who administers any necessary first aid? Well, if your crew has studied

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Stocking Stuffers

By Catherine Pearson | Posted November 2008 | Add a Comment

Fish TimeIt's no Rolex, but the Humminbird SmartCast RF35 Fish Finder Watch is still pretty cool. This $79, waterproof wrist unit uses the company's "Advanced Remote Sonar Sensor wireless technology" (with a wireless range of 75 feet) to transmit real-time readings to its 11⁄4'' LCD display. The watch's sensor covers

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In the Drink

By Catherine Pearson | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

Drum ProtectionSwimming does a body good. It strengthens your muscles, works your lungs, and can be quite the tonic for your mind, too. There are, however, a couple of organs it can take a real toll on--your ears. Well, fear not infection phobes: Auricular protection does exist thanks to the Swimmer’s Ear Eliminator ($99.95),

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White House on the Water

By Catherine Pearson | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

Sequoia was made the official presidential yacht in the 1930’s by President HooverOn November 4, we head to the polls with a most important aim: to elect the 44th President of the United States. And while our new commander in chief will bring much to the position that is decidedly his own--fresh policies, different

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