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by Capt. Richard Thiel

PMY Editor-in-Chief:
Raised in San Diego, Richard grew up on boats—admittedly, mostly sailboats. He actually didn't purchase his first powerboat, a 19-foot SeaCraft center console, until after he moved to Jupiter, Florida, in 1980. From the moment he launched Last Resort, he was hooked on powerboats, so much so that he decided to parlay his love of them and his experience as a diesel mechanic into a career as a freelance boating writer. Read more here...

New and Improved?

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted January 2003 | Add a Comment

I can almost hear the collective scoff when I say, “Welcome to the new and improved Power

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Why Not Compare Boats?

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted January 2003 | Add a Comment

One of the best parts of being editor of PMY is hearing from you. Our readers are uncommonly knowledgeable and

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Size Matters

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted January 2003 | Add a Comment

Two loves

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Carver 360 Sport Sedan

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted December 2002 | Add a Comment

Exclusive PMY Boat Test: Carver 360 Sport Sedan

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A New Line

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted November 2002 | Add a Comment

Back in July I devoted this column to speculation that Brunswick Corporation was about to reconfigure its Bayliner and Maxum lines and introduce a new line of cruisers called Meridian.

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Five Ways to Buy Right

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted September 2002 | Add a Comment

Buying a boat is about taste, preference, and imponderables. The only person who can decide if a boat is worth her price is the buyer, so in such cases, often the best we can do is help determine priorities.

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