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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...

Customania

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

Lead Line — September 2000

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Azimut 98 Leonardo

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

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Tiara 3800 Open

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

You have to wonder what the Slikkers family is thinking these days. In 1984 the biggest boat they built was 36 feet.

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Who's the Best?

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

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Copy Right?

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

Last October Ralph Willard, president and CEO of The Hinckley Company, issued a statement saying the company would "address the problem of the growing number of copycat boats."

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Backup Plan

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

I grew up in a time when a "hard drive" was a trip in a Honda Civic from San Diego to Jackson Hole...

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Tiara 5000 Open

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Uniesse 70

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

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Royal Pacific 540 Sport

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

PMY Boat Test: Royal Pacific 540 Sport

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North Star 71 Pilothouse

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

PMY Boat Test: North Star 71 Pilothouse Motoryacht

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