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Makaira 64

By Scott Shane | Posted February 2015

Our Boat Test of the Makaira 64.  With the 64 Makaira, Ocean is announcing its presence in the high-end sportfishing market, where luxury and fishability are of (nearly) equal importance. But was Ocean able to live up to its own lofty expectations? Find out by reading our full test here.

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Bayliss 84 Orion

By Scott Shane | Posted May 2014

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Bayliss 84 Orion.  For attention to detail, it’s hard to beat Bayliss Boatworks, and the 84-foot Orion that launched in February 2014 is hardly an exception.

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Garlington 49

By Scott Shane | Posted April 2013

Power & Motoryacht's boat test of the Garlington 49. When you look at a new custom sportfisherman, you see the latest offspring from a long and storied evolution of a species. The Garlington 49 is just such a specimen, from the running surface to the tips of the outriggers, and everything in between. See how the Garlington 49 puts fish in the crosshairs here.

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Lazzara 76 - Used Boat Review

By Scott Shane | Posted February 2013 | Add a Comment

A Guide To Used Boats   The Lazzara 76 gave boat guys a yacht to run themselves. Still does. Power & Motoryacht's used boat review of the Lazzara 76.

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Carver 560 Voyager - Used Boat Review

By Scott Shane | Posted January 2013 | Add a Comment

Used Boat Review: Carver 560 Voyager: The Carver 560 Voyager may be just the inspiration some boaters need to make a substantial upgrade. These American-built cruisers offer a couple of layout options suited to voyages from the Great Lakes to the Keys and beyond, sometimes at an attractive price.

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Mikelson M50 Sportfisher

By Scott Shane | Posted October 2012

Power & Motoryacht's boat test and review of the Mikelson M50 Sportfisher. For anglers looking to go the distance, there’s no reason to look beyond the proven design and smart layout of the Mikelson M50 Sportfisher.

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Ocean 48 Super Sport - Used Boat Review

By Scott Shane | Posted September 2012 | Add a Comment

Second Time Around The Ocean 48 Super Sport works for anglers and cruisers.

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Sea Ray 480/500 Sundancer - Used Boat Review

By Scott Shane | Posted September 2012 | Add a Comment

Second Time Around Sea Ray’s 480/500 Sundancer made a name for itself by providing a roomy platform for on-the-water fun. Not much has changed.

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Tiara 4100 Open - Second Time Around

By Scott Shane | Posted July 2012 | Add a Comment

Guide to Used Boats: The Tiara 4100 Open meets the needs of both the angler and cruiser with aplomb.

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Old-School Tuna Fishing

By Scott Shane | Posted April 2011 | Add a Comment

Back In The DayPolar bear-size bluefin once prowled near-shore Northeast waters and launched decades of epic tournament fishing.Photo Courtesy of Manasquan River Marlin & Tuna ClubIn the early part of the 20th century, East Coast commercial fishermen were dismayed that bluefin tuna weighing 500-plus

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