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by Kevin Koenig

PMY Senior Editor:
Kevin grew up in New Jersey and spent his summers cruising the Barnegat Bay aboard his father’s 23-foot Sea Ray Respite. He also has earned a certificate in boating from Southwest Florida Yachts. He graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2004 Read more here...

This magazine’s founder looks back at the very beginning.

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2015 | Add a Comment

Way back in 1985, Power & Motoryacht was just another start-up boating magazine. That is until one infamous article by Tom Fexas put us on the map for good. Read the inside story on how we made our bones, here.

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Wider 32

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2015 | Add a Comment

Our first look at the Wider 32.  With some of the more notable lines we’ve seen on a boat in a while, and a multitude of customization options, the Wider 32 is quite an eye-catching boat to be sure. Get an early look at her here.

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Sunseeker Manhattan 65

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2015 | Add a Comment

Our first look at the Sunseeker Manhattan 65.  The Manhattan 65 from Sunseeker is a bit of a rarity in that she’s as solidly built and seaworthy as she is sleek and glamorous. Get a better idea of what we mean here.

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A Heart Attack at Sea

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2015 | Add a Comment

When a fishing companion had a cardiac episode 90 miles offshore, the captain needed to act fast and decisively to save his life. Read what happened next, here.

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Magnum 51 Bestia

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2015 | Add a Comment

Our first look at the Magnum 51 Bestia.  The Bestia’s got unmistakable aesthetics. Makes me want to throw on a pastel-pink leisure suit, flip on some Phil Collins, and blast her around Biscayne Bay—in a good way.

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Weaver 80

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2015

Our Boat Test of the Weaver 80.  When we tested the Weaver 80 off Palm Beach we were promised some pretty impressive running numbers, and we weren't disappointed. We were pretty pleased with her commanding lines, superb fit and finish, and excellent fishability too. Read here for more.

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Ferretti 550

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2015 | Add a Comment

New Boats Notebook - a first look at the Ferretti 550

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Grand Banks 46 Eastbay FB

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2015

Our Boat Test of the Grand Banks 46 Eastbay FB.  The 46 Eastbay FB from Grand Banks is stylish for sure, but she’s got more tricks up her sleeve than just good looks. Our tester found that out when he took her for a spin on Lake Michigan. Read about it here.

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A Close Call with a Container Ship

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2014 | Add a Comment

Sprague Theobald is an accomplished author, filmmaker, and adventurer. However one night long ago, on a small boat bound for Bermuda, all of that almost never happened. Read about his incredibly close call with a container ship here.

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Riviera 565 SUV

By Kevin Koenig | Posted November 2014

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Riviera 565 SUV.  Riviera’s 565 SUV is built for rough water and a good time. We know, because we tested her in tough conditions and had a blast. Read all about it here.

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