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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...

Prestige 680

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2016 | Add a Comment

Our first look at the Prestige 680.  With a range of boats between 40 and 75 feet, Prestige has, in recent years, made a strong push into the midsize luxury cruising market. And the company’s popularity should be no surprise considering the attention to detail aboard its boats.

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Riviera 57

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2016 | Add a Comment

Our first look at the Riviera 57.  One look at this 57 and you can tell that she will live up to the Riviera tenets of versatility and seaworthiness. She just looks...strong.

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Viking 80

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2016

Our Boat Test of the Viking 80.  Viking decided to take the Viking 80 in a different direction, one that fits in very well with what we look for in a fishing-ready performer. See what we found out when we put her through her paces here.

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Southport 33 FE

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2016 | Add a Comment

Our first look at the Southport 33 FE.  Man, this hull can really run. The 33 FE from Southport is a do-it-all boat that is a ton of fun to whip around, especially when there are family and friends aboard.

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Hatteras 70 Motor Yacht

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2016 | Add a Comment

Our first look at the Hatteras 70 Motor Yacht.  Among Hatteras’s primary concerns when it created the 70 Motor Yacht was interior volume and livability. To that end, the company really went all out. With four staterooms, the 70 can easily accommodate eight guests, nine if you incorporate the optional Pullman berth.

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A Near-Death Situation on a Scarab 35

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2016 | Add a Comment

After a high-speed, nighttime boat accident, one lucky captain is thankful just to be alive.

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Viking 80 EB

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2016 | Add a Comment

Our first look at the Viking 80 EB.  The Viking 80 EB is, if anything, a boat that was born to run. Her hull was created precisely to chew up waves and spit them out. A sharp entry tapers out to 12.5 degrees of deadrise at the transom, while the boat’s beam carries well aft, aiding in her balance, volume, and lift.

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Benetti Vivace 125

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2015 | Add a Comment

Our first look at the Benetti Vivace 125.  The new Vivace 125 from Benetti is a stunning vessel with crazy amounts of detail on board.

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Cruising Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2015 | Add a Comment

A family trip to Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast opens the author’s eyes to a gorgeous, versatile cruising ground that just may be The Next Big Thing.

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Hargrave Raised Pilothouse 101

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2015 | Add a Comment

Our first look at the Hargrave Raised Pilothouse 101.  Few things say consistency like Hargrave Custom Yachts. For as long as most can remember the company has turned out sturdy, safe, and efficient vessels that know how to make their owners smile.

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