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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...

Bienvenido a Miami

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2012 | Add a Comment

Miami residents Eric Horstmeyer and his wife Nicole Boswell-Horstmeyer are every bit the couple-about-town in the Magic City. They are based out of Miami and are intimately familiar with its legendary nightlife scene. Here they tell us about a few of their favorite places to kick back...

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PMY Tested: JetLev R200

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2012 | Add a Comment

I recently tested the Jetlev R200 water-powered jetpack down in Fort Lauderdale and man was that thing cool. Jetlev is trying to position it as the next big thing in the world of PWCs. I guess this is a PWC? I don’t really know to be honest...

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Beneteau Flyer Gran Turismo 44

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2012 | Add a Comment

From across the Atlantic comes an express cruiser that looks to put the joie de vivre into your ocean-going experience. The new Flyer Gran Turismo 44 from French builder Beneteau offers a smooth ride, well-laid-out onboard space, and perhaps most

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Hinckley Talaria 55 MK II

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2012 | Add a Comment

Photo courtesy of Hinckley Yachts   Hinckley Talaria 55 MK II   Venerable boatbuilder Hinckley has been turning out elegant cruisers for the white-shoe, blue-hull set since 1928. Known for designing boats with classic lines and exceptional seakindliness, Hinckley has always embodied the pinnacle of old-school American

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Fusion

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2012 | Add a Comment

MS-IP700 Marine iPod StereoFusion unveiled this rugged marine-grade stereo at this year’s Fort Lauderdale boat show. It lets you pump tunes straight from your iPod to your boat’s speakers using a fully integrated display. Whether you’re into Eminem or The Temptations, the MS-IP700 will ensure

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Wavejet Propulsion

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2012 | Add a Comment

WavejetThe Wavejet line of surfboards, paddleboards, and more have battery-powered propulsion to help you paddle out more easily, catch bigger waves, and even take a break if you need it. The company says its boards can be used to paddle into 50-foot-high waves, but if you just feel like giving your shoulders a rest, they’re good for that

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Ferretti 870

By Kevin Koenig | Posted January 2012 | Add a Comment

Following in the wake of Ferretti's popular 830 is the company's new 870, a yacht that is sure to appeal to owners who treasure sophisticated design and detail. The 870 is another example of the tri-tipped partnership between Ferretti's in-house research and naval design center, Studio Zuccon International Project...

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Intrepid 475 Sport Yacht

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2011

The Intrepid 475 Sport Yacht is completely customizable and runs like an Olympic bobsled. I blame my father. He writes with his left hand, and I learned handwriting from watching him. Only problem is, I’m a righty. Thusly, everything I’ve ever produced from a pen has been smudgy chicken-scratch. So imagine what it looks like when I write down

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Monte Carlo Yachts 65

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2011 | Add a Comment

Monte Carlo Yachts 65Hot on the heels of the much-lauded Monte Carlo Yachts 76 comes the 65, a boat the company hopes will strengthen its reputation for building understatedly elegant yachts that are as functional as they are highly styled.Once again MCY paired

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Fountaine Pajot Queensland 55

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2011 | Add a Comment

Fountaine Pajot Queensland 55Anyone who has ever spent time on a long-range cruise knows well that stability is hard to overrate as a comfort factor. That’s why it should come as no surprise that boatbuilders are beginning to turn out more and more catamaran trawlers, which offer incredible stability with the added bonus of improved fuel economy.

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