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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...

Beneteau Barracuda 9

By Kevin Koenig | Posted October 2011 | Add a Comment

Beneteau Barracuda 9Beneteau, the giant French boatbuilder that is currently making a concerted push into American markets, is well regarded for its innovative building techniques and efficiency of design. Some of its recent builds—the Swift Trawler 44, for example—wowed crowds on last year’s boat show circuit with its ability to fit so many

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Sanlorenzo SL94 - First Look

By Kevin Koenig | Posted October 2011 | Add a Comment

    Sanlorenzo SL94   Whether you’re looking to enjoy a short stay on the water or plan to cruise the seas for weeks, the newest build from Sanlorenzo offers contemporary accommodations and convenient amenities. A modern take on a cruising yacht, the Sanlorenzo SL94 adds new styling elements and innovations to traditional design. Distinctive

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Intersleek 900 Paint

By Kevin Koenig | Posted October 2011 | Add a Comment

These days it seems like nearly everyone is talking about going green. Some people are going all out, living in solar-powered homes and driving hybrid cars, while others require a bit more convincing before they hop aboard the tree-hugger

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Jet Skiing from Los Angeles to San Diego

By Kevin KoenigPhotos by Josh Burns | Posted October 2011 | Add a Comment

Photo by Josh BurnsMotoring away from the Marina Del Rey launch ramp. Only 140 miles to go.California ScreamingJet Skiing from Los Angeles to San Diego Was a Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience. (Once was Enough.)BEGINNINGSLast January in Bimini over an icy

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Kadey-Krogen 48 AE

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2011 | Add a Comment

Kadey-Krogen 48 AESome things are nonnegotiable when you’re in the market for a transatlantic-capable cruiser. Of course, you’re going to need exceptional range, but safety and comfort will be of utmost importance as well. Luckily, those are the principles upon which Kadey-Krogen was founded. And the company’s newly launched 48 AE (Advanced

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The Brett Taylor Bailey Mako Rodeo

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2011 | Add a Comment

Mountains to the Sea: Ten Years After 9/11, The BTB Mako Rodeo Keeps Alive The Memory Of One Victim. There are a lot of adjectives people commonly use to describe those who pass away before their time. Fearless is not one of them...

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Darwin 86'

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2011 | Add a Comment

Exclusive: Darwin 86'Maybe your goal is to find the ‘‘New World’’ as Christopher Columbus did. Maybe your goals are more modest, exploring the coastline of a foreign country la Verrazano. No matter your seafaring aims, the newest launch from Italian designer Sergio Cutolo, the Darwin 86', will give you the opportunity to find new worlds

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Princess V72

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2011 | Add a Comment

    Exclusive: Princess V72   While Kate Middleton may own the spotlight for now, she will soon have to compete with another British Princess who may even surpass Her Highness in beauty and grace. The V72 promises to uphold the traditions of another impressive lineage, that of Princess Yachts, the U.K. builder of sportcruisers. The V72 will launch

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Sarnico Yachts Spider 46

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2011 | Add a Comment

Exclusive: Sarnico Yachts Spider 46Sarnico Yachts is under new management: a team comprised of Marc-Udo Broich and James Michael Ryan, the men in charge of Maestro Yachts. The new collaboration, which has partnered with both the naval architecture firm Nuvolari-Lenard and Cantieri di Sarnico, looks to couple Italian elegance and flair with

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Nautica RIB Express 42

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

Nautica RIB Express 42Nautica RIB is upping the ante for rigid inflatable tenders with its 42-foot Express model. She will be the largest in her line for the company, which makes Express models as compact as 16 feet. The boat, for which Nautica has already received six orders, promises to be a well-outfitted sidekick for any megayacht as it’s

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