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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...

Tiara Yachts Coronet 31

By Kevin Koenig | Posted June 2011 | Add a Comment

Tiara Yachts Coronet 31Tiara Yachts new Coronet 31 is one dayboat with a truly fitting name—since a coronet is a “little crown” and the 31 looks to be the newest jewel in Tiara’s collection. Her cockpit feels unusually roomy compared to other boats in this class due to a single-level deck that allows for maximum seating, as well as enough space for

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2011 Engines Review - Catalyst

By Kevin Koenig | Posted June 2011 | Add a Comment

Time For A ConversionUnfamiliar with catalytic converters? You shouldn’t be, because you may need one soon.If you’re like most people, the only time you put serious thought into catalytic converters is when you’re driving down the road and an awful sulfuric scent whacks you straight in the nostrils

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Custom Line 100

By Kevin Koenig | Posted June 2011 | Add a Comment

Custom Line 100Anyone who ever uttered the phrase “youth is wasted on the the young” certainly never met an owner of Ferretti’s Custom Line 100. Designed with sleek, sporty lines specifically intended to attract a young, hip clientele, the yacht is sure to make a lasting impression on any (most likely jealous) person who catches a glimpse of her.

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Maritimo M53

By Kevin Koenig | Posted June 2011 | Add a Comment

Maritimo M53If the primary purpose of a yacht is to entertain, then the Maritimo M53 is a boat on a mission. At 57'8" she packs as much leisure-time punch as larger boats. Of particular note is her well-appointed galley, replete with a full-size refrigerator and freezer, electric cooktop, microwave, and drawer-style dishwasher, plus a stainless

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Prestige Yachts 500 S

By Kevin Koenig | Posted June 2011 | Add a Comment

Prestige Yachts 500 S“Beauty without excess.” This was Prestige’s goal when designing its 500 S, a boat that is sure to impress with her clean lines, nimble performance, and efficient use of interior space. Her exterior speaks for itself, with a sleek, low profile that lends a certain elegance whether at the dock or slicing through open water. Her

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Azimut 38

By Kevin Koenig | Posted May 2011 | Add a Comment

Azimut 38You never get a second chance to make a first impression.That’s why Azimut put so much time and care into developing the 38. The boat measures 39 feet and makes efficient use of that space, particularly on her flying bridge, which houses a sunpad and sofa area. Down below, the master cabin features spacious wardrobes that make the

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Lazzara Breeze 76

By Kevin Koenig | Posted May 2011 | Add a Comment

Lazzara Breeze 76If your question is “which new luxury cruising yacht should I check out next time I’m in the market?” then the answer my friend, is blowin’ in the wind. The breeze to be exact—the Breeze 76 from Lazzara. This yacht packs a lot into her 76'5" LOA: an expansive flying bridge with a helm station, shaded lounge area, seating section

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Hunt Yachts 44 Express Cruiser

By Kevin Koenig | Posted May 2011 | Add a Comment

Hunt Yachts 44 Express CruiserIf you’re in the hunt for a day cruiser with a smooth ride, classic American lines, and exceptional interior space for a boat her size, you may want to check out the 44 Express Cruiser from Hunt. The boat was designed for those who liked the looks, performance, and amenities of the company’s 52-footer but who wanted

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Protector Tuaranga 38

By Kevin Koenig | Posted May 2011 | Add a Comment

Protector Tuaranga 38Oakland, California-based Protector Boats holds firm to the idea that the world is three-quarters water and that their customers should be able to enjoy almost every inch of that expanse. And with the new Tuaranga 38, which is typically rugged, sturdy, and fast, Protector aims to let the owners enjoy those waters regardless of

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Horizon PC58

By Kevin Koenig | Posted May 2011 | Add a Comment

Rendering courtesy of Horizon YachtsHorizon PC58Lions and tigers and 59-foot cats that can hit nearly 30 mph at WOT? Oh my! The Horizon Group is set to launch its PC58 power cat at this fall’s Fort Lauderdale boat show. The yacht, whose elegant lines were engineered by Jupiter, Florida’s Winchester Design Group,

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