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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...

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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Blue Planet 32

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

Blue Planet 32By now it’s no secret—fossil fuels are a finite resource, and someday (possibly soon) the leisure marine industry may need to look to alternative energy sources to power its boats through the waves. At the forefront of that movement is Blue Planet Catamarans of Beaufort, North Carolina. The company’s 32-footer is

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Riviera 53 Enclosed Flybridge

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

Riviera 53 Enclosed FlybridgeIn May 2011 at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show in Australia, Riviera splashed its 53 Enclosed Flybridge, a boat that, judging by early customer response, is already a star. As of presstime, the Australian builder had received 12 orders for the model, due in no small part to its layout, which features an aft

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Bering Yachts B50

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

The Bering Sea, that harsh and notoriously unforgiving stretch of ocean that separates North America from Asia, may very well have met its match in the ruggedly built, steel-hull B50 from Bering Yachts. The B50 was conceived as the ultimate midrange passagemaker and so is equipped with many useful weapons to help her wage war

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Sessa Fly 45

By Kevin Koenig | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

Sessa Fly 45Sessa Marine’s Cristian Grande-designed Fly 45, which will splash September at the Cannes Boat Show, promises to optimize space onboard as few yachts of her size currently do. The boat’s namesake flying bridge should be able to accommodate as many as ten people (not including the helmsman) who will most likely congregate

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