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Jason Y. Wood

Power & Motoryacht Senior Editor:
Jason Y. Wood grew up sailing and fishing the lakes and waterways of New England. Family vacations to Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard instilled in him a love of the sea that continued through his studies at Bowdoin College in coastal Maine. His pursuit of fair winds and fish turned from passion to profession when he landed a job in 1997 as assistant editor at Offshore magazine, near Boston. Read more here...

Of Lobsters and Lobster Boats

By | Posted April 2014 | Add a Comment

Take a trip down memory lane with Maine, Lobster, and the boats they inspired.

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Regulator 25

By | Posted April 2014

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Regulator 25 The Regulator 25 may not be a huge boat, but she outpunches her weight. With plenty of seating, a wave-chomping hull, and powerful twin Yamaha F200 outboards, this boat is ready for anything. Read all about her here.

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FLIR One

By | Posted April 2014 | Add a Comment

The FLIR One mounts to the back of an iPhone 5 or iPhone 5S and, in conjunction with an app, turns the phone into a pocket-size thermal-imaging device.

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Three Electronics Upgrades

By | Posted April 2014 | Add a Comment

Check out three easy upgrades that may be added to your current boat with very little effort, yet can change the game in terms of enjoying boat ownership.

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Grundéns Gage Weather Watch Bibs

By | Posted April 2014 | Add a Comment

You know the Grundéns name from the thick rubber bib pants worn by fishermen the world over.

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Pre-Installed Helm Electronics

By | Posted February 2014 | Add a Comment

To Pre-Install or not to Pre-Install.   Some boat companies pre-install all of their helm electronics before the sale, while others leave those choices up to the buyer. Ever wondered why that is? Editor-in-Chief Jason Y. Wood investigates which option is best for you.

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NISI 1700

By | Posted January 2014

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the NISI 1700 If you know what you want, you’re ahead of the game. And if you’re looking for a midsize boat with a megayacht feel, an unmistakeably homey ambiance, and a healthy turn of speed, you may want the NISI 1700 without even knowing it. Read about why here.

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Touchscreens on Marine Electronics

By | Posted January 2014 | Add a Comment

What You Should Know About Touchscreens on Marine Electronics Touchscreens are showing up on marine electronics more and more, but you may be surprised about why. Power & Motoryacht investigated how manufacturers are dealing with user expectations, and what’s coming next.

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Lazzara LMY 64

By | Posted December 2013

Power & Motoryacht's Boat Test of the Lazzara LMY 64 Lazzara Yachts has always found a way to stand out from the rest of the pack. During his test of the Lazzara LMY 64, Editor-in-Chief Jason Y. Wood dove deep with the company’s founder, Dick Lazzara, to find out exactly how he does it. Read more here.

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Streaming Content for Onboard Entertainment

By | Posted December 2013 | Add a Comment

For better or for worse, taking to sea will soon no longer be a true escape. New technologies—in particular a mini-VSAT broadband system from KVH—are making Wi-Fi connection and other connectivity applications better than ever. Editor-in-Chief Jason Wood introduces you to a bold new future, here.

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