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by 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...

Princess 60

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

The Princess 60 is a boat perfectly suited for entertaining on the water. The well-lit saloon features a U-shape sofa and coffee table with a settee opposite, while down below three cabins offer even more comfort. Up top on the flying bridge, a dining table with panoramic views that is sure to delight your guests.

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Touch and Go

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

KEP Dual TouchKEP Marine recently introduced a line of dual-touch glass-bridge displays. KEPM GB Dual Touch Glass Bridge displays provide touchscreen functionality similar to that of computer tablets and smartphones that allow the user to zoom in or out using two fingers to control the image. The sunlight-viewable LCD screens are

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640 Maine

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted June 2011 | Add a Comment

Cantieri Estensi's third entry into its Maine line of builds looks like it may be a keeper. The 640 has the requisite live-aboard size for a true second home, and enough range (2,900 miles at a cruise speed of 7 mph) to get its owners to most any exotic port of call with ease. And those journeys should be relaxing and enjoyable particularly since the yard says it

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An Alternative to the iphone

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted June 2011 | Add a Comment

Apple AlternativeThe halo effect of the iPod aside, not every smartphone shopper winds up with another iconic device from the bushel in Cupertino. There’s another technology company out there called Google—maybe you’ve heard of it—that has created a smartphone operating system known as Android that serves as a sort of

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