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Crownline 270 SS Bowrider
Crownline 270 SS Bowrider
Brawn, meet beauty.
01-Feb-2016

My mother has a theory about quality in cars. The sticker price, the promotion, the bluster and bombast of the salesperson preaching the vehicle’s virtues — she says any buyer worth their salt will ignore the noise and focus instead on the telltale sign of quality: the doors. If they shut with the decisive whoomp of a refrigerator door, that weighty, near-soundless seal of resounding finality, a person could bet the manufacturer took care in all aspects of the car, from engine to ignition.

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Jeanneau NC11
Jeanneau NC11
A new concept in versatility.
01-Jan-2016

People are using their boats in more ways than ever before — especially when it comes to powerboats. Ten years ago, most folks would have scoffed at the idea of toting along kayaks and stand-up paddleboards on their cruises. Today, the sight is relatively commonplace.

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Sunseeker Predator 57
Sunseeker Predator 57
The fastest-selling cruiser.
05-Nov-2015

The celebrated British yacht builder threw out the rulebook when it created the innovative Sunseeker Predator 57. That fresh approach made this new yacht the fastest-selling model in Sunseeker’s history. So, of course, we couldn’t wait to take it for a spin.

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Cruisers Yachts 60 Cantius
Cruisers Yachts 60 Cantius
A New Queen is Christened.
01-Oct-2015

Cruisers Yachts launched the all-new 60-foot Cantius at their annual dealer meeting in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin this past July. This new yacht is the biggest, most luxurious and most technologically advanced yacht the company has built to date, making her the reigning queen of their fleet.

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Stingray 201 DC
Stingray 201 DC
Three-season fun on this all-new deck boat
01-Sep-2015

Love the idea of a deck boat, but not willing to give up the protection of a full windshield? Stingray’s newest offering features generous seating capacity, thoughtful appointments, spirited performance and a full walk-through windshield for true three-season fun.

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Pursuit OS 325
Pursuit OS 325
A Gentleman's Fishing Boat
11-Aug-2015

Distinctive voices, especially those with a rich British accent, create quite the impression. To help paint the setting for our review of the Pursuit OS 325, watch a video clip of actor John Gielgud in the movie Arthur, starring Dudley Moore. Here I am, on my hands and knees, in the sole of this boat, inspecting the beefy hardware, when out of nowhere I hear this regally delivered statement, “She is quite the gentlemen’s fishing boat!

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South Shore JUN17
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