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Tiara Sport 34 LS
Tiara Sport 34 LS
Game two of Tiara’s doubleheader.
01-Jan-2019

As I drove out to Tiara’s Corporate Yachting Center in Holland, Michigan, in mid-August, I passed a group of kids playing baseball in a local park.

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Glastron GTDW 225
Glastron GTDW 225
Surfing and fishing machine.
01-Jan-2019

Someday I expect the GPS voice navigator to replace that annoying “recalculating” with, “Oh! I see we’ve arrived in Traverse City, Michigan; shall I adjust your course to the Glastron plant in nearby Cadillac via the Traverse City Pie Company?”

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Stingray 216CC
Stingray 216CC
Center of attention.
05-Nov-2018

It’s no secret that center consoles have been increasing in popularity as more and more boating families discover the versatility of an open boat layout.

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Scarab 255 Open ID
Scarab 255 Open ID
Point and go.
05-Nov-2018

Who would have thought that the tagline of a product sold some 40 years ago — from one of the first infomercials ever created — would influence the way people purchase boats today.

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Marlow 53E
Marlow 53E
You won’t believe it’s only 53 feet.
01-Oct-2018

Although I’m not old enough yet to be mumbling incoherent statements under my breath on a regular basis, I am guilty of this action on a recent sea trial.

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Jeanneau NC 1095
Jeanneau NC 1095
Crafty maneuvers.
01-Oct-2018

The Jeanneau New Concept (NC) fleet topped out at 29 feet up until this summer, when the French boatbuilder introduced a new NC flagship, the 1095.

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Sunseeker Predator 50
Sunseeker Predator 50
Breaking from the pack.
01-Sep-2018

On the charts carried by the old-world explorers, the edge of the known world was often marked by the phrase, “Here, there be monsters.”

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Prestige 630 S
Prestige 630 S
Subtle beauty, innovative heart.
01-Sep-2018

After spending a day aboard Prestige’s 460 Fly several months ago, I had become really impressed with the Prestige brand.

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World Cat 280CC-X
World Cat 280CC-X
Changing perceptions.
01-Aug-2018

Who in their right mind would deliberately intersect a string of big yachts churning up a 3-foot-plus wake?

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Pursuit DC 365
Pursuit DC 365
Yes, you can have it all.
01-Aug-2018

I was chatting recently with a build-captain friend about a refit project he is heading up.

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South Shore JUN17
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