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Sea Fare August — Victoria Allman in the Galley
Editor’s Note — Victoria Allman is the chef aboard a 143-foot megayacht and the author of the recently released “Sea Fare:  A Chef’s Journey Across the Ocean.”  This is the eighth in a series of periodic columns here on OceanLines ...
First Photos — Nordhavn 120 Megayacht
Well, they don’t come any hotter than this.  These photos were taken overnight when the future queen of the Nordhavn fleet was released from her molds at the factory in China.  I’m going to let the photos speak for themselves, ...
Here’s Why You Need an iPad on the Boat
by Christine Kling   (Editor’s Note — Chris Kling is a sailor with with more than 30 years of experience on the oceans of the world. She’s also an English professor at Broward College, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and the ...
Take the Poll — What’s the Ideal Tender Outboard?
If you could have the perfect outboard for your dinghy or tender, what would it be?  A diesel perhaps, because you’re already carrying hundreds or thousands of gallons of that fuel and because looking for and storing gasoline is such ...
Furuno’s New WS200 Brings NMEA 2000 Ultrasonic Weather to Your Helm
Actually, it brings ultrasonic weather data to your helm. Are we straight with that now?  Okay. The basic ultrasonic instrument has been around for several years — the most recent version, still available, is the PB150, a NMEA 0183-compatible unit –  but ...
New Nordhavn 63 Pictures
P.A.E. today confirmed that hull #1 of the new Nordhavn 63 is in final preparation for shipment from the factory in China to Florida, where it will be commissioned and available for inspection. The N63 is a development of the ...
How You Can Get Properly Fitted Life Jackets—For Free
Last month, we brought you some tips for making sure that the life jackets on your boat are the correct size for every adult and child you regularly bring aboard. This month, we’re following up with a way that you ...
Trawler Fest Set for Baltimore
PassageMaker Magazine announced its choice of Baltimore’s historic Inner Harbor as the location of their new mid-Atlantic Trawler Fest set for September 24-26, 2010.  The Inner Harbor, a major seaport in the United States since the 1700s, is a very...
Nordic Tugs Owners Rendezvous in Connecticut
If you’ve never been to an owners’ or manufacturer’s or dealer’s rendezvous, you’re missing a great part of the cruising lifestyle. Last weekend’s Northeast Nordic Tug Owners Association (NENTOA) 2010 Rendezvous in Essex, Connecticut, is a great example of how ...
Ultimate Yachts: Video of the Molokai Strait 75′
The Molokai Strait   75 luxury bluewater expedition yacht Hercules is an examples of top-of-the-line everything. For the ocean adventurer, the Molokai Strait yachts are built with steel hulls and aluminum topsides, lots of displacement and fuel. I first saw the ...

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