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NEIL PRYDE: From Sails to Bicycles
  Those in the sailing universe will instantly recognize Neil Pryde primarily for all its windsurfing mojo, but also as a straight-up sailmaker. I made my second transat, for example, back in 1992 under a suit of sweet Neil Pryde sails ...
Rumors and Ruminations Over Feadship’s Largest Yacht
  Feadship’s Royal De Vries yard quietly launched the 88-meter (288-foot) Musashi about two weeks ago, and since then yacht watchers and various websites have been speculating over the ...
CASCO BAY CRUISE: Little Chebeague Island
Taft & Rinlaub's Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast is a bit dismissive of Chandler Cove, which is bounded by Great Chebeague Island to the north and east, Little Chebeague Island to the west, and Long Island to the south. ...
JBS and Nauti-Marine to Go Head to Head at Shootout
This year’s Lake of the Ozarks Shootout August 28-29 is looking to be a battle of the 50-foot Mystics, at least when it comes to the fight for Top Gun honors. In one corner, there’s reigning champion Dave Scott’s Nauti-Marine, ...
Broward Back in Business
It has a new name and new partners, but the Florida-based yard known for “the great American megayacht” is in the process of being revived once again. The new name is Broward Shipyard, and Philippe Brandligt, a naval architect by training ...
Skater Shootout Purse: “For the Boat Owners.”
Caught up with Peter Hledin, the owner of Douglas Marine, which builds Skater catamarans in Douglas, Mich. Hledin remains one of my favorite people in the high-performance marine industry to inteview, particularly for his extensive base of knowledge th...
The Rebuild of Attessa IV
“This was more of a new build than a refit. I think the term remanufactured describes it pretty well.” So says Capt. Ted McCumber, who has been overseeing the transformation of the superyacht formerly known as Evergreen into Attessa IV. She’s ...
THUNDER AND LIGHTNING: How Far Away?
  This is my Omega Speedmaster, a fancy mechanical chronograph that my wife gave me for my birthday a couple of years back. It is, in fact, a special 50th anniversary edition of this legendary time piece, released back in 2007, ...
THE BOY, ME AND THE CAT: The First Snow Birds
These days voyaging south down the U.S. East Coast via the Intracoastal Waterway is so commonplace as to be cliché. Literally thousands of cruisers now make the pilgrimage annually. Calling themselves “snowbirds,” they ply the murky waters of the ...
Palmer Johnson Closes UK Operations
In a sign of the times, more than 100 craftspeople that Palmer Johnson hired for its UK-based yacht-building operations have been laid off. Both the Daily Echo newspaper and Boating Business magazine reported earlier this week that the yard in Hythe, ...

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