Pacific Powerboat Sept Oct 2017

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BOAT REVIEWS

48 Riviera 68 Sport Motor Yacht
62 Grady White 236CC
76 Sea Ray 355
86 Sea Nymph Blazer TT

FEATURES

56 GILBERT’S MUSINGS
Phil Gilbert presents the first in a series of boating mistakes, which show that even the most experienced, practical and dedicated boaties amongst us are not infallible.

68 EDITORS CHOICE
Barry Thompson presents 21, favourite products from the past 21 years that he reckons were something special.

82 CPC – SETTING NEWS STANDARDS
In New Zealand, the boating equivalent of an AA inspection is known as CPC, a New Zealand audited boat building standard. We explain what it all means..

92 THE LATEST IN RADARS
We look at some of the finer points of the latest radars and the differences between systems.

100 REVAMP OF A MARITIMO 60
When an experienced boat owner brought his 2009-year, Maritimo 60 to Motor Yacht Services for some work, he had more than a simple refurbish in mind.

106 CRUISE OF THE ENVOY
Envoy reaches the end of their seventh Med summer cruising season – a collection of magical cruising experiences and adventures covering over 15,000 miles. Text by Laurie Cranfield.

REGULARS

8 DESIGN FOCUS
SoelCat 12 – The future is electric solar

10 LEADING COMMENT
Powerboats that foil are not new

12 PUBLISHER’S COMMENT
More reading more exposure.

14 GUEST COMMENT
A designer’s rant – Roger Hill – Roger Hill Yacht Design.

16 SEEN & ADMIRED
Explorer 50.
Fountaine Pajot MY44.

20 NEWS
News. New products, boats and events.

38 POWER ON
Biggest ever Volvo, diesel outboards on their way and more.

40 ELECTRONICS NEWS
Hot new products from some of the world’s leading brands.

42 RACING NEWS
Opening rounds in Aussie Superboat and SI Marathon winners.

44 CRUISING MATTERS
Break your normal maintenance rules and suffer the consequences. 46 STRAIGHT FROM THE GALLEY

46 STRAIGHT FROM THE GALLEY
Derek The Chef prepares Whitebait Sango caper salad Beetroot relish and Coriander Garlic Aioli.

ISSUE 36 – COVER
Riviera 68 Sport Motor Yacht – See page 48

 

ALLOY BOAT #12 –Page 115
Check out the latest issue of Alloy Boat magazine, which is now incorporated into the pages of Pacific PowerBoat. In this issue we look at; Winter Snapper, Matching the Right Rod & Reel, Jetboating South America and Repowering an old boat.

Plus there are seven reviews on; Lazercraft FT 650 HT, Kiwi Kraft 590/620 Sport HTs, Pinnacle 720, Nuline 48CC, Adventure 1450CC and Innovision 585 Explorer.

 

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