Pacific PowerBoat Jan Feb 2018

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BOAT REVIEWS

56 Maritimo S70
72 Bayliner VR5
82 Carver C37 (Video)
94 Cobalt C22

FEATURES

64 EDITORS CHOICE
Barry Thompson presents 21 interesting people from the past 21 years that made a particular impression on him.

78 GILBERT’S MUSINGS
Phil Gilbert recounts more of his boating mishaps.

90 ADDING A HARDTOP
Mark Burt tells us how he added a hardtop to his old Reflections 980 to make it into a more suitable boat for all seasons.

100 ENGINE REPOWER OPTIONS
Thinking about a new engine for your boat? This article is about engine replacement and all the questions the boat owner faces.

108 KNOW YOUR TRAILER (Video)
We guide you through our new video series on knowing your trailer, with information on everything from towballs to multi rollers.

114 CRUISE OF THE ENVOY
Envoy heads south in Greece’s Ionian Sea and enters the Turtle territory. Text by Laurie Cranfield.

REGULARS

8 DESIGN FOCUS
Toyota have entered the luxury boat market with the Lexus coupe.

10 LEADING COMMENT
Kiwi big boat production market may be returning.

12 PUBLISHER’S COMMENT
Nautical Heros.

14 GUEST COMMENT
The Benefits of the America’s Cup Peter Busfield, Executive Director NZ Marine.

16 SEEN & ADMIRED
Nimbus 405
Grady White Adventure 208 Walk Around

28 NEWS
News. New products, boats and events.

46 ELECTRONICS NEWS
Hot new products from some of the world’s leading brands for 2018.

42 RACING NEWS
Hamilton and Hawkesbury River Bridge to Bridge reports.

52 CRUISING MATTERS
Mooring stern too.

54 STRAIGHT FROM THE GALLEY
Derek The Chef prepares Kiwi Sashimi.

ISSUE 42 COVER
The first Maritimo S70 prior to its passage across the Tasman to a Kiwi owner. See Page 56

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