Pacific Powerboat Magazine – July / August 2014

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REGULAR COLUMNS

Leading Comment
From the highs of Raro and the lows of the AC – Barry Thompson.

Publisher Comment
New Toys galore… – Doug Dukeson.

Guest Comment
PPB asked Mercury Marine’s Kevin S. Grodzki a few questions about where Mercury Marine is heading in the future.

Seen & Admired
New releases and arrivals in recent months: Horizon PC52 and Buccaneer 685 El Dorado

Waterline
Boat Show wrap ups from SCIBS and Hutchwilco NZ, new boats from Haines Hunter & Clipper, Johnson nears completion, Integrity unveils new fly bridge and much more.

Kelly’s Eye
It’s hard work. No, really it is. – Shane Kelly

Power On
New engines from Mercury and Tohatsu.

Racing
Opening offshore race at Newcastle and South island marathon series underway.

Crusing Matters
Laurie Cranfield looks at the importance of the RHIB.

From The Galley
Derek The Chef gives us a nice tasty recipe for Kingfish steaks.

FEATURES

Taiwan Boat Show
Doug Dukeson reports on the first Taiwan International Boat Show, which proved to be an outstanding success.

The Power Choice
We check out four very different engine/drive packages – jet, outboard, sterndrive & shaft – in the Southstar 37.

Epirbs and Plb’s
Facts you should know to make sure your EPIRB or PLB will work when you need it.

Trim Tab Technology
Trim tabs have come a long way in design and technology. We check out what’s available.

Destination Whitsunday
James Ellingford recounts his six month, 2,500nm round trip from Sydney,Australia up to the beautiful Whitsunday Islands, in Pendana, a Nordhavn 62.

The Furuno Memories
Half the fun of working at the Furuno Fishing tournament was what happened in the lead up and the antics of those who were part of the team. Shane Kelly looks back at some great moments.

Cruise of the Envoy
Laurie Cranfield takes us to some of the beautiful cruising grounds around Greece and prepares the boat for winter.

BOATS REVIEWED

RIVIERA 515 SUV
GRADY WHITE CANYON 376
McLAY 581 CROSSXOVER
BAYLINER 642 OVERNIGHTER
FLEMING 58

Plus all our regular columns, news and new launchings.

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