Pacific Powerboat Magazine – Nov / Dec 2014

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The latest issue of Pacific PowerBoat Magazine is available now. Pacific PowerBoat Magazine Nov-Dec. 140 pages of beautiful power boats, boating accessories, and boating articles.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

REGULAR COLUMNS

LEADING COMMENTT

Is this the perfect power cat? – Barry Thompson.

PUBLISHER COMMENT

www.boatmags.com – Doug Dukeson.

GUEST COMMENT

Peter Brady, designer, builder and one of the world’s great authorities on power cats, gives his view on what makes a serious ocean passage maker.

SEEN & ADMIRED

New releases and arrivals in recent months: Carver 37 Sport Yacht and FC 610 Hardtop.

WATERLINE

Positive AOWBS, new Pathfinder Pilothouse 17.4 power cat, Bass Strait 40, Belize in Cannes, Matt Watson signs for NZ Boat Show, Smuggler’s first twin rigged RIB, Horizon growth and much more.

KELLY’S EYE

The true art of spousal disinformation. – Shane Kelly.

POWER ON

Repower by twin TDI, new Seakeeper Gyro & new diesel engines from MTU, Vetus and Hyundai.

RACING

X Cats coming to Australia and Kiwi’s heading for AUS 1 offshore title.

LEGASEA

LegaSea is the public face of the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council. We explain what they are all about.

FROM THE GALLEY

Derek The Chef presents char grilled scallops on spinach with red capsicum and Basil beurre blanc.

FEATURES

HIDDEN CORNERS

John Nicholson went North of Auckland to explore the Puhoi, Matakana and Mahurangi Rivers where he found an area deep in history.

SAFETY ESSENTIALS

It is a skipper’s responsibility to ensure that those aboard the boat are safe and the equipment is up to the standard required. Are you ready for summer?

FACTS ABOUT ANTIFOULING

We go through the process of deciding which antifouling you really need and then consider some hints and tips on how to go about putting it on.

2015 PWC BUYERS GUIDE

The PWC market has not changed a lot for the 2015 model year, with some rebranding, model upgrades and even some consolidation. We take a look at what’s available.

RETROFITTING A BOW THRUSTER
Fitting a new Vetus bow thruster to a 30 year old cruiser proved an interesting job for boat builder, Brin Wilson Boats.

CARE & MAINTENANCE – GALVANIC CORROSION
Is your boat ‘fizzing’ away under you? You might be surprised what’s happening below the waterline.

CRUISE OF THE ENVOY

Laurie and Diane Cranfield cruise to legendary Start of Messina and Sicily, as well as visiting the legendary city of Syracuse, first settled 3000 years ago.

REVIEWS

ELANDRA 53

Elandra Yachts first foray into the market is a refreshing approach to the already well-subscribed luxury sports yacht market that comes with a down under twist. Text by Barry Thompson.

TRISTRAM 701 VANQUISH

Tristram Marine’s latest offering is designed to fill a small gap in their range and like all before it, the finish, style, performance and presentation is exceptional. Text by Freddy Foote.

HUDSON BAY 32

The Hudson Bay 32 is the latest in the expanding range of sedan cruisers from Clipper Motor Yachts Australia and continues along the same theme as the larger Hudson Bay 39. Text by Barry Thompson.

SURTEES 8.5 HT

It has been a number of years since Surtees produced a boat over 8m, but due to demand they have done it again. Text by Freddy Foote.

RIVIERA 6000 SPORT

Riviera’s new 6000 Sport Yacht is an elegant, sophisticated and capable addition to the company’s stylish cruiser line-up. Text by Mark Rothfield.

BRIG 700 NAVIGATOR

The latest offering from Brig, the 700 Navigator is quick frankly one hell of a boat that is 7m of versatility, durability, performance and handling. Text by Barry Thompson.

FOUNTAINE PAJOT – SUMMERLAND 40 LR
The versatile Summerland 40 power cat is ideal for coastal cruising, passage making and entertaining. Text by Mike Rose.

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