Charter a Nordhavn | Ocean Alexander 100 | Beneteau 41.1 Sailboat - 12/07/2018
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Intrepid Boats 407 Panacea:
Factory-Direct 1,200-hp
Speedster Overnights 2

Intrepid Boats 407 Panacea
Intrepid Boats 407 Panacea

This is the view most who want to race will get of the Intrepid Boats 407 Panacea—equipped with triple Mercury 400 Racing outboards, she ran 61.5 mph in our tests. The step in the hull amidships helps contribute to the impressive speed. Note the dive door in the port side, providing easy access from floating docks as well as for divers from the water. Intrepid invented it, now everyone has it. Intrepid sells factory direct – no dealers. More...

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Ocean Alexander 100 Skylounge:
Lux Accommodations for 8

Ocean Alexander 100 Skylounge
Ocean Alexander 100 Skylounge

All four staterooms on the Ocean Alexander 100 Skylounge are en suite. The countertops in the heads are all Svevo marble with china sinks, and floors are Ancient Crepito marble for all but the master head, which gets a separate treatment—note the “his-and-hers” layout. The master includes a large, walk-in closet for madam to port and an adequate hanging locker for the man of the cabin to starboard. More...

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NITRO® Z18:
Now -- Greater Wind Protection

NITRO Z18
NITRO® Z18

Bass boats typically go 60-70 mph in tournament editions, but their wind screens are usually low and not of much use. The new NITRO® Z18 is doing something about that by raising its wind screen deflector. Yes, it will create more drag and slow the boat down a bit, but the advantage is not having a pair of sunglasses with dead bugs plastered on them. More...

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Beneteau Oceanis 41.1:
9.2 Knots Broad Reaching

Beneteau Oceanis 41.1
Beneteau Oceanis 41.1

Polar diagrams allow us to graphically see how a boat performs on different points of sail – or, at least should perform. This particular diagram was created in 20 knots of true winds, which is fresh. At 60-degrees off the wind she was making 8.4 knots. To see all of the speeds in this particular condition, see our full report. More...

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Hatteras GT45X Flybridge:
A Couple’s Cruiser

Hatteras GT45X Flybridge
Hatteras GT45X Flybridge

When we run surveys among couples and ask them what express cruiser they like best, the Hatteras GT45X almost always takes first place. At first that surprised us because the Hatteras GT45X is primarily a fish boat, but there are a lot of people who like the big cockpit for entertaining first and casual fishing second. Her bridge deck has three seats facing forward. Now there is a flying bridge version of the same boat. More...

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Consumer Report

NW Explorations Adds
60’ Nordhavn to its Fleet

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This 60’ Nordhavn is one of 18 charter boats available in NW Explorations’ fleet.

The newest addition to NW Explorations’ fleet of cruising motoryachts is the 60’ ocean-going Nordhavn. Best of all, if a bareboat – non-flotilla – charter is booked between now and Dec. 31, 2019, there will be a 5% discount on the charter fee. For those who have long dreamed of cruising in this iconic ocean-crossing vessel, this is a relatively inexpensive way to take the measure of the boat and the brand. And what better place to cruise in her than the waters of the Pacific Northwest? More...


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