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Newport International Boat Show Announces 2014 Dates, Prices

Newport International Boat Show Announces 2014 Dates, Prices

Newport International Boat Show sets dates and prices for the 2014 edition of the Northeast’s biggest boat show.

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Nordhavn 86 Still Queen of the Fleet — For Now

Written by on March 5, 2012 in Boats, Cruising Under Power, megayachts, Powerboats with 0 Comments
Nordhavn 86 Still Queen of the Fleet — For Now

  For a little while longer this year–until the giant Nordhavn 120 is launched–the Nordhavn 86 is still the largest boat from this famous bluewater brand of trawlers. And in many ways, she is already a superyacht. At 400,000 lbs she has as much mass as many in the 120’ to 140’ class, so this […]

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New Nordhavn 120 Construction Photos

Written by on January 11, 2012 in Boats, Cruising Under Power, megayachts, Powerboats with 1 Comment
New Nordhavn 120 Construction Photos

Pacific Asian Enterprises, Inc., today passed along a new collection of informal photos updating the construction progress of the new Nordhavn 120.  The new-design megayacht will become the new queen of the Nordhavn fleet sometime late this year.  According to PAE, “Work continues on the first hull of the future queenship of the Nordhavn line: […]

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Nordhavn 120 Passes Construction Milestone — Photos

Written by on May 19, 2011 in Boats, Construction & Technical, megayachts with 0 Comments
Nordhavn 120 Passes Construction Milestone — Photos

Pacific Asian Enterprises, Inc., reports the joining of pilothouse and deck to the hull of N120-01, a major milestone in the assembly of the first Nordhavn megayacht.  There is still a long way to go as the company and its construction partner begin to stuff the hull with systems and accommodations, but for the first […]

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Sea Fare: Victoria Allman in the Galley – Spring 2011

Sea Fare:  Victoria Allman in the Galley – Spring 2011

Tribal Bartering By Victoria Allman “Are they still there?” I asked Patrick as he walked through the galley. “They haven’t left.” Patrick grabbed a slice of pineapple from the platter in front of me. “We’re surrounded.” I swatted his hand as he reached for another slice. The fruit tray was for the guests on Pangaea, […]

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PAE Reports Build Progress on First Nordhavn 120

PAE Reports Build Progress on First Nordhavn 120

Pacific Asian Enterprises, Inc., said last night that progress continues with the build process on its first true superyacht, the Nordhavn 120.  According to the company, the hull and deck are joined, while the engine beds have been made and are ready for installation of the main engines (twin MTU 8V 2000 M72’s, rated at […]

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Victoria Allman Breaks-In a Trawler Galley

Victoria Allman Breaks-In a Trawler Galley

At last week’s Trawler Fest, our own favorite professional chef, Victoria Allman, treated a group of VIP guests of Kadey-Krogen to an evening of haute cuisine hors d’oeuvres (classy snacks).  For two evenings, Victoria gave the gorgeous galley aboard the Krogen 55′ Expedition a workout.  The Kadey-Krogen folks (author Shannon Band, actually) wrote about the […]

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Selene Building First Ocean Explorer 92

Written by on October 21, 2010 in Boats, Cruising Under Power, megayachts, Powerboats with 0 Comments
Selene Building First Ocean Explorer 92

Jet Tern Marine announced that it has sold the first hull of the new Ocean Explorer 92 model and that the boat is now under construction for an expected debut at the Monaco Yacht Show in 2012.  Mark Seaton, of Selene Europe. provided us with the text of the press release announcing the sale, along […]

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Sea Fare Autumn 2010 — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Sea Fare Autumn 2010 — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Editor’s Note — Victoria Allman is the chef aboard a 143-foot megayacht and the author of the recently released “Sea Fare:  A Chef’s Journey Across the Ocean.”  This is the ninth in a series of periodic columns here on OceanLines featuring her irresistible recipes. Best of all for OceanLines readers, who are travelers of the […]

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First Photos — Nordhavn 120 Megayacht

Written by on August 18, 2010 in Boats, Cruising Under Power, megayachts, Powerboats with 0 Comments
First Photos — Nordhavn 120 Megayacht

Well, they don’t come any hotter than this.  These photos were taken overnight when the future queen of the Nordhavn fleet was released from her molds at the factory in China.  I’m going to let the photos speak for themselves, but I think you can get from them a couple of things — first, this […]

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Here’s Why You Need an iPad on the Boat

Here’s Why You Need an iPad on the Boat

by Christine Kling     (Editor’s Note — Chris Kling is a sailor with with more than 30 years of experience on the oceans of the world. She’s also an English professor at Broward College, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and the published author of the Seychelle Sullivan series of mysteries, including SURFACE TENSION (2002), CROSS […]

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Sea Fare July — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Sea Fare July — Victoria Allman in the Galley

In the July edition of Sea Fare — Victoria Allman in the Galley, we learn a sweet lesson about life and coconut bread. This is an easy galley favorite.

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Got 30-Foot-itis? Buy this Nordhavn 86

Written by on July 6, 2010 in Boats, megayachts, Powerboats with 0 Comments
Got 30-Foot-itis? Buy this Nordhavn 86

A very special new-build Nordhavn 86 is looking for a buyer and we’ve got all the details and the price for the current Queen of the PAE fleet.

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Sea Fare May — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Sea Fare May — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Editor’s Note — Victoria Allman is the chef aboard a 143-foot megayacht and the author of the recently released “Sea Fare:  A Chef’s Journey Across the Ocean.”  This is the fifth in a series of periodic columns here on OceanLines featuring her irresistible recipes. Best of all for OceanLines readers, who are travelers of the […]

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Second Sunreef 70 Expedition Power Cat Launched

Second Sunreef 70 Expedition Power Cat Launched

Sunreef Yachts said today it has launched the second in the expedition series of 70 Power Catamarans; this one named ONDIN and sold to a Chilean couple who plan to explore Patagonia. The long-range yacht will depart the shipyard in Gdansk soon and make a transatlantic passage, followed by a Panama Canal transit and final […]

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