2016 Fountaine Pajot 37
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2016 Fountaine Pajot 37

One Hip Cat The Fountaine Pajot 37 injects a healthy dose of elegance into a catamaran, while still retaining the efficiency and seakeeping that you’ve come to expect from a twin hull. Picture this. It’s the end of the last day of the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. The sun is sinking low in the…

2007 American Tug 41
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2007 American Tug 41

I was extra excited the morning I pulled into the parking lot of the Marine Service Center of Anacortes, Washington. The weather was crisp and clear—spectacularly Pacific Northwestern. To the east Fidalgo Bay sparkled like diamonds. To the west Mount Baker topped the Cascades with splendor. And in the marina out back, a freshly minted,…

2009 American Tug 49
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2009 American Tug 49

It’s up to the Army Corps of Engineers,” explained Kurt Dilworth, vice president of engineering at Tomco Marine in La Conner, Washington, which is about an hour north of Seattle. “They need to dredge this channel. The silt just eddies in.” We were returning against an outbound tide after my sea trial of the 49-foot…