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Testimonial from Magic

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John Kuony,

It’s been quite a while since I have dropped you a line. I am using most of my spare time prepping and refinishing the bright work on Magic. And, I must say the is the most beautiful Sailing Yacht at Salpare Bay and possibly in the Portland area. 2 1/2 years later and I have no regrets and am forever thankful for your guidance thru the process. Plans for the summer at to sail Magic up to the San Juan’s for 2 weeks and finally just relax a bit. I haven’t taken any real time of since we sailed Magic up from SF in May of ’14. I will send pictures. From John Tichenor

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2016 Jeanneau 54 Yacht – West Coast Debut

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2016 Jeanneau 54 Yacht – West Coast Debut at Strictly Sail Pacific this week!

JEANNEAU 54, DESIGNED FOR THE WAY YOU LIVE.
Every aspect of the Jeanneau 54 is all-new and designed to fit the way you live, like no other yacht in her class. Never before seen solutions are found throughout, from the clever VIP interior layout to the spacious living cockpit and the easy and discreet management of the tender and the innovative aft terrace. Every detail and function has been considered to enhance life aboard and the cruising experience.
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Catamaran Dealers & Their Biases For Or Against Products

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Catamaran Dealers & Their Biases For Or Against Products

Bali 4.0 vs FP Lucia 40 Catamarans

By Catamaran Guru

After the Paris boat show, a Bali owner alerted me about a blog post by a Fountaine Pajot dealer criticizing the Bali 4.0. He was a little miffed and asked for our opinion. Ordinarily, I wouldn’t pay attention to these snipes, but the post was blatantly misleading and I felt compelled to respond. The dealer published predictably negative comments but in this case the dealer abandoned all reason and logic.

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Jeanneau Leader 36 wins Best of Boats

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Jeanneau Leader 36 wins Best of Boats

In 1957, Henri Jeanneau, already passionate about aeroplanes and automobiles, had just discovered a brand new passion for powerboating, one that began as he watched a boat pass by his window. Soon afterward, in the small town of Les Herbiers, France, home to a rich heritage of artisan work, he began building a wooden hull with which he participated in the 6-hour Paris race, the largest national race at the time. He was first to cross the line.

Even though Henri Jeanneau is no longer with us, in so many ways, he still is and is still racing today. And winning!

Today we are delighted to be recognized and to receive the award of Best Boats for Families 2015. This award highlights and confirms the spirit of Henri Jeanneau and the LEADER range: sporty, livable boats, ideal for family cruising.

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The Leader 46 has been nominated for “European Powerboat of the Year” for 2016

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The Leader 46 has been nominated for “European Powerboat of the Year” for 2016

The new Leader 46, with a sporty look that combines comfort and pleasure on board, has been nominated for “European Powerboat of the Year” for 2016.  This flagship of the Leader line is now one of five finalists in the category of models over 45 feet in length.

The winners will be revealed at the next Düsseldorf Boat Show, and awards will be presented at the official awards ceremony on the 23rd of January 2016.

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