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Jersey 48 Sportfisher Review: JERSEY 48
3 FISHING MACHINES WITH CREATURE COMFORT: Egg Harbor 48, Jersey 48, and Post 42. When it comes to luxury interiors, these custom-care traditionalists from the Garden State are in the business of wish-fulfillment.  JERSEY 48 Fred McCarthy has two distinctions. His company, New Jersey Boat Works, Inc., is the oldest boatbuilding company in the state of New Jersey still operating under the same ownership. And he is probably the happiest, most relaxed boatbuilder in New Jersey or any other state you care to mention.
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Egg Harbor 48 Review: EGG HARBOR 48
3 FISHING MACHINES WITH CREATURE COMFORT: Egg Harbor 48, Jersey 48, and Post 42. When it comes to luxury interiors, these custom-care traditionalists from the Garden State are in the business of wish-fulfillment. EGG HARBOR 48 Any true map of America’s boating origins should have several prominent push-pins jabbed along the eastern edge of New Jersey to mark the yards that built the first Jersey sea skiffs - hardy little commercial fishing craft that were rowed out through the surf. They date back to the early years of the last century when fishing villages dotted the coastline.
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Bertram 54 Convertible Sportfisher Review - 1981-92 Model
Bertram 54 Convertible Sportfisher Review - 1981-92 Model
New 54-footer is the successful result of some different design considerations. THE ANNUAL RENDEZVOUS for owners of Bertram yachts, sponsored jointly by Bertram Yacht/ Whittaker and Richard Bertram & Co., the largest dealer for Bertram Yacht, convened at Cat Cay, Bahamas, in May. With the Cat Cay Club's marina filled with Bertrams of all sizes, Moppie, the new 54, both blended in and stood apart from the rest of the fleet. She blended in because some of the key Bertram elements-the blue horizontal stripe below the saloon windows, the high-quality glass work were in evidence.
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Bertram 38 Convertible Review: BERTRAM'S NEW 38
Superb construction plus attention to quality in the little details add up to a lot of class for this high-performance deep-V convertible. The Bertram 38 Convertible is brand new. Bertram says she's faster, lighter and roomier than her predecessor and I'm sure that's true. Bertram certainly knows the performance of their boats, as the Motor Boating 6 Sailing test equipment was initially patterned after that of the Bertram test group.
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Post 40 Fisherman Yacht Review - Boating Test 194
Post 40 Fisherman Yacht Review - Boating Test 194
Handsome wood cruiser built to high traditional standards combines luxury, seaworthiness, for serious cruising or sportfishing. Wood? As a boatbuilding material? It does have advantages. It grows naturally, can be sawn, planed, steamed, sanded, glued, and fastened with nails, bolts, or screws. It can be painted, oiled, or stained and varnished. It is strong and durable. And it is so handsome that plastic manufacturers often imitate its finish in their synthetic materials.
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