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1918 Lawley motoryacht

March 2013 issue

Talkin’ boats with Paul Spencer founder, Spencer Yachts

Under a tin shed in Manns Harbor, N.C., with no power or plumbing, Paul Spencer in 1996 founded Spencer Yachts. Today, his Wanchese, N.C., company builds handsome custom sportfishing boats from 37 to 87 feet, blending Carolina flare with Florida styling, and ranging from $1.3 million to $9 million (



Miami show will feature 3,000 boats

The Miami Beach Convention Center is one of the boat show's three locations.The Feb. 14-18 Miami International Boat Show offers something for most budgets and interests, from personal watercraft and family cruisers to high-performance and luxury yachts — as well as marine art, swimsuits, even meeting the National Geographic Channel’s “Shark Men” Chris Fischer and Capt. Brett McBride.



Yacht & Brokerage Show set for February

The Yacht & Brokerage Show along Collins Avenue offers a diverse collection of boats. Admission is free.Collins Avenue in Miami Beach will be a riot of color and crowds oohing and aahing at the convergence of more than a billion dollars’ worth of superyachts, sportfishermen, express cruisers and oceangoing trawlers on Indian Creek during the Yacht & Brokerage Show Feb. 14-18.



Ainslie’s goal: win Britain its first Cup

Ben Ainslie was a gold medalist in four consecutive Olympic Games.His appetite for gold sated, England’s Ben Ainslie is retiring from Olympic sailing, where he has won more medals than any other sailor, to pursue silver: the Auld Mug.



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