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PropTalk Magazine April 2023

On the Cover -  The Phenom Yachts 37 graces the cover this month. Read the full review on page 36. Photo courtesy of Phenom Yachts

Boat Notes: Phenom 37 
Phenom yachts is a new brand just now hitting the water, yet it’s designed and built to the highest level of detail.
By Lenny Rudow

See the Bay: Hampton Roads, VA
At the southernmost end of the Bay, Hampton Roads beckons with plenty of culture, dining, and activities to be found on the water and ashore.
By Kelsey Bonham

The Next Generation of Watermen
Meet Junior Abell, a 13-year-old waterman who runs his own oystering business.
By Beth Crabtree

Outfitting Your Powerboat This Spring
Beyond the drain plug.
By Capt. Michael L. Martel

The Good Captain’s Annual Springtime Safe Boating Review
The more you know, the more you prepare, the better your boating season will be.
By Capt. Mace Coleman

A “Slightly Crazy Question…”
Which led to the Amazonian fishing adventure of a lifetime. 
By Eric Packard


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