The Trawler & Ocean Motorboat Magazine
Vol. 13, No. 8 passagemaker.com December 2008
Courtesy of Altima Yachts
Royal Passagemaker 52: A Park Isle Marine Winner 74
BY ROBERT M. LANE
Join Bob for a tour of the Canadian-made Royal Passagemaker 52, a contemporary cruising yacht built on a
stout fishboat hull designed by Ed Monk. With her functional simplicity and skillfully crafted interior, it’s no
wonder this fuel-sipping cruiser took home a PassageMaker People’s Choice Award.
Close-To-Home Cruising Aboard Tequila III 84
BY DICK WEBSTER
Gorgeous scenery, fabulous restaurants, plentiful anchorages—all this on a trip with a fuel budget under
$325. Sound good? In the second installment of our series on cruising close to home, readers Dick and Joni
Webster share highlights of one of their favorite backyard cruises on Lake Michigan.
Rowing Lightly: One Entry On Growler’s List Becomes A Reality 90
BY BILL PARLATORE
Rowing is a great way to stay in shape and explore tranquil anchorages while cruising, but what if you
don’t have a crane on your boat deck? Little River Marine, manufacturer of sliding-seat shells and skiffs
offers a solution: an ultralight, carbon-hull version of its 15-footer. Come on, let’s row!