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Sweet Summertime

LOA: 37'7"

BEAM: 11'10"

DRAFT: 2'5"

FUEL: 145 gal.

WATER: 42 gal.

DISPL: 14,586 lb.

DEADRISE: 16.2 degrees at transom

POWER: 2/260-hp Volvo Penta D4s with

DPH Duoprops

PROPELLERS: 4-blade Volvo

Penta Duoprop G5s

PRICE: $331,500 (w/260-hp D4s); $308,500 (w/260-hp MerCruiser 5.0 MPI)

Whether it was diving in for an afternoon swim, cooking on the cockpit grill, blasting across Long Island Sound or just letting your feet dangle in the water behind the swim platform, the Leader 36 on loan from Louis Marine made for a memorable summer.

I juked and bobbed through the crowd as they shuffled slowly through the Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show. It was a warm and sticky Saturday. Guests gulped from tall beers and snapped cellphone photos. I didn’t have the same luxury of time they did; I was beelining to my

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