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Smoke On The Water
As the graphite grey Cigarette Racing 41’ AMG Carbon Edition pulls away from the dock, captain Bud Lorow engages the engines. Shifting the center console boat into gear, a shudder coils through the fiberglass and carbon fiber composite hull — portend
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In Good Time
When the Patek Philippe Henry Graves Super complication watch was auctioned for about $24 million in 2014, the bidding was limited to the rarified few who could afford such a price tag. Whether they were interested in the piece as an investment (it h
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The Ultimate Aperitifs
In 1919 the Barbieri brothers of Italy unveiled a curious bright orange-red concoction made with citrus oil infused with precious herbs and roots at the Padua International Fair. Called Aperol in homage to a colloquial French term for the aperitif, a
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Silver Dream Machines
Massimo Tamburini’s limited edition Bimotas are legendary. Constructed in Rimini, Italy using Japanese superbike innards cannibalized from brand new bikes, then shoehorned into superior frames with visionary aesthetics. Also responsible for designing
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Big Bronx Bomber
Baseball has always been a game that has not only taken numbers seriously, but elevated them to exalted levels. Statistics have long been an integral part of the sport, even before the “sabermetric” revolution led by pioneering names like Bill James
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Strange Days
Jack Reynor is a rising star you’ll certainly recognize, even if you didn’t know his name. Thanks to scene-stealing roles in films such as Transformers: Age of Extinction, Detroit, On the Basis of Sex, and this summer’s horror-thriller Midsommar, Rey
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Universal appeal
On a whim I pull out my phone, in search of a midday distraction. Soon, I find my escape: a photo of Olivia Culpo, the social media sensation and former Miss Universe, on my Instagram feed. She is posing on the hood of a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen in a re
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Rapid Drop
There’s no way to win this battle. Gravity always comes out on top. As Aniol Serrasolses paddles closer and closer to the rushing edge of a monstrous waterfall, he passes the point of no return and his fate is sealed… he’s going over the precipice. Y
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Bahamian RHAPSODY
By air and sea, via superyacht, private jet or the more prosaic cruise ship, the number of visitors alighting in the Bahamas is growing at a staggering pace. The archipelago saw its highest number of international arrivals ever in 2018. And yet the m
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Dream Kitchens
The Bahamas’ best luxury resorts have lately been showcasing a spate of top shelf celebrity-chef eateries that would be the envy of Las Vegas’ most decadent casinos. The increasingly popular tropical paradise is doubling down on luring the same high-
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Graycliff THE ESSENCE OF THE ISLANDS
The Graycliff Hotel and Restaurant in Nassau has been a witness to, and a participant in, the history of the Bahamas for longer than the United States has existed. In 1740 Graycliff Mansion was first constructed by Captain John Howard Graysmith—one o
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THE KING of CONTENT
When considering the pantheon of entrepreneurial titans, we often find that an individual’s success was due to their brilliance and superior understanding of a specific field or industry, and the development of new markets as technology advances. Whe
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Grand Design
In the mere eight years since McLaren Automotive, the British supercar marque born of McLaren Racing, debuted its first independent production car, the brand has become one of the most highly regarded in the world. With an impeccable racing pedigree
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Recapture The Flag
The connection between McLaren and Formula One is an unbreakable bond. McLaren Racing is not only one of the oldest active F1 teams, but also the second most successful in history—having captured 182 Formula One victories, 12 drivers’ championships a
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The Long Road
West of the Sunset Strip’s swanky sushi bars, Italian boutiques and beer-stained nightclubs, the Boulevard transforms into an automotive Candy Land—one rife with sharp corners, hip-swaying S-turns and dizzying dips. Lined with video game palm trees,
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Top Guns
Trolle Ljungby Castle in the south of Sweden, medieval in origin, is a notable historic landmark in a part of the country famed for its hunting traditions. It would be hard to find a more fitting setting for the home of VO Vapen, the family-run gunsm
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The Legend Of Tom Brady
You could start the Legend of Tom Brady at any of several moments: replacing Drew Bledsoe on September 23, 2001, after a vicious hit crumbled the All Pro starting quarterback. Or the infamous Tuck Rule Game, when the Patriots somehow beat the seasone
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Cross It Off The List
On December 26th, 2018, Colin O’Brady became the first person to traverse Antarctica solo, completely unsupported and unaided. With no resupplies, he had to drag everything he needed for the journey, without so much as a kite to help pull his sled. I
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Storm Watch
Since Alexandra Shipp first took on the role of Storm in 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse, a lot has changed for the 27-year old actress. No longer merely an emerging star, Shipp now occupies a major role in the billion-dollar mega-franchise, which has paved
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Show Business
Nick Cannon is a worker, a grinder, a hustler. In the world of social media, insta-celebrity and shortcuts to fame, Cannon, Maxim’s Entertainment Adviser, is old-school, working across the industry from TV and film to music. He’s as likely to appear
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Maxim Big Game Experience Atlroyalty
THE MAXIM BIG GAME EXPERIENCE DREW A WHO’S WHO OF ATHLETES, ARTISTS, CELEBRITIES, MODELS AND VIPS TO MAXIM’S ANNUAL PRE-SUPER BOWL EXTRAVAGANZA IN ATLANTA. The crowd went wild for killer performances by Future, Jamie Foxx, Diplo, Zaytoven and Yo Gott
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Enterprising WOMEN OF THE WHITE HOUSE
Melania Trump, Ivanka Trump and Louise Linton — you may know them as the stylish beauties of the White House, but are you also aware that between them they represent considerable business expertise and success? From fashion to jewelry lines and even
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SHAIK, RATTLE & ROLL
In a world that suddenly seems overpopulated with “supermodels,” there’s only one Shanina Shaik; her striking hazel eyes casting a seductive gaze, her flawless skin a glowing bronze with a dusting of freckles, the unmistakable exoticism that sets her
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Laid Back LUXURY
A few summers ago when the $300 million-plus Philippe Starck-designed megayacht Motor Yacht A slipped into its berth in Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos, the local newspaper reported that its owner, Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, was o
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Smoke Show
If you should never judge a book by its cover, then it’s also wise to never judge a cigar by its wrapper, or at least by its nation of origin. For while some might turn their noses up at anything that wasn’t born in Cuba, the truth is that world-clas
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Joy Ride
In automotive parlance, a “unicorn” is a vehicle so rare that most people will never lay eyes on it — a Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic, Mercedes-Benz 300SL “Gullwing” or a McLaren F1, for example. Finding one in the wild is tantamount to trapping the my
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Below the Surface
While it may be captivating to stare out over the clear, turquoise waters of the Turks and Caicos, there is perhaps just as much beauty underneath the surface of this jaw-dropping archipelago. To experience the wonders that surround the islands, hook
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Below The Surface
Amongst the array of stunning timepieces by horology icon Richard Mille, it’s difficult for a specific watch to stand out. This isn’t the case with the RM 032, a masterpiece of design and engineering. A proper diver’s watch, with a black, silver-grey
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Island Spice
“A passionate food culture set amongst the backdrop of an absolutely stunning location” is how chef Shawn McClain of Sage at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas described the culinary scene in the Turks and Caicos following a recent visit. “The cuisine
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