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Old 08-07-2007, 12:02 PM
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Outstanding, best yet article on Don Aronow:

http://www.mensvogue.com/business/ar...?currentPage=1
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Thanks that is the best one yet and I have almost read all of them.
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Charlie McCarthy wrote a real nice piece about Don in this month's issue of EBM.
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There's nothing harmonious or Zen-like about a Cigarette ride. It's an anarchic kind of rush—the nautical equivalent of Viagra. No wonder Aronow and his friends and rivals loved it so much, leaving their lives as office-bound businessmen behind and getting caught up in reckless games of competition: The combined effect of sun, sea, and speed goes straight to the lizard part of the brain. By tweaking the throttle, I found I could slam the boat down hard on the waves and send it back up into the air, like a champion powerboater in heavy seas. Racing a Cigarette is a hell of a lot easier than sailing, I decided. It's also more fun.
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Clay, you said a mouthfull. Ain't it the truth tho??
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in 1998 cigarette produced 6 boats...is that a mis-print?

and today they sell upwards of 300k...chit , what new cigarette can you buy for 300k?
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and today they sell upwards of 300k...chit , what new cigarette can you buy for 300k?
most of them!

oh wait, you want engines too?
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Wouldn't surprise me if GB didn't whack him. Sold the USA contract to the nations largest dope smuggler. Typical high performance boat deals.
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