It was 10 years ago this week that a 40-foot boat called NORDHAVN wound its way into Dana Point Harbor covering the last few miles that would cap off a glorious circumnavigation and launch Pacific Asian Enterprises, Inc.(P.A.E.), into the trawler juggernaut it is known as today....read more

Interview with Dick and Gail Barnes
Owners of N57
Ice Dancer II ...watch video


Update on New Headquarters Construction

Progress continues on refurbishment of the building that will soon serve as the new headquarters for Pacific Asian Enterprises, Inc. (P.A.E.) Work began about six weeks ago on the former Beach House restaurant and is on track to wrap up in time for its scheduled opening this November
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New option for full-displacement N52 offers open concept living

We are excited to offer a new optional layout for our full-displacement 52-footer. Introducing the Nordhavn 52 AC (Aft Cabin) which features a configuration that puts the saloon, galley and wheelhouse all on one level. This customer-driven option meets the needs of clients who are looking for modern, open-concept living that allows the watchstander to mingle with guests. “It’s a very nice layout,” commented P.A.E.’s chief of design, Jeff Leishman....read more


The New Circumnavigator is
(Finally) Coming!

The long-awaited fifth edition of P.A.E.’s in-house magazine, Circumnavigator, is currently in production and slated to be released in time for the Fall boat show season. First released in 2003, Circumnavigator had been published bi-annually, with Volume five scheduled to hit newsstands last year, but the economic downturn forced P.A.E. to shelf the popular magazine....read more


On the Newsstand
Nordhavns have been a hot topic of late and have been frequent features in the most recent editions of your favorite boating publications. Here is a list of magazines out now that include stories on Nordhavns:
Soundings (pg.52-53, 59)
June 2012
A New Adventure Every Day
Soundings (pg.55)
June 2012
Trawler Talk About Cruising Grounds
Lakeland Boating (pg.23)
July 2012
Nordhavn 40
PassageMaker (pg. 76-81)
July/Aug 2012
Voyage of Egret: Reflections