Professional BoatBuilder Comprehensive Index

Issues 1-147

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GAF Chemicals Corporation: ShipShape Resin Cleaner (acetone replacement), 4:58

Galaxy Boat: builder’s liability lawsuit, 15:50

Galpin, Dave, author: “Selecting Structural Adhesives,” 41:44

Galva Foam Marine Industries: houseboat lift, 16:52

galvanic isolators: ABYC Standard A-28/status monitoring requirement elimination, 118:64; applications/installation/location, 30:38, 31:4, 33:4, 41:21, 43:5, 45:105, 82:80, 100:56; fail-safe, 117:18; field-testing, 41:25; freshwater and saltwater conduction, 108:114; GFCI circuit breakers and, 43:5; vs. isolation transformers, 45:105, 82:80, 103:174, 138:18; placement of special galvanic isolator into boat’s grounding system, 123:22; vs. polarization type, 108:114; safety standards/performance/capacitor vs. non-capacitor, 41:21, 43:5, 60:27, 117:18

galvanic series. See corrosion, galvanic

galvanizing: of steel, 33:28

Game, E. Charles (Charlie): on handrail safety, 15:50; International Marine Consulting Associates (IMCA), 33:3, 40:62, 59:21; on isolation transformers, 45:105; “Systems (1990s Retrospective),” 60:27; systems audits, 59:21

Gandino, Gino, yacht designer, 108:16

gangplanks: manufactured by NEB, 81:90

Gannon, Tom, author: “Workable Safety Gear,” 3:19

gantry system, temporary: for one-off megayacht, 32:18

Garden, William: Askov trawler-yacht/Waterline Yachts, 83:72; on designing for production, 2:60; on survey disclaimers, 32:4; and Vic Franck Boat Company, 64:96; Yacht Designs II/review, 21:68

Gardiner, Ginger, author: “Building the Big Gun,” 144:58; “Compatibility Attained,” 139:30; “Diagnosing the Dark Composite, Part 1,” 123:58; “Diagnosing the Dark Composite, Part 2,” 124:26; “Integral Tanks,” 74:20; “IYRS Composites Technology Program,” 136:10; “Keeping Liquids Liquid,” 132:50; “Taking the Heat,” 136:56; “The Unknowable Lightness of Composites,” 142:40

Gardiner, Jim, author: “Why Some Dark Boats Blister,” 64:22

Gardiner, Jim: builder profile/Consolidated Yacht, 47:34; and Egret Boat, 71:6; and Gougeon Brothers Inc., 125:36

Gardner, Dick: Glas-Craft/early spray equipment, 38:30

Gardner, Paul N., Company: battery-operated tensile tester, 131:54; resin scales/mixing equipment, 30:57; scratch testers (gelcoat hardness), 5:23

Gardner, William: Ventnor Boat Works, 76:10

Garalick Manufacturing: double-hooked boarding ladder, 81:10; fighting chairs and coaming bolsters, 81:10

Gar Wood: first FRP production boat, 38:30; wooden runabout replicas/restorations, 18:20

Garzke, William: on professional engineering licensure, 47:24

Gasiorek, Chris: on U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy confusion/boat Hercules, 108:6; Gaska Tape Inc.: polymeric foam tape, 48:86

gasoline: oxygenated/tank corrosion, 37:48; reformulated gas (ethanol/E10), problems of in marine engines, 107:46; ethanol usage in Brzil, 109:6

gas sniffers: Matheson-Kitagawa Toxic Gas Sampler, 7:64; Safe-T-Alert, 7:64

gate valves: problems with, 38:4

gauges, engine. See instruments/instrument panel; navigation instruments/systems

gauges, strain: used in “smart” composites, 46:45Geer, Abbot M.: on ABYC history/development, 37:4

Gazelle: computer modeling program, 63:10

"G-code" (numeric control code): “Breaking the Code,” 61:104

gearbox: Fabio Buzzi’s gearbox design, 71:123; multi-ratio gearboxes, 71:123; two-speed gearboxes, 71:123; 80:76

Geared Up Systems: single engine, twin drives, 122:12

Geary, E.S., Capt.: letter on hurricane damage on island of Grenada, 92:4

gelcoat, application/shop practices/troubleshooting: alligatoring/spiderwebbing, 5:12, 7:50, 11:42, 50:46, 58:79, 84:52; blister prevention, 15:13, 19:44, 33:46, 33:57, 50:46; brush application vs. spray/Nautor, 84:52; catalyst/ratios/gel times, 1:6, 2:6, 7:50, 11:42, 45:76, 50:46; chines, strakes, steps, and transom corners, 58:79, 60:5; clear gelcoat use for vessel interiors, 80:40; cracking/crazing, 13:36, 33:57, 48:16, 58:79, 90:94, 108:100; cracking/sample cutout edges, 49:24; cure/exotherms/“green,” 15:13, 33:46, 33:57, 50:46; delamination, 5:23; defensive painting, 52:54, 90:94; dust caveats, 15:13, 52:54; fisheyes, 33:46, 41:50, 52:54; hardness development/testing, 1:6, 5:12, 5:23, 11:42, 11:50, 15:13, 48:16, 50:46, 83:22; in-mold coatings/adhesion/epoxy laminates, 49:59, 51:6, 79:114; mixing/metering, 1:6, 2:6, 11:42, 15:13, 33:46, 33:57, 90:94; with molded integral structural grid system, 46:28, 46:35; nonskid stripe/lobsterboat work deck, 45:80; patch repair, 64:112, 90:94, 108:100, 111:82; with photo-curing resins, 18:8; print-through (causes/controlling), 7:50, 11:42, 18:33, 50:46, 108:100; quality/small shop, 45:76, 50:46, 64:112; secondary bonding/skincoat, 19:44, 23:4, 33:46, 33:57, 45:76, 50:46; spray equipment, 11:42, 21:18, 23:4, 33:46, 45:76; spraying/thinning, 19:44, 64:112. 90:94; styrene/softening, 41:50; temperature fluctuations/condensation, 33:46, 33:57, 50:46; thickness, 15:13, 21:18, 23:4, 90:94; 3M Sun Gun for color matching, 108:16; training video, 23:54, 64:112. See also blistering, gelcoat/osmotic; spraying equipment/systems/techniques

gelcoat, formulations/applications/performance: alternative to/acrylics, 11:20; Armorcote IMC (In-Mold Coating), 13:70, 45:76; blister resistance, 13:70, 15:13, 23:4, 83:22; bondcoats/tiecoats for epoxy laminates, 49:59, 49:60, 51:6, 139:30; ECT 120, 139:30; epoxy (POX-E-GEL), 2:72; epoxy compatbile gelcoat, 139:30; invention/development of, 38:30, 60:1126, 60:120; iso-NPG (neopentyl glycol) formulations, 7:50, 13:70, 15:13; isophthalic, 23:4, 83:22; low-VOC, 55:99; mold-release additives, 13:11, 60:124; polyester gelcoat/epoxy laminate, 42:52, 43:5; polyester gelcoat/vinyl ester laminate, 42:52; 83:22; polyurethane gelcoat/epoxy pre-pregs, 43:5; replaced by adhesive film, 57:88; resin ratio/VOC emissions reduction, 20:40, 21:18; sag resistance, 13:70; shrinkage, 7:50, 11:42; styrene emission estimates, 53:73; vs. thermoplastic finish, 10:34; urethane gelcoat/epoxy laminates, 49:59, 49:60; virtual engineered composites (VEC) manufactuing technology, 101:62. See also epoxy gelcoat; polyester gelcoat; polyurethane gelcoat; urethane gelcoat

gelcoat, granite: GWIL Industries, 34:28, 34:32

gelcoat, tooling. See tooling gelcoat

gelcoat, weathered/deteriorated, causes/caveats/restoration: chalking, 13:70, 15:44, 15:49, 103:26; cleaning/cleaners, 15:44; compounding/polishing/finishes, 15:44, 15:49; fading, 15:44, 15:49, 18:33; 64:112; shrink-wrapping and, 18:33; yellowing, 15:49, 64:112

gelcoat blistering. See blistering, gelcoat/osmotic; blister repairs

gelcoat cleaners: types/applications, 15:34, 15:44

gelcoat finishes: Awlgrip, 15:44, 19:12, 19:20; compounds (polish/rouge), 15:44; copolymer wax, 15:44; Crystal TopCoat, 15:44; polishing paste, 20:56

Gelcoat Peeler Ltd.: robotic peeler, 3:60

gelcoat peelers/planers/shavers: applications/techniques/concerns, 3:60, 12:4, 13:4, 16:42, 22:51; Gelcoat Peeler, 3:60; Gel-Pac planing system, 10:52; Marine Shaver, 16:52, 27:70; micro-cracking and, 22:51; Turbo Shear, 27:70, 31:10. See also blister repairs, gelcoat/laminate removal

gelcoat removal. See blister repairs, gelcoat/laminate removal

Gel-Pac Ltd.: Gel-Pac gelcoat planing system, 10:52

Gel-Strip, Inc.: gelcoat-stripping services, 22:51

gel-time retarder: 2,4-pentadione (acetylacetone), 44:30

geltimer: determination of working time for, 95:16; for testing catalyst ratios, 1:6; Skyodo geltimer, 95:16; source, 1:18

gel times: blister prevention, 15:13; catalyst ratios/temperature/testing, 1:6, 2:6, 29:51, 33:46, 50:46; core bonding, 9:36, 33:46; gel-time retarder (2,4-pentadione), 44:30; inhibitors, 113:22; initiator ratios, 113:22; metric mixing to accurately catalyze resin, 113:22; promoters/accelerators (vinyl esters), 6:16, 35:4, 44:30; retarding gelation (polyester, with impregnators), 7:5; styrene emissions/reduction, 20:40, 40:17, 40:22; temperature/hot weather, 33:46, 35:4, 50:46. See also catalyst; exotherms; resins, exotherms/curing cycles

Gem Products: Gemlux electrochemical polishing process/stainless steel, 49:79

GenCorp Polymer Products: Nautolex marine vinyls, 6:52

General Automotive Specialty Co.: Rotoswitch, 27:70

General Hydrostatics System: hydrostatics software, 17:58

General Plastics Manufacturing: Last-a-Foam, 54:5

generator, wind. See wind turbines/generators/blades

generators/gensets, AC: carbon-monoxide, 77:28; carbon-monoxide protection, 45:5, 45:32; cogeneration, 77:28; with DC-to-AC inverters, 25:30, 77:28, 112:74; Entec West plug-in, 7:64; generator testing by Victron Energy, 113:56; integrated systems/wind/solar/water, 80:22; load-sensing and starting capabilities, 77:28, 112:74; location/engineroom layout, 37:26; paralleling/split-bus switchboard, 37:26; noise/vibration control, 5:42, 34:26; shoreside/grounding, 30:38, 30:44, 70:35, 77:28; Soot Trap and Regeneration System, 29:58; Sine Wave inverter/Charger, 77:28; transom-mounted hydro generator/Watt & Sea, 130:10; water/DuoGen/taffrail generator, 120:52; wind generators, 80:22, 120:52; WhisperGen/Stirling external combustion engine, 77:28, 115:136; with DC-to-AC inverters, 144:4

GENLAM: laminate analysis software, 47:53

Genmar Holdings: Virtual Engineered Composites (VEC) infusion process, 69:3, 101:62

Genmar Industries: aluminum boats, 4:42; sailboats, 6:34. See also Crestliner, Inc.; Hatteras Yachts; Triumph Yachts

Genoud, Alexandre, boatbuilder, 127:8

Georgia-Pacific: FiberStrate-MR hardboard, 35:58; SeaFrame laminated Southern pine panels, 23:54

German Lloyd’s (Germanischer Lloyd): safety standards/testing cored composites, 34:42

Germany: recycling movement/FRP recycling programs, 60:82

Gerr, Dave, author: “A Designer's Perspective," 74:89, 102:26; “Drivetrain Fundamentals,” 72:46; “The Dry Exhaust, Part 1,” 111:66; “The Dry Exhaust, Part II,” 112:48; “Exhaust System Fundamentals, Part One,: 89:66; “Exhaust System Fundamentals, Part Two,” 90:34; “Fuel Systems for Pleasure Craft, Part One,” 84:82; “Fuel Systems for Pleasure Craft, Part Two,” 85:130; “More on the Fundamentals of Steering Systems,” 99:34; “Rudder Control,” 100:92; “Rudders—Rare to Medium Rare, 102:60; “Steering System Fundamentals,” 98:76; “Under Metric Pressure,” 90:112; “Venting the Boat, Part 1” 109:128; “Venting the Boat, Part 1,” 110:104

Gerr, Dave: calculation formula, scantling methods vs. ABS formula, 105:32; on surfboat dynamic stability, 33:4; on air cushion in-tank venting, 87:4; on drivetrain fundaments/aligning couplings, 73:5; response on fundamentals of steering systems, 101:4, 102:4; on fuel systems for pleasure craft/stainless steel tanks approved for diesel, 89:4; on keel and rudder engineering and construction, 98:4; on laminate thickness tolerances, 107:4; on metric units for pressure consistency, 95:4; Nancy Lakin shoal-draft cruiser, 100:36; on professional engineer licensure, 74:5; on standards for powerboat stability, 113:4

Gerrard Design (Ancaster, Ontario): styling and design for Southport Boat Works, 95:38

Gessford, James D. (Jim): on honeycomb cores, 24:4; on paper honeycombs, 32:52

G.F. Equipment, Inc.: Capsizer rotating unit, 17:58

Gibbens, Andrew: on Ping-Pong balls as flotation, 59:5

Gibbs & Cox’s Marine Design Manual for Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics, 108:6

Gibco Flex-Mold: obit for Gibs Slaughter, founder, 146:10; RTV silicone nonskid covering, 37:48, 62:12

Gibson, Jason, author: “Process Control,” 74:30

Gideon, Tony: on water pH in blistering, 17:17

Gilbert, Alan: engineer/on Sparkman & Stephens, 59:48; on Palmer Johnson, 53:28

Gilbert, Alan, author: “Speed Predictions,” 59:56

Gilbert, John, Associates: NC lofting/cutting, 7:18

Gilding, Tim: Design Challenge, 129:18

Giles Olllier Design Team: large racing multihulls, 90:50; 91:154

Gillmer, Thomas C., naval architect and marine historian: obit., 126:8

Gilman, Lew (Old Town Canoe Co.): roto-molding, 4:40; thermoplastics development, 11:20

Gilman Corporation, The: Softlite closed-cell plastic ionomer foam, 40:66

Guitana: de Rothschild raceboats, 78:12

Glacier Bay Catamarans: diesel-electric powered moorings, 108:82; Ossa Powerlite generators, 108:82

Glacier Bay Refrigeration Systems: HFC-134a-compatible marine refrigeration, 16:35, 17:4, 26:8, 90:64; Barrier Ultra-R panels, 90:64; bushless DC motor (BLDC), 92:12; holding plate heat absorption capability, 91:34; permanent-magnet AC generators, 92:12

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding: passenger boats/T-boats, 36:22

Glas-Craft, Inc.: FRP specialty tools/accessories catalog, 18:54, 20:8; lightweight internal-mix flow coater, 27:70; LI Series FRP (spraying) System, 6:52; Spartan II PLC automatic touch screen control, 108:26

Glasply: hullform with hydro-sponsons, 120:4

glass: and deck profiles/designs in boats, 109:180; Durashield marine glass/Whispershield acoustic-rated glass, 129:8; I-Shades, 84:18; electrochromatic glass, 81:42; mineral glass/history and processing of, 81:42; roll-up Strataglass/motoryacht MJM34Z, 99:52; tempered glass for boats, 81:42; structural adhesives for, 41:44

Glass Boat Works: boatyard fires/insurance, 1:50

glass fiber. See fiberglass

Glass Marine: boatyard fires, 1:50

Glasshape Ltd.: wraparound windshield/motoryacht Bliss, 129:8

Glasspar: early fiberglass, 41:58, 60:116, 60:120; 132:6;

global economy and sustainability, 123:26

globalization: boatbuilding in advanced economies vs. economically undeveloped nations, 102:120, 103:6

Globe Marine Products: replacement impellers/raw-water pumps, 53:89

Glover, James, author: “Duty of Care Afloat,” 144:80

gloves: importance of, 60:5; review/sources, 3:19

Glowacki, Edmund: on admeasurement/aluminum construction, 26:4

GLS Corporation: environmental services, 33:69; recycled fiberglass, 37:66

glue gun, hot-melt: Maximatic, 20:56

gluing. See adhesives entries; secondary bonding

gluing, edge-to-edge: clamp for, 2:70

GMT Composites: ballast tanks for Alvin, research submersible vessel, 141:6; carbon composite rudder, 119:6; carbon fiber rig for Lark  (daysailer)/Brooklin Boat Yard, 141:6; carbon fiber spars for Summerwind schooner/John Alden design, 146:40; furling booms, 141:6; PowerFurl Boom, 146:40

GMT Decking Systems: teak decking, 5:26

Goad, Dean: on Peel Ply/polyester resins/secondary bonding, 19:48

Godfrey Marine: use of PT industrial plywood, 27:42

Godwin, Chad: on Whisperprop diesel electric propulsion system and Solomon Technologies system “Electric Wheel,” 102:4

Goeb, John: on soldering terminal connections, 14:4

Goeb, Capt. John H.: on surveyors and boatyards, conflict of interest, 70:5; recollection of Bob Derecktor, 77:5

Goetz, Eric: on building America’s Cup contenders, 53:50; on computer lofting, 24:26; on honeycomb cores, 22:20; on post-curing, 14:55; on pre-pregs, 24:18, 24:25; on vocational programs, 22:51

Goetz, Eric, author: “Custom Boatbuilding (1990s Retrospective),” 60:27

Goetz, Eric, co-author (with Jonathan Patton): “Medic!” 72:38

Goetz, Eric and Patton, Jonathan: properties of resin systems/WESTSYSTEM ® and Adhesive Technologies Ltd, 73:5

Goetz Custom Sailboats: Ark technical library, 50:11; Child series, 53:50, 53:61; collaboration with Bruce Farr, 61:66; fabric impregnator applications, 5:34, 39:3; history and start-up of, 73:54; honeycomb cores, 2:20; one-off tooling, 10:42; post-curing, 14:55; pre-pregs, 24:25, 89:78, 95:16; repairng Young America, 65:66, 72:38; Resolute rowing shells, 54:18, 61:34

Goetz Marine Technologies: carbon fiber laminates/galvanic blistering/isolation from metal fittings, 57:30; carbon fiber masts/spars, 3:42, 10:52, 47:44, 66:11; carbon fiber shower stalls, 66:11; carbon-fiber yacht wheels, 6:52; fabric impregnator applications, 5:34, 39:3; and Derecktor Shipyards, 73:54; “flying I-beam,” 61:11; post-curing, 14:45, 14:55; pre-pregs, 24:18, 64:82; 73;54

goggles, safety: for blister repairs, 19:8; importance of, 60:5; review/sources, 3:19

Gold Coast Yachts: and closed-molded composites, 124:42; composite wing masts, 14:8, 119:28; excursion catamarans, 3:11, 22:64; outsourcing, 37:16, 37:18, 74:54; Spirit of Kauai sailing catamaran, 124:42; passenger-carrying powercat, 124:42

Golden Delicious, Jack Sarin design: 62:26

Goldhirsch, Douglas: on VOC emissions in small shops, 71:5

Goldring, Jeff: on biodiesel’s primary weakness vs. distillate fuels, 118:4; on dry exhaust/resilient mounts/noise isolation, 114:4; on limited stability of biodiesel for most boats, 118:4; on M80 Stiletto/Dept. of Defense Office of Force Transition, 129:3; on propeller nut installation/Never-Seez/thread-locking compounds, 126:6; on stepped laminate repair, 113:4

Goldsworthy, Brandt: father of pultrusion process, 122:12

Goodrich, B.F.: MA 429 film adhesive, 39:30

Goodwin, John D,: on solution in checking short-circuit current, 104:4

Good Turns: Turncouple firtting for easy connect and disconnect, 93:10

Goodwin, John: on nano particles problem, 108:4

Gorski, Dick: Letters Etc. obit, 73:5

Goss Challenger: wave-piercer catamaran renamed Team Phillips, 61:10, 62:46; abandonment of, 69:13

Gordon, Mitchell, author: “American Marine,” 19:28

Goudy and Stevens Shipyard: 70:58. See also Hodgdon Brothers/Hodgdon Yachts.

Gougeon, Jan C.: obit, 142:8

Gougeon, Meade: on DuraKore, 15:34

Gougeon, Meade, author: “The Aging of the (Fiberglass) Fleet,” 4:64; “Next Generation Composite Boatbuilding,” 68:26

Gougeon Brothers: anniversary, 30:54; blister repair manual/video, 21:60; cold-molding innovations, 51:3, 51:36, 125:36, 142:8; composites testing, 4:22, 4:64, 34:2, 60:27; composites testing/Hydromat test fixture, 34:42, 35:4, 36:4, 45:62, 55:79, 64:11, 68:26, 68:30; on deck repair/replacement of waterlogged flotation foam, 37:48; on epoxies/secondary bonding/air inhibition, 19:44, 20:4; epoxy casting (fittings/hatch), 21:58; epoxy handling/application manuals/video, 21:60, 45:105; epoxy vs. vinyl ester/carbon laminates, 55:5; FRP repair/maintenance manual, 21:60; gelcoat blisters diagnosis/repair/prevention manual, 21:60; G/5 five-minute adhesive, 27:70; G-32 catamaran, 42:52, 49:59, 68:26, 125:36; hardware bonding (epoxy annulus), 15:21, 15:32; on health hazards/shop safety, 1:30; impregnators/applications, 5:34; in-mold coatings/epoxy laminates, 49:59; post-curing epoxy/print-through prevention, 14:45, 34:18, 34:21; on repair of delaminated core bond, 9:36; Stresform tortured-plywood spars, 14:8; technical publishing program (WEST System), 61:116; vacuum-bagging techniques/manual, 1:58, 30:24; vacuum-drying blistered hulls, 9:50; wind-turbine blades/stud bonds, 15:21; 125:36. See also WEST SYSTEM products

Gould, David F. III: response to In Search of Remediation for a Bad Rap, 94:4

government regulations. See Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); environmental regulations, government; OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), regulations

Gowens, Bob: on management/customer service, 29:8

Graco, Inc.: Compliant Finishing Guide, 15:70; Optimiser HVLP spray gun, 26:54; variable-mix ratio-proportioning system, 28:60

Grady-White Boats: air-assisted airless spray equipment, 28:48, 28:52; cross-training/team-building/productivity, 13:54, 29:29; and C. Raymond Hunt Associates, 139:18; power catamaran/F-26b Tigercat, 45:120

Grainger, W.W.: modular shelves, 17:34

gram scale. See resin (gram) scale

Granata, Peter: deck design/plug construction, 28:10; interior design/Cobalt, 28:32; on product safety/liability, 15:50; on retrofit program, 18:4; runabout design/Marine Design Resource Alliance, 51:11

Granata, Peter, author: “Beating the Look-Alike, Perform-Alike Syndrome,” 17:8

Granata Design. See Granata, Peter

Grand Banks Yachts (American Marine Ltd.): builder profile/mid-’70s financial crisis, 19:28, 19:32; hatch design/safety/liability, 15:50

Grand-Craft, Inc.: wooden runabout replicas, 18:20

Granholm, Lars: on EC (EU) certification, 41:38

granite coatings: Granite Coat, 34:28, 34:32; granite gelcoat, 34:28, 34:32; Granulon, 34:28, 34:32

graphics, computer. See computer software, 3-D modeling/graphics

graphics, decals/striping tapes: Graphics 2000 video, 23:54; Mark IV cutting-and-assembly system, 13:70; removal (Scotch-Brite discs), 16:52

graphics, inlaid: for interior laminate surfaces, 34:28, 34:32

graphics, painted-on: Cigarette Racing Team, 12:18

Graphics 2000, Inc.: graphics video, 23:54; Mark IV cutting-and-assembly system, 13:70

graphite hulls: 32’6” hydroplane, 2:12

graphite lubricants: for stainless steel fasteners/corrosion potential, 39:20, 39:4

Graul, Timothy (Tim): on ABS rules, 38:4; on bilge pumps and tunnels, 46:5; on drivetrain fundamentals, 74:5; on hose regulations, 78:7; profile of, 110:68

gravity, longitudinal center of (LCG). See longitudinal center of gravity (LCG)

Gray, Ben: globe circumnavigation in custom trawler, 111:12

Gray, Lysle: on galvanic corrosion/bonding, 8:44; on safety standards, 8:24; on through-hulls/sea valves, 8:42

Green, Geoff, author: “FEA,” 78:26’ “Down to Cases: Five Examples of FEA,” 78:29

Green, Jeff: on design mock-ups, 9:28

Green Marine (U.K.): carbon composite sailboats, 123:32; high-temperature tooling, 136:56

Green, Robert: on professional Engineer licensure, 86:4

Greene, Eric: on SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) requirements, 78:7

Greene, Eric, author: “Fire Protection in Marine Composites,” 62:78

Greene, Eric: Marine Composites book, 59:10; on fire-restrictive ceramic coatings, 64:5

Greene, Ray: builder of first fiberglass-polyester boat, 134:62; development of FRP construction, 38:30, 134:62

Greenwood, Dana: builder profile/Consolidated, 47:34

Greenwood Forest Products: Select Boat Panels (custom industrial plywood), 9:56, 16:12; XL10 pressure-treated panels, 27:42; XL50 marine decking panels, 11:52, 27:42

Greiner, Capt. Kurt: on seaworthiness, 34:55

grid systems, structural: molded integral, 46:28, 46:35, 46:37, 48:4, 58:54, 143:10

Griffin, Nancy, author: “Marine Trade Associations,” 4:9

Griffon Hovercraft Ltd: passenger-carrying hovercraft, 96:52

Grimes, Paul: on bonding fastenings, 18:4

Grimnes, Martin: on heavyweight reinforcements, 18:54

Grimnes, Martin, author: “Fast Forward,” 54:112

grinders, disc: for blister repair, 16:42; Cyclone, 14:57; Fein angle grinder, 36:78; Festo (DiaTrim) air-driven, 5:26; Makita, 15:44, 27:70; Mini Angle Grinder, 21:60; Tercoo/rubber disc tipped with tungsten carbide studs, 141:30

grinders/polishers, discs for: aluminum oxide, 26:54; diamond abrasive, 12:60, 20:56, 25:59; Rx-Cut depressed-center, 40:66

grinding laminates: carbon-fiber, 28:18; dust control/air quality, 28:38, 28:48; Kevlar, 28:18; moisture/blister detection, 23:42; secondary bond lines/repairs, 19:46, 19:48, 20:32, 20:37, 25:25, 39:19, 39:27, 42:5

grinding pads: lubricant for, 37:36

Grinnacle Import Export Pte. Ltd.: teak supplier, 54:18

Grob, John: on repair contracts/deadbeats, 27:61

GROCO (Gross Mechanical Laboratories):  Hydromatic sea strainer, 61:115; as emergency bilge pump, 61:115; SSA (Strainer Service Advice) alarm system, 131:12

Grogin, Scott: on marketing/advertising, 6:42

Group, Gregory G.: on wet balsa core, 97:6

Groupe Finot: profile, 64:64; and Giles Ollier, designer, 90:50; Quest 30/Zach de Beer, 83:50

grounded vessel: damage/keel repairs, 38:20, 39:4, 82:80; litigation, 50:20

grounding: AC/shore-power systems, 30:38, 30:44, 33:4, 41:21, 66:38, 103:174; galvanic isolators, 30:38, 33:4, 41:21, 41:25, 43:5, 100:56, 103:174; galvanic and stray current tests, 100:56; ground plate, 66:38, 82:80; Ideal SureTest Model 61-164, 102:4; marine wiring, 8:12, 9:5, 23:4, 32:36, 33:28, 82:80, 94:84; radio frequency (RF) ground, 82:80; silicone rubber for sealing electrical connections, 104:4; silver/silver chloride half-cell, 100:56; testing grounding circuits, 30:38, 30:44, 41:25, 94:84, 100:56. 102:4

Grove, Stephen, Dr.: on SP Systems Resin Infusion Technology and heated tooling, 81:6

Grow Group: Stop-Katt catalyzer neutralizers, 7:64

GS Manufacturing: dispensing systems, 31:68; early days/FRP development, 38:30; Gemini-VR chopper gun/proportioner system, 10:52, 31:68; Gemini-VR variable-ratio pumps, 31:68; Little Willie Extrusion System, 31:68; Little Willie RTM system/slave pump, 17:58

Guardian Marine International: 85’ Fast Patrol Craft, 60:11

Guertin, Jed, author: “Inadequate Standards?” 114:120

Guest: lighting manufacturer, 87:97

Guetat. Gerald, author: “Classic Runabouts from Switzerland,” 143:10

Guilford, Charles, author: “Case History of an OSHA Inspection,” 92:30

Gulbrandsen, Oyvind: on hybrid propulsion/matched propeller/fuel efficiency rules, 144:4

Gump, Roger: Bluffton Millworks/CAD/CAM for interior joinerwork, 40:42. See also Cornelius & Gump Woodworks

Gun Boats International: conditions and costs/boatbuilding/South Africa, 144:58, 146:4; Gunboat 55/infused carbon fiber hull, 144:58; racing technology cruising catamarans, 144:58

Gunert Refrigeration: HFC-134a air conditioners, 21:12

Gunnell, Skip: aluminum-fiberglass hybrids, 17:19

Gupton, Ginger, author: “A Fast, Lightweight, Custom Cruiser,” 45:62

Gurney, Alan: obit for, 140:7; book Below the Convergence/Antarctic Continent, 140:7; book The Search for the White Continent, 140:7; book The Compass, 140:7

Gustafson, Neil William: on honoring those who build and repair boats, 83:4

GWIL Industries: granite gelcoat, 34:28, 34:32

gypsum cement: for plastic-faced-plaster (PFP) tool, 60:96, 60:103; for RTM tooling, 27:34

gyrostabilizers: Seakeeper gyro, 113:72, 120:4, 146:10; Sperry Gyroscope Co., 113:72; Mitsubishi Anti-Roll Gyro, 113:72