Professional BoatBuilder Comprehensive Index

Issues 1-138

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R-12 (CFC-12) refrigerant (Freon): phaseout/replacements/retrofitting, 16:35, 17:4, 18:4, 18:54, 26:8, 26:17, 28:6, 30:54, 31:4; recovery/recycling, 16:35, 18:54, 26:8, 26:17. See also refrigerants; refrigeration, marine

R-134a. See HFC-134a

R-22 (HCFC-22) refrigerant: conversion to, 26:8, 26:17; phaseout schedule, 26:8, 28:6

R-290 (propane): as refrigerant, 27:4

Raabe, John, II: on “Moisture Meters Revisited,” 61:5; on “More on Moisture Meters,” 71:5; obit, 102:46

Racal Health & Safety: Delta disposable respirator, 30:60; Power-Plus respirator, 16:52

racing boats/events. See America’s Cup contenders; Around Alone Race; BOC Challenge; kayaks/kayaking; Little America’s Cup; Millennium Round the World Race; Olympics; powerboats, offshore high-performance/raceboats; sailboats, offshore cruising/racing; sailboats, offshore racing/performance; sailboats, racing skiffs/daysailers; shells, rowing/racing; Trophee Jules Verne round-the-world race; Whitbread Round-the-World Race

Racor: Lifeguard fuel separator, 16:52; permanent engine-oil filters, 49:79

Racz, Michael: on advertising/marketing, 6:42

radar reflection: radar-absoring material (RAM), 53:40

Radian Corporation: report on industry VOC emissions, 10:8

radio, VHF. See VHF radio

radio frequency interference (RFI): and lighting, 87:80

Radojcic, Dejan: on resistance/shallow-water effects on planing hulls, 60:5; on Series 62 and slenderness ratio as a parameter for semi-displacement and planing regimes, 130:6

Radovich Boats Unlimited: gamefishing boat/Reel Trick, 58:13

Raffles Yacht: Proa 2000 motoryacht, 67:13

rags: cautions/bondline preparation/structural repairs, 43:62

railings: 3-D CAD model, 40:50

railings, bow: design/safety, 42:88, 69:92, 69:95

RAMCAP (rapid mold core assembly process): assembly for Pro-Line fishing boat hardtop, 102:96; at Boston Whaler, 102:96

ram effect, 78:46

Ramirez, Manny: on SAFE Boats International, 87:4

Rampage Sportfishing Yachts: 30’/38’ sportfishermen, 59:10

Ramusino, Antonella Cotta: on Green Star/Registro Italiano Navale(RINA) and Royal Institute of Naval Architects (RINA), 119:4

Rand, Robert: vacuum-bagging tips, 30:22

Randall, Peter, author: “Trimming the Product Safety Standards Bureaucracy,” 64:128

Rander, Steve: profile/Schooner Creek Boatworks, 55:79

Ranger bassboats: distributed power system for/Megalink, 99:82

Ranger Boats (Flippin, Arkansas): computerized measuring device/Faro Arm, 78:94

Rapid Expandable Modular Molding System (REMMS), 101:12; tri-hull patrol boat, 101:12

Rappaport, Stephen, author: “The Maritime Lien,” 101:54

Raritan: battery chargers, 27:24

Rasmussen, Einar: Flyak, hydrofoil kayak, 98:12

Raspo, Pablo: Design Challenge, 129:18

rates, boatyard/boatshop: small-business financial planning, 1:38, 57:74. See also boatyards/marinas, management; price/value/profit; production boatbuilding, business of; production boatbuilding, financial management;

raw-water pumps/systems: flow detectors/cooling-water supply indicators, 45:5, 131:12; flushing and stabilizing for storage, 122:52; hoses, 49:16; Groco Safety Seacock, 111:66;  installations/siphon break (vented loop), 43:44; for limited-edition sportfisherman, 54:62; long-life impellers, 53:89; strainer, 39:98, 46:5, 61:115, 111:66. See also plumbing systems; pumps

Raybould, Ken: on building strakes, steps, and chines, 60:5; on cored and single skin repair, 112:4; on core boundary wedges, 112:4; engineering/application of Kevlar composites, 56:61, 58:6, 62:5; on damage tolerance, 83:6; on hot-weather resin systems, 35:4; on Kevlar/glass hybrids, 58:6; on Kevlar laminate failure/coefficients of thermal expansion, 59:5; on shingled/transverse plies for damage tolerance, 96:4; skincoat workshop, 47:57, 66:5

Raybould, Ken, author: “Guidelines for Choosing Adhesives,” 41:48; “The Stepped Repair,” 111:82; “Testing: Clear as Glass,” 131:80

Raymer, John: on internal-mix spray equipment, 24:4

Raypan foam batts, 104:100

RD Boatworks: 40’ trimaran/DuraKore strip planking, 15:34

Rea, John: on Hawkeye Industries as a sponsor of Andre Cocquyt’s DVD CMT: Closed Molding Technology, 104:4; reaction injection molding (RIM): polyurethane-based RTM variation, 38:55

Reagan, Bruce: NC plasma cutting/Northwest Plasma Cutting, 42:74, 55:16; Northwind Marine, 55:16

reconstruction: of Petersburg cargo boat, 26:51. See also refits/retrofits/remanufacturing; replica/reproduction boat market; wooden ship building/restoration

recreational boating industry: passion for, 133:128

Recreational Craft Directive (RCD): exporting boats/harmonized European Standards, 129:72. See also European Union.

recycling programs: aluminum hulls, 54:43; composites, 54:43; fiberglass boats/use for artificial reefs, 135:4; fiberglass car bodies/sheet molding composite (SMC), 60:82, 134:6; fiberglass  hulls/decks, 37:66, 54:43, 60:82, 134:6; metal hardware, 60:82; polyethylene hulls/thermoplastics, 15:4, 29:33, 37:66, 54:112; shrink-wrapping, 18:28, 18:33, 21:12, 33:69; solvents, 16:52, 27:70, 28:48; StarBoard, 35:58; in Europe and U.S./overview, 60:82

Red Jacket, sailboat, 115:100

Redtree Industries, Inc.: The Fooler disposable paintbrush, 29:58, 81:22

Reed, Gordon E.: on secondary bonding/troubleshooting, 39:19

Reed, Gordon E., author: “The Great Escape (Hatch),” 42:71

Reeder, Gordon, author: “Case In Point,” 106:36

Reef Industries: Grifolyn TC-1200 polyethylene sheeting, 38:55

Reefing: single line/Hanse, 91:136

Reel Quick, Inc.: Rapid Reel hose reel, 48:86

refits/retrofits/remanufacturing: economics/financial management/Slane Marine, 57:74, 57:76, 57:80,75:112; 172’ yacht, 51:11; modifying a mold, 66:113; molding new sections for existing hulls, 66:110, 66:113; piecemeal upgrades vs. consistency, 75:112; at Rybovich Spencer, 70:120;  Townsend Bay Marine, 68:44. See also repairs/maintenance

refrigerants: recovery/recycling, 16:35, 18:54, 26:8, 26:17; 90:64. See also HFC-134a; MP 39 refrigerant; propane; R-12 refrigerant; R-22 refrigerant

refrigeration, marine: compressors/lubricants, 16:35, 26:8; AC-powered, 91:34; air-cooling vs. water-cooling, 91:34; DC-powered, 18:44. 26:8, 91:34; engine-driven refrigeration, 91:34; flat plate evaporators, 91:34; heat load calculations, 90:64, 91:34; holding plate, 91:34; keel coolers, 91:34; R-12 phaseout/replacements (HFC 134a/MP 39), 16:35, 17:4, 18:4, 22:56, 26:8, 31:4, 90:64; powerduct kit, 91:34; servicing, 26:8, 26:17; Supercool subassemblies, 7:64; systems manual, 43:83; systems technician training/certification, 57:99. See also refrigerants

Regal Marine: acetone reduction/replacement, 33:26; production flow, 33:69; women’s dealer advisory board, 38:51

regulations, government, international. See Montreal Protocol

regulations, government, Norway: boatshop safety, 1:30, 2:67

regulations, government, U.S.: marine trade associations and, 4:9, 4:18, 64:128; new in 1988-89, 1:30. See also Clean Air Act/Amendments; Coastal Zone Management Act; Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), regulations; Maximum Achievable Management Practice (MACT); NAAQS; OSHA, regulations; resins, low-styrene (DCPD); Rule 1162, compliance with; safety standards, for boats; VOC emissions, reduction/compliance

regulator, voltage. See voltage regulator

Regulator Marine: money for expansion of company, 63:29; plant/layout, 17:34, 19:4; process control. 74:30; Regulator 28 FS/Lou Codega/”fishability boat,” 128:8

Reichel, John: designer/Bonner Aero Marine sport diesel, 60:11

Reichhold Chemical Company: ATPRIME secondary-bonding primer, 20:32, 42:5, 52:67; ATPRIME 2, 52:67; DCPD-modified resins (33-430), 39:27; Dion VER9100 epoxy vinyl ester resin, 12:4; Hydrex polyester and vinyl ester resin, 32:18, 32:21; laminating resin (33-072), 39:27; on low-styrene resins, 1:30; manufacturing practice/waste reduction study, 55:26; Polylite Profile 33530-00 polyester tooling resin system, 16:52, 32:45; on Rule 1162 development, 26:34; secondary bonding resins/techniques, 19:44, 19:46, 19:48; standardized lab testing, 50:46; training videos, 4:58

Reidl, Sebastian: Around Alone Singlehanded Race, 55:44

reinforcements. See carbon fiber; fiberglass fabrics/reinforcements; Kevlar

release agents. See mold-release agents/systems

release fabrics. See Peel Ply/peel ply

Renaissance Yachts: laminating frames, 13:8

repairs/maintenance: do-it-yourself, 31:18, 31:80, 70:120; industry profile/market trends, 7:17, 44:3, 97:174; at Irish Boat Shop, Inc., 97:174; market for/vs. new construction, 14:26, 40:40, 85:96; mobile repair units/environmental compliance, 31:18; pollution prevention, 6:8, 7:8, 7:28, 12:60, 20:8, 21:60, 27:8, 29:4; price/value/profit, 70:120, 127:128; refit contracts, 85:96; as sideline/Consolidated, 47:34; vocational training programs, 20:18, 20:21, 79:77. See also boatyards/marinas, management; fiberglass construction, repairs; insurance, boat/marine; refits/retrofits/remanufacturing; repair techniques

repairs, warranty: claims/service/litigation, 46:16, 50:18, 50:20, 50:25; provisions for, 35:8

repair techniques. See blister repairs; engines, marine, diesel; fiberglass (FRP) construction, repairs; fiberglass construction, cored/sandwich, repairs; keels, ballast; laminates, marine, repair techniques; patches/patching techniques/materials; refits/retrofitting/remanufacturing; repairs/maintenance; restoration work; wooden ship building/restoration

repair units, mobile: environmental compliance, 31:18

repetitive-motion injuries: elimination of/air tools, 33:58. See also worker safety/occupational health

replica/reproduction boat market: runabouts/sportfishermen, 2:12, 18:20, 20:4, 51:11; 81:72

Research Chemicals, Inc.: RC Hand Cleaner, 21:60

research vessel: Starship/Northern Marine, 57:123

resin additives: cause of osmotic blistering, 51:108. See also accelerators; promoters/accelerators; resin inhibitors; resin surfactants; resin thixotropes; styrene suppressants

resin applicator/gun: Binks Super Slave, 1:68

resin cleaners, emulsifiers: AquaClean, 33:20; BBA Solvent F302, 33:20; recycling, 33:26; Replacetone, 33:20, 33:26; Templex, 33:20; water-based, 33:20

resin cleaners, solvents: diacetone alcohol (DAA-FRP), 25:59, 33:20; DBE (dibasic ester), 6:10, 10:8, 10:17, 33:20, 42:62; for epoxies, 42:62; propylene carbonate (PC), 33:20, 33:26; N-methyl-pyrrolidone, 33:20; ShipShape, 4:58, 33:20; for vinyl esters, 42:62

resin dolly: at Goetz plant, 73:54

resin drainout: controlling/troubleshooting, 33:46, 42:62, 51:85, 51:88, 59:30; drips/line bubbles, 59:30

resin-infusion molding/processing (vacuum-assisted resin-transfer molding, VARTM): bagged-laminate infusion process (BLIP), 29:38, 32:18, 69:132, 133:114; air-operated low-speed drum mixers, 88:26;  balsa core/structural core, 52:30, 108:100; Cinderella II hull bottom repairs, 126:18; for composite flat-panel fabrication/co-curing, 45:68; core materials/print-through prevention, 31:34; Corsair Marine, 29:22; development of, 38:30; fatigue loading/specwar RIBs, 52:43; flammability of, 85:4; geltimer for, 88:26;  at Gold Coast Yachts, 124:42; GRPguru.com/Andre Cocquyt, 78:12, 79:114, 88:26, 103:208; infusion processing/Robert Fischer, 103:142; Leadership 44 hull/Morris Yachts, 133:114; leak detectors, 88:26, 108:100; post wet-out aeration, 132:50; progressive lamination process (PLP), 32:28; Hinckley Co., 31:42, 38:3;  Nordlund Boat Co., 87:46; process-monitoring hardware, 88:26; vs. pre-pregs, 58:36, 79:114; resin chemistry/content/vinyl ester, 44:30, 58:36; resin volatization/Steven Brandis, 132:50; at Ryder Boats, 132:3; sources, 32:34, 66:128; resin feed lines/plumbing/layout, 44:30; single-shot infusion/North End Composites, 44:30; training, 32:28; VOC emissions reduction, 31:42, 44:30, 66:128, 68:5; weight reduction, 32:28, 53:20. See also bagged-laminate infusion process (BLIP); photo-curing resins; SCRIMP (Seemann Composites Resin Infusion Molding Process); resin-transfer molding (RTM)

resin inhibitors: extending gel times, 33:57; 113:22

Resin Injection Recirculation Method (RIRM): process/applications, 32:28, 48:48, 69:132; 101:62

resin mixers/dispensers: Material Mixer, 21:60; at Goetz plant, 73:54; Variable-Ratio Mini Machine, 15:70. See also catalyst, mixing/metering; resin pumps

resin pumps: for dispensing catalyst, 30:57; for testing catalyst ratios, 1:6

resin rollers. See rollers/bubble-busters

resin rollers, pressure-fed: Magnum Industries, 28:32; solvent-free (SOFA), 16:52, 20:40, 21:18; VOC emissions/waste reduction, 20:40, 21:18, 55:26; 68:54

resins: additives/secondary bonding, 20:32, 125:54; for carbon-fiber reinforcements, 28:18; catalyzation graph, 29:51; controlled radical polymerization (CRP)/”fufu dust” additive/Arkema, Inc., 125:54; engineering information, 20:4, 83:84; ENVIREZ, bio-based resin/Ashland Inc., 116:10; fiber/resin ratio/pre-pregs, 24:18, 131:28; fire-retardant/moisture meter readings, 60:48; Greenpoxy 55/Sicomin/France, 123:10; for Kevlar reinforcements, 28:18; matching to fiber reinforcement (elongation/brittleness), 13:33, 13:36, 28:18, 29:38, 39:19, 48:16, 133:114; for noise-reducing laminates (visco-elastic), 32:4; plant-based resin/EcoPoxy/endless shelf life, 123:10, 124:6; R2080/Resoltech/France, 123:10; for repair patches, 36:34, 111:82; resin-to-fiber distribution, 80:40, 111:82, 131:80; for secondary bonding applications, 19:44, 19:46, 19:48, 20:4, 36:34, 39:19, 39:27, 42:5; solvent/resin ratio, 20:40; specific gravity/catalyzation, 29:51; styrene-based/equal cost, performance, and handling capabilities, 123:26; technical assistance/process control (resin manufacturers), 39:27, 42:52, 43:96; toughness/fatigue, 28:18, 49:54; viscosity and flow rate/styrenated resins/Derakane 8084, 133:114; viscosity vs. ramp rate graph, 131:28; wet strength retention (WSR) values, 6:5. See also catalyst, mixing/metering; catalyst ratios; DCDP (dicyclopentadiene)-blended, low-styrene resins; epoxy resins; finishing resin; photo-curing resins; polyester resins; polyester-urethane hybrid resins; polyester-vinyl ester hybrid resins; specific resins entries below; resins, curing/exotherm cycle

resins, air-cured: epoxies/secondary bonding, 39:27. See also epoxy resins

resins, air-inhibited: primary vs. secondary bonding, 39:27. See also DCPD (dicyclopentadiene)-blended resins; photo-curing resins; polyester resins; vinyl ester resins

resins, curing/exotherm cycle: air inhibition/polystyrene, 13:67, 19:48, 39:27; catalyst ratios/elongation/tensile strength, 50:46; catalyst ratios/flexural properties, 50:46; chemical reaction monitor, 52:12, 115:142; core bonding, 9:36, 33:46; epoxy resins, 1:6, 33:46, 33:57, 39:27, 136:22; epoxy vs. vinyl ester for carbon laminates, 61:38; hardness testing/print-through, 2:6, 5:12, 33:46, 50:46; and laminate strength, 4:22, 50:46; and laminate thickness, 50:46, 125:54; low-profile resins/puddles/resin content, 59:30; monitoring rate/differential-scanning calorimeter, 14:48; photo-initiated resins, 18:8, 18:17; resin content/drainout, 33:46, 51:85, 59:30; secondary bonding, 13:67, 39:27; shrinkage/mold release, 13:11, 32:18, 50:46; shrinkage/open- vs. closed-molding/co-curing, 45:68, 50:46, 90:84; shrinkage/print-through, 7:50, 50:46, 136:22; specific heat/warping/flat-panel fabrication, 45:68; standardized lab testing, 50:46; Tg (glass transition temperature), 34:18, 34:21, 42:52, 50:46, 64:11, 64:82; tooling, 21:50, 125:54; undercooked/blistering, 51:108; vinyl ester resins, 1:6, 39:27; wax migration, 21:4. See also cross-linking; heat-distortion temperature (HDT); heat/hot-weather boatbuilding; photo-curing resins; post-curing; print-through, control/prevention; temperature, of laminate

resins, fire-retardant: blistering/moisture meter readings, 60:48

resins, flammability: Derakane brominated resin, 85:4; “the hot hut” fireproof disposal site/Viking Yachts, 131:54

resins, high-solids: chemistry/performance, 8:28, 36:4; dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA), 125:36; secondary-bonding tests, 36:4

resins, high-Tg (glass transition temperature): and extrudable pastes/Axson Technologies, 128:8; PRO-SET 125/126, 34:18, 34:21, 42:52, 115:62; 116:40, 125:36

resins, low-styrene: AME 5000, 21:60; introduction/Rule 1162 compliance, 25:8, 26:34, 60:3; performance problems, 8:28, 25:8, 26:34; performance/shop practices/troubleshooting, 25:8; secondary-bonding performance, 8:28, 25:8; vs. styrene-suppressed resins, 25:8; waste reduction, 55:26. See also DCPD (dicyclopentadiene) blended, low-styrene resins; resins, styrene-suppressed; polyester-urethane hybrid resins

resins, phenolic: fire-retardant/Ampreg 21FR, 120:38; flying car/Brandt Goldworthy, 122:12; used in RIRM, 48:48; in special edition architectural projects, 81:90

resins, photo-curing. See photo-curing resins

resins, silicone: Axson SVB20 two-part sprayable silicone, 128:8

resins, styrene-suppressed: introduction/Rule 1162 compliance, 25:8, 26:34, 60:3; vs. low-styrene resins, 25:8; performance problems, 25:8, 26:34; secondary-bonding performance, 20:32, 25:8; waste reduction, 55:26

resins, summer-grade/diluted: catalysts/hot weather, 2:6, 15:13, 33:46, 33:57, 42:62, 44:30. See also heat/hot-weather boatbuilding

resins, thermoplastic. See roto-molding; thermoplastic resins; thermoplastics (TP)

resins, thermosetting. See thermosetting resins

resins, thixotropic: blistering potential, 15:60; introduction of, 38:30; vinyl ester, 6:10, 6:16

resin (gram) scale: for measuring catalyst/additives by weight, 30:57, 42:62; sources, 1:18, 30:57; for testing catalyst ratios, 1:6

resin shrinkage. See laminates, marine; resins, curing/exotherm cycle; also specific resins

resin storage/drums: heated storage locker, 52:81, 55:5; heating drums, 15:13; inert-gas cap, 15:13; grounding/static discharge, 22:12; large vs. small drums/waste reduction, 28:48; temperature, 33:57. See also drums, resin/gelcoat/chemical

resin surfactants: and secondary bonding, 8:28, 20:32; types/formulations/performance, 8:28

resin thixotropes: for controlling resin drainout, 33:46, 42:62, 59:30; storage, 59:30. See also Cab-O-Sil; fillers; fumed silica; microspheres/microballoons; resins, thoxotropic

resin-transfer molding (RTM): alternative/Prestovac, 32:28; development/Marco method, 19:4, 26:44, 32:28; development/patent protection, 69:132; infujection/Poncin Yacht Group, 115:142; light RTM operation/Princess Yachts, 129:26; polyurethane-based/Baytec RTM-081D, 38:55; RTM-Worx simulation software, 71:6; for small parts, 46:16, 71:6, 114:68; Spartan II PLC automatic touch screen control for fabrication processes, 108:26; technology/applications/economics, 26:44, 27:34, 27:39, 46:16, 69:132, 71:6; tooling for, 6:52, 26:44, 27:34, 46:16; vacuum degassing resins/Steven Brandis, 132:50; VOC emissions/waste reduction, 28:48. 28:52. See also resin-infusion molding

resin-transfer molding (RTM), systems/equipment: Gemini-VR combination gun, 10:52; Hydrajector injection pump, 26:54; Little Willie system, 17:58; Magnum Industries unit/monitors, 10:52; Megaject II injection system, 13:70; SMARTweave resin monitors/sensors, 46:45, 57:88

resin-transfer molding, vacuum-assisted (VARTM). See resin-infusion molding/processing

resistance, hull: added, 58:26; appended, 58:26; frictional, 58:26; predicting, 55:32, 56:26, 58:26, 59:56, 59:57; residuary, 58:26; small-craft data sheets, 58:26, 59:56. See also drag/resistance

resorcinol:  for cold-molding, 51:36

Resources International: apitong marine plywood, 22:56

respirators: Delta disposable, 30:60; Easi-Air 7800S, 3:19, 9:56; hooded 3M “Type C,” 1:68; importance of, 60:5; North, 3:19; Power-Plus, 16:52; review/sources, 3:19; SATA air-supplied (HVLP paint system), 23:54; SideKick air-supplied, 19:59; and styrene exposure compliance, 41:58, 42:5; 3M's respirator for workshops, 76:10; training videos, 15:70; use and safety, 16:4, 69:13; VOC reduction/eliminating, 21:18

restoration, gelcoat. See gelcoat, weathered/deteriorated, causes/caveats/restoration

Restoration Technology: gelcoat restoration system, 15:44

restoration work: Apprenticeshop/vocational training program, 21:12; Hickman Sea Sled, 51:6; J-boats, 52:12; redecking/square-rigger Balclutha, 56:10. See also reconstruction; refits/retrofits/remanufacuring; wooden ship building/restoration

retrofits. See refits/retrofits/remanufacturing

Reusable infusion port: closed molding device, 106:92

Revenge Yachts: 62:3, 62:62, 62:73

reverse osmosis: principles and technology of, 66:26

Reverso: OP-503 oil-change pump/system, 40:66

Rex-Cut Products: Cut-N-Finish grinding discs, 26:54; Type-27 depressed-center grinding wheels, 40:66

Reynolds Aluminum Company: 69:52

Reyse Marine Ltd.: fabricator of welded aluminum hulls/Naiad Explorer, 61:10

RGF Marine Environmental Technologies: MRS 10 wastewater treatment/recycling system, 44:54; Ultramat waste-water collection system, 21:60; Ultrasorb Mariner 1 water-recycling system, 31:68

Rhebergen Composiet Constructies (Amsterdam): profile, 96:36, 132:34

Rhino software: Rhinophoto photogrammetry plug-in, 132:6; 3-D renderings, 57:15; 96:36, 97:28, 98:28, 107:52, 109:180, 132:24; 3D Studio Max/Mark Bonnette, 109:180; 2-D version/Southport Boat Works, 95:16

Rhinoceros: computer modeling program, 63:10, 74:68

Rhode Island: marine diesel excise tax suspension, 45:21; sales tax repeal/impact on marine industry, 37:66, 45:21

Ricard, Robert V.: on estimating speed, 51:6; periodical index, boat design/construction/safety, 36:74

Rice, Tammy: on designing/upgrading interiors, 32:15

Richards, Raymond H.: on the “View from the Helm, Part I,” and on Florida’s landmark professional engineer (PE) licensure decision, 116:4

Ricklefs, Hans: on manufacturing/market for marine plywood, 16:12, 16:20

Ridder, Sven: B&R rig, 53:50

ride-control systems: 61:83

Rifkin, Capt. David and Shafer, James D.: on new technology for testing grounding circits, 102:4; on other stray current methodology/Dick Troberg, 107:4

Rifkin, David E.: on American vs. European Marketing at boat shows, 115:6; on boatbuilding in advanced economies vs. economically undeveloped nations, 103:6; on scoop-strainer equipped engine seacocks on sailboats and anodic protection for metal strainers, 128:6; on transformers and earth (“ground”) leakage detection systems, 111:4

Rifkin, David E.: author: “Protecting Aluminum Appendages,” 123:22; “Transformers,” 108:114; rigging, stainless steel, rod: fatigue/failure, 54:70

Rigging Solutions: custom rigger’s trailer with pivot point on brace, 130:10

rigging, stainless steel, wire: corrosion/quality control, 34:72, 54:79; corrosion/swaged terminal fittings, 15:21, 15:23, 54:70; maintenance manual, 43:83; surveying/survey reports, 30:26

rigging, standing: forestays/stayed vs. unstayed rigs, 55:44, 55:46, 57:7, 79:48; innovations/short-handed sailing, 51:100, 53:50, 53:61, 58:13; loads/displacement, 50:18, 53:50, 55:44, 57:7; product quality, 34:72 , 54:79, 55:44. See also sailing rigs

Riggleman, Jack: obit, 128:8

Right to Know Act: chemical hazards/workers’ rights, 1:30

rigid inflatable boats (RIBs): all aluminum non-inflatable, 61:10; all FRP non-inflatable, 52:12; aluminum/EXTREME, 55:16; aluminum Alustar U.K. rescue/dive boat, 78:86; Atlantic 21, 46:38; bidding process, 48:50; chafe problems, 131:60; closed-cell ionomer foam collar, 40:66; development of fleet for Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), 131:60; diesel-powered RIB, 131:60; extruded monomer closed-cell foam collar/Viking Fender Company, 78:86; fabric flotation collars for, 65:97; Flatacraft (UK) pioneer in RIB design, 131:60; flying (FIB), 59:10; inflation pressure, 131:60; Interceptor 70, 69:13; materials available for construction, 78:86; Naiad Inflatables’ design, 61:10, 78:86, 131:60, 135:4; Navy specwar, 52:43; origins and evolution of, 131:60; production, 48:50, 131:60; Ribbed 2000 Boat Show (U.K.), 64:11; rotomolded tube sections, 78:86; saddle seating, 131:60; self-righting capability, 131:60; and South Africa, 83:50; Tecno 40 raceboat, 46:38, 46:43, 85:3; U.S. Coast Guard’s Defender-class rapid response boat, 85:3; Zodiac-Hurricane Technologies, 48:50, 78:86

rigs. See masts and spars; rigging; rigging, stainless steel; rigging, standing; sailing rigs

Riise, Norm: daggerboard and rudder design/catamaran hull shapes, 124:12

Rijk, Nickel G.: on lip shaft seals, 32:4

Riley, Noel T.: on the need for professional engineering licensure, 90:4

RIM. See reaction injection molding (RIM)

RINA (Registro Italiano Navale): Green Star certification, 117:26, 119:4

RINA (Royal Institute of Naval Architects): Concept Boat contest/refuse recovery boat/ADS Proyectos Navales, 109:30; Green Star Certification, 117:26, 119:4; handbook, Infusion as a Composite Construction Technique for Pleasure Vessels: Guidelines, 111:12; publishers of annual booklet, Significant Small Craft, 61:10; Ribbed 2000 Boat Show, 64:11

Rip Tide Designs: Rip Tide 44 sailboats, 74:68; Rip Tide 55 sailing fast cruiser, 45:54, 74:68; RIRM. See Resin Injection Recirculation Method (RIRM)

Rising, Benjamin: on dimpled bottoms, 60:11

Ritchie Navigation Instruments: marine compass, 2:70

River Boat Works: hydraulic hoist, 36:20

riverine patrol craft: 61:5

rivets/riveting: aluminum boat construction, 4:42; failure/Titanic, 58:13; Pop Plus blind rivets, 13:70

Rizvi, John, author: “A Primer on Patents,” 110:118

R.J. Marshall Company: recycling/open-loop fiberglass, 60:82

Roanna (lugsail schooner): 63:86

Robbins, Allan D.: on new-boat surveys/quality control, 35:4

Roberts, David: Nexus Marine builder profile, 23:37, 27:41

Roberts, Josh: on fire protection/compliance, 44:18, 44:25

Roberts, Kim, author: “John Merrifield, 1940-2005,” 99:120

Roberts, Kim: on post-curing, 14:45; on pre-pregs, 14:55

Roberts, Ron: plastic waste recycling, 21:12

Roberts, Steven K.: “microship physical substrate” trimaran, 62:12

Roberts, Tad, author: “Passagemaker Lite,” 81:58

Robertson, Bruce: slap chisel, 23:20

Robertson & Caine (South Africa): catamarans, 83:50; joint venture boatbuilding agreement with Flying Eagle BoatBuilding (China), 119:6

Robertson, Kenny: on core installation, 9:36; on plywood transom installation, 6:5

Robinhood Marine Center: battery-operated tensile tester, 131:54; FRP hatch/pre-molded boss, 42:71; management, 35:25, 64:112; marine batteries, 18:44; secondary bonding, 39:19

Robinson, Dee: on interior design, 6:39

Robinson Model Basin/model testing, 56:26; 56:38

Robinson, Robby: on molded integral grid systems, 48:4

Robinson, Robby, author: “Boston Whaler: The Unsinkable Legend,” 2:24; “The Child Series,” 53:50; “Winged Skiffs,” 49:74

RoboSail (software): 70:38

Robitaille, Susan: on low-temp pre-preg construction, 64:82

robotic cutting: at Precision Shapes of Virginia (PSOV), 66:110

robotics: AAB robots/Pearson Precision Tooling, 112:10; injection-molding-machine arms/builder sideline, 41:28; for laminating, 20:8, 6854; nine-axis robot for hull painting, 91:20; use of in FRP tooling, 66:110

Rockett, Tom: on barrier-coating, 15:13; on blistering/moisture detection, 23:42; on secondary bonding/X-layer, 19:44; on water permeation/blistering, 15:60, 15:63

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware: steel brackets for workbench supports, 132:6

Rodger Martin Yacht Design: Design Challenge/3 Nines camp-cruiser, 135:36

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

Rogers, Mark W.: on high-current DC circuits and configuring an NC-3 panel to meet varying requirements, 93:4

Rogerson, Cameron: Prestovac process, 32:28

Rogue Wave, trimaran, 122:40, 125:36

Rohan, Neil: secondary-bonding workshop, 47:57

Rolla Propellers USA/Switzerland: eight-bladed propeller, 4:58; tank research/efficiency, 44:38

roll chocks: 67:128

roll-damping: keels/ballast, 23:26; stabilizer systems, 15:70, 36:78

roller, vibrating: for application of bonding putty (foam cores), 9:36

roller brake: making/using, 8:52

rollers, pressure-fed. See resin rollers, pressure-fed

rollers/bubble-busters: candy-stripe, 45:80; cleanup/blister prevention, 15:13; effectiveness/vs. vacuum-bagging, 50:46; for laminating, 6:52, 45:76, 50:46, 59:30; source/guide/catalog, 25:59

Rollin, R.G., Co.: Solo control cable, 29:58

rolling systems, for hull. See hull lifting/rolling/turning systems; roto-molding

Rolls: deep-cycle marine batteries, 18:44, 19:4

roll stabilizers: 61:83

roll test: as alternative to stability test, 44:5. See also stability, dynamic (positive)

ROMARC: plastic waste recycling, 21:12

ROM Development Corp.: PowerBoard sanding/fairing tool, 24:66

Rome, Cliff: profile/Northern Marine, 57:123. See also Northern Marine

Rondal: manufacturer of spars/fittings/furling systems, 45:47

Ronzatti, Gerard: designer of waterborne and waterfront structures, 62:12. See also Seine Design.

Roodberg Holland: boat-handling equipment manufacturer, 72:10

rogue waves: the Max Wave project, 93:10

Rosenfeld, Peter: on managing high current DC circuits, 91:10

Rosenfield, Paul: on spar design/technology, 3:42

Rossel, Greg: on speed measuring, 63:5

Ross, Neil: environmental workshops, 38:51; on waterborne waste reduction, 29:4

Rosvold, Marius: on impact tolerance/aramid (Kevlar) vs. carbon fiber, 45:5

rotating systems. See hull lifting/rolling/turning systems; roto-molding

rotational molding. See roto-molding

Rotenberg, Jon: on sailboat market, 6:20

Roth, McKie Wing Jr.: boatbuilder, architect, 66:3

roto-molding: computer applications, 29:33; Crosslink 3 system/Old Town, 10:34, 11:20; kayak construction, 29:33; largest fully-rotating hull mold/Delta Marine Industries, 94:32; LLPDE/world’s largest/Logic Marine Corp., 56:10; Old Town Discovery canoe, 4:34, 4:40; polyethylene tanks, 52:18; Technothrene/multihulls/playboats, 54:18; tooling for, 10:34, 11:20; Windrider trimaran, 52:12; WindRider 17, 135:46

Rousmaniere, John: on design of Australia II, 122:6

router, air-driven: Festo (DiaTrim), 5:26

router bit: split-helix/for Kevlar laminate repairs, 43:83

routers, numerically/electronically controlled (CNC): Accu-Router, 2:70; CAD/CAM systems/applications, 7:18, 24:26, 24:32, 38:38, 40:42; alternatives to, 61:110; five-axis, 40:42, 61:102; Hitachi, 1:68; for in-house fabrication, 46:16; for metal construction, 38:38; Motionmaster, 40:42; outsourcing/kits, 37:16, 37:18; Powermatic, 40:42;  seven-axis, 61:102; ShopBot, 57:15; for small shop (woodworking/cabinetry), 13:43, 57:25; Techno Isel 599/Univ. of Kansas School of Engineering, 106:10; three-axis, 40:42, 106:10; for wood interior joinerwork, 40:42, 46:16. See also numerically controlled (NC) lofting/cutting equipment

rowing shells. See shells, rowing/racing

Royal Crown Yachts: advanced-composite high-speed ferry, 75:78

Royal Denship (Denmark): 65:11, 67:13

Royal Huisman Shipyard: Athena schooner yacht, 101:32

Royalex: composite canoes/We-no-nah, 49:36; vacu-molded boats/Old Town, 11:20

Royal Huisman Shipyard: builder profile/megayacht Anakena, 45:47; paint booth technology, 42:20, 42:24

Royal National Lifeboat Institution: Tamar class lifeboat/Green Marine, 123:32

Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) rule: 61:77

Roy, Franck: classic small boats replicas, 131:12; Joli Morgan design, 131:12

RTA (ready-to-assemble) techniques/applications: interior cabinetry/furniture, 40:42

RTM. See resin-transfer molding (RTM)

RTM Systems, Inc.: composite roller-cutter, 10:52; Megaject II RTM injection system, 13:70

rubber: hose, 49:16; structural adhesive for, 41:44

rubrails: glow-in-the-dark rails/Barbour Plastics, 115:18; molded polyurethane, 52:43

Rubrail Tool, 71:6

rudder/rudder assembly: Aeromarine 50/independently controlled trim tab, 88:62; articulating hold-and-raise machine/Nautor’s Yard, 84:52; articulating rudder/Bayview Edison Industries, 106:92; Bagatelle rudder, 96:72; Bieker's hydrofoil-rudder, 74:68; carbon composite rudder/GMT Composites, 119:6; carbon fiber rudders, 76:60; cassett rudder/3 Nines camp-cruiser/Rodge Martin design, 135:36; cast/Aquamet 22/limited-edition sportfisherman, 54:62; cassette/retractable, 53:50; combined load calculation, 96:72, 100:92; composite/RIRM, 48:48; composite design/survey/repair, 34:52; configuration for planing hulls, 99:34; construction/Pacific Seacraft, 10:20; corrosion prevention, 54:70; design principles of, 95:76; fishtail rudders, 102:60; foil/foil lift and drag characteristics/applications, 95:76, 102:60; formulas for calculating water pressure on rudder/rudderstocks/rudder bearings, 99:34, 100:92; “get-home” propulsion system/Bayview Auxiliary Tug (BAT), 106:92; Harrison Patent Rudder, 102:60; high-lift rudders, 102:60; inboard vs. outboard rudders, 98:76; installation/Pacemaker, 29:72; Kitchen Rudder, 102:60; Kort nozzles, 102:60; MacLear Thistle Rudder, 102:60; pendulum/Warren Luhrs/Hunter Marine, 53:50; rudderstock metal failure, 51:56, 100:92; size/geometry/angle/location, 45:96, 98:76, 100:92, 104:4; sizing the rudder, 78:72, 80:4; skeg load considerations, 96:72; spade rudder/boat leveler/Bill Hazelett, 111:30; stainless steel/sportfisherman, 57:110; toe-in and toe-out rudders/Craig Loomes Design wave-piercer sportfisherman, 74:54; tuning/twin-screw/floating differential, 47:5; ventilation/vibration, 45:96; wedge-section rudders, 78:72. See also steering systems

rudder bearing: Strong ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (ULMW-PE), 39:98, 46:26; single-bearing installations, 116:18

rudder blades: RTM production of, 27:39; propeller apertures for, 100:92; rusted weld in rudder blade failure, 80:40

Rudow, Lenny: on sportfishing boat layouts, 79:8; on Boating’s performance tests, 85:4; on changing boat test data/powerboat performance tests/Boating magazine, 89:4

Rule 1106.1: amendment, 60:11

Rule 1162, compliance: Cabo Yachts, 91:96; Catalina Yachts, 25:8; exemptions, 25:8, 26:34; fabric impregnators, 5:34; legislation development, 26:34, 31:3, 60:3; low-styrene resin formulations, 1:30, 2:4, 8:28, 20:32, 25:8; MacGregor, 25:8; Pacific Seacraft/Singmarine, 10:20, 25:8, 91:96; photo-curing resins, 18:8, 18:17; process changes/reverse MACT, 31:3; SCAQMD record-keeping, 25:8, 26:34; VOC credits/allowances, 25:8, 25:58, 60:3; Westerly Marine, 25:8; Willard Marine, 25:8

Rumery’s Boat Yard: bottom paint removal/waste collection, 31:10, 31:16; repairs and refits, 75:112

runabouts. See powerboats, runabouts/cabin cruisers; powerboats, small runabouts/racers

running lights: Extended Range, 36:78

Rushton canoes: double-paddle sailing canoe Vesper, 97:60

Rusinek, Ken: on meeting Augusto “Kiko” Villalon, 115:6

Russell, Mike: on secondary bonding/Navy specifications, 20:37

Russell Yachts: 48’ cat-ketch/DuraKore strip planking, 15:34

Russia: internship program, 35:52; stepped hulls, 49:42

rust: rust-preventive paint, 8:54

Rust, Randy: Westport Shipyard/outsourcing, 37:16; Westport Shipyard/transition to yachts, 40:24; 62:26

Rust, Rick: on bedding putties (foam cores), 9:36; buyer of Westport Shipyard, 62:26

Rutherford’s Boatshop: varnishwork, 19:36

Ryan, Jim: B&R Designs, 53:61

Ryan, Peter: on rudderstock calculations for Brave-class fast patrol boat, 104:4

Rybovich/Rybovich Spencer: accessories/hardware/ancillary equipment, 14:26, 14:32; builder profile/construction details, 25:42, 25:49; Express 42 walkaround sportfisherman, 87:16; Hargrave designs, 43:36; management/in-house training, 35:25; 172’ megayacht refit, 51:11; Miss Austria refit, 69:13; plant layout, 25:44; Rybovich Rendezvous, 114:10; sportfishermen, 25:42, 25:49; stepped 30’ Rybo Runner, 5:52; stolen model hull, 114:10; varnishwork, 19:36; weight reduction, 29:8

Ryder Boats: simple infusion set-up, 132:3

Ryds Batindustri AB: recycled-fiberglass boat construction, 60:82

Ryobi: AP-10 portable thickness planer, 12:60

S

S&J Products: Elektralink terminals, 30:60

S&S Specialists: secondary-bonding techniques/ATPRIME primer, 20:32

S Number: origination of, 129:8; and multihulls, 131:12

S2 Yachts: design mock-ups, 9:28; honeycomb cores, 22:20; plant layout/air filtration system, 28:48

Sabine-Neches Boatworks: 56’ cat-ketch/DuraKore strip planking, 15:34

Sabre Yachts: air tools, 33:58; designing for production, 2:60; design mock-ups, 9:28; laminating techniques, 3:54; North End Composites acquisition, 44:35; OSHA compliance (emissions), 11:34; profile/handling rapid growth, 11:34, 11:39; ventilation/shop safety, 3:19

SAFE Boats International: Defender-class RB-5, 85:64; defense contracts for aluminum boats, , 85:64; 87:4

Safeguard Technology Inc.: nonskid step/walkway covers, 45:105

safety factors: in calculating stress and/or deflection in boat structure or part, 72:22; for interior design, 118:30; in pilothouse or helm station functions, 114:30, 115:36; implicit, 72:22

safety gear. See personal protective gear

safety glasses: importance of, 60:5; review/sources, 3:19, 66:5

safety information: warning labels/owners’ manuals, 15:50, 21:12, 27:46, 44:13. See also product data sheets; material safety data sheets (MSDS); product liability; worker safety/occupational health

safety inspections: liability issues/Bayliner, 15:50; Site Safety Inspection Report, 125:72. See also OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), regulations

safety standards, for boats: ABYC/Coast Guard, 4:10, 8:24, 39:12, 63:38, 114:30; defects/Federal Boat Safety Act, 39:122; fire/NFPA, 5:64; passenger weight capacity/increase adjustment, 137:12. See also boating safety; National Fire Protection Association (NFPA); product liability; product recalls; specific safety features

safety standards, for boatshops. See OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), regulations; worker safety/occupational health

Safetytech Corp.: Safe-T-Foil, 15:70

sailboards: honeycomb core construction, 24:4

sailboat market/industry: advanced composites, 51:22; advertising, 6:42; aluminum megayachts, 12:50, 53:28; ASAP (American Sail Advancement Program), 30:48; boat show/Sail Expo, 30:48; classification process/rules, 39:80, 39:86, 39:88; vs. cruising boat market/market downturn, 16:4; design/versatility, 37:66; designing for production, 2:60; EC (EU) certification process, 41:41; expanding/promotion/securing future of, 2:4, 6:20, 6:31, 7:5, 20:64, 21:4, 21:72, 23:4, 30:48, 37:66; experience-oriented marketing/promotion, 21:72; “hotspots,” 10:20; multihulls, 22:64, 23:4, 30:48; one-design classes/Olympic class, 49:74; product development/market niches, 11:34, 11:39, 30:48, 65:11; product development/upgrading/product support, 35:34; sidelines/diversification, 33:36; small sailboats/daysailers/ dinghies, 6:31, 23:32, 30:48; spar technology, 3:42; sports boats/racers, 30:48; trailer-sailers, 30:48. See also pleasure-boat market/design considerations

sailboats: Amoco Procyon concept boat, 6:20, 10:42, 37:66; auxiliary engine, 2:70; battery selection/use, 18:4; bilge pump installations, 57:48, 57:56, 57:73; bow redesign/improved performance, 45:86; bow/transom design, 25:55; carbon-fiber reinforcements, 28:18; checklist for/seaworthiness, 73:102; components/in-house vs. outsourcing, 35:34, 37:16; designing for production, 2:60; design innovations, 6:20, 37:66; design mock-ups, 9:28; galvanic/stray-current corrosion, 32:36, 32:41; heeling/driving forces, 55:44, 60:66; holding tank setup/system, 50:69; hull-to-deck joints, 60:104; keel/ballast/heeling moments, 47:44, 57:48; keel fasteners/attachment/corrosion, 38:20, 39:4; Inspecting the Aging Sailboat/book review for, 100:4; keel innovations/ballast, 23:24, 23:26, 37:66, 47:17; keel repairs/resetting, 4:6; lightning protection systems, 43:64; lightweight steel/Waterline Yachts, 83:72; model testing/performance prediction, 55:32, 55:44, 60:66; molded structural grid/liner, 46:28, 46:37; outsourcing, 35:34, 37:16; pilothouse, 57:110; propeller matching, 46:61; reviewed in consumer-advocate publication, 8:9; rigs/masthead, 35:34; small sailboats/daysailers/lightning protection, 43:64; spars/masts for, 3:42, 29:8; systems audit, 59:21; trailering/moorage fees, 24:4; weight reduction, 29:8; wet-exhaust system, 43:44. See also dinghies, sailing; keels, ballast; masts and spars; sailboats, offshore cruising/racing; sailboats, offshore racing/performance; sailboats, racing skiffs/daysailers

sailboats, offshore cruising/racing: aluminum megayachts, 12:50, 53:28; Bill Tripp designs, 105:56; Cigale 18,64:64; engine exhaust/back-pressure/horsepoer ratings, 59:56; panel loads/structural cores, 52:30; pilothouse, 57:110; retrostyle/cold-molded, 51:45; rigging loads/mast compression/hull strength, 50:18, 51:36, 53:50; small yachts/classification/scantlings, 39:80, 48:8, 48:9, 48:14; Sparkman & Stephens designs, 59:44, 59:48, 60:66; systems/complexity, 59:21, 59:44; tanks for, 52:18; ultralight wood-foam sandwich construction, 55:79

sailboats, offshore racing/performance: ABS classification, 39:80, 39:86, 39:88, 48:8, 48:9, 50:5; advanced composites, 51:22; advanced composites/Little America’s Cup, 39:30; B&R rig/Child series, 53:50, 53:61; Force Seven/Bill Tripp design, 105:56; free-standing rigs/Around Alone Race, 55:44, 55:46; Hunt designs, 50:32; IMS scantling rules/standing rigging, 55:44; IMS scantling rules/PVC-cored sandwich construction, 43:96; International Offshore Rule (IOR)/measurement rules, 60:66; ISO scantling standards, 48:8, 48:9, 48:14; loads/structural cores, 52:30; model testing/maxi boats, 56:26; model testing/performance prediction/heeling forces, 55:44, 60:66; rating rules/evolution of, 55:44; resin-infusion/one-shot vacuum-bagging, 51:22; resin-infusion/SCRIMP applications, 44:36; rig innovations/short-handed sailing, 51:100, 53:50, 53:61, 55:44, 55:112; Sparkman & Stephens designs, 59:44, 60:66; stability, 42:26; strength/fatigue resistance/Whitbread Round-the-World Race, 34:42, 34:48; strength vs. speed/America’s Cup contenders, 35:3, 51:36, 53:50; wave-piercing catamaran/Goss Challenger, 58:13; wet-pregs/one-off construction, 55:61. See also America’s Cup contenders; Around Alone Race; sailing rigs; Whitbread Round-the-World Race

sailboats, racing skiffs/daysailers: Aqua Cat, 53:12; 49er/Olympic class, 49:74, 51:6; Hunt designs, 50:32; litigation/centerboard housing, 50:18; market/product development, 30:48, 49:74; rigid-wing trimaran, 53:12; WindRider trimaran, 52:12. See also dinghies, sailing

SailBots: U.S. Naval Academy/Paul Miller, 126:8

sailcloth: Vectran, 41:58

Sail Expo: boat show, 30:48

Sailing Company, The: Sailing Industry Study, 65:11

sailing: education program/PACT 95, 31:62

sailing rigs: B&R rig/Child series, 53:50, 53:61; cat-ketch/free-standing (unstayed) wingmasts, 55:44, 55:46; crab claw, 57:15; custom rigger’s trailer with pivot point on brace/Rigging Solutions, 130:10; elliptical plan form for a sail rig, 80:4; Kelsall Cat Rig, 136:10; rigid-wing, 53:12, 136:10; triangular stayed rig/induced drag, 55:44; twin unstayed/wave-piercing catamaran, 58:13; weight control/simplicity/reliability, 55:112; X-2 Concept/Harbor Wing Technologies, 136:10. See also masts and spars; rigging; rigging, stainless steel; rigging, standing

Sailorman: used marine hardware/recycling, 60:82

sails: China Sail Factory, 109:156; Code Zero reaching spinnakers, 55:112; in-house sail loft/Catalina, 35:34; laminated sails/Adagio/Meade Gougeon, 125:36; Navsail fabric vs. woven dacron, 76:60; Sobstad molded sails, 66:11; string sails, 109:156; Vectran fabric/Hood, 41:58; wing (solid) sails, 133:70, 96

sail track/slides: Strong Sail System, 39:98

St. Joseph Sound launch: Design Challenge/Jon Ames, 127:20

sales: at boat shows, 36:60; pre-boat-show, 36:60. See also dealers/salespeople; marketing/promotion

salespeople. See dealers/salespeople

sales tools. See marketing tools

Salthouse Boatbuilders (New Zealand): Southstar 37 semi-custom picnic-style motorboat, 114:10

Salthouse Brothers (Auckland): Carl Moesly designed ketch, 91:116

Salish Sea Yachts: Pacific Northwest cruiser/Doug Zurn design, 134:6; salvage/internet auction website/MarineBidExchange.com, 80:12

SAMS. See Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors

Sandaro Industries: Top Cote, 24:62

sanders: Bosch high-speed, 1:68; Festo (DiaTrim) air-driven, 5:26

sanders, belt: Porter Cable Model 360-Series, 13:70; Toolympics, 50:11

sanders, disc: sanding-disc attachment systems, 23:54

sanders, finishing: Dynaline/for molding, 42:74

sanders, hand-operated: Bulldog dust-free sander, 84:10

Sanding Sticks, 35:58

sanders, orbital: Black & Decker palm-grip, 3:60; Dynaorbital random-orbit wet-sander, 17:58; Super Hand 100 A pneumatic, 10:52

sanders, pneumatic DA (dual-action): applications/types/shop techniques, 33:58; Dynabrade, 33:58, 33:64; Fein portable vacuum, 84:10; Sioux, 33:64

sanders, right-angle: Dust Muzzle dust collector, 19:59

sanding discs: Bulldog sander and Abranet discs, 84:10; hook-and-loop, 23:54; pressure-sensitive, 23:54; simple plywood box for, 106:10

sanding/fairing tool: PowerBoard, 24:66

sandpaper: long-lasting/Perma-Sand, 18:54; for LP systems, 19:12; for plug construction, 3:34

sanding techniques: for gelcoat restoration, 15:44; grinding box for in-the-water FRP repairs, 75:14; for plug construction, 3:34, 59:76; for repairing advanced-composite laminates (scarf-sanding/taper-sanding), 43:54; for revarnishing, 19:36; for secondary bonding, 20:37; wet, 15:44, 59:76. See also dust extractors/collectors

Sandridge, Glenn: on on-location video production/costs, 22:42, 22:45; on video production/use, 16:22

sanitation. See head, arrangements/design; holding tanks; toilets, marine

sanitation hose: holding tank discharge/pumpout, 50:69, 51:6, 52:4; types/quality/installation, 49:16, 51:6, 52:4

San Juan Composites: retrofitting molds/San Juan powerboat, 121:62

SanJuan Yachts: profile of, 107:52

Sanok, Christopher: on Marine Maintenance Technology program at Skagit Valley College, Oak Harbor, WA, 81:6; Sanstad, Gordon P., Jr.: on Vic Franck Boat Co., 67:5; on Wood Construction Center educational programs, 67:5

San Pedro 25: and Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, 137:44

Santronics, Inc.: AC tester, 34:59; DC tester, 34:59

Saraga Enterprises: Lenco trim tabs, 7:64

Sarin, Jack: designer/patrol boat, 60:11; and Westport Shipyard, 62:26

Sassacus (Tricat fast ferry): 62:87

Sausalito Yacht Harbor: rolling boat cradles, 54:18

Savitsky, Daniel (Dan): resistance prediction method, 56:26, 59:57; profile of, 126:64; floats for waterbased aircraft, 126:64; Russian WIG (wing-in-ground effect craft/”Caspian Sea Monster,” 126:68; Ski-Cat foil-assisted power catamaran, 126:64

Savitsky, Daniel (Dan), author: “Savitsky’s Own Rationale Regarding His ‘Method’,” 126:68; 128:3, 131:12

saw, band-: Artisan 43/rip fence, 21:60

saw, bench: Delta, 1:68, 45:105; Sidekick Saw Stand, 45:105

saw, circular: Karbide Kutzall blades, 11:52; Portable Panel guide/tracking system, 19:59

saw, cross-cut: Quik-Cut, 14:57

saw, cutoff: extractor shrouds for, 28:38

saw, hole-: cutting techniques for sample cutouts/coupons, 49:24, 49:25, 49:27

saw, miter: compound, 3:60

Saw, Nigel: on International Boatbuilding Standards Recreational Craft Directive, European Union, 109:6

saw, rip-: Quik-Cut, 14:57

saw blades: carbide-tipped/laminate repairs, 43:54; carbide-grit-coated/Sterling, 12:60; circular/Karbide Kutzall SSG, 11:52; diamond-grit/laminate repairs, 43:54

Sawstop, safe saw, 120:4

scale. See resin (gram) scale

Scalvini, Roby, author:  “Carbon and Lightning,” 128:50; “The Case of the Corroded Tanks,” 130:66; “Designing for Testing,” 133:104; “Water Everywhere,” 126:18

Scan Marine: cabin heaters/carbon monoxide protection, 45:32

Scandinavia: boatshop safety, 1:30, 2:67

Scandvik, Inc.: Andersen winches, 5:26

Scanmix Corp.: marine faucets/shower mixers, 30:60

scanning electron microscopy (SEM): 87:62

Scarano Boat Building: America replica/T-boats, 36:22

scarfed-seam repairs: for advanced-composite single-skin laminates, 43:54, 45:5; for deck, 37:48; for transoms, 69:70

scarfing jigs: for composite panels, 13:43; Scarffer, 13:43

scarf ratios: for patching/repairing composite hulls, 36:34, 42:5, 66:78, 69:5

SCAT: foil trimaran prototype, 75:14

Scaturro, Milt: titanium seminar/IBEX 2005, 132:62

Schad, Robert: Husky Airboat, 53:12

Schaefer, Jr., Kenneth L.: on two-speed gearboxes, 76:4

Schaper, Ron: on salvaging drowned engine, 48:4

Scheel, Henry A.: Scheel Keels, 135:14;and Morgan Yachts/Disney World, 135:14

Scheherazade (ketch): Hodgdon Yachts profile, 70:58; keel cast for, 96:72

Schenck, Frank, author: “The Rewards of Self-Analysis,” 19:72

Schieferman, Louis: three-legged hoist, 36:20

Schindler, Bo: builder profile/Freeman Marine marine closures, 41:62

Schleicher, Dean M., author: “Correcting Dynamic Roll Instability,” 84:26; “Engineered Equivalents,” 105:23; “100 Knots,” 101:82, 102:4; “Two-Speed Gears,” 80:76

Schleicher, Dean: on wet balsa core, 99:4; 100-knots Yacht/graphs corrections, 104:4, 105:4; and First Chesapeake Powerboat Symposium, 116:40

Schmidt Manufacturing Company: Accustrip soda-blasting equipment, 7:13

Schmitt, G.G., & Sons: transom door hatch, 3:60

Schmoke, L. Joseph: on used-boat market, 112:4

Schnell boat: efficient underwater exhaust system for, 90:34

Schoell, Harry: designer/Alsberg Junior, 60:11; on DuraKore construction, 15:34; and Jim Gardiner, 120:62; speed-estimating formula, 49:54; stepped powerboat designs, 5:52, 7:5

Schoell Marine: Infinity Yachts, 47:34

Schofield, Robert A. (Rob): on fiber orientation/taping and tabbing, 29:45; on plywood vs. fiberglass stringers, 42:5; profile, 40:3; proposal to Florida State Legislature/professional engineer licensure, 98:112; on scarf ratios, 36:34; on secondary bondline prepration/taping and tabbing, 39:19; on structural standards for recreational boats, 64:5; 65:5

Schofield, Robert A. (Rob), author: “The Case for Plywood Structure,” 40:54; “The Importance of Thickness in Single-Skin Laminates,” 51:85; “An In-house, Low-Cost Program for Testing Laminates,” 48:16; “Pseudocores,” 83:84; “Structural Standards for Recreational Boats,” 63:38

Schofield Composites Technology: composite repairs/patching, 36:34

schools. See education

Schooner Creek Boatworks: profile/super-light wood-sandwich construction, 55:79

Schramm, William (Bill): on DCPD resins, 8:28; on low-styrene resins, 1:30

Schroth, Fred: on surveyors in the boatyard, 69:5

Schubert, John J. (naval architect): obituary, 65:5

Schulz, Walter: on damage assessment/repair, 25:18, 25:25

Schwarzel, Peter: on high-elongation resins, 63:5; on hull design loads for framing and structural analysis, 70:5; on repairing infused laminates and no-bleed infusion systems, 110:4; on repairing single-skin laminates, 69:5; on structural standards for recreational boats, 65:5

Schweikert, Gram, author: “Fourth Generation 44,” 121:88. See also Miller, Paul and Pedrick, David.

scissors, ceramic: for Kevlar, 16:52, 28:18, 56:61

SCMVE (Seemann Composites Modified Vinyl Ester): hybrid vinyl ester, 58:36

Scot, Marianne, author: “Cars, Boats…Same, Same,” 106:10; “Made In Turkey,” 102:34

Scott, Edward: on professional engineer licensure, 101:4

Scott, Marianne, author: “Hanse,” 91:236

Scott, Robert: Fiberglass Boat Design and Construction/review, 47:66

Scout Boats, Inc., SC: Air-Assist hullform, 135:6; expansion of, 61:10; no-wood approach, 135:6

scraper: Pro-Prep quick-change blades, 82:8

scratch testers: for testing gelcoat hardness, 5:23, 5:26

screw-pad trailers: 63:54

screws. See fasteners

screws, self-tapping: for shoebox hull-to-deck joint, 60:104; tapping bar, 60:104

screws, square-drive: source, 35:58

screws, wood, removing/extracting: Fuller plug cutter, 23:20; T & L extractor, 24:58

SCRIMP (Seemann Composites Resin Infusion Molding Process): applications/technology/emissions reduction, 31:42, 32:28, 44:30, 48:35, 53:20, 60:27, 68:64, 69:132, 69:136. 79:114, 99:52; at American Expedition Yachts, 106:92; at Pearson Composites/J Boats, 98:28, 115:100; builder sidelines, 44:35, 97:82, 106:92; composite hybrid masts/superstructures/navy boats, 53:40, 58:36; J165 hulls, 98:28; license infringement, 69:154; at Lyman-Morse, 97:82; Mark V Motor Surfboat/Coast Guard, 37:3; development/patent protection, 31:42, 31:53, 32:28, 42:39, 69:132, 69:154; and Nautor’s Swan (Finland), 79:114; patents, 69:132, 70:5, 110:3; resin chemistry/vinyl ester, 44:30; resin feed lines/plumbing/layout, 44:30, 69:132; SCRIMP Systems, 31:42, 79:114, 110:3; and Seaway (Slovenia), 79:114; single-shot infusion/North End Composites/Hunt 90, 44:30, 97:82; SMARTweave resin-flow sensors, 46:45, 57:88; TPI marketing/production, 33:36, 64:64. See also laminates, marine, advanced-composite; resin-infusion molding/processing

Sea, Roy L.: on Burger/Tacoma/Manitowoc Boat Works, 13:4

SeaArk Marine/SeaArk Boats: Dauntless 35 patrol rescue boat, 83:14; fire/rescue boat, 2:12; 48’ water taxi, 4:30; profile/workboats, 42:16, 61:10

sea chests: built-in/FRP, 54:62. See also sea valves

seacocks. See sea valves (seacocks)

Seal Cove Boatyard: environmental/boatyard waste management, 27:8; HVLP spray system, 34:35. See also Vaughan, Robert.

Sea Craft: profile of/and Carl Moesly, 91:116

Sea Frost: HFC-134a refrigeration systems, 22:56

Sea Grip: aerosol-propelled solventless spray adhesives, 86:14

Sea Hydro: outboard hydroplanes, 59:10

Sea Island Boat Builders: Commuter 36 hullforms/Reuel Parker, 130:20

SeaKits: document- and boat-management program, 122:52

Sea Land Air Technologies (SALT): DC monitoring system, 33:75; ozone-clean marine refrigeration systems, 26:17

SeaLand Technology, Inc.: Vacuum Holding Tank, 55:99; Vacu-Flush marine toilet, 4:58

sealant remover: Sika, 2:70

sealants: acrylic (for gelcoat), 15:44; classification/definition, 28:27, 60:104; for marine hose installation, 51:6; mastic/vacuum-bagging, 1:58, 1:64; “nonbubbling” urethane teak seam sealant, 67:13; for threaded applications in wet environments, 126:6

SeaArk Boats: profile, 69:52; use of environmentally friendly Epaint, 105:106

SeaArk Marine: profile of 69:52: Commander and Dauntless military boats, 121;78

sea chest: custom sea chest with removable moenl screen, 137:34

SeaDek, closed-cell EVA foam, 125:20

Sea Island Boat Builders: pilot schooner Spirit of South Carolina, 109:17

Sea Level Yacht Design & Engineering: “young designer” award, 110:12

Sea Ray Boats: and Airpax ED&D systems for production boats, 105:78; Cornelius Nathaniel Ray, founder, 123:10

Seaway Boats (California): Bob Stapp, founder, 99:20

silicone/E-Flex 9000 Super Stick, 13:70; synthetic rubber (Oil-Wet), 8:54; 3M/deck reconstruction, 1:46; UV/96 (for paint/gelcoat), 15:44. See also polyurethane adhesive/sealants

sealers: for metal/tools, 24:62; for varnishing, 19:36; Z-Spar, 19:36

Sealight Boats: non-molded thermoplastics, 10:40

Sea Nymph: switch to non-CFC foams, 2:28

seaplane: flightless/Xtreme Xplorer, 57:15; turbine-powered seaplanes and salt water, 126:64; slotted-nose hydro-ski/Daniel (Dan) Savitsky, 126:64

Sear, John D., author: “Developing a Warnings Strategy,” 45:14

Sea Ray Boats: composite stringers/PRISMA, 41:62; custom industrial plywood, 16:12; dust-control systems, 28:38; EC (EU) certification process, 41:38, 41:41; interactive marketing, 36:74, 73:120; and ISO scantlings, 63:38; and Powerboat Reports controversy, 96:3; Polylite Profile tooling resin system, 16:52; shrink-wrapping/recycling program, 18:28; structural adhesives, 28:27; two-speed gearbox option on 410 flybridge cruisers, 71:123; and wet-core problems study, 96:16

searchlight: remote-control (Ray-Line 255S), 7:64

Sea Recovery Corp.: watermaker, 3:60

Searles, Noel B., author: “Gelcoat Repairs,” 90:94

Searles, Noel B.: on engineered putties, 42:5; on gelcoat maintenance/ restoration, 15:44, 65:5; on secondary bonding, 20:32

Seatek engines: and co-developer Fabio Buzzi, 133:84, 134:36; 600-hp diesel, 13:70; Seatek 1,100-hp turbo diesels, 46:38, 46:43

Seaton, Stephen: designer/Long-Range Cruiser (LRCs), 57:123; Ted K trawler-yacht/Waterline Yachts, 83:72

Seatorque Control Systems: bolt-on propulsion system (BOSS), 128:8

sea trials: ABS/LR classification, 39:80; Bertram Yacht, 39:70; conducted indoors, 51:11; documentation, 12:10; measuring speed, 46:52; vs. model testing/resistance, 58:26

seats/seating: ABYC safety standard, 36:46; control-station/safety/ergonomics, 48:79; design/occupant protection, 34:13, 75:14, 133:84; for Outerlimits performance boats, 133:60; Johan Ullman's “JockeySeat,” 70:66; outsourcing, 37:16; for RIB raceboat, 46:38, 70:66, 133:84; safety/liability (fastening), 15:50; saddle seating, 131:60; STIDD Series 800 seats, 70:66; Tecno G10 and G12 modular seats/FB Design, 134:36; three-way seats, 75:14

Seattle Central Community College: vocational training program, 20:26; Roy Kobayashi, 94:8

sea valves (seacocks): backing blocks for, 114:82; design of, 114:82; Forespar Sea Valve, 33:75; gate valves as, 38:4, 114:82; GROCO, manufacturer, 61:115; hose failure at, 52:4; installation/systems technician certification, 57:99, 115:6; labeling, 132:80; metal vs. plastic, 8:42, 10:4; placement/accessibility, 37:26, 114:82; preparation of for long-term storage, 122:52; selection/installation/maintenance, 8:42, 8:44, 57:73, 57:99, 114:82; unattended boat/flooding/bilge pump systems, 57:73

Seawanhaka Rule, 61:76

Seaway (Slovenia): and SPRINT technology, 79:114

SeaWolf Design Group Inc.: on blister prevention/resistance, 15:13, 15:60; impact-resistant filler (transom repair), 12:60; poured-core transom repair, 32:45; Seacore sprayable syntactic foam, 7:50, 7:62

Seawolf Industries: fiberglass grinder/recycling, 60:82, 134:6. See also Eco-Wolf.

seaworthiness: builder’s contracts and, 37:60; definition/survey reports, 34:55, 36:74, 37:13; safety factors in cockpit design/swamping, 93:98

Sebago:racing trimaran, 62:46

secondary bonding: adhesives for, 20:32, 42:5; blister prevention/WSMs, 15:13, 67:49; bondline contamination, 10:8, 13:67, 20:32, 39:19, 43:54, 43:62; bondline preparation, 13:67, 19:44, 19:46, 19:48, 20:32, 20:37, 39:19, 43:54, 43:62, 68:64, 70:92; compression/shear stresses and, 13:36, 65:84, 69:5, 70:92; with DCPD resins, 8:28, 13:67, 39:19, 39:27, 52:67, 55:5, 75:58; failure in, 70:92; fatigue/skin-to-core bonds, 49:54; fiber orientation and, 39:19; foam cores, 9:36, 9:42, 70:92; with iso and ortho polyester resins, 8:28; with low-styrene/styrene-suppressed resins, 8:28, 13:67, 20:32, 25:8, 39:27; in megayacht construction, 32:18, 32:21; of molded integral structural grid/liner, 46:28, 46:35, 46:37, 68:64, 75:58; mold-release systems, 12:27; “peel,” 39:19; peel ply applications, 9:42, 13:67, 19:48, 20:32, 20:37, 36:4, 39:19, 39:27, 70:92, 79:114; with photo-curing resins, 19:8; vs. primary bonding, 39:27; repair patches, 36:34, 50:18, 67:49, 69:5; repairs/advanced-composite single-skin laminates, 43:54, 43:62; repairs/cored hulls, 25:25, 36:34; resin performance, 8:28, 13:67, 19:8, 19:44, 20:32, 25:8, 39:19; solvent wipes, 10:8, 13:67, 20:32, 39:19, 43:54, 43:62, 52:67; troubleshooting/shop practices/testing, 19:44, 19:46, 19:48, 39:19, 39:27, 52:67, 55:5, 79:114; and ultraviolet radiation, 75:58; with vinyl ester resins, 52:67; workshop, 47:57. See also fiberglass fabrics/reinforcements, taping and tabbing; filleting; gluing

Seemann, Bill: on aluminum-fiberglass hybrid construction, 17:19; SCRIMP, 32:28. See also SCRIMP (Seemann Composites Resin Infusion Molding Process)

Seemann Composites: VARTM fabrication technology/testing, 48:35, 79:114, 108:100. See also SCRIMP

Seideman, Tony, author: “Building Replicas,” 18:20; “Resolving Conflict,” 12:40; “Weathering Major Storms,” 27:18

Seifert, Bill, author: “Bird Nest Extractor,” 111”12; “The Case for Crew-Friendly Yachts,” 115:88; “Dirt-Simple Sandpaper Box,” 106:10; “Hinckley Tricks,” 127:8; “Teak Deck Rehab,” 131:66

Seifert, Bill: on corroded water tanks, 132:4

Seine Design: designer of waterborne and waterfront structures, 62:10

Selden Mast (Gothenberg, Sweden), 82:58

SEMicro Corp.: PATTI (pneumatic adhesion tensile test instrument) meter, 49:59, 87:62; scanning electron microscopy (SEM), 87:62

semi-tunnels on high-performance hulls, 108:16

Semler, Kathleen: on Abaris Training Resources advanced composites eminar, 30:4

Seng, Wong Kok: on purchase of Pacific Seacraft, 10:20, 10:33

Senkewic, Walt: CAD/CAM systems implementation/study, 58:13

Senning, John: on survey reports, 30:26

Senter, Robert: comments, electronically controlled engines, 67:5

Sepel, Jim: on surveying standards and common sense, 122:6

Seren, Dr. Daniel: on Destriero/fixed or variable trim tabs/directional stability fins, 111:4

SES (surface-effect ship): FastCat ferry, 75:78; Harley and Burg designs, 48:6; minehunter, 65:84; catamarans, 96:6

Setley, Claude: on vinyl esters/secondary bonding, 20:32

Seven Marine: world’s largest outboard motor, 138:6; and ZF Marine/joystick docking system, 138:6;

sewage: illegal dumping, 27:61

Sextant Systems: boatyard software, 3:60

Shafer, James D.: on marina electrical safety, 105:4

Shafer, James, Dr. and Rifkin, Capt. David: on new technology for testing frounding circuits, 102:4

shaft. See propeller shaft/drive shaft

Shakespeare, Bill: on engine management systems, 14:34

Shakespeare, Bill, author: “The Agonies of Building on a Fixed-Price Contract,” 12:72

Shannon Yachts: damage assessment/repair, 25:18, 25:25

Shapco: self-pleating system (for curtains), 32:15

sharpeners: for whetstones, 1:68

Shaw, John: on composite flat-panel construction/Shaw Boats, 45:54, 45:59

Shaw, William (Bill): on designing for production, 2:60; on interior design (Pearson), 6:34; obit, 104:12

Shaw Boats: composite flat-panel construction/Rocket Science, 45:54, 45:59, 45:62

Shea, Linda Brownell: Brownell Boat Works/boat-handling equipment, 22:32, 22:36

Shearography, 124:26

shears, ceramic: for Kevlar, 16:52, 28:18, 56:61

shears, pneumatic: applications, 33:58, 33:64

shears, power: Black & Decker Industrial, 21:60

shed: see-through shed at International Yacht Restoration School, 101:24

sheer, planar: lofting, 27:4

sheet material. See countertops/panels

Shell Chemical Co.: diacetone alcohol (DAA-FRP) resin cleaner, 25:59, 33:20

Shell, Justin, author: “Love of the Game,” 133:128

shells, rowing/racing: design/tank-testing/composite engineering, 14:45, 41:28, 41:30; Composite Engineering, 41:28, 41:30, 57:30; Felker Racer, 4:30; Resolute/Eric Goetz, 54:18

shelters. See boat sheds/shelters; paint shop/spray booth

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

Shepherd, Maury: Quick Draw bagging film (VARTM), 32:28

Sheppard, Kris: on power catamarans, 45:120; on productivity/Grady-White, 29:29

Shepstone, Stephen: on keel attachment/fasteners, 40:4

Sherman, Ed: on European whole-boat fault current protection, 98:4; on testing  grounding circuits, 102:4; on isolation transformers and ground fault protection devices, 105:4

Sherman, Ed, author: “Battery Testing,” 79:21; “Circuit Breakers,” 85:114; “Electrical Standards in a Global Marketplace,: 75:22; “Electrical Troubleshooting,” 91:56; “Getting Grounded,” 82:80; “Ground Faults Revisited,” 94:84, 98:4; “Intelligent Instruments,” 73:120; “New & Improved,” 118:64; “Standards That Spark in the Night,” 134:80; “Surveying Electrical Systems,” 66:38 ; “A Technical Case For Isolation Transformers,” 103:174

Shidler, Steve: power trimaran, 50:11

Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA): address, 4:20; efforts/membership, 4:9

shipbuilding. See metal construction;wooden ship building/restoration

ShipCAM: lofting/parts generation software, 17:58, 38:47, 61:102

ship motion simulator: introduction by Feadship, 67:13

shipping container: as traveling boatyard, 21:38

ship saw: at Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding, 115:56

ships: vs. boats/design andengineering criteria, 47:24. See also wooden ship building/restoration

shipwrights: job market, 21:42

Shipwrights, Inc.: Mermaid Turbo-four engine, 15:70

shock-absorbing seats, 114:10

shock-mitigating seats: 70:66 at military boat-and-equipment show/MACC, 121:78

Shoemaker, Jim: on drawing and lofting, 106:4

Shook, Gerald D.: on photo-curing resins/RTM development, 19:4; on scarfed repairs/FRP laminates, 45:5; on wax migration, 21:4

Shook, Michael: on AeroHydro's SurfaceWorks for 3D solid modeling, 68:5

ShopBot Tools, Inc.: simple CNC router, 57:15, 61:102, 77:82

Shore “D” scale: testing laminate/gelcoat hardness, 5:12, 8:4, 42:62

shore power: arcing faults/shore power plug, 134:54; benefits of isolation transformers, 103:174, 138:18; easily-engaged lock (EEL) power cord, 138:8; and galvanic/stray-current corrosion, 32:36, 105:96, 107:4, 138:18; Bender Monitor/shore power cord, 94:84; in-the-water electrical hazards, 94:84; toroid-wound transformer, 103:174. See also AC/shore-power systems

Shore tester (durometer): for laminate/gelcoat hardness testing, 5:12, 8:4, 42:62

short beam shear test: ASTM D2344, 87:62

showers: head arrangements, 5:50; mixers, 30:60; shower-tub units/diversification, 37:16

shrink-wrapping: applications/techniques, 18:28, 18:33; costs, 18:28, 18:36; effects on gelcoat, 15:44; environmental concerns/recycling, 18:28, 18:33, 21:12, 33:69; for boat transport, 63:54; held by gunwale strip, 28:32; materials/sources, 18:28, 18:36; plastic used for boat shelters, 35:15

Shyodu Instrument Co.: Matheson-Kitagawa Toxic Gas Sampler, 7:64

Seidman, David: on powerboat performance tests, 83:4

SIDER (Structural Irregularity Damage Evaluation Routine), 124:26

Siewert, Greg, author: “Industrial Design,” 92:88

Siewert, Greg: Sterling Atlantic 43 motoryacht, 103:14

Sigma Technology Labs: standardized composites testing, 4:27, 28:27, 34:42, 50:46

Signature Productions: videotape production, 16:22, 22:42

Sika Corp.: Sikaflex 241 adhesive/sealant, 28:27, 33:75; Sikaflex 252, 29:8, 33:75; Sikaflex 255C, 29:8; Sikaflex 292, 33:75; Sika Sealant Remover, 2:70; SikaTack Ultrafast, 29:8,

silicone-bronze strut bolts: at Huckins Yacht Corp., 121:62

silicone bag: for SCRIMP, 31:42

silicone caulk: cautions (marine wiring), 8:12; remover, 2:70

silicone grease: for electrical systems, 8:12

silicone rubber: room-temperature vulvanizing rubber/acetic acid corrosion/electrical connections, 105:4

Silk, George: on Richard Fisher (Boston Whaler designer), 2:37

Silver Arrow 860: Design Challenge/Albert Nazarrov, 127:20

silver as sterilizing agent in drinking water, 130:66; incompatibility with uncoated freshwater aluminum tanks, 130:66

Silverton Marine: Silverton 33 convertible express cruisers, 108:16; enclosed flybridge windshield for Ovation 52/Taylor Made Systems, 118:8

Silvia, Peter A.: on field method for finding prop pitch, 83:4

Silvia, Walt: 87:46

Simmons, Bob: on paint booth design/construction

Simmons, Jack: on recycling FRP laminates, 60:82

Simon, Will: on electric boats/World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893/solar boat history website, 125:6

Simonis, Alex: catamarans/critical design drivers, 83:50; 85:4

Simonis Voogd Design (The Netherlands): Guardian 60 pilothouse cruising yacht, 125:8

Simons, Eldon: yard tugboat, 42:34

Simpson, John: “Christmas tree”jig/joggle stick, 23:20; composite motoryacht/The Secret Cove 58, 90:13; designer of Naiad Explorer,61:10; on homeland insecurity, 114:4

Simpson Timber Company: marine-grade plywood market, 16:12, 16:20; MarinePly panels, 16:20

Sinek Yachts: ice-navigation boats, 34:55

Singmarine Industries Ltd.: purchase of Pacific Seacraft, 10:20, 10:33

Sinicissen, Ron: on specialty plywood panels, 16:12

sinks: head arrangements, 5:50

Sintes, Dave: on lofting/CAD, 7:18

Sintes Fiberglass Designs: lofting/CAD, 7:18

Sireci, James: on percentages of prop nut sequence in propeller installation, 121:9

Sjoblom, Peter: GENLAM laminate analysis software, 47:53

Skagit Plastics: molded integral grid systems, 48:4

Skagit Valley College: maintenance technology program, 23:50

Skalar Systems: CNC (numerical cutting) equipment, 32:52

Skater offshore racing boat: 64:11

Skid Planer: on Allison Boats, 94:18

skiff, shallow-draft design contest: 66:5

skiffs, fiberglass: hull plugs (Tashmoo 24), 16:7; Johnson 18 production skiff/open transom/Rodger Martin design, 113:82

skiffs, flats. See flats-boat market/flats skiffs

skiffs, plywood: Nexus Marine, 23:37

skiffs, ulility. See powerboats, utility skiffs

skincoat: air pockets/delamination, 45:76, 47:57, 50:46, 131:80; blister prevention, 15:60, 20:32, 23:4, 50:46; chop/chopped-strand mat/chines, strakes, steps, corners, 58:79, 60:5; chopped-strand bondcoat/vinyl ester resin, 49:59, 66:5; Parabeam, 72:10; with photo-curing resins, 18:8; print-through causes/prevention, 7:50, 50:46; secondary bonding/gelcoat, 19:44, 23:4, 33:46, 33:57, 45:76, 50:46; secondary bonding/X-layer, 19:44; techniques/workshop, 47:57, 66:5; Xycon, 28:60. See also gelcoat, application/shop practices/troubleshooting; secondary bonding

Skipjack Boats: Rule 1162 compliance, 25:8

SkipperLiner Industries: commercial vessels/T-boats, 36:22, 36:33

Skydex Technologies: Sea Shocks decking on high-performance combatant craft, 91:172

Slane, Tom: profile/Slane Marine/accounting system, 57:74, 57:76, 57:80

Slane, Willis: founder/Hatteras, 43:36, 57:7

Slane Marine: profile/FRP retrofits and repairs, 57:74, 57:76

small boatshops. See boatshops, small

small craft: ABYC safety standards/CD-ROM, 49:79; design guidelines/principles, 7:25, 39:67, 44:46, 47:24, 48:4, 49:79, 51:6, 52:43, 56:53, 56:55; design/licensure, 47:24, 51:6; engineering/costing/composite, 47:66; high-performance propellers, 48:86; knotmeters for, 44:54; lightning protection systems, 43:64; power/performance prediction, 46:62, 58:26; propulsion systems/efficiency/propeller tunnels, 44:38, 44:45, 46:5; stability standards/testing, 42:26, 44:5, 47:63, 54:98; transatlantic voyage/3’11” boat, 53:12; 20th-century gunboats/combatant craft, 52:3, 52:43, 52:51. See also canoes; jet boats/jet skis; kayaks; personal watercraft (PWC); pleasure boat market/design considerations; powerboats, small runabouts/racers; powerboats, utility skiffs; sailboats; sailboat market/industry; shells, rowing/racing; skiffs entries

Small Craft Papers CD: SNAME's technical text of small craft, 98:22

small parts: vacuum-assisted molding of, 30:18, 32:28, 46:16

small passenger boats: T-boats, 36:22, 36:32, 37:4, 38:4, 39:4. See also Subchapter T boats

small yachts: classification/scantlings, 39:80, 48:8, 48:9, 48:14

Smart Fuel Cell AG: direct methanol fuel cell, 98:12. See also Max Power

SmartPacs, pre-cut, labelled reinforcement system/High Modulus/Sunbird Yachts, 103:104; on Leadership 44 trainers/Morris Yachts, 133:114

SmartTool Technologies: SmartLevel electronic digital level, 14:57, 42:26, 42:32, 44:5

SMARTweave: sensor system for tracking resin flow, 46:45, 57:88

Smead, David: on battery recharging/wiring/cable, 19:50, 22:4; on stepped voltage regulators, 20:50

Smith, Buck: Glas-Craft/early spray equipment, 38:30

Smith, Gary: Glas-Craft/early spray equipment, 38:30. See also GS Manufacturing

Smith, Jim, Boats: Tricel paper honeycombs, 32:52

Smith, Michael (author): “Boss Boat,” 94:18; “Demolition Derby,” 104:128; “Steppin' Up,” 63:176; “To Be Continued,” 102:86

Smith, Mickey: on AC shore power systems and the Suretest Circuit analyzer device, 101:4; “A Dave Martin Retrospective,” 103:160

Smith, Neil, author: “Good Press Is Never Free,” 18:40; “Rethinking Ad Strategy,” 26:54

Smith, Timothy G.: on small-craft design/engineering/licensure, 51:6

smoke alarms: absence of on boats, 89:104, 137:22; National Fire Protection Association requirement for RV-listed smoke alarms, 101:12, 137:22; UL study of smoke alarms for marine use, 137:22; US Coast Guard smoke alarm requirements, 137:22

Smullin, Joe: on engine/genset mounts, 34:26

Smyth, Pete, author: “Stepping into the Future,” 5:52; “Walt Walters,” 3:27

Snadecki, Bill: Adams 36/stealth lobsterboat, 51:96

SNAME. See Society of Naval Architects and Engineers

Snap Dragon, Charger 40 prototype, electric-powered displacement craft, 77:82

sniffers, styrene: gas samplers, 7:64

Snook, Mike: on fundamentals of steering systems, 101:4

Snow, Dennis: obituary, 47:15

Snow, Dennis, author: “A Time to Join Forces,” 18:64

snowmobiles: planing, 54:18

S Number: comparison to Base Speed concept, 133:8. See also Boehmer, Richard.

Snyder, Dick: on owners’ manuals, 27:46

Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE): membership/symposium, 58:52

Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS): accident-investigation seminar, 26:51; survey report guidelines, 55:71; Web site, 41:58

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standards: “boot camp” testing of moisture meters, 104:128; engines/boat noise, 43:75; engines/horsepower ratings, 59:56; engines/safety, 36:48; exhaust hose, 49:16; exhaust systems/safety, 43:44, 49:16

Society of Boat and Yacht Designers: membership/address, 7:5

Society of Naval Architects and Engineers (SNAME): construction standards, 38:14; fire equivalencies for aluminum, 62:41;

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation and professional engineer licensure, 84:104; Hann award/CAD/CAM implementation study, 58:13; information exchange, 33:88; licensure/professional engineer, 43:3, 47:24, 51:6, 56:53, 56:55, 71:136, 72:112, 84:104; 98:112; Principles of Naval Architecture, 125:50; program/membership, 24:58. 47:24; propeller matching program/publications, 46:62; small-craft data sheets/resistance, 58:26; small-craft design/engineering, 51:6, 56:53, 56:55; small-craft design manual, 44:46, 48:4; Small Craft Papers CD, 98:22; small-craft power prediction, 46:62; small-craft software resources, 7:25; standardized composites testing program, 32:3, 34:42, 34:48, 36:4

solar collectors: for radiant floors/Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding shop, 115;56

solar panels: on catamaran, 109:140; on Pallu-designed ferry,122:12; wiring for, 36:41, 39:56, 80:22; panel types and outputs, 80:22

solar power: catamaran, 117:26, 120:52; cost effectiveness of, 120:52; KROS (Kite, Rowing, Ocean Planing, Solar Energy) project boat, 115:6; PlanetSolar/globe circumnavigation design/LOMOcean, 124:22; Solar Sailor ferry/Australia, 117:26; Solar Splash competition, 97:10; systems training/certification, 57:99; WallyIsland yacht with trees/Monaco, 117:26

Solar Splash Competition: for lightweight solar-powered boats, 97:10

SOLAS (International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea): 62:78

solenoids: for battery paralleling, 20:50, 39:56; for valves, 3:63

Solomon Technologies: “Electric Wheel” and Whisperprop diesel electric propulsion system, 102:4; propeller generating electricity/”regeneration,” 109:140

solvent heater: for water-based resin cleaners, 2:70

solvents: contaminant removal/paint adhesion, 37:36, 52:67; contaminant removal/laminate repairs, 52:67; entrapment in laminate/detection, 23:42; incineration, 28:48; managing waste, 28:48, 28:52; ratio to resin/VOC reduction, 20:40, 21:18; unreacted/moisture meter readings, 60:48. See also acetone; DBE (dibasic ester) solvent; styrene; toluene; xylene

solvents, low-volatility: water-based, 2:70, 4:58, 6:10; DBE-based, 6:10, 10:8, 10:17, 20:56, 33:20, 33:75. See also DBE (dibasic ester) solvent

solvents, recycling/recovery systems: Recyclene, 28:48; Recyclit SR 80 recycler, 16:52; recovery still, 27:70

solvents, replacements for: DBE (dibasic ester), 6:10, 10:8, 10:17, 25:8; Dynasolve M-30, 20:56; Replacetone (emulsifier), 20:56, 25:8; ShipShape, 4:58; water-based, 2:70, 6:10. See also acetone, replacements; DBE (dibasic ester) solvent

Solvent Solutions: BBA Solvent F302, 33:20

solvent wipes/washes, for surface preparation: core bonding, 9:36; polyester gelcoat bonded to epoxy laminate, 43:5; vs. grinding, 39:19; scarfed laminate repairs/DCPD laminates, 52:67; scarfed structural repairs/epoxy/advanced-composite single-skin laminates, 43:54, 43:62; secondary bonding, 10:8, 20:32, 39:19, 52:67

Sommer, Harold: on Titanic, 53:12

Sommers, Eric: on SCRIMP, 31:42

Sommerville, David: on boat shows/marketing, 36:60, 36:64

Sommerville, Vinton “Slim,” author: “Kiko, Bob, and Xlim,” 117:54

Sonic Technology Products, Inc.: AudioTech Probe, 19:59

Sorensen, Eric W., author: “Access Granted/Access Denied,” 124:32; “Asking the Tough Questions,” 73:136; “At The Helm, Part 2,” 115:36; “Confessions of a Test Pilot,” 42:88; “Elements of a Habitable (and Safe) Interior,” 118:30; “The Feds’ Own Boat Show,” 121:78; “Field Notes from New Gretna”, 46:16; “Pod-driven Classic,” 129:54; “The Sound of Powerboating,” 78:104; “Topside Security,” 69:92; “The View From the Helm, Part I,: 114:30

Sosnove, Nancy: builder profile/Nexus Marine, 23:37, 27:41

sounding stick. See fuel tanks

soundproof booths: Sound Seal systems, 9:56

soundproofing. See noise/vibration control

soundproofing insulation: in aluminum boats, 21:26, 45:47; in aluminum-fiberglass hybrids, 17:19; foam, 5:42, 21:26, 64:11; honeycomb cores, 22:20, 36:78; materials/installations, 5:42, 97:10; Sonalead, 21:26; sources, 5:49; Tufcote barrier composites, 12:60; in yachts/standards, 40:24, 45:47. See also noise/vibration control

South Africa: Aerodyne Yachts, 83:50; boatbuilding industry, 83:50; professional engineer licensure in, 104:4; Quantum Sails, 83:50; Robertson & Caine catamarans, 83:50; multihulls/Alex Simonis, 83:66

Southampton Institute of Higher Education (SHIHE): advanced composite materials course, 67:13, 69:125; moisture meter study, 23:42, 23:45, 23:29; profile, 61:26; yacht and small craft design course, 101:106

Southampton Yacht Services: J-boat restoration/Velsheda, 52:12

Southco, Inc.: captive nut, 41:62; integration of suppliers and services, 97:24

Southern California Marine Association (SCMA): address, 4:20; efforts/membership, 4:9

Southern Spars: carbon fibert mast and boom for Janice of Wyoming, 103:14; profile/New Zealand sparbuilder, 55:58, 75:98; relocation of, 61:10, 75:98

Southport Boat Works (Leland, NC): company start-up and marketing of recreational boats, 95:38; designing for production/checklists, 95:38

Southport Island Marine: fiberglass version of William Hand design Handy Billy 21, 109:17

Southwest Windpower: Air Marine wind generator, 56:18

Sovereign moisture meters. See moisture meters

Sovereign Yachts: in New Zealand, 68:11; 110’ Venturosa, 42:74; plasma-arc cutting, 24:34

Soviet Union, former: Ekranoplans/combination military craft, 57:15

soy-based diesel fuel (biodiesel): production/applications, 34:55

Space Shelters: temporary boat shelters, 35:15, 36:4

SPAR Associates: Perception software, 23:50

Sparkman & Stephens: AeroRig sloop, 67:13;book Best of the Best, 84:52;  book, Lines, 82:18, 119:20; carbon fiber spar design, 47:44, 47:53; Deb/Suntone lines, 82:18; J-class racing sloop Ranger,  67:13; La Baronessa, 62:12; megayacht market, 12:50; Mystic Seaport rendezvous of S&S yachts, 74:44; profile/design office, 59:44, 59:48, 60:66, 82:18; profile/America’s Cup contenders, 60:66; Sayula II FRP cruiser racer, 84:52; SCRIMPed motoryacht, 55:16; Seguin Model/Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding Co., 97:82. Swan 36, 84:52; “Type Plans” catalog, 119:3. See also Stephens, Olin; Stephens, Rod

spars. See masts and spars

Spaulding, Jonathan: on bedding contour-cut foams, 31:34, 31:42; on damage assessment/thermal imaging, 25:18; on mold release, 12:27; on repairing cored laminates, 9:36, 25:18, 25:25; on SCRIMP process, 31:42, 44:30; vacuum-bagging tips, 30:22; on worker training, 13:54

Specht, Russell: on information exchange (methods), 6:5

SpecialCraft: powercats/water taxis, 80:12

Specialty Marine Contractors: aluminum boat kits, 63:145, 100:12

Specialty Tapes: CD-4113 nontoxic transfer tape, 34:59

specific gravity: in testing catalyst ratios, 1:6

Spectra (polyethylene) fibers/fabric: reinforcement applications, 28:18; Spectron 12 rope, 53:64; types/source, 16:52

Spectre, Peter H., author: “Boatyard in a Box,” 21:38; “Never on Sunday,” 2:80

Spectronics Corporation: Spectroline fuel detection system, 8:54

Spectrum Boats: metal bonding (aluminum boat assembly), 4:42

speed: balancing comfort with, 6:2, 72:10; balance and weight, 126:38; builder’s contracts and, 37:60; cruise control, 54:18; design analysis, 49:8, 67:31, 68:32, 70:5, 126:38; displacement speeds, 8:4, 29:72, 30:4; improvements/hull redesign, 45:86, 72:10; limits/safety/noise pollution, 43:75; measuring, 46:52; 62:96, 113:32, 126:38; megayacht market, 12:50; performance steering Systems/Latham Peformance Products, 130:44; resistance/performance prediction, 56:26, 58:6, 58:26, 113:32; sea trials/documentation, 12:10, 113:32; solid vs. cored bottom laminates, 51:26

speed, estimating: formulas/Valentine Jenkins/Harry Schoell, 49:54, 51:6, 54:96; Crouch’s formula, 51:6, 53:4, 54:96, 126:38, 128:6; Eduardo Reyes formula, 126:38, 128:6; Keith’s formula, 57:7; for motoryachts, 59:56, 59:57; Renato “Sonny” Levi’s formula, 126:38; Reynolds Number, 126:38; subcritical and supercritical/Froude number, 60:5, 65:102; weights/loading, 59:56; Wyman’s formula, 54:96, 55:5, 57:7. See also performance prediction

speed strakes: aluminum/Speed Rails, 33:75

Speedtech Instruments: Speedmate knotmeters, 44:54

Speer, Tom: on elliptical planforms for a sail rig, 80:4

Spencer Boat Company: Rybovich merger, 14:26

Speshyock, Mike: on spray equipment development, 39:4

Spheretex: Spherecore SBC core material, 39:98, 83:84

spills, fuel/chemical, containment/cleanup kits: Devcon brochure, 21:60; Hazorb products, 4:58; New Pig products, 21:60; Spill Cleanup Kits, 20:56

Spinazola, Gene: fire prevention strategies, 44:18

Spinazola, Gene, author: “Fire-Emergency Preparedness,” 39:44

Spinazola, Gene, inventor: Marina FAST ATTACK foam rig for fires, 69:13

Spirit of South Carolina, pilot schooner/Sea Island Boat Builders, 109:17

SPLASH (Small Perturbation Linearized Analysis of Surface Hydrodynamics): computer tank test, 61:66

splash molds: for conditioning “green” tooling, 12:27, 12:30; tooling for production, 3:34

splashing. See Vessel Hull Design Protection Act (VHDPA)

Sponagle, Dana: on secondary bonding, 20:32

Sponberg, Eric W.: Cherubini 20 runabout, 112:28; on composite wing masts, 14:8; on floating-frame construction/ABS classification, 50:5, 52:4; on Florida Board of Professional Engineers and professional engineer licensure decision, 114:4; free-standing rig designs/Open 60 class, 55:44, 55:46; on free-surface correction/people as weights/stability testing, 44:5; Globetrotter 45/freestanding spars, 95:6; on jettisonable keels, 21:4; on professional engineer licensure, 110:4; on new committee establishment by SNAME for professional engineer (P.E.) licensure issues, 47:24, 72:112, 73:5; ocean marathon rowboat design, 64:11; on Richard Boehmer/Base Speed Concept in comparison to S number, 133:8; response on one-bearing vs. two-bearing rudder systems, 118:4; spar design/technology, 3:42, 29:8, 95:6; on weight reduction/sailboats, 29:20; on whereabouts of original Buzzards Bay 30 sloops, 116:4

Sponberg, Eric W., author: “The Builder’s Model,” 54:82; “Case Studies in Redesign,” 45:86; “Classed Yachts and Raceboats,” 48:8; “Factors of Safety,” 72:22; “Forensic Engineering and Expert Witnessing,” 50:18; “Jettisonable Keels,” 23:26; “The Last Word (We Hope) on Florida’s Licensure Decision,” 117:88; “Lightweight Engineering,: 79:48; “Modeled and Tweaked,” 114:20; “One-Bearing Rudder Design,” 116:18; “Project Amazon and the Unstayed Rig,” 55:44; “Recycling Dead Boats,” 60:82; “No Skills Required?” 130:80“Weight Estimating and the Stability Test,” 42:26; “We Has Met the Enemy, Part II,” 84:104

sportfishermen. See powerboats, sportfishermen; powerboats, offshore sportfishing yachts

Sprague, John: vacuum-drying blistered hulls, 9:50, 9:53

spray, problems with: spray rails vs. lifting strakes, 45:86

spray adhesive: Clear Stick, 20:56; NauticGrip IF, 110:12

spray booths. See paint shop/spray booth

spraying equipment/systems, catalyst mixing/metering: Binks Unison system, 23:54; catalyzation by weight, 30:57; development of, 38:30; external-mix/pressure-pot, 11:42, 13:70, 33:46; external-mix/slave-arm, 2:6, 11:42, 14:59, 15:13, 15:60, 20:40, 22:4, 26:34, 30:57, 33:46; internal-mix, 2:6, 11:42, 14:59, 15:13, 20:40, 21:18, 22:4, 24:4, 26:34, 30:57, 33:46, 55:26; internal-mix/airless, 28:48, 28:52, 33:46; spray gun adapter for recycled fibers in resin spray/Eco-Wolf, 134:6; two-pot system (BPO/DMA), 15:60. See also spraying equipment/systems/techniques

spraying equipment/systems, environmentally friendly alternatives: air-assisted/airless spray guns, 28:48, 28:52, 33:46, 55:26; flow coaters, 25:58, 55:26; hand layup, 10:8, 10:17, 55:26; pressure-fed rollers, 20:40, 21:18, 55:26

spraying equipment/systems/techniques: Binks Model 7 spray gun, 38:30; Binks Model 18 spray gun, 45:76; Binks Super Slave resin gun, 1:68; blister prevention, 15:13, 15:60; Catalyst Alarm system, 15:70; catalyst dilution, 2:6; catalyst ratios/temperature/gel times, 2:6, 33:46; Compliant Finishing Guide, 15:70; cleaning/defensive painting, 52:54; compressed-air systems, 33:46; condensation/temperature fluctuations, 33:46; contamination/secondary bonding problems, 20:32; for copper coating/thermal spraying, 8:4; development of, 38:30, 39:4; DUX gun, 112:10; for epoxies/high-solids, 42:62, 43:5; for flotation foam, 11:52; Euromere barrier coat vs. Spraycore barrier coat products, 113:4; for gelcoat, 6:52, 11:42, 13:70, 33:46, 34:28, 41:50, 45:76; Gemini-VR combination chopper gun/two-component proportioner, 10:52; for granite gelcoat, 34:28; grounding/static discharge, 22:12; gun cleaner, 13:70; high-pressure hose, 4:58; increasing transfer efficiency (overspray reduction), 34:35, 34:40; for LP paints, 19:12; maintenance/shop practices, 6:64, 15:13; manuals/DeVilbiss, 26:54; vs. non-spray laminating techniques (styrene emissions reduction), 10:8, 10:17, 20:40, 21:18; for photo-curing resins, 18:8; for PVA/mold release, 12:27, 41:50; solvent-free foam guns, 11:52; spray finish training workshop/ITW & Owens College, 75:14; for syntactic foams, 7:50, 28:60; Titan Epic airless piston spray pump, 23:54; for varnish, 19:36; Venus-Gusmer Pro Gun, 14:59; Venus-Gusmer MBF-01, 28:60; for vinyl ester resin, 6:10; workshop/DeVilbiss, 28:54; for Xycon skincoat, 28:60. See also chopper guns; gelcoat, application/shop practices/troubleshooting; painting techniques, spraying

spraying equipment/systems/techniques, high-volume, low-pressure (HVLP): Accuspray, 34:35; Atom-miser ColorCan, 9:56; Binks, 26:34, 34:35; Binks Model 2100 spray gun, 122:12; Compliant Finishing Guide, 15:70; DeVilbiss, 34:35; DeVilbiss OMX gun, 37:71; external mix/BACT, 22:4; GEO RDA, 32:52; Graco Optimiser spray gun, 26:54; increasing transfer efficiency (overspray reduction), 34:35, 68:54; Lex-Aire, 34:35; manual/DeVilbiss, 26:54; orange peel/viscosity, 34:35, 37:36, 37:42; for painting aluminum boats, 37:36, 37:42; Poly-Craft Systems HVLP plural-component spray gun, 18:54; Rule 1106.1 amendment and, 60:11; SATA Jet 95 sprayer, 37:42; SATA paint system/air-fed mask, 23:54; sources, 34:40; spraying linear polyurethanes, 19:12; spraying techniques/applications/troubleshooting, 29:8, 33:46, 34:35; Titan LP3 system, 34:59

spray-painting. See painting techniques, spraying; spraying equipment/systems/techniques; spraying equipment/systems/techniques, high-volume, low-pressure (HVLP)

spray rails: FRP construction, 60:5

spray strakes: and rudder ventilation, 45:96

sprint boats: jetsprinting, 57:15

Spronk, Peter: designer/catamarans, 119:78; 124:42; composite catamarans, 124:42

SP Systems: Baltic Yachts sailboats, 85:45; Composite Materials Handbook/advanced composites, 58:26, 69:125; epoxy-based gelcoats, 79:114; epoxy/polyester laminating system/compatibility, 44:5, 61:116, 79:114; Nautor’s Swan sailboats, 84:52; polyester gelcoats, 79:114; pre-preg/PVC core processing problems, 70:44, 72:5

SP Technologies: 62:46

Spurr, Daniel (Dan): Yacht Style/review, 44:54; on internally ballasted boats vs. externally ballasted boats, 104:4

Spurr, Daniel (Dan), author: “A Man for All Trades,” 88:46; “Abbey and Brownie,” 104:100; “All Points Boats,” 93:40; “BEI/AEY,” 106:92; “Bill Tritt and Early Fiberglass,” 60:116; “Bonnette Design,” 109:180; “Build It and They Will Come,” 99:52; “C&C-Then,” 92:48; “The Collector,”119:66; “Controlling Dust (Continued),” 87:10; “A Dearth of Style,” 77:104; “Delta,” 94:32; “The Designs of Robert Perry,” 97:28; “Diversifying the Portfolio,” 127:94; “Driver Optional,: 133:96; “Dust Control,” 84:10; “First Glass,” 103:186; “First Chesapeake Powerboat Symposium,” 116:40; “Flying Machines, Part One,” 90:50; “Flying Machines, Part Two,” 91:154; “General Practitioner,: 110:68; “God, Country, and Fast Boats,” 85:64; “Gougeon.G-O-U-G-E-O-N. Gougeon.” 125:36; “Hargrave Gets His Due,” 99:30; “The Interior Designer,” 123:46; “Interiors to Go,” 97:108; “J is for Johnstone,” 98:28; “The Hydrodynamicist,” 121:50; “Juan K,” (Trixie Wadson co-author) 127:72; “Let’s Make a Merc,” 111:42; “Loft, Cut, and Fasten,” 137:44; “Kvichak,” 96:52; “Low Profile, High Performance,” 109:80; “Market Share,” 114:68; “Nordlund,” 87:46; “Mike and Henry Strike Again,” 91:96; “The Morgan Invasion,” 135:14; “Out of Cuba,” 114:94; “Outside the Box,” 130:52; “The Pedrick Profile,” 86:44; “The Plan,” 107:52; “R.J. Dougherty and Sons Boatbuilding,” 102:96; “Red Jacket Revisited,” 115:100; “VEC,” 101:62: “Small Shop, Large Parts,” 120:62; “Survivor,” 126:56; “Survivor II,” 129:40; “Thai Boatbuilding, Family Style,” 128:62; “Under Control,” 127:30; “The Unteak Deck,” 125:20; “Vripack,” 108:44; “Walt’s Way,” 132:36; “Whiticar,” 104:58; “Wholesale to the Trade,” 91:66: “Wood to Glass,” 134:62; “Wooldridge Boats,“ 116:53; The Zurn File,” 100:42

squeegee: for controlling resin content, 59:30; radiused/for taping and tabbing, 29:43

squid: and boat encounters, 90:3

SSV (Sailing School Vessel): SSV Corwith Cramer, 121:9

stability: damaged/intact, 54:98; longitudinal/transverse, 54:98, 64:46, 65:102; positive/neutral/negative, 54:98, 54:99; static, 54:98, 118:22. See also instability, dynamic/positive; stability, dynamic/positive

stability, dynamic/positive: anti-roll tanks, 93:22; ballast keels and, 23:24, 23:26, 64:46, 70:38; barrier-avoidance/maneuverability, 27:3; catamaran model vs. deep-V monohull, 78:22, 127:56; defined, 54:98, 70:38; design analysis/prediction, 49:8, 55:32, 70:38; 81:58, 104:42; dynamic stability calculator software program/Donald L. Blount and Associates, 126:80; exhaust systems and, 37:26; fin system vs. rudder roll control, 93:22; free-surface effect/correction (tanks), 42:26, 44:5; GM (metacentric height), 42:26, 44:5, 93:22, 113:72; and improper balance, 126:38; indicators, 31:20, 31:28, 64:46; magnification ratio, 93:22, 30; paravane stabilizers, 93:22, 113:72; of planing hulls, 31:20, 31:28, 34:5, 58:26, 64:46; porpoising, 31:20, 31:28, 72:22, 93:62; racing measurement rules/performance, 60:66; righting moment, 23:24, 23:26, 70:38; roll test, 44:5, 93:22, 62; stability (inclining) testing/standards/certification, 31:20, 36:22, 36:32, 39:4, 42:26, 44:5, 48:8, 48:9, 48:14, 50:11, 93:62; 110:68; stability (inclining) field tests/freeboard, 47:63; T-boat rules/testing, 36:22, 36:32, 39:4; trim/roll angles, 31:20; zero-speed stabilizing system/Quantum, 93:22. See also instability, dynamic/positive

stability testing (inclining experiment). See stability, dynamic/positive

stabilizer fins: Quantum’s ZeroSpeed system, 110:4

stabilizer systems: MagLift System/Quantum Marine Engineering, 114:10; Plum stabilizer, 97:164; Seakeeper gyrostabilizer, 113:72, 120:4; Wesmar, 15:70, 36:78, 61:82

Stafford, George, author: “When Insurance Claims Get Out of Control,” 50:80

staging: for gelcoat/paint spraying, 11:45, 42:20; ladders/Brownell, 24:62; scissor lifts, 42:20; scissor-lift platforms/pneumatic-hydraulic, 44:54

staining: brightwork/varnish repairs, 19:36

stainless steel. See steel, stainless; fasteners, stainless steel

Stainless Steel Coatings: Steel It, 20:56

Staley, Jim: obituary, 9:5

StanCraft: 62:12

Standard Communications: Horizon Omni VHF radio, 35:58

Standard Products Co.: Quick-Edge trim, 5:26

standing rigging. See rigging, stainless steel; rigging, standing

Stanfield Mfg.: JS1010 joiner/shaper, 11:52

staples, plastic: applications/sources, 9:57

stapling: vs. vacuum-bagging, 1:58

StarBoard: polymer sheet material, 7:64

StarChip: conversion kit for LED lights, 87:80

Star of India (square-rigger vessel): 69:13

Stars & Stripes: S1 (soft-sail) andH1 (hard-sail) America's Cup cats, 72:84; 133:70, 96

Stark, Terry: on efficient designs (jon boats), 16:4

Starlite Industries, Inc.: tool catalog, 20:56

starters, electric. See DC electrical systems/equipment

static dissipator/neutralizer: NRD, Inc., 13:18; for release surfaces, 13:18

static electricity: contact/separation (part/tooling), 22:12

StatPower Technologies Corp.: inverter supplier, 25:34, 25:40

Staudacher, Jon: anchoring hardware, 15:21; roller brake, 8:52

Staudacher Hydroplanes: anchoring hardware, 15:21

Stavas, Ben: used-boat orphanage, 57:15

Stayput Fasteners: canvas fasteners, 11:52

stays. See rigging, standing

St. Clair, Pack: on product safety/liabilit.y, 15:50

stealth technology: carbon-fiber construction, 53:40; radar-absorbing material (RAM), 53:40; “smart” composites, 46:45, 46:50, 48:4; 46:45, 48:4, 53:40; thermal masking, 53:40

steam-cleaning: and blistering, 2:38, 4:5, 7:8

steam-cleaning equipment: compact high-pressure, 20:56

steam launches: replica market, 18:20; Rose 20 model, 68:11

steamship Titanic: reverse-engineering wreck of /model testing, 58:13; steam engines, 53:12

Steber, Bob: teak supplier/Quality Woods, 54:18

steel boats: Gil Klingel/boatbuilding, 85:4; Waterline Yachts, 83:72; repairs and maintenance/A.F. Theriault & Son Boatyard, 101:92

steel, mild: ductility, 53:4; galvanic corrosion, 32:36, 32:39

steel, stainless: aircraft-type 316/stopnuts, 38:20; Aquamet 22, 54:62, 54:70; carbide/precipitation-hardened, 54:70, 55:5; cavitation erosion, 54:70; cleaning/polishing, 49:79, 54:70; duplex, 54:70; galvanic corrosion/engine beds, 46:16; fatigue/failure/stress-cracking, 51:56, 54:70, 57:7; floors/Sliver/Robert H. Perry/Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, 137:44; galvanic corrosion/fasteners/hull-to-deck joint, 60:104; galvanic corrosion/keel fasteners, 15:23, 38:20, 39:4; galvanic corrosion/resistance/prevention, 32:36, 32:39, 32:41, 33:28, 54:70, 60:104; galvanic corrosion/tanks, 52:18, 54:5; galvanizing process, 33:28; Gemlux electrochemical polishing process, 49:79; grades/alloys/performance, 32:41, 51:57, 52:4, 52:18, 54:70; grain structure, 54:70; hydrogen embrittlement, 54:70; laminating table/specific heats, 45:68, 48:4; molybdenum alloys, 32:41, 52:18, 54:70; Nitronic 50, 32:41, 51:57, 52:4; weld decay/intergranular corrosion, 52:18, 54:70

steel construction: Boatbuilding With Steel/Gilbert Klingel, 83:3; CAD/CAM technology, 7:18, 38:38; CAL/NCC technology, 38:14, 38:38; vs. fiberglass/composites (strength), 4:22, 4:64, 57:7; floating frames/ABS classification, 52:4; fuel/water tanks, 52:18, 54:5; galvanic/stray-current corrosion, 33:28; lofting/liability, 38:14; Navy PC boats, 52:43; 105’ schooner, 2:12; paints/coatings, 52:54, 52:55; specifications/standards/testing, 34:42; Subchapter T boats, 36:22; testing/Carderock, 42:39; tourist sub, 55:16; welding, 52:18, 54:70, 132:18. See also computer software, lofting/parts generation; metal construction, CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting/numerically controlled cutting) applications; numerically controlled (NC) cutting; The Metal Boat Society, 18:4

steering systems: ABS/LR classification, 39:80; Akermann Steering, 100:92autopilot/trim tab, 53:50; control-station design/layout, 48:66, 48:79; design/safety, 42:88, 115:36; dynamic stability problems, 31:20, 100:92; EC (EU) certification, 41:38; jet boats, 36:50; offshore performance racing sailboats/Child series, 53:50; pendulum rudder, 53:50; push-pull cables/wire chases, 28:14; rack-and-pinion, 3:60; Ride Guide dual-cable steering/Allison Boats, 94:18; rotary/No-Feedback torque arrestor, 48:86; rudder size/geometry/angle/location, 45:96, 98:76, 100:92, 115:36; skid fin, 98:76; systems manual, 43:83; systems technician training/certification, 57:99; tiller arm toe-in/toe-out angles, 45:96; twin wheels/Isobel sailing yacht/Stephens, Waring & White, 136:46; tuning/twin-screw rudder installation, 45:96. See also autopilot; rudder/rudder assembly; trim tabs

Steinert, Paul: on noise-reducing laminates, 32:4

stem: plumb vs. raked/design considerations, 25:55, 27:4

Stenberg, Mike: shrink-wrap recycling, 33:69

Stephens, Olin: profile/naval architect/historian, 59:44; 60:66, 67:13, 119:3. See also Sparkman & Stephens, 59:44

Stephens, Robert, author: “The Right Stuff,” 136:44

Stephens, Rod: designer/amphibious vehicle/DUKW, 56:10, 57:13; affiliation with Sailing School Vessel (SSV), 121:9. See also Sparkman & Stephens

Stephens, Waring, & White: Isobel sailing yacht/cold-molded wood/epoxy, 136:44; Zogo diesel-electric launch, 124:12, 127:30; pod drive for vintage Huckins motoryacht, 129:54

stepped hulls: construction, 6:5, 85:82; curved steps, 54:18; design criteria, 5:52, 63:176, 65:5, 127:56; development/history, 7:5, 63:176, 127:56; five-step/Quad Step design/Outerlimits 44 SL, 133:60; Formula FASTech/Methacrylate adhesive/Thunderbird Products Inc., 75:58; incompatibility with water jets, 138:6; Nighthawk stepped hull prototype/FB Design, 133:84; powerboat designs, 5:52, 7:5, 34:5, 46:16, 49:42, 65:52, 66:52, 133:60; step-ventilation openings, 85:82; stepped chine, 46:16; trihedral/stepped-cavity hullform, 49:42; ventilated stepped hull, 88:4; XSR48 superboat/Fabio Buzzi, 110:12

stepped planing boat: Dynaplane design, 97:164; John Plum, inventor, 88:82, 97:164

stereo microscopy: 87:62

Sterling: LP paints/application, 19:12, 21:26

stern: overhanging vs. reverse/design considerations, 25:55, 27:4

stern flaps: propeller tunnels and trim-tab placement for, 75:140; testiing of, 70:81; vs. trim tabs, 70:81

stern gear: tools for removing, 48:86

stern tube: repair of, 130:38

sternwheeler: Tahoe Queen/Tim Graul, 110:68

Stetson Pinkham, outboard and I/O dealership (Waldoboro, ME): Lincoln Davis/vintage motors, 92:68

Steve French Enterprises: unexposed transom door hinges for sportfishing boats, 107:14

Steve Killing Yacht Design: C-Class cats, 133:70; three-element wing sail, 133:70

Stevens, Brian, author: “Trial By Fire,” 127:104

Stevens, John: CATUG chemical carrier, 43:36

Stevens, Russ, author: “Fastening without Holes,” 32:52; “Fuel-flow Meters Deserve a Second Look,” 26:54

Stevens Institute of Technology: Davidson Laboratory/model testing, 56:26, 56:38, 60:66

Steward, Robert M.: on propeller-shaft removal, 6:5

Stewart, Jim: on megayacht market, 12:50

Stewart Warner Corporation: Heavy-Duty Gauges, 21:60

Steyr Motors GmbH: diesel-electric two-in-one hybrid DC motor/flywheel generator, 115:128; STIDD Series 800 seats: for foil-assisted catamaran Swift, 96:52; for military and government RIBs, 70:66; monoblock diesels, 122:64; Shelter Island Runabout, 70:66; ZF/Beneteau parallel hybrid, 127:30

Stimson, David: bow-roof shed, 35:15; Design Challenge, 122:24; fuel-efficient planing boat designs, 116:40; Ocean Pointer, 116:40; plank-on-frame power doriy/Powerboat Design Challenge, 122:24

Stingray Boats: recession business strategies, 127:30; web-based management system, 127:30; Z-plane hulls, 127:30

STIX, Stability Index: and ISO standards, 81:128

Stockbridge Communications: boatyard newsletters, 31:16

Stolk, Leo: Stolkraft hullform, 49:42; 68:11

Stolkraft: planing hullform/efficiency, 49:42, 58:6; 68:11

Stone Boat Yard: 70:21

Stone, Colin: on advantages of Centa thrust bearings, 122:6

Stonwurks, Inc.: stone panels, 34:28, 34:32, 101:12

storage. See boat storage; chemical storage; dry storage

Storm Hawk Boats: resin-infused, outboard powered 21’ boat, 103:208

stoves, galley: Force 10/oxygen-depletion sensors, 45:32; Paul E. Luke, 14:26, 4:32; Tudor/Maxie, 1:68. See also heaters, cabin

Strader, Dave: on Weskor structural core, 54:5

strain-gauge testing: equipment and configurations for, 79:102

strainer, raw-water: 61:115, 127:116; internal and external strainers, 127:116; marelon “Anti-Venturi” through-hull, 130:66, 132:4; stainless steel/CREWS, 39:98

Strait Moorings: helical anchor, 53:64

strakes, lifting. See lifting strakes

Strand, Rick, author: “Adhesive Bonding Meets Production Boatbuilding,” 75:58; “Strain-Gaige Testing,” 79:102; “Wet Balsa Core,” 96:16; “Wet Core,” 82:104

Strand, Rick: on back-wetting, 15:13; on bottom paint removal, 7:8; on cored panel penetrations, 99:44; on DBE, 10:8; on strength testing of composites, 4:22; on wet balsa core, 98:4, 99:4

Strasel, Erik: on sealing electrical connections with room temperature vulcanizing silicone rubber compounds/acetic acid/corrosion, 105:4

Stratasys Inc.: 3D CAD Modeler, 7:64

Streck, Cortland: 60’ power cat, 50:11

strength testing of composites/laminates. See composites testing

Stephens, Olin: book Lines, 82:18; Babe and Nymph design, 119:20

Stephens, Rod: designer/amphibious DUKW, 119:3; electronic publication Rod on Sailing: Lessons From the Sea, 119:3

Stimson, David: Design Challenge, 122:24

stresses/loads: fiberglass strength/breakage, 13:33; glossary of terms, 13:34. See also composites testing entries; fatigue resistance, of laminates; laminates, marine

stretching techniques: CAD program, 7:18; megayacht design, 47:34; tooling, 2:42, 46:16, 46:26, 67:13

Striker Yachts: advertising/marketing, 6:47

Stringer, Stephen: clay modeling, 21:12

stringers. See frames/framing systems

strip planking: DuFLEX strip planks, 63:162; DuraKore end-grained balsa strips, 15:34; solid wood strips, 15:38; Speed Strip system, 46:65, 69:156. See also wood construction, strip-planked

striping paint: Formula 40 Marine Color (acrylic), 18:54

striping tapes: Mark IV cutting-and-assembly system, 13:70; removal (Scotch-Brite discs), 16:52

strippers. See paint removal

Stripping Technologies, Inc.: AirWall ventilator/dust remover, 13:70LAB 1 System plastic blast media reclaimer, 12:60

Strom, Lars: on correction of metric conversions/rudder design/high-performance boat, 80:4

Strome, John: on gelcoat repairs, 65:5

Strong systems. See Tides Marine

Struben, Fred: on survey reports/seaworthiness, 36:74

structural adhesives. See adhesives, structural

Structural Composites, Inc.: closed-molding procedures, history of, 69:132; composite-panel test fixture, 36:4; composites testing, 34:42, 36:4; PRISMA Composite stringers/preform hat stiffeners, 78:7; Resin Injection Recirculation Method (RIRM), 32:28, 48:48; stitched vs. woven fabrics/evaluation, 32:4. See also Wolfe, Art

structural design and materials selection, 119:50

structural standards and seaworthiness of recreational boats: 63:38; 75:3; 79:109; molding grillage tabbed to hull/Hanse, 91:136; Sea Craft boats, 91:116

structure. See frames/framing systems/structure

Stuart, E. & D.: 28’ daysailer, 4:30

Stuart, Joe: Alumaweld Boats/profile, 26:20, 37:16, 37:36; on outsourcing, 37:16; on paint job/profit margin, 37:36, 37:42, 37:47

Stuart Catamarans: 60’ power cat, 50:11

stuffing box. See propeller shaft stuffing box

Sturtevant, Tom: on fire/property insurance, 7:28

S2 Yachts (Holland, MI): parent company of Tiara Yachts, 71:52

styrene (solvent): attack of foam cores, 52:30; classification/carcinogenic, 29:54, 40:20, 53:73; solvent wipes/secondary bonding, 30:32, 52:67. See also gelcoat; polyester resins; solvent wipes/washes; styrene emissions, monitoring/reduction/compliance; styrene monomer

styrene emissions, monitoring/reduction/compliance: Clean Air Act/Amendments/1990, 10:8, 40:17, 53:73, 54:98, 66:128, 68:5, 69:132; closed-molding, 39:90, 54:112; CFA study/testing/program, 39:90, 40:17, 40:18, 41:5, 55:26; exposure limits/health effects, 1:30, 2:27, 40:17, 40:20, 41:58, 42:5, 53:73, 57:7; FRP waste reduction/good management practice, 55:26, 55:27, 55:30, 123:26; hand layup vs. spraying, 10:8, 10:17, 40:17, 54:112, 55:26, 66:128; importance of embracing process changes, 54:112, 123:26; monitoring/recordkeeping, 7:64, 40:17, 41:5, 53:73; NMMA assessment, 32:48, 41:5, 53:73; Rule 1126 compliance, 25:8, 26:34. See also  DCPD (low-styrene) resins; fabric impregnators; resin-infusion molding/SCRIMP; resin-transfer molding; thermoplastics; vacuum-bagging, applications/techniques; VOC emissions, reduction/compliance

Styrene Information and Research Center (SIRC): styrene exposure/health effects, 40:20, 41:58

styrene monomer: hourglassing of PVC foam cores, 9:36; outgassing/carbon-monoxide alarms, 45:32; in polyester and DCPD resins, 8:28

styrene monomer, substitutes for: PMS/vinyl toluene/DCPD, 10:8. See also DCPD resins

styrene (monomer-loss) suppressants: resin additives, 8:28; and secondary bonding, 8:28, 20:32, 25:8; types/formulations/performance, 8:28, 25:8

styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) copolymer: vs. cross-linked PVC foam core, 70:44; Luran S, 34:59

styrofoam: CNC cutting for hull shape/Rhebergen, 96:36; flybridge cowling mold, 96:36; for high-temp tooling/caveats, 59:76; plug for plastic-faced-plaster (PFP) tool, 60:96, 60:103

Subchapter K boats: Ranger and Patriot aluminum catamaran ferries/Bruce Marek, 106:22

Subchapter S boats (150 or more passengers): USCG standards for, 63:38

Subchapter T boats (up to 149 passengers): conversions, 36:32, 37:4; diesel-fuel systems/Code of Federal Regulations for, 84:82; and fire protection, 62:78; niche market/construction, 36:22, 37:4; rules/revisions, 36:22, 37:4, 38:4, 93:98; stability rules/certification testing, 36:22, 36:32, 39:4, 63:38; 106:22

subcontractors. See outsourcing/subcontractors

subframe/compartments: surveying/fiberoptic borescope, 35:42. See also bulkheads/compartments

submarines, passenger/tourist: welded steel/Oregon Iron Works, 55:16

submarines, small: one-man composite “aquabatic”/deep-diving probes, 55:16; two-man/The Toy, 53:12

sugar pine: for fairing batten/plug construction, 28:10

suits, Tyvek: chilled-air/EEV Comfort Suit, 4:58, 33:46, 64:5; review/sources, 3:19; ventilating, 33:46

Sullivan, Mary, author: “An Advanced-Composites Training Seminar,” 47:57; “The DynaFlyer 40,” 47:17; “A First: Composites in a Commercial Fast Ferry,” 62:87; “A Painter’s Paint Booth,” 42:20; “Perfect Pitch,” 42:74; “Push-button Sailing,” 51:100; “Recent Research on Passenger Comfort,” 3:30; “A Self-Cleaning Sea Strainer,” 61:115; “Taking Shape,” 78:94; “Tough Stuff from Tides,” 39:98; “Tracking Engine Vibraion,” 74:85

Summers, Charles B., author: “Alumaweld Boats,” 26:20; “Automated Boatbuilding,” 59:71; “Boatbuilding Schools: Bates Technical College,” 20:21; “Building the 161’ FRP Yacht Evviva,” 32:18; “CAD/CAM: What Is It Doing for Boatbuilders?,” 7:18; “CAD/CAM: Choosing Hardware and Software,” 8:35; “CAD/CAM Meets RIB,” 65:97; “Location, Location, Location,” 69:114; “Mainstreaming Welded Aluminum,” 21:26; “Managing A Remodel,” 85:96; “Manufacturing Wooden Boats: Nexus Marine Corporation,” 23:37; “Methods and Materials on the West Coast,” 45:54; “A New Pilot Boat for Puget Sound,” 67:90; “Painting Production Aluminum,” 37:36; “Seattle Start-Up,” 69:114; “Switching to Yachts,” 40:24; “Virtual Aluminum Construction,” 63:145; "Westport Shipyard," 62:26

Summit Yachts: Summit 35 project, 123:10

Sumpter, Paula: on plastic kayak recycling, 15:4

Sunbird Yachts (Zhuhai, China), 103:72; kitted composite boats/SmartPacs, 103:104; Li Yuexian interview, 103:108

Sunbrella: marine fabric/carpet runners, 32:15

Sundlin, David J.: on videotape production, 16:22; on video production.on-location, 22:42, 22:45, 22:49

Sunfish-Laser, Inc.: Vanguard acquisition, 49:74

Sunrez Corp.: photo-initiated resins/applications/technology/patents, 18:8, 18:17, 19:8, 50:5; UV-PPG fabrication, 48:35, 50:5. See also Livesay, Mark (Sunrez Corp.); photo-curing resins

sunroof: carbon pre-preg resin and gelcoat units for/Trend Marine, 101:12; Cruisers Yachts 560 Express/aluminum hardtop with power sunroof, 114:68

Sunseeker International: production boatbuilder/carbon fiber, 58:36;  use of Parabeam E-glass skins for boat parts/fixtures, 72:10

Sunshine Makers: Simple Green cleaner, 15:44

Sunward Yachts: one-off tooling, 10:42

supercapacitors, 118:40

Superior Fiberglass and Resins: acetone replacement/Super Blue Resin Cleaner, 3:20; toolwashing units, 33:26

superstructure. See deckhouse; pilothouse; tuna towers; wheelhouse

Suppliers of Advanced Composite Materials (SACMA): health and safety pamphlet, 36:78

surface-effect ship (SES): minehunter, 65:84; M80 Stiletto hull design, 97:10

surface-piercing drives. See propulsion/drive systems

surface-piercing struts, 126:64

surfactants. See resin surfactants

surfboards: molded replicas, 28:54

Surrette, John J.: on deep-cycle marine batteries, 18:44, 19:4

surveying techniques/tools/equipment: 1990s retrospective, 60:27; adhesive-backed paper tape rule, 42:74; holesaw cutouts, 49:24, 49:27; holesaw cutouts/water-saturated flotation foam, 37:48; regressed blisters, 51:108; photography techniques and equipment, 79:86; professional standards, 53:4; test coupons/repair patches, 36:34, 49:24, 49:27. See also blistering, gelcoat/osmotic; composites testing; core bonding

surveying techniques/tools/equipment, non-destructive: blister detection, 23:42; bolt inspection, 40:4; damaged keel bulb, 133:104; delamination/cored hulls, 25:18; fiberoptic borescopes, 35:42; hammer-sounding (tap-testing), 25:18, 35:42, 43:54, 47:57,133:104; illuminating periscope, 24:62; laminate damage, 35:42, 133:104; marine laminates vs. aerospace composites, 133:104; metal components/failure analysis, 51:56; moisture meters, 19:8, 16:50, 23:42, 23:45, 23:47, 60:48; severely damaged hulls, 25:18; Smart Hammer, 47:57; sources, 35:50; subframe/compartments, 35:42; thermal imaging/infrared thermography, 25:18, 35:42, 43:54, 133:104; ultrasonic, 17:58, 35:42, 40:4, 133:104; workshop, 47:57. See also moisture meters

surveyors/surveying, profession/judgment: 1990s retrospective, 60:27; ABS/LR classification survey inspections, 39:80; accident investigation, 26:51, 59:89; common sense in, 120:80, 122:6; appraisals/damage claims, 44:72, 50:80, 59:89, 85:30; billing, 30:26, 71:5; Condition and Valuation (C&V) surveys/haulouts, 30:72, 51:108, 55:71, 59:89; consulting, 59:89, 71:5; contracts, 59:89; distance learning program (U.K.), 81:10; electrical systems training/certification, 54:32, 66:38, 70:25; ethics/judgment/liability/credibility, 5:64, 24:72, 30:26, 30:60, 31:30, 37:13, 44:72, 59:89, 88:46, 108:136, 110:4; expert witness work, 47:24, 50:18, 50:20, 50:25, 56:53, 59:89; Informa Distance Learning (U.K.), 81:10; in-water surveys/caveats, 31:30; keel inspection/fasteners, 38:20, 39:4, 40:4; 88:46; liability coverage, 59:89; multiple roles of/conflicts of interest, 59:89, 68:96; negotiation, 35:72, 59:89; osmotic blisters, 51:108; pre-purchase surveys, 55:71; qualifications/education, 37:80, 59:89; as subcontractors in boatyard, 54:5; Surveying Small Craft/review, 34:52; theft and fraud networking, 71:27; Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Pactice (USPAP), 85:30; venture partnership and, 59:89. See also survey reports

survey reports: disclaimers/exculpatory clauses/limits of authority, 30:26, 30:35, 31:30, 32:4, 37:13, 38:4, 55:71, 59:89; multiple roles of surveyor, 59:89; pre-purchase (Condition & Valuation), 55:71, 59:89; seaworthiness, 34:55, 36:74; testing for, 30:26; writing guidelines, 30:26, 30:28, 30:35, 31:4, 37:13, 55:71, 55:76, 59:89, 88:46

surveys, in-water: vs. hauling for survey, 30:72; liability/ordinary care, 31:30

surveys, new-boat: for quality control/manufacturing, 35:4; pre-purchase (C&V), 55:71

survival at sea: multihulls, 23:24

Suter, R.M.: SideKick air-supplied respirator, 19:59

Sutherland, Bud: on customer service in boatyards, 5:7

Sutherland, Scott R., author: “N[E]E´ = Not Easily Explained,: 78:38

Sutphen Marine: mold-release system, 13:11; use of vinyl ester resins, 6:10

Suunto USA, Inc.: Design Line compasses, 8:54

swaged terminal fittings: corrosion, 15:21, 15:23, 54:70

Swain, Geoffrey: on carbon-aluminum/galvanic interaction, 59:5

SWATH (small waterplane area twin hull): 65:102; 126:64; 129:40

Sweden: advanced composites/navy/Karlskrona Shipyard, 53:40, 55:5, 57:7; epoxy exposure, 53:40, 55:5, 57:7; FRP construction/styrene exposure, 1:30, 53:40; FRP recycling programs, 60:82; Trampofoil, 54:18. See also Lonno, Anders; Mannerfelt, Ocke; Oldenburg, Bo; Ryds Batindustri AB

Sweden Yachts (Orust, Sweden): profile of, 82:58

Swedish Coast Guard: patrol/rescue boat: 61:10; Controller Area Network (CAN)-based distributor power system, 99:82; “JockeySeat,” 70:66

Swedish Sea Rescue Society: rescue vessel deckhouse, 105:4; SSRS-1200 rescue vessel, 104:42; ASTRA-type vessel, 104:42

Swift boats: description/history of, 89:4

SwiftShips: flow coaters, 25:58

Swindahl, Carl: profile/Modutech Marine/commercial boats, 40:40

swinging keel: 62:51, 64:64

switches: battery, 8:12; float/bilge pumps, 32:52, 44:29, 57:48, 57:60, 57:73; labeling/documentation, 132:80; Rotoswitch, 27:70; waterproof, 5:58

Switzerland: competition for America's Cup, 70:21

Sword Marine Technology: outboard waterjet package, 96:6

Sydney-Hobart Race: design standards/scantlings/structural failures, 48:8

Syllogic (Open 40 racing vessel): rigged canting mast, 70:38; rotating keel, 70:38

Sylvan Forest Products: pressure-treated plywood panels, 27:42

Sylvia Bolton Design Inc.: interior design/mooryacht Alexis/Platypus Marine, 85:96

synchronizers: Electro-Sync, 7:64

Synstone: simulated marble/granite countertops, 34:28, 34:32

syntactic adhesives/putties. See putties, bonding/bedding; putties, syntactic

syntactic foam. See epoxy syntactic tooling foam/slurries/putties; polyester syntactic foam; putties, syntactic

systems: 1990s retrospective, 60:27; complexity of, 59:21, 59:44, 60:27, 137:34; computer-controlled, 45:47; EC (EU) certification, 41:38; design/manufacturing/installation efficiency audit, 59:21; electrical certification, 48:4, 54:32, 57:99, 57:100; evolution/integration of technologies, 57:100; maintenance/troubleshooting/repair (owners’ manuals), 27:46, 27:54; maintenance/troubleshooting/repair (systems manual), 43:83; marine systems technician training/certification, 48:4, 57:98, 57:99, 57:100, 120:34. See also AC/shore-power electrical systems; air conditioners; components/ancillary equipment/accessories; DC electrical systems/equipment; electrical systems; engines, marine; navigation instruments/systems; plumbing systems; propulsion/drive systems; pumps; refrigeration, marine; steering systems. See also components/ancillary equipment/accessories

System Three Resins: high-modulus epoxy, 45:54; on post-curing epoxy, 14:45; POL-E-BOND, 2:72; POX-E-COP, 7:42, 7:48; water-reducible paint system (LP topcoat WR-LPU/epoxy primer WR-155), 22:55. See also Hendricks, W. Kern