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Alan Adler’s prototype 14' (4.3m) stepped-hull sailing catamaran

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As a designer and engineer, I use computer programs I’ve written for hydrodynamic research, performance prediction (sail and power), and hull design. My 14‘ (4.3m) sailing catamaran design was the… Read more »

Take 5 for Jim Kyle

The ambition of boatbuilder and designer Jim Kyle to correct deficiencies in Albert Hickman’s famed Sea Sled and in the process to develop a more perfect small powerboat hullform (see… Read more »

Advances in Onboard Solar

Advancements and refinements in onboard solar power technology offer significant opportunities for marine applications, but with innovation comes complexity. For a decade or so, in the technically, financially, and politically… Read more »

ProBoat Dingbat

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≡ Accon Marine introduced a new retractable Slim-Line Cleat made of 316 stainless steel, available in 4.5“, 6“, 8“, and 10“ (11.4cm, 15.2cm, 20.3cm, and 25.4cm) sizes, each sold with… Read more »