Author: Dan Spurr

Storm Chasers

She was sprung from a mold in 1969 at the Bertram Yacht facility in Miami, Florida. Sam James, head of the company’s racing team, was there, and he remembers her… Read more »

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It’s a Wrap!

No, this center-console boat isn’t a rusty hulk of steel but a pristine fiberglass Cape Horn fisherman wrapped in custom graphic vinyl film. Printed with a seemingly unlimited variety of… Read more »

Knit Wits Rides Again

It’s one of the better tales in the history of early fiberglass boats, how in the late 1950s argyle sock maker Willis Slane, an avid sport fisherman, pounded on the… Read more »