Author: Dan Spurr

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Mayday Call From Westlawn

All good things don’t have to end. The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), which has hosted the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology since 2003, recently announced that the long-distance… Read more »

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Jade Resurrected

Few boats are as notorious as Como Nova, formerly Jade, whose ignominious distinction was to nearly bankrupt her builder, Jim Betts. Described in some detail in the magazine pages (see… Read more »

The longest and fastest Hines-Farley ever built

Rovings October/November Issue 145

from Professional BoatBuilder magazine No. 145 Compiled by Dan Spurr Hines-Farley Makeover Professional BoatBuilder No. 54 featured an article about the engineering and construction of the first Hines-Farley 63 (19.2m)… Read more »