Author: Dan Spurr

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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 »

Composite panels

Rovings April/May Issue 142

Professional BoatBuilder magazine No. 142 Compiled by Dan Spurr Parts and Panels Competition Composites (CCI), a small six-year-old company in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, two years ago broke the $1 million… Read more »