Author: Dan Spurr

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 »

Boesch Motorboats

Rovings June/July Issue 143

from Professional BoatBuilder magazine No. 143 Compiled by Dan Spurr Classic Runabouts From Switzerland Located in Kilchberg, a quiet village a few kilometers from the center of Zürich, Switzerland, Boesch… Read more »

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Wood To Glass

The biggest changes in modern boatbuilding occurred between the years 1940 and 1970. Professional BoatBuilder, in partnership with several museums, announces an exhibition of pioneering designers and builders of fiberglass… Read more »

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Batteries Not Needed?

A Swiss firm, Silicon Fire AG, is making some bold claims about replacing batteries, and conventional fuel, with hydrogen-methanol on board boats. “Electricity can be stored at any time in… Read more »