Author: Dan Spurr

Bob Fournier Crosses the Bar

At the all-too-young age of 62, master builder Robert Fournier, affectionately called by his friends “Boston Bob,” died last April in Pompano Beach, Florida. Fournier’s expertise working with advanced composites… Read more »

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Boatbuilding in the Cloud

Boat Track, the Tallahassee, Florida–based marine software company, has moved to the cloud, offering its products as a subscription rather than as a more expensive server-based purchase. It’s an industry… Read more »

Paul Elvstrom: 1928–2016

Reverently nicknamed “The Great Dane,” Danish sailor, designer, and sailmaker Paul Elvstrom died last December at the age of 88. He won four consecutive Olympic gold medals in the Firefly… Read more »