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 »

Eric Sponberg Is Going Sailing

A longtime contributor to Professional BoatBuilder as a writer and to IBEX (International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference) as a speaker, naval architect and marine engineer Eric Sponberg is taking down… Read more »

Skiing the Seas Down Under

Why not put a set of skis under a nominally conventional monohull boat? That’s what Australian Trevor William Payne thought while watching small boats bounce around. He recently wrote to… Read more »

Heart Transplant

Sitting in the cockpit of his single-seat hydroplane, the driver activates the fuel pump and runs the engine a few seconds using the starter without ignition. He also gives the… Read more »