How computer-aided design and software-controlled manufacturing technologies have reshaped custom and semi-production boatbuilding.
Typically, military ships are designed and built for specific missions, not to curb their carbon footprint. However, if the Dutch navy serves as an example, that is about to change…. Read more »
Reid Bandy designs and builds a stripped-down superefficient carbon fiber sportfisherman.
At this time 55 years ago, 1968 was about to enter the annals of history, including the bloody war in Vietnam and the assassinations of the Rev. Martin Luther King… Read more »
A hardcover tribute to a legendary Alan Gurney–designed maxi yacht.
The James Bond movie franchise has never shied from any chance to include a yacht in the narrative and as part of the set. And given the urgent nature of… Read more »
Telling this story about a world record and Lawrence of Arabia is proof again that fact is stranger than fiction. It started with an e-mail from Canadian John Spurr, who… Read more »
Making one-off composite parts in the shop.
On a sunny day late last April, Pure Watercraft, the Seattle-based manufacturer of electric outboards, welcomed several dozen guests to the Mt. Baker Rowing and Sailing Center on Lake Washington… Read more »
The sailing world has lost a pioneering multihull designer and boat-builder. Derek Kelsall, who famously introduced Eric Tabarly to multihulls, and who was one of the first to champion foam… Read more »