Design

Vripack's Yacht Design

Yacht Design by Vripack

The Dutch naval architecture firm Vripack, perhaps the world’s largest private entity specializing in boat and yacht design, engineering, styling, and brokerage, recently published Yacht Design by Vripack, a large-format… Read more »

Bénéteau with foils.

A Bénéteau with Foils

Followers of extreme sailing may know of Bénéteau’s several-year program to develop a production monohull with foils. Well, let’s qualify the term foils. The new 32‘  (9.75m) Figaro Bénéteau 3… Read more »

ÖK Hull

ÖK Hull Design

Engineers, designers, and assorted freethinkers abhor the notion implied by the aphorism “There’s nothing new under the sun.” If it were true, technological progress would come to a standstill and… Read more »

Innovative Dutch fishing vessel

Innovative Fishboat

In the workboat sector, much fanfare has surrounded the Dutch-built MDV-1 Immanuel, which possesses attributes that should interest recreational boaters as well. First, the 99‘ x 28‘ (30.2m x 8.6m)… Read more »