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Fast Company—At a Clip

In the 1960s and ’70s, powerboat drivers worked closely with boatbuilders like Bertram and Cigarette to develop fast boats that won races. That meant the drivers often found out what… Read more »

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Q&A with Dudley Dix

Editor’s Note: Last year, yacht designer Dudley Dix wrote one of Professional BoatBuilder’s most unforgettable stories. In “Capsize!” (No. 149), he recounted when a freakishly large wave rolled over his… Read more »

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Racing Yacht Rules: A Primer

It is the narrowest of niches, designing sail racing yachts according to the various handicap systems promulgated by governing organizations such as the Offshore Racing Council (ORC). You probably can… Read more »