Design

K8 sport sloop

Soft-Wing Sport Boat

The men from Down Under—brothers Greg and Patrick Johnston—who described their revolutionary “soft” sail system in Professional BoatBuilder No. 140 (“Working-Class Wing”), and in more detail on our website ProBoat.com… Read more »

Ambiguous Ancestry

  Born and raised in Nova Scotia but schooled in Britain, Commodore Fraser Fraser-Harris flew carrier-based fighter-bombers and fighter planes throughout the Second World War, and later captained surface combatants… Read more »

HSBO-01

Crash Course

Availability of cheaper, better accelerometers opens up the possibility of do-it-yourself impact-data collection for boat designers and builders. But how they collect those data depends on the sort of impacts… Read more »