Daggerboard Debate

In March Professional BoatBuilder editor-at-large Dan Spurr visited with Pete Melvin, of Morrelli & Melvin Design & Engineering, in Huntington Beach, California. Melvin is an aerospace engineer by training and… Read more »


Winged Victory

In the summer of 1983, in the months leading up to the 25th America’s Cup competition in Newport, Rhode Island, a storm of controversy gathered over the challenging Australian and… Read more »

Design Challenge 1

The Pursuit of Pleasure at 2 Gallons Per Hour Now closed for submissions, judging is underway. Design Parameters: 16′6″ to 18′6″ overall length, stem to stern (transom) 25-hp maximum power… Read more »


Design Challenge II

The Design Challenge II has ended. Winners have been selected. Click here see the winners. More Pleasure at 2 Gallons Per Hour Design Parameters: Must be trailerable for affordable launching,… Read more »