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Building an 88-foot carbon prepreg hull in Anacortes, Washington.

Have Crew—Will Travel

from “Rovings,” Professional BoatBuilder No. 153 Compiled by Dan Spurr The practice is probably as old as the goatskin currach, but assembling a portable boatbuilding crew that travels to a… Read more »

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Going Up

Building the buildings at Front Street Shipyard. If there were a contest to determine what commercial builder in this country could erect the most infrastructure for a major boatyard in… Read more »

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Buzzi’s Test Base

It’s a man-made physical feature now visible to us from space, thanks to Google Maps’ images of northern Italy’s Lake Como. What you see on the computer screen, though, is… Read more »

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Morris Yachts Core Repair

As new-boat sales fell sharply during the early days of the current recession, production builders scrambled for cover. Some downsized; others looked to more-thriving markets such as alternative energy; and… Read more »

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Rondal Spars

Everything about the Royal Huisman yard and attached Rondal fabrication shops in Vollenhove, The Netherlands, is clean and professional. And big. When a carload of Professional BoatBuilder staff landed there… Read more »