Front Street photo by Billy Black

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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Gold Coast Yachts

Gold Coast Yachts partners Rich Difede and Roger Hatfield are veteran boatbuilders who’ve seen almost all the changes in techniques, materials, styles, budgets, and buyers in the modern multihull market…. Read more »