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Afterlife Achieved

Yacht designer K. Aage Nielsen died 30 years ago this June at age 80. Born and raised in Denmark, and classically trained in that country’s apprenticeship system, Nielsen immigrated to… Read more »

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Praise for Big Props

In Professional BoatBuilder No. 150 contributing editor Nigel Calder’s exploration of the inherent efficiency of larger propellers and their demands on propulsion engines introduced readers to the 78′ (23.8m), 150-ton… Read more »

Auto Boat NAPIER II

Missing Links

Maryland-based consulting naval architect William Hockberger said he was “searching for something else” last August when he stumbled on “a paper read before the Institute of Naval Architects, in London,… Read more »

The longest and fastest Hines-Farley ever built

Rovings October/November Issue 145

from Professional BoatBuilder magazine No. 145 Compiled by Dan Spurr Hines-Farley Makeover Professional BoatBuilder No. 54 featured an article about the engineering and construction of the first Hines-Farley 63 (19.2m)… Read more »