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Wood To Glass

The biggest changes in modern boatbuilding occurred between the years 1940 and 1970. Professional BoatBuilder, in partnership with several museums, announces an exhibition of pioneering designers and builders of fiberglass… Read more »

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Blueprint for Speed

A week after a white-knuckle 106-mph ride in his 39′ (11.9m) Nor-Tech offshore performance boat, Jamie Pellizzi was looking down at his boat’s GPS while his friend Nick Buis drove…. Read more »

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The Right Ratio

Many people think of multispeed transmissions as a performance or go-fast accessory for boats, but one manufacturer is hoping to make inroads with military or commercial applications of its three-speed… Read more »

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Know the Flow

It’s a Sunday afternoon and you’ve got the water to yourself. After checking the gauges and seeing that everything is okay, you nail the throttles on your stepped-hull performance boat…. 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 »