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22′ Electric Boat

Sailors will remember Ian Bruce as the “Father of the Laser.” The 13.8‘  (4.2m) cartopper ranks as one of the world’s most popular boats. Born in Jamaica and educated in… Read more »

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Sonny Levi: 1926-2016

In 1992, designer-engineer Renato “Sonny” Levi (pronounced levee) published Milestones in My Designs, a large-format hardcover book highlighting then-40 years’ worth of his marine “projects,” which he summarized this way:… Read more »

January Shows

It seems the off season is now show season. January is a busy month for marine industry events, and Professional BoatBuilder editors will be attending several trade shows and conferences. Here’s where we’ll be: ABYC… Read more »

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Survivor III: Mark Bruckmann

Editor’s Note: The following article first appeared in Professional BoatBuilder issue No. 139. It is one of a series we’ve published since the Great Recession of 2008, profiling boat builders who… Read more »