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Boat Design

Dismissing Disability

By Katherine Bellows | Posted August 2006 | Add a Comment

Despite his disability, Capt. Jim has no trouble getting on and off his boat, thanks to this gangplank with ropes and struts.You're at the broker's sales dock, looking at a glistening yacht thinking...

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VictorEous Return

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted August 2006 | Add a Comment

V is for Vic Edelbrock's excellent ride.Vic Edelbrock's 66th birthday was, to say the least, memorable. He and his wife Nancy were out in Catalina Island, California, that day in August 2002, when...

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Some Like It Hot

By Mike Smith | Posted August 2006 | Add a Comment

Using a heat gun, Mark Ashton warms the surface of the boat before photographing it with his IR camera.To many surveyors and their clients, the moisture meter is the ne plus ultra of laminate-testing...

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Better the Second Time Around

By Elizabeth Ginns... | Posted August 2006 | Add a Comment

The Huckins Fairform Flyer draws its lineage from WWII.It’s been said that you never really know how much you love something until it’s gone, and that love can make a person do crazy things…If you’ve...

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Pearson True North 45 Explorer

By George L. Petrie | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

Pearson True North 45 ExplorerIn network television shows, a spin-off seldom measures up to the original. Not true in yacht design, though, at least in the case of True North. Introduced by Pearson...

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Tarquin Trader 70 Motoryacht

By George L. Petrie | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

Tarquin Trader 70 MotoryachtIn typically British understated fashion, Tarquin Boat Company offers its largest model yet: a 70-foot, twin-deck motoryacht that delivers first-rate engineering and...

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Red Hot

By | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

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Broward 120 Raised Pilothouse Yacht

By George L. Petrie | Posted June 2006 | Add a Comment

Illustration: Broward Marine / Bruce AldersonBroward 120 Raised Pilothouse YachtBroward is on the comeback trail. New ownership, new styling, and a whole new philosophy should make this venerable...

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Cheoy Lee 45-Meter Marco Polo

By George L. Petrie | Posted June 2006 | Add a Comment

Cheoy Lee 45-Meter Marco PoloAs the name suggests, Cheoy Lee Shipyard's Marco Polo series of Transocean Explorer yachts is intended for voyaging to the far reaches of the globe. But unlike the...

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A Life Less Ordinary

By | Posted August 2005 | Add a Comment

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Divine Design

By | Posted February 2005 | Add a Comment

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Island Pilot 395

By | Posted February 2005 | Add a Comment

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