editor Eileen Mansfield recently visited the Hacker
Boat Company, where beautiful wooden Hacker
Crafts are still made by hand. Here she talks with Bob
Rockwell of Hacker as the cockpits of a 30-foot runabout
are cut out. Look for our upcoming story in the September
issue of Power & Motoryacht about the history
of these amazing boats and the men who make them.
This article originally appeared in the June 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.
When you’re a boat designer, you deal with all kinds of people, from hard-charging CEOs to dreamers. But they all must follow the laws of physics. Our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters lays down the law.
See what he has to say here. ▶