The 120-foot Tropic C, designed by Frank Moulder and built at the Heesen yard in Holland, graced the cover of our May 1987 issue. The 120-footer was built for Blas Casares, who wanted (and got) a large 20-knot boat.
Necessity is the mother of all invention. Our columnist, world-renowned yacht designer Michael Peters, found out that that saying applies to boatbuilding in more ways than one. Click here to see what we mean. ▶