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.
When a Vietnam War vet headed back to Southeast Asia about a year ago in search of a river-patrol boat, he knew what he was looking for, but he didn’t know what he would find. Read about his journey here. ▶