Professional BoatBuilder Magazine
Markedly different engineering labs do R&D in advanced composites and structures for prototype U.S. Navy high-speed combatant craft. The objectives are weight reduction, enhanced performance, damage tolerance, and shock mitigation.
Even when a small service yard grows up it's possible to maintain a personal touch, good customer relations, and shop-floor efficiency.
Precisely engineered CNC-cut metal kits simplify custom and production projects at aluminum sailing-yacht builder K&M and steel motoryacht builder Jetten, both in The Netherlands.
Until now, batteries have been the limiting factor in all shipboard electrical systems. Emerging technologies can deliver radically more efficient energy systems, with a much lower cost of energy, than ever before.
John Brooks' 3.2mDragon Flyer