Professional BoatBuilder Magazine
The designer, builder, skipper of the Didi 38 (37'9"/11.5M) Black Cat recounts the boats capsize, early in the 2014 Cape to Rio race, and the lessons he learned.
Lithium-ion batteries offer the promise of more efficient and ultimately cheaper onboard energy and electric propulsion systems, but with risks.
Research and debate thrive in the quest for strategies to accurately measure and slamming impacts in high speed boats and for practical rules to keep boaters safe.
Engineer and consultant David Jones has been our go-to-guy for advice about marine composites-from basic to exotic-since the earliest days of this magazine.
A close look at the steps of manufacturing a modern plastic compass at Plastimo in France.