Professional BoatBuilder Magazine
On the cover: In anything but glassy sea conditions, recording the precise swing of a pendulum in a motion-dampening container of water can be the most tedious and ticklish part of performing an on-the-water inclining experiment-a necessary chore that allows boat designers and builders to verify vessel stability. Story on page 24.Photograph by Butch Dalrymple-Smith.
Best of Inclinationsby Butch Dalrymple-Smith.
A designer looks at the importance of quantifying vessel stability, along with a variety of on-the-water inclining experiments to determine or to verify it.
A sanitation system can be functional, odor-free, and (mostly) worry- free-if you choose the right materials, equipment, and techniques for design and installation.
From "Dali foils" and canting keels to rudder tubercles and standardized masts, the latest IMOCA 60 offshore racing sailboats are designed to optimize performance in the Vendée Globe.
A team of raceboat specialists and skilled boat restorers collaborated on the resurrection of White Tornado, a vintage Bertram.
Saves time and money for multiple builds of different models of boats