Professional BoatBuilder #184 April/May 2020

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Professional BoatBuilder magazine

April/May 2020

On the cover: Prepreg carbon construction for the main foils of the cutting-edge Matanzas 29 powerboat: Working with a heat gun, Simon Miles warms unidirectional carbon fiber to adhere better to the glue film he previously put down on the cured substrate. Story on page 18.

Photograph by Dieter Loibner.


18  The Efficiency Game
by Dieter Loibner.
Boating experience and America’s Cup foiling technology motivate a startup builder to launch a new breed of powercat for fishing and cruising.

30  The Star Project
by Kenneth Sigel.
A lifelong sailor and a skilled Maine builder team up to develop a lobster yacht with appeal for cruising sailors transitioning to powerboat.

42  High Output
by Nigel Calder.
Installing alternators becomes more complex and problematic as they evolve to meet the greater charge-acceptance and storage capacities of new batteries.

56  Masters of Mock-Up
by Marilyn DeMartini.
At Roscioli Donzi Yachts, full-size models of custom interiors are still the standard tool to refine details and interior arrangements with clients.

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Colin Dunphy

My original copy was lost in the mail and Scot was quick to replace it for me. I was very pleased with your service.

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