These guidelines in this Task Sheet will help specifying and installing fixed fire suppression systems (FFSS) and related components. They are not a substitute for following all applicable manufacturer and… Read more »
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April May 2023 — Table of Contents
by Peter Swanson [A] boatbuilder once lamented to me that he couldn’t screen customers by insisting on a psychiatric evaluation before taking their deposits. He was joking, of course, but… Read more »
It’s possible to monitor houses, cars, cats, and boats by smartphone, so why not check vacuum bags during resin infusion? Now composite technicians have this option with VacPuc, a new… Read more »
Electric propulsion might be the preferred technology for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, but it is by no means a panacea. Principals in high-fuel-consumption applications such as… Read more »
For decades, Principles of Yacht Design (PoYD) has been the gold standard for practitioners in this line of work. Now in its 5th edition, the book has grown from 352… Read more »
Don’t call his number again. Eddie Lane is “out of the office” for good. Charles Edward “Eddie” Lane, of Lexington, North Carolina, passed away on Monday, November 7, 2022, at… Read more »
Folding multihulls and their beam-reduction strategies. “I’ll be surprised if you can find space in the harbor for that thing,” I heard him say as my new 37‘ (11.3m) trimaran… Read more »
Driving through the Columbia River Gorge on a summer day, one cannot help but notice the abundance of sun, wind, and waves. Boardsports is the watchword here, and the Gorge… Read more »
DLBA Naval Architects recently announced the Donald L. Blount Memorial Graduate Scholarship to support advanced studies in high-speed craft hydrodynamics, which is offered through the Society of Naval Architects and… Read more »
Clara, a modest and deceptively simple launch, is the latest powerboat project from U.K. yacht designer Nigel Irens, and a timely reminder that boating can be simple, efficient, affordable, and… Read more »
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