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  • Cost of Miscalculating Hatteras
    At the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis last fall, I paused at the newly launched $2.5-million Gunboat 55, Rainmaker,...
  • Rethinking Sailboat Structure
     Subscribers OnlyWhen it comes to describing a sailboat’s most valuable attribute, it’s surprising how varied opinions can...
  • Standards: Costly Hurdles or Vital Guidelines?
     Subscribers OnlyThe ISO 12215 standard gives designers and builders a detailed baseline for scantlings and specific guidance...
  • Timeless Tartan 37
     Subscribers OnlyThe Tartan 37 is a moderately high performance, shoal-draft cruiser built between 1967 and 1988 by Tartan Marine, a...
  • Dissecting the CSY 37
     Subscribers OnlyDesigned by Peter Schmitt, the CSY 37 is the mid-sized boat in the CSY line. Eighty-seven of these raised-deck...
  • Heavy-duty Hull Gets High Praise
     Subscribers OnlyWith more than three decades of hard use behind it—first in the charter trade and later in private...
  • Express 37 Nails Performance
     Subscribers OnlyFollowing graduation from California State Polytechnic University, naval architect Carl Schumacher spent four years...
  • A Herreshoff Legacy Lives On
     Subscribers OnlyIt took some time for the Stuart Knockabout, an L. Francis Herreshoff design, to take root and finally flourish. The...
  • Craftsmanship is at the Heart of Construction
     Subscribers OnlyModern engineering works well with many older designs. In the Stuart Knockabout’s original plans, soft wood...
  • Cruising the Com-Pac 35
     Subscribers OnlyCom-Pac Yachts is a Florida boat builder with a particularly interesting history. The company was formed in 1957 by...
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