|Powerful yacht concepts inspired by ancient boats
Drawing inspiration from ancient naval architecture can be not only for aesthetic, but also for practical purposes, as long as human heritage is an inexhaustible source of technical solutions. Although some of the following concepts seem so out of the box that they are probably meant to remain as ..
|Fielding joins Elliott Bay Design Group’s Seattle office
Theresa Fielding has joined Elliott Bay Design Group’s Seattle office as a project manager and senior engineer. She has over 18 years of experience in naval architecture, with an emphasis on stability analysis, structural design, regulatory review and marine construction operations. Fielding is a certified .
|Saab Acquires Swedish Combat Boat Manufacturer, Repair Shipyard
Saab acquired Swedish combat boat producer N. Sundin Dockstavarvet AB and the repair shipyard Muskövarvet AB, in order to strengthen Saab’s product offering in the naval domain. The acquisition of the companies will become effective at 29 December 2017. Dockstavarvet, based outside …
|4-Wheel Drive or 4-Fin Drive?
In an effort to conquer land, sea, and air, Peugeot has developed Sea Drive, the first ever SUV/water boatintegrated concept. In conjunction with well-renowned ship manufacturer Beneteau, Peugeot has brought a new dimension to the future concepts of water transportation. It’s evident here that these ..
|AFBG Advances Plans For Tampa Facility
Many of these are navigational hazards. A Florida facility can provide an end game for these boats that will keep them out of the landfill and generate revenue for AFBG.” American Fiber Green Products, Inc. trades Over the Counter under the symbol AFBG.PK. The company currently maintains a website ..
|Traditional wooden surfboards make comeback in US
He founded Grain while working on a boat project with a builder from York. When polished to a glossy shine, the finished boards appear to be made out of single pieces of wood, but are actually hollow. The painstaking technique requires up to 60 hours labor and hundreds of tiny pieces of wood to make ..
|Philly Boat Builder Makes Re-Enactment Possible
But a group of student boat builders from Philadelphia has come to the rescue. This is the 65th anniversary of the re-enactment of Washington and his troops crossing of the Delaware River in 1776 to surprise Hessian troops camped in Trenton. But Joseph Capone, executive director of the Friends of …
|Learn boatbuilding skills this winter with Sailing Association
BAY CITY, MI — Learn boat building skills during Boat Building 2018. Sponsored by the Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association, Boat Building 2018 is held from 6-9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday evenings, Jan. 8 through mid-April. Classes are held at the Gougeon Brothers Boat Shop, 800 Martin …
|Glacier National Park boats placed on National Register of Historic Places
“The Glacier Park Boat Company is doing a fantastic job of getting their historic resources out there for people to see and acknowledge just how important they really are,” Boughton said. The boats were constructed by a prolific master boat builder named John Swanson. Born in Pennsylvania in 1883, …
|New issue of Classic Boat out now!
The tragic loss of the young talent William Paton and his design the Oona: this is the story of a shipwreck that changed yacht design. The Tall Ships Rendez-Vous sailed from the UK to Canada and back and saw 6,000 sail trainees take part. One teenager tells of her Biscay baptism on Jolie Brise and we …