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Cored Laminates in GRP Boats

As a caveat, I am not a laminate engineer, but a just an amateur boat builder.  As such, the information contained within this post is written to be a basic primer. Modern GRP boats often use a cored laminate construction for several reasons.  A cored laminate can be much stiffer, stronger and lighter than a […]

s/v Felix—Delivery leg Norfolk, VA to Belhaven, NC

Earlier this year I was asked by John and Lorie if I could help them with moving their boat, s/v Felix, south for the winter.  Since the sailing season here in New England was over, and they are good friends, I volunteered to help with the leg from Norfolk, VA to Belhaven, NC. After discussing […]

Happy New Year

I just wanted to wish all my readers, my friends and my family a very Happy New Year.  I hope that 2010 brings good fortune, fair winds and following seas to all my friends, both personally and professionally. I particularly want to wish Jen and Adam Thomson a happy new year, since it is their […]