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SAILING YACHTS
Ongoing Projects & Stock Designs

WOOD:

50m Sailing Pinisi (164')
38m Pinisi, AMANDIRA (125')
36m KLM, DUNIA BARU (118')
36m Pinisi, SILOLONA (118')
36m Lombok Privateer (118') New..!
36m Tern Schooner (118')
33m Indonesian KLM (108')
31m Komodo Privateer (101') New..!
30m Pinisi, SI DATU BUA (98')
30m Indonesian KLM (96')
20m Sulawesi Privateer (66') New..!
17m Flores Privateer (56')New..!
 

STEEL & ALUMINUM:

96' Zebulun 
66' Asgard New..!
61' Mermaid
56' Shiraz
50' Sarah New..!
50' Lucille
48' Jasmine
44' Valhalla New..!
44' Redpath
43' White Buffalo New..!
42' Lucille
42' Zephyr
42' Highland Lass
40' Benrogin
38' Greybeard
36' Fantom
36' Grace
33' Freyja New..!
28' Bedouin
24' Sarah Cat
8' to 14' Pram
 

FIBERGLASS:

33' Fantail Ketch


 

Multi-Hull Prototypes - SAIL  

60' RADIAN - Fast Sailing CAT
60' GREYHAWK - Cruising CATNew..!
80' "Troika" - Sailing Trimaran



 

Custom Yacht Design
Available Plans List
New..!

 

MOTOR YACHTS:
Ongoing Projects & Stock Designs  

STEEL & ALUMINUM: 

80' North Coast
76' Free Spirit
64' Chantage
60' SwallowtailNew..!
60' Swallow's Nest
60' Greatheart
53' Valdemar
53' Voyager
50' Far Horizon
50' Vagabond
50' Renegade
49' Vagrant
49' Migrant
49' Monsoon 
49' Quinn
49' Ocean Runner
48' Greatheart
46' Gulliver
46' Far Horizon
43' Roberta
43' Roberta Jean New..!
43' Moxie
40' Coaster
38' Nidaros
38' Scuffy
36' Molly
36' Greatheart
35' Twee Schoenen
32' Terrier
30' Buster
30' Boojum
25' Boojum




 

FIBERGLASS: 

53' Second Star
36' Drifter

 

Multi-Hull Prototypes - POWER  

90' Tunnel CAT - Power CAT
80' "Troika" - Power Trimaran New..!
80' Nemo - Power CAT + Submarine
60' Penny Wise - Power Trimaran
50' Fast Cat - Power CAT
50' Wave Cat - Power CAT
 

New..! News New..!
Prototype Designs

 

PROTOTYPES - SAIL
New Ideas...!  

WOOD: 

50m KLM Charter Yacht (164')
45m Kalimantan Privateer (148')
41m Shadow Line (135') New..!
40m Arabian Dhow New..!
40m KLM Charter Yacht (131')
38m Blackbeard (125')
36m Arabian Dhow (118')
27m Dive Charter KLM (88') New..!
24m Schooner Royalist (80') New..!
21m Arabian Dhow (70')
15m Junk Rigged Landing Craft (50') New..!
14m New SPRAY (48')
 

STEEL & ALUMINUM: 

55m Lady Destiny (182')
37m Leah - II (120') 
37m Chief Seattle (120')
112' Leah
100' Bermuda Skipjack New..!
100' Cargo Skipjack
85' Lady Destiny 
78' Schooner Odin New..!
78' Pathaway
73' to 130' Caribe
70' Peregrine-on-Thames
65' Rachel
64' Amethyst New..!
55' Josephine
55' Wyldepathaway
51' - 70' Skipjack
50' Abshire
50' Sonja
48' Awahnee III
48' Hiawatha
47' DinahNew..!
45' to 60' Zeb
43' Raven
41' Jasper
38' China CatNew..!
32' Pilgrim
32' Skipjack Schooner
30' Ernest Shackelton
28' China Cat








 

Our Design Team
Testimonials


 

PROTOTYPES - POWER
Inspiration...!  

STEEL & ALUMINUM: 

164' Motor Yacht Peregrine
130' Jeanne V
121' PERI LAUT New..!
120' Motor Cargo Yacht New..!
100' Amazon
82' Peregrine
80' Fantail Steamer
80' Johnny B. Good
70' Express Cruiser
70' Ocean ExpressNew..!
64' Nordic Spirit
63' Braveheart
60' Peregrine
60' Steamer
55' Euro Express New..!
54' Greatheart
53' Braveheart
50' Nordic Spirit
50' Amazon
49' Double Eagle
49' Black Jack
48' Rhumb Runner
48' Coast Runner
47' Roberta Jean
45' Nomad New..!
45' Gannet New..!
43' Petrel
43' Boojum
43' Far Horizon
40' Far Horizon
36' Blue Horizon
36' Wave Runner
36' Vagabond
35' Big Ferdinand
32' Tug Yacht Talisker
32' Skimmer
30' Sweet Okole
24' Ferdinand
22' Boojum
20' Electric Launch New..!
18' Tug-LaunchNew..!










 

Articles: On Boat DESIGN  

The Custom Yacht Design Process
Our CAD Design StreamNew..!
Our Stock Boat Designs

Nomadic Watercraft
Nomadic LAND Craft!

Why Use NURBS Modeling...?New..!
Computerized Boat Building
NC Parts Cutting
NC Prototyping

Designing Boat Structure New..!
Essential Design Data
Shaping the Ship

Sample Vessel Specification
Lightning Protection Specification
Chronicle of a Major Refit

What Will The Boat Cost...?
Estimating Boat Building Costs
Affordable Boat Building

Yacht Design Costs
Learning Yacht Design


 

Articles: On Boat MATERIALS  

Composites for Boats

Metal Boats for Blue Water
Aluminum For Boats
Steel Yachts
Aluminum vs. Steel
Metal Boat Building Methods
Corrosion Prevention
Integral Tanks for Boats
Metal Boat Framing
Metal Boat Weld-up Sequence

Metal Parts for Wooden Boats

Evolution of a Wooden Sailing Type
The Ultimate Indonesian Charter Pinisi
An Indonesian Cargo Vessel as a Yacht...?
Building An Indonesian Wooden Yacht
Indonesian Sailing Pinisi vs. KLM Types
Indonesian Boatbuilding Images
36m Silolona "Homecoming" Voyage
 

Other Wildness:  

Lady Dianne - Fast Motor Yacht
Airplane Floats - What...??
Piranha - A Retro Berlinetta Hotrod..!
QUAD Container Home - a concept..!
 

Articles: On POWER Boats  

Roll Attenuation Strategies
Motor Yacht Layout Considerations
Ideal Passagemaker Hull Form
Designing For Ultimate Conditions
Beam vs. Ballast for Seakeeping
Choosing the Engine
Controllable Pitch Propellers
Twin Keels In Action
Trailerable Trawlers
"Features" to Avoid...
 

EDITORIALS:
The Evolution of Our Design Philosophy  

What Tradition Has to Offer
Naval Architecture of Voyaging
Why We Like Boats...
Cabin Boat Primer
It Is The Mercy
Metal Boat Framing? You Bet!
A Little Round Toad Walked In...!
New Materials - Classic Design
Quality vs. Quantity
The Tradition of Boat Design
Are We in the Dark Ages...?
Cool New Gimmicks

 

Articles: On SAIL Boats  

The Ideal Sailing Rig
The Junk Rig
The Ideal Motor Sailor
Lessons From Slocum's SPRAY New..!
Beam vs. Ballast for Seakeeping




 

DOWNLOADS:  

Plans Order Form - PDF

Notes on Metal Boats - PDF New..!
Corrosion, Zincs & Bonding - PDF
Marine Metals Reference - PDF

Coefficients of Form - PDF
Similitude of Scale - PDF
Sail Area Ratios - PDF

Software in Use - PDF
Process & Deliverables - PDF New..!

3D Lines Drawing PDF
3D Structure Drawing - PDF