We would like to begin featuring design articles on a more regular basis covering a wide variety of subjects which would be of interest to professional designers, design students, and the general public as they select their next yacht or as they chose a designer and builder to realize their dream.
If you are a designer, boatbuilder, or involved in the marine industry and would like to contribute an article to be included on , please contact us.
To get the process started, we have come up with a preliminary topic list, but only to provide an idea of the type of articles we are interested in featuring. The following list is just a start. If you might be interested in contributing an article, we welcome your suggestions.
What's the next evolutionary step for the catamaran or tunnel hull forms?
Wave piercing hulls
Surface effect vehicles (and the winged "bat boats")
New design software.
New Composite Manufacturing Techniques
VEC molding, CAD/CAM/CNC vs. traditional boatbuilding, the advantages of traditional materials such as wood and cold molded hulls, alternate homebuilding techniques, environmental concerns, vacuum techniques, the future of composite construction.
Career Paths for a Naval Architect. A look at how a young Yacht Designers should get started, both in terms of theoretical and practical education and paths into the industry, small boatbuilders, custom one-off and limited production yacht construction.
We would like to arrange to publish articles on a wide variety of subjects, certainly not limited to the above. In return, we will offer authors and contributors publicity (5000 page views per day), prominent links to your web site and/or contact information, and any web services which might be requested or required. We look forward to your input.