Professional BoatBuilder Comprehensive Index

Issues 1-147

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Baar, Lisa: on interior design/mock-ups, 9:28

Babcock, Dick: on boatyard management/education/training, 35:25, 35:30; on business/management education, 22:51

backing plates: and cure-hard catalyzed putty, 127:84; for keelbolts, 38:20, 39:4, 40:4, 127:84, 130:38, 139:96; plywood, 40:54, 41:5; proper installation of, 127:84, 139:96; backing plates for rod-holders, 127:84; 139:96

BACT. See best available control technology (BACT)

bad behaviour prediction software for powerboats: dynamic stability calculator/Donald L. Blount and Associates, 126:80

Bad Dust Containment Systems, 129:8

Baekelans, L.H.: development of laminated plastics, 38:30

Bagatelle, wood epoxy sailboat: power to weight ratio, 79:48

bagged-laminate infusion process (BLIP): bags/films for, 30:25, 32:28, 32:34; with knitted/woven fabrics, 29:38; production vacuum-bagging applications, 30:18, 30:25, 32:28, 69:132. See also vacuum-bagging equipment/systems/setup; vacuum-bagging, applications/techniques

Baja Marine Corporation: strain-testing program/Outlaw line, 79:102

baking soda: blasting media/equipment for, 7:13, 12:60, 16:42, 31:10, 47:66

Bakker, Peter: on electrical panel installation errors, 68:5

Bales, Bill: on interior design, 6:34, 6:39

Balfe, Mike: on megayacht market, 12:50

Ballenger Spar Systems, 94:8

Ballard Power Systems: PEM (proton-exchange membrane) fuel cell, 69:38

ballast, water: bulb design, 70:21, 126:56; Child series/offshore racing sailboat, 53:50, 53:61; limitations to, 64:64; and multihull heel angle, 62:46; vs. swinging hull, 64:64; use in re-righting overturned hull/Open-Class 50, 76:60

ballast keel. See keel, ballast

Balmar: DC systems supplier, 19:50, 19:55

Balogh Sail Designs: sailing kayaks (kaimaraks), 22:64

balsa core (end-grain), in cored/sandwich construction: Armor/balsa coated with proprietary polymer/I-Core Composites, 110:12; bucket-and-roller lamination, 45:76; bulkheads, 46:16; core bonding/bedding, 9:36, 45:76, 70:92, 138:48; for cored bottoms, 51:22, 51:26; cored custom cabinetry (DecoLite), 13:43, 40:42, 40:52, 47:17; decks, 45:54, 98:28, 91:178, 115:100; development of, 38:30, 115:100; DuFLEX panels/epoxy-bonded laminates, 59:10; flat-panel construction, 45:54; for hulls/Luffe Yachts, 126:8; hot-coating, 9:44; for hulls/Red Jacket, racing sailboat/Cuthbertson & Cassein, 115:100, 135:6, 147:38; Inferno, damage to core, 115:100; for interior framing, 32:21, 67:110; Katrinka deck damage, 138:48; Open 50/Convergence/Jim Betts, 129:40; PBY Catalina flying boats, 115:100; pocket cruiser, 2:12; precoated/sealed, 9:44, 45:54; pre-skinned, 45:54, 59:10; resin-infusion/SCRIMP applications, 31:34, 31:42, 44:30; skin delamination/repairs, 13:36, 30:72, 94:48; in special edition architectural projects, 81:90; sportfishermen, 1:22, 1:28, 2:12; standardized strength testing, 4:22, 8:4; stiffness/strength, 51:22, 51:26, 52:30, 54:5, 71:38, 91:178, 126:8; storage, 15:13; Tecno 40 RIB raceboat, 46:38; vacuum-bagging/solid vs. scored, 30:18, 30:22, 52:30; vs. polypropylene structural honeycomb core/Sabre Yachts, 115:18; weight and density variations, 142:40; wet rot/deterioration, 52:30, 54:5, 55:5, 57:7, 96:3, 96:16, 97:4, 97:8, 97:130, 98:4, 138:48; workmanship defects in, 70:92. See also Baltek Corp.; DuraKore end-grained balsa, strips

Balsa Ecuador Lumber: See also Baltek Corp.

BaltekBond syntactic foam bonding putty: applications/performance, 31:34, 33:46

Baltek Corp.: AirLite PVC foam core, 51:22; AL 600 and 600/10 balsa core (presealed), 9:44, 17:58, 31:34, 52:30; BaltekBond, 31:34, 33:46; BaltekMat, 7:50, 7:62; on cored bottoms, 51:22, 51:26; DecoLite panels, 8:54, 13:43, 40:42, 40:52, 47:17; D-100 (resin-sealed), 13:43; development of Belcobalsa Countourkore, 115:100; DuraKore end-grained balsa core, 1:20, 9:36, 59:10; DuraKore strips, 15:34; pre-skinned balsa-core panels, 45:54. See also balsa core, in cored/sandwich construction

BaltekMat: print blocker, 7:50, 7:62

Baltic Yachts (Finland): Hetairos ketch, 141:50; profile of, 85:46

Bandy, Art: on raw-water strainer and marelon “Anti-Venturi” through-hull, 130:66, 132:4

Barbaric, Zoran: on 24-volt regulators, 77:5

bar code system: for labor/payroll, 33:36; for parts/inventory, 33:36

Barcol hardness tester (durometer): barrier coats/repair laminates, 17:11; cross-linking/secondary bonding, 13:67; for testing catalyst ratios, 74:30; guide to testing laminate/gelcoat hardness, 5:12, 10:64, 50:46, 87:62; for monitoring differential exotherms, 45:68, 50:46, 74:30, 125:54; source, 1:18, 2:6; for survey testing, 30:26; for testing catalyst ratios, 1:6, 2:6, 50:46

Barcos Deportivos, ship builders, Tarragona, Spain, 77:10

Barer, Brian: on core bonding, 9:36; on woven vs. stitched reinforcements/heavyweights, 29:38; X-weave trusswork patch, 36:34

Barka utility boat: Kazulin Boats, 141:6

barnacles: and effects of fuel consumption, 124:54

Barracuda Technologies. See Divilette bonding compound; Divinycell foam

Barracuda Yacht Design: two-crew sailing yacht, 70:21

Barrer, Malcolm: on heated storage for resins/coatings, 55:5

Barrie, Craig: Dragon powerboats, 92:6

Barrie, Richard: Western Boatworks, 58:13

barrier-avoidance test: ISO certification standards, 27:3

barrier coats: for blister prevention/repairs, 15:13, 17:11, 20:32, 48:86; formulations/systems, 17:11; Pettit Glass Flake epoxy, 23:54; testing/evaluating, 17:11. See also blister repairs/prevention, resins/coatings/techniques

barrier creams: Dermashield, 21:60; laminate quality/blister prevention, 15:13; review/sources, 3:19

Barry, Christopher D.: AutoCAD users’ group, 52:12, 54:18; AutoDesk Users Group International (AUGI) SIG, 59:10; CAD/CAM systems implementation/study, 58:13; on calculating flooded flotation limits, 142:3; on certification testing/passenger vessels, 39:4; on definitation of professional engineering licence and impact on yacht design, 90:4’ on Engineers Without Borders Humanitarian Engineers Corp database, 94:4; on fatigue/free-standing masts, 57:7; on licensure, 51:6, 72:5, 76:4; on model testing, 58:6; time-share/large yacht market/First Chesapeake Powerboat Symposium, 116:40

Barry, Christopher D., author: “CAD/CAM and Fiberglass Tooling,” 61:102; “How Not to Sell Components,” 47:80; “Implementing and Integrating CAD/CAM: Joinerwork,” 40:42; “Implementing and Integrating CAD/CAM: Metal Construction,” 38:38; “The Lesson of Lincoln Electric,” 41:72; “Loftsman’s Liability,” 38:14; “Propeller Matching,” 46:52; “Roll Control,” 93:22

Bartee, Robert J.: draft measuring tool, 44:5; on measuring weight/stability, 44:5

Bartels, Konny: on Nicola IV sailing yacht/deDood built boats, information request, 117:5

Bartkowski, Lee: on raw-water system/cooling-water supply indicators/flow detectors, 45:5; on through-hull installation, 10:4

Barton, Greg: on boat storage and additional suggestions, 124:6

basalt fiber, 91:20

Baseline (Baseline II): design/fairing software, 7:18, 17:58, 38:47

Baseline Technology: Baseline design/fairing software, 7:18, 17:58, 38:47

BASF Corporation/BASF Structural Materials: 5218 pre-preg, 20:56; Luran S, 34:59; resin photo-initiators, 18:8; Zone3 flotation foam, 34:59

bass boats: Allison XB-21 ProSport Sport Utility Boat, 94:18; pad V-bottom for, 94:18

 New England–style/Lyman-Morse, 97:82

Bates Technical College: boatbuilding vocational training program, 20:21

bateau (skipjack): aluminum charter boat/high form stability hull, 139:54

Bateau Bleu Award, 101:12

batteries, marine: AGM (absorbed glass mat) batteries, 134:54; Altairnano lithium-ion battery, 111:82; alternator/generator selection/wiring/installation, 18:44, 19:50, 21:4, 22:4, 23:4, 37:26, 39:56, 62:7; Arc Lite battery and cell-balancing charger/hybrid diesel electric boat, 118:40; automatic paralleling device, 31:68, 39:56; basics, 18:53, 62:7; battery bank capacity/accommodation/wiring. 133:24, 137:34; battery boxes/shelving/ventilation, 133:24; calculating costs/lithium ion vs. lead-acid batteries, 118:40, 120:52, 122:6; cell-balanced lithium-ion battery/Mastervolt, 119:6, 122:6; charging systems, 18:44, 19:50, 19:55, 20:50, 25:30, 31:68, 39:56, 62:7, 134:54, 135:6; connections/DC systems, 20:50, 22:4, 62:7, 89:28, 135:6; cranking, 18:44, 20:50, 133:24, 134:54; deep-cycle/discharge, 18:44, 18:53, 19:50, 19:55, 20:50, 25:30, 41:5, 120:52; with DC-to-AC inverter installation, 25:30, 39:56, 57:100, 82:80; differences between lithium-ion and NiCad batteries, 121:9, 144:10; discharge/capacity/efficiency/cycle life, 18:44, 18:53, 19:50, 19:55, 20:50, 25:30, 39:56, 41:5, 62:7, 111:82, 133:24; dual/single/parallel banks, 20:50, 21:4, 23:4, 31:68, 37:26, 39:56, 41:5, 136:80; Dynasty (gel), 10:52; engine-cranking, 39:56, 89:28; fire prevention/dry storage, 44:18, 122:52, 133:24; gel-cell, 10:52, 18:44, 19:50, 27:26, 41:5; high charge acceptance rate batteries, 111:82; house (“cycling”), 20:50, 39:56, 41:5; hydrogen gas/venting for/solar-powered vents, 110:104, 133:24; isolation switch, 20:50, 31:68, 36:41, 36:45, 39:56, 41:5, 89:28; lithium ferrophosphate vs. NiCad cell batteries/solar ferry/Alternatives Energies (Alt.En), 144:10; lithium-ion batteries/hazards of, 136:80; lithium-ion batteries/voltage imbalance/battery management system for, 136:80; Keystone (sealed), 35:58; location/engineroom, 37:26; location/nav station, 11:9; long-term storage, 122:52; monitoring capacity, 41:5; Odyssey battery test/Victron Energy, 113:56; Odyssey TPPL battery, 120:52; overcurrent protection (OCP), 36:41, 57:48, 133:24; relay/solenoid (battery paralleling), 20:50, 39:56, 41:5; sealed, 35:58; sulfation/undercharging, 19:50, 20:4; switches, 8:12, 20:50; temperature sensors, 134:54l terminals/connections, 8:12, 20:50, 22:4, 26:4, 36:41, 62:7, 133:24; thermal runaway, 134:54; TPPL (thin plate, pure lead) batteries, 109:140, 111:82, 119:38, 120:52, 142:26; types/selection/installation, 8:12, 18:44; voltage monitor, 21:60, 79:21; wet-cell, 18:44, 19:50, 20:50, 27:26, 134:54; wiring diagrams, 134:54; Z-bar, 89:28. See also alternator, high-output; battery chargers, marine; DC systems/equipment; generators/gensets; voltage regulator, stepped/smart; wiring, terminal connections

battery cables: sizes/types/DC systems, 19:50, 22:4, 89:28; terminal connections, 8:12, 13:4, 14:4, 19:50, 22:4; separate cabling for engine start/paralleling, 133:24; tinned, 19:50, 22:4; welding cable, 19:50, 22:4; wiring, 18:44, 21:4, 22:4, 23:4; wiring/overcurrent protection, 35:18, 36:41, 89:28. See also wire/cable, marine; wiring, marine

battery chargers, marine: Combiner, 31:68; ferro-resonant, 27:24, 29:4; fire prevention/dry storage, 44:18; high-frequency (multi-step), 27:24; InteliMate electronic monitoring device, 28:60; Intelligent Marine Charger (IMC) programmable DC output charger/Charles Industries, 135;6; 150BBI Inlet for, 33:75;  Magnum Energy’s Smart Battery combiner, 145:20; output, 27:24; SCR, 27:24; sizing, 27:26, 82:80; stray-current corrosion, 33:28; types/basics, 27:24. See also batteries, marine; DC systems/equipment, charging systems

battery testers: capacity/Astratec, 39:98; digital frequency response (DFRA), 79:21; fault current/safety margin, 133:24; high-load/Astratec, 39:98; hydrometers, 79:21; Intelligent charging sysem battery/Guest, 114:10; Midtronics Micro 500 L1-T1, 79:21; OTC SPX tester, 79:21, 133:24; ProNautec P-Series, 129:8; sealed-valve regulated (SVR) batteries, 79:21; Snap-on Micro Vat, 79:21

Baudhuin, George: profile/Marine Travelift engineering, 59:133

Baumann, Hans V.: on blackened PVC foam core, 34:5; on cross-linked vs. linear PVC foam core, 56:5

Bavaria Yachtbau: profile of, 94:70

Baxter, Michael R.: on surveyors in the boatyard, 69:5

Bayer Corporation: Baytec RTM-081D RTM polyurethane resin system, 38:55

Bayless, Sandy: on acetone replacements, 33:26

Bayley, Greg: on analyzing accelerations, Part I, 141:4

Bayliner Marine Corporation: boat shows/marketing, 36:60, 36:64; Buccaneer Sailboat, 119:3; Classic express cruiser, 39:67; safety inspections/performance testing, 15:50; worker training, 13:54

Bay Ship & Yacht Company: builder profile, 20:8, 21:38, 31:68; redecking/restoration/Balclutha, 56:10; refit and maintenance, 53:28

Bayview Edison Industries: start-up, 106:92; Bayview Auxiliary Tug (BAT) drive mechanism, 106:92. See also American Expedition Yachts.

BCAM: Mannequin Professional animation software, 40:48

BC Research: hydrodynamic testing of Puget Sound scale model, 87:104

Beach cat: Nacra Formula 18/20, 127:94

Beach, David D.: on builders’ liability, 16:4; on professional licensure, 47:24

beams: PRISMA stringer preforms, 41:62

Beaney, Jim: on lack of mention of Aquadrive in thrust-bearing systems article/”Refine the Ride,” 122:6

bearing, Cutless: tool for removing, 48:86

Becker, Chris, author: “Down Maybe. But Not Out.” 123:72

Beckmann Ltd.: steam launch replicas, 18:20

Beckson Marine, Inc.: Vent-O-Mate air vent, 48:86

bedding compounds/putties: for bedding contour-cut foams, 31:34, 33:4, 34:42; Dolfinite, 28:27; K-Lite/foam cores, 9:36; oil-based vs. polyurethanes, 28:27; Sikaflex 241, 28:27, 33:75; 3M 5200/secondary bonding, 20:32, 28:27

Beekman, Philip: on question of corrosion of zinc-plated valve cover bolt, 123:6

Beeldsnijder, Pieter, superyachts designer: and Flevo Jachtbouw, 132:18

Beetle Cat: builder profile/production methods, 23:32, 23:41

Begnaud, Donald J.: on fiberglass itch, 66:5

Belgium. See ETAP Yachting

Belina Interiors: off-site finishwork, 94:32, 97:108

Bell-Davis, Judy: Mary P sportfisherman/Trinity Yachts, 114:10; on videos/interior design, 40:62; on weight reduction/interiors, 29:8

Bell-Davis, Judy, author: “Lightweight Yacht Interiors,” 34:28

Bell Design Group. See Bell-Davis, Judy

Bellingham Marine Industries: Unistack dry-storage buildings, 7:64

Belongia, Roger: Northport/MirroCraft aluminum-fiberglass fishing boats, 17:31

belts: PowerTwist V-belt, 5:58

Benchmark Boats: power catamarans, 47:16, 45:120

Bench cookies, 123;10

Bénéteau Inc.: electronic marketing, 38:51; molded integral grid/liner, 46:28; profile of, 93:46; sailboat market, 30:48, 38:51, 64:64

Beneteau USA (Marion, SC): Trawler, 42, 93; delivery of 6,000th boat, 104:12; Oceanis 50 sailboat, 125:8; Sense 50/Dock & Go bow and stern thrusters, 130:10; Swift 44 Trawler, 130:10

Benford, Jay R.: on licensure as naval architect, 49:4

Bennetti Yard (Italy). See also Azimut-Bennatti Yard (Italy).

Benton, Tom: on gate valves/seacocks, 38:4

benzoyl peroxide (BPO): paste catalyst, 33:46

Bergstrom, Lars: B&R rig, 53:50; Hunter's Child, 62:48; Route 66/Tuesday’s Child, 53:50

Berkshire Electric Cable Company, 55:99

Bernardi, Tom, Sr.: North End Composites/SCRIMP, 44:30

Bernstein, Robert G. (Bob): on power catamarans, 47:5

Bernstein, Robert G. (Bob), author: “Electronic Management,” 14:34

Berry, Arthur: on tooling for production, 3:34

Berta, Joe, author: “Surveying and Common Sense,” 120:80

Berta, Capt. Joseph G.: on custom sea chest filtering screen, 139:5; on engine accessibility, 108:4; on image of Capi2 system node, 108:50, 110:4; on standards that spark in the night/tinned wire, 138:3, 139:5

Bertelsen, William D. (Bill): Hydromat composite-panel test fixture, 34:42, 35:4; on epoxy vs. vinyl ester/carbon laminates, 55:5

Berthod, Cedric: on pricing/Nomex honeycomb core, 22:20

Bertram, Dick: Bertram 31, 3:27; founder/Bertram Yacht, 39:70

Bertram Yacht: aging fiberglass boats (laminates), 4:64; aluminum-fiberglass hybrid construction (58Cs), 17:19; Bertram 25 leaking fiberglass tank and newspaper in laminate, 132:36; Bertram 31 sportfisherman/deep-V hullform, 3:27, 39:70, 50:32; 132:36, 134:62; Bertram 31/effect of ethanol on fiberglass tanks, 109:6; carbon-fiber reinforcements, 28:18; early days/FRP development, 38:30,103:183; interior design, 6:34; marketing used boats, 10:2, 39:70; motoryachts, 39:70; polysulfide sealants, 28:27; profile/Lee Dana, 39:70, 43:5; raceboats, 39:70; specialty plywood panels, 16:21

best available control technology (BACT): for reducing VOC emissions, 10:8, 60:39. See also maximum available control technology (MACT)

Best, James R.: on Leon Slikkers of Tiara Yachts, 73:5; on reinforcements for closed molding, 92:4

best management practice (BMP): for waste management, 27:8, 27:17, 31:10, 55:26, 55:27

Beta Marine: niche-market for diesel marine engines, 122:64; 127:30

Bethwaite, Julian: 49er racing skiff, 49:74

Betts, Jim: aluminum production boatbuilding, 129:40

Biddick, Ken, author: “Structural Repairs,” 97:174

Bieker, Paul (Rip Tide Design): conversion of USA 76 America’s Cup boat/Keefe Kaplan Marine, 140:22; Rocket Science/composite flat-panel construction, 45:54, 45:62; integral water and fuel tanks in cored composite boats, 74:20; 3-D CAD modeling, 41:5; profile of, 74:68; redesign of Ultimate 30, 61:10, 116:40; Shearwater pocket-cruiser, 115:162, 116:40

bilge, oily/flooded, pumping: pumps/systems/techniques, 31:59, 57:48, 66:11; valves, 37:26, 38:4. See also bilge pumps

bilge blowers: Turbo 3000/4000, 31:68

bilge compartments: unsealed/design flaw of, 93:98, 115:88

bilge pumps: adhesive bonded mounts for/vs, /self-tappers, 145:48; backflow and pump cycling, 57:48, 59:5; centrifugal, 24:44, 24:45, 26:4, 29:58, 31:59, 40:66, 57:48, 59:5; 147:48; check valves, 59:5, 147:48; discharge rates/nipples/hose/anti-siphon loop, 44:26, 46:5, 57:48, 59:5, 147:48; engine as emergency bilge pump, 147:48; Ericson Safety Pump, 40:66, 60:5; float switches, 32:52, 44:29, 46:5, 57:48, 59:5, 107:30, 143:22, 147:48; formula for flooding/incidental and catastrophic water removal, 147:48; head pressure, 57:48; high-water bilge alarm system, 93:98, 147:48; holes/flow rates, 60:5, 147:48; Intelligent control sensor pumps/Whale Water Systems, 137:12; low profile lower volume centrifugal drying pump, 147:48; manual/Gusher 30, 5:26; manual vs. electric, 57:60, 59:5; mounting/plumbing, 44:26, 82:40. 147:48; overcurrent protection/locked rotors, 57:48; Palawan refit, 82:40; positive-displacement, 57:48; selecting/priming, 31:59; simple bilge counter switch, 147:48;  static/dynamic head, 57:48, 147:48; switches, 32:52, 44:29, 57:48, 57:60, 57:73, 147:48; systems/engineroom layout, 37:26, 73:102, 93:98; systems/requirements/installations, 24:44, 44:26, 57:48, 57:99, 59:5, 60:5, 147:48; variable-volume impeller, 57:48; wire-to-wire electrical connections, 143:22, 147:6; wiring/electrical faults/tinned copper, 147:48, 44:26, 57:48, 59:5, 60:5; wiring/color-coding/connections, 44:29; wiring/stray-current corrosion, 32:36, 44:29; wiring/tinned copper, 60:5. See also pumps

Bill Lee Yachts: CFC-free marine refrigeration, 16:35

billing/billable work: boatyard/marina management, 35:25; financial planning for small businesses, 1:38, 32:64; mission statements/quoting, 127:128. See also accounting; boatyards/marinas, management; payroll/wages; production boatbuilding, financial management/planning

Billings, Jono: on moisture meters, 23:42; on mooring anchor chain/swivel, 30:8; on osmotic-blistering repairs/vacuum-drying, 9:50, 9:53, 16:42

Billings, Jono, author: “Repair (1990s Retrospective),” 60:27

Billings Diesel & Marine: boatyard fires/insurance, 1:50; wooden boat storage, 18:28

Bilodeau, Andre: foam-planked one-offs, 35:58

Biminis: custom-made/Dowco Marine, 116:10

Bingham, Bruce: Pacific Seacraft designs, 10:20, 10:31

Binks Poly-Craft (Binks Manufacturing Co.): Clean Air Award, 26:34; early spray equipment, 38:30; fabric impregnators, 5:34; high-solids epoxy spray systems, 43:5; HVLP equipment, 26:34, 34:35; Low Emission Laminator, and High Efficient spray booth Air Filters, 107:14; Mach 1 HVLP spray gun, 34:35; Model 7 spray gun, 38:30; Model 18 spray gun, 38:30, 45:76; Model 2100 spray gun, 122:12; plural-component systems, 38:30; Super Slave resin gun, 1:68; Thermal Spray paint-heating system, 34:35; Unison catalyst-metering system, 23:54

Bio-Concepts, Inc.: Boatyard Boss biodegradable cleaner, 29:58

biocomposites, 125:8

biodiesel (soy-based diesel fuel): ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) standard for, 77:21; algae formulation, 116:28; drawbacks to, 77:21, 116:28; E-Diesel vs. biodiesel, 116:18; effect on FRP resins, 116:28; engine manufacturer’s suggested blends, 116:28, 118:4; high-cloud and pour points of, 116:28; production/applications, 34:55; 116:28; National Biodiesel Board seal of appoval, 116:28; Sea Ranger II research vessel, 77:21, 22; vs. petroleum diesel, 77:21, 22

bioresin boats: at Campion Marine, 143:52

Birchwood of Los Angeles, Inc.: marine-grade/custom-fabricated panels, 16:21

bird nest extractor, 111:12

Bird Boat-class: sloop Kookaburra, 140:18

Birkey, Paul: Belina Interiors, 97:108

Bish Marine International: 62:12

Bishoprick, Stan: Legendary Yachts, Inc., 58:13

Black, Paul: marine engineer/Pantawee Marine, 128:62

Black, Richard: designer/Sparhawk 36 and 42/free-standing masts, 55:46

Black & Decker: Bullet drill bits, 2:70; Industrial 12-gauge shears, 21:60; palm-grip sander, 3:60; Scorpion Anti-Slip bits, 15:70

black box: IST disaster data sensor-recorder, 52:43

Black Dog Propellers: Prop Scan, 42:74

Black Duck Boat Works: electric launches/canoes/kayaks, 43:17

Bladerunner raceboat: tunnel-hull design, 72:10

Blair, Noel, Jr.: on powerboat builder Forest Johnson’s Prowler hulls, 134:4

Blanchard, Bredt: on vocational training Vancouver Island-style, 8tyle, 81:6

Blasco, Francisco: on bug in metric formula for minimum airflow calculations, 115:6

Blasingame: vane-restraint technology, 57:88

blasting, applications/techniques: blister repairs, 16:42; paint removal, 7:8, 12:60

blasting system: Blast N’Vac, 15:70

blast media, for paint/gelcoat removal: abrasive-grit, 16:42; baking soda/Armex, 7:13, 12:60, 16:42, 31:10, 47:66; “black beauty,” 31:10; corn/Grit-O’Cobs, 36:78; plastic, 7:8, 12:60, 16:42; reclaimer for/LAB 1 System, 12:60; steel/aluminum, 12:60

bleeder/breather material: for vacuum-bagging, 1:58, 1:64, 9:50, 30:18, 43:24, 45:68. See also vacuum-bagging equipment/systems/setup

Blevins, Thomas: on dimpled bottoms, 57:15

blimps: American Blimp Corporation/Lightships/airships, 58:13

“Bling My Boat” Contest: Donzi Hornet makeover/Shipwreck Boats, 110:12

BLIP. See bagged-laminate infusion process (BLIP)

blistering, carbon fiber/galvanic: causes/symptoms/caveats, 57:30, 60:5; diagnosing, 57:30, 57:32

blistering, gelcoat/osmotic, causes/symptoms/caveats: blistered-boat database, 53:4; blister juice/solvated additives, 19:8, 57:30, 67:49; bottom paint removal, 7:8; catalyzation, 2:4, 15:13, 64:22, 67:49; disc cracking, 15:63; fiber whiting, 16:42; gelcoat/in-mold/mechanical bonds, 49:59, 51:6; gelcoat application, 11:42, 15:13, 19:44, 84:52; glycol compounds, 16:42; moisture/coupling agents, 15:60; moisture/mat binders, 3:54, 4:5, 15:13, 15:60; mold contaminants (dust), 13:18, 15:13; paint/primer application, 52:54, 52:55; regressed blisters, 51:108;  resin formulations, 51:108, 64:22; skincoat/X-layer, 19:44, 50:46; oil crisis, 51:108; steam-cleaning, 2:38, 4:5, 7:8; temperature/humidity, 4:22, 4:27, 15:13; vinyl ester/ortho and isopolyester resin test procedures and results, 83:22; water permeation vs. osmosis, 15:60, 15:63; water pollution/pH, 17:17; water-soluble molecules (WSMs), 15:13, 15:60, 16:42. See also blister repairs/prevention, resins/coatings/techniques

blistering, gelcoat/osmotic, testing/diagnosis: blister potential, 15:60, 30:26, 64:22; database, 53:4; infrared imaging of, 85:22; laboratory, 23:42, 23:47, 30:26;  laminate's resistance to osmotic blistering, 83:22, 87:62; moisture meters, 15:60, 23:43, 30:26, 102:46; 104:128; regressed blisters, 51:108, 96:16, 102:46; survey haulouts, 30:72; for survey reports, 30:26; testing of blisters, 87:62; when to inspect, 51:108. See also blisters, paint/coatings

blister insurance: Gelshield/Boat Care, 19:59

blister repairs: Gougeon manual/video, 21:60; InterProtect system, 19:59; protective gear (goggles), 19:8; warranties/liability, 16:42

blister repairs, drying techniques: catalytic heaters, 8:54; caveats/melted boat, 29:8; dehumidifiers, 16:42; drying tents, 16:42; HotVAC drying, 69:13; Hotvac Hull Cure system, 76:10; regressed blisters, 51:108, 96:16; removal of glycols/WSMs (water-soluble molecules), 16:42; vacuum-drying, 9:50, 9:53, 16:42, 69:13

blister repairs, gelcoat/laminate removal: blasting, 16:42; Gelcoat Peeler, 3:60; Gel-Pac planing system, 10:52; grinding, 16:42; peelers/planers/shavers, 3:60, 10:52, 12:4, 13:4, 16:42, 16:52, 22:51, 27:70, 31:10; pros and cons of, 17:11; regressed blisters, 51:108, 96:16; stripping machine/services, 22:51. See also blast media, for paint/gelcoat removal; gelcoat peelers/planers/shavers

blister repairs/prevention, resins/coatings/techniques: barrier/skincoats, 15:13, 17:11, 20:32, 23:4, 48:86, 50:46, 51:108; CopperClad, 7:42; Copperlok, 8:4; dissolving glycols/water-soluble molecules (WSMs), 15:13, 15:60, 16:42; Dynel/epoxy, 11:5; Epco-Tek 2000, 9:56; epoxy coatings, 15:13, 17:11, 19:59, 23:54, 42:59; InterProtect, 19:59; isophthalic resins, 8:28, 15:60, 91:136; material/equipment sources, 17:16; microspheres, 15:13; NPG (iso neopentyl glycol) formulations, 7:50, 15:60; Pettit Glass Flake epoxy, 23:54; POL-E-BOND, 2:72; post-curing, 17:11; POX-E-COP, 7:42; reinforcements/relamination, 17:11; repair filler, 48:86; VC Tar, 19:59; vinyl esters, 6:10, 12:4, 15:13, 15:60, 17:11, 20:32, 51:108, 52:43

blisters, paint/coatings: diagnosing/loupe, chisel, and tape, 52:55

blocking: guidelines/placement, 50:38, 58:79, 142:18, 144:4. See also boat stands/jackstands; boat storage

blocks: carbon reinforcements/bearings, 45:105; Harken Black Magic Air Blocks, 45:105; Harken Ratchamatic, 45:105; Lewmar’s Sumcjrp B;pcl. 78:12

blood clots: cautions/treatment/phlebitis, 41:55

Blount-Barker Shipbuilding: conversion of auto/passenger ferry Freedom to passenger-only ferry, 81:10;

Blount, Donald & Douglas: on powerboat performance tests and Series 62 hull resistance data, 81:10, 128:18

Blount, Donald L.: designer/Defiant 64, 57:123; designer/Rybovich sportfishermen, 25:42; on Destriero’s development program, 109:100; on Destriero’s sea trials, 110:50, 111:4; dynamic stability calculator software program, 126:80; on extension of technology for advancing vessel speeds, 115:6140:34; foreign-language versions of Juan Baader book, Cruceros y Lanchas Veloces and Motokreuzer und Schnelle Spoortboote, 111:4; powerboats going faster than hull speed/Series 62 (interview), 128:18, 130:6; profile, 45:3; propeller research, 46:52, 46:62; prototype Outrider 27, bow-ski boat, 78:12; on tuning twin-screw rudders/floating differential system, 47:5; on professional licensure, 47:24; on weight control, 29:8; on developing a small craft design book, 100:4

Blount, Donald L., and Associates:  Express 42 (Rybovich Spencer), walkaround sportfisherman, 87:16; hundred knot yacht, 101:82; hydrodynamics testing/Carderock, 42:39; startup of tooling business, 66:110

Blount, Donald L., author: “Correcting Dynamic Roll Instability,” 84:26; “Original Speed,” 113:32; “Powerboat Performance Tests,” 79:68; “Rudder Design for High-Performance Boats,” 78:72; “Tuning a Twin-Screw Rudder Installation,” 45:96; “Trim Control,” 75:140

Blount, Luther: aluminum-fibrglass hybrid construction, 17:19

Blount Marine: Hitech aluminum-fiberglass hybrids, 17:19; 192’ excursion vessel, 3:11

blower: Blue Blower, 6:52

blowgun: applications, 33:64

blow-molding: Prijon kayaks, 29:33

Blue Boat: French Nautical Industries Federation’s (FIN) LePrix du Bateau Bleu (Blue Boat Prize), 94:8

Blue Peter Marine: Hullform design/fairing software, 17:58

Blue Sea Systems: high-capacity DC systems/components, 38:55

Bluffton Millworks: CAD/CAM for interior joinerwork, 40:42

BluWav Systems: electric propulsion motors, 142:26, 144:4

Blyth, Andrew: on studied lac of depth and necessity of hydrostatic stability calculation for open ocean boat sailing, 140:4

Blyth, Andrew, author: “Why Standards Matter,” 129:72

BMP. See best management practice (BMP)

BMW Oracle: rigid wing sails, 133:70; tooling rudder mold and foil components/Turn Point Design, 137:12

boarding ladder: Garelick Manufacturing, 81:10; double-hooked ladder, 81:10

boat, leaving unattended: bilge pumping systems/installations, 57:48, 57:73

boatbuilders’ association: Composites Industry Network, 21:12, 28:52

boatbuilding. See boatshops, small; custom/semi-custom/one-off construction; metal construction; production boatbuilding entries; wooden shipbuilding/restoration

boatbuilding apprenticeship programs: ABBRA, 36:74; The Apprenticeshop, 144:10; in New Zealand, 20:25, 54:43, 54:52, 100:24; and Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association, 100:24; Winter Yacht Basin, 35:25

boat cable. See battery cables; wire/cable, marine

Boat Care Policies (USA) Inc.: blister insurance, 19:59

boat certification. See certification

boat covers: cost/performance comparison, 18:36; Griffolyn TX-1200 polyethylene plastic sheeting, 38:55; shrink-wrapping, 18:28, 18:36, 21:12, 33:69; Transpac II, 26:54

Boatest CD Rom: repair estimate software for recreational marine industry, 81:10

boating activity: dollar value of, 111:120; keeping boating fun and vital, 135:72; Marina Economics website, 111:120; Recreational Marine Research Center/Michigan State University, 111:120

Boating Corporation of America: Stolkraft 4500, 49:42

boating laws: environmental vs. marine trade issues (manatees), 4:18, 5:7

Boating Magazine: powerboat performance testing, 87:4

boating safety: in advertising/marketing, 38:11, 38:12; boat fires, 137:12; boat noise and, 43:75; library, 38:51; lightning protection, 43:64; manual, 32:48; PFDs, 40:62; need for bash-proof keels, 101:128. See also accidents, boat/marine; collisions; product liability; safety standards, for boats

boat covers: Stamoid Light/tearing and mold resistant covers, hoods, and biminis, 117:8

boat driving school: Tres Martin’s Performance Boat Driving School, 133:60

boat kits. See kits, boat

BoatLIFE: Hot Knife caulk-stripping tool, 10:52; Life-Seal polyurethane/silicone sealant, 28:27; polyurethane adhesive/sealant, 28:27

boat lifts/hoists: chain hoist/electric, 26:54; chain hoists/pneumatic, 33:64, 41:62; Galva Foam houseboat lift, 16:52; Gardner-Denver pneumatic chain hoist, 41:62; hydraulic hoist/River Boat Works, 36:20; hydraulic hoist/Roodberg, 72:10; hydraulic trailers, 22:32, 57:133. 63:54; Kevlar-reinforced lifting lines/slings, 52:43; lifting hook latch kit, 12:60; lift-point labels, 50:38; mammoth 600C model,  110:12; mobile boat hoist/self-powered slipway/Wise Handling, 60:11; mobile crane/Shuttlelift, 57:133; monster 16-sling rig, 68:11; Roodberg (the Netherlands) equipment manufacturer, 72:10; rotating unit/West Marine Products and Services, 60:11; safety standards/procedures, 50:3, 50:38, 53:4, 142:18; Sea Lift self-propelled hydraulic lift, 99:20; self-powered launch and recovery vehicle, 72:10; sidepost hydraulic car lift, 71:6; Sikorsky S-64 sky crane, 66:64;  slipway sling lift/Roodberg, 72:10; straddle-lifts/mobile straddle hoists, 57:133, 84:52; three-legged hoist/Essex Island Marina, 36:20; tracked crane/Hood Ocean Systems, 36:20; Travelifts, 27:8, 50:38, 53:4, 57:133; U-shaped trailer, 72:10; WaterLift/Nyman Marine, 23:50; wheeled crane/Fred’s Boat Shop, 36:20. See also boat transport; hull lifting/rolling/turning systems; Travelift

boat motion analyzation, 61:88

boat noise. See noise pollution; noise/vibration control

boat owners/customers: builder’s contract/yacht finish standards, 40:24, 40:36; complaints/Consumer Protection Bureau (BOAT/U.S.), 12:47; cost of boating vs. other leisure activities, 107:112; customer service/satisfaction, 2:80, 3:5, 8:64, 12:40, 19:72, 20:8, 27:46, 29:54, 31:80, 122:80; customer surveys, 35:25; design input/feedback, 6:34, 6:42, 9:28, 46:16; design ratios booklet for, 51:11; do-it-yourself repairs/maintenance, 31:18, 31:80, 44:18; environmental education/workshops/newsletters, 20:8, 24:58, 31:16, 35:25, 35:52; fire prevention/education, 44:18; hurricane preparations/contact with, 27:18, 27:21; market database/ad strategy, 26:64; responsibilities/documentation/operating, 27:46; responsibilities/outfitting, 27:46, 37:60. 119:84; subcontractor arrangements, 52:88, 54:5; yard liability/jackstands, 52:4. See also builder’s contracts; merchant’s contracts; owners’ manuals; owners’ representatives

boat parts: database/BOAT/U.S., 30:54. See also inventory/parts, computer tracking; inventory/parts, purchasing/control

boat plans. See designs/plans

Boat Plans International: source for boat plans, 28:6

Boat Protection Act of 1996: design splashing/legisalation, 45:21

boat repair. See repairs/maintenance

boats: new vs. used, 110:118, 135:72; keeping vital interest in boating, 135:72

boat safety. See safety standards, for boats

Boat Safety Act (1971), 128:8

boat salvage: Salvage Direct, 102:14

Boat School, The (Eastport, ME), 112:10

boat sheds/shelters: heatable tent, 19:25, 21:12; heaters for, 36:4; heaters for/post-curing, 34:21; at Newcastle Marine, 130:28; polyethylene-roofed/condensation, 35:15, 36:4; PVC/Poly-Steel Shelters, 5:58, 21:12; sources, 35:17. See also boat storage; boat storage, dry; buildings, steel, pre-engineered; tents

boatshops. See boat sheds/shelters; production boatbuilding, plant/facilities; work space

boatshops, small: accounting/financial planning, 1:38, 32:64, 50:59, 57:74, 57:80, 69:114; advanced composites, 39:30; CAD/CAM implementation study, 58:13; CAL/NCC applications/welded aluminum skiffs, 59:71; computer-assisted design/lofting, 13:43, 71:106; cross-training and subcontracting, 57:76; DuraKore construction, 15:34; electrical service, 48:56; FRP repairs/retrofits/remanufacturing, 57:74, 57:76, 57:80, 139:74; quality laminates/bucket-and-roller, 45:76 survival strategies/staying small, 46:72, 47:5, 59:71

boatshop safety. See worker safety/occupational health

boat shows: American vs. European marketing at shows, 113:12, 115:6; booth setup/staffing/boothmanship, 36:60, 36:64; Dusseldorf Boat Show, 113:112; Fort Lauderdale, 55:16; marine trade association involvement, 4:9, 113:112; marketing/sales at, 23:37, 36:60, 36:64; marketing trends/reader questionnaire analysis, 3:16; megayachts/Superyacht Northwest, 26:51, 34:55; Miami Boat Show/1950s, 57:152; sailboats/Sail Expo, 30:48

Boatside Services: steam-cleaning and contaminant removal, 66:11

boat slings: polyester (Poly-Gripper), 14:57

boat speed. See speed

boat stands/jackstands: Brownell, 16:52, 22:32, 60:27, 63:54, 142:18; chines/loading, 58:79, 60:5; folding, 54:18; proper placement, 50:38, 52:4, 58:79; securing with chain, 52:4, 142:18

boat storage: blocking/moving boats, 50:38, 51:6, 52:4, 53:4, 58:79, 142:18, 144:4; Brownell equipment, 22:32; heatable work space/tent, 19:25, 21:12; keel-bulb support system, 106:80; long-term storage checklist/log, 122:52; shrink-wrapping, 18:28, 18:36, 21:12, 33:69, 63:54; triple support (conformal) cradle at New England Boatworks, 106:80; wooden boats, 18:28. See also boat sheds/shelters; boat storage, dry; boatyards/marinas, facilities/equipment; boatyards/marinas, management

boat storage, dry: car-storage Pal-It, 6:52; conditions on wood, 65:38; fire preparedness/prevention, 39:4, 44:18, 44:22; Unistack expandable buildings, 7:64

boat transport: custom tilt trailers, 135:58; equipment/Brownell, 22:32, 60:27, 63:54, 63:70; equipment/procedures/guidelines, 50:38; hydraulic trailers/haulers, 57:133, 63:54, 135:58, 136:4; keel basket trailer, 63:54; large yacht custom built road trailer/Nautor’s Yard, 84:52; shrink-wrapping, 18:28, 63:54; screw pad trailers, 63:54; superloads/overland/Perkins Trucking, 36:33; trailers/point loading/strakes, steps, and chines, 58:79, 60:5. See also boat lifts/hoists

BoatU.S. (Boat Owners Association of the United States): complaint support services (Consumer Protection Bureau), 12:47; damage assessment, 25:18, 66:64; independent surveyors, 71:5; parts/plans/tooling database, 30:54

boatyard waste disposal/reduction/compliance: acetone replacements, 33:20, 3:69; benchmarking/environmental audits, 20:3, 20:40, 27:8, 27:61; catalyst neutralizer, 7:64; certification program, 28:54; checklist/resources, 27:8, 27:17; cleaner disposal guide, 31:68; compliant finishing guide, 15:70; epoxy, 45:105; gelcoat/laminate removal (blister repairs), 16:42; information/customer education, 31:16, 35:52; management strategies/systems/programs, 27:8, 37:66, 55:26, 55:27, 61:10, 140:18, 144:48; manuals/guides, 15:70, 27:8, 27:17, 20:8, 27:17, 28:48, 28:52, 34:59; paint removal/wastewater runoff, 7:8, 12:60, 29:4, 31:10, 33:75, 44:54, 144:48; paint separator, 8:54; photo-curing resins, 18:8; pressure-wash systems, 31:10, 31:68, 33:75, 44:54; runoff collection systems/tanks, 6:8, 7:8, 7:13, 7:28, 21:60, 27:8, 31:10, 44:54; TCLP (toxicity characteristics leaching properties) tests, 33:20; Ultramat, 21:60; with vacuum-molding/resin-infusion/SCRIMP processes, 31:42, 31:68, 32:28, 44:30. See also acetone, replacements; air pollution; antifouling paint, removal; environmental concerns/protection measures; spills, fuel/chemical, cleanup/containment kits; VOC emissions, reduction/compliance; water pollution

boatyards/marinas, facilities/equipment: blocking/jackstands/cradles, 50:38, 52:4, 53:4, 54:18, 63:54, 130:28; docks, 39:44; docks/bungee-mooring, 53:64; docks/floating/wave attenuator, 53:64; electrical service/GFI outlets, 44:18; hauling and storage, 63:70, 130:28; layout/fire preparedness/prevention, 1:50, 7:28, 17:34, 26:18, 39:44; safety/liability, 52:4, 53:4; shore-power wiring/fire prevention, 44:18; yard boats, 42:34. See also boat lifts/hoists; boat sheds/shelters; fires, boatyard; insurance, property/fire; production boatbuilding, plant/facilities

boatyards/marinas, management: accounting/cash flow, 35:25; berthing/fire prevention, 44:18; customer service, 2:80, 3:5, 8:64, 12:40, 19:72, 20:8, 27:46, 29:54, 31:80, 35:25, 70:120; do-it-yourselfers/repairs/maintenance, 31:18, 31:80, 44:18, 52:4, 70:120; electrical systems training/certification, 54:32; e-mail address directory, 38:51; environmental compliance/pollution control, 27:61, 33:75, 140:18; environmental education/workshops, 20:8, 24:58, 31:16, 35:52, 38:51; estimates/work orders/contracts/billable hours, 35:25, 37:60, 37:61, 57:74, 127:8, 70:120; fire preparedness/training/ education/prevention/compliance, 1:50, 7:28, 17:34, 26:18, 39:44, 44:18, 44:22; hauling and storage/boat lifting and blocking, 50:3, 50:38, 52:4, 53:4,57:133; hauling and storage/contracts, 37:61; hauling and storage/decommissioning inspections, 44:49, 50:38; hauling and storage/fire protection, 44:18; hurricane preparations, 27:18, 27:21; industry profile, 44:3; launching precautions/inspections, 50:38; management manual, 42:16; management skills/strategies, 35:25; management training/education programs, 22:51, 35:25, 35:30, 35:31, 35:52, 64:11; PierVantage web-based management system, 127:8; pumpout grant program, 35:52; purchasing/inventory, 35:25; scheduling, 35:25; subcontractors, 52:88, 54:5, 57:76; survival strategies/staying small, 46:72, 47:5; watch service, 44:18, 44:22. See also antifouling paints/coatings; antifouling paints/coatings, removal/disposal; boat owners/customers; boat storage; boat transport; boatyard waste disposal/reduction/compliance; production boatbuilding, business of; production boatbuilding, financial planning/management; fires, boatyard; painting techniques; paint removal; production boatbuilding, management; production boatbuilding, plant/facilities; repairs/maintenance; repair techniques; Travelift; water pollution

Boehmer, Richard: Base Speed Concept in comparison to S number, 133:8; obit, 136:10

BOC Challenge: 1993/scantlings standards, 48:9, 50:5; shore team experience, 65:120. See also Around Alone Race

Boksa Marine: Carolina-style express sportfishermen/Calyber 35, 115:18

Bolger,  Philip C.: comments on DownEast hullforms/Frost 34, 74:5; Fisherman’s Launch Sometime or Never, 120:3; on overpowered power boats, 80:4

Bolt Fast fatique analysis software, 104:22

bolts. See fastenings

Bonar & Flotex, Inc.: Lobosport carpet, 21:26

Bona Sport: Rocket flaps, 34:59

Bonal Technologies: Meta-Lax, 2:12

Bond, John: on VOC regulations/compliance, 10:8

bond, mechanical: fibrous flock/in-mold coatings/epoxy laminates, 49:59, 51:6

bondcoat: for epoxy laminates, 49:59, 49:60, 51:6; for in-mold finish coatings, 49:59. See also See also gelcoat, application/shop practices/troubleshooting; gelcoat, formulations/applications/performance; paints/coatings, exterior; skincoat

bonding, plastic. See plastics, bonding

bonding, secondary. See secondary bonding

bonding hardware. See deck hardware/fittings, installation/bonding

bonding putty. See putties, bonding/bedding

bonding systems, and galvanic corrosion: AC/shore-power systems, 32:36, 41:21, 138:18; DC wiring/engines, 23:4; function/installation, 33:28; impressed-current systems, 33:28; for metal boats, 33:28; pros and cons of, 65:38; tanks, 52:18; testing circuits, 33:28, 33:34, 41:25; through-hulls/underwater hardware, 8:44, 32:36, 65:38, 138:18. See also corrosion, galvanic; corrosion, stray-current

Bond Yachts (Poland): Motorcat 30/Jerzy Kostanski, designer, 86:14

Bonner, Jim: profile/Bonner Aero Marine, 60:10; seeking expansion for production shop, 61:10

Bonner Aero Marine: 28’ sport diesel, 60:11

Bontrager, John W.: on Rod Stephens’ affiliation with Sea Education Association (SEA), 121,9

Boolean operations: vs. feature-based modeling operations, 66:90

Boomeranger Boats Oy: practical impact-exposure testing, 142:52

Boomsma: Flushline deck hatches, 34:59

boottop/covestripe: AutoCAD/waterline, 45:86

Bootz, Jeff: on honeycomb cores/applications, 21:4, 22:20

borates solution: for decaying wet cores, 96:16

borescope. See fiberoptic borescope

Borges, Phyllis: on custom castings/patternmaking, 42:46

Borrink, Andreas: on bedding contoured cores, 33:4; on polyester gelcoat/epoxy laminate compatibility, 44:5

Borror, Jim: on Rybovich accessories/hardware production, 14:26, 14:32

Bors, Kim: and Chris-Craft turnaround, 80:48

Bosch Power Tool Corp.: high-speed sanders, 1:68; high-volume dust extractor, 28:38

Boscoprene: 2402 neoprene adhesive, 46:38

Bosna, Alexander: on Copperlok, 8:4

Bostik Corp.: Never-Seez lubricant, 1:68; 920 polyurethane adhesive/sealant, 28:27

Boston BoatWorks: Cepheus IX/Carl Schumacher daysailer, 139:18; custom one-offs to series production, 99:66; and Doug Zurn-designed motoryacht MJM34z, 99:52; through-panel penetration repairs, 97:130; tooling and hull/Reindeer V, 57:110

Boston Whaler: and Brunswick Corporation, 102:96; fire/rescue and commercial boats, 2:40; founder/obituary, 38:3; hull concept/construction, 2:38; Impact RIB/foam collar, 40:66; largest model/370 Justice, 130:10; marketing/advertising, 2:34, 2:37, 6:42, 37:48; owners’ manuals, 27:42; RAMCAP process, 102:96; yard boat, 42:34

bottom paint. See antifouling paints/coatings; antifouling paints, removal

Botved Boats: Coronet 24/Walt Walters design, 132:36

Bouguere, Pierre: early hydrodynamicist/performance prediction, 60:66

Boulant, Gerard: on Kevlar laminate failure/coeffiecients of thermal expansion, 59:5

boulevardier’s boat: 64:11

Bouma, Sjoerd: Design Challenge/Vrimbo 39 outboard cruiser/Rob Tander, 127:20

Bounty: aging fiberglass boats (laminates), 4:64

bow configurations: built-on redesign/improved performance/nose-diving, 45:86; bulbous/Northern Marine, 75:123; nabla-style bow, 114:20; and performance, 25:55, 27:4, 45:86, 114:20; plumb, 126:38; stem design, 25:55, 27:4

bow platform: refit/redesigned bow, 45:86; design for two anchors, 93:76

bow railings: design considerations, 42:88; 114:30

bow rollers: anchor-stowage systems, 22:28; 93:76

bow ski: Outrider 27 prototype/Klem Flying Boats, 78:12

bow thruster: Dock & Go sideways maneuverability/Beneteau’s Sense 50, 130:10; noise/vibration control, 5:42; on Proa 2000 motoryacht, 67:13; in surface-effect ship, 65:84

Bower, Jim: on structural standards for recreational boats, 64:5

Bowers, Albert, author: “When Twin Engines Are One Too Many,” 79:128

Bowler, Russ: “The Large Green Sailing Yacht, Defined,” 116:46

Bowles, Jeffrey B., author: ““Weight Watcher,” 93:62; “Two-Speed Gears,” 80:76

Braatz, Ernest F. (Ernie): on boat plans/parts/tooling database, 30:54; on damage assessment, 25:18; NFPA fire protection standard, 44:18; obit., 44:18

Bradfield, Sam: sail-driven hydrofoil, 139:108

Bradford Marine: painting, 52:54

Bradford, Sam: NF2 (Neither Fish Nor Fowl) hydrofoil-equipped trimaran, 75:14

Bradley, Dick: first chopper gun, 38:30

Bradley, Michael A. (author): “A Penny Gained,” 63:29

Brainerd, Alec: Artisan Boatworks/pod drive auxiliary power/Watch Hill 15 daysailer, 137:6

Bramhall, Dan: Cobalt Boats/builder profile, 28:32, 60:104; on cored construction/knitted reinforcements, 29:38; on tooling/fasteners for hull-to-deck joints, 60:104; on robotics for laminating, 20:8; stick-built deck plug, 28:8; on Xycon skincoat, 28:60

Brand, Christopher and Karen: on gelcoat peelers, 13:4

Brandis, Steven: causes of resin volatization and preventative controls, 132:50

Brandon, Bob: on usefulness of technology offered in Professional BoatBuilder magazine, 28:6

Branford Landing: Peel Away stripper, 33:75

Brangan, Adam: on g limits for hull design, 70:5; on structural design for high-speed craft, 72:5

brass: galvanic corrosion, 32:36, 32:39, 33:28; inline plumbing check valves, 120:80

Bray, Patrick, author: “Long Rangers,” 118:22

Bray, Patrick: reducing powering requirements of long-range motoryachts, 118:22

Brazil: Sterling Atlantic 43 motoryacht (SA42)/Greg Siewert, designer, 103:14; Amyr Klink, Brazilian sailor-explorer/Antarctic circumnavigation, 60:11

Brazilian boatbuilding manual: 67:13

breakwater: floating wave attenuator, 53:64;

Breathe Easy air purifier, 132:6

Brer Technical Inc.: Turbo Shear face planer, 27:70

Bresnahan, Glen: on omission of Hutchings Manufacturing from dust control article, 85:4

Brewer, Ted: and George Cuthbertson, 92:48; on sailboat market/design, 7:5; on sterm/stern configurations, 27:4; on the ideal blue-water cruiser/Jay Paris rendition, 75:5

Brewer Yacht Yard: boat moving/storage, 52:4; hurricane salvage, 20:6

Brierley, Ernest M.: Brierley 30, 44:49; DuraKore boat design, 1:20; Mandalay, 53:28; on manual lofting, 24:30; obituary, 41:3, 41:5

British Columbia: kayak builder/Current Designs, 49:36; model basin/BC Research Inc., 56:26, 56:38; RIB builders/Zodiac-Hurricane Technologies, 48:50

British Columbia Research Inc.: Ocean Engineering Centre/model testing, 56:26, 56:38

British Red Cross: aluminum landing craft for/Specialty Marine Contractors, 100:12

British Seagull motor handbook, 141:30

brittle material: vs. ductile/cored bottoms, 51:22, 53:4, 53:40, 55:5, 56:5, 59:104; vs. ductile/metals, 51:56, 53:4

Brodie, John: response on China Sail Factory safety issues, 146:4

Brogdon, Capt. Bill: on concrete/moorings, 31:4

Bronstein, Jim, author: “The Price Is Right,” 70:120

Bronstein, Jim: on boatyard management, 35:25

bronze: keel fasteners, 38:20, 39:4; galvanic corrosion, 32:36, 32:39, 33:28

bronze, manganese: casting, 42:46; galvanic corrosion, 32:39, 33:28

bronze, red: casting, 42:46

Brooke, John: on emerging third-world economies and free-trade disadvantages for U.S. workers, 103:6; on hybrid marine power, 111:4, 143:6; on tuning twin-screw rudders, 47:5

Brookes, Doug, designer-builder: sailing catamarans/St. Kitts, 119:28

Brooklin Boat Yard: air tools, 33:58; alternators/battery banks, 21:4; bow-roof shed, 35:15; custom 50’ fast cruiser, 84:36; Katrinka cruiser/racer refit, 138:48; portable plywood box heater, 136:22; profile of, 84:36; twin wheels/Isobel sailing yacht, 136:44; workmanship/composite construction, 17:64, 136:44

Brooks, Al: on DuraKore, 15:34

Brooks, John, author: “Back-up Engineering,” 138:64

Broward Marine, Inc.: aluminum construction, 24:34; megayachts, 55:16

Brown, Allan: profile of, 104:100

Brown, Darrell: on interior design, 6:34

Brown, David G., author: “Priced Out,” 107:112

Brown, Jay: toolmaker/Bay Ship & Yacht, 21:36, 21:42

Brown, Jim, author: “The ‘Cattlemaran’ and the ‘Kaimarak,’” 22:64; “Takeoff Window,” 139:108; “Tri and Tri Again,” 135:46

Brown, Jim: on International Executive Service Corps (IESC), 23:4; Searunner Catamaran/charter vessel, 36:74; WindRider/rotomolded trimaran, 52:12

Brown, Peter: on preparing for future, 1:5

Brown, Russell, designer: Design Challenge, 122:24; Eppler foil, 74:82; wood/epoxy power and sail boats, 130:52; podcat and outrigger powerboats, 130:52

Brown, Russell: Design Challenge, 122:24, 130:52

Brown, Susan, author: “The (Highly) Engineered Composite,” 106:112

Brownell, Fred: building profile/Brownell Boat Works, 22:32, 63:54

Brownell, Tom: Brownell Boat Works/boat-handling equipment, 22:32, 22:36

Brownell Boat Stands, Inc.: boat stands/trailers, 16:52, 22:32, 60:27, 66:64, 100:120, 136:4, 142:18; builder profile, 22:32, 22:36; keel stands, 125:8; safety chains for stands, 142:18; staging ladders, 24:62

Brownell Boat Works: builder profile, 22:32, 22:36

Brownell Systems Inc.: submersible hydraulic trailers, 22:32, 63:54, 63:70

Bruckman Yachts: Abaco 40/Mark Ellis, 138:32, 139:74, 147:10; Buckmann daysailer, 139:74; diverse projects in time of 2008 recession, 139:74; Erich Bruckmann obit, 135:6; Pilot 39/Mark Ellis, 138:32; and Ventana Motor Yacht, 138:32

Brunswick Corporation: Controller Area Network/“SmartCraft,” 97:148, 99:82; MotoTron, 97:148, 98:50, 99:82; purchase of Boston Whaler Co., 102:96; and Sealine power boatbuilders (U.K.), 99:82

Brunswick Technologies Inc. (BTI): 2415 binderless mat, 18:54; 3205 biaxial (0-90, 45/45), 18:54; 4815 (0-90), 18:54; 5608 quadraxial cloth, 44:30; CO-FIL Z-axis-stitched binderless mat, 17:11, 36:34, 37:48, 42:62

brush, tip-off: making/using, 8:52

brushes: for varnishing, 19:36

Bryan, Harry: on Halon-based fire extinguishers/environmental concerns, 17:4

Bruynzeel plywood: consistent quality in sailing catamaran/Falcon, 119:28; history of, 119:6. See also Van de Stadt Timber.

BTM Corp.: plastic clamp, 24:62

Buchanan, Guy: on stacking sequence/laminate strength, 53:4

Buddingh, David S.: on marine and RV use/smoke alarms/CO detectors, 91:10

Buehler, George: on moorage fees, 24:4; on survey disclaimers, 38:4

Buehler, George, designer: custom aluminum trawler, 111:12

buffer/polisher: Polishmaster 2000, 20:56

buffing compound: Finesse-It, 19:36

buffing pads: for gelcoat, 15:44

bulb: bulb on bows/longitudinal center of buoyancy (LCB), 78:46

builder’s (product) liability. See insurance, liability, product/builder; product liability

builder’s contracts/estimates/bidding: arbitration clause, 12:40; change orders, 12:72, 37:60, 37:61, 40:24, 40:36; change orders/weight, 44:5; and collections/deadbeats, 27:61, 29:54, 37:60; computer database/wooden ship reconstruction, 21:38; for custom/semi-custom construction, 12:72, 25:42, 44:30; finish standards, 40:24, 40:36; fixed-price, 12:72, 37:60, 40:24; for hauling/storage, 37:61; large vs. small builder, 58:66; litigation, 37:60; for moldmaking, 37:60; for new construction, 37:60, 37:51, 49:96; for product specs, 49:96; repair work, 27:61, 29:54, 37:60, 37:61, 97:174; resin-infusion/predictability, 4:30; SCRIMP/time-and-materials predictability, 44:30; small-business financial planning, 1:38, 32:64, 58:66; standardizing product specifications/PILOT system, 49:96, 60:136; time-and-materials, 37:60, 40:24, 44:30, 87:46; writing/negotiating, 37:60. See also production boatbuilding, business of

buildings, dry-storage: Unistack, 7:64. See also boat storage, dry

buildings, metal/steel, pre-engineered: A&S Building Systems, Inc., 17:34, 26:18; R. Colin Construction, 42:24; coatings/Kynar, 26:18; design/construction, 26:18, 42:20, 42:24; fire/hurricane damage/preparedness, 26:18; for paint booth, 42:20, 42:24; relocatable steel buildings/Kelly Klosure Systems, 84:18

bulkheads/compartments: Airex sandwich built, 88:62; balsa-cored integrated, 46:16; cold-molded structural, 51:36; cored bulkheads/Isobel sailing yacht/Stephens, Waring & White, 136:44; DecoLite-cored, 13:43, 47:17, 57:110; encapsulated plywood vs. fiberglass, 40:54, 41:5, 46:28, 46:35; foam-filled/water-saturated, 37:48, 37:58, 88:62; molded-in grid/liner, 46:28, 46:35, 46:37, 48:4, 58:54; stitched tabbing strips, 57:88; stringer preforms, 41:62, 57:88; structural taping/impregnator, 55:58; surveying/fiberoptic borescope, 35:42; watertight/stability (Subchapter T rules), 36:22, 39:4

bulletproof: Kevlar vs. fiberglass, 62:5

Buls, Bruce, author: “Aluminum Boat Assembly,” 4:42; “Building Fiberglass Megayachts,” 2:42; “Management Makes the Difference,” 8:64

bungee cords: Seaflex elastomeric rope, 53:64

bungs (plugs): for filling old fastening holes, 23:20, 125:20; plug cutter, 23:20; teak, 51:114

Burchard, Hal: on Lewmar primary winches, 133:8

Burchill, Ross: on ease-of-use of metric system vs. imperial system, 93:4

Burg, Don: Air Ride Craft/SES, 48:6

Burger Boat Company: Hargrave designs, 43:36; megayacht market, 12:50, 13:4; new ownership of, 72:10; sale/reopening, 45:21

Burgess, John: on marine systems education/market research, 57:88

Burgess, Keith: experimental trimaran/crab-claw rig, 57:15; Freedom Yachts/carbon fiber masts, 57:7

Burkett, Jerry: Design Challenge, 122:24; fuel-efficient hullform, 115:18; on powerboat performance tests, 79:72, 83:4, 115:18; on wave-piercers and fast-cats, 75:5; catamaran dinghy, 75:14

Burlington Precision Fabrics: peel plies/secondary bonding, 19:48

Burnham, Francis: hydraulic hoist, 36:20

Burns, Benjamin, author: “It’s A Changed Workplace. And Work Force,” 75:160

burns: medical supplies for, 8:54

Bury, Paul, designer: Unity 24 motorcruiser/Seakeeper gyroscope stabilizer unit, 120:4

Bush Boake Allen: BBA Solvent F302, 33:20

business. See accounting; boatshops, small; boatyards and marinas, management; production boatbuilding, financial management/planning; production boatbuilding, business of

Butler, William L. III (Bill): on bilge pump systems/installations, 59:5; on galvanic isolators/capacitor vs. non-capacitor, 43:5; on marine hose installations, 51:6; on wet-exhaust systems, 46:5

Buzzards Bay 14 sloop: and Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, 137:44

Buzzards Bay 30 sloops: restoration of three sloops by French & Webb, 115:184; whereabouts of additional original Buzzards Bay sloops, 115:184

Buzzi, Fabio: and High-Speed Research Facility, 93:10, 133:84; KeraKoll raceboat, 141:6; production of two-speed gearboxes for raceboats, 71:123, 141:6; Tecno 40 RIB raceboat, 46:38, 46:43, 85:3, 133:84, 134:36; 33,000 btu Condair air conditioners, 141:6; sacrificial pin/safety rudder, 141:6; Trimax surface drive, 71:123, 134:36, 141:6; U.S. Coast Guard semi-RIBs design, 66:11; world speed records, 133:84, 134:36; XSR48 stepped hull “superboat,” 110:12

Byington, Tracy: CAD/CAM systems implementation/study, 58:13;

Byk Chemie: 740 additive (styrene suppressant), 8:28

Bynes, Graham: Design Challene, 122:24

Byrnes, Carla: on product quality/building standards, 5:7

Byrnes, Graham: Design Challenge, 122:24