Professional BoatBuilder Comprehensive Index

Issues 1-138

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Kaidy, Robert S.: on boat guys/”lifers,” 107:4

Kaiser, Bruce A.: on lightning dissipators, 46:5; on lightning protection and streamer-delaying air terminls, 88:4

Kalas Manufacturing Inc.: boat cable manufacturer, 51:69

Kal Kustom Enterprises: use of custom industrial plywood, 16:12

Kamen, Paul, author: “Is There a Surface Drive in Your Future?,” 2:52

Kamphius, Ryan: on MTU-issued guidelines for blends of fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) and current MTU engines, 118:4

Kanter, Charles E.: on holding tanks/head installations, 52:4

Karafiath, Gabor, author: “Stern Flaps,” 70:81

Karcher, Alfred A.: compact high-pressure washers/steam-cleaning equipment, 20:56

Karlskrona Shipyard: Swedish navy/minesweepers/advanced composites, 53:40, 55:5

Karver Rigging (Honfleur, France): hardware for sailboats/K-Evolution line, 95:6

Kasten, Michael, author: “Loftsman’s Liability,” 38:14

Kaufman, Mike: on racing yacht scantlings/floating-frame construction, 50:5

kayaks: business/mergers, 60:11; Canoe & Kayak Industry News, 40:62, 43:17; cold-weather boating, 34:55; composite/We-no-nah, 49:36; design/tank-testing/composite engineering (racing kayaks), 41:28, 41:30; knotmeters for, 44:54; manufacturing updates, 4:34, 4:40, 60:11; marketing/promotion, 4:34, 4:40, 21:72, 49:36, 49:40; pedal-powered, 54:18; recycled plastic/recycling programs, 15:4, 29:33, 43:17, 54:112; resin infusion applications, 32:18; roto-molding/thermo-forming, 4:34, 4:40, 29:33, 60:11; sailing/conversion kits, 22:64. See also specific kayak manufacturers

Kazulin Boats Ltd.: profile of 65:52; best marketing tool for, 80:4

K-boats: diesel-fuel systems/Code of Federal Regulations for, 84:82

KCS International, Inc.: Rampage Sportfishing Yachts, 59:10

K.D. & S. Engineering: roto-molded polyethylene utility skiffs, 11:28

Kearns, Patricia: on NFPA fire-protection standard, 44:22; on surveying damaged boats, 25:18

Kecsmar, John, author: “Fabrication and Fatigue Failure,” 137:56

Keefe Kaplan Maritime: recession business strategies, 121:62

keel basket trailer: 63:54

keelbolts: basic design condition for, 96:72; boring machine for, 84:52; epoxy-potted, 51:36; galvanic corrosion, 15:23, 38:20, 39:4; knockdown situation, 96:72. See also keels, ballast

keels, ballast: articulated/canted wing/winged, 6:20, 10:42, 37:66, 60:66, 95:76; attachment/fasteners, 15:23, 23:24, 38:20, 39:4, 51:36; beavertail bulb, 96:72, 118:22; bulbous/lead, 23:24, 30:4, 49:45, 65:24; bulbous/NAB (nickel-aluminum-bronze), 54:18; canting ballast twin foil (CBTF), 47:17, 95:76; canting keel on Aqua Quorum, 62:46; canting keel on Baltic 78; canting keel on KingFisher,70:38; canting keel on 606, 109:40; canting keel on Ultimate 27, 76:60; carbon fiber and wood-epoxy keel, Bagatelle,  96:72; Islander 34 wing keel, 95:76; keel design criteria, types, and characteristics of, 95:76, 101:128, 103:6, 104:4; ; design software, 24:26; detachable/jettisonable (pros/cons), 20:64, 21:4, 23:4, 23:24, 23:26; drag/performance prediction, 60:66, 95:76; drop keel/winch handle/Rodger Martin, 113:82; fin/installation, 38:20, 101:128; heeling moment, 47:44, 70:38; I-beam/cold-molded sailboat, 51:36; interchangeable/Interkeel, 37:66; keelbolts and welding, 130:38; lead tax, 30:54; moveable/swinging keels, 96:72; lifting keels/German Frers design/Swan boats, 84:52; lifting keel/Rossi 43/Custom Composite Technologies, 103:54; Loop Keel, 109:17’ moveable ballast on Swan 45 sailboat, 84:52; patternmaking/custom castings, 42:46; Pedrick Whale-tail design, 1:68; quality control, 35:4; repairs/resetting, 4:6, 130:38; rotating keel, 70:38; Scheel Keel, 135:14. See also bow configurations

Keene, Hank: on custom castings/patternmaking, 42:46

Keene, William: on Landing School marine systems training, 77:5

Kehren, Bert: on pros of using whole-boat or dockside ground fault protection in addition to GFCI’s on boat electrical outlets, 105:4

Keil, Darryl: VacuPress System, 13:48

Keizer, Marc: on boat shows/marketing, 36:60, 36:64

Kelley, D.N., & Son: stretched schooner/Arabella, 53:12; celebrates 135 years in operation, 61:10

Kelley, Steve: No-chem Paint Stripping (plastic media blasting), 7:8

Kelley, William H.: on fire/property insurance, 7:28

Kellogg, Mark: preservation of boat plans, 21:12

Kelly, John: on interior design, 6:34, 6:39

Kelsall, Derek: on balsa vs. pvc foam sandwich construction, 101:4; on contour-cut vs. sheet foam/cored bottoms, 55:5; on formula for performance prediction for catamarans under power, 130:6, 133:8; Kelsall Cat Rigs, 136:10; Kelsall Swiftbuild Sandwich (KSS) system, 50:11, 91:12, 124:6, 136:10; on Peel Ply/secondary bonding, 36:4

Kelsey, Mike: on aluminum-fiberglass construction, 17:19; on manual vs. computer lofting, 24:30, 53:28; on megayacht market, 12:50, 53:28; profile/Palmer Johnson, 53:28, 95:3; on welded aluminum construction, 24:34, 53:20

Kelton, Jeff: on Stolkraft hullform, 49:48

Ken Hankinson Associates. See Hankinson, Ken, Associates

Kendon Group, Inc.: Sea-Slide hull lubricant, 14:57

Kennedy, William: on changed workplace and work force, 77:5

Kent, Jeff: on pre-pregs, 24:18, 24:21

Kenyon Galley Products: Adler/Barbour Cold Machine, 22:56, 26:8; HFC-134a/MP 39 conversions, 22:56, 26:8; PowerPlate freezers, 22:56. See also Adler Barbour

Keoun, L. Craig: on which ply first, 108:4

Kett Tool Co.: 526/426 combination panel saw, 21:58

Ketterman, Greg: sailing hydrofoil TriFoiler, 6:20

Kevlar (aramid reinforcing fibers): applications/products/laminating techniques, 56:61, 59:5, 85:46; aramid vs. PBO vs. carbon, 110:86; auto-racing applications, 30:4; ballistic-grade/Kevlar 29, 56:61; in canoes/kayaks, 49:36, 49:40, 97:60; ceramic cutting shears, 16:52, 28:18, 56:61; cost, 28:18; cutting/machining/laminate repairs, 43:54, 56:61; drills/drilling, 56:61; elongation, 56:61; end fixity co-efficients/maximum bending moment, 69:5; epoxy laminate/polyester gelcoat, 43:5; fiber orientation/strength, 28:18, 43:54, 43:61, 45:5, 45:54; for flat-panel construction, 45:54, 45:62, 54:62; grinding, 28:18, 56:61; grounding straps, 76:60; impact tolerance/vs. carbon fiber, 43:54, 45:5, 45:54, 47:57, 58:36; impact tolerance/vs. fiberglass, 60:11, 62:5; impregnator applications, 56:61; Kevlar/carbon-fiber laminate, 47:40, 63:151; Kevlar/fiberglass hybrid laminate, 32:21, 54:62, 57:110, 58:6; laminate failure/coefficients of thermal expansion, 59:5; lifting lines and slings/Navy specwar, 52:43; Navtac/Smart Rigging/Future Fibers/Composite Rigging, 110:86; pultruded carbon rods, 110:86; reinforcement applications/techniques, 28:18, 63:151; repairs/patching, 56:61; repairs/scarfing/single-skin laminates, 43:54, 45:5, 56:61; resins for, 56:61; SCRIMP applications, 31:42; socket and cone end fittings, 110:86; specific gravity, 56:61; in sportfisherman construction, 1:22, 54:62, 62:62; strength/compression loading, 43:54, 45:5, 60:11; structural-grade/Kevlar 49, 28:18, 56:61; supply/production of, 28:19; Turbo Shear face planer for, 27:70; ultrasonic knife, 56:61; wicking/fiber-to-resin ratio, 56:61

Kiesling, John: builder profile, 52:12

Kiley, John: designer/planing power catamarans, 47:16; model testing, 55:32

Kimberly-Clark Corp.: KleenGuard workwear, 23:54

Kinderman, Quent: on fuel polishing, 113:4; on SmartPlug vs. vintage twist plug, 135:4

King, Bob: Modular Marine/aluminum kit boats, 43:83

King, Bruce: cold-molding, 51:3; designer/large cold-molded offshore sailboats, 51:36, 63:70, 70:58; and Joe Artese, interior designer, 123:46; ketch Scheherazade, 86:88; on model testing/sailboats, 55:32; molded fiberglass integral grid system, 46:28; planing hull design for waterjet propulsion system, 67:70

King, Bruce, author: “Large-Scale Cold-Molding: Engineering Structure,” 51:36

King, Dan: profile/Pacific Skiffs/CAL/NCC welded aluminum construction, 59:71

King, David, author: “Estimating and Tracking Refits and Repairs,” 68:44; “Infrared Imaging,” 85:22

King, David C. (Dave): on megayacht construction/Admiral Marine, 32:18; on one-off molds for megayachts, 3:5

Kingdon, John J.: on ABS scantling rules, 37:4

King Plastic Corp.: StarBoard polymer sheet material, 7:64, 21:26; StarBoard recycling program, 35:58

Kingsbury, Robert: on recycling fiberglass boats to use as artificial reefs, 135:4

Kirschling, Chris: on secondary bonding resins/techniques, 19:44, 19:46, 19:48

Kit Systems: NC lofting/cutting, 7:18

kite-flying motor cruise, 133:6

kites/skysails, 109:17; 117:26

KiteShip, 109:17

kits, boat (NC lofting/cutting): aluminum/Modular Marine, 43:83; aluminum/Northwest Plasma Cutting, 42:74, 63:145; aluminum/steel/Elliott Bay Design Group, 40:24; fiberglass/Mahogany Company, 10:52, 35:58; flats/bay boats/Willis Marine, 121:66; framing/Cornelius & Gump, 37:16, 37:18; kitting a Judel/Vrolijk launch, 131:12; plywood/Kit Systems, 7:18. PT Skiff/Bieker Boats/Russell Brown, 130:52; Spirited 380 Australian kit boat, 129:40; two-part nesting dinghy/Russell Brown, 130:52. See also CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting/numerically controlled cutting); numerically controlled lofting/cutting equipment

kits, cabinetry/interiors: CAD/NCC applications, 40:24

kits, spill containment/cleanup. See spills, fuel/chemical, cleanup/containment kits

Kittredge, Stephen: on Dynal, 11:5; on fire protection in marine composites, 64:5

Kiwi Magic:FRP 12-meter, 61:66

Klaha, Kim: on fundamentals of steering systems and terms of force and pressure, 102:4

Klegecell (cross-linked PVC) foam, for FRP sandwich construction: core bonding/installation, 9:36, 129:40; for cored bottoms, 51:22, 51:26, 94:18; structural cores, 52:30; tooling for one-offs, 10:42; vs. Airex, 3:34

Klegecell (cross-linked PVC) foam, for wood sandwich construction: Stave Rander/Schooner Creek/COVE system, 55:79

Klegecell Polimex. See Polimex Klegecell

Klein Tools: cable cutter, 12:60

Klem Flying Boats (Virginia): Outrider 27 bow-ski bpat, 78:12

Kleinberg, Al: on requirements for performance of 100-knot yacht, 102:4

Klingel, Gilbert (“Gil”): on identifying corrosion, 15:23; steel boatbuilding, 85:4

Klink, Amyr: Brazilian sailor-explorer/Antarctic circumnavigation, 60:11

K-Lite: bedding putty (foam cores), 9:36

Klopman, Jonathan K., author: “Analyzing Failed Metal Parts,” 51:56, 52:4; “Betting the Yard,” 81:146; “Hastings Stern-Gear Tolls,” 48:86; “Hauling and Launching, Blocking and Cradling,” 50:38; “Hot Shop (Consolidated Yacht),” 47:34; “Inside Ted Van Dusen’s Composite Engineering,” 41:28; “Klopman’s Kontraptions,” 36:20; “Moisture Meters Revisited,” 60:48; “More on Moisture Meters,” 69:31; “Stainless Steel,” 54:70, 55:5;  “Storm Chasers,” 66:64; “Subcontractors in the Boatyard,” 52:88, 54:5; “Surveying (1990s Retrospective),” 60:27; “Sterndrive Failures,” 76:49; “Surveyors in the Boatyard,” 68:96; “Surveyors or Purveyors?,” 37:80; “The Surveyor’s Role in the Scheme of Things,” 44:72; “To Catch a Thief,” 71:27; “Upgrading Systems,” 75:112; “Yard Boats,” 42:34

Klopman, Jonathan: on vintage speedboats, 82:4

Knight & Carver Custom Yachts: 400’ floating drydock, 127:42; gelcoat restoration, 15:44; M80 Stiletto hull design (M Ship), 97:10; one-off tooling, 10:42; painting, 52:54; power multihull/circumnavigation, 50:11; profile of, 127:42; 70’ sportfisherman, 1:20; varnishwork, 19:36; workers’ comp premiums, 23:13, 23:14

knitted directional fabrics. See fabrics, knitted directional

knotmeters: Speedmate, 44:54

Knowles, Tony: on survey haulouts, 30:72

Knox Marine Consultants: Yacht Claims Conference Workshop, 74:9

Knox, Stephen: on personal watercraft safety, 46:10; research on sales of undamaged boats vs. damaged boats, 107:14

Knox, Stephen, author: “Loftsman’s Liability,” 38:14; “The Fundamentals of Appraisals,” 85:30; “Photography for Marine Surveyors,” 79:86; “Story of a Startup,” 66:110

koa, Hawaiian hardwood, 123:46

Kobelt Manufacturing Co.: help pump, 6:52

Kobayashi, Roy: obit, 94:8

Kochman Reidt and Haigh: NC lofting/cutting, 13:43

Koebke, Ralph: on metric units for pressure and English (imperial) units for pressure, 95:4, 101:4; on Florida’s landmark licensure decision, 115:6

Koelbel, Joseph G., Jr., author: “Structural Design for High-Speed Craft,” 67:31, 68:32

Koelbel, Joseph G., Jr.: history of stepped hulls, 85:76; on end-fixity coefficients for panel design bending moment, 69:5; and ferrocement boat design, 71:99; on structural calculations for hull design loads, 70:5

Koenig, Don: on Volvo-Penta and Cummins propulsion-and-control designs, 108:6

Kopcsak, Pete: on fuel polishing, 113:4

Kopr-Shield: compound for marine wiring, 8:12

Koroknay Marine Woodworking: spraying varnish, 19:36

Kortchmar & Willner: arbitration, 12:40

Kotzebue, Paul, Marine Enterprises: computer-generated 3-D model, 24:62

Kouyoumdjian, Juan, designer: Juan Yacht Design, 127:92; Star-Class boat, 127:72

Kozel, Al: on Detroit Diesel engine management system, 14:34, 14:38

Kozloff, Alex, author: “Let's Debunk a Myth,” 67:136

Kozloff, Alex: Duffy Voyager,wave-piercer, 61:52; electric speedboat design, 50:11; profile/FRP sandwich construction engineering course, 58:13; Young America’smishap, 64:11

Kozlowski, Dennis: 150’ aluminum super-sloop/Derektor Shipyards, 82:8

Kozlowski, Fred: wheeled crane, 36:20

Kozuls, Aivars, designer-builder: Blesser runabouts, 101:12

kraft paper: Nomex honeycomb, 22:20, 32:21, 39:30, 45:54, 45:62; for interior joinery, 76:80

Krautkramer Branson: USD10 ultrasonic flaw detector, 40:4

Kremer, Charles E.: on Onan exhaust manifold nipples, 45:5

KROS (Kite, Rowing, Ocean Planing, Solar Energy) project boat, 115:6

Krueger, Wolfgang: on water-reducible coatings, 22:55

Kulczycki, Chris, author: “Imorted Marine Ply,” 90:24

Kulka, Harv: electronically managed engines/diagnostic systems, 20:8

Kull, Marcia M.: builder’s liability lawsuit, 15:50

Kull, Marcia M., author: “Battle of the Boilerplate Forms,” 41:15; “Defining Defects Under the Federal Boat Safety Act,” 39:12; “Designer Liability,” 40:12; “Disclaiming Liability,” 37:13; “Discovering Engineering Documents,” 33:13; “Getting Scientific about Crashworthiness,” 34:13; “Ordinary Care,” 31:30; “Product Liability: A Primer,” 32:11; “Product Warnings and the Law,” 44:13; “Protecting Your Designs from the Competition,” 42:68; “Purchasing Product-Liability Insurance,” 36:13; “Selling Yourself Down the River,” 38:11; “Trade Dress: Protecting Your Product’s Image,” 43:13; “Warranty Workshop,” 35:8

Kullman, Birger: designer of patrol/rescue boat, 61:10

Kuriyama of America, Inc.: ABA Sure-Seal Clamps, 9:56

Kvartet Ltd. (St. Petersburg, Russia): noise test on Russian enginers, 83:14

Kvichak Marine: Chinook, self-righting pilot boat, 68:11; contract to build Response Boat-medium patrol boats for U.S. Coast Guard, 121:78; design of quieter whale-watching boat, 63:10; fireboats for Los Angeles Port Authority, 81:10; foil cat, 81:10; profile, 69:114, 96:52; use of environmentally friendly Epaint, 105:106; virtual-reality welding training/VRTEX 360, 133:12

Kydex: thermoplastic alloy (acrylic/PVC), 10:40

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La Baronessa:62:12, 76:36

La, Jimmy: L&B Technologies vs. Out Island Sport Yachts lawsuit, 93:112; Seaview 36 Express, 93:112

labor. See payroll/wages; work force

Lacovara, Bob: on CFA styrene emissions study, 40:17, 41:5; on resin chemistry use in closed molding process, 68:5; on worker training, 13:54; on VOC regulations/compliance, 10:8

Lacovara, Bob, author: “The Bean-Counter Syndrome,” 32:64; “Post-Apocalyptic Production Boatbuilding, 123:26; “Resin-Transfer Molding,” 26:44, 27:34; “Troubleshooting Tooling,” 21:50, 22:12

Lagner, Richard M.: on prop nut sequence, 123:6

Lake, Susan, author: “Core Transitions,: 110:96

ladders: design/occupant protection, 34:13, 69:92; double-hooked/Garelick Brothers, 81:10. See also staging

Lambers, Tom: on design mock-ups, 10:4

Lamerdin, Babe: remembrance/obituary, 51:11

laminar and turbulent flow: drag reduction/dimpled bottoms, 59:5, 60:11; model testing/resistance/performance prediction, 58:6, 58:26, 60:66

laminate bulkers: BaltekMat, 7:50

laminate/core bonding. See core bonding, materials/techniques; fiberglass construction, cored/sandwich

laminates, inlaid screen-printed: Wilsonart, 34:28, 34:32

laminates, marine (FRP/composite): ABS laminate strength chart, 87:62, 69:156, 105:32, 106:4; ; advanced composites, repairs to, 82:22; aging fiberglass boats, 4:64; blister potential/testing, 15:60, 50:46, 87:62; bulker-plies, 83:84; coefficients of thermal expansion (CTE), 59:5, 136:56; computer analysis of laminate properties/GENLAM, 47:53; bulker-plies, 51:85, 82:22; comparative properties, 56:61, 56:64, 59:5; contamination/acetone replacements, 10:8; contamination/dust, 15:13; controlling print-through, 2:6, 7:50, 14:45, 14:48, 18:3, 29:8, 31:34, 31:42, 45:76, 50:46, 133:46; cracked bottom, 51:85, 82:22; cracking/crazing/DCPD resins, 8:28, 80:40; fatigue resistance, 4:22, 4:64, 28:18, 29:38, 34:42, 49:54, 82:22, 105:32, 106:4, 120:18; electric-powered tensile pull tester, 131:54; fiber-to-resin ratios, 25:58, 51:85, 53:4, 55:26, 59:30, 59:32, 63:38, 125:62; fiber-to-resin ratios/VOC emissions reduction, 20:40, 21:18; FEA-plus-load-prediction, 71:20; gel time tests for, 1:6; hardness testing/Barcol hardness tester, 5:12, 87:62; humidity, 15:13, 33:46, 109:170; impact tolerance/loading, 29:38, 43:54, 66:78, 80:40, 105:32, 106:4, 120:4; inter-laminar bonding, 13:36; interply nesting/stacking sequence, 51:85, 51:88, 53:4, 53:20, 57:88, 59:30, 63:151; laminate schedule comparisons, 71:38, 88:26; 97:174; laminate schedule/determining from sample coupon, 49:27, 66:78, 72:22; laminate tiling, 136:56; matching the original laminate, 82:22; micro-cracking, 13:36, 80:40; moisture content/detection of, 60:48, 66:78, 69:31, 85:22, 88:26; monitoring environmental conditions/data loggers, 109:170; noise-reducing, 32:4; PATTI Junior adhesion tester, 100:80; ply-by-ply schematic drawings/laminate schedules/Compromiss, 132:24; PosiTest/Elcometer adhesion testers, 100:80; post-curing, 14:45, 50:46, 97:174; profit margin, 12:10; pseudocores, effect on a given laminate/problems, 83:84; quality of, 5:12, 6:64, 10:64, 14:2, 14:64, 45:76, 82:22, 95:16, 132:50; recycling programs/processes, 54:43, 60:82; resin content/waste reduction, 55:26, 56:5, 59:30, 99:66, 123:26; resin content/weight considerations, 2:42, 3:27, 5:34, 29:38, 45:76, 45:80, 59:30, 64:46; resin drainout, 33:46, 42:62, 51:85, 59:30, 99:66; resin puddles, 59:30, 66:78; resin-rich/secondary bonding, 20:37, 31:4; room-temperature-cure (RTC), 14:45; sample coupons/plugs/repair patches, 36:34, 37:48, 49:24, 49:25, 49:27, 50:18, 50:46, 66:78, 125:62; soft patch repair, 69:5; specifications/liability, 3:27; Spherecore and Coremat, 83:84; strain-gauge testing, 79:102; strength engineering/testing, 2:42, 4:22, 4:64, 8:28, 50:46, 59:30, 72:22, 87:62, 100:80, 105:32, 131:54, 106:4; strength/breakage/stress concentrations, 13:33, 13:36, 49:54, 59:30, 61:34, 66:78, 72:22, 82:22, 105:32, 106:4; strength vs. stiffness/carbon fiber, 43:54, ; strength vs. stiffness/Kevlar, 43:54, 49:54, 59:5; strength vs. stiffness/offshore powerboats, 49:54; strength vs. stiffness/single-skin laminates, 51:22, 51:24, 51:26, 51:85, 53:20, 55:5, 56:5, 59:30, 66:78, 71:20, 120:18; strength vs. stiffness/woven vs. knitted reinforcements, 29:38, 51:22, 51:85, 83:84; technical assistance/process control (material manufacturers/vendors), 39:27, 42:52, 43:96; temperature/heat, 33:46, 42:52, 82:22, 125:62; tensile testing, 72:22, 87:62, 100:80, 105:32, 106:4; thickness/strength, 50:46, 99:66; thickness/strength/resin content, 51:85, 53:4, 55:26, 59:30, 59:32, 87:46; thickness/vibration, 50:18; thickness/styrene emissions, 40:17, 40:22, 41:5, 55:26; for tooling, 3:34; waste reduction, 55:26; water absorption/oilcanning, 31:34; water absorption/weight gain, 31:39; weights and costs, 53:20, 59:30, 59:34, 71:38; wet-on-dry vs. wet-on-wet, 51:85; worker hours, 20:40. See also composites testing; core bonding, materials/techniques; delamination; fiberglass (FRP) construction; fiberglass construction, cored/sandwich; laminates, marine, advanced composites; laminates, marine, repair techniques; laminating techniques; post-curing; pre-pregs; print-through; product quality; resins, curing/exotherm cycle; secondary bonding; temperature, of laminate

laminates, marine, advanced-composite: aerospace/Z-axis, 13:36, 47:53, 57:88; book/Marine Composites/available on Internet, 59:10; carbon fiber sunroofs/Trend Marine, 101:12; computer analysis of laminate properties/GENLAM, 47:53; definition, 43:54, 53:20; diversification/sidelines, 56:40, 58:36. 58:52, 60:116; engineering/training, 41:58, 42:5, 47:57, 58:104, 69:125; fast cat construction/New Zealand, 54:43, 54:44; how to find laminate properties not published/Classical Lamination Theory (CLT)/ Laminate Plate Theory (LPT), 106:62; impact tolerance/safety margins/laminate repairs, 43:54, 45:5; impact tolerance/shock loading/minehunters, 53:40, 58:36; luxury sailing yacht/Baltic Yachts (Finland), 85:46; Quickstep process, 72:10; vs. metal construction, 34:55, 48:35; nondestructive testing of, 69:125; research/testing, 58:36; scarfed laminate repairs/ply orientations, 43:54, 45:5; secondary bonding/laminate stacking, 57:88, 106:62; “smart”/stealth technology/applications, 46:3, 46:45, 46:50, 48:4, 53:40, 58:36; switching to/engineering for, 47:57, 53:20, 58:36; tooling for/cheap, 59:76, 60:96; weights and costs, 53:20, 58:36. See also carbon fiber; carbon fiber laminates; composite flat-panel construction; epoxy resins; Kevlar; laminates, marine (FRP/composite); laminates, marine, repair techniques; laminating techniques; repair techniques; resin-infusion molding/processing; navy boats/contracts, international; navy boats/contracts, Sweden; Navy boats/contracts, U.S.; vinyl ester resins

laminates, marine, repair techniques: 1990s retrospective, 60:27; adhesion enhancers, 43:54; bedding compounds/caveats, 28:27, 29:4; carbon-fiber single-skin laminates, 43:54, 45:5; caul plate, 43:54, 43:61; DCDP laminates, 52:67, 55:5; Kevlar single-skin laminates, 43:54, 45:5; load transfer in repairs, 107:70; patching techniques/composite laminates, 36:34, 39:19, 39:27, 42:5, 50:18, 70:92, 82:22; photo-curing resins/pre-pregs, 18:8; plywood-cored transom, 32:44, 32:45; resin selection/secondary bonding, 20:32, 39:19, 39:27, 42:5, 65:66; scarfed-seam repairs/advanced-composite single-skin laminates, 43:54, 45:5, 82:22; scarfed-seam repairs/deck, 37:48, 82:22; scarf ratios, 36:34, 42:5, 43:54, 52:67, 108:4; severely damaged composite hulls, 25:18, 25:25: small-ply-first vs. large-ply-first sequencing, 107:70, 108:4,100. See also blister repairs; delamination; fiberglass construction, repairs; fiberglass construction, cored/sandwich, repairs; patches/patching techniques/materials

laminates, wood. See cold-molded construction; plywood, marine; plywood, custom industrial; veneers, hardwood

laminating fabrics. See fabrics, specialty; fiberglass fabrics/reinforcements

laminating frames: adjustable clamping jig, 13:8

laminating tables, for fabricating composite panels: aluminum/for vacuum-bagging, 39:30, 61:52; construction/setup/for flat-panel construction, 45:54, 45:62, 73:79; steel/exotherm cycle/laminate warping, 45:68, 48:4

laminating techniques: airflow/styrene emissions, 40:17, 40:18, 40:22, 108:18; blister prevention, 15:13, 50:46; blister repair, 17:11; core repair, 97:130, 82:22; at Gold Coast Yachts, 124:42; for keel stub/floors, 38:20; for small parts, 13:70, 73:79; reducing solvent use, 20:40, 21:18; repair patches, 36:34, 82:22; setting up an appropriate vacuum distribution system for, 83:34; for test samples, 50:46; work area, 17:34, 73:79, 108:18. See also fabric impregnators; laminating techniques, closed-molding; laminating techniques, hand layup/open-molding; spraying systems/equipment; robotics; styrene emissions, monitoring/reduction/compliance; vacuum-bagging; VOC emissions, reduction/compliance

laminating techniques, advanced composites: training, 41:58, 42:5, 47:57, 58:104. See also laminates, marine, advanced-composite

laminating techniques, closed-molding: Andre Cocquyt DVD/Closed Molding Technology, 103:14; at Cobalt Boats, 113:28; composite flat-panel construction, 45:54, 45:68; education program for latest processes/Composites One, 124:12; equipment/systems/techniques, 31:42, 32:28, 66:128, 103:208, 113:28, 115:142; fiber-to-resin ratios/controlling resin content, 59:30; at Luffe Yachts/Bodotex Composites, 126:8; MACT point values, 60:39; at Poncin Yacht Group, 115:142; VOC emissions/waste reduction, 26:34, 28:48, 28:52, 31:42, 32:28, 55:26, 60:39, 66:128, 68:5, 69:132; technical work group, 32:28, 103:114. See also bagged-laminate infusion process (BLIP); resin-infusion molding/processing; resin-tranfer molding (RTM); SCRIMP; vacuum-bagging; vacuum-flow molding

laminating techniques, hand layup/open-molding: airflow/styrene emissions, 40:17, 40:18, 40:22, 88:26, 123:32; bucket-and-roller/Wayne Canning, 45:76; catalyst ratios/temperature/gel time, 1:6, 2:4, 33:46, 70:44; chines, strakes, steps, and transom corners, 58:79, 60:5, 94:48; “cleavage energy” test, 70:44; core installations, 9:36, 94:48, 110:86, 133:114; fiber-to-resin ratios/controlling resin content, 59:30, 99:66; interply nesting, 51:85, 51:88, 59:30; laminate quality, 39:70, 45:76, 50:46, 68:54, 71:38, 123:32; MACT point values, 60:39; Polybeam 703 interlaminar infusion fabric, 116:10; physical compatibility, 131:80; resins and fabric options, 59:30;, 71:38 resins and fabric options/FRP sandwich construction, 58:36, 71:38, 116:10; two-sided resin film infusion/Green Marine, 123:32; VOC emissions/waste reduction, 10:8, 10:17, 40:17, 40:22, 54:112, 55:26, 55:27, 60:39, 68:54, 102:86; wet-on-dry vs. wet-on-wet, 59:30, 71:38; vs. vacuum-bagging, 53:20, 54:112; wrinkling, 133:114. See also fiberglass (FRP) construction; fiberglass fabrics/reinforcements; laminates, marine; laminating tools

laminating tools: catalogs of, 18:54, 20:8, 25:59; cleaning/blister prevention, 15:13; foam pads, 60:27; Magnum wet-out gun, 71:52; work area, 17:34. See also Barcol Hardness Tester (durometer); brush, tip-off; geltimer; resin pumps; resin (gram) scale; roller brake; rollers/bubble-busters; squeegee

lamp, quartz. See heat lamp, quartz

Landing School of Boat Building and Design, The: Composites Program, 110:12; Job Fairs, 93:10, 100:4, 106:10; portable technical training courses, 96:6; profile/facilities/marine systems training, 57:98, 120:34; vocational training program, 20:26, 22:51, 47:24, 50:11, 55:16, 57:98, 75:112; 79:77; 101:106, 102:4

land yacht: three-wheeled/Iron Duck, 60:11

Lane, Ken: on CAL/NCC implementation/training, 38:47; on RTA/interiors, 40:24

Lang, Richard: on use of Polyumac’s Aircell Polyester Foam/All Points Boats, 94:4

Langan, Michael, “Bill”: on carbon fiber vs. aluminum spars, 47:44; designer/on Sparkman & Stephens, 59:48; on megayacht market, 12:50; obit, 130:10

Lanning, Bruce: holding tank design, 50:69

Lantor Plastic: Coremat (print-through control), 7:50, 7:62

Lapworth, C. William, designer: obit, 104:12

Larson, Pete: on acetone replacements: 33:20, 33:26

Larson Boats: acetone reduction/replacement, 33:20, 33:26; custom industrial plywood, 16:12; dust-control systems, 28:38; 25’ Senza Spectre, 5:52, 7:5;

Lascelles, Graham: on using people in estimating weight/stability, 44:5

Lasdrop: mechanical face shaft seals, 29:14, 29:21

Laser Boat: refinement of wing-sail on, 63:10

laser cutting vs. CNC routing, 115:162

laser measuring: 66:110, 99:20’ Spar Point Research, 99:20; reverse-engineer modifications, 99:20; Trimble GS200 laser scanner, 99:20

laser tracker: in hull repair, 65:66, 99:20

laser welding: Precision Light Systems hybrid Laser/Gas Metal Arc Welding process, 103:44; steel sandwich panels, 103:44

Lash Brothers: boatyard fires/insurance, 1:50

Latham, Bob: profile of, 130:44

Latham Performance Products: steering system, 130:44; cooling unit for CNC lathe, 130:44; transom-mounted hydraulic dinghy lift, 130:44

lathe: in-house machine shop, 48:56; South Bend, 48:56

Lathrop, Tom: Pamlico skiff/Powerboat Design Challenge, 122:24

Laudeman, Bill: on plywood structure, 41:5; on survey reports, 32:4

launching: traditions, 51:11. See also boat lifts/hoists; boatyards/marinas, facilities/equipment; boatyards/marinas, management; hauling and launching

Lawrence, Jack: on team building, 13:54

Lawrence Group, The: team-building, 13:54, 13:65

Lawrence Productions: video production, 22:42

lawsuits/litigation: arbitration as alternative, 12:40, 93:112; contract/warranty disputes, 50:18, 50:20, 50:25; damage claims/subrogation, 50:3, 50:18, 50:20, 50:38, 50:80; discovery/discoverable documents, 33:13, 42:26, 45:14, 50:20, 59:89; expert-witness testimony, 47:24, 50:18, 50:20, 50:25, 56:53, 59:89; Jimmy La/L&B Technologies vs. Out Island Sport Yachts, 93:112; repairs, 50:18, 50:20, 50:25, 50:80; wrongful discharge suit, 103:34. See also builder’s contracts; legal issues; merchant’s contracts

lawyer: selecting/builder’s contract, 37:60. See also lawsuits/litigation

Lazarra Yachts: 62:62, 67:3, 67:110; balsa-cored boats, 96:3; and American Quality Furniture Co., 90:13; installation of inboard performance system (IPS) pods on LSX75 express cruiser, 115:32;  interior design award, 81:10

Lazarra, Vince: founder of Lazzara Yachts, 67:123

Lazarus, Paul, author: “A Tale of Two Cruisers,” 89:4; “Abrasive Behavior,” 23:54; “Access Denied,” 43:61; "Aerospace at Sea Level," 62:3; ; “…A Few Hippies and a Barn,” 95:3; “Any Which Way But Loose,” 21:60; “American Marine (Grand Banks): “Applying Science to Sail,” 60:66; “The Architecture of Very Small Craft,” 105:120; “Artificial Intelligence,” 61:03; “Backstory,” 96:3; “Basic Training,” 94:3; “Best of Show,” 77:3; “Bionic Foam,” 40:66; “Boatbuilding Schools: Cape Fear Community College,” 20:18; “Bonding Fastenings & Hardware,” 15:21; “The Brand That Beat All,: 80:3; “The Brer Face Planer,” 27:70; “Brownell Boat Works,” 22:32; “Builders Wanted,” 64:82; “Buying Pre-engineered Metal Buildings,” 26:18; “Buzzi,” 133:84; “Buzzi, the Boats, and the Power Trains,” 46:43; “Calculating Dynamic (In)stability,” 126:80; “Carderock,” 42:39; “The Carriage Trade,” 117:3; “Cats,” 72:3; “A Cautionary Note on Modular Construction,” 75:3; “Changing the Process,” 69:3; “Cleanest Way to Build A Composite Boat,” 131:28; Committed to the Core,” 88:4; “Coming to Terms,” 43:3; “Competing Composites,” 48:35; “Core Competency,” 121:100; “The Corporate Culture,” 29:29; “Creative Manufacturing,” 81:26; “Customized Industrial Plywood,” 16:12; “Cutting Metal for the Trade,” 42:74; “A Darwinian Take on the Contents,” 101:3; “A Day in the Life of the Combatant Craft Department,” 52:42; “Dear Reader,” 104:3; “De-confusing Composites,” 61:116; “Departures/Arrivals,” 97:3; “Details,” 74:44; “Digital Us,” 124:3; “Doing the Math,” 78:3; “The Education of a Naval Architect,” 76:36; “End of the Line,” 13:80; “Epoxy Wars,” 125:3; “Ernest M. Brierley,” 41:3; “Extreme Textiles,” 99:3; “Fabric Impregnators,” 5:34; “Fail-Safe Fenestration,” 41:62; “The Firm,” 59:44; “Flow Coaters,” 25:58; “Found Success. Desperately Seeking Formula,” 91:5; “Free Range,” 126:3; “Getting the Weight Out,” 29:8; “Gifted and Talented,” 66:3; Geronimo, Giant Squid, and an Anniversary,” 90:3; “Gobbledygook in Acronymland (EPA jargon),” 53:3, 54:5; “Goetz: The Company,” 73:54; “Going It Solo,” 33:75; “Good Air. Bad Air,” 114:4; “A Great Guide to Good Design,” 44:54; “Gunboats,” 52:3; “Handling Rapid Growth,” 10:20, 11:34; “Hanging Planks,” 35:58; “The Hard Way,” 130:28; “Hines-Farley 63,” 54:56; “The Hipp Initiative,” 97:24; “Holeshot, 111:3; “A How-To Manual for Specifying Industrial Plywood,” 31:68; “How We Got Here,” 113:3; “IBEX By the Numbers: 1992 vs. 2002,” 76:104; “The Identity of the Industry,” 44:3; “Imaginary Dumpster. Real Depression,” 116:3; “The Impressive Comeback,” 19:32; “Improving the Efficiency of Strip-planked Construction,” 46:65; “Industrial Evolution,” 64:3; “Infusion!”, 31:42, 32:28; “Inside Rybovich,” 25:42; “The Italian Connection,” 108:3; “It’s Composite Boatbuilding, Only It’s Wood,” 51:3; “It’s Not a Robot,” 118:16; “Keepers,” 102:3; “Kinda Like Lauderdale in ’92,” 122:3; “Kit Boats: Modular Assembly in Aluminum Using Computer-designed, Pre-cut Parts,” 43:83; “The ‘L’ Word,” 100:3; “Licensure,” 47:24; “Living with 1162,” 25:8; “The Lobsterboat Gene,” 73:3; “The Longest Run,” 28:72; “Low-VOC Gelcoats,” 55:99; “Managing Diversity,” 33:36; “Managing Production,” 12:10; “Managing Waste,” 27:8; “Managing Waste (technical manual),” 28:48; “Manual Lofting Still Preferred at Palmer Johnson,” 24:30; “Manufacturing Wooden Boats: The Beetle Cat Shop,” 23:32; “Marine Systems 101,” 57:98; “Mass Extinction,” 113:3; “The Material World,” 83:3; “METS. Not the Baseball Team,” 55:3; “Model Testing on a Moderate Budget,” 78:22; “More About Flow Coaters,” 27:70; “Motion Pictures,” 63:3“Mounting a Hatch on a Cast-Epoxy Base,” 21:58; “Moving Antonisa,” 63:70; “Mr. Infusion,” 110:3; “MPYD,” 66:52; “Name Brand,” 106:3“The Natural (Ray Hunt),” 50:32; “The Near Future of Marine Composites,” 58:36; “NEB,” 81:93; “The Neighbors,” 84:36; “The New & Improved Nigel Calder,” 43:83; “NEB,” 81:90; “New Regulations in the Work Place,” 1:30; “New Shocks,” 91:172; “The (New) Technology of Tooling,” 71:3; “New Yard, Old Site,” 70:58; “Next Gen RIBS,” 85:3; “No Fear,” 88:62; “Nomex Interiors--by the Numbers,” 51:114; “OSHA-Aboriginal and Otherwise,” 92:3; “Of Pastry Bags and Waterbeds,” 52:81; “Of Model Basins, Costs, and Computer Analysis,” 89:87; , 89:85; “One Decade At A Time,” 77:70; “Open-Molding at Island Packet,” 68:54; “Operating Systems, 98:03; “Parting Shot” on Puget Sound, 87:104; “Pete Melvin and Team M&M,” 72, 90; “Plant Layouts,” 17:34; “Pliogrip Adhesive Is Coming On Strong,” 30:60; “Polyurethane Adhesive/Sealants,” 28:27; “Portable Planers,” 12:60; “A Powerful Subculture,” 81:3“A Practical Guide to Developing a Successful Boat,” 12:24; “A Processing Puzzler,” 70:44; “Production Thinking, Custom Building,” 45:47; “Protecting the Finish,” 29:58; “Putting It All on the Line,” 67:110; “Quantifying FRP Production Waste,” 55:26; “Quick Study,” 69:125; “Raceboats,” 65:3; “Ramping-Up at Hodgdon Yachts,” 34:21; “Reaching for the Right Adhesive,” 26:56; “Redux,” 107:3; “Reflecting on the Bertram Experience,” 39:70; “Reorganizing the Manufacturing Plant,” 29:22; “The Repairable Boat,” 82:3; “Reporting from the Resin Infusion Front,” 44:30; “Rethinking Custom Cabinetry,” 13:43; “Reverse MACT,” 31:3; “Revisiting Pressure-Treated Plywood,” 27:42; “Revisiting RIRM,” 48:48; “Right Place. Righ Time. Righ Professional,” 109:5; “The Right Tools for the Job (drilling/cutting test samples), 49:25; “Selling Technical Support,” 67:3; “Sailboats from the Century Before,” 82:18; “Series 62,” 128:18; “Shaping a Boat Company,” 11:39; “Showtime,” 57:152; “Sometime or Never,” 120:3; “Sonny,” 135:26; “Special Project,” 138:48; “Start-Up,” 95:38; “Stephens & Stephens,” 119:3; “The Stepped Repair,” 111:82; “Structure,” 105:3; “Success in the Aftermarket,” 14:26; “Taking the Advanced Out of Composites," 76:3; “Tall Buildings, Fast Boats,” 68:3; “Teak to Go,” 51:114; “Technical Alert,” 70:3; “Test This,” 79:3; “Those Black-and-Yellow Clamps,” 49:79; “Titanium,” 132:62; “Turnaround,” 80:48; “Triple Whammy,” 115:184; “True Green,” 115:56; “The Unbearable Lightness of Being Carbon,” 123:3; untitled Parting Shot column/cold-molded ketch Scheherazade, 86:88; untitlled Parting Shot/Delta Marine Industries, 88:106; “War Games,” 112:3; “Wave Piercer,” 54:44; “What’s This? An Infusion Issue?,” 103:5; “When the Paint Hits the Fan,” 42:3; “Why I’m Rooting for Rich Wilson,” 118:3; “Will Build to Suit,” 71:88; “Wood in the Time of Composites,” 84:3; “Vacuum-Bagging on the Production Line,” 30:18; “X-Patch Update,” 37:71; “Yachts in the Time of Terrorism,” 74:3; “Year of the Adhesive,” 29:8; “Yes, We Have No Closed Molding,” 93:3; “Zapped,” 86:3

LCG. See longitudinal center of gravity (LCG)

Leach, Jim: on ABYC jet boat safety standards, 36:50

lead: Sonalead soundproofing, 21:26. See also keels, ballast

Leadership 44’ sailboat. See also Luders 44.

Leading Edge Tool Co.: Squeeze-Wrench, 14:57; Tight Fit Tool Kit, 10:52

Leaf, Mindy, author: “Designing Interiors for the Nineties,” 6:34; “Flotation Foam: Environmental Hazards,” 2:28; “Solvent-Free Foam Guns,” 11:52; “Today’s Large-Yacht Industry,” 12:50; “Vacuum-Drying Blistered Hulls,” 9:50

leak detectors: AudioTech Probe, 19:59; moisture meters as, 3:60; ultrasonic (Panorama), 2:70; as tool for infusion, 88:26

leases, boatyard: negotiations, 3:48; cost analysis, 69:114

LeClercq Marine: transition/commercial fishing boats to yachts, 40:24

LED (light-emitting diode): 87:82; 115:74; color temperatures/color rendering index, 115:74; current regulating device/drivers, 115:74; Dr. LED replacement for common marine halogen lights, 115:74; Imtra LEDs, 118:8; Lopo light, 115:74; Lumitec lights, 118:8; Sensibulb with thermal control circuit, 117:5

Lee, Bill. See Bill Lee Yachts

Lee, June: on additional information for curriculums for yacht designers/naval architects at University of Southampton and beyond, 103:6

Lee, Richard W.: on pump types/selection, 26:4

Lee, Steve: Westerly Marine/Rule 1162 compliance, 25:8

Lee Engineering Co.: Presto scissor-lift tables (for plywood), 22:56

legal issues. See arbitration; builder’s contracts; lawsuits/litigation; lawyers; leases; liability; libel; merchant’s contracts; product liability; product warranties; patents; trademarks

Legendary Yachts, Inc.: rolling hull/64’ schooner, 58:13

Leichtung, Inc.: Equi-Pressure Clamp, 2:70

Leisure Life Ltd.: thermoplastic construction, 10:34, 34:59

LeMieux, Richard (Bud): profile/Northern Marine, 57:123, 58:9. See also Northern Marine

Lenan Corp.: Recyclit SR 80 solvent recycler, 16:52

Lent, Dane E.: on Windsor Craft hulls for replica molds for fiber-reinforced plastic boats, 19:4

Leo, Jake: on quality control, 35:4

Lester, Russ: on prop nut sequence in propeller installation, 121:9

Letcher, John: on AeroHydro/Fairline software, 7:18, 8:35; on CAD/CAM applications, 8:35; on CAD/CAM applications/wood interiors, 40:42; Geometry of Ships, 125:50; on numerical fairing and lofting, 79:8; profile of, 125:50

level: electronic digital/SmartLevel, 14:57, 42:26, 42:32, 44:5

Levi, Renato “Sonny”: Dart/Arcidiavolo II design, 135:30; delta shape circuit racers, 135:26; high-speed propulsion, 136:32; Levi Corsair, 135:26; Levi Sidewinder/Diamond back series/Scimitar propellers, 136:32; Levi Step-Drive. 136:32; memoir, Milestones in My Designs, 135:26, 137:4; Salpa 28.5 Gran turismo powerboat, 127:8; Ram-Wing 100 design, 135:26; reverse-tricycle geometry, 135:26;Taxi racing cat/racing drive and propeller design, 137:4; Virgin Atlantic Challenger II, 135:32, 136:32

Levi, Renato “Sonny,” author: “The Sidewinder Stern, Scimitar Prop and Appendix C,” 136:32

Levin, Morton S.: on anti-galling compounds, 39:4; on circuit breakers/current ratings, 37:4; on survey reports/descriptions, 31:4; on surveying an electrical system, 72:5

Levitt, Michael, author: “Derecktor’s Way,” 75:126

Lewit, Scott M.: on composite-panel tester, 36:4; on composite stringers/PRISMA, 41:62; on infusion technology patents, 70:5; on knitted fabrics, 32:4

Lewmar Marine: megayacht winch, 6:52; Synchro Block, 78:12

Lexan: adhesive for, 26:56; cleaner for, 55:99

liability: designers and, 9:64, 65:11; surveyors and, 5:64, 30:26; worker safety/training, 13:54. See also product liability

Liba Max 3: CNC multi-axial stitch-bonding machine, 69:13

libel: litigation/yacht design/John Walker, 39:90

Libra-Plast A/S: boatshop/environmental safety measures, 2:67

licensure. See designer/naval architect/engineer, profession/responsibility

Lidgard, Garry: designer/sportfisherman/DuFLEX panels, 59:10

Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, Inc.: Stanley #95 edge plane, 16:52

liens, maritime: length of, feees and enforcement of, 101:54; website and database search for registered liens, 75:14; 88:14

lifeboat: Monomoy lifeboat/Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, 137:34; Tamar class/construction of/Green Maine, 123:32. See also Royal National Lifeboat Institutio.

lift, dynamic: and performance/lifting strakes, 45:86; vs. aircraft speed, 67:136

lifting strakes: filled/FRP construction/core material, 58:79, 60:5, 70:92; filling/pumpable polyester bonding putty, 58:54, 58:79, 70:92; FRP construction, 58:79; full-length/improved performance, 45:86; hollow/FRP construction, 58:79, 70:92; line bubble in, 70:92

lifting/turning systems. See boat lifts/hoists; hull lifting/rolling/turning systems

lift platforms. See staging

lifts, boat. See boat lifts/hoists; hull lifting/rolling/turning systems

Ligard, Halsey: sailmaker, 62:46

lighting, deck/cockpit/wheelhouse: control station, 48:66, 48:79; Hellamarine halogen reflector lamp, 40:66; Mantagua replacement LED bulbs and navigation lamps, 99:20; 115,74

lighting, interior/cabin: 87:80, 89:4; design, 6:39; energy-efficient, 36:74; engineroom, 37:26; fiber optics, 34:28, 34:32; mock-ups and, 9:28; nav stations, 11:9; overcurrent protection, 36:41, 38:4; prismatic film/Scotch Brand Parallel Light Film, 34:28, 34:32; Sensibulb /self-governing thermal control circuit, 117:5; 12-volt dimmer, 55:99

lighting, shop: for curing photo-initiated resins, 18:17; for paint booth, 37:42, 42:20

Lightning Class: sloop Blitzen, 74:44

lightning dissipators (static): Lightning Master, 43:64, 46:5; No-Strike, 31:68, 43:64

Lightning Master: static dissipators, 43:64, 46:5

Lightning Performance Products: gas inboard engines, 17:44

lightning protection systems: bonding/grounding, 43:64, 82:80, 86:3, 83:26; carbon fiber masts/hulls, 43:64; checklist for, 73:102; copper split-bolt connector/Chestnut Hill Industries, 86:26; external grounding strip, 86:26; for catamarans, 86:26; and galvanic isolators/capacitor vs. non-capacitor, 43:5; lightning strikes/damage, 43:64, 70:35, 86:3, 86:26; No-Strike, 31:68; static dissipators, 43:64, 46:5, 86:26; stray currents, 33:28; systems/design/installation, 43:64, 46:5; wiring, 23:4, 33:28; terminology, 43:72; wiring/AC grounding/DC negative circuits, 30:38, 82:80

lights, running. See running lights

light spectrum: and photo-curing resins, 18:8, 18:17

Lillebo, Arne: on environmental/boatshop safety, 2:67

Lillistone, Ross: Design Challenge, 129:18

Lilly, Wesley C.: on use of washer with nut for prop nut sequence in propeller installation, 121:9

limber holes: and flooded foam-filled compartments, 37:48; premolded limber holes, 117:74; sealing a frame’s core from bilge fluids, 117:74

Lincoln, James F.: Incentive Management/Lincoln Electric Company, 41:72

Lincoln, Spencer: on designing for production, 2:60; on T-boat conversions, 36:32; Nova Scotia fishing boat hulls, 100:36

Lincoln Composites: carbon fiber laminates/galvanic blister prevention, 57:30

Lincoln Electric Company: incentive management, 41:72; VRTEX 360 virtual-reality welding training system, 133:12

Lindsay, Mark: hardware bonding, 15:21; polyester gelcoat/epoxy laminate compatibility, 43:5, 44:5; on post-curing, 14:45, 14:55; Tornado catamarans, 15:21

linear polyethylene, high-density (HDP): for ancillary boat parts, 29:37; vs. cross-linked/kayaks, 29:33; vs. cross-linked/tanks, 52:18; for kayak hulls, 29:33; for fuel/water tanks, 52:18

linear polyurethane (LP) paints: air quality/work area/ventilation systems/safety gear, 19:12, 19:20, 20:8, 28:48, 42:3, 42:20, 42:24, 63:106, 92:12; applications/spraying/shop techniques, 19:12, 19:20, 42:3, 42:20, 42:24, 91:96; Awlgrip, 19:12, 53:31, 83:72; development/aluminum hulls, 53:31; for gelcoat restoration, 15:44, 84: 52; Imron, 19:12, 53:31; for interiors, 19:12; Interthane, 19:12; Sterling, 19:12, 21:26; types/performance, 19:12. See also Awlgrip

linear polyurethane (LP) paints, “environmentally friendly” alternatives: isocyanate-free (50P), 15:70, 19:8; water-reducible (System Three WR-LPU), 22:55

linear polyurethane (LP) paints, alternative: automotive acrylic urethane/Deltron, 19:12; Awlgrip 2/less toxic, 45:5; in-mold coatings, 49:59, 51:6

liners: mock-ups for tooling, 9:28;  molded integral structural grid systems, 46:28, 46:35, 46:37, 48:4, 58:54

Lipke, Paul, author: “Through-Hulls and Sea Valves,” 8:42

Liquid Control Corp.: Variable-Ratio Mini Machine, 15:70

litigation. See builder’s contracts; lawsuits/litigation; product liability

Little America’s Cup: C-Class catamarans, 133:70, 134:42; design/construction/Cogito, 39:30; Formula 18 beach catamaran, 134:42; wing (solid) sails, 133:70

Little Harbor Custom Yachts: profile, 33:36

Little Harbor Marine: paint booth, 42:20, 42:24; profile, 33:36; refastening keel, 38:20

Little River Industries: Poly-Steel (PVC) Shelters, 5:52

Liverick, John: on professional engineer licensure, 104:4

Livesay, Mark: on photo-initiated resins, 18:8, 18:17; on photo-initiated resins/Carderock project, 50:5; on Rule 1162 development, 26:34; on spraying/dust-coating PVA, 41:50

Livesay, Mark (Sunrez Corp.), photo-curing resins/applications: air-inhibited (secondary/core bonding), 19:8; pre-pregs (UV-PPG), 18:8, 48:35, 50:5; resin-infusion molding (UV-VARTM), 32:28, 48:35, 50:5; Styblock (VOC-reduction) system, 18:8

Livorsi Marine Inc.: Gaffrig gauges, 36:78

Lloyd’s, German. See German Lloyd’s

Lloyd’s of London/Lloyd’s Register of Shipping (LR): classification notations, 39:86; classification standards/yachts, 39:80; composites testing, 4:27; “Green Passport,” environmental protection program, 117:26, 119:4

loans, low-interest: for small marine businesses, 63:29

lobsterboats: Carroll and Royal Lowell, builders, 73:88;Bunker and Ellis, builders, 109:208; FRP/fast/Holland’s Boat Shop, 45:76; Generic 38/Nimbus/Frost, 73:88; hullform/basis for sportfisherman design, 51:96; Hunt hullform, 50:32; Jonesport Island (Maine) torpedo stern/Will Frost Design, 73:3; Wild Wild West roll and crash/Maine lobsterboat competition, 126:80

lobster yacht, 109:208

lockers: for flats boat, 47:40

Lockhart, Susan: on interior design, 6:39

Lockheed Fort Worth Co.: ergonomics program/tools, 37:71

Lockheed Martin: SWATH hullform, 65:102

Lockie, Martin: on managing high current DC circuits/short circuit advice, 91:12

Loeser, Robert, author: “Reducing the Risk,” 107:94

lofting: Boolean operations, 38:38, 38:47; computer-aided (CAL) vs. traditional (manual), 7:18, 8:35, 24:26, 24:30, 25:4, 25:42, 38:14, 39:4, 53:28, 65:97; design control/errors/liability issues, 25:4, 27:4, 38:14, 38:47, 39:4; flashlight sighting method, 47:34; loft floor, 38:14; outsourcing, 38:14, 38:38, 38:47; planar sheer, 27:4; plug for tooling, 3:34; table of offsets/offsets machine/N.G.Herreshoff, 54:82; at Vicem Yachts, 102:34; vocational training, 20:21, 38:14, 38:47. See also CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting, numerically controlled cutting); computer software, lofting/parts generation; metal construction, CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting, numerically controlled cutting) applications; offsets, table of

Logic Marine Corp.: profile/world’s largest LLPDE boats, 56:10

Loh, Richard (Rick): on builder’s liability, 15:50; Grand Banks Ltd./builder profile, 19:32

Loibner, Dieter: on fiberglass folkboats, 99:4

LOMOcean: PlanetSolar globe circumnavigation design, 124:22

Long, Henry A, Jr.: on longboard: replacement/PowerBoard, 24:66; on Palawan VI major refit, 83:4

Long, S. Tracy: on inaccuracies in article about Flexiteek and PlasTEAK/PlasDECK products, 126:6

Longino, Frank: on turnaround at Christ-Craft, 80:48, 82:4; Southport Boat Works, 95:38

longitudinal center of gravity (LCG): ballast and, 23:24; 23:26, 64:46, 75:140; stability indicator, 31:20, 31:28, 64:46; 84:26; stepped hulls, 85:76

Lonno, Anders: on carbon/vinyl ester sandwich construction, 55:5; YS 2000 Visby class, 53:40, 55:5

Loomes, Craig: designer of wave-piercer powercat, 54:43, 54:44; 68:11; 74:54; toe-in and toe-out rudder design for sportfisherman, 74:54

Lord, Lindsay: monohedron/parallel buttock lines, 103:150; stepped powerboat designs, 5:52

Loscombe, Robin, author: “Calculating Your Way to ISO Compliance,” 102:100; “Fore-and-Aft Buckling Loads in FRP Motoryachts,” 71:20; “Simple Scantlings,” 136:6

Loscombe, Robin: on defining end fixity (EF) in panel-design bending moment, 69:5; self-certifier scantling assessment tool, 136:6

Loudon, Blaine: on honeycomb cores/applications, 22:20

Lougheed, Mark: Modular Marine/aluminum kit boats, 43:83

Louisiana Shipbuilders and Repairers Association (LSRA): address, 4:20; efforts/membership, 4:9

Lovelace, Jeffrey: on Securefill, 87:4

Loven, William E.: on secondary bonding preparation/adhesives, 42:5

Low Tech Innovations, Inc.: Dust Muzzle, 19:59

Lowell, Carroll: DuraKore boat design, 1:20; Even Keel Marine, 79:10

Lowell, Pete: on wet exhaust riser and standpipe design/Cummins B300 turbo exhaust, 91:10

LP paints. See linear polyurethane (LP) paints

LPI Inc.: pneumatic-hydraulic scissor-lift platforms, 44:54

LPU paints. See linear polyurethane (LP) paints

L.R. Oliver & Co., Inc.: Karbide Kutzall SSG circular saw blades, 11:52

LTC-PPG (low-temperature-cured pre-pregs). See pre-pregs

lubricants, anti-seize. See anti-seize compounds/lubricants

lubricants, hull: Sea-Slide, 14:57

lubricants, oil: WD-40, 24:62; WD-40/drowned engine, 43:52

lubricants, refrigerator compressor: alkybenzene oil, 26:8; ester oil, 16:35; PAG (polyalkylene glycol) oil, 16:35

Lucander, Nils: on alumimum/steel tanks, 54:5; on designing efficient boats, 16:4; on design trends/myths, 30:4; on displacement speeds, 8:4, 30:4; on lofting/CAL vs. manual, 39:4; profile/obituary, 60:11; on propulsive efficiency/turbulence/slip, 46:5; on T-bar/aluminum construction, 26:4

Lucander, Nils, author: “Eyeing the Pump Effect, 26:31

Lucas, C.W., Inc.: RIB builder/Hurricane

Ludwig, Richard: on “Applying Science to Sail,” 60:66; on “Bill Tritt and Early Fiberglass,” 60:116; on early fiberglass boat building, 61:8

Luders 44’/Leadership 44’ sailboat: infusion build/Morris Yachts, 133:114. See also U.S. Coast Guard.

Luders Marine Construction Company: engine mounts, 36:4; tribute, 36:74

Luffe Yachts (Denmark): closed-molding/Bodotex Composites, 126;8

Luhrs, Warren: profile/Hunter Marine, 53:50, 120:62; Child series, 62:46; plugs & molds/Jim Gardiner, 120:62

Luke, Frank: on Paul E. Luke accessories/hardware/ancillary equipment production, 14:26, 14:32

Luke, Paul E., Inc.: accessories/hardware/ancillary equipment, 14:25, 14:32

Lukich, Ray: on mold-release agents, 12:27, 12:28

lumber: corrosion problems in pressure-treated wood, 91:20; selection/storage (Rybovich), 25:42. See also wood; wood construction; wooden ship building/restoration

Lumileds Lighting LLC: LED lights, 87:97

Lund Boats: riveted aluminum construction, 4:42

Lundstrom, Russ: The Anchorage/Dyer 29, 28:72

Luran S: flotation foam, 34:59

Luxeon LEDs, 87:80

Lyle, Rupert, author: “Adjustable Jigs Ease the Task of Laminating Frames,” 13:8; “Big-Boat Blues,” 16:64; “Case Studies in Post-Cure,” 34:18; “Plastic Fastenings,” 9:57

Lyman, A.T. (Terry), author: “Origins and Context: Dare County, North Carolina,” 87:32

Lyman, Cabot, author: “Dare to Say No,” 122:80

Lyman, Cabot:  on boats for older sailors/Landing School, 55:16. See also Lyman-Morse

Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding: Building #11/energy and environmentally conscious shop, 115:56; Maine Island 46/Doug Zurn design, 100:42; 55’ SCRIMP-infused motoryacht, 55:16; Finot Open 50 SCRIMP-infused cruisers, 64:64; profile/Boatbuilders’ Olympics, 58:13, 97:82; Sparkman & Stephens Seguin model, 97:82

Lynch, John: on TIG welding without protective clothing, 85:4