Professional BoatBuilder Comprehensive Index

Issues 1-138

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MACC (Multi-Agency Craft Conference): 70:66

MacCartney, Kim I., author: “A Practical Approach to an Electrical System Survey,” 70:35; “The UL Marine Listing,” 61:128

MacCartney, Kim I.: on rotting end-grain balsa core, 54:5

MacCausland, Kathy: on advertising/marketing, 6:42

MacDonald, Jack: on Yacht and Marine Design course/The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, 103:6

MacGregor, Roger: Rule 1162 compliance, 25:8

machine shop: in-house/setting up equipment, 48:56

machining: CAM applications, 23:50. See also machine shop

MacLane, Duncan: designer Cogito/C-class catamaran, 39:30; on America's Cup technology, 61:66; Guitana X, 78:12

MacLean, Walt: on professional engineer licensure and other engineering fields, 199:4

Macnaghten, James: on short-fin-keel problem/modled external keel vs. internal one, 104:4

MacNaughton, Dan: on product quality, 23:50

MacNaughton, Thomas A. on boatyard survival strategy, 12:4; on payment/customer satisfaction, 29:54; on surveyor qualifications/NAMS, 38:4

MacNeill, Bob: International Marine Consulting Associates (IMCA), 33:3, 40:62

MacPherson, Donald M., author: “EC Engines,” 65:106; “Finding the Elusive High-Pitch Propeller,” 44:43

MacSeal Inc.: Excalibur mechanical shaft seal, 29:14, 29:21

MacSema: button memory modeules, 57:88

MACT. See maximum available control technology (MACT)

Mad River Canoe: lightweight canoe, 34:55; manufacturer’s award, 34:55; marketing/dealerships, 42:16; marketing/manufacturing, 4:34; marketing to women, 42:16; videos used in marketing, 16:33

Madden, Herb Sr.: rolling boat cradles, 54:18

magazines: Boating for Women, 40:62; Good Old Boat, 56:10; periodical index (boat design/construction/safety), 36:74; Powerboat Reports, 8:9; Practical Sailor, 8:4; Professional BoatBuilder/10-year retrospective, 60:3, 60:27, 60:136

magic formula: and boat design internet forums, 130:80

MagLift System, 114:10

magnetometers: Autonnic, 100:4

Magnum Industries: flow coaters, 25:58; pressure-fed resin rollers, 28:32

Magnum Venus Plastech: precision dispensing system for polyester, vinyl ester, and methacrylic resins/Patriot SSB System, 111:12

Mahogany Company: pre-cut fiberglass kits, 10:52, 35:58

mahogany runabouts: 62:12

Maillian, Jeffrey: on economic impact of large yachts, 112:4

Maine: banning of jet skis, 59:10; boatbuilder profiles/Mount Desert Island, 57:110; boatbuilding heritage, 81:168; environmental protection/regulations/emissions reduction, 27:8, 31:42; licensure/engineer, 56:53; lobsterboat hulls, 45:76; marinas/bungee-mooring system, 53:64; temperature-controlled molding (TCM}/thermally adjustable tooling, 125:54; waste management manual, 27:8; workers’ comp premiums, 23:13

Maine Advanced Technology Center, 115:14; and Temple Allen Industries’ easily manipulated mechanical arm (EMMA), 118:16

Maine Boatbuilders Show. See Portland Yacht Services.

Maine Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company (MEMIC): 92:36

Maine Maritime Academy: vocational training program, 20:26, 22:51

Maine Maritime Museum Apprenticeshop: vocational program in restoration, 21:12

maintenance: of systems/owners’ manuals, 27:46

Maiorana, Tony: jetsprint boats/JetCo, 57:15

Makita: disc grinder, 15:44, 27:70

Mako Marine International: boat shows/marketing, 36:60, 36:64

Malaz, Omer: on shipyard conditions in Turkey, 104:4

Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award: quality management, 19:72

Maldives: tsunami destruction of workboats, 107:14

Malingri, Doi: flying inflatable boat (FIB) developer, 59:10

Mamba Marine: Mamba 350 sportfish powercat/Hysucat hydrofoils, 124:12

management. See boatyards/marinas, management; production boatbuilding, management

manatee: protection efforts, 4:18, 5:7

Manchester Marine: fire/property insurance, 7:28

Mangia Onda: M-shaped hull/40’ sportfisherman, 80:12

maneuverability: bow instability/tuning twin-rudder installation, 45:96; tank-testing, 42:39; testing/certification, 27:3

Mannerfelt, Ocke: designer/B-28 runabout, 57:15

man-overboard module: MOM8 kit, 69:92

man-overboard retrieval system; on Puget Sound pilot boat, 67:98

Mantex composite sheets: for flat-panel construction, 64:11

Manufacturing Corporation: Master Mark Boat Heater, 6:52

Marada Powerboats: B-28 runabout, 57:15

Marchant, Anthony: on hybrid use of Kevlar, 58:6

Marchem Corporation: MistaMixer PFG air-purge foam gun, 11:52

Marco method: early vacuum-flow molding, 26:44, 32:28, 38:30, 69:132, 133:12, 134:62

MARCO Shipyard Seattle: steel boats for San Francisco Bar Pilots, 70:21

Marean, Parker III: obituary, 52:4; on T-boat rules/conversions, 36:22, 36:32

Marek, Bruce: and builder Jim Betts, 129:40; on exemption for yacht designers on Florida law, 471.003 “Qualification for practice exempions,” 100:4; Ranger and Patriot aluminum catamaran ferries, 106:22

Marek, Bruce, author: “Eighteen Trips A Day,” 106:22; “More on Licensure,” 56:53

Marelon: for sea valve, 33:75

MAREX, New Zealand Boatbuilders Association, 83:50

Marhevko, Thomas: on National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) use of ABYC standards for their Boat & Yacht certfication program, 94:4

Mariah Boats: use of PT industrial plywood, 27:42, 40:54

Maricomp: engineering analysis/canting ballast keel, 47:17

Marie, J.J.: on Zodiac Group's CAD/CAM and welding technology, 67:5

Marietta Corp.: CO2-blown polyisocyanurate foam, 24:62

MARIN (Marine Research Institute Netherlands): model testing facility, 49:42; 93:30, 107:82, 121:50

marinas. See boatyards/marinas, management

Marinco: easily-engaged lock (EEL) shore-power cord, 138:6; 150BBI Inlet battery charger, 33:75; SaltWater wire, 23:54

marine accessories. See ancillary equipment/accessories

Marine Air: HFC-134a/R-22 refrigeration  systems, 26:8

Marine Concepts, Inc.: builder profile/FRP boat shoe, 46:10, 114:94; Sea Pearl 28/free-standing rigs, 55:46; Porsche speedboat, 114:94, 116:4; and Jack Riggleman, 128:8

Marine Corporation of America: Star Powr diesel, 9:56

Marinedeck of Florida: Marinedeck 2000 cork decking, 41:62, 125:20; 128:6

Marine Design Resource Alliance: Concept Boat Program, 74:9; grade-school design contest, 64:11, 74:9; tracking consumer trends, 51:11

Marine Education and Training Center (METC): boatbuilding vocational training program, 46:10

Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS): European trade exhibition, 55:3

Marineering Inc.: performance evaluation, 56:26,56:38

Marine Industrial Fiberglass: 53’ target craft, 3:11

Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF): address, 4:20; efforts/membership, 4:9, 4:18

marine-industry directory: online/YachtWorld’s Boating Yellow Pages, 44:49; PILOT program, 49:96, 60:136

marine law enforcement: variances from state to state, 71:27. See also International Association of Marine Investigators

Marine Muffler Corp.: Dapars muffler, 15:70

Marine PILOT Catalog Series. See PILOT (Product & Information LOcator Tools)

Marine Power, Inc.: EFI (electronic fuel injection)  training programs, 27:61; gas inboard engines, 17:44; marinized aircraft engine, 3:60; 6.5-liter diesels, 22:56; Turbodrive jet drive, 8:54

marine repair: Boatest CD rom/repair estimate software, 81:10

marine repair training: in United States, 79:77; Quadrant Marine Institute (Sidney BC), 79:77

Marine Services. See Fleury, Paul

Marine Survey Bureau: non-destructive testing (NDT) on carbon fiber sailing yacht, 133:104

Marine Technologies: custom tilt trailers, 135:58

Marinetech, Inc.: 64:11

Marinetics Corporation: overcurrent protection supplier, 38:8

marine toilets. See toilets, marine

marine trade associations: addresses, 4:20; programs/efforts/membership, 4:9, 36:78

Marine Theft Bureau: database and networking for, 71:27. See also International Association of Marine Investigators

Marine Travelift, Inc.: largest mobile boat hoist, 68:11

Marine Vibrations: vibration monitoring equipment, 74:85; designer's perspective/Dave Gerr, 74:89

Mariner F65 forklift, 19:59; profile/development of Travelift, 57:133. See also boat lifts/hoists

Marinescu, Horia: on ground faults, 98:4

Marino, John: response on EcoPoxy’s claim as non-toxic, 124:6

Marisol skiff: day cruiser design/Gifford Jackson, 105:120

Maritime and Coast Guard Agency (MCA), U.K.: fire protection standards, 62:78

Maritime Applied Physics Corp.: HYSWAS (hybrid hydrofoil), 49:42

Maritime Outfitters: 28’ workboat, 4:30

Maritime Wood Products Corp.: Speed Strip strip-planking system, 46:65

markers: Marine PrepPen, 33:75; Nissen ballpoint writing tubes, 8:54

market, boating. See specific boat markets

marketing tools: CAD 3-D modeling, 24:62, 40:48, 57:15; CAD photorealistic rendering/animation, 40:48, 57:15; free publicity/feature articles, 128:80; interior mock-ups, 2:60, 9:28, 9:34, 10:4, 11:9, 40:42, 40:52, 45:47, 48:66; Internet/Web sites, 38:51, 40:62, 41:58; press releases, 2:17, 2:20, 3:16, 6:5, 6:42, 16:22, 18:40, 36:73; product literature/catalogs, 3:16, 4:50, 6:5, 6:42, 23:37, 36:60, 38:11, 38:12, 39:40, 38:51, 40:48; scale models, 55:32; television, 25:52; videotapes, 16:2, 25:52, 40:62, 55:32. See also specific marketing tools

marketing/promotion: advertising, 6:42, 9:2, 18:40, 26:64, 36:60, 38:11, 38:12, 43:13, 117:54; at boat shows, 23:37, 36:60, 36:64, 117:54; building market base, 2:4; design considerations, 2:60, 117:54; editorial coverage, 18:2, 18:40, 20:8; experience-oriented, 21:72; fuel efficiency/environment, 15:80, 16:4, 117:26; interactive, 36:74, 38:51; in market downturn/recession, 7:72, 9:13, 11:34, 15:80, 16:4; new product/marinized wind generator, 56:18; niche markets/marketing, 17:8, 29:3, 36:22; owner survey (Boston Whaler), 6:42; pre-boat-show sales, 36:60; product identity/trade dress, 43:13, 117:54; professional-quality, 3:5; public relations, 2:17, 2:20, 3:16, 6:5, 6:42, 16:22, 18:40; strategies/Boston Whaler, 2:34; strategies/Island Packet Yachts, 117:54; strategies/Nexus Marine, 23:37, 23:41; strategies/U.S. Marine/Bayliner, 117:54; strategies/We-no-nah Canoe, 49:36, 49:40; trends (readership questionnaire analysis), 3:16. See also advertising; boat shows; catalogs/product brochures, builders’; international market/exporting; marketing tools; markets, niche; product lines; product quality/quality control; specific boat markets

market research: for catalog development, 4:50; customer database, 26:64; International Women in Boating (IWB), 23:54, 24:58, 28:54; in market downturn, 7:72, 12:4; for marine systems technician work/training, 57:98; for production boats (designing for production), 3:27; trends, 3:16, 7:17, 12:4. See also specific boat markets

markets, niche: aftermarket/accessories, 12:18; 14:26, 14:32; flats boats, 29:3, 47:40; look-alike syndrome, 17:8; runabout replicas/reproductions, 18:20, 20:4; sailboats, 11:34, 11:39, 30:48, 117:54; Subchapter T boats, 36:22, 37:4. See also diversification/sidelines

Mark's Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers:engineering handbook, 72:22

Marlow, Dave: on EC (EU) certification process, 41:38, 41:41

Maroussis, Anthony: designer/Navtech, 59:71

Marples, John: Design Challenge, 133:40; DC-3 Trimaran, 133:40

Mars Metal Company: L-Keel/bulbous fin keel, 54:18, 96:72

Marsh, Peter J., author: “Losing Weight,” 55:79

Marshall, Andrew: Composites Basics, 22:20; on core materials/composites, 40:62

Marshall Marine (Padanaram, MA): repairs and refits, 75:112

Marshall, Roger, author: “The Case for Computer Lofting,” 24:26; “Hull-to-Deck Joints,” 27:66; “Learn to Draw,” 101:106

Marshall, Ted: on simple test for grounding circuits, 102:4

MarTech: Nomex Decore interiors/techniques, 51:114; off-axis composites testing procedure, 36:4

Marten Marine: closing of boatyard, 97:10; profile/New Zealand one-off construction, 55:58, 55:61

Marten Spars Ltd: Icon  cruising boat (Bob Perry design), 97:28; operations continuance, 97:10

Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard: hurricane damage/planning/insurance, 27:18; Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard: wastewater containment system, 31:10

Martin, Chris, author: “Optimizing the Design,” 89:85

Martin, Dave (designer): cockpit motoryacht (CMY) design, 103:160; and Egg Harbor Yachts, 102:86, 134:6; Efficient Boat Designs DVD, 134:6; profile of, 103:160; sportfishermen design, 103:160

Martin, David P.: on designing for production, 2:60

Martin, David P., author: “Believe It or Not,” 29:72

Martin, J.B., Co./Texitek: X-weave patching material, 36:34

Martin, Jim: bagged-laminate infusion molding/Lincoln canoe, 32:28

Martin Pultrusion Group, 122:12

Martin, Rodger: Aerodyne 38 racer/cruiser design, 65:11. 113:82; Class 40 open class sailboat, 113:82; Design Challenge/3 Nines camp-cruiser, 135:36; designer of wood composite cruising sloop Gray Wolf, 69:156, 113:82;  drop keel, winch handle/Ross Weene, 113:82; on anchor-stowage systems, 22:29; on Finot boat, 64:64; Johnson 18 production skiff with open transom, 113:82; Martin 66/twin rudders/hydraulically adjusted keel, 113:82; Outward Bound Boats/Cyrus Hamlin, 108:16, 113:82; profile of, 113:82; sharpie design boats/Outward Bound, 108:16. See also Rodger Martin Yacht Design.

Martin Tooling & Laminates: Paddle Lite infusion process, 32:18

Marukyo U.S.A. Inc.: plastic fastenings, 9:57

MAS Epoxies: Cell-O-Fill silica substitute, 115:18; Flexbond 5000, one component hybrid polymer, 115:18; Gluzilla polyurethan adhesive, 115:18

Masciarotte, Mark T.: on custom boat line, 2:4

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation/Pequot River Shipworks/fast ferries, 57:15

masking film/paper: for prepping aluminum hulls, 37:36; Hand-Masker, 31:10. See also tape, masking

masks. See dust mask; respirators

Mason, Andrew: on NC lofting/cutting, 25:4

Mason, Andrew, author: “Loftsman’s Liability,” 38:14

Masonite: for one-off tooling, 10:42

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Haffenreffer-Herreshoff Collection, 54:82, 54:92

MasterCraft Boat Company: acetone reduction/replacement, 33:20, 33:26; videos production/marketing applications, 16:22, 22:42

Master Power, Inc.: Hawg compressed-air vacs, 16:52

MasterVolt: cell-balanced lithium-ion battery, 119:6; DriveMaster Ultra, 7.5 kW electric motor, 127:30; parallel hybrid system, 127:30; pod drive auxiliary power for Watch Hill 15 daysailer/Artisan Boatworks, 137:6; 2.5-kw Master Drive System for catboat, 137:6

mastic. See sealant

mast pod: cabintop-mounted/flat-panel engineering, 45:62

masts and spars: aluminum, 3:42, 14:8, 34:72, 47:44, 47:53, 51:56, 55:58, 55:112, 57:7, 75:98, 94:8; aluminum/painting, 55:58; canting, 70:38; carbon fiber, 3:42, 10:52, 20:56, 28:18, 41:28, 41:30, 43:64, 47:44, 47:52, 47:53, 51:11, 55:44, 55:46, 57:7, 65:24, 76:60, 94:8; chimney masts, 63:86; composite/carbon fiber hybrid, 14:8, 53:40, 55:44, 55:46, 55:58, 57:7, 58:36, 75:78; corrosion of fittings/quality control, 34:72, 47:44; elliptical design/entasis taper, 55:44; epoxy/carbon foam-cored mast, 96:36; free-standing vs. stayed, 55:44, 55:46, 57:7, 58:13, 72:22; FRP/early fiberglass, 60:116, 60:118; lightning protection systems, 43:64, 47:52; loads/bending moment, 55:44; loads/fatigue/rigging failure, 50:18, 51:36, 53:50, 55:112, 57:7, 94:8; market/design/technology, 3:42; mast-climbing system, 76:60; metal fatigue/failure, 51:56, 55:112, 57:7; rating rules, 55:44; rotating, 51:11, 55:44; wingmasts, 14:8, 55:44, 55:46, 57:7. 61:10, 124:42; wishbone boom, 62:46; wood, 57:7; for workboats/Gold Coast Yachts, 124:42. See also aluminum masts; carbon fiber spars/masts; sailboats, offshore racing/performance; sailing rigs

mat, roll. See fiberglass mat/chop

material safety data sheets (MSDS): CD-ROM access system, 23:54. See also worker safety/occupational health

Matheson-Kitagawa: Toxic Gas Sampler, 7:64

Matlack, Mike: on accessories/hardware (Rybovich), 14:26, 14:32

Matrix Applied Computing: industrial finite element analyses, 78:26; Nastran FEA software, 78:26

Matrix Masts: profile/New Zealand sparmaker, 55:58

Matthews, Warren: Awesome Yachts, 50:11

mattress: Handcraft Mattress Co., 6:52

Mattson Spray Equipment: Atom-miser ColorCan 2+, 9:56

Matzat, Gregory: designer/Sparkman & Stephens, 59:44

Matzat, Gregory, author: “Engineering a Carbon Fiber Spar,” 47:53

Maverick Boat Co., Inc.: acetone reduction/replacement, 33:20; flats-boat market, 29:3, 30:4; team-building, 24:58; vs. American Holdings and Blazer Boats/splashing, 138:64

Maxco Industries: galley cookstove, 1:68

maxi-boats. See sailboats, offshore racing/performance

maximum achievable control technology (MACT): Clean Air Act/EPA thresholds/definitions/process changes, 21:18, 31:3, 34:3, 34:40, 39:90, 40:17, 60:39, 66:128, 68:5, 69:132, 91:96, 123:26; at Cabo Yachts, 91:96; guidelines/point values and weighted averages, 60:39; at Island Packet Yachts, 68:54

Max Power (France): MFC 100 fuel cell for sailboats, 98:12

Maxwell, Joan (author): “A Penny Gained,” 63:29

Maxwell, Owen and Joan: Regulator Marine plant/layout, 17:34, 19:8

Mayher, Bill, author: “Large-Scale Cold-Molding: Building the Boat,” 51:52

Maylotte, Don H.: on flammability of resin systems used in boats, 85:4

Mazza, Robert: on Core-Cell, 51:6; on core materials/cored bottoms, 53:4, 56:5; on linear vs. cros-linked foam cores, 56:5; on plywood vs. fiberglass stringers, 42:5; on wet balsa core, 99:4

Mazza, Robert, author: “Bedding Structural Cores,: 73:40; “The Cored Bottoms Controversy,” 51:22; “The Deep-V Refined,” 138:32; “Molded Integral Grid Systems,” 46:28; “Object Lesson,” 134:42; “Pumpable Polyester,” 58:54; “Wings of Change,” 133:70

MBX Metal Blaster: metal components cleaner, 85:10

McBeath, Gary Morris: on lobster yachts and other boat term misnomers, 111:4

McCall, Rusty: on boat engine testing, 87:4; on testing outboards fairly, 83:4

McCartney, Kim I., author: “A Question of Professionalism,” 24:72

McClaskey, Charlie: Rule 1162 development, 26:34

McClendon, Zach: SeaArk Marine/Boats/profile, 42:16

McClintock, Scott, author: “Rio Hondo 40S,” 112:22

McCormick, J.J., Company: M Liner custom industrial plywood, 28:8

McCoy, Jack: hybrid diesel electric charter boat, 118:40

McCrory, James: on the other stray current, 108:4

McCrory, James, author: “Not All Hull-to-Deck Joints Are Created Equal,” 33:19

McDell Marine Ltd.: recyclable boats, 54:43

McDermott, Joseph S.: on beginnings of fiberglass industry, 39:4; on EPA jargon, 54:5

McDevitt, John, author: “The Case for Smoke Alarms,” 89:104; “Where There’s Smoke,” 137:22

McDevitt, John: on smoke alarms and NMMA and ABYC’s lack of collaborative interest for, 91:10; “Smoke Alarm Update,” 101:12

McDonald, Ron: on RTA/CAD/NCC/cabinetry, 40:24

McDonnell-Douglas: lofting/parts generation software, 7:18

McDougal, Dan H.: on specifity of heat from various liquid substances for marine refrigertion, 92:4

McFaden, Jeff: on Bayliner Buccaneer sailboat/Slim Sommerville, 119:4

McGeary, Jeremy, author: “Choosing Pumps & Piping,” 24:44; “The New Face of Chartering,” 27:80

McGowan, Barby: on professional public relations, 4:5

McKellar, Hugh, author: “Low-Drag Mechanical Controls,” 29:58; “A Safer Alternative to Stripping Bottom Paint,” 33:75; “Specialized Pumps for Putties and Adhesives,” 31:68

McKeough, Don: on polypropylene water tanks, 20:56

McKesson, Chris: on hybrid marine power, 108:4; on professional engineer (P.E.) licensure, 72:112

McKnight, John, author: “Almost Everything You Need to Know About the New Evaporative Emissions Rule,: 121:72; “EPA Rules May Require Major Changes to Boat Fuel Systems,” 97:200

McKnight, John: on CFA/NMMA styrene emissions testing/exposure limits, 41:5, 41:58, 42:5

McLean, Rick: on blister prevention, 4:5; on catalyst dispersal, 2:4; on wet strength of composites, 6:5

McMaster Carr Supply: Adhesive-Backed Paper Tape Rule, 42:74

McMullen & wing: profile/New Zealand builder, 55:58

McNalley, Tom: transatlantic voyage in 3’11” boat, 53:12

McNally, Steve: on Clean Air Act/Amendments/allowable pollution/styrene emissions, 40:17

McNeel, Robert, & Associates: Accurender CAD raytracing software/photorealistic rendering, 40:48; Rhino software/3-D renderings, 57:15

McNeill, Doug: on custom industrial plywood/structure, 42:5

McTavish, Bob: Pro Circuit surfboard replicas, 28:54

McTighe Industries, Inc.: wastewater collection system, 6:8

Meadowlark, L.F. Herreshoff design: composite boats with foam ribs, 91:178

Mearl Corp.: Mearlin Bright White Pearlescent Pigment, 20:56

measurement rules. See International Measurement System (IMS); International Offshore Rule (IOR); tonnage/admeasurement laws

measurement systems: international units of, 55:5; metric system, 29:4, 29:51

Medalist M&S: MS60 Douglas-fir decking panels, 18:54

Medeiros, Al. See Medeiros Boatworks

Medeiros Boatworks: Limestone 24/molded integral grid system, 46:28, 138:32

megayachts: advanced components for/Rhebergen, 96:36; aluminum/Palmer Johnson, 53:28; aluminum/Royal Huisman, 45:47; aluminum-fiberglass hybrids, 17:19; boat show/Superyacht Northwest, 26:44, 34:55; cash flow/reorganization of builder, 59:10; cored fiberglass, 2:42, 3:5, 3:11, 32:18, 32:21; design justifications/concerns, 16:64, 17:4; finish standards, 40:24; Freedom/4,320’ 30-story international community, 51:11; Hargrave designs, 43:36; interior design mock-ups, 9:28, 9:34, 10:4, 45:47; inventory/purchasing/workforce for, 32:18; market for, 12:50; masts for, 47:44; model testing, 56:26; refit/Rybovich Spencer, 51:11; resin-infusion/SCRIMP applications, 44:30; structural fire protection requirements for, 62:78; tooling for, 32:18, 47:34. See also custom/semi-cutom/one-off construction

MEK (methyl ethyl ketone): MACT standards, 34:40; solvent wipes/secondary bonding, 20:32

MEKP (methyl ethyl ketone peroxide): blister prevention, 15:70; catalyzation graph, 29:51; introduction of, 38:30; recycling of, 2:67; safety concerns/cobalt promoters, 6:16, 35:4, 42:62; safety concerns/internal mixing, 24:4; summer-grade, 2:6, 15:13, 33:46, 33:57; tinting/mixing/ratios, 2:6. See also catalyst

Mele, Andre (Andy): on interior design (Elco), 6:34, 6:39; on noise pollution/jet skis, 43:75; Polluting for Pleasure, 19:8, 43:17, 43:75

Mele, Andre (Andy), author: “It’s Time to Look Beyond the Obvious,” 15:70

Melillo, David: FIB flying boat, 59:10

Melvin, Pete: on carbon-aluminum core galvanic interaction/PlayStation, 59:5; on composite flat-panel construction/core materials, 45:54; profile, 72:90. See also Morelli & Melvin Design and Engineering

memory modules: MacSema, 57:88

Menorquin Yachts (Spain): MY 160 cruiser, 106:10

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

merchants’ contracts: components and ancillary equipment/warranties, 41:15

Mercier, Larry: on integrating/implementing CAL/NCC, 38:38

Mercury Marine: Cummins MerCruiser, 111:42; OptiMax, 111:42; SmartCraft, 97:148, 98:50; tracking of stolen outdrive units, 71:27; Verado four-stroke engine, 111:42

Mercury Marine High Performance: galvanic isolators, 41:21, 41:25; supercharged gas inboards, 17:44

Mercury Motors: Mark 55 4-cylinder Thunderbolt, 92:68; vintage motors/Lincoln Davis, 92:68

Mercury Vacuum Presses: vacuum-bag system, 13:48; vacuum systems (boatshop dust); vinyl vacuum bags, 15:70

Mereth Oy: aluminum-fiberglass hybrids, 19:4

mergers/buyouts: in market downturn, 9:13, 29:8; of OEM suppliers, 1:5; Rybovich merger, 14:26; selling to venture capitalists/Munson Manufacturing, 58:66; of Southern California builders, 25:8. See also production boatbuilding, business of

Merriam, Robert W.: on DC wiring, 23:4

Merrifield, John: on computer lofting, 24:26, obit 99:120

Merrifield-Roberts Inc.: fabric impregnator applications, 5:34; 52’ sloop, 1:20; post-curing epoxy, 14:45, 14:55; resin-transfer molding (RTM), 27:39

Merrill-Stevens Dry Dock: megayacht market/repairs, 12:50

Merritt, Roy: on cored bottoms

Merritt’s Boat and Engine Works: cored bottoms, 51:22; 62:3; profile 62:62

metacentric height: small-craft stability, 54:98

metal boats, damage assessment/surveying techniques: non-destructive surveying/ultrasonic, 35:42; Flevo Jachtbouw/deck first construction, 132:18

Metal Boat Society, The: membership/activities, 18:4, 35:52, 43:17

metal buildings, pre-engineered: coatings for, 26:18; design/construction/sources, 26:18

metal cleaner: MBX Metal Blaster, 85:10; SuperClean, 38:55

metal construction: bonding systems for (corrosion), 33:28; built-in fuel/water tanks, 52:18, 54:5; classification process/rules, 39:80; vs. composites (specifications/standards/testing), 4:22, 34:4, 48:35; galvanic/stray-current corrosion, 32:36, 33:28; loft floor, 38:14; metal sandwich panels, 103:44; molded lines/extent of, 59:56; pollution prevention manuals, 20:12; strength testing/scantlings, 48:8, 48:9, 48:16; structural adhesives for, 41:44; Subchapter T boats, 36:22; Triclad strips/aluminum to steel welding/Flevo Jachtbouw, 132:18. See also aluminum construction; aluminum construction, welded; corrosion, galvanic; Metal Boat Society, The; steel construction

metal construction, CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting/numerically controlled cutting) applications: boat kits, 40:24, 42:74, 43:83, 63:145; bending information/press brake, 38:14, 38:38, 38:47, 69:52; Boolean operations, 38:38, 38:47; fishing skiffs/small shop, 59:71; vs. foundry castings (parts/hardware/fittings), 42:46; glossary, 38:38; implementing and integrating/process, 38:38, 38:47, 59:71; lofting/fine-tuning/parts fit, 59:71; lofting errors/liability, 38:14, 38:47; loft floor, 38:14; megayacht/Royal Huisman, 45:47; one-off hulls, 38:38; outsourcing, 38:14, 38:38, 38:47; plasma cutting torches, 38:38, 38:47, 42:74; software, 38:38, 38:47; sources, 38:49. See also aluminum construction, welded; CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting/numerically controlled cutting); kits, boat (NC lofting/cutting); lofting; numerically controlled (NC) lofting/cutting equipment

Metal Corrosion in Boats (Nigel Warren, author): Paul Coble surveying tip, 88:46

MetalCraft Marine Group: profile/Bullnose high-speed landing craft, 57:15; slap-it-together boatbuilding contest, 68:11; use of environmentally friendly Epaint, 105:106

Metal oside field effect transistors (MOSFETS), 99:82. See also MOSFETS

Willard Marine hybrid RIB for U.S. Navy, 67:13

Metalmast Marine: spar technology, 3:42

metal polish: Marine Polishing Paste, 20:56

metals, bonding: to FRP/structural adhesive, 41:44; to metal/structural adhesive, 41:44, 69:5; to plastic/structural adhesive, 41:44

metals, marine: ductility vs. brittleness, 51:56, 53:4; fatigue/failure, 51:56, 54:70, 137:56; reference, 53:12

metal sealer: for tools/Top Cote, 24:62

metalworking: in-house composite skills/De Vries Scheepsbouw, 132:24; setting up in-house machine shop, 48:56

Metan Marine: remanufacturing Sea Craft boats, 102:14; restoration on old SeaCrafts and Boston Whalers, 132:6

METCO: bus bars, 36:44, 38:51

methacrylate adhesives: description/applications, 41:44; glued together catamaran/camper hybrid/Footprint Boats, 137:12; pull-testing, 100:80; structural adhesives/Plexus, 26:56, 27:70, 29:8, 42:5, 52:81, 60:11, 60:104, 75:58, 102:14

methylene chloride: solvent/vinyl ester, 42:59; solvent wipes/secondary bonding, 39:19, 52:67

methyl methacrylate (MMA) hulls: development/technology/performance, 10:34

metric system: English-metric conversions, 90:112, 102:4, 103:6; catalyst measuring system, 29:51; international market/owners’ manuals, 29:4

METS USA: 68:11; 120:38; 124:3

METYX Composites: opening of new tooling center, 135:6

Miami Boat Show: ConnectFest/navigational electronics, 97:148

Michael Peters, (designer and boatbuilder): 66:3, 66:52

Michael Peters Yacht Design: Hy-Lite Powerboat Green Wing II, 66:11; profile, 66:52; modified-V/Deep-V/Stepped-V hullforms/weight studies, 126:38; Magnum 80, 126:38; performance catamaran/Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats, 133:60

Michalczyk, Paul: on sizing electrical cables, 37:4

Michaud, Jay: on technique of dye penetrant testing, 113:4

Michel, John: on vacuum-bagging, 30:22

Michigan: boating-safety law/boat noise, 43:75

MICHLET computer program: viscous drag analysis, 74:54

Micro Commander: engine control system, 1:68

Microsoft: Excel spreadsheet software/weight estimating, 42:26; Windows Access 95/relational database/tracking labor and parts, 50:59

microspheres/microballoons: in antifouling copper coating, 8:4; applications/performance, 60:27; delivery/fairing system (Extender), 27:70; Dualite filler, 11:52; in laminate bulkers/print blockers, 7:50; storage, 15:13; thermoplastic/Spherecore SBC core material, 39:98. See also BaltekMat; epoxy syntactic tooling foam/slurries; resin thixotropes

Microstation modeler: modeling software program, 66:90

Micro-Surface Finishing Products Inc.: Micro-Gloss, 12:60; Micro-Mesh, 12:60

Mid-Coast School of Technology: vocational training program, 22:51

Middleton, John: Hinckley Co./SCRIMP, 31:42

Mid-Jet Manufacturing, Inc.: profile/welded aluminum construction/Sea Master line, 21:26, 40:36; transition/commercial boats to yachts, 40:36

Midwest General Corporation: Clear-Stick adhesive, 20:56

Mighty DataDot: alphanumeric identification code, 71:6

Mighty Midget: benchtop forming/bending machine, 67:13

Migueis, Ronaldo Fazanelli: Niteroi wave-piercing powerboat/ Design Challenge, 122:24

mildew: shrink-wrapping caveats, 18:28

Miler, Phillip: on volksboat, 18:4

mil gauges: for gelcoat application, 11:42

military standards for composite structures: 63:38

military vessels: aluminum-fiberglass hybrids, 17:19; weight/stability standards, 42:26. See also navy boats/contracts, Sweden; Navy boats/contracts, U.S.; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. Department of Defense

Millennium Round the World Race: Farr/Colvic one-design, 59:10

Miller Electric Manufacturing Co. (Wisconsin): CoolBand and CoolBelt for welding helmet, 126:8;  Invision 352 MPa Plus MIG Runner Dual Wire Feeder system, 126:8; Millermatic 350 P System, 118:8

Miller, Herman: Aeron ergonomic chair, 34:31, 34:32

Miller, Paul H., author: “By the Book,” 105:32; “Fourth Generation 44,” 121:88; “Marine Composites Design, Part 2,” 106:62

Miller, Paul H.: Leadership 44 trainers/Infusion specifications, 133:114; on professional engineer licensure, 86:4, 100:4; and SailBots/U.S. Naval Academy/World Robotic Sailing Championship, 126:8; on structural design and bottom slamming on high-speed powerboats, 70:5

Miller, Raymond L., Jr.: on vacuum-bagging, 46:5

Miller, Capt. Richards T.: on Vamarie mizzenmast prop, 70:5

milling machine: Bridgeport, 48:56; buying used, 48:56; computer-controlled, 66:90; Ferretti Group five-axis machine, 100:4; Five-axis MR Gantry Milling System/PaR Systems, 116:10; in-house machine shop, 48:56: Janseneering/five-axis milling machine, 90:13, 84

Mills, Mark: Quokka IV, 52:30; King 40, 123:10; 60M luxury sailing yacht /collaboration with Donald L. Blount, 123:10; Summit 35, 123:10

Milne, Alex, Associates Ltd.: Zebra biodegradable products, 8:35

Milne, Kevin: integrally cast bulb (ICB) technology, 96:72; Mars Metal/L-Keel, 54:18

Milner, Craig, author: “Second Generation,” 116:60: “Systems Ed,” 120:34

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp.: drill, 23:20

mine-countermeasure vessels (MCMs): Swedish navy/YS 2000/Visby class, 53:40, 55:5; Umoe Mandal, 65:84; U.S. navy, 25:58, 48:48, 53:40. See also navy boats/contracts, Sweden;  Navy boats/contracts, U.S.

Miner, Jay N., author: “Controlling Weight in Large FRP Yachts,” 64:52

Miner, Jay: on Bill Tripp designed boats, 107:4; on Delta Marine/transition to yachts, 40:24, 94:32; obituary for naval architect John J. Schubert, 65:5

Minesweepers: Bill Luders, Philip Rhodes, and Sparkman & Stephens, 88:46

Mini-Craft of Florida, Inc.: reverse-label maker/affixing HINs, 60:5

Mini 6.50, advanced composite singlehanded ocean racer, 109:40

Minnesott Yacht Repair: gelcoat maintenance/restoration, 15:44

Mirage Marine: methacrylate adhesives, 26:56

MirroCraft: Ultra Pro AL aluminum-fiberglass fishing boats, 17:31

mirrors: in interiors, 6:39

Miser, Scott A.: on subcontractors in boatyard, 54:5

Miss America VII Garwood design speedboat replica, 81:72

Miss Austria (schooner-yacht): refit at Rybovich Spencer, 69:13

Mission Marine: aluminum workboats, 100:4

Missouri: boating-safety law/boat noise, 43:75

Mister Blister: diamond abrasives, 12:60; micro-cracking study, 22:51

Misunas, Gvidas: on resistance speed graphs on Series 62 hulls, 130:6

Mitchell, Chris: on Ericson bilge pump/flow rates, 60:5

Mitchell, Frederick C.: copper alloy sheathing (Mariner 706), 7:42, 7:48, 9:5, 23:4

Mitchell, Lorrie K., author: “Relational vs. Tactical Negotiations,” 96:104

Mitchell, Robert, photographer: “New Yard, Old Site,” 70:58

MITEC (Marine Industry Training and Educational Council): career awareness/cataloguing of training programs, 116:112;

mixer-dispenser: Variable-Ratio Mini Machine, 15:70. See also catalyst, mixing/metering

MIXPAC Equipment: DX Series dispensing system, 100:4

MJM34z motoryacht: construction of/Boston Boatworks, 99:52, 99:66

MkIII FirstStar, anchor light, 87:95

MK V SOC (Mark-Five Special Operations Craft): Carderock Combatant Craft Department, 52:42

MMC: engine control system, 1:68

MNK Enterprises, Inc.: MNK Honeycomb Process, 32:52; sailboards/honeycomb cores, 24:4; Tricel paper honeycombs, 32:52

Mochi Craft (Italy): Long Range 23 motoryacht/manually engaged parallel hybrid system, 127:30; mock-ups, interior, as sales/design tools: CAD/CAM applications, 40:42, 40:52, 48:66, 95:64; construction/costs/benefits, 2:60, 9:28, 10:4; control-station layout, 48:66; engineroom layout, 37:26; joinerwork, 9:28, 9:34, 10:4, 45:47; limitations, 10:4; nav station, 11:9; plywood, 2:60, 9:28

model basins/tank-testing facilities and programs, Australia: Australian Maritime College, 54:44

model basins/tank-testing facilities and programs, Europe: FB Design’s High-Speed Research Facility (Italy), 93:10; Maritime Research Institute of the Netherlands (MARIN), 49:42, 58:26; Wolfson Unit/University of Southampton (England), 58:26

model basins/tank-testing facilities and programs, North America: British Columbia Research Inc./Ocean Engineering Centre, 56:26, 56:38, 89:85; Carderock/Combatant Craft Department, 52:42, 58:26; Carderock/David Taylor Model Basin, 42:39, 49:42, 53:12, 56:26, 56:38, 58:13, 58:26; Carderock/High-Speed Basin, 56:26, 56:38; Carderock/Maneuvering and Seakeeping Basin, 56:26, 58:13; design reviews by, 55:32, 89:85; Halifax, Nova Scotia’s Center for Marine Vessel Development and Research, 64:11; Hydromechanics Laboratory, 56:26, 56:38; Hydronautics Research Incorporated, 56:26, 56:28; Institute for Marine Dynamics/Offshore Engineering Basin, 56:26, 56:38; model-towing tank, 64:11, 89:85; Oceanic Consulting and the Institute for Marine Dynamics, 114:20; South Bay Simulations CFD program SPLASH, 61:66; Stevens Institute/Davidson Laboratory, 56:26, 56:38, 58:26, 60:66; University of Michigan/Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratory, 56:26, 56:38, 58:26; Webb Institute/Robinson Model Basin, 56:26, 56:38, 58:26. See also model testing

model testing: combined with computational  fluid dynamics (CFD), 60:66; vs. computer analysis/performance prediction, 55:32, 58:26; vs. design analysis, 49:8; Dynaplane design, 97:164; fresh vs. salt water, 59:56; vs. full-scale testing (sea trials)/limitations of/laminar and turbulent flow, 58:6, 58:26, 68:32; model construction/size/cost, 55:32, 56:26, 58:6, 60:66; Moloka’i Strait MS75 Hercules, 114:20; outdoor test method vs. indoor test tank facilities, 78:22; for performance evaluation/prediction, 56:26, 58:6, 58:26, 59:56, 60:66, 64:11, 68:32, 89:85, 114:20, 116:80; propellers/propulsion systems, 59:56, 89:85; radio-controlled/stealth lobsterboat, 51:96; reverse-engineering/wreck of Titanic, 58:13; shallow vs. deep water, 58:26, 60:5; speed prediction, 59:56; Twelve-meter yacht Mariner, 76:60. See also model basins/tank-testing facilities and programs; model, scale, for performance testing; performance prediction; speed, estimating

model, 2D: modeling software program, 66:90; vs. 3D CAD, 66:90; Solid Edge program, Origin, 66:90; SolidWorks program, 66:90

model, 2 3/4-D: computer-generated, 38:38

model, 3-D: computer-generated, 24:62, 38:38, 54:82, 57:15, 66:90, 68:5; vs. carved half model, 54:82. See also model, 3-D

model, half. See half models, carved

model, scale, for performance testing: cold-molded/Titanic, 58:13; construction/size/cost/powering, 55:32, 56:26, 58:6, 60:66; foam, 55:32; gimbaled/comparison of sailing rigs/induced drag, 55:44; model-towing tank, 64:11, 89:85. See also model testing

modular construction: at Westport Shipyard, 62:33; access and inspection issues, 75:3

Modular Marine: CAL/NCC aluminum kit boats, 43:83

Modutech Marine: profile/commercial boats/repairs, 40:40; Sea Ranger and Pacific Ranger/biodiesel fuel, 77:22

Moe, Howard: Hoquiam Boat Shop/fishing boats/yachts, 40:28; on vocational training programs, 20:21

Moeller Manufacturing Company, Inc.: polyethylene fuel tanks, 12:60

Moesly, Carl: and Sea Craft boats, 91:116

Moga, Thomas J., author: “How to Counter Industrial Counterfeiting,: 103:134

Mohrschladt, Henry: Cat Harbor Boats, 20:8; on cored bottoms, 51:22; Pacific Seacraft, 10:20, 25:8

Moir, Jim: on power multihulls, 45:120

moisture: and laminate degradation/blistering, 4:64, 15:13, 15:60, 23:42, 85:22, 102:46; shrink-wrapping caveats, 18:28. See also blistering, gelcoat/osmotic; core bonding; fiberglass construction; fiberglass construction, cored/sandwich; foam cores, PVC; plywood deck, waterlogged

moisture meters: Caisson Novanex, 23:42, 23:45, 23:47, 23:49, 60:48; Caisson Novanex V1/D2, 35:58; capacitance, 23:42, 60:48, 66:5; Code of Practice for the Analysis of Moisture Meter Readings, 104:4; freezing temperatures and, 60:48; gelcoat peeling, 13:4; impedance, 23:42, 66:5; 104:4; laminate/leak testing, 3:60, 66:5; misinterpretation of data, 102:46; 104:4; near-field attachment, 60:48; Protimeter Aquant, 19:8, 23:42, 23:45, 23:47, 23:49, 69:31; Protimeter Mini, 69:31; Protimeter Surveymaster, 60:48, 69:31; readings, interpretation of, 62:5, 66:5, 69:70, 102:46; SAMs “boot camp” meter testing,  104:128; resistance, 23:42, 60:48, 69:31; sensitivity to solvents, 60:48; sensitity to static electricity, 104:4; sources, 16:50, 19:8, 23:49, 60:65, 69:31; Sovereign MkII, 60:48; 104:4; Sovereign Moisture Master, 9:50, 23:42, 23:45, 23:47, 23:49; Tramex Skipper, 3:60, 23:42, 23:45, 23:47, 23:49, 60:48; types/applications/performance, 16:50, 19:8, 23:42, 23:45, 23:47, 60:48, 61:5, 66:5, 69:31; vacuum-drying blistered hull, 9:50, 9:53, 70:92

molder/planer: portable (Williams & Hussey W-7), 12:60

molding: power sander for, 42:74

mold-release agents/systems: aluminum foil (one-offs), 10:42; cellulose acetate, 60:114, 60:120; Chemlease CPR large-part mold release, 112:10; for composite flat-panel fabrication, 45:68, 62:62; development of, 38:30, 60:116, 60:120; Dixie-Cup method, 60:124; fillers/sealers/glazes, 12:27, 12:28; FreKote, 12:27, 13:11; Frekote Aquiline GP-100 (water-based), 19:59; Frekote 44NC, 59:76; internal, 13:11; and methacrylate-based adhesives, 75:58; Mono-Coat RPM, 5:26, 12:27; Peel Ply, 10:42; polymeric, 12:27, 13:11; PVA (polyvinyl acetate), 10:42, 12:27, 12:30, 22:12, 41:50, 45:68, 60:120; for scarfed-seam deck repair, 37:48; sources, 13:18; types/applications/troubleshooting, 12:27, 22:12, 25:59; water-based, 13:11; wax/additives, 12:27, 12:28, 22:12, 37:48, 60:124. See also Peel Ply/peel ply; tooling, troubleshooting

molds. See plug (male mold); tooling (molds)

Mollica, Jason: on CNC tooling/Mollicam, 67:5

Mollica, Jason and Jeremy: Mollicam's CNC machining, 63:5

Mollica, Jeremy: on CNC tooling/Mollicam, 67:5; foam models/Mollicam, 55:32

Mollicam: CNC machining, 67:5; robotic tooling equipment/foam models, 55:32

Moloka’i Strait: long-range motoryachts/Eric Sponberg designs, 114:20; MS75 Hercules/bulbous bow/model testing, 114:20

Moltschaniwskyj, Andre, author: “Planet Solar,” 124:22

molybdenum disulfide grease: CV joints, 120:42

Momany, Ned: grillage structure, 48:4

Monarch Manufacturing: industrial-grade embossiing system for hull identification numbers, 63:5

MonArk. See SeaArk Marine/SeaArk Boats

Monel (nickel/copper alloy): and galvanic corrosion, 32:39, 33:28, 84:82; stopnuts/stainless steel keel fasteners, 38:20

Monfort, Platt. on boat shelters/condensation, 36:4; Clamp-It, 15:70

Monk, Dan: computer design, 57:15, 87:46

Monk, Ed, Jr.: profile, 57:15; on tooling/hull stretching techniques, 2:42; and Nordlund Motoryachts, 87:46; Ocean Alexander-style motoryacht, 64:96; sportfisherman, Kona Concept, 61:52; and Westport Shipyard, 62:27

Monk, Russ: on specialty plywood panels, 16:12

monocoque grid system, 133:60

Monroe, Robert H. (Rob): on composite wing spars, 14:8; on epoxy-gluing PT industrial plywood, 27:42; on hardware bonding, 15:21; on vacuum-bagging, 1:58

Monroe, Robert H. (Rob), author: “Gimme Shelter: A Gable-Roof Shed,” 35:15

Monsanto Chemical Co.: Centrex plastic/cracking, 34:59; Centrex thermoplastic resin, 14:57

Monsees, John: titanium seminar/IBEX 2005, 132:62

Montana Boatbuilders: drift boats, 91:20

Montgomery, Gene: on LP hazards/safety gear, 20:8

Montgomery, Larry, author: “The Multiple Roles of the Marine Surveyor,” 59:89; “Wood Behaving Badly,” 65:38

Montreal Protocol: phaseout of CFCs (R-12 refrigerant), 16:35, 17:4, 18:4, 26:8

moorage: fees, 24:4

Moore, Charles W., author: “Consciousness Raising,” 36:88

Moore, Joe: on advanced composites in the Adirondacks, 99:4. See also Wilson, Charlie

Moore, Lewis: aluminum-fiberglass Aluminewman, 17:19

Moore, Ron: and Ballenger Spar Systems, 94:8; Grindel ultralight, 129:40;  Moore 24 sloops, 93:10

Moores, Jim: profile of, 109:60; Trumpy boats, 109:5, 60

moorings: anchor design/performance (hurricanes), 30:8, 31:4, 38:4, 64:36; cable/chain/scope/rode/lines, 30:8, 53:64, 64:36; concrete, 31:4; pennant, 30:8; marina/bungee-mooring system, 53:64. See also anchors, mooring

Moose Boats: aluminum power catamarans, 79:10; fire/rescue boat, 121:78: port security vessel, 121:78

Morabito, Margaret and Michael: retro 1900 outboard motorboat/ Design Challenge, 122:24

Morabito, Michael: stepped planing hulls/Daniel Savitsky, 126:64; 128:3

Moran, Wally, author: “A Plea for A Nautical Model T,” 135:72

Moreland, Daniel D.: passenger-carrying sailing barque, 52:12

Morelli, Gino: on commercial market/power catamarans, 45:120. See also Morelli & Melvin Design and Engineering

Morelli & Melvin Design and Engineering: Harbor Wing Technologies/X-1 catamaran/autonomous unmanned surface vessel (AUSV), 133:96; hydrofoil cat, 86:14; Leopard 37 powercat, 119:6, 127:94; models/testing, 55:32; plywood-cored flat-panel construction, 45:54; power catamaran/passenger ferry Lady Cat, 59:10; power catamarans/multihulls, 45:120, 50:11, 55:32, 72:84; profile, 72:84; sailing mega-catamaran PlayStation, 58:13, 59:5, 60:11; 62:57, 72:84; 78:29; TRIAK sailing kayak, 128:38; WindCat workboats, 127:94

Morgan, Charles E., Jr.: and start-up of Morgan Yachts, 135:14; Out Island series boats, 135:14

Morgan, Peter J.: on international units of measurement (SI units), 55:5;on “Peters On(Fast)Powerboats,” Parts 1 and 2/Reyes speed formula/Crouch’s formula, 127:6;  on running lines of the winner of the Design Challenge, 122:6; on ventilated stepped hull, 88:4; on working with epoxy in wooden boat construction in New Zealand, 73:5

Morganroth, Peter: on cockpit drainage and boat stability, 114:4

Morris, Jackie L.: on the Trumpy Specialists and Destriero, 113:4

Morris, Tom: profile/Morris Yachts, 57:110; 116:60

Morris Yachts: acetone reduction/replacement, 33:20; core kitsM-Series daysailers, 116:60; Ocean Series IMF and PHRF racing yacht, 116:60; profile/Reindeer V, 57:110; Chuck Paine/flush-deck double-ender sailboat, 92:30; SmartPac box kits/Leadership 44 trainers/U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 133:114; yard safety profile, 92:30

Morse Overland Marine: custom-built hydraulic trailers, 135:58. See also Myco Trailers, American Trailer, Marine Technologies.

Mota, Oscar: on Malo 46 cruising sailboat characteristics and tests, 110:4

Morton, Steve: on HVLP spray equipment, 29:8

Mosher, Bill: on Leisure Furl booms, 117:4

Mosher, Phil: on vinyl ester resins, 6:10

MOSFETS (metal oxide field effect transistors), 99:82.

Mostro:62:12

Motion: analysis 61:82; control, 61:82; sickness, 61:82

MotoRing Technical Training Institute, 120:34

motors, DC: wiring considerations, 8:12

motoryachts. See powerboats, motoryachts

MotoTron, SmartCraft: networked communications system for electronic engine control, 106:42; Skyhook Electronic Anchor, 106:42

Mouligne, Jean-Pierre: CCP/Cray Valley, 50:11

Mountford, John: titanium seminar/IBEX 2005, 132:62

Mower, Marilyn: review of book/biography of Jack B.  Hargrave, /American Classic: The Yachts and Ships of Jack Hargrave, 99:30

Moyer, Skip, author: “Have Training Program, Will Travel,” 69:184

MP 39 refrigerant: conversion to, 22:56, 26:8

MP 66 refrigerant: conversion to, 22:56, 26:8

MSDS. See material safty data sheets (MSDS)

M-shaped hull: Mangia Onda sportfisherman/Knight and Carver Yard, 80:12

M Ship Co.: M80 Stiletto hull design, 97:10; open-water testing (FLOWT) platform/Rapid Empirical Innovation (REI) program, 136:10;

MTU of North America: electronic engine management system, 14:34, 14:38; improved M94 Series 2000 engine/Yacht & Brokerage Show, 119:6

Mucklow, Glenn: on Challener Marine/Crystaliners/Don Mucklow, 105:4

Mudie, Colin (designer): aluminum-hulled junk design for Hong Kong-based Youth Organization, 76:10

Mueller, Ron: videotape production, 16:33

Muenzinger, Paul: on drivetrain shaft failures due to fatigue, 76:4

Muffett, Jessica: YachtWorld’s Boating Yellow Pages, 44:49

mufflers/silencers: boat-noise control/bypass switches, 43:75; Dapars, 15:70; fiberglass Super II Vernatone, 6:52; linear vs. in-line/engineroom layout, 37:26, 46:16; multiple exhaust stacks, 112:48; plastic Vetus, 46:5; Vetus lift-type, 49:16, 51:6. See also engine exhaust systems, dry; engine exhaust systems, wet; engine exhausts

Mull, Gary: on designing for production, 2:60; on racing measurement rules, 60:00; Allan H. Vaitses/corrugated deck sample/Star Boat Fleet, 91:178

Mullen Advertising: marine advertising/marketing, 6:42

multihulls: designs by Nigel Irens, 63:86; giant/Trophee Jules Verne round-the-world race, 58:13, 59:5, 60:11, 118:8; Multiplast designs, 90:50; playboat market, 54:28; power market/designs/production, 45:120, 47:5, 47:17, 50:11, 90:50; sailboat market/designs for, 6:25, 22:64, 23:4, 30:48, 75:14; Sonny Levi designs, 135:26; stability/survival/jettisonable keels, 23:24, 23:26, 74:54; storage/trailering swing-wing design/Jim Antrim, 76:60. See also catamarans, power; catamarans, sailing/cruising; trimarans, power; trimarans, sail

Multimarine Composites (UK): handicapped accessible power catamaran, 119:6

multimeters: Ancor Marine Prova CM-01, 50:73; brochure/testing for galvanic corrosion, 36:78; Fluke 23, 44:54; Fluke 867, 44:54

MultiStar. Tri-color anchor light fixture, 87:95

Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS): chemical workplace allergies, 36:88, 38:6

Munoz, Javier: Internet/marine services, 41:58

Munson, William  E. (Bill). See Munson Manufacturing/Munson, William E., Co.

Munson Manufacturing/Munson, William E., Co.: CAL/NCC integration/training, 38:3, 38:38, 38:47, 43:83, 58:3, 58:66, 133:84; Packman Beachcraft, 53:12; patrol boat/personal landing craft/pleasure cruiser, 3:11, 58:66; profile/welded aluminum construction, 58:3, 58:66

Murden, Tori (solo transatlantic rower): 64:11

Murman, Christopher: on combination of imperial and metric systems for Derek Kelsall’s speed formula, 133:8

Murnikov, Vlad: Design Challenge, 129:18

Murphy, Finnbar P.: on engine accessibility, 108

Murphy, Matthew P. (Matt), author: “Gimme Shelter: A Bow-Roof Shed,” 35:15

Murray & Associates, yacht designers: SOLAS compliant motoryachts, 70:21

Murray, John: on megayacht market, 12:50

Murray Products: teak and mappo-burl table/cabinet, 74:9

Murray, Tim: on waterborne interior finishes, 24:58

Muskat, Herbert: Marco method, 26:44, 32:28, 38:30

Muskat, Dr. Irving: Laminac 4116 room-temperature-curing polyester resin, 103:191

Mustoe, Lorin: on sprayable lightweight core/Euromere’s barrier coat products vs. Spraycore barrier coat products, 113:4

Myco Trailers: custom tilt trailers, 135:58

Mylar tape: for air-release ports/vacuum-bagging, 45:68; “flash breaker” tape, 73:79

Mylne, A., and Co.: survival of design/survey firm, 46:72

Mystic Powerboats: Dave Callan raceboats, 119:6; Aqua Mania G3, turbine-powered speedboat, 119:6

Mystic River Foundry: patternmaking/custom castings, 42:46

Mystic Seaport Museum: building of near-replica tops'l schooner Amistad,64:11; Sparkman & Stephens Yacht Rendezvous, June 2001, 74:44, 116:60

Mystic Shipyard: bottom prep/environmental compliance, 31:18

N

NAAQS (National Ambient Air Quality Standard): non-attainment provisions/ozone, 34:40

NAB (nickel-aluminum-bronze) alloy (C95500): for bulbous fin keel, 54:18

NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics), 126:64; studies for stepped hulls on flying boats, 85:76; XFOIL software program/X-1 Concept vessel/Harbor Wing Technologies, 133:96

Nacira Design (France): mini 650 class boat/all carbon Soitec, 112:10

Nada, Malo 46 Classic: as test boat for propulsion-efficiency experiment, 124:54

Naiad Explorer:Canadian whale-watching boat, 61:10, 135:4

nails, plastic: applications/sources, 9:57; Raptor, 31:68, 32:52

Najid (Orust, Sweden), profile of, 82:58

NAMS. See National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS)

Nanni: marine engine niche market, 122:64

Nanotechnology: nano products, strength and health hazards of, 107:36, 108:4, 109:6; Magic Nano cleaning solution/breathing problems with, 108:6, 109:6

Naranjo, Ralph: on keel installation, 38:20

Naranjo, Ralph, author: “The 17 MLB, Revisited,” 117:44; “SailBots at USNA,” 126:8; “Salvage,” 20:6

Nasman, Damon L.: on builder’s risk insurance, 12:4

Nastran FEA (finite element analysis) software, 78:26

Nasty-class fast patrol boat (PTF): 67:31

Natchez, David S., and Associates: environmental waterfront design, 31:10

National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS): professional ethics, 24:72; professional qualifications/skills, 37:80; survey report guidelines, 55:71

National Association of Passenger Vessel Owners (NAPVO): address, 4:20; efforts/membership, 4:9

National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES): engineering licensure/exam, 47:24; engineering licensure/testing/Ship Design Engineering, 56:53

National Electric Code: ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI), 94:84

National Energy Policy Act (NEPA): energy-efficient lighting, 36:74

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards/compliance: exhaust systems, 43:44; fire protection/safety, 5:64, 36:48, 39:44, 44:18, 44:22, 44:25, 137:22; ground fault monitoring/marina safety code, 104:30, 108:114; isolation vs. polarization transformers, 108:114; lightning protection, 43:64; position on SmartPlug, 134:80; wiring, 8:12, 8:24, 37:4, 38:4, 38:55, 66:38. See also fires, boat; fires, electrical, causes/prevention

National Insurance Crime Bureau: 71:27

National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA): address, 4:20; “Bling My Boat” contest, 110:12; boat noise standards/compliance, 43:75; certification program/European market, 4:9, 15:50, 16:4, 37:66, 41:38, 41:41, 43:17, 55:87; efforts/membership, 4:9; family boating market, 118:80; HINs (Hull Identification Numbers), 35:52; MACT survey, 34:3; resin surveillance program, 1:30; safety standards/liability/certification program, 4:9, 15:50, 16:4, 36:48, 37:34, 37:66, 40:62; sailboat market/industry, 30:48; styrene-emission-control assessment/testing/guidance, 32:48, 40:17, 41:5, 45:21; Water Watch (environmental issues publication), 31:16; women/boating market, 38:51, 40:62

National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and National Data Buoy Center (NDBC), 61:82

National Paint Company: Zolatone, 21:26

National Renewable Energy Laboratory: photoelectrochromic windows, 57:88

National Safe Boating Council: safe-boating manual, 32:48

National Safety Council (NSC): worker-safety training programs, 13:54

National Safety Transportation Board (NTSB), 114:94

Native Americans. See Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

Naugatuck Chemical: early polyester resin supplier, 60:116

Nauset Marine: yard boats, 42:34

Nautec Corporation: Bertram Yacht, 39:70

Nautor’s Swann (Finland): pigmented resins/SPRINT reinforcements, 79:114; start up of Baltic Yachts, 85:46; Swan sailboats, 84:52

Nautical Outfitters: CREWS stainless steel raw-water strainer, 39:98

Nautical Ventures, Inc.: Reverso oil-change pump/system, 40:66

Nautilus: hull design/fairing/lofting software, 7:18, 7:25, 9:5, 17:58, 24:26, 24:32

Navada Industries: Environmental Spray Gun Cleaner, 13:70

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

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division. See Carderock Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center

NavCad: propulsion-design software, 17:58, 26:54, 46:62, 87:53

navigation instruments/systems: access, 48:66; captive nuts/Southco, 41:62; integrated/Dataline, 6:52; lightning protection/impulse suppressors, 43:64; Tiny Coach, 103:14. See also instruments/instrument panel; navigation stations

navigation lights: and compliance with American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), 115:74; Dr. LED replacement for common marine halogen lights, 115:74; and Immana Laboratry independent test facility, 115:74; Lopolight LEDs, 115:74; Mantaqua (France) replacement LED bulbs, 99:20

navigation stations: design considerations, 11:9, 11:19, 48:66, 48:79, 53:50

Navtech Inc.: design firm/computerized lofting/welded aluminum construction, 59:71

Navy, U.S. See Navy boats/contracts, U.S.; U.S. Navy

navy boats/contracts, Sweden: advanced composites/minehunters/Karlskrona Shipyard, 53:40, 55:5, 57:7, 58:36; carbon fiber/hybrid masts/superstructures, 53:40, 58:36; surface-effect ship (SES), 53:40; YS 2000/Visby-class corvette, 53:40, 55:5

Navy boats/contracts, U.S.: advanced composites/resin-infusion molding, 32:28, 42:39, 48:35, 50:5, 52:43, 53:40; builder diversification/Hood Enterprises, 33:36; CAD/CAM/3-D models, 38:38; carbon fiber/hybrid masts/superstructures, 58:36; coastal patrol ships (PCs), 52:43; combatant craft, 28:27; Corvette class, 48:35; custom design vs. adaptation, 52:43; fabric selection, 31:4; glass-to-resin ratios, 25:58; gunboats/small combatants, 25:8, 28:27, 52:3, 52:43, 52:51; HYSWAS (Hybrid Hydrofoil Small Waterplane Area Ship), 49:45; landing craft and motor whaleboats, 52:43; mine-warfare/MCM vessels, 25:58, 48:48, 53:4, 53:40; MK Vs, 52:43; PT boats (MTBs), 5:52, 5:57, 34:5, 52:43, 52:51; RIBs, 52:43; river patrol boats (PRBs), 54:18, 57:7; secondary-bonding specifications/testing, 20:32, 20:37, 39:19; SES hullform/sportfishermen, 48:6; shipbuilding/Bay Ship & Yacht, 21:38; specwar boats, 52:3, 52:42; Standard Specifications for U.S. Navy Craft, 52:43; stealth technology, 53:40; structural adhesive/3M 5200, 28:27; target boats, 3:11, 25:8, 30:18; torpedo and flying boats/Herreshoff, 54:85; turbine engine, 12:60; utility and personnel boats, 25:8, 52:43; vacuum-bagging/Hood Enterprises, 30:18; vinyl esters, 6:10, 25:8, 52:43. See also Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division; U.S. Navy

Nazarov, Albert: on Series 62 and questions on drag curves starting from Fnl.=0.25, 130:6; Picnic 550 Classic/ Design Challenge, 122:24, 127:20, 135:36; Silver Arrow 860/Design Challenge, 127:20; XP980 and 01000 aluminum powerboats, 131:22

Nazarov, Albert, author: “Small Boats for a Global Market,” 131:22

NC cutting. See CAD/CAM; CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting/numerically controlled cutting); kits, boat (NC lofting/cutting); metal construction, CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting, numerically controlled cutting) applications; numerically controlled (NC) lofting/cutting equipment

Neeter, Henry E., author: “All Hands on Deck,” 132:18

negotiation: builder’s contracts, 37:60, 37:61; insurance claims/surveys/Getting to Yes, 35:72; relational vs. tactical, 96:104. See also arbitration epoxy exposure, 3:19, 42:62, 45:105, 48:104, 53:40, 55:5, 57:7;

Nelms, J.C. (Jay): on blocking/boatyard safety standards, 53:4; on “eminence” exception for professional engineer (P.E.) licensure, 72:5; on subcontractors in boatyard, 54:5

Nelson, Larry: on outsourcing/Westport Shipyard, 37:16

Nelson/Marek Yacht Design: containerable day sailer, Karen, 68:11; 91’ cruiser design, 3:11

neoprene adhesive: Boscoprene 2402, 46:38

Neorion Shipyard (Greece): SOLAS compliant motoryachts, 70:21

Neptunus. See Jachtwerf Neptunus b.v.

Neste Polyester: vinyl ester tooling glecoat, 49:59

nesting, of parts. See CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting/numerically controlled cutting)

Nestler Electronics Division: large-format digitizer, 10:52

Neutralizer AC finishing gun, 129:8

Neverbonds: definition, 87:62

Neverdosky, Michael: on Cobra Cable Tie vs. nylon wrap, 75:5

New England Boatworks: profile of, 81:90; Bellatrix custom carbon tender, 81:93; pushboat, 131:12; triple support (conformal) cradle, 106:80

New England Institute of Technology: Volvo engine training center, 57:15

New England Thermoplastics: dust/mist mask, 3:60

Newcastle Marine: John Traina/profile, 130:28

Newfoundland: model basin/Institute for Marine Dynamics, 56:26, 56:38; performance evaluation/Marineering Inc., 56:26, 56:38

Newick, Richard C. (Dick), author: “Yes, We Have No P.E.,” 71:136

Newick, Richard C. (Dick): Cheers/Atlantic proa/OSTAR race, 122:40; dagger foils in floats, 63:86; experimental trimaran/crab-claw rig, 57:15; on hardware bonding, 15:21; induction to North American Designers Hall of Fame, 113:10; Ocean Surer, 40’ solo racer, 122:40; Trine, trimaran, 122:40; VAL 3/trimarans, 122:40; virtual circumnavigation attempt, 54:18

Newman, Jarvis, Company: Aluminewman (customized aluminum-fiberglass lobsterboat), 17:19; Newman 46 fiberglass hulls, 97:82; 116:60

Newmar: Seaproof waterproof electrical panels/circuit breakers, 45:105

New Meadows Marina: shrink-wrapping (storage), 18:28

New Pig Corp.: leak/spill containment products, 21:60

Newport Adhesives: 1101 pre-preg resin system, 39:30

Newport News Shipbuilding: R&D/advanced composites, 58:36

Newport Shipyard: foam-planking/Core-Cell, 35:58

newsletters: boatyard information/environmental issues, 31:16, 35:25

Newton, John and Whit: American Marine Ltd./builder profile, 19:28

New Wave Systems: CAD systems, 7:18, 8:35; Nautilus design software, 7:18, 7:25, 9:5, 17:58, 24:26, 24:32

New York Police Department: Dauntless 35 patrol/rescue boat, 83:14

New York (state): boat-noise control/Motorless Otsego, 43:75

New Zealand: apprenticeship system, 20:18, 20:25, 54:52; boatbuilders/new construction in, 54:43, 54:44, 55:5, 55:58, 55:61, 71:70; High-Performance Yacht Design Conference, 98:12; jetsprint boats, 57:15; market for sportfishermen/power cats, 47:5. See also Awesome Yachts; Cookson Boats; Downs-Honey, Richard; High Modulus; Matrix Masts; Southern Spars; Tristram Boats

New Zealand Yachts Ltd.: 68:11

Nexus Marine Corporation: builder profile/marketing/production methods, 23:37, 23:41; 21’ planing dory, 23:37, 23:41; 23’ Chinook sportfisherman, 23:37

nF2 (Neither Fish Nor Fowl), hydrofoil-equipped trimaran, 75:14

Nguyen, Loc: Carderock composites R&D, 48:35

Nice, Susan: on interior design, 6:39

niche markets. See markets, niche

Nichols, Archie: on integrating/implementing CAD/CAM, 38:38

Nichols Advanced Marine: model testing/performance analysis, 58:13

Nichols Brothers Boat Builders: CAD/CAM applications, 8:35, 38:38; 3-D CAD ZOLT system, 38:38

Nicholson Saw: Quik-Cut, 14:57

Nickum and Spaulding: design for mold, 62:26

Nicolon: Geolon 1250X/Geolon 600 polypropylene filter cloth, 9:50

Nicolson, Ian: Surveying Small Craft/review, 34:52

Nicolson, Ian, author: “Engine Access,” 106:34; “First Principles,” 108:136; “The Secret of Survival,” 46:72; “The Short-Fin-Keel Problem,” 101;128

Nicolson, Ian: on regulations worries for boatbuilders, 106:4

Nicro Marine: Moonlight hatch, 30:60

Nida-Core Corp.: Nida-Core polypropylene honeycomb core, 21:4, 22:20, 36:78, 52:30, 115:18; bondline facings/adhesion, 36:78; Nida Fusion STO rigid urethane foam, 115:18; H8PP rigid-elastic structural honeycomb core, 115:18

Nieff, Mitch: profile/Sparkman & Stephens, 59:44

Nigel Calder’s Cruising Handbook: checklist chapter, excerpted from, 73:102

Nilfisk of America Inc.: VT-60A wet/dry shop vacuum, 25:59

Nimac America: inflatable sportboat, 1:20

Nippon Challenge:61:52; race with Young America,65:66

Nitto Kohki U.S.A., Inc.: hydraulic hole punch, 2:70; Super Hand 100 A tool, 10:52; Super Saw air-driven hacksaw, 25:59

Nixon, Dr. John: on flexi-resin use, 67:5

N-methyl-pyrrolidone (NMP): in resin cleaner/acetone replacement, 33:20; in water-based strippers, 33:69

NMEA: NMEA 0183/NMEA 2000, 97:148, 98:50, 99:4, 99:82, 106:42, 119:38, 122:64; standardized electronic communication between electronic devices, 97:148, 98:50, 106:42, 108:34, 119:38, 131:46; support of MITEC (Marine Industry Training and Educational Council), 116:112

NMMA. See National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA)

NMMA Publications: warning labels/decals, 21:12

NOAA. See National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Noise Cancellation Technologies (NCT): ProActive 1000 anti-noise headsets, 36:78

noise pollution: boat-noise standards/legislation/compliance, 43:75, 63:10

noise/vibration control: acoustic signatures, 46:50; analog/digital sound meter, 78:104; Barry Controls, 120:42; consultants, 34:27; Co-Rez, 120:42; diagnostics/computers, 5:48, 74:85; diesel-electric generator, 109:140; E-A-R bulletin, 26:54; engine mounts, 5:42, 34:22, 34:26, 34:27, 35:58, 120:38, 122:6; laminate thickness, 50:18; liquid sound-dampening products, 97:10; materials/methods, 5:42, 34:22, 34:26, 34:27, 34:59; minehunter ships, 65:84; noise/vibration isolators, 34:59, 35:4; noise-cancellation headsets, 36:78, 78:104; noise-damping electronics/anti-noise systems, 46:50; noise isolation with thrust-bearing drivetrains, 120:42, 122:6; noise-reducing laminates, 32:4; QuietBoat viscoelastic polymer covering, 97:10; sources, 5:49, 34:27; turbo silencer/Navy specwar, 52:43; vibration severity chart, 74:85; waterjet propulsion systems, 67:70, 70:21. See also engines, marine, noise/vibration control; noise pollution; soundproofing insulation

noise/vibration isolators: Aquadrive, 35:4; ISOLOSS HD, 34:59

Nolan, Tim, Marine Design: accommodations design/wheelchair-accessible yacht, 57:15: canoe-stern launch Ajax,67:13; engineer for Nordlund Boat Company, 87:46; pilot boat Puget Sound, 67:90, 67:98, 67:128, 87:104

Noll, Rob: on boatyard customer service, 3:5

Nomex honeycomb. See aramid honeycomb; honeycomb cores

non-destructive inspection (NDI). See surveying techniques/tools/equipment, non-destructive

non-destructive technologies for inspecting carbon parts, 124:26

non-destructive testing (NDT). See surveying techniques/tools/equipment, non-destructive

nonskid covers: for workplace/walkways, 45:105

nonskid deck coatings/coverings: design/safety considerations, 42:88, 69:92; Ensolite foam decking, 91:172; Epifanes coating, 1:68; gelcoat/thickened/candy-stripe-rolled, 45:80; Gibco silicone covering/scarfed-seam repairs (waterlogged flotation foam), 37:48; linear polyurethane (LP) paint, 19:12; Sea Shocks polymeric decking, 91:172; TBS polyurethane deck covering, 8:54

Norcold: HFC-134a-compatible marine refrigeration, 16:35, 18:4

Norden, Greg: on ethanol and fiberglass tanks, 109:6

Nardhaven passagemaker: simplicity vs. complexity of onboard systems, 137:34. See also Cloud-based systems.

Nordic Boat Standard: for pleasure boats under 49’, 81:128

Nordlund Boat Company: adaptable mold, 67:128; pilot boat Puget Sound,67:90; 67:128, 87:104; profile, 87:46

Nordlund-Silvia Boat Company: 87:46

Norsafe AS: Norwegian builder, patrol/rescue boat, 61:10

Nord West Yachts (Orust, Sweden): profile of, 117:66

Norscot: lip-type shaft seal, 29:14, 29:21

Norseman Marine: re-rigging project, 38:51

North American Boat Designers Hall of Fame: Dick Newick, 113:10; Jack Hargrave, 113:10

North American Land Sailing Association: land-yacht speed-sailing/world records, 60:11

North American Textiles: fiberglass fabric (binders/blistering), 15:60

North Atlantic Industries: aluminum-fiberglass hybrids, 17:19

North Carolina: waste-reduction and safety studies/manual, 27:17, 28:48, 28:52

North End Marine and Fiberglass Engineering/North End Composites: airboat/SCRIMP sidelines, 44:35; CCP Cray Valley (Open 50), 64:64; fabric impregnator applications, 5:40; fairings production for Pequot River Shipworks, 62:87; profile, 44:35; resin-infusion/SCRIMP/Hunt 90, 44:30, 44:35; mold-release systems, 12:27, 13:11; sale of five-axis milling machine to Janseneering, 90:13; scale model construction, 55:32; tooling/Husky Airboat, 53:12; tooling/powerboat, 61:102: tooling for production, 3:34, 71:3; use of Polylite Profile tooling resin system, 16:52, 32:45

Northern California Marine Association (NCMA): address, 4:20; efforts/membership, 4:9

Northern Fiberglass Sales: vacuum bag, 1:58; vacuum-bag film, 30:25

Northern Lights Hybrid: HybriDrive propulsion system, 138:6; Northern Marine: profile/Defiant 64 and Long-Range Cruisers, 57:123; 75’ Starship Millennium, 57:123; Weskor structural core, 54:5

Northern Spy, vintage Huckins Corinthian motoryacht/pod drive installation, 129:54

Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation: precision chuck, 5:58

Northport (MirroCraft): Ultra Pro AL aluminum-fiberglass fishing boats, 17:31

North Safety Equipment: respirators, 3:19

Northstar Software: Shiphull 2000, 17:58

Northwest Bay Ships (Tasmania, Australia): trimaran ferry hull, 95:6

Northwest Plasma Cutting: custom NC cutting/metal-construction boat kits, 42:74, 63:145

Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding: vocational training programs, 22:4; Sliver 30-square-meter-class sloop/Robert H. Perry, 137:44; Buzzards Bay 14 sloop, 137:44; San Pedro 25, 137:44

Northwind Marine: EXTREME aluminum RIBs, 55:16; SAFE Boat, 52:12

Norway: boatshop safety regulations, 2:67; FRP construction/styrene exposure, 1:30

Norwegian classification society. See Det Norske Veritas

Nova Electric: 5060-120 inverter, 23:54

Nova Kool: HFC-134a-compatible marine refrigeration, 16:35

Novanex. See moisture meters

Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association (NSBA): Cape Horn 65 steel trawler yacht, 77:10; and New Zealand Boating Industry Training Organization (BITO), 100:24; marine trades training programs, 67:13; recreational boat market, 77:10

Novis Marine, 115:100. See also C & C Yachts.

Noyes, Daniel: Design Challenge, 122:24

NQEA Engineers and Shipbuilders: 63:106

NRD, Inc.: static-dissipating air guns, 13:18

Nuclejet (NRD): anti-static blow gun, 48:86

numerically controlled (NC) lofting/cutting. See CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting/numerically controlled cutting); kits, boat (NC lofting/cutting); metal construction, CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting, numerically controlled cutting) applications

numerically controlled (NC) lofting/cutting equipment: Cutting Edge automated cutting machinery, 21:60; digitizers, 10:52, 32:52, 40:42; Formes & Volumes/inexpensive plugmaking, 88:14; history of, 67:8; Homag BOF-712 fixed gantry processing center, 90:13; Limited Production Tool (LPT) for machining female mold, 71:106; NC System 200 large-format digitizer, 10:52; KOMO CNC machine/Cruisers Yachts, 114:68; outsourcing of/Rhebergen, 96:36; outsourcing of/Nautor, 84:52; plasma-arc cutting/boat kits, 42:74, 43:83; plasma-arc cutting/welded aluminum, 24:34, 42:74, 63:145, 69:52; polystyrene cores/extrudable paste/Axson Technologies, 128:8; routers/cutters, 2:70, 7:18, 13:43, 24:26, 37:16, 37:18, 38:38, 40:42, 57:15, 61:102; Skalar Systems digitizer, 32:52, 40:42; Techno Isel 599/Univ. of Kansas School of Engineering, 106:10; Thermwood Model 50 cutting machine, 24:62; for wood/interior joinerwork, 40:42, 90:13, 97:10, 97:108, 114:68. 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; routers, numerically controlled (NC)

NuTeak, PVC composite deck material, 125:20. See also Flexiteek.

Nu-Tec Northwest, Inc.: Nu-Tec strippers, 14:57

Nutt, David: DuraKore strip planking, 15:34; dust control, 28:38; hardware potting, 15:21

Nuvolari/Lenard Naval Design: 72’ composite motoryacht, 59:57; Mostro, 62:12; Perini Navi ketch, 63:10

Nye, Tim: on composites design/comparison of hull thickness calculation/ABS rules, 106:4

Nylok Fastener Corp.: self-locking patch/engine mount, 35:58

nylon, high-density, oil-impregnated: Ertalon LFX, 29:14

Nyman Marine Corp.: WaterLift boat hoists, 23:50