Professional BoatBuilder Comprehensive Index

Issues 1-138

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Object 2 Skiffworks: Canaan C-Class catamaran, 133:70

O’Brien, Mike, author: “Better Blister Protection,” 2:72

Occidental Chemical Corporation: Hazorb spill-cleanup products, 4:58

occupational health. See worker safety/occupational health

Occupational Safety and Health Administration. See OSHA

Ocean Alexander-style motoryacht: 64:96

Ocean Connect, Inc.: On-board’s information services, 15:70

Oceanfast Motor Yachts: aluminum-fiberglass hybrids, 17:19

Ocean Kayak: boat-recycling program/polyethylene kayaks, 15:4

Ocean Marine Specialties: claim investigation of boat accidents, fire, and theft, 71:27

Ocean Tech Marine: 34’ sportfisherman/DuraKore strip planking, 2:12, 15:34

Ocean Technical Services Inc. (OTECH): CeRam-Kote applicator, 54:18; SCRIMP/Mark V Motor Surfboats (Coast Guard), 37:3

Ocean Yachts: designing for production, 2:60; interior design, 6:34; sportfishermen/Dave Martin, designer, 103:160

Oehrli, Richard: profile, 54:18; on Navy river patrol boats, 61:5, 84:18; on professional engineer (P.E.) licensure, 72:5; powerboat design 4-ways configuration, 84:18

OEM suppliers: mergers, 1:5

offsets, table of: pantograph/offsets machine/N.G. Herreshoff, 54:82; paper and slide rule/Bill Trip, 105:56

Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA): address, 4:20; efforts/membership, 4:9

offshore cruising/racing sailboats. See sailboats, offshore cruising/racing

offshore racing/performance powerboats. See powerboats, high-performance offshore/raceboats

offshore racing/performance sailboats. See sailboats, offshore racing/performance

offshoresportfishing yachts. See powerboats, offshore sportfishing yachts

Offshore Systems: refrigerant recovery, 26:8

offshore wind farms: North Sea Logistics boat/powercat Xplorer, 108:16

oil, crude: resin percentage per barrel, 65:11

oil, in bilge: pumps/skimming techniques, 31:59

oilcanning/deflection: racing shells/kayaks, 41:28; waterlogged cored composites, 31:34, 31:39

oil-change pump/system: Reverso, 40:66

oil changes. See engine oil

oil filters. See engine oil

oil purifier: portable, 3:60

oil recovery: Kvichak Marine, 96:52

Oldag, Claus-P: on engine accessibility, 109:6; stern tube repair, 130:38

Oldag, Claus, author: “Tales From Trinidad,” 13038

Oldenburg, Bo: designer/curved-stepped hull, 54:18

Old Slip Marina: vacuum-drying blistered hulls, 9:50, 9:53

Old Town Canoe Company: Crosslink 3 system/tooling, 10:34, 11:20; Discovery canoe, 4:34, 4:40; product line/canoe market, 4:34; roto-molding technology, 4:34, 4:40, 10:34; Royalex construction, 11:20; videos/marketing, 16:33

Olin Urethane Systems: Autofroth SL-317 air-purge foam gun, 11:52; CFC-free flotation foam, 2:28

Olsen, Henry: on surveyor pricing, 71:5

Olson, Stephen (Steve): on holding tank design/installation, 52:4; on keel attachment/fasteners, 40:4; on marine wiring/soldered terminal connections, 11:5

Olson, Stephen (Steve), author: “Air Power,” 33:58; “Bad Blood!,” 41:55; “A Brief History of Aluminum Boatbuilding,” 53:31; “Dealing with Fiberglass Dust,” 28:38; “Down and Dirty,” 31:59; “A Fine Invention (Travelifts) Refined,” 57:133; “Getting to Yes,” 35:72; “Living by the Book,” 5:64; “A New Approach for Removing Old Wood Screws,” 23:20; “PJ!”, 53:28; “Ovenless Post-Cure,” 136:22; “A Practical, Portable Pump for Boatyards,” 30:60; “Simple Setup Eases Coupling Flange Removal,” 5:8; “A Simplified Holding Tank,” 50:69; “T-Boats,” 36:22; “Wayne’s World,” 45:76

Olympics: racing events, 41:58; racing shell/kayak design/engineering, 41:28, 41:30

OMC. See Outboard Marine Corp.

O’Meara, Richard (Rich): on carbon-fiber/Kevlar reinforcements, 28:18; on fabric impregnators, 5:34, 5:40; on PowerBoard sanding/fairing tool, 24:66; on pre-pregs, 24:18, 24:21

Omega Chemical: SprayCore sprayable syntactic foam, 7:50, 7:62

Omni: stepped 22’ Tridyne, 5:52

Omni Research Corporation: Omni-Gel hull cleaner, 10:52

Omohundro Corp.: carbon-fiber spars/lightning protection system, 43:64

Onan Corporation: generators/carbon monoxide warnings, 45:32; generators/exhaust nipples, 45:5

Oneida Air Systems: dust and fume extraction system, 87:10

O’Neill, Mike: on thermoplastic construction, 11:20

one hundred knot yacht, 101:82, 104:4, 105:4

one-off construction. See custom/semi-custom/one-off construction; tooling, for custom/one-off boats

Ongaro Marine: throttle arms and knobs, 44:54

Onset Bay Marina: wastewater collection system, 6:8

Ontario: Hy-Lite Power Boats/welded aluminum offshore powerboats, 51:11; MetalCraft Marine/Bullnose high-speed landing craft, 57:15

Open 40s (Groupe Finot design): ocean racing vessel Syllogic,70:38

Open 50s (Groupe Finot design): ocean racing vessel, 64:64; 65:24, 76:60

Open 60s (Groupe Finot design): ocean racing vessels, 64:64; Karver Rigging K-Evolution furler systems and blocks, 95:6

open-molding. See laminating techniques, open-molding

Open 60s: 64:64

Oregon: commercial/yacht markets, 40:24

Oregon Iron Works: welded steel tourist sub, 55:16

Organoil Pty Ltd.: timber preservatives and finishes, 96:6

original speed: powerboats going faster than hull speed/Donald L. Blount interview, 128:18

Orust, Sweden: profile of Hallberg-Rassy Yard, Najid and Mala boatyards, 82:58; Nord West Yachts, 117:66

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), regulations: air quality/VOC emissions, 1:30, 7:64; chemical exposure limits/1989, 1:30; compliance manual, 34:59; ergonomics program/hand tools, 37:71; fire-preparedness guidelines, 1:50; foundries, 42:46; inspections, 18:4, 34:59, 69:13; Morris Yachts, 92:36; need for reasonable guidelines/limited spray-painting, 80:96: paint application, 42:24; safety and health, 17:2, 69:13; styrene exposure limits, 1:30, 7:64, 40:17, 40:20, 41:58, 42:5, 53:73; tuberculosis exposure, 36:74. See also worker safety/occupational health

oscillating multipurpose tools, 133:12

osmotic blistering. See blistering, gelcoat/osmotic; blister repairs

OSTAR (Observer Singlehanded Treansatlantic Race): 1984/Thursday’s Child, 53:50

Oster, Richard: Wilbur 34 redesign/performance, 5:86

Osterhaug, Erik, author: “Application Strategies,” 67:52

OTH RIB (Over the Horizon Rigid Inflatable Boat): 66:11

Otton, Stephen: on carbon fiber/auto-racing applications, 30:4

Out Island 41, 135:14. See also Morgan, Charles E., Jr.

Outboard Marine Corp. (OMC): and Chris-Craft, 80:48; Cobra sterndrive, 14:34; diesel propulsion package (SDU/Cobra), 14:34; Peter Van Lancker, 80:48, 81:26; pressure-treated industrial plywood/lab testing, 27:42; styrene reduction, 26:34

outboard motors: world’s largest/Seven Marine, 138:6

outboard motor test tank: at Newcastle Marine, 130:28

outdrive system: aluminum corrosion/galvanic stray current problem, 105:96; design of/problems of, 76:49; MerCruiser Bravo drive, 76:49; dial indicator for shaft runout, 76:49

Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats: ethanol/E85 bullet, 133:60; finite element analysis to optimize laminates, 133:46, 60;in-house upholstered seats, 133:84;  pre-preg carbon fiber Funny Car, 133:60; Quad Step design, 133:60; start-up history, 133:60;

outriggers: aftermarket niche/Rybovich, 14:26, 14:32; single outrigger powerboat/Russell Brown, 130:52

outsourcing/subcontractors: applications, 37:16, 37:18; at Azimut-Bennetti Yard (Italy), 108:62; in boatyards/marinas, 52:88, 54:5, 57:76; vs. in-house manufacturing/cross-training, 35:34, 37:16, 39:70, 57:76; flotation foam, 37:48; laminate kits/Mahogany Company, 10:52, 35:58; laminating/Island Packet Yachts/Arjay Industries, 11:34; lofting/NC parts generation, 38:14, 38:38, 38:47; quality control, 35:4; quality/profit considerations, 32:64; racing shells/kayaks, 41:28; subcontracting relationships/contracts/warranties, 35:8, 37:16, 41:15, 57:76

ovens/autoclaves: dedicated vacuum system for, 63:151; environmental  air permits and combustion-powered heaters, 83:4; five-sided removable oven box top and heat table/Goetz plant, 73:54; foam sheets for portable oven/Cinderella/Spitfire Quay, 123:32; for carbon fiber masts and spars/Southern Spars, 75:98; for heat-cured composites, 39:30, 63:86, 70:3; jury-rigged oven for Team Adventure repair, 72:38; for post-curing, 14:45, 65:66; for post-curing/alternatives to, 8:54, 14:45; for post-curing/pre-preg parts, 24:18, 24:25, 41:28, 41:30, 61:52, 63:151, 82:22; for post-curing/spar construction, 3:42, 41:28, 41:30, 47:44, 47:52, 47:53, 55:44, 55:58; for post-curing/tooling, 60:96, 60:103; gas-powered heater unit and metal-faced insulating boards, 82:22; sources for oven construction materials, 82:22. See also post-curing

overhead: financial planning/pricing/profit margin, 1:38, 45:76, 54:43, 55:58, 57:74, 58:66; low/small shop, 45:76, 54:43, 55:58, 57:74, 58:66; reducing/boatyard in a box, 21:38; reducing/market downturn, 9:13, 21:4. See also price/value/profit; production boatbuilding, plant/facilities

Over the Horizon Rigid Inflatable Boat (OTH RIB): 66:11

Owen, Patrick: on Macintosh CAD/CAM, 9:5

Owen, Patrick, author: “Inboard Efficiency,” 17:44; “The Much-Neglected Gas Inboard,” 11:64; “Two-part Varnish Shines for Michigan Builder,” 26:54

Owen, R. Scott: on professional engineer (p.e.) licensure, 110:4

Owens, Norman G.: on marine engine conversion, 19:4; on stepped hulls, 7:5

Owens Corning Fiberglass Corporation: development of fiberglass reinforcements, 38:30; 134:62

Owens Yacht Company: marine engine development, 19:4

owners/buyers. See boat owners/customers

owners’ manuals: developing/writing/producing, 27:46, 27:54; for international market, 29:4

owners’ representatives: and builders’ contracts/customer relations, 12:72, 37:60, 40:24, 40:40

Ozite: Compozitex (print blocker), 7:50, 7:62

ozone depletion: CFCs/halocarbons and, 2:31; non-attainment provisions/NAAQS, 34:40. See also Environmental Protection Agency, regulations/guidelines/compliance; VOC emissions, reduction/compliance

ozone generators: 72:73

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Pacemaker: Pacemarker 40/Dave Martin design, 103:160; rudder installation, 29:72

Pacific Laminates: early FRP, 60:116, 60:120

Pacific Mariner: acquisition of by Westport Shipyard, 121:62; re-tool of production fiberglass motoryachts, 121:62

Pacific Northwest. See Oregon; Washington state/Puget Sound

Pacific Seacraft Corporation/Singmarine Industries: boat transport, 63:54; profile/handling growth, 10:20; profile/systems audit, 59:21, 61:5; start-up and sale of, 91:96; Rule 1162 compliance, 25:8

Pacific 22 Series: composite rendition/Chris-Craft Cutlass, 98:12; design by Ralph and Wayne Mooer, 98;12

Packard Inc.: runabout replicas, 18:20

Padden Creek Marine: blister repairs/Turbo Shear, 27:70; blister repairs/vacuum-drying, 16:42; bottom prep/wastewater runoff, 31:10, 31:16; diversification/shower-tub units, 37:16; gelcoat maintenance/restoration, 15:44

PAG (polyalkylene glycol) oil: refrigerator-compressor lubricant, 16:35

Paine, Art: Novakeel design, 23:24

Paine, Art, author: “The Case for Mock-ups,” 9:28; “High Time for ‘The Vision Thing,’“ 20:64; “Jettisonable Keels,” 23:24

Paine, C.W. (Chuck): designer/Reindeer V, 57:110; flush-deck double-ender sailboat/Morris Yachts collaboration, 92:30, 116:60; on Palmer Johnson/manual vs. computer yacht design, 53:28; on rig weight/aluminum vs. carbon fiber, 47:44

paint: heated storage locker, 52:81, 55:5; waste/recycling/incineration, 37:16; Zahn viscosity measurement system, 34:35. See also paint removal

paint, bilge: Interlux Bilgekote #862, 15:70

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

paint, epoxy. See epoxy paints

paint, hull/topside. See paints/coatings, exterior

paint, linear polyurethane (LP). See linear polyurethane (LP) paints/coatings

paint, nonskid. See nonskid deck coatings/coverings

paint, splatter: Zolotone, 21:26, 37:36, 37:42

paint, stainless steel: Steel It two-part coating, 20:56

paint, textured: Polomyx, 34:28, 34:32

paint, water-reducible: System Three, 22:55

paintbrush: disposable/The Fooler, 29:58, 81:22

painting supplies: disposable paintbrush, 29:58; dropcloth, 3:60; Fine-Line plastic tape, 37:36; masking film, 31:10; masking tape, 37:36; protective tape, 29:58

painting techniques: “concurrent” painting at De Vries Scheepsbouw, 77:52; defensive painting/troubleshooting, 52:54; diagnosing blisters, 52:55; dust reduction/control/removal, 52:54; oval cross-section brushes/De Vries Scheepsbouw shop, 77:52; recoating, 52:54; rolling and tipping, 8:52, 34:35; yacht finish standards, 52:54

painting techniques, spraying: adhesion/contaminants/wash-down system (aluminum), 37:36; airflow/overspray, 42:20, 42:24; alternatives to/topsides, 34:35; aluminum boats, 21:26, 37:36, 37:42;; defensive painting/trouble-shooting, 52:54; fisheyes, 33:46, 41:50, 52:54; HVLP/increasing transfer efficiency, 34:35, 34:40; linear polyurethanes, 19:12, 19:20, 42:20. See also gelcoat, application/shop practices/troubleshooting; paint shop/spray booth; spraying equipment/systems/techniques

paint removal. See antifouling paints, removal; blast media, for paint/gelcoat removal; boatyard waste disposal/reduction/compliance; gelcoat/laminate removal (blister repairs); paint strippers, alternative/water-based; paint strippers, chemical; waste-collection systems

paints/coatings, exterior: acrylic, 37:36; adhesive films, 57:88; for aluminum boats, 21:26, 37:16, 37:36, 52:54, 52:55; bondcoats/tie coats for epoxy laminates, 49:59, 49:60; color-matching vehicles, 37:36, 37:47; customized system/Superyacht 800, 5:26; graphite-filled/black/moisture meter readings, 60:48; isocyanate-free enamel/50P, 15:70, 19:8; moisture meter readings, 60:48; orange-peel corrector/Perfect-It polishing system, 10:52; outsourcing, 37:16; paint job/profit margin, 37:36, 37:47; pearl finish/Mearlin Pearlescent Pigment, 20:56; polyurethane clear coat, 37:36; subcontracting, 57:76; striping paint/Formula 40 Marine Color, 18:54; waterline striping/AutoCAD pattern, 45:86. See also antifouling bottom paints/coatings; gelcoat, application/shop practices/troubleshooting; gelcoat, formulations/applications/performance; linear polyurethane (LP) paints/coatings; spraying equipment/systems/techniques

paints/finishes, interior: for aluminum boats, 21:26, 37:36, 37:42; granite coatings, 34:28, 34:34; LP paints, 19:12; outsourcing, 37:16; splatter texture/Zolotone, 21:26, 37:36, 37:42; textured/Polomyx, 34:28, 34:32; varnishwork, 19:36, 23:54, 24:58. See also linear polyurethane (LP) paints/coatings; varnish

paint separator, centrifugal: Paint Pig, 8:54

paint shop/spray booth: air-driven equipment, 33:58; air-filtration/make-up systems, 28:48, 42:20, 42:24, 45:47; airflow, 42:20, 42:24; collapsible/for spars, 55:58; design/ventilation/lighting, 37:42, 42:20, 42:24; heatable tent as, 19:25; metal building as, 42:20, 42:24; plant layouts, 17:34, 28:48, 29:22, 42:20; prefabricated/Viking, 37:42; waste disposal system/Paint Pig centrifugal separator, 8:54; water-jet system, 42:20. See also spraying equipment/systems/techniques

paint strippers, alternative/water-based: Nu-Tec, 15:57; Peel-Away Marine Safety Strip, 18:54, 31:10, 33:75

paint strippers, chemical: and gelcoat blistering, 7:8

Paktek Inc.: Toolpak tool bag, 11:52

Palawan, aluminum bluewater cruiser: repair at Zimmerman Marine, 82:40

Palladium Yachts: CAD/CAM/interior joinerwork, 40:52

Pall Land and Marine Corporation: oil purifier, 3:60

Palmer, Brian: on emissions in small shops, 73:5

Palmer Johnson: aluminum-fiberglass construction, 17:19; Brierley 30, 44:49, 62:16; Corniche series, 62:12; design mock-ups, 9:28; La Baronessa,62:16, 67:49; manual vs. computer lofting, 24:30, 53:28; megayacht construction/market, 12:50, 53:28, 95:3; 125’ Mandalay, 53:28; profile/custom aluminum yachts, 53:28, 53:31; 72’ sportfisherman, 1:22; welded aluminum construction, 24:34, 95:3

Palmer Johnson Savannah: repair and refit, 53:28

Pamlico skiff. See also Lathrop, Tom.

Panduit Corp.: CST-101 wire-cutting tool, 23:54; harness mount systems, 35:58; spiral cable wrapping, 13:70

Panel clips: Fastmount panel-mounting clip system, 104:22

panel construction. See composite flat-panel construction; fiberglass construction, cored/sandwich, flat-panel

panels. See composite panels; stone panels; thermoplastic polymer panels

Panorama Inc.: marine leak detector, 2:70

Pantawee Marine: Hans Christian model line/Jack Hall, 128:62

Paper Thermometer Company: paper thermometers, 8:54

Parabeam: ready to paint boatbuilding material, 72:10, 125:54; as solar collectors, 125:54; 3D fabric reinforcements, 79:114

Paragon (trimaran): 62:46

Paris, Jay E., Jr., author: “Head Arrangements,” 5:50; “Navigation Stations,” 11:9, 11:19

Paris, Jay E., Jr.: design of Lone Star (cruiser) galley, 73:102; profile of, 88:62; Aeromarine 50 racer cruiser, 88:62

Parise, Tom: on gelcoat maintenance/restoration, 15:44

Park Industries: Posi-Turner, 10:52

Parker, Grahame, designer: low-wash cat ferry, 63:162

Parker, Joe, author: “Kids in Boats Become the Adults Who Buy Them,” 118:80; Parker, Joseph (Joe): building parts with epoxy and lab testing finished laminates, 95:16; on G32 catamaran/polyester gelcoat combined with epoxy laminate, 42:52, 44:5; on high-performance resins, 42:59

Parker, Joseph (Joe), author: “In-Mold Coatings for Epoxy Laminates,” 49:59; “Why Some Dark Boats Blister,” 64:22

Parker, Linwood: Parker Marine, 17:34

Parker Hannifin Corp.: 221FR marine fuel hose, 33:75

Parker Marine: plant/shop layout, 17:34; vocational training, 20:18

Parker, Reuel B., author: “Out of the Everglades,: 130:20

Parsons, Bruce: on dimpled bottoms, 59:5

parts. See computer software, lofting/parts generation; inventory/parts; small parts

Pascoe, David: on plywood structure/longevity, 42:5; on surveying electrical systems, 67:5

Pascoe, D.H., & Co. See Pascoe, David

passagemaker style production boats, 81:58; Passagemaker Lite 80/46/56, 81:58

passenger vessels: amphibious vehicle/DUKW, 56:10, 57:13; Blount-Barker Shipbuilding/passenger-only ferry Freedom, 81:10;  construction/transition to yachts, 40:24; converted steam trawler, 52:12; fire protection/aluminum hulls, 53:31; large uninspected/U.S. Coast Guard regulations, 59:9; nonprofit vs. commercial, 52:12; overland transport, 36:33; regulations/certification/testing, 36:22, 36:32, 37:4, 37:34, 39:4, 53:31, 59:9, 59:44; tourist submarine, 55:16. See also catamarans, power; charter boats; excursion boat market; ferries; Subchapter T boats

Passenger Vessel Safety Act (1993): chartering regulations, 27:80

patches/patching techniques/materials: for FRP/composite hulls, 36:34, 39:19, 39:27, 42:5, 50:18; secondary bonding, 36:34, 50:18, 69:5; X-patches, 36:34, 37:71. See also laminates, marine, repair techniques; repair techniques

Patco Electronics, Inc.: InteliMate battery charger monitor, 28:60

patents: design patent, 42:68, 83:104, 110:118; patent law/prior art, 42:68; photo-initiated resins/technology, 32:28, 50:5; Quick Draw bagging film, 32:28; SCRIMP process, 31:42, 31:53, 69:154; Steven Lough’s patent/sterndrive seal vs. Brunswick Corp., 110:118; utility patent, 42:68, 110:118. See also trademarks

Patrick, Jeff: on ferro-resonant battery chargers, 29:4

Patrix, Ronan: Design Challenge/Swift 26 trimaran, 135:36

patternmaking: for foundrywork/custom castings, 42:46, 42:48

Patterson, Simon: Design Challenge, 129:18

PATTI (pneumatic adhesion tensile test instrument) meter: adhesion between finish coating and epoxy laminate, 49:59, 100:80; gelcoat adhesion to an epoxy substrate, 87:62; PosiTest adhesion tester, 100:80

Patton, Jonathan, co-author (with Eric Goetz): “Medic!” 72:38

Paul E. Luke, Inc. See Luke, Paul E., Inc.

Paul Gardner Company. See Gardner, Paul, Company

Paulhus, Mark D.: on licensure, 49:4

Pauli and Griffin: PRAM 21 plastic-media blasting equipment, 7:8, 7:12

Paulin, Ivan: on hooded 3M respirator, 1:68

Pauls, Marc: on displacement hulls/wavemaking reduction, 28:6

Pavia, John: on battery technology for boats and cheaper lithium cells, 122:6; on connecting lithium cells, 124:6

Payne, Joseph: on overcurrent protection, 38:4; on lighting efficiency and comparisons, 89:4

payroll/wages: bar code system (labor reporting), 33:36; in market downturn, 9:13; piecework basis, 41:72; for quality employees/incentives, 32:64, 41:72; for small businesses, 1:38, 57:74; software, 18:54, 57:74, 57:80; trends (reader questionnaire analysis), 5:32

PC Cox. See Cox North America

PCM Marine Power: warranty engine repairs, 22:55

Peale, Barry, author: “Serve Yourself by Serving the Customer,” 31:80

Pearson, Everett: builder profile/diversification, 33:36, 33:40, 74:9;  J/24 boat Ragtime, 98:28; on SCRIMP, 31:42

Pearson Marine Group: North Rip2/center console, 129:8

Pearson Precision Tooling: machining/AAB robots, 112:10

Pearson Yachts: Burgoo invicta centerboard yawl/turret-style doghouse, 105:56; designing for production, 2:60; interior design, 6:34; Pearson 35 restoration/Landing School, 75:112; Red Jacket, racing sailboat/balsa-cored hull, 115:100; Tritt designs/Pearson-Grumman/early FRP, 60:116, 134:62; re-launch of business/True North, 79:9. See also Tillotson-Pearson

Pedrick, David, author: “Fourth Generation  44,” 121:88

Pedrick, David (designer): profile of, 86:44

Pedrick Yacht Designs: 44 MK II sail-training vesels/U.S. Naval Academy, 121:88, 133:114; whale-tale keel, 1:68: Navy 44s, 98:28

Peel Away Marine Safety Strip: water-based stripper, 18:54, 31:10, 33:75

Peel Ply/peel ply: epoxy-compatible, 45:54; as finishing cloth, 45:54; interleaving for wet pregs, 99:66; as laminating aid/chines, strakes, steps, and transom corners, 58:79, 66:83, 70:92; mold-release applications, 10:42; primary vs. secondary bonding, 39:27; product variations/applications/testing, 19:48, 36:4, 45:21, 88:26; SCRIMP applications, 31:42, 79:114; secondary-bonding applications, 9:42, 13:67, 19:48, 20:32, 20:37, 36:4, 39:19, 39:27, 45:68; sticky/pre-pregged with laminating resin, 59:76; between tooling and skincoat/high-temp tooling, 59:76; vacuum-bagging applications, 1:58, 1:64, 42:59, 59:76

Pelagic Boats: walkaround sportfisherman, 87:16

Pelletier, Marice: on the best marketing tool you have/Kazulin Boats, 80:4

Penn State Industries: Portable Panel Saw System, 19:59

pens. See markers

Penske Composites: composite sheet material/deck core replacement, 52:40

Pequot River Shipworks: shipbuilder/fast ferries, 57:15, 62:87

Perception/Aquaterra: polyethylene kayak recycling program, 15:4; roto-molded polyethylene kayaks, 29:33

Pereira, Al: vacuum-bagging/Hood Enterprises, 30:18

Pereli, Dick, author: “Controlling Emissions in a Small Shop,” 73:26

Performance Cruising: cruising catamarans, 30:48

Performance Metals: navalloy anodes/Intelligent Anode System, 136:10

performance prediction: engine/propulsion systems, 13:38, 14:34, 14:38, 20:8, 55:32; 113:32; horsepower/speed, 45:105, 54:62, 54:96; model testing vs. computer analysis, 55:32, 58:26; model testing vs. sea trials, 58:26; performance prediction of catamarans under power/Derek Kelsall, 130:6; resistance/drag, 56:26, 58:6, 58:26, 60:5, 60:66; small craft, 46:62, 58:26. See also computer software, propeller/propulsion analysis; drag/resistance; model testing; speed, estimating

performance testing: Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, 52:42, 52:53. See also model testing

Perini Navi (Italy): custom-built captive reel winch, 108:62; ketch, 63:10; custom sailing yacht Tamsen, 111:12

periscope, illuminating: AvScope, 24:62

Perkins Sabre marine engines, 122:64

Perkins Trucking: superload deliveries, 36:33

Perko: Extended Range running lights, 36:78

Perma-Foil International, Inc.: copper/nickel bottom sheathing, 7:42, 7:48

Perry, Phillip M., author: “Builders’ Liability,” 15:50; “Controlling the Cost of Workers’ Comp,” 23:13, 24:11; “Lease Negotiations,” 3:49; “Property Insurance,” 7:28

Perry, Robert, author: “Container Cruiser,” 108:28

Perry, Robert H.: boat-in-a-box motorsailer, 105:12. 108:28; cruising boat Stealth Chicken, 97:28; gaff cutter with carbon rig/Dencho Marine, 126:56; Hans Christian boat, 128:62; Islander Yachts, 97:28; on megayachts, 17:4; Sliver 30-square-meter-class sloop/Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, 137:44

Perry, Roger E.: on honoring those who build and repair boats, 83:4

Perryman, Eric W.: on designing for an electrical emergency, 64:5

Pershing Yachts (Italy): Pershing 115 yacht/waterjet propulsion system, 91:20

personal protective gear: catalogs, 20:8; importance of, 60:5, 66:5; review/sources, 3:19. See also barrier cream; clothing/work clothes;gloves; goggles, safety; hearing protection; respirators; safety glasses

personal watercraft (PWCs): boat noise/legal limits/ordinances, 43:75, 44:49, 59:10; Cuyuna engine, 5:26; safety conditions/legislation, 32:48, 46:10; snowmobiles as, 54:18; tank-testing, 56:26; Trampofoil, 54:18. See also jet boats/jet skis

Personal Watercraft Industry Association (PWIA): rights/ordinances/boat noise, 44:49; safety legislation, 32:48; safety video, 46:10

Persson, Jon: on marketing/market base, 2:4

Pesznecker, Dan: Mid-Jet Manufacturing/commercial boats to yachts, 40:36

Peters, Michael, author: “The Large Green Yacht, Part 2,” 117:26; “Peters on (Fast) Powerboats,” 126:38; “Peters on (Fast) Powerboats, Part 2,” 127:56

Peters, Michael: high-speed single step hull, 85:76; motoryacht designer/on New Zealand one-off builders, 55:58; 66:3, 66:52; Sterling 38 center console/stepped hull, 79:10

Peterson Builders, Inc.: liquidation of, 53:28; profile/commercial market, 26:51; steel ferries, 1:20, 26:51

Peterson, Douglas (designer): and Baltic Yachts, 85:46; DP production boat, 85:46

Peterson Mfg. Co.: Vise-Grips, 23:20

Petrick, Mark E.: on Lake George, NY excursion boat (Ethan Allen) loss and U.S. Coast Guard jurisdiction, 101:4

Pettegrow, Malcolm (Mac): on catalytic heaters/post-curing, 8:54; 36’ cruiser, 1:20; on Extender putty delivery/fairing system, 27:70; on T-boat market, 36:22; on tooling/DuraKore construction, 15:34; on Wayne Canning laminates, 45:76

Pettegrow, Malcolm L., Inc.: profile/Boomer sportfisherman, 57:110

Pettit Paint Company: ACP-50 copper-based ablative bottom paint, 16:52; Glass Flake epoxy, 23:54; Ultra-V-Gold urethane varnish, 11:52

Pfund, Bruce: on black discoloration of foam core, 34:5; ON CARBON FIBER LAMINATES, 63:5; on contour-cut vs. sheet foam/cored bottoms, 55:5; on cored panel penetrations, 99:44; on DCPD laminate repairs, 55:5; on Dynel, 11:5; on engineered putties, 42:5; on galvanic blistering, 57:32; on impregnators/retarding gelation of polyester resins, 7:5; on keel attachment/fasteners, 40:4; on moisture meters, 16:50; nondestructive testing workshop, 47:57; on PVC foams in elevated-cure applications, 81:6; on repairing damaged laminates, 43:54; on secondary bondline preparation/adhesives, 42:5; Smart Hammer, 47:57; on spraying high-solids epoxies, 43:5

Pfund, Bruce, author: “About High-Grade Acetone and Super-Clean Rags,” 43:62; "Absolutely Right," 62:62; “Acoustic Signatures,” 46:50; “Advice on Shrink-Wrapping Gelcoated Composites,” 18:33; “The Aging of the Builders of the Fleet,” 48:104; “Aircraft and Aerospace Technology in the Boatshop,” 57:88; “Analyzing Fiber Alignment,” 114:52; “Analyzing FRP Construction Problems,” 29:8; “Another Way to Skin the Cat(alyst),” 30:57; “Are You a Boatbuilder or a Crook?,” 69:154; “Avoiding Fairing Problems,” 67:49; “Back It Up,” 127:84; “Back to the Future, 55:112; “Bagged Wet Laminating,” 73:79; “Baltic Yachts,” 85:46; “Beware the Money Men,” 53:96; “Bilge Pump Rigging Problems,” 44:26; “The Blister Phenomenon,” 15:60; “Blister Repairs,” 16:42, 17:11; “The Boatbuilder as Cook,” 10:64; “Of Boats and Bombers,” 25:64; “Boatyard Repair Strategies,” 64:112; “Brush-Painting a Megayacht,” 77:52; “Building Big in Advanced Composites,” 53:40; “Building Big in Composites,” 65:84; “Building Strakes, Steps, and Chines,” 58:79; “The Burnout Test,” 125:62; “Catalyst Ratios, Part I, 1:6; “Catalyst Ratios, Part II, 2:6; “The Changing Face of Polyester Resins,” 8:28; “Chopper Guns,” 3:54; “Closed Molding at Cobalt Boats,” 113:28; “Coming Soon to a Boatshop or Manufacturing Plant Near You,” 103:44; “Controlling Print-Through,” 7:50; “Cook’s Armorcote IMC Promises Improved Cosmetics,” 13:70; “Coping with VOCs,” 10:8; “Core Failure,” 59:14; “Core Installation” (sidebars), 9:38, 9:42, 9:44, 9:47; “Core Installation” (feature article), 94:48; “Core It Right…or Don’t Core It at All,” 51:29; “Contour-Cut Cores,” 31:34; “Damage Tolerance, “ 80:40; “Designing & Building with Kevlar,” 56:61; “Down to the Nuts & Bolts,” 38:20; “‘Dragging’ Tools for Hoses and Cables,” 28:14; “DuFlex,” 63:162: “Electronic Temperature-Sending in the Boatshop,” 89:78; “Encapsulated Plywood,” 32:44; “Epoxy Boatbuilding,” 95:16; “Evaluating and Repairing Major Damage,” 25:18; “Fairing A Megayacht,” 91:82; “Fast Ferry,” 75:78; “A Few Thoughts on Installation and Testing (Flotation Foams),” 57:42; “Fiber in the Hole!,” 36:34; “The Fiber-Resin Connection,” 13:36; “Fiber-to-Resin Ratios,” 59:30; “The Fine Points of Changing Over to Vinyl Ester and Epoxy Resins,” 42:62; “Flange Design and Fastner Installation,” 86:62; “Flotation Foam,” 37:48;  “Forensic Composite Testing,” 87:62; “Gearing Up for Infusion,” 88:26; “Gelcoat Repair,” 64:113; “Goetz: The Shop,” 73:54; “Going Digital,” 79:94’ “The Harder They Come” (laminate/gelcoat hardness testing), 5:12; “Hawsepipes in Composite Construction,” 105:26; “High-Peformance Cradles,” 106:80; “Honeycomb Cores,” 22:20; “Hot Boatbuilding,” 33:46; “How the Laminating Process Can Affect Thickness,” 51:88; “Hull-to-Deck Joints,” 60:104; “An Important Book on Surveying,” 34:52; “The Humble Limber Hole,” 117:74; “Infusing the Leadership 44,” 133:114; “Innovative Machine Makes Syntactic Foam from Polyester Resin,” 28:60; “Infusion Just Got More Interesting,” 79:114; “Inspired Solutions, Favorite Tricks,” 131:54; “An Internally Mounted Transducer,” 45:29; “Legal Side of Transom Repairs,” 69:70; “Light-Curing Resins,” 18:8; “Lightweight Interior Joinery,” 76:80; “Log In,” 109:170; “A Machine Shop for the Boatshop,” 48:56; “Marketing Sportfishing Boats,” 79:36; “The Men in the Middle,” 132:24; “Micron CSC Extra,” 47:66; “Moisture Meters,” 23:42; “Mold-Release Systems,” 12:27, 13:11;”Nautor’s Swan,” 84:52;  “New Construction in New Zealand,” 54:43, 55:58; “New Hydraulic System for Mechanical Controls,” 28:60; “Notes on Flat-Panel Construction,” 45:68; “Now You See It,” 111:26; “NQEA Engineers and Shipbuilders,” 63:106; “One Method for Replacing a Rotten Transom,” 69:70; “Osmotic-Blister Update,” 51:108; “The Peel Ply Peril,” 19:48; “Penetrations and Closeouts,” 97:130; “The Perils of ‘Wet’ Inspection,” 30:72; “Post-Curing,” 14:45; “Pre-preg Reinforcements,” 24:18; “Preventing the Pox,” 15:13; “Problems in Cored Construction,” 70:92; “Problem-Solving with Light, Sound, & Heat,” 35:42; “Reading the Meter,” 102:46; “Re-engineering Production-Boat Laminates,” 71:38;  “Reinforcements for Closed Molding,” 90:84; “Reinforcing with Carbon Fiber and Kevlar,” 28:18; “Repairs to Advanced Composites,” 82:22; “Repairing DCPD Laminates,” 52:67; “Repairing from the Inside Out: A Word of Caution,” 66:83; “Repairing Infused Laminates,” 108:100; “Repairing Single-Skin Laminates,” 66:78; “Rethinking Composites Testing,” 34:42; “Return to Unexpected,” 92:76; “Reusable Disposable,” 81:22; “Rhebergen,” 96:36; “A Sampling of ‘Smart’ Composites Technology,” 46:45; “Secondary Bonding,” 13:67; “Secondary Bonding,” 19:44, 20:32; “Seen At Mets,” 120:38; “Selecting Vacuum-Bag Films,” 30:25; “Setting Up A Reliable Vacuum System,: 83:34; “Shootout,” 101:38; “Smarter, Faster Tabbing,” 119:58; “Smooth Operators,: 99:66; “Some Like It Hot,” 123:32; “Spar Technology,” 3:42; “Sportfishing Boat Layouts,” 78:56; “Stringers and Bulkheads,” 68:64; “Styrene Sniffers,” 7:64; “Surveying and Repairing Cored Transoms,” 69:70; “Taping and Tabbing,” 39:19; “Testing Composites,” 4:22, 6:5; “Testing the Bondline,” 100:80; “Testing Resins for Blister Resistance,” 83:22; “Test Lab vs. Shop Floor,” 50:46; “Tips for Cost-Effective Vacuum-Bagging,” 43:24; “Tips for Making Clean Holes, Cutouts, and Laminate Samples,” 49:24; “Tips for Spraying PVA,” 41:50; “Ultrasonic Leak Detector,” 2:70; “Understanding the Basic Engineering of Composite Boats,” 47:66; “A User-Friendly Honeycomb (Nida-Core),” 36:78; “Vegetables, Yes; Boats, Maybe (vacuum-drying),” 9:53; “Vinyl Ester Resins,” 6:10; “Which Ply First?” 107:70; “Why Some Dark Boats Blister,” 64:22; “Of Woodworkers and Fiberglass,” 17:64; “A Word of Caution (on Vacuum-Bagging),” 1:64; “Working with a Foundry,” 42:46; “Working with Carbon Fiber,” 61:34; “Working with Honeycomb Cores,” 22:8; “Woven vs. Stitched Fabrics,” 29:38; “Writing a Good Survey Report,” 30:26; “Yard Crawl,” 81:110

Phase Two Design: computerized lofting service, 7:18

phenolic resins. See resins, phenolic

phenolic varnish. See varnish, phenolic

Philbrook’s Boatyard: William Garden patrol design/custom motoryacht Chinook Post/aluminum hull, 80:12

Phillips Fibers Corporation: Alpha marine carpet, 6:52

phlebitis: cautions/treatment, 41:55

Phoenix fiberglass: recycled fiberglass, 37:66

photo-curing resins: additive for, 19:4; air-inhibited/secondary bonding, 19:8, 21:4; costs/applications/advantages, 18:8, 26:34; curing/post-curing techniques, 18:17; development/introduction of, 19:4, 26:34; with honeycomb core, 21:4; pre-preg (UV-PPG) applications, 18:8, 21:4, 24:18, 48:35, 50:5; for repairs, 18:8; for resin-infusion molding applications (PLP), 32:28; sources/Sunrez, 18:8, 18:17, 19:8; vacuum-bagging (UV-VARTM) applications/technology/testing, 18:8, 48:35, 50:5. See also Livesay, Mark (Sunrez Corp.)

photography: for catalogs/advertising/marketing, 2:17, 2:37, 4:50, 22:42, 38:11, 38:12; digital cameras, 79:94; for editorial coverage, 18:40; for owners’ manuals, 27:46; for survey reports, 30:26, 79:86; videotape production, 16:2, 16:26, 22:42, 22:45

Pickering, Gardner: on Marinedeck cork decking, 128:6

Picotte, Jay, photographer: “Temporary Architecture,” 101:24

piezo-electric devices: sensors/actuators/“smart” composites, 46:45; vibration measurement, 74:85

Pike, Dag, author: “Coal-Fired,” 134:6; “RIB Tubes,” 78:86; “RIB: The origins and evolution of the rigid inflatable boat,” 131:60; “Sportfishing in an SES,” 48:6; “The Tecno 40,” 46:38; “Two-Speed Gearboxes,” 71:123; “A Veteran’s Thoughts on Helm Design,” 48:79

Pike, Dag, Associates: consulting services, 60:11, 65:11

pilot boats: Puget Sound pilot boats, 67:90; San Francisco Bar Pilots, 70:21; Spanish pilot boat with extruded monomer closed-cell foam collar, 78:86; waterjet drive Swift/Kvichak Marine, 96:52

PILOT (Product & Information LOcator Tools): database for locating parts/components, 49:96, 60:136

pilothouse: powerboat design/windows, 114:30, 115:88; sailboat design/windows/Reindeer V, 57:110; retracting pilothouse on towboat/Tim Graul design, 110:68. See also windows; wheelhouse

pine, Southern: custom industrial plywood, 23:54

pine, sugar. See sugar pine

Pingsha Yacht Building District (China), 128:38

Pinheiro, Carlton: curator/Herreshoff Marine Museum, 54:82

PipeMaster, pipe and tubing profiler tool: 69:13

Pipe Painter curved roller tool, 83:14

piping, engine: resilient hangers/expansion joints, 34:22, 34:27. See also engine exhausts

piping, plumbing: holding tank pumpout, 50:69; physics/calculating size, 24:4; 3-D CAD model, 40:50

Pippin, Scottie: NBA All-Star and Burger Boat Company, 72:10

Piranha Propellers: plastic replacement propeller, 12:60

Pirelli Pzero highspeed runabout, 122:12

Pittsburgh Paint and Glass (PPG): early resin formulations, 38:30; paint system/aluminum boats, 21:26, 37:36, 37:42; paint system/DFX-7 catalyst for, 37:42

Plancick, Gordon: on CAD/CAM systems, 8:35; on NC lofting/cutting, 7:18

Placid Boatworks: profile, 97:60; lightweight canoes, 97:60, 99:4

plane, edge: Stanley #95, 16:52

planer, face: Turbo Shear, 27:70, 31:10

planer, gelcoat. See gelcoat peelers/planers/shavers

planers, portable: review/sources, 12:60; Ryobi AP-10, 12:60; Williams & Hussey, 12:60

planing catamarans: planing vs. displacement, 72:84; symetric- and asymetric-hull powercats, 72:84;

planing hulls: bottom-loading, 58:26, 67:31; designing and building chines, strakes, steps, and transom corners/FRP construction, 58:79, 60:5; drag/resistance, 55:32, 58:6, 58:26, 60:5, 67:31; drag/resistance/shallow vs. deep water, 58:26, 60:5; dynamic lift/performance problems/hull changes, 45:86, 85:76; dynamic stability, 31:20, 31:28, 33:4, 34:5, 44:38, 64:46, 75:140; lifting strakes, 45:86, 58:54, 58:79, 60:5; model testing, 55:32, 58:6, 58:26, 58:79, 59:56, 60:5, 89:85; 126:64, 128:18; power catamarans, 47:16, 64:46, 74:54; propulsion efficiency, 44:38, 44:46, 46:5, 58:6, 58:26, 85:76, 107:82; Series 50/planing hulls/U.S.Navy, 128:18; Series 62, 49:42; 126:64, 128:18, 130:6; snowmobiles, 54:18; stepped bottoms, 5:52, 7:5, 34:5, 46:16, 49:42, 58:79; Stolkraft hullform, 49:42, 58:6; surface drives for, 2:52; tunnels, 44:38, 44:46, 46:5, 46:16, 49:44, 59:10; trihedral hull, 49:42, 59:10; variable deadrise, 128:18; Yeh’s Series 64, 128:18. See also design/engineering considerations/parameters; drag/resistance; lifting strakes; model testing; powerboats; propulsion/drive systems

planking: plank removal/specialized tools, 21:42. See also strip planking; wood construction entries

plans. See designs/plans

Plant, Mike: Coyote capsize, 23:24

plant/facilities. See production boatbuilding, plant/facilities

PlasDECK, peel-and-stick PVC deck material, 125:20; vs. Flexiteek, 126:6

plaster master: in tooling, 61:102

plastic, linear: polyethylene boat recycling program (plastic kayaks), 15:4, 54:112

plastic, polyethylene. See polyethylene plastic

plastic cleaner: Plexus, 55:99

plastic components: custom-engineered/thermoformed, 35:58

plastic-faced-plaster (PFP) tooling, 60:96, 60:103

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

plastic filler: alumina trihydrate (ATH), 25:59

plastic film: protective/AC 940-blue, 39:98. See also film, engineering, textured high-temperature; masking film; shrink-wrapping; vacuum bags/film

plastic masters, use of in tooling: 61:111

plastic-media blasting: applications/equipment/techniques, 7:8; reclaimer, 12:60

plastic resin: Wedlwood adhesive, 51:36

plastics: catalog of, 25:59. See also specific types

plastics, bonding: manual, 26:56; to metal/adhesives, 41:44; structural adhesives for, 41:44

plastics, welding: non-molded thermoplastic construction, 10:40

plastic tenting. See polyethylene plastic; tents

PlastiCraft polyester fiberglass boats, 103:186

Platinum Marine Services: Spirit of 2010/refit of decommissioned yacht, 120:4; in-the-water service center, 120:4

Platt, William, author: “Secondary Bonding Revisited,” 39:27

Platzer, Gregory: on custom wheels, 111:4

Platzer, Gregory, author: “Custom Wheels,” 110:34

Play Station:catamaran, 62:46; and finite element analysis (FEA), 78:29; rebuilding of, 63:10, 72:84

pleasure boat market/design considerations: balancing comfort and speed, 6:2; fuel efficiency/environment, 15:80, 129:18, 16:4; paint job/finish, 37:47; quality of design and construction, 2:34, 2:38, 2:60, 3:72, 5:7; and real-world stability, 112:120; 113:4; tracking consumer trends, 51:11; trailerable small power cruisers, 39:67. See also canoes; design/engineering considerations/parameters; jet boats/jet skis; kayaks; marketing/promotion; market research; megayachts; personal watercraft (PWCs); powerboats, motoryachts; powerboats, offshore sportfishing yachts; powerboats, sportfishermen; sailboat market/industry

Pleasurecraft Marine Engines (PCM): gas inboard engines, 17:44; Pro Boss engine, 16:52

Plexiglas: structural adhesive for, 41:44

Plexus: methacrylate adhesives/manual, 26:56, 27:70, 42:5, 60:11, 60:104, 75:58, 87:46; plastic cleaner, 55:99

pliers, locking: Vise-Grip 12LC Large Jaw, 35:58; Strong Hand Expandable Pliers, 104:12

plotters: for CAD/CAM systems, 7:18

Plourde, Mike: on luxury boat tax, 16:4

PLP (progressive lamination process): UV-cured resin-infusion system, 32:28

plug (bung) cutter: for removing wood screws, 23:20

plug (male mold): CNC-cut, 46:16, 109:180, 128:8; Formica/polystyrene foam/Cogito, 39:30; Formica/Styrofoam/for plastic-faced-plaster (PFP) tool, 60:96, 60:103; laser cut MDF, 115:162; lofting and construction, 3:34, 115:162; materials for, 61:102, 128:8; Medite (particle board), 67:128; modifiable, at Westport Shipyard, 62:26; for one-off construction/New Zealand, 55:58; print-through/troubleshooting, 21:50; for room-temp/high-temp tooling, 59:76; for RTM mold, 27:34; using extrudable paste/Axson Technologies, 128:8; wooden/advanced-composite minesweepers, 53:40

Plum, John (Danish inventor): stepped planing boat design, 88:82, 97:164; stern stabilizer for balancing a stepped hull, 85:76; Fantail boat, 85:76

Plum Creek Manufacturing: Marine Tech custom industrial plywood, 16:12; Marine Tech-PTP (pressure-treated plywood), 27:42; Ultra-Core plywood, 26:54

PlumDuff, motoryacht: 68:44

plumbing systems: ABS/LR classification, 39:80; accessibility of/good vs. poor layout, 124:32; components, 61:10; faucets/shower mixers, 30:60; physics/terminology, 24:44; piping, 24:44; pressurized, 24:44; pumps, 24:44, 24:48, 29:58; standards of comfort/yachts, 40:24; systems manual, 43:83; systems technician training/certification, 57:98, 57:99, 57:100. See also bilge pumps; head, arrangements/design; holding tanks; pumps; sanitation hose; showers; toilets, marine; water tanks

ply/fiber orientation: 66:78, 127:8; composite failure criterion, 133:46; fiber simulation/composites modeler/Dassault Systems, 127:8; ply failure/Tsai-Wu plot, 133:46; stiffness values, 133:46

plywood, as core material (FRP sheathed): cold-molded plywood powerboat/Ghost Rider, 134:62; engineroom, 54:62; vs. fiberglass/structure/stringers, 40:54, 41:5, 42:5, 46:28, 71:52, 102:34; grades and standards, 90:13; podcat/Russell Brown, 130:52; product evolution, 54:112, 69:156; strength/stiffness, 40:54, 42:5, 69:156, 72:22; transom/problems, 6:5, 29:8, 32:44, 32:45, 40:54, 41:5, 69:70;  waterlogged: prevention/repairs, 32:44

plywood, custom industrial: grades and standards, 90:24; Southern pine, 23:54; selection guide, 31:68; sources, 16:12, 28:8, 42:5; types/manufacturing/applications, 16:12, 16:20, 26:54; workstations/tables for, 22:56. See also hardboard substrate

plywood, custom industrial, pressure-treated (PT): Douglas-fir, 16:12, 16:20, 28:8, 40:54, 42:5, 90:24; vs. fiberglass/structure, 40:54, 41:5, 42:5; foam-and-plywood/Schooner Creek Boatworks, 79:48; marine vs. furniture grade, 90:24; gluing/laminating, 27:42, 90:24; sources, 27:44, 28:8, 42:5; keruing plywood/Sockeye 45 motoryacht, 85:10; Lloyd’s Register Type approval certificate, 90:24; nontoxic formulation (ACQ), 27:42; selecting and buying, 90:24; types/pressure-treating process, 16:12, 23:50, 27:42

plywood, doorskin: for one-off tooling, 10:42

plywood, hardwood: Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association buyer’s guide, 23:54

plywood, marine: apitong, 22:56, 85:10; cored flat-panel construction, 45:54; Bruynzell plywood/Van de Stadt Timber, 119:6; default values for/ISO standards, 102:100; development of, 38:30, 54:112; dry laminate problems with, 119:58; interior structures/kit boats (Kit Systems), 7:18; market/manufacturing, 16:12, 16:20; for one-off tooling, 10:42; for plywood sportfishermen/commercial skiffs, 23:37; plywood laminated keel/Seaway Boats (California), 99:20; Resopal plastic laminate coating/Hanse, 91:136; Select Boat Panels, 9:56; workstations/tables for, 22:56. See also plywood, custom industrial

plywood construction: Nexus Marine/Chinook 23 sportfisherman, 23:37; Seaway Boats, 99:20; Vicem Yachts, 102:34

plywood panels manufacture: Toubois panel products, 89:8

plywood wet-out box/Zimmerman Marine, 119:58

PMS (paramethyl styrene): styrene substitute, 10:8

pneumatic tools. See compressed-air (pneumatic) tools/systems

Pocock Racing Shells: post-curing system, 14:45

podcat: wood and epoxy podcat/Russell Brown, 130:52, 133:6

Poirier, Jean-Yves, author:  “Axson Technologies,”128:8; “Bateau Bleu Award, 101:12, “Cautionary Notes on the Next New Thing,” 107:36; “Coming Soon: Biocomposite Boatbuilding,” 125:8; “Cork as Core,” 120:4; “Franck Roy: Success With Replicas,” 131:12; “Kite-Flying Motor Cruiser,” 134;6; “Microperf’d Foam,” 110:12; “More Semi-Friendly Epoxies,: 123:10; “New Approach to Hull Liners,” 109:17; “New French Hatch,” 107:14; “606,” 109:40; “The Poncin Experiment,” 115:142; “Readable Monitor Displays in Sunlight,” 118:8; “A Sprayable Lightweight Core,” 108:20; “Solo Infusion,” 103:142; “Tiny Coach,” 103:14

Poirier, Jean-Yves: on nanoparticles environmental and health problems with/Magic Nano Cleaner, 109:6

Pokela, John: interior designer, 87:53

Poland, Dan: Derakane vinyl ester resin additives/delayed gel time/SCRIMP, 4:30

Polar-Star Group, Inc.: flying inflatable boat (FIB), 59:10

polar voyage: Antarctic circumnavigation/AeroRig, 60:11; MS Endeavour ice-class ship, 89:16

POL-E-BOND: epoxy coating for polyester hulls/blister protection, 2:72

Polimex Klegecell: Ductile closed-cell foam, 10:52; Featherboard panels, 11:52; K-Lite core bedding putty, 9:36

polish, liquid: Micro-Gloss, 12:60

Poliza, Michael: owner Starship Millenium, 58:9

Pollard, Mike: on finite element analysis, 80:3Pollard, Stephen (Steve), author: “Loftsman’s Liability,” 38:14

Pollard, Steve (boatbuilder): 63:145, 100:12

Polluting For Pleasure, 77:82

pollution, air. See air-filtration/air-makeup systems; Clean Air Act/Amendments; Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), regulations/guidelines/compliance; NAAQS (National Ambient Air Quality Standard); Rule 1162, compliance; ventilation systems; VOC emissions, reduction/compliance

pollution, noise. See noise pollution; noise/vibration control

pollution, water. See water pollution

Polomyx: spray-on textured paint, 34:28, 34:32

polyacrylonitrile (PAN): used in manufacturing of carbon fiber, 58:36

Poly-Bond: polyester structural adhesive, 42:5

polycarbonate acrylic alloy: Carbonlite 2000/Eddyline Kayaks, 60:11

Poly-Craft Systems: HVLP plural-component spray gun, 18:54

polyester barrier coat: Zycon, 49:59

polyester bondcoat: for epoxy laminates, 49:59, 51:6

polyester bonding putty: for bonding molded integral structural grid/liner, 46:28, 73:40; commercial/applications, 58:54; core block test, 73:40; evolution/shop-made, 58:54; Polylite Profile, 16:52, 32:45; price per pound/gallon, 58:54, 58:58; properties/applications, 58:54; pump suppliers, 58:65; shrinkage/cracking/secondary bonding, 58:54; shrinkage/painting, 52:54; strength/flexibility, 58:54; structural gun-applied/pumpable, 58:54

polyester compound: Quick Fill, 18:54

polyester fabric. See Trevira

polyester gelcoat: compatibility/bonding/epoxy-based laminate, 42:52, 43:5, 44:5, 49:59, 49:60; compatibility/vinyl ester-based laminate, 42:52; styrene emission estimates, 53:73; urethane tie coat for, 49:59, 49:60. See also blistering, gelcoat/osmotic; gelcoat, application/shop practices/troubleshooting; gelcoat, formulations/applications/performance; paint shop/spray booth

polyester (GP/general-purpose) resins: applications manual/Cook Book, 10:52, 20:8; blister potential, 15:60, 51:108; bonding to epoxy, 2:72; catalyst ratios/temperature/gel times, 1:6, 33:46, 50:46; glycols, 15:60, 16:42; invention/development of, 41:58, 60:116, 60:120, 103:186; isophthalic, 8:28, 15:60, 18:8, 51:108; vs. lab-grade, 50:46; low-styrene/DCDP-blended, 1:30, 2:4, 2:67, 7:50, 8:28, 15:13, 18:8, 25:8, 40:22, 50:46, 55:26; Marco Chemical/Dr. Irving Muskat. 103:186’ vs. new epoxy laminate, 71:6, 96:6; orthophthalic, 7:50, 8:28, 15:60, 18:8, 19:44, 51:108; photo-initiated, 18:8; repairs, 20:32; post-curing, 2:6, 4:22, 4:27, 7:50, 12:27, 12:30, 17:11, 18:17, 21:50; pre-pregs, 24:18; promoters/accelerators, 33:46, 35:4; secondary bonding, 19:44, 19:48, 20:32; shrinkage, 7:50, 13:11, 21:50, 32:18, 45:68, 69:132; strength testing, 4:22, 50:46; styrene emission estimates, 53:73; syntactic foam from, 28:60, 30:18; thermoforming/vacu-forming, 10:34; vs. vinyl ester and epoxy resins, 6:10, 15:60, 42:52, 53:20; water permeation/osmosis, 15:60; as wood preservative/balsa core, 55:5. See also DCPD (dicyclopentadiene)-blended, low-styrene resins; fiberglass (FRP) construction; laminates, marine; print-through, control/prevention; resins; styrene; styrene emissions, monitoring/reduction/compliance

polyester resins, low-styrene. See DCPD (dicyclopentadiene)-blended, low-styrene resins; polyester-urethane hybrid resins

polyester structural adhesives: Poly-Bond, 42:5

polyester syntactic foam: Core-Bond putty (core installation/vacuum-bagging), 9:36, 9:44, 30:18; mechanically foamed, 28:60; resin drainout, 33:46; temperature, 33:46

polyester tooling resin system: Polylite Profile, 16:52, 32:45

polyester-urethane hybrid resins: Hybri-Chem, 21:60, 28:60; Xycon/skincoat, 28:60

polyester-vinyl ester hybrid resin: Hydrex/megayacht, 32:18, 32:21

polyethylene foam collars: for Defender-class RB-5 boats, 85:64; Norseman Marine Products, 85:64; vs. polystyrene, 85:64

polyethylene, linear. See linear polyethylene

polyethylene side tubes: for monohull pilot boat, 96:52

polyethylene, ultra-high molecular weight (ULMW-PE): bottom reinforcement/Husky airboat, 53:12; Strong sail track/slide system, 39:98

polyethylene film. See vacuum bags/film

polyethylene fuel tanks. See fuel tanks

polyethylene hulls: blow-molding technology, 29:33; canoes, 4:40, 10:34, 11:20; Crosslink 3, 10:34, 11:20; kayaks, 4:40, 15:4, 29:33, 54:18; linear vs. cross-linked, 29:33; recycling programs, 15:4, 29:33, 37:66, 54:112; roto-molding technology, 4:40, 10:34, 11:20, 56:10, 135:46; Technothrene, 54:18

polyethylene plastic sheeting: for boat covers, 38:55; for boat sheds/shelters, 35:15, 36:4. See also shrink-wrapping

polyethylene wraps for wire bundling: TechFlex sleeves, 77:10

Poly-Fab: custom water tanks, 20:56

Polyfoam Products: HFC-134a foam, 24:62

polyisocyanurate foam: CO2-blown, 24:62

Polymer Corporation: Nyaflow high-pressure hose, 4:58

Polymer Development Laboratories (PDL): Hybri-Chem polyester-urethane hybrid resins, 21:60, 28:60; PDL 729-2 water-blown rigid flotation foam system, 26:51

PolyPhaser: impulse suppressors, 43:64

polypropylene filter cloth: for vacuum-drying blistered hull, 9:50

polypropylene honeycomb. See honeycomb cores

polypropylene hose: Hi-Tech Techflex HTR, 45:105

polypropylene water tanks: Poly-Fab, 20:56

polystyrene foam: cutting, 39:30; EPA rule/exemption, 28:54; plug/class C catamaran/Cogito, 39:30; secondary-bonding problems, 13:67

polysulfide sealant: vs. polyurethanes, 28:27; for integral tanks, 74:20; 3Ms 101 Marine Sealant, 74:20

polyurethane adhesive/sealants: for bedding/deck repair/waterlogged foam, 37:48; laminate testing, 28:27; Pliogrip 7700, 29:8, 30:60; Sikaflex 241, 28:27, 33:75; Sikaflex 252, 29:8, 33:75; Sikaflex 292, 33:75; sources, 28:30; 3M 5200, 1:46, 15:21, 20:32, 28:27, 29:4, 37:48; types/applications, 28:27, 29:4, 29:8, 20:60. See also adhesives, structural

polyurethane foam: EPA rule/exemption, 28:54; soundproofing/aluminum boats, 21:26

polyurethane foam, non-CFC: performance/testing, 2:28, 2:31; sources, 2:28, 2:30

polyurethane gelcoat: combined with epoxy pre-pregs, 43:5

polyurethane resin: for RTM processing, 38:55

Polywerx (the Netherlands): RTM-Worx software for resin-flow simulation, 71:6

Poncin Yacht Group: Harmony Yachts sailboats/automated processing, 115:142

pools, exercise: sideline/TPI, 33:36

Pop Fasteners: Pop Plus blind rivets, 13:70

POR: Crystal TopCoat gelcoat finish, 15:44

P.O.R. 15, Inc.: POR 15 rust-preventive paint, 8:54

porpoising. See stability, dynamic

Porsche, F.A.: Porsche speedboat, 114:94, 116:4

Porter, Aaron, author: “A Design Challenge III Sampler,” 135:36; “The Adaptive Boatyard,” 101:92; “Adventure Ready,” 133:40; “Antifouling in a Frail Ocean,” 105:106; “Boats in the Age of Mechnical Reproduction,” 135:3; “Case In Point,” 100:36; “Cruising at a Slow Burn,” 129:18; “Depth,” 132:3; “Design Challenge: Designs From A Competition,” 122:24; “Doing More With Less,” 127:4; “From Scratch,” 104:78; “It Takes A Province,” 100:24; “Job Shop,: 103:54; “More Than Good Ideas,” 131:3; “New Tools, New Trades,” 136:3; “On the Rode,” 111:30; “Pain in the Gas,” 102:24; “Power That Fits,: 137:6; “Powerless Advances in Propulsion,” 134:3; “Process Control Refined,: 125:54; “Remembrances of Problems Past,” 138:3; “Restorative Therapy,” 133:4; “Simplicity Then and Now,” 137;3; “Some Like It Hot,” 123:32; “The Solutions Trade,” 128:3; “Success by Any Other name,” 129:3; “Temporary Architecture,” 101:24; “The Trumpy Specialists,” 109:60; “Three Efficient Cruisers for Four,: 127:20; “Unconventional Wisdom,” 130:3; “When A Lobster Yacht Is Not,” 109:208; “Working Cats of the Caribbean,” 119:28

Porter-Cable Corp.: hammerdrill line, 1:68; Model 360-series belt sanders, 13:70; Model 505 heavy-duty finisher, 20:56; Sand Trap 73505, 20:56

Porter, Michael, author: “Down East Hullforms,: 73;88

Portland Yacht Services: Maine Boatbuilders Show, 77:3

portlights: aluminum/Freeman Marine, 41:62; EC (EU) certification, 41:38; casting resin to create portlight/Dave MacPherson, 88:62; sandwich construction, 5:58

Possin, John: Bates Technical College/vocational training program, 20:21

post-curing carbon pre-pregs, 120:62

post-curing, epoxy resins: applications/techniques, 14:45, 14:48, 53:20, 55:58, 59:76, 79:114, 125:54; blister repairs/barrier coats, 17:11; composite tooling, 39:30, 59:76, 60:96, 60:103, 136:56; concerns, 15:4, 70:44, 136:22; cure cycle recommendations, 14:48, 59:76, 63:151, 64:82, 136:22; digital-scanning calorimeter, 14:48; large-scale cold-molding/124’ motorsailer, 51:52; ovenless post-cure/portable plywood box heater/Brooklin Boat Yard, 136:22; ovens/heaters/systems, 8:54, 14:45, 42:52, 55:58, 63:151, 64:82; 81:110, 136:22; print-through prevention, 14:45, 14:48, 34:18, 34:21, 59:76, 136:22; ramping up/ramp rate, 14:45, 17:11, 34:21, 42:52, 42:59, 125:54, 136:56; solar, 14:45; SPRINT laminates, 79:114, thermocouple sensors and temperature-indicating stickers, 115:162. See also laminates, marine, advanced-composite; ovens/autoclaves; print-through, control/prevention

post-curing, polyester resins: blister repairs/barrier coats, 17:11; catalyst ratios and, 2:6, 50:46; catalytic heater for, 8:54; laminate strength and, 4:22, 4:27, 50:46; photo-initiated resins, 18:17; of test coupons, 2:6, 48:16, 50:46; of tooling/preventing print-through, 7:50, 12:27, 12:30, 21:50. See also ovens/autoclaves; print-through, control/prevention

post-curing, vinyl ester resins: laminate strength and, 4:22

potable water systems: deep storage of, 122:52

Potter, Nick: Dyer 29, 28:72

PowerBoat Design Challenge (Professional BoatBuider Magazine: Jolley, Eric/PT skiff, 122:24; Lathrop, Tom/Pamlico skiff, 122:24; Stimson, David/plank-on-frame power dory, 122:24; Devlin, Sam/Pelicano 18; Morabito, Margaret/retro 1900 outboard motorboat, 122:24; Nazarov, Albert/Picnic 550 Classic, 122:24; Jonsson, Sigurdar Olafs/Arctic Circle Design aluminum fishing boat, 122:24; Miguels, Ronaldo Fazanelli/Niteroi wave-piercing powerboat, 122:24

Powerboat Reports: consumer-advocate publication (review), 8:9

powerboats: ABS classification, 39:80, 39:86; battery selection/use, 18:44; boat noise/legal limits, 43:75; designing/building chines, strakes, steps, and transom corners, 58:79, 60:5, 138:32; design mock-ups, 9:28, 95:64; development/advanced composites, 51:22; development/construction of stepped hulls, 5:52, 7:5, 46:16; First Chesapeake Powerboat Symposium, 116:40; fuel efficiency/market strategy, 15:80, 16:4; hull-to-deck joints, 60:104; ISO standards/stability, 48:14, 112:120; lightning protection systems, 43:64; model testing, 55:32; molded structural grid/liner, 46:28, 46:37, 58:54; overpowered powerboats, 80:3; Pilot power cruisers/Mark Ellis/Bruckmann Yachts, 138:32; production check lists, 95:64; profit/pricing, 47:66; propeller matching, 46:52; replica/reproduction/reconstruction of, 81:72; Revenge 35 Light Tackle, 102:86; reviewed in consumer-advocate publication, 8:9; systems audit, 59:21; transatlantic passagemaker rally, 83:14; twin-screw rudder installation/tuning, 45:96; wide chine flats on deep-V hullforms, 138:32. See also specific types including: airboats;catamarans, power; excursion vessels; ferries; fishing boats, commercial, construction; flats-boat market/flats skiffs; hydroplanes; jet boats/jet skis; lobsterboats; megayachts; personal watercraft (PWCs); planing hulls; pleasure boat market/design considerations; powerboats entries below; rigid inflatable boats (RIBs); Subchapter T boats; etc.

powerboats for people who don’t like powerboats: Nigel Irens’ Design 027, 80:68

powerboats, high-performance offshore/raceboats: around-the-world record, 50:11, 55:16; composite welded aluminum, 51:11; F-Service runabout/Prowler boats/Forest Johnson, 134:4; FB Design/Red EPT/Cesa, 133:84; hydroplanes, 2:12, 56:40, 59:10; panel strength/smart composites, 46:3, 46:45; performance testing, 52:43, 133:84, 134:36; polyester vs. epoxy laminate, use in Predator-model powerboats, 71:6; slamming loads, 52:4, 52:30, 53:4, 53:20, 55:5; structural limits, 52:43; structure/scantlings, 49:54; Tecno 40 RIB, 46:38, 46:43; 133:84. See also hydroplanes; performance prediction; speed, estimating

powerboats, motoryachts: Fox Project 86/design elements of, 118:22; interior layout/decoration, 6:34; interior layout/wheelchair-accessible, 57:15; lightning protection systems, 43:64; plug for, 60:11; reducing powering requirements for/Patrick Bray research, 118:22; Sparkman & Stephens designs, 59:44, 59:48; speed prediction, 59:56, 59:57, 101:82, 102:4; superyacht/Vitters Shipyard, 58:13; trawler/Northern Marine, 57:123

powerboats, offshore sportfishing yachts: accessories/hardware/ancillary equipment (Rybovich), 14:26, 14:32; Boca Jima/tuna tower, 101:38; Calyber 35 Carolina-style express sportfishermen/Boksa Marine, 115:18; comfort vs. speed, 6:2; fully retracting bridge electronics modules, 101:38; Hines-Farley, 54:56, 54:62; Hunt hullform, 50:32; interior layout/decoration, 6:34; lightning protection systems, 43:64; outrigger latch arrangement, 101:38; SES (Surface Effect Ship) hullform, 48:6; semisoft bridge surrounds/EZ2CY, 101:38; Sirius Boatworks/Jamie Lowell-designed sportfisherman, 100:24; tower pod/Halmatic sportfishermen, 104:4; unexposed transom door hinges/Steve French Enterprises, 107:14; wooden/construction details (Rybovich), 25:42, 25:49; welded aluminum, 21:26. See also powerboats, sportfishermen

powerboats, runabouts/cabin cruisers: CapeLine automatic convertible canvas top, 108:16; fizzboats, 54:43; Kazulin Boats, 65:52; sliding-top, 54:18; Sea Craft boats, 91:116; trailerable, 39:67, 54:43, 58:79, 60:5

powerboats, runabouts/cabin cruisers, replica/reproduction: Alsberg Junior speedster, 60:11; 24’ Chris-Craft, 2:12; design/tracking market trends, 51:11; Kazulin Boats, 65:52; market niche/builder profiles, 18:20, 20:4; new classics, 62:12; Nigel Irens’ Design 027 traditional weekender yacht, 80:68; replica/reproduction market, 2:12, 18:20, 20:4. See also powerboats, motoryachts

powerboats, small runabouts/racers: jetsprint boats, 57:15. See also jet boats/jet skis

powerboats, sportfishermen: acoustic signatures, 46:50; air chamber/2600 Sportfish, 2:12; balancing comfort with speed, 6:2; boulevardier’s boat, 64:11; Cabo Yachts sportfishermen, 91:96; catamarans, 45:120, 47:5, 47:16, 54:43, 54:44; center-console, 8:2; cored-fiberglass construction, 1:22, 2:12; Dave Martin design, 103:160; design/tracking market trends, 51:11, 79:36; design criteria/Tom Fexas, 1:22, 1:28; DuFlex panel construction, 63:162; exterior wood and quality joinery/Vicem Yachts, 102:34; fighting chair features, 78:56, 79:36; fish boxes/live wells, 78:56, 91:96; gamefisherman/Reel Trick, 58:13; guide fisherman, 3:11; Hunt hullform, 50:32; layouts for, 78:56, 79:36; Jimmy La/L&B Technologies vs. Out Island Sport Yachts lawsuit, 93:112; kitted Willis Marine 34 outboard-powered sportfishermen, 125:8; lifting strakes/improved performance, 45:86; Maverick 21 modified-V/Garlington 78’/K-value, 126:38; Merritt’s Boat and Engine Works, 62:62; military-style lobsterboat, 51:96; performance and analyst tests on, 79:68; plywood/Chinook 23, 23:27; portable testing equipment/Janelle’s PowerMate System, 79:68; powering, 1:22, 1:28, 45:86; remote-controlled bait chambers, 58:13; reverse bow, 58:13; saltwater options, 7:3; Southport 26, 95:38; spray/squatting, 45:86; strip-built/Boomer, 57:110; structure/framing/plywood vs. fiberglass, 40:54, 41:5;  tackle storage, 78:56; transom doors, 78:56; trim measurements, 79:68; ultimate, 1:22, 1:28, 78:56; wave piercers, 54:43, 54:44; welded aluminum construction, 21:26. See also flats-boat market/flats skiffs; lifting strakes; planing hulls; powerboats, offshore sportfishing yachts

powerboats, utility skiffs: all-FRP “RIB” design, 52:12; aluminum jon boat, 16:4; Boston Whaler, 2:34, 2:37, 2:38, 2:40, 6:42, 27:42, 37:48, 38:3, 40:66, 42:34; Navy specwar FRP utilities, 52:43; roto-molded polyethylene, 11:28; SAFE Boat, 52:12; yard boats, 42:34. See also flats-boat market/flats skiffs; Navy boats/contracts; U.S. Coast Guard

power management/usage, 137:34

Powermatic: Artisan 43 Bandsaw/rip fence accessory, 21:60; Artisan 73 Dust Collector, 18:54; numerically controlled Accu-Router, 2:70

Powerquest: boat shows, 36:60, 36:64; low-VOC gelcoats, 55:99

PowerStar: inverter supplier, 25:34, 25:40

power tools. See tools, power

powertrain coupling, 131:12

Powlas, Jerry: on composite flat-panel construction, 48:4

POX-E-GEL: epoxy gelcoat, 2:72

PPG Industries: SprayVeil, 13:70

Practical Sailor: consumer-advocate publication (review), 8:4

Precision Boat Repairs: gelcoat maintenance/restoration, 15:44

Precision Shapes of Virginia (PSOV): startup of, 66:110

Precision Light Systems (Maine): hybrid Laser/Gas Metal Arc welding process, 103:44

Predator Custom Yachts: acquired by Egg Harbor, 87:16

Predator Express 35: walkaround sportfisherman, 87:16

Predator-model powerboats (Formula Cruisers, New Zealand): structural weight loss in, using epoxy laminate, 71:6

Preferred Data Corporation: custom accounting software, 57:74, 57:92

Premier Marine: recycled polyethylene, 37:66

pre-pregs: carbon-fiber, 20:56, 24:18, 24:21, 39:3, 39:30, 55:58, 62:46, 63:151. 85:46; at Baltic Yachts, 85:46; at Green Marine, 123:32; carbon unidirectional tape, 119:50; combining with SPRINT fabrics, 79:114, 131:28; at Comp Millennia, 120:62; at Composite Design Inc., 70:21; costs, 24:18, 24:21, 63:151; epoxy, 18:8, 25:59, 39:30, 53:20, 55:58, 55:61. 58:36, 72:5, 79:114, 95:16; epoxy/A-staged (wet-pregs), 58:36, 97:174; epoxy/B-staged (wet pregs), 95:16, 123:32; film adhesive for, 39:30; frozen/B-staged, 24:18, 64:82; generating a pre-preg product, 131:28; at Goetz Custom Sailboats, 73:54; with honeycomb cores, 22:8, 39:3, 55:61, 70:21, 129:40; hot-melt process for, 64:82; just-in-time (JIT), 24:18; low-temperature-cured (LTC-PPG), 48:35, 64:82, 70:21, 70:44, 72:5; for mast/spar construction, 55:58, 55:61, 64:64, 120:62; mechanical values of epoxy pre-preg laminates chart, 133:46; for one-off construction, 55:58, 55:61; photo-curing, 18:8, 24:18; pitfalls of pre-pregs without conventional custom built ovens, 131:28; pitfalls of pre-pregs, 131:28 pre-preg manufacturers, 131:28; with PVC foam cores/bonding problems, 43:96, 47:58, 48:8, 55:61, 70:44, 72:5, 131:28; resin systems for, 39:30, 53:20, 79:114; single-sided, 58:36; sources, 14:55, 18:8, 39:42, 70:21; spray chop vs. infused bi-axial, 119:50; storage/handling/curing, 24:18, 24:25, 39:30, 53:20, 55:58, 55:61, 63:151, 95:16; tool for preparing, 58:36, 123:32; types/applications/technology, 14:55, 18:8, 24:18, 39:30, 55:58, 55:61, 58:36, 123:32; UV-cured (UV-PPG), 18:8, 21:4, 24:18, 48:35; vs. unidirectional lamination with DuFlex strip, 63:162; WARTM, 58:36; at Westerly Marine, 61:52; vs. wet-pregs, 55:58, 55:61, 58:36, 61:34, 65:66, 69:3; Z Preg, 131:28. See also fabric impregnators (wet-pregs)

press release: as news/information, 3:16, 6:5, 6:42, 9:2, 16:22, 18:40; writing/sending, 2:17, 2:20, 18:40, 36:73

pressure-fed resin rollers. See resin rollers, pressure-fed

Pressure Marine Systems, Inc.: Max-Pro-Coat vinyl ester antifoulant, 19:59

pressure-wash systems: bottom prep/environmental compliance, 31:10; Jet-Pro, 2:70; Recyclean, 33:75; RGF Marine wastewater treatment/recycling system, 44:54; Ultrasorb Mariner water recycler, 31:68

Prestovac: vacuum-assisted molding process/small parts, 32:28

Prevailer: marine batteries, 18:44

Price, Bill: on functions of automatic test/alarm system, 70:5

Price, Mick, designer: Eastport 32, utility-stype luxury powerboat, 123:10. See also Weaver, Tom

Price, Terry: Cerritos College/vocational training program, 21:12

price/value/profit: costing/pricing small craft, 47:66; designing for production, 2:60; lessons in marketing/Boston Whaler, 2:34, 2:38; in market downturn, 9:13, 12:4; megayacht market, 12:50, 70:120; paint job, 37:36, 37:47; profitability/productivity, 12:10, 21:4, 25:64, 28:72, 32:64, 39:70, 40:24, 48:35, 54:43, 55:58, 57:74; profitability/waste reduction, 55:26, 74:30; quality and the market, 3:72, 32:64, 70:120. See also profitability/productivity

Pride of Baltimore, replica schooner, 126:8

Prijon: blow-molded polyethylene kayaks, 29:33

primers: for aluminum/DP90 two-part epoxy chromate, 37:36, 53:31; epoxy/in-mold coatings, 49:59, 51:6, 52:54; epoxy/water-reducible (System Three WR-155), 22:55; Organoil wood finishing system, 96:6; vinyl ester (Duratec), 34:21; vinyl ester substrate/secondary bonding primer (ATPRIME), 20:32, 42:5, 52:67

priming: of foam cores, 9:44; HVLP applications/systems/techniques, 34:35; secondary-bonding applications, 20:32

Princess Yachts: Viking distributor for, 46:16; production management/lean management techniques ,129:3, 26

print blockers: applications, 7:50

printing, of catalog: cost estimates, 4:55; production tips, 4:50

print-through, control/prevention: bedding foam cores, 9:36, 31:34, 31:42; catalyst ratios/temperature, 2:6, 33:46, 50:46; with DCPD (dicyclopentadiene)-blended resins, 7:50, 8:28; epoxy-chop solution, 3:54; epoxy syntactic tooling foam/slurries, 6:52, 7:50, 31:34, 31:39; heat-distortion temperatures, 7:50, 14:45, 14:48, 18:3, 29:8, 33:46, 42:52, 64:22; with honeycomb core/Nida-Core, 36:78; laminate thickness and, 50:46; post-curing, 7:50, 8:54, 12:27, 12:30, 14:45, 14:48, 21:50, 34:18, 34:21, 64:22; print blockers, 7:50; in repairing cored hulls, 25:25; shrink-wrapping (caveats), 18:33; in tooling, 7:50, 12:27, 12:30, 21:50; with vinyl esters, 6:10, 42:52. See also post-curing

prismatic coefficient; in displacement hullform, 78:46; 81:58

Privateer Manufacturing Company: boatyard fires/insurance, 1:50, 7:28; epoxy syntactic foam-cored tooling, 6:52; resin storage/delivery, 28:48

proa: Pacific proa/John Harris, 135:36

Proa 2000, motoryacht: 67:13

ProblemSolvers: Perma-Sand sandpaper, 18:54

Proctor, Rick: on battery charging/cycling/capacity, 19:50, 41:5

product catalogs/brochures. See catalogs/product brochures, builders’; product literature

product data sheet (PDS): interpreting/strength testing of composites, 4:22, 4:27, 6:5

product defects. See product liability; product recalls

product liability (builder’s liability): blister repairs, 16:42; defects/Federal Boat Safety Act, 39:12; defects/litigation/ forensic engineering, 39:12, 50:18, 50:20, 50:25; defects/product warnings, 44:13; design/engineering documents/“discovery” process, 33:13, 42:26, 45:14, 50:20, 65:11; insurance coverage, 36:13, 40:12, 81:146; laminate strength/testing, 3:27, 5:12; litigation/lawsuits, 15:50, 16:4, 32:11, 33:13, 42:26, 44:13, 45:14, 50:18, 50:20, 50:25, 63:38; marine wiring/electrical systems, 8:24, 20:50; negligence/ordinary care, 32:11; occupant protection/ejection prevention, 34:13, 38:11, 38:12, 44:13; owners’ manuals and, 27:46, 44:13; product warnings/safety labels, 15:50, 21:12, 27:46, 36:50, 44:13, 45:14; stability, 42:26; survey reports and, 30:26. See also insurance, liability, product/builder; liability; product recalls; warning/safety labels

product lines: engineering documents, 33:13; introducing new model/boat shows, 36:60; introducing new product/marinized wind generator, 56:18; in market downturn/recession, 45:120; market trends (reader questionnaire analysis), 7:17; patent protection, 42:68; streamlining/racing shells/kayaks, 41:28; trade dress/trademark protection/product identity, 42:68, 43:13; upgrading/product development, 11:34, 11:39, 12:10, 26:20, 29:8, 35:34, 39:70, 46:16, 46:26. See also patents; pleasure-boat market/design considerations; trademarks

product literature: catalogs/brochures, 3:16, 4:50, 4:55, 6:5, 23:37, 36:60; press kits, 2:17, 2:21, 36:73. See also catalogs/product brochures, builders’; press release

product quality/quality control: vs. commoditization, 53:96; 112:88; concerns/importance of maintaining, 3:72, 5:72, 10:20, 11:36, 11:52, 12:10, 13:2, 23:50, 29:8, 34:72, 35:4, 74:30; finish standards/yacht market, 40:24, 40:36; of laminates/chemistry, 5:12, 6:64, 10:64, 14:2, 14:64, 45:76, 74:30; lessons in marketing/Boston Whaler, 2:34, 2:38; materials audit and test lab, 112:88; paint jobs/aluminum boats, 37:36; and product liability, 32:11; and profitability, 13:80, 32:64, 53:96; quality-control (QC) systems/standards, 3:72, 5:72, 10:20, 11:52, 13:54, 26:20, 34:72, 38:14, 46:16, 64:128, 74:30, 74:32, 112:88, 127:30; of spars/rigging, 34:72; Total Quality Management (TQM)/lofting/liability, 38:14, 38:38. See also product liability; production boatbuilding, manufacturing/production

product recalls: defining/discovering defects, 39:12. See also product liability

product specifications/engineering information: and customer support, 137:34; for resin formulations, 20:4; for SCRIMP, 31:42; standardized/PILOT system, 49:96; standardized testing, 4:22, 32:3. See also product data sheet (PDS)

product testing: in-house, 46:16. See also composites testing

product warnings. See warning/safety labels

product warranties: claims/limited-warranty provisions/language, 35:8, 41:15; claims/litigation, 50:18, 50:20, 50:25; claims/service, 46:16; for components/ancillary equipment, 35:8, 41:15; emissions-related warranty, 121:72; and internal mold-release additives, 13:11; high-performance resins and, 42:52; warranty card/market research, 26:64. See also repairs, warranty

production boatbuilding, business of: aftermarket accessories/equipment, 14:26, 14:32; builder-designer relationship, 3:27, 40:24, 77:104; builder-loftsman relationship, 25:4, 38:14; builder-owner conflicts (arbitration/negotiation/litigation), 12:40, 12:47, 35:72, 37:60, 37:61; bidding/builders’ contracts/work orders/change orders, 12:40, 12:72, 31:80, 35:25, 37:60, 37:61, 40:24, 40:36, 46:16, 48:50, 58:66; bidding/estimating, 1:38, 12:72, 21:38, 25:42, 35:25, 37:60, 37:61, 40:24, 49:96; bidding/undercutting/large vs. small builder, 58:66; Cluster Concept/Viareggio, Italy, 108:62; customer service/relations, 2:80, 3:5, 8:64, 12:40, 19:72, 20:8, 29:54, 31:80, 35:25, 40:24, 97:82, 107:52, 127:42; customizing, 46:16, 103:208; designing a process/documentation/training, 112:88; diversification/sidelines, 7:17, 9:13, 12:4, 13:80, 14:26, 14:32, 22:32, 33:36, 33:40, 41:28, 46:72, 47:34, 51:11, 54:18, 56:40, 58:36, 58:52, 60:116; diversification/sidelines/J & J Marine, 104:78; diversification/sidelines/Knight & Carver Yacht Yard, 127:42; education/training, 22:51, 35:25, 35:30, 35:31; equipment, storage tools, 87:46; 67:110; 107:52; expansion/growth, 10:20, 11:34, 26:20, 46:72, 47:5, 58:66, 69:114; financial management/planning, 69:114; Hanse Yachtzentrum/doubling production output, 106:10; industry profile, 44:3; Innovation Awards/IBEX Show/marketing opportunities, 128:80; outside designers, 40:24; 77:104, 127:42; outsourcing, 32:64, 35:4, 35:34, 40:24, 40:28, 127:42; owners’ representatives, 12:72, 37:60, 40:24, 40:40; product quality vs. commoditization, 53:96; repair/maintenance vs. new construction, 14:26, 127:42; Revenge Advanced Composites build book plan, 112:88; selling to venture capitalists, 58:66, 135:46; survival strategies, 12:4, 13:80, 29:8, 46:72, 47:5, 103:208; transition from commercial to yacht market, 40:24; troubleshooting process control system, 112:88; . See also boat owners/customers; boatshops, small; builder’s contracts; estimating/bidding; marketing/promotion; outsourcing; product liability; product lines; production boatbuilding, financial planning/management; production/boatbuilding, diversification/sidelines; production boatbuilding, management

production boatbuilding, diversification/sidelines: Admiral Marine/carbon fiber components for aircraft, 51:11; American Expedition Yachts/Bayview Edison Industries, 106:92; carbon fiber laminates, 58:36, 58:52; Composite Engineering, 41:28; Consolidated, 47:34; fabrications for Disney World/Disneyland, 54:18, 60:116; Fabrication Specialities, 56:40; Hood, 33:40; Luke/accessories/hardware, 14:26, 14:32; North End/SCRIMP, 44:35; Padden Creek/shower-tub units, 37:16; Rybovich/accessories/hardware, 14:26, 14:32; TPI/exercise pools, 33:36; as survival strategy, 9:13, 12:4, 13:80, 46:72, 47:34; trends, 7:17

production boatbuilding, financial management/planning: accounting/inventory software, 3:60, 18:54, 21:38, 23:50, 27:70, 28:32, 35:25, 57:74, 57:80, 80:48; basics, 1:38, 9:13, 13:22; commercial bank loans, 13:22; cash flow, 9:13, 10:20, 12:10, 13:22, 35:25, 57:74, 59:10; Chris-Craft turnaround, 80:48; debt load, 9:13, 10:20, 58:66; economics/devaluation (American Marine), 19:28, 19:32; estimates/work orders/billing/billable hours, 31:80, 35:25, 37:60, 37:61, 57:74, 74:30, 127:128; fiscal crisis/failure/Chapter 11 bankruptcy, 9:13, 10:20, 57:15, 58:66; handling rapid growth, 10:20, 11:34, 58:66; inventory/parts control, 3:60, 12:10, 18:54, 21:38, 23:50, 26:20, 27:70, 28:32, 29:22, 33:36, 35:25, 39:70, 50:59; just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing, 12:10, 18:54, 26:20, 28:32, 29:22; in market downturn/recession, 80:48, 9:13, 11:34, 13:26, 21:4, 46:16, 127:42; payment/collections, 27:61, 29:54, 35:25, 37:60, 37:61; payroll/wages, 1:38, 5:32, 9:13, 18:54, 32:64, 33:36, 41:72, 50:59, 57:74, 57:80, 127:42; product quality vs. commoditization, 53:96, 80:48, 106:92, 123:10; profitable compliance, 21:18, 25:3; profit margin/paint job, 37:36, 37:47, 97:82; profit/pricing/productivity, 12:10, 21:4, 25:64, 28:72, 32:64, 39:70, 40:24, 47:66, 48:35, 57:74, 73:54; for small businesses, 1:38, 57:74, 57:76, 57:80. See also accounting; economics, impact on marine industry; overhead; payroll/wages; price/value/profit; professional boatbuilding, business of; profitability/productivity; taxes, corporate income/capital gains; work force (employees)

production boatbuilding, information exchange: construction/engineering/safety, 6:5, 33:88, 47:34; environmental compliance/benchmarking, 20:40, 27:61; pricing/profit, 9:13, 33:88; laminate schedules/blister repairs, 17:11

production boatbuilding, management: communication/team-building/worker empowerment/incentives, 13:54, 14:4, 23:13, 29:8, 39:52, 39:54, 39:55, 41:28, 41:72, 46:16, 51:52, 53:28, 58:66, 71:52; diversification/sidelines, 33:36, 33:40, 46:72; education/training, 22:51, 35:30, 35:31, 41:28; environmental manager/styrene emissions, 53:73; managing growth, 10:34, 11:20, 11:34, 26:20; managing production flow, 11:34, 12:10, 29:22, 64:11, 127:30; optimizing laminates/finite element analysis, 133:46; outsourcing, 37:16; owner-operator vs. outside ownership, 39:70; production manager-builders, 12:10, 58:66; product quality vs. commoditization, 53:96; safety programs, 17:2, 23:13, 23:14, 28:54; skills/standards/effectiveness, 8:64, 19:72, 101:62; at Stingray Boats, 127:30; as team, 47:34; Total Quality Management (TQM), 25:52, 38:38. See also work force (employees)

production boatbuilding, manufacturing/production: aluminum construction, 4:42, 26:20, 59:71; aluminum vs. fiberglass construction, 21:26; at Baltic Yachts, 85:46; at Bavaria Yachtbau, 94:70; at Bayview Edison Industries/American Expedition Yachts, 106:92; bill of materials/labor tracking, 50:59; boating niche market/Mark Ellis Designs, 138:32; communication/efficiency/productivity/production flow, 17:34, 26:20, 29:22, 29:29, 32:18, 33:69, 41:28, 41:72; communication/empowerment/stress/occupational health, 39:52, 39:54, 39:55, 48:104, 58:66; components, 35:34, 46:16, 47:80; composite flat-panel construction, 45:54, 45:62, 45:68; cored bottoms, 51:22; at Cruisers Yachts/ business planning/inventory/ deck first build process/Flevo Jachtbouw, 132:18; designer-builder agreement/royalties/Mark Ellis, 138:32; Global Solutions control system software, 114:68; DuraKore construction, 15:34; fiber-to-resin ratios/part fit, 59:30; high-performance resins (epoxies/vinyl esters), 42:52; just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing, 12:10, 26:20, 94:70; machining/milling, 48:56; manufacturing systems/Japan, 29:22, 39:52, 39:55, 41:28; manufacturing systems/New Zealand, 54:43, 55:58; megayacht project, 32:18; outsourcing vs. in-house fabrication/components, 32:64, 35:34, 37:16, 37:18, 39:70, 46:16, 48:56, 95:38, 106:92, 114:68; plywood construction, 23:37; plywood use/elimination, 16:12, 40:54, 41:5; quality control (QC) systems, 3:72, 5:72, 10:20, 11:2, 11:52, 13:54, 26:20, 29:22, 32:11, 38:14, 39:70, 41:28, 71:38, 93:46; production engineering, 39:70, 71:38, 106:92; production manager-builders, 12:10; self-improvement/professionalism, 137:80; Storm Hawk Boats/vacuum infusion processing, 103:208, 106:92; systems audit, 59:21; Total Quality Management/liability, 38:14; vacuum-bagging, 29:22, 30:18, 41:28, 103:208, 106:92; wood construction, 23:32, 23:37, 25:42, 25:49; work stations, 54:43, 93:46. See also aluminum construction; aluminum construction, welded; boatshops, small; composites testing, shop; custom/semi-custom construction; fiberglass (FRP) construction; fiberglass (FRP) construction, cored/sandwich; metal construction, CAL/NCC (computer-aided lofting, numerically controlled cutting) applications; styrene emissions, monitoring/reduction/compliance; systems; VOC emissions, reduction/compliance; wood construction, production methods/marketing; work force

production boatbuilding, plant/facilities: electrical service, 48:56; fire prevention/preparedness, 1:50, 7:28, 17:34, 26:18, 39:44; hurricane damage/preparations, 20:8, 27:18, 27:21; lease negotiations, 3:49; machine shop, 48:56; metal buildings, 17:34, 26:18; plant layouts, 17:34, 28:48, 29:22, 48:56, 93:46, 95:38; property/fire/liability/risk insurance, 1:50, 7:28, 12:4, 29:54; overhead, 1:38, 9:13, 45:76, 57:74; reconstruction/fires, 1:50, 17:34, 28:18; reconstruction/hurricanes, 27:18; waste reduction/management, 27:8, 28:48, 28:52, 55:26, 55:27, 129:26. See also boat lifts/hoists; boat sheds/shelters; boatyard waste disposal/reduction/compliance; overhead; paint/spray booths; ventilation systems; work space

production boats: active noise control, 5:42; balancing comfort with speed, 6:2; designing for production, 2:60, 3:27, 47:66; efficient designs, 16:4; handsome lines, 1:80; look-alike, perform-alike syndrome, 17:8; reviewed in consumer-advocate publication, 8:9; safety standards, 8:24. See also custom/semi-custom/one-off construction; design/engineering considerations/parameters; pleasure-boat market/design considerations; production boatbuilding, manufacturing/production; product lines

productivity (production efficiency). See production boatbuilding, manufacturing/production; profitability/productivity

Products Research & Chemical Corp. (PRC):  molded polyurethane rubrails, 52:43; PR-365 polyurethane adhesive/sealant, 28:27; Rapid Seal 365 urethane/silicone sealant, 28:27

Pro/Engineer: Parametric Technology Corporation surface modeling program, 61:66

Professional BoatBuilder: readership, 3:16, 60:136; digital ProBoat Online, 124:3; 10-year retrospective, 60:3, 60:27, 60:136; Emarine training program, 96:6; 20th anniversary retrospective, 121:120

professional engineers (PE) license: 67:13, 71:136, 72: 5; 72:112, 74:5, 84:102, 100:4, 108:6, 110:4, 114:4,7, 116:4, 117:88; new SNAME advisory committee on P.E. licensure issues, 72:112

Professional Mariner: high-amperage DC circuit breaker, 38:55; ignition-protected DC fuses, 38:55. See also Ajeman, Bob

professionalism: in design and construction of boats, 95:104; education and self-improvement for, 137:80

profitability/productivity: using advanced composites, 48:35; high-tech skills and, 25:64, 73:54; in South Africa, 104:4; paint job, 37:36, 37:47; and product quality, 13:80, 28:72; profit margins/financial planning, 12:10, 21:4, 28:72, 32:64, 57:74; profit margins/large vs. small boats, 39:70; profit margins/one-offs, 54:43, 55:58; profit margins/repairs, 57:74. See also price/value/profit; professional boatbuilding, financial management

Progress Products: Boa-Constrictor universal clamp, 33:75

Project Amazon (Open Class 60 design): L keel, 96:72; rudders-in-a-drum, 96:72; swinging keel, 96:72

project management system: Townsend Bay Marine, 68:44

Pro-Line Boats: fuel-flow meters, 26:54; Pro-Lite boats, 117:8

ProLines software: Prolines Basic, 30:60, 33:69; Prolines design/fairing software, 8:35, 17:58, 33:69, 66:90, 68:5

promoters (cobalt solutions): adding to suit temperature conditions, 35:4; with vinyl ester resins, 6:16, 35:4, 44:30. See also accelerators/promoters; cobalt naphthenate

promotion. See marketing/promotion

propane: as refrigerant (R-290), 27:4, 28:6

Propco: Y-10 cleaning gel, 15:44

Propeller Dynamics Pty. Ltd.: Prop Scan system/propeller pitch, 42:74

propellers: aftermarket niche/Paul E. Luke, 14:26, 14:32; analysis software/propeller matching, 46:52, 46:62; analysis software, 5:58, 36:78, 45:105, 46:52, 46:62, 93:10; blade/disc area ratio, 72:46, 110:23, 111:4; Brunton Autoprop, 124:54; cavitation/vibration, 44:38, 44:43, 44:45, 46:52, 65:106, 72:46, 110:34, 136:32, 113:32; cupper propeller/Allison Boats, 94:18; custom/limited-edition sportfisherman, 54:62; damage to, 76:49; Duoprop/Volvo Penta, 122:12; efficiency/performance/tuning, 44:38, 44:43, 44:45, 45:96, 45:105, 46:5, 46:52, 48:86, 54:62, 110:34, 111:4; eight-bladed, 4:58; feathering/Cruising Design, 13:70; feathering/Paul E. Luke, 14:26, 14:32; Flex-O-Fold 3-blade folding propeller, 124:54; forward-facing propellers/Volvo Penta, 106:42, 115:32; Gori 3-blade folding propeller, 124:54; vs/ aft-facing propellers, 106:42; Hale Propeller’s Measurement Recording Instrument, 93:10; high-performance/Ballistic, 48:86; high-speed propulsion, 136:32; history of, 110:34, 119:6; MaxProp, 4-blade feathering propeller, 124:54; metal failure/fatigue, 51:56; noise/vibration control, 5:42, 5:48, 72:46; pitch/ISO standards/Prop Scan system, 42:74; pitch/skew/efficiency, 44:38, 44:43, 45:105, 46:52, 46:55, 65:106, 72:36, 83:12, 110:34, 136:32; pitch and two-speed gearbox effect, 71:123; 80:76; pitchometer, 46:52; pockets and tunnels for, 72:46; propeller struts, 72:46; propeller nut installation protocol, 121:9, 122:6, 124:6; PropScan digital propeller balancing system/Marine Group Boat Works, 127:8; replacement/Piranha plastic, 12:60; repowering with e-drive, 138:3; right-hand-rotation/hydroplanes, 56:40; Scimitar prop/Diamond back series/Sonny Levi, 136:32, 137:4; selection/matching to engine, 46:52, 46:55, 46:61; selection/station-wagon effect, 39:79; series tests/tank-testing/torque and thrust, 59:56; sizing, 44:43, 110:34, 111:4; slip, 46:5; surface-piercing/selection, 2:52; surface propellers/Delta Fast Commuter/Sonny Levi design, 135:26; tools for mounting/removal, 48:86, 62;12, 72:46; torque/gear ratio, 4:38; 80:76; torque/port-flopping/dynamic stability, 33:4; tuning/twin-screw rudder installation, 45:96; tunnels, 44:38, 44:45, 46:5, 46:16, 64:52; Vamarie,big prop, 68:11, 70:5; Varifold 4-blade folding propeller, 124:54; VEEM propellers/polymer re-pitching strips for, 119:6; ventilation, 46:52; warning labels, 44:13. See also computer software, propeller/propulsion analysis; propeller shaft/drive shaft; propulsion/drive systems

propeller shaft/drive shaft: Acquadrive double constant velocity (CV) joints, 72:46; cast/Aquamet 22/limited-edition sportfisherman, 54:62; metal failure/fatigue, 51:56; Sea Torque enclosed shaft system, 36:78; efficiency/strut eliminated, 53:37, 67:110; efficiency/strut-supported, 46:5, 54:62; hydraulic powered, 68:81; tools for removal, 48:86

propeller shaft couplings: coupling flange removal, 5:8, 6:5; DriveSaver discs, 72:46; resilient, 34:22, 34:27

propeller shaft seals, dripless/watertight: lip, 29:14, 32:4; mechanical/face, 29:14, 32:4; PYI, 3:60; sources, 29:21, 32:4

propeller shaft stuffing box: drip-free packing, 29:14, 29:21; dripless alternatives, 29:14, 72:46; dripless-stuffing box and long-term storage, 122:52; flexible self-aligning, 72:46; installation/maintenance, 29:14; Teflon impregnated packing vs. flax, 72:46

property insurance. See insurance, property/fire/builder’s risk

PropSmith: prop-mounting tool, 62:12

propulsion/drive systems: analysis software/AutoPower for Windows, 36:78; analysis software/EasyProp, 5:58, 17:58; analysis software/NavCad, 17:58, 26:54; Aussie Sterndrive with six moving parts, 88:14; bolt-on propulsion system (BOSS)/Seatorque Control Systems, 128:8; CMD’s Zeus system, 103:17, 106:42, 115:36; complexity of, 59:21, 59:44; controllable pitch propeller, 111:4; conventional hull data and performance of hybrid propulsion system experiment, 124:54; Diamond Back series/Levi Sidewinder/Scimitar propellers, 136:32; diesel-electric technology, 92:12, 107:82, 108:82, 109:140, 111:4, 127:30; 134:18; electric propulsion, 69:52, 77:82, 97:10, 115:128, 118:64, 137:6, 138:3; ergonomics of controls for, 115:36; forward-facing propellers/Volvo Penta, 106:42, 109:17; vs. aft-facing propellers, 106:42; fuel cell viability, 69:38, 111:82; “get-home” propulsion system/Bayview Auxiliary Tug (BAT), 106:92; high-speed propulsion/innovative elements/Sonny Levi, 136:32; Hinckley DS42 diesel-electric sailing sloop, 92:12; hybrid and wind propulsion/Ecotroll, 134:6; HybriDrive system/Northern Lights, Hybrid, 138:6; Inboard Performance System (IPS) units on Lazzara LSX 75 boat, 106:42, 115:32; jet drives, 49:42, 67:70, 67:90; for high-performance boats, 78:72, 108:16; jet drives/JetStick, 57:110, 67:70; jet drives/Turbodrive, 8:54; Levi Step-Drive/Levi Drive Unit, 136:32; magnetic levitation (maglev) technology, 59:56; metal failure/fatigue, 51:56; outdrives/stray-current corrosion/galvanic isolators, 43:5; pod drive/Artisan Boatworks/Watch Hill 15 daysailer, 137:6;  pod drives/ZF Marine, 134:18; power prediction/efficiency/performance, 44:38, 44:46, 46:52, 49:8, 49:42, 54:96, 65:106, 67:5, 72:46; 124:54; 134:18; propeller matching, 46:52, 65:106, 72:46, 78:46; sail drive/shaft drive, 91:136; serial and hybrid electric propulsion, 109:140, 111:14, 118:40, 122:64. 127:4, 127:30; 133:24, 134:18, 138:6; shallow water quietness, 61:10, 137:6; Siemans ELFA diesel-electric system, 108:82; single engine, twin drives/Geared Up Systems, 122:12; speed prediction, 59:56, 89:85; in sportfishermen, 1:22, 1:28; station-wagon effect, 39:79, 115:18; steam propulsion/Cyclone Power Mark V, 134:6; surface-piercing drives, 2:52, 18:54, 46:38, 136:32; surface-piercing/T-Torque, 18:54; surface-piercing/Trimax, 46:38, 46:43, 133:84, 134:36; surface propulsion/short history of, 136:32; systems technician training/certification, 57:99; 10-kW retractable pod drives/GreeneMotion/African cats, 127:30; through-the-transom drive system/Caudwell Marine Axis Drive, 117:8; thrust and torque, 46:52, 79:68; Torqeedo electric outboard, 115:128; trihedral/stepped-cavity hullform, 49:42; variable pitch propulsion system/Vari-Pitch Propellers System, 78:12; vibration control/damping systems, 5:42, 5:48, 35:4, 38:55, 46:50, 72:46, 74:85, 120:42, 122:6; Voith Schneider propeller, 117:26; Volvo Penta Duo Prop sterndrive, 86:74; Volvo Penta’s Inboard Propulsion System (IPS), 93:20, 103:14, 117:66, 129:54; weight monitoring/reduction and, 44:38, 137:6; Whisperprop, 92:12, 97:10, 99:10, 101:4. See also engines, marine; jet boats/jet skis; jet propulsion/jet drives; planing hulls; propellers

propylene carbonate (PC): recycling, 33:20; solvent/acetone replacement, 33:20, 33:26

PRO-SET, 125:36; 129:54

Protect-A-Boat: shrink-film, 18:28

protective suits/gear. See clothing/work clothes; personal protective gear

Protimeter: Aquant moisture detector, 19:8; Surveymaster moisture meter, 60:48

PT boats: fiberglass replica/Keith Otis, 83:13; parent hullform for Series 62/Eugene P. Clement, 128:18; Sparkman & Stephens PT810, 67:31; stepped hulls, 5:52, 5:57

PT Skiff, 130:52; tooling/Turn Point Design, 137:12

public relations. See marketing/promotion

publicity. See catalogs/product brochures, builders’; marketing/promotion; press release

Puget Sound. See Washington state/Puget Sound

Puget Sound: pilot boat (Tim Nolan Marine Design), 67:90, 67:98, 87:104

Pugh, Reichel, designer, 122:80

Pulsifer, Richard: strip-planked Hampton launches, 15:38, 106:3, 106:6

Pultruder of the Year Award, 122.12. See also Martin Pultrusion Group, 122:12

pultrusion process, 122:12

pumps: ABS/LR classification, 39:80; long-life impellers, 53:89; maintenance manual, 43:83; redundant pumps for black- and gray-water tanks, 137:34; selection/installation/troubleshooting, 24:44, 24:48, 57:48, 57:99; types/technology, 24:44, 24:45, 26:45, 57:48. See also specific types of pumps including: bilge pumps; dispensing pumps/systems; fuel pumps; helm pumps; oil-change pump/system; pumps, centrifugal; pumps, deep-well; pumps, diaphragm; raw-water pumps/systems; resin pumps; vacuum pumps

pumps, bilge. See bilge pumps

pumps, centrifugal: Centri-Max, 29:58; Homelite AP-125, 30:60; for flooded/oily bilge, 31:59, 40:66; fuel polishing system, 137:34; priming, 31:59; selection/installation/troubleshooting, 24:44, 24:48, 57:48; technology, 24:44, 24:45, 26:4, 57:48. See also bilge pumps

pumps, deep-well: for bilge pumping, 31:59

pumps, diaphragm: for bilge pumping, 31:59; Bone Dry 120/high-capacity, 44:54; pneumatic, 33:64

pumps, putty: suppliers, 58:65

pumps, sump: installation/piping, 24:44

pumpout systems: Pump-Out Cart, 29:58; simplified, 50:69

Purcell, Cindy: on building replicas, 20:4; on cored bottoms, 53:4

Purcell, Steve: on traditional vs. no skills/boat design, 133:6

purchasing per project vs. inventorying: 87:46

purchasing. See inventory/parts, computer tracking; inventory/parts, purchasing/control

pushboat: at New England Boatworks, 131:12

Push-pull Tapper: American Gator Tool Company specialty tool, 84:18

putties, auto-body (Bondo): for hollow-strake construction/FRP, 58:79; vs. marine-grade putties, 33:46; and osmotic blistering, 51:108; for plug/high-temp tooling, 59:76

putties, bonding/bedding (mastics): application tools, 9:47; 75:58; “Big Willie” ball-valve gun, 75:58; for bonding molded integral strucural grid/liner, 46:28, 58:54, 70:92; for core closeouts, 97:130; for cored bottoms, 51:22, 51:29; at De Vries Scheepsbouw, 91:82, 120:38; dispensing pumps/systems for, 31:68; Divilette, 9:36, 9:44, 31:34; K-Lite, 9:36, 31:34; filleting putty, 97:130; for PVC foam cores, 9:36, 31:34, 3:46, 51:22, 51:29, 70:92. See also epoxy putty; epoxy syntactic foams/slurries/putties; polyester syntactic foam; polyester bonding putty; putties, syntactic

putties, engineered. See epoxy syntactic foams/slurries/putties; putties, fairing; putties, syntactic

putties, fairing: delivery/fairing system (Extender), 27:70; mixing and handling tips, 67:49, 91:82; for plug construction, 3:34, 67:49; secondary bondline contamination/taping and tabbing, 39:19, 42:5; shrinkage/painting, 52:54; at Vic Franck Boat Co., 64:96

putties, syntactic: BaltekBond, 31:34, 33:46; for bedding contour-cut foams, 31:34, 34:5, 34:42, 55:5, 70:92; Core-Bond, 9:36, 9:44, 30:18, 31:34, 31:39, 33:46; dispensing pumps/systems for, 31:68; filling large gaps, 70:92; secondary bondline contamination, 39:19, 42:5; storage, 33:57; temperature/hot weather/resin drainout, 33:46; types/applications, 9:36, 9:44, 30:18, 31:34, 34:42. See also epoxy syntactic foams/slurries/putties; polyester syntactic foam

putty fillets: 65:84. See also foam wedges

Putz, George: obituary, 21:10

Putz, George, author: “Designing for Production,” 2:60; “Fire!”, 1:50; “Tooling for Production,” 3:34

PVA (polyvinyl acetate): coupling agent (blister potential), 12:27, 15:60; mold-release agent, 10:42, 12:27, 12:30, 22:12, 41:50, 45:68, 62:62; with pre-pregs, 18:8; spraying techniques/dusting, 12:27, 41:50

PVC foam cores. See foam cores, PVC

PVC hose: types/standards/installation, 49:16, 51:6

PVC well casing: for rigid-hull-not-inflatable, 52:12

Pygmy Kayaks: CAD/CAM applications, 7:18

PYI Inc.: PSS Shaft Seal, 3:60, 29:14, 29:21

Pyranna/Seda: linear polyethylene kayaks, 29:33

Q

Quadrant Marine Institute (Sidney BC), 79:77

quality/value. See product quality/quality control

quality control. See product quality/quality control

Quality Woods Ltd.: teak supplier, 54:18

QualTech Enterprises: Jiffy-Cleaner system, 33:20; Replacetone emulsifier, 20:56, 25:8, 33:20, 33:26

Quantum Marine Engineering: MagLift System/Mary P sportfisherman/Trinity Yachts, 114:10

Quay, Bert: on survey reports, 30:26, 30:35

Questar: airex-cored boat/Jay Paris, 88:62; Questar 26 prototype/hydro-sponsons/Glasply, 120:4

Quickstep process: vibrating liquid mold for advanced composite parts, 72:10

Quintrex Boats (Queensland): stretch-form process for shaping aluminum, 90:13