Professional BoatBuilder Comprehensive Index

Issues 1-147

T

table, cabin, fold-up: plans/how-to-build, 18:42

Tacktick: wireless micronet instrument system, 91:20

tacky tape (vacuum-bag sealant): for scarfed-seam deck repair, 37:48; vacuum-bagging techniques, 30:18, 34:59, 43:24; vacuum-bagging techniques/flat-panel fabrication, 45:68

Tacoma Boatbuilding: megayacht market, 12:50, 13:4

taffrail generator, 120:52

Taiwan: boatbuilding in, 5:7

Talv, Harry: on marine engines, 12:4

T & L Tools: T & L screw extractor, 24:58

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

Tank-vent fittings; Securefill, 87:6

tanks, fuel. See fuel tanks

tanks, holding. See holding tanks

tanks, waste-collection: systems/safety, 6:8

tanks, water. See water tanks

tank sensors: Gobius tank level indicator, 116:10

tank sentries: Headhunter, 31:68

tank-testing. See model basins/tank-testing facilities and programs, Australia; model basins/tank-testing facilities, North America; model testing

Tanton, Yves-Marie: designer/builder of free-standing rigs, 55:46; mainsail vang/boom, 102:14

Tanton, Inc.: Tanton 45 and 70/free-standing rigs, 55:46

tape, carbon. See carbon tape

tape, masking: 3-M Fine-Line, 37:36. See also painting supplies

tape, Mylar. See Mylar tape

tape, polymeric foam: Gaska Tape, 48:86

tape, protective: 3M Heavy Duty Protective Tape, 29:58

tape, sandblasting: used in vacuum-bagging/drying, 9:50

tape, tacky. See tacky tape

tape, Teflon: for marine hose installation, 51:6

tape rule: adhesive-backed paper, 42:74

taping and tabbing. See fiberglass fabrics/reinforcements, taping and tabbing

Tarbell, Russ: on worker training, 14:4

Target Enterprises: Target 2020 waterborne acrylic finish, 23:54; Target TK 200 teak treatment, 10:52

tarp, polyethylene: for boat shed, 35:15

Tarpon Yacht Center: LP paints/safety gear, 20:8

Tasmania: INCAT, 53:12

taxes, corporate income/capital gains: amortization of tooling, 9:13; changing/impact of, 22:36, 63:29

taxes, luxury/sales/use: builder’s contracts and, 37:60; and marine industry/market downturn, 12:2, 16:4, 46:16; marine trade associations and, 4:9, 18:64; and megayacht market, 12:50; repeal of/market recovery, 25:3, 37:66; and sailboat market, 20:64

Taylorbrite LLC: cold cathode fluorescents, 87:80

Taylor, David, Adm.: profile, 53:12

Taylor, David, Model Basin: tank-testing facility, 42:39, 49:42, 53:12, 56:26, 56:38, 58:13, 113:32; 126:64; 128:18

Taylor Made Systems: enclosed flybridge windshield/Ovation 52 powerboat, 118:8

Taylor, Michael (Mike): on marine insurance/maintaining to class, 48:8; on foamed-in fuel tanks, 37:48; on surveying severely damaged hulls, 25:18

Taylor, Michael (Mike), author: “Classing Yachts,” 39:80; “Lightning-Protection Systems,” 43:64

T-bar: framing systems/aluminum boats, 24:34, 26:4, 29:4

T-boats. See Subchapter T boats

TCM Composites: temperature-controlled infusion tables, 125:54

TE. See transfer efficiency

teak: export statistics, 75:72; gluing/finishing, and adhesive probllems, 75:72; sources/salvage, 54:18; toxicity/side effects of, 75:72; other woods durability/substitutes, 75:72, cleaning methods, 75:72

teak cleaner: Target TK 200 restorer/protectant, 10:52

Teakdecking System (TDS): modular decking/installation, 51:114, 138:48

teak decks: reconstruction, 1:46, 64:112; laid, 45:47; prefabricated, 5:26, 51:114; maintenance, 131:66; recaulking, 131:66

Team Adventure (catamaran): carbon crossbeam emergency repair, 72:38

Team Phillips (racing catamaran, formerly Goss Challenger): 62:46; abandonment of, 69:13, 72:84

Team Scarab: high-performance boats by Westerly Marine, 61:52

teak/holly cabin soles: shop-made/balsa core, 13:43

Tech Products Corp.: all-attitude engine mounts, 13:70

Techflex, Inc.: braided UV-resistant polyethylene terephthalate (PET) tube for wire bundling, 77:10; Flexo wire/cable jacketing, 11:52; Thermashield, 77:10

Technical Innovations, Inc.: Air Cyclone fan, 25:59; EEV Comfort Suit, 4:58, 33:46; Quick Fill polyester compound, 18:54

Techno Craft S.L.: yacht containment structures, 144:48

Technology Associates, Inc.: ceramic scissors, 16:52

Technology Development: roto-molded polyethylene utility skiffs, 11:28

Tedder, Bruce: promotion of South African companies in world market, 83:50

Tef-Gel: Teflon-filled paste/corrosion prevention, 60:104

Teleflex Marine: No-Feedback rotary steering system, 48:86

telephone system: protection/hurricanes, 27:18, 27:21

Telesmanick, Leo: Beetle Cat jigs, 23:32

television: as promotional tool, 25:52

temperature, of boatshop: and catalyst ratios/gel times, 1:6, 15:13, 33:46, 44:30, 50:46; core bonding/bedding, 9:36, 33:46; with epoxies, 42:52; gelcoat application, 1:42, 33:46; gel times/SCRIMP, 44:30; hot-weather boatbuilding, 33:46, 50:46; laminate quality, 3:29, 33:46, 50:46; mold-release agents, 13:11; syntactic foams/putties, 3:46. See also heat/hot-weather boatbuilding; heaters/heating systems, boatshop; humidity; temperature, of laminate

temperature, of laminate: epoxy resin/print-through/post-curing, 14:45, 17:11, 34:21, 42:52, 42:59; and hardness testing (Barcol hardness tester), 5:12; heat distortion temperatures (HDTs), 2:6, 5:12, 14:45, 64:11; monitoring systems/techniques, 14:45, 14:48; polyester resin, 14:45; ramping up/post-curing, 14:45, 17:11, 34:21, 42:52, 42:59; specific heat/exotherm cycles/warping, 45:68; vinyl ester resin, 6:10, 14:45, 42:52. See also heat distortion temperatures (HDTs); ovens/autoclaves; post-curing; print-through, control/prevention; resins, curing/exotherm cycle; temperature, of boatshop

Tempest Yachts: interior design, 6:39

Templin, Douglas E.: Rule 1106.1 amendment, 60:11

Templin, Douglas E., author: “Defensive Painting,” 52:54

Ten Golden Rules for Successful New Build Projects ebook, 140:7, 141:4

tender: custom carbon tender/New England Boatworks, 81:93

Tennant, Malcolm, author: “Powercats and the LCG,” 64:46; “Powercats,” 78:46

Tennant, Malcolm: on Awesome 770 power catamaran, 54:5; CS hull/canoe sterned underbody, 114:10on fast displacement hulls, 29:4; on hauling angle of high-speed displacement catamarans going through a high-speed turn, 93:4; icebear (powercat), 78:46; on New Zealand designers, 73:5; on power catamarans, 47:5; on “The Price of Speed,” 65:5; obit, 114:10

Tennessee Mat Company, Inc.: anti-fatigue mats, 23:54

tents: for dust containment/bottom prep, 31:10; heatable/for painting and repairs, 19:25, 21:12; heatable/for post-curing, 14:45, 21:12, 34:21; for resin/putty storage, 33:57. See also boat sheds/shelters

ter Heide, Roel: on synchronizing inverters, 114:4

terminals. See batteries; rigging, stainless steel, wire; swaged terminal fittings; wire/cable, marine, terminal connections

testing, model/tank. See model testing

testing of composites/laminates. See composites testing, lab/standardized; composites testing, non-destructive (NDT); composites testing, shop

Tether, David E.: on diesel-electric/inrush surges, and battery banks, 93:4; and marine hybrid development, 127:30

Texas: licensure/engineer, 56:53

Textile Technologies Industries Inc. (TTII): X-weave fabric, 37:71

textiles: Ferrari Group/composite textile and fabric coating specialists, 117:8

Textor, Ken, author: “Shrink-Wrapping,” 18:28; “The Doctor Is In,” 92:68; “The Take Mystique,” 75:72; “Vintage Speed,” 81:72

Textron Inc.: Homelite centrifugal pump, 30:60; Motor Lifeboat (MLB) prototype, 48:66

Textron Lycoming: TF40B turbine engine, 12:60

Tg (glass transition temperature). See resins, curing/exotherm cycle

Thames Rule, 61:76

theft: boatyard property insurance, 7:28; Mighty DataDot alphanumeric identification code, 71:6

Theodore Tugboat: based on cartoon character, 65:11

Thermadyn Industries: Aden QT-100 hearing protection, 8:54

thermal imaging: goggles, for, 109:100; NavCom tower/Edson International, 113:10; RSB Imaging/metal, wood, fiberglass, 133:12; types/damage assessment/cored hulls, 25:18

thermal welding: 65:97

Thermashield: TechFlex tube and wrap, 77:10

thermocouples, electronic: building a temperature-sensor system, 89:78; for monitoring bondline exotherms/vacuum-bagging, 43:24; for monitoring laminate temperature/epoxies, 42:62, 89:78; for monitoring tooling exotherms/flat-panel construction, 45:68, 89:78; needle probes, 89:for photo-curing resins, 18:17, 89:78; for post-curing, 14:45, 63:151

thermoformed hulls: cracking/thermal expansion, 34:59; Luran S (styrene-acrylonitrile copolymer), 34:59; polycarbonate acrylic alloy/Carbonlite 2000, 60:11; polyethylene, 10:34, 11:20, 29:33, 29:37. See also ABS plastic; co-extrusion; roto-molding; thermoplastics (TPs)

thermoformed plastic components: custom made, 35:58

thermography/thermal imaging. See infrared thermography

thermoplastic foams. See foam cores, PVC

thermoplastic polymer panels: Nuvel, 34:28, 34:34

thermoplastic resins: Centrex, 14:57; pre-pregs, 24:18

thermoplastics (TPs): coextrusion, 10:34, 34:59; comingled glass-reinforced, 54:112; development/technology/performance, 10:34, 90:84; long-fiber thermoplastic reinforcements, 90:84; non-molded, 10:40; in flame-spread test, 62:78; recycling programs, 15:4, 29:33, 43:17, 54:112; ultra-high molecular weight/married to composite laminate, 44:35; VOC emissions, 11:20, 54:112

thermopolyurethane through hull fittings, 114:120

thermoset foams. See foam cores, PVC

thermosetting resins: data book on, 25:59; development of, 38:30, 54:112; melted-boat syndrome, 29:8; origination of, 134:62; pre-pregs, 24:18. See also epoxy resin; fiberglass (FRP) construction; polyester resin; vinyl ester resin

Thermwood Corp.: Model 50 cutting machine, 24:62

THHC Lighting: xenon lights, 87:97

Thiel, Philip: designer/human-powered canal boat, 55:16; on the geometry of shapes and freehand drawing/calculations, 126:6

Thiele, James: American Blimp Corporation/Lightships/airships, 58:13

Thing, R. Steven, author: “How Much Should I Charge?,” 1:38; “How to Get Along with Your Banker,” 13:22; “Weathering Tough Times,” 9:13

Thin-Lite Corporation: low-voltage fluorescent lighting, 87:97

thinners: Penetrol, 19:36; for varnish, 19:36

thixotropes. See Cab-O-Sil; fumed silica; microspheres/microballoons; resin thixotropes

Thomas & Betts: Kopr-Shield, 8:12

Thompson, Adrian: designer/offshore multihulls/Goss Challenger, 58:13, 61:10, 62:3; high-speed catamarans, 63:86; profile, 62:46; MarySlim VSV motoryacht, 109:17, 119:6; Very Slender Vessel (VSV) wave-piercing monohull, 74:54

Thompson Brothers Boat Manufacturing Co. (wisconsin). See also Cruisers Yachts.

Thompson, Ewen: on lightning protection and technicalities of ground plate design, 88:4

Thompson, Joseph, & Co., Ltd.: Speed Strip strip-planking system, 46:65

Thornell-Crete, Kellie, author: “Lapsed Yards,” 125:72

Thornell, Gerry: on wastewater runoff/regulations, 31:10, 31:18

Thornycroft, Sir J.I.: Ariel, steam launch/sea trial, 113:32; fast motor torpedo boats, 128:18; Miranda, steam yacht, 113:32; stepped hull boat/Coastal Motor Boat, 85:76

thread-locking compounds: Loctite/for keel fasteners, 38:20, 39:4, 40:4

3-D modeling. See computer software, 3-D modeling/graphics; mock-ups, interior, as sales/design tools

3M (3M) Corporation: adhesive films, 57:88; atomizing spray nozzle, 141:30; barrier coating, 48:86; black sandblasting tape, 9:50; blister and repair filler, 48:86; drag-reduction films, 60:5; Easi-Care 5000 respirator, 3:19, 9:56; Fastbond, 29:8; 5200 sealant/adhesive, 1:46, 15:21, 20:32, 28:27, 29:4; Fine-Line plastic tape, 37:36; Finesse-It buffing compound, 19:36; Finesse-It mold-release system, 12:27; Hand-Masker film, 31:10; Heavy Duty Protective Tape (No. 346), 29:58; hooded respirator, 1:68; Jet-Weld, 29:8; Liquid Polish, 19:36; MSDS Access system, 23:54; 101 Marine Sealant for composite integral tanks, 74:20; online medical exams and respirator raining, 94:8; on-site workshops for respirator fit, 76:10; Paint-Preparation System (PPS)/reuseable clamps and disposeable containers, 141:30; Perfect-It Paint Polishing System, 10:52; Perfect-It glazing compound, 19:36; portable Sun Gun for gelcoat color matching, 108:16; Post-Its, 79:10; respirator training videos, 15:70; sandblaster   sponge for joiner work, 76:80; sanding disc attachment systems, 23:54; Scotch-Brite pads (varnishwork), 19:36; Scotch-Brite discs (graphics/tapes removal), 16:52; Whitecap II face shield, 7:64

3M (3M) 5200 sealant/structural adhesive: applications/bedding cautions, 28:27, 29:4, 130:38; for bedding/deck repair/waterlogged foam, 37:48; for bonding hardware/fittings, 15:21, 28:27, 29:4; for secondary bonding, 20:32; for teak deck reconstruction, 1:46

throttle arms/knobs: Ongaro Marine, 44:54

through-hulls: aluminum honeycomb core material/conversion of USA 76 America’s Cup boat, 140:22; flooding/back-siphoning/bilge pump installations, 57:48, 57:56, 57:73, 69:70; galvanic/stray-current corrosion, 32:36, 130:66; impact testing on metallic and non-metallic through-hull fittings, 114:120; IonGuard sacrificial anode, 115:128; maintenance manual, 43:83; selection/installation/maintenance, 8:42, 8:44, 57:99

thrusters: hubless thruster/van der Velden Marine Systems, 120:38; retractable, 6:52; preparation for long-term storage, 122:52

Thunderbird Boat Co.: early fiberglass work, 103:186, 119:66; The Flipper fleet, 103:186

Thunderbird Products, Inc.: acetone reduction/replacement, 33:20, 33:26; shrink-wrapping (transport), 18:28; use of methacrylate adhesive, 75:58; use of photo-curing resins, 18:4; use of Pliogrip adhesive, 30:60

Thurston, Scott: on sailboat market, 23:4

Thurtle, George: on Rocket Science cruiser, 45:68

Tiara Yachts: epoxy-based production powerboat, 68:26; profile, 71:52

Tiderunner Boats: use of Polylite Profile tooling resin system, 16:52

Tides Marine: DMBS rudder port bearing, 39:98; Strong rudder-port bearing, 46:26; Strong Sail System, 39:98; Strong Seal, 29:14, 29:21; upper rudder bearing, 39:98

Tidewater-Havre de Grace: discount marine accesories, 21:12

tie coat: for in-mold coatings/epoxy laminates, 49:59, 49:60, 51:6. See also bondcoat; gelcoat application/shop practices/troubleshooting; skincoat

Tige: ski boat with adjustable trim system for boatwake, 88:14

Tighe, W.R. (Bill): obituary, 47:15

Tillotson-Pearson Inc. (TPI): Alerion line, 147:38; builder profile/diversification, 33:36, 33:40, 110:3, 129:8, 147:38; cored bottoms, 51:22; cruising catamarans, 30:48; designing for production, 2:60; J-Boats, 33:36, 51:22, 98:28, 147:38; re-launch of Pearson Yachts/True North, 74:9SCRIMP, 31:42, 33:36, 64:64, 69:132; spar technology, 3:42; structural adhesives, 28:27; vinyl ester resins, 6:10; X-weave patching, 36:34. See also Pearson Yachts

TimberGuard, UV-resistant polymer encapsulation for dock pilings, 109:17

Time Saver Tool Corporation: Clinch-Fast metal clips, 10:52

“Tirant” rig (push and pull): 64:64

Titanic: Alvin submersible scanning vessel, 141:6; reverse-engineering wreck of/model testing, 58:13; steam engines, 53:12

Titan Tool Inc.: Epic airless piston spray pump, 23:54; LP3 HVLP spray-finishing system, 34:59

titanium: all-titanium sailboat Titan Lady/Nissei Industrial Co., 132:62; corrosion and erosion resistance, 132:62; extraction process/history, 132:62; IBEX seminar on titanium, 132:62

Titanium Industries, Inc., 132:62

Tobiason, David: on chopper guns, 3:54

Todd, Western A., author: “Biting the Regulatory Bullet (on shop safety standards),” 2:67

Tofinou: daysailer/Philippe Joubert, 131:12

toilets, marine:  Dometic/SailVac system, 132:6; head arrangements, 5:50, 72:73; Lavac Zenith, 8:54, 72:73; macerating toilets, 72:73; Raritan double-acting piston pump toilet, 72:73; Raritan Sea/Fresh Marine Elegance toilet, 120:4; SeaLand "magnum opus" model, 72:73; Vacu-Flush, 4:58. See also head, arrangements/layout; holding tanks

Tolman, Renn: on structural adhesives, 28:27

toluene: MACT standards, 34:40

Tom’s Marine Hardware: Interlux Bilgekote #862, 15:70

tonnage/admeasurement laws: aluminum construction/framing, 26:4; shipping rules/subchapters, 36:22; simpler international system, 53:4; speed prediction, 59:56

tool bag, canvas: Gould Shawmut, 40:66; Toolpak, 11:52

tool catalogs: cutters/drills, 20:56; laminating tools, 18:54, 20:8, 25:59

tooling (molds): adaptable mold, 67:128; for advanced-composite laminates/cheap, 59:76, 60:96; for advanced-composite laminates/minesweepers, 53:40; aluminum extrusions, 59:76, 114:94; aluminum sheet-metal, 39:30; amortization of, 9:13; benefits/built-in post cure/Parabeam, 143:10; builder’s contracts, 37:60; carbon pre-preg/room-temp/high-temp, 59:76; cast aluminum (RTM), 27:34; ceramic, 46:16; changeover to female molds/Green Marine, 123:32; for class C offshore racing catamaran/Cogito, 39:30; cleaners/wax strippers for, 22:12; cold-molded/post-curing, 59:76; comparison of FRP tooling processes and costs, 71:106; database/sources, 30:54; development/fiberglass, 38:30; direct-to-mold no-male plug/mouldCAM, 145:78; for DuraKore strip construction, 15:34; epoxy syntactic foam cores/slurries, 6:52, 7:50; existing boat modified as plug, 16:7; expandable molds/Rapid Expandable Modular Molding System (REMMS), 101:12; fairing system/Extender, 27:70; female molds/early FRP, 60:116; female molds/for keel blades, 60:96; female molds/Limited Production Tool (LPT) method for, 71:106; for fiberglass megayachts, 2:42, 3:5, 32:18, 96:36; for high temperature processing, 136:56; for inboard pod-drive systems, 115:32; for J-Boat models/DLBA Robotics, 98:28; gantry system, 32:18; gelcoat application, 11:42; “green”/conditioning/post-curing, 12:27, 12:30, 50:46, 60:96, 60:103; grounding/static discharge, 22:12; for headliners/mock-ups, 9:28; for hull and deck/shoebox hull-to-deck joint, 60:104; for interior joinerwork, 40:42; for keel blades, 60:96; laminate schedule for, 3:34, 143:10; for large parts/advanced-composite laminates, 59:76, 60:96; low-mass laminated (RTM), 27:34; maintenance/repair, 15:49, 22:12, 25:59, 45:76; for megayachts, 2:42, 3:5, 32:18, 32:18, 47:34, 67:128; moisture/steaming of, 60:96, 60:103; for molded interior grid/liner, 46:28, 46:35;  for one-off/bow redesign, 45:86; for one-off/composite, 10:42, 32:18, 44:35, 55:58, 96:36; for one-off/Masonite, 10:42; Optimold resin/aluminum, 46:16; plastic-faced-plaster (PFP), 60:96, 60:103; producer/Consolidated, 47:34; producer/North End Marine, 44:35, 71:3; for production boats, 2:60, 3:27, 3:34, 47:34, 47:40, 67:128, 101:62, 114:94; and release systems, 12:27, 12:30, 145:78; for resin-infusion molding/SCRIMP, 44:30, 44:35; for Resin Injected Recirculation Molding (RIRM), 48:48; for resin-transfer molding (RTM), 26:44, 27:34, 27:39, 32:28; for roto-molded/thermoformed hulls, 10:34, 11:20, 29:33; for small parts/vacuum-bagging/resin-transfer molding, 30:18, 32:28, 46:16; splash molds, 3:34; storage, 15:13, 17:34, 25:59, 45:76; stretching/extending hull, 2:42, 46:16, 46:26; strip-planked, 59:76; surface coat/AdTech ES-211, 60:96; temperature control/flat-panel construction, 45:68; temperature-controlled molding (TCM)/Andre Cocquyt, 125:54; temperature control/RTM, 27:34; turning/Posi-Turner, 10:52; upgrading, 11:34, 12:10, 13:54, 71:3; for vacuum-bagging, 1:58, 30:18, 31:68, 53:40; vinyl ester, 6:10; VOCs reduction, 21:18; wood vs. steel, 53:40, 135:56; work area, 17:34, 71:3. See also mold-release systems/agents; plug (male mold); tooling, for custom/one-off boats; tooling, troubleshooting

tooling, for custom/one-off boats: affordable/custom line, 2:4; designing for production, 2:60; for DuraKore strip-planked construction, 15:34, 16:4; fairing techniques, 10:42; producer, Consolidated Yacht, 47:34; producer/North End Marine, 44:35

tooling, for custom/one-off boats, sandwich construction: absence of female tooling/New Zealand, 55:58; birdcage (open) molds, 10:42; fairing techniques, 10:42; full-surface molds, 10:42; for megayachts, 2:42, 3:5, 32:18, 47:34

tooling, troubleshooting: panel camber, 21:50; polystyrene hazing, 22:12; porosity, 21:50; pre-release (assymetry/instability) problems, 31:20, 50:46; print-through, 21:50, 50:46; print-through transfer to, 7:50; resin shrinkage, 21:50, 32:18, 50:46; static discharge, 22:12; surface reactivity/sticking of parts, 22:12; video on, 25:59

tooling foam: high-density/megayacht, 32:21. See also epoxy syntactic tooling foam

tooling gelcoat: Armorcote, 13:80; and mold release/surface reactivity, 12:27, 13:11, 22:12; porosity, 21:50; post-curing, 12:27, 12:30; surface cracking, 22:12; thickness, 21:50, 22:12

tooling resin system: Polylite Profile 33540-00, 16:52

tooling, water soluble, 103:44

tools: forensic composite testing, 87:62Proto Blackhawk PT-1050-2 automatic wire stripper, 141:30

tools: insuring (employees’), 7:28, 8:64; metal sealer for, 24:62; storage (boatyard in a box concept), 21:38, 87:46. See also specific tools; tool catalogs

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

tools, power, combination: panel saw, 21:60

tools, power, hand-held/portable/cordless: bionic wrench/Loggerhead Tools, 112:10; drill/driver, 48:86, 49:24, 49:25, 60:104; drills/saws for sample cutouts, 49:24, 49:25; dust collection/extraction systems, 28:38, 87:10, 144:10; ergonomics, 37:71; ergonomic screwdrivers/Wera Tools, 112:10; geared orbital sanders/Sioux Tools, 125:8; holesaws, 49:24; holesaws, storage of, 87:46; HP-7 Shoulder Plane/Bridge City Tool Works, 112:10; hurricane preparations, 27:18; for repairing carbon, 144:10; rubber disc tipped with tungsten carbide studs/Tercoo, 141:30; Toolympics, 50:11

tools, power, stationary: buying used, 48:56; dust collection/extraction systems, 28:38; machining/milling, 48:56

Torin. See Airex (linear PVC) foam; Core-Bond bonding putty

Torit: dust/particle separator, 28:38; Environmental Control Booth (ECB), 28:38, 28:46, 28:47

Torres, Claude: sportfisherman designer, 87:16

Torreson, Gordon: on keel attachment/fasteners, 40:4

Torrid Marine: Vibraseal water and corrosion resistant thread sealant, 140:7

Torr Technologies Inc.: tools for vacuum bagging, 31:68

Total Quality Management (TQM) systems: 25:52; lofting, 38:14, 38:38. See also product quality/quality control; production boatbuilding, manufacturing/production

Townes, Brooks, author: “Adjustable Tooling,” 67:128; “Bill Munson’s Story,” 58:66; “Kazulin Boats Ltd.,” 65:52; “Making of a Passagemaker,” 57:123; “Mitigating Impacts,” 70:66; “More on the Boat, the Builder, and the Naval Architect,” 67:98; “SeaArk,” 69:52; “Southern Spars,: 75:98;“Tiara Yachts,” 71:52; “The Vic Franck Boat Co.,” 64:96; "Westerly Marine," 61:52

Townsend Bay Marine: 63:10; infrared scan of water intrusion, 85:22; job management system, 68:44

Toyota Marine: Epic 21/22 waterski boats, 56:10; recyclable aluminum boats, 54:43

TPI. See Tillotson-Pearson Inc. (TPI)

TR Industries: mold-release system/application, 12:27, 12:28

Trace Engineering: inverter supplier, 25:34, 25:40

Tracker Marine: acetone reduction/replacement, 33:26; BaltekMat applications, 7:50; CAD/CAM applications, 7:18; dealers/customer satisfaction/TQM, 25:52; dust collection/extraction system, 28:38; tornado/rebuilding, 39:90; use of specialty plywood, 16:12, 27:42

trade associations, marine. See marine trade asociations

trade deficit: powerboat surpluses vs. foregin supplier clustering, 74:96

trademarks: conflict/Calypso Inflatables, 14:4; trade-dress protection, 42:68, 110:118. See also patents

trade shows: IBEX, 55:3, 60:27, 60:136; international/Fort Lauderdale, 55:16; international/Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), 55:3. See also boat shows

trailerable boats, market for: power cruisers/small runabouts, 39:67, 54:43, 58:79, 60:5; trailer-sailers, 30:48

trailerable sailboat: Rio Hondo 40S prototype/Scott McClintock, 112:22

trailering: point loading/chines, 58:79, 60:5; pivot point on brace trailer/Rigging Solutions, 130:10

trailers, hydraulic: Brownell Boat Works, 22:32, 57:133, 60:27, 66:64, 71:88; custom-built/tilt/Morse Overland Marine, 135:58; evolution, 57:133. See also boat transport

Traina, John: and Newcastle Marine profile, 130:28

training, of employees: ABBRA composite-construction workshops, 38:51; beyond, 14:4; in composites, 38:51, 41:58, 42:5, 58:104, 144:10; composites-technician certification program, 44:49; in core bonding/installation, 59:104; cross-training, 12:10, 13:54, 25:42, 26:20, 29:22, 46:16, 47:34, 145:86; electrical systems certification, 54:32; in firefighting/preparedness, 35:25, 39:44; in-house education/workshops/apprenticeships, 35:25, 36:74, 41:28, 41:58, 46:16, 145:86; in leadership, 13:54; programs/systems/trends, 5:32, 12:10, 13:54; in safety, 8:64; 13:54; vendor/supplier-provided, 13:54; in waste reduction/management, 20:40, 28:52, 55:26, 55:27

training, vocational: advanced composites, 47:57, 50:11; catalog of marine trade classes, 62:12; in composites, 41:58, 42:5, 58:104; computer (numeric) lofting, 38:14, 38:47; design/engineering, 7:25, 20:26, 22:51, 43:36, 43:41, 47:24, 58:104; electrical systems certification, 48:4, 54:32; engine mechanics, 57:15; International Yacht Restoration school, 52:12; manual (traditional) lofting, 38:14; Marine Training and Education Center (NC), 105:12; marine systems technician training/certification, 48:4, 57:98, 57:99, 57:100; New Zealand apprenticeship system, 20:18, 20:21, 54:43, 54:52; Quadrant Marine Institute, 79:77; spray-finish training workshop/DeVilbiss and Binks, 75:14; stretching/extending hull, 145:12; surveying, 37:80; U.S. boatbuilding schools/programs, 20:3, 20:18, 21:12, 22:4, 22:51, 23:50, 32:48, 46:10, 50:11, 61:26, 79:77, 81:10, 144:10; wooden boats, 47:34, 50:11, 144:10. See also boatbuilding apprenticeship programs; education

Tramex Inc.: moisture meter, 3:60

transducer, depthsounder: internally mounted/drag reduction, 45:29; 94:18

transfer efficiency. See painting techniques, spraying

Transmatic. See Dustcontrol/Transmatic

transom: expansion/computer vs. manual lofting, 24:26, 67:13; kill box/Calyber 35 sportfishermen, 115:18; reverse/design considerations, 25:55, 27:4. See also stretching techniques

transom, plywood-cored: vs. fiberglass, 40:54, 41:5; installation, 6:5, 69:70; problems/repairs, 29:8, 32:44, 32:45, 69:70

transom door: latch for, 3:60; one-piece and two-piece doors, 69:92

traveler-car: with cam-matic cleats, 3:60

Travelift: evolution of, 57:133; maintenance/safe operation, 50:38, 53:4; vs. marine railways, 57:133; mammoth 600C model, 110:12; pier for/environmental regulations, 27:8; strap use recommendation, 142:18. See also boat lifts/hoists; boat storage; hauling and launching

trawler yachts: Arthur DeFever design, 144:10; Kettenburg Boat Works, 102:3; Northern Marine, 57:123; North Sea trawler type/Dardanella, 58:13; restored shrimp trawler, 2:12

Trellex Morse: Deep Sea Seal (Trellcraft Seal), 29:14, 29:21

Trend-Lines: Dyna-Pressure four-way clamp, 12:60

Trend Marine (UK): carbon fiber sunroofs, 101:12

Trenhaile, Brian E.: on free-surface correction/stability testing, 44:5

Trenton Marine. See Able Marine

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

Trevisan, Amador Henrique: on metric conversion standards, 96:4; on ethanol usage in Brazil, 109:6

Trevira polyester fabric: with honeycomb cores, 22:8, 22:20; for noise-reducing laminates, 32:4; print blocker, 7:50, 7:62

tri-bowed boat: plenum mold for, 96:6

Tricel Corporation: kraft-paper honeycomb core, 22:20, 24:4, 32:52; Tripanel/Marine, 32:52

Trico Welding and Mariune Repair: 60’ shrimp trawler, 2:12

Tricon: Ward Setzer-desined Nisi powerboat/China, 128:38

Tricycle: use of to transport tools/Sadgrove’s Quay, 91:20

Trident Rubber: exhaust hose/SAE-compliant, 43:44

trihedral hullform: hydroplane, 59:10; Stolkraft, 49:42

Tri Lark Boats Inc.: profile, 53:12

Trilling Medical Technologies: Water-Jel burn care supplies, 8:54

trim, edge: Quick-Edge trim, 5:26

trim, hull: ballast correction for, 64:46; non-metallic stabilizers, 35:58, construction considerations, 87:46

Trim-Lok cover treatments, 115:18

trimarans, power: circumnavigations, 50:11, 63:86, 72:84; commuter/seaplane hybrid/Xtreme Xplorer, 57:15; electric/wave-piercing, 50:11; fuel-efficient Yanmar Endeavor (Morelli & Melvin design), 72:84; market for, 6:25; outsourcing/framing kits, 37:16, 37:18; trimaran ferry hull/North West Bay Ships, 95:6

trimarans, sail: Adagio/WEST SYSTEM® epoxy, 125:36; articulating hulls and beams, 91:154; Cheers, Atlantic proa/Dick Newick, 122:40; fast solo, 65:11; hydrofoil-equipped trimaran/Multihull Technologies, 75:14; Lark with dagger-foils/Dick Newick, 122:40; market/designs for, 6:25; Morelli & Melvin designs, 72:84; multiplast trimaran Geronimo, 90:3; Ocean Surfer, solo racer/Durakore/Dick Newick, 122:40; Open 60 Groupama/Van Peteghem Lauriot-Prevost (VPLP) design, 91:154; ORMA Class, 91:154; remote-controlled/ circumnavigation, 54:18, 55:16; rigid-wing, 53:12, 55:16; Rogue Wave/Dick Newick, 122:40, 124:42, 125:36; Telstar folding trimaran, 83:14; Trine/Dick Newick, 122:40; Vals 1, II, and III/Dick Newick, 122:40; WindRider, 52:12; WindRider rotomolded polyethylene trimaran, 135:46

trim tabs: cure for dynamic instability, 34:5, 58:26, 126:38; for minimum resistance, 58:26; in surface-piercing prop, 121:78; Rocket Flaps, 34:59; Lenco electro-mechanical, 7:64; vs. stern flaps, 70:81; when and how to add, 75:140

Trinity Yachts: aluminum-fiberglass construction, 17:19; carbon credits program, 117:26; and Dometic in-duct air purifier, 141:6; noise/vibration control, 5:42; recession business strategies, 121:62

Tripp, Bill: Aero 24, 105:56; Baltic 50 carbon/Kevlar/epoxy laminates production sailboat/Baltic Yachts (Finland), 85:46; Bermuda 40/Hinckley Co., 105:56; Block Island 40, 105:56; centerboard yawl Georgiabelle, 105:56; Cinderella II hull bottom repairs, 126:18; Cinderella IV/Green Marine, 123:32, 136:56; custom aluminum ocean racers/Ondine, 105:56; flushed deck sloop Touche, 105:56; Katrinka cruiser/race refit/Brooklin Boat Yard, 138:48; offshore raceboats/design/review, 105:56; 109:6; 110:4; Tripp 30 fiberglass yawl, 105:56

Tri-State Custom Fiberglass: C-Hawk Boats/foamed urethane board stock, 37:48

Tristram Boats: fizzboats, 54:43

Tritt, William (Bill): and fiberglass mast, 134:62; fiberglass automobile bodies, 133:8; profile/early fiberglass/Glasspar, 41:58, 60:116, 60:118, 60:120; 132:6

Triumph Yachts: interior design, 6:34

Troberg, Dick, author: “The Other Stray Current,” 105:96, 107:4

troop carrier: Russian WIG (wing-in-ground-effect) craft/Daniel Savitsky, 126:64

Trophee Jules Verne round-the-world race: contenders PlayStation and Goss Challenger, 58:13, 60:11

troubleshooting: process control system, 112:88

TruDesign: glass-reinforced nylon raw-water plumbing components, 143:10; valve position monitors, 143:10

True Marine: Speedseal pump cover, 53:89

Truja, Vasil: on Green Star Class/hybrid power yachts, 119:4

Trumpy boats: restoration of/Moores Marine, 109:60: jackstand for/Moores Marine, 142:18

Tsouvalis, Nicholas G.: hat-section stiffeners, 77:5

T-Torque Drive System, Inc.: surface-piercing drive system, 18:54

tube-bending machine, 120:38

Tubular Compartmentalized Integrated Hull Construction, 105:12

tuberculosis: exposure/OSHA rule, 36:74

Tucker, Wayne: on galvanic blistering, 57:32

Tucker, Wayne, and Richard Brown, authors: “’Galvanic Blisters in Carbon fiber Laminates,” 57:30

tug-and-barge, integrated: CATUG catamaran chemical carrier, 43:36

Tug-Boat Products: laminating rollers, 6:52

tugboats: designs/yard boats, 42:34; “gentleman’s tugboat,” Benjamin Bates/Tim Graul, 110:68; Godzilla tugboat/Sam Devlin, 85:10; propeller matching, 46:61; 65’ wooden tugboat Theodore Tugboat, based on cartoon character, 65:11; Z-drive tugs,/Washburn & Doughty, 104:12, 127:104

tuna towers: aftermarket niche/Rybovich, 14:26, 14:32; backing plates for primary leg, 139:84; Boca Jima aerodynamic tuna tower, 101:38; installation/safety, 42:88; tower shop/J & J Marine, 104:78; lightning protection, 43:64; outsourcing/quality control, 35:4; PipeWelders Marine builders, 67:13; tower-mounted lights, 101:38

Tunco Manufacturing, Inc.: abrasive tools, 25:59

turbulence: model testing vs. full-scale testing, 58:6; and propulsive efficiency, 46:5; stimulators, 58:6

Turkey: METYX Composites tooling center, 135:6; Yonca-Onuk JV/Fabricator’s Excellence Award, 84:18; Vicem Yachts, 102:34; on shipyard conditions in, 104:4

Turner Yachts: low-temp pre-preg construction, 64:82; switching to pre-pregs, 63:151

turning systems. See hull lifting/rolling/turning systems; roto-molding

Turn Point Design: CNC-cut composites tooling/parts, 137:2; and Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, 137:44

twelve boats a year business plan, 123:10;

12-Meter class: last wooden 12-meter/America’s Cup, 135:14; 1997 Regatta, 50:11; velocity prediction program/math model/Van Oossanen, Peter, 121:50

2HO: Quokka IV/cored structural laminate, 52:30

Tyvek suits. See suits, Tyvek

U

U-bolt: Wichard’s waterproof, 24:62

Ullberg, Robert, designer: cold-molded sportfisherman hull, 81:10

Ullman, Johan, Dr., author: “Designing Consoles for Speed,” 141:62; “Offshore Race Open to Workboats,” 147:10

Ullman, Johan, Dr.: inventor, shock-absorbing seat and control system (the “Ullman Cockpit”), 70:66; “JockeySeat,” 70:66

ULMW-PE. See polyethylene, ultra-high molecular weight (ULMW-PE)

Ultimate 20/Ultimate 24: Jim Antrim, 76:60

UltraJet, water jet: 67:70

Ultra Safety systems: Ultimate Pumpswitch, 32:52

ultrasonic test equipment: for diagnostics/surveying, 35:42, 40:4; Krautkramer Bransom flaw detector, 40:4; Quantum QFT-2 scanner, 17:58

UltraSuede: used in interiors, 3:60, 6:34, 6:39; source, 3:60

ultraviolet light. See photo-curing resins; UV (ultraviolet) degradation; UV (ultraviolet)-resistant coatings

Umlauf, Wayne E.: on design challenge losers’ designs, 124:6

Umoe Mandal, Norwegian shipyard: 65:84

underwater cameras: in sportfishermen, 64:11

underwater lighting, 115:74, 117:5; DeepSea Power & Light/high impact lights, 117:5

underwater movie camera, 133:12. See also Whitman, Dudley.

Underwriters Laboratories (UL): accident-investigation seminar, 26:51; circuit-breaker testing, 85:114: lack of listing in marine gear, 61:128; crash testing remote-controlled boats, 67:13; industry standards, 64:128, 94:84

Unexpected, Carolina-style sportfisherman: lightweight furniture and joinerwork for, 76:80, 92:76

Unger, Wolfgang: on acrylics (osmotic resistance), 15:60; on blister prevention/resistance, 15:13, 15:60; poured-core transom repair, 32:45; Seawolf Industries/FRP recycling, 60:82

Unified Safety Corp.: chemical-storage buildings, 4:58

Uniflite Boatbuilders: PRB (river patrol boat) Mark I, 54:18, 57:7; PRB Mark II, 57:7

Union Bay Shipbuilding: NC cutting/lofting, 7:18

United Process, Inc.: Sound Seal soundproofing systems, 9:56

United Resins Corporation: epoxy syntactic tooling foam, 6:52

Universal Motors: M3-20 diesel engine, 2:70

Universal Rule, 61:76

University of Michigan: Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratory/model testing, 56:26, 56:38; naval aarchitect and marine engineering program, 101:106

University of Rhode Island: boatbuilding vocational training program, 46:10

UNIX-based software: in five-axis routers, 61:102; Guido Perla and Associates ship-design firm, 74:68

unmanned surface vehicles (USVs): surveillance drone boat, 88:14; Owl/Robert Murphy, 88:14; X-1 Concept vessel/Harbor Wing Technologies, 133:96

upholstery/cushions: bedding fastenings/water ingress, 37:48; Belina Interiors shop, 97:108; design/production/Cobalt Boats, 28:32; at Cruisers Yacht shop, 114:68; fabric cleaner, 38:55; fabrics/patterning/measuring, 32:15, 34:28; interior design update, 6:39; outsourcing vs. in-house, 37:16, 133:84; performance boat seats/Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats, 133:84; upgrading interiors, 32:15; weight savings/Cigarette Racing Team, 12:18. See also fabrics, marine/upholstery

urea-formaldehyde adhesive: Weldwood, 51:36

urethane adhesives: description/applications, 41:44; Sikaflex, 29:8; 3M, 29:8

urethane caulk/adhesive: 3M 5200, 1:46, 15:21, 20:32

urethane coatings/paints: HVLP spraying techniques, 34:35. See also urethane gelcoat

urethane coatings/paints, solventless: testing of/ocean rescue vessel, 4:30

urethane flotation foam: medium-density foamed board stock, 37:48; waterlogged/diagnosis/repairs, 37:48, 37:58. See also flotation foam

urethane gelcoat: Ultrachrome 4005/epoxy laminates, 49:59, 49:60

urethane-polyester resins. See polyester-urethane hybrid resins

U.S. Air Force: paint removal methods, 7:8

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: dredging, 51:11

U.S. Army Research Laboratory: “smart” composites workshop, 48:4

U.S. Coast Guard: annual publication Recreational Boating Statistics/boat fires, 137:22; approved resins list, 67:13, 133:114; boat safety standards, 4:10, 8:24, 39:12, 62:78, 63:38, 64:128, 101:4; builder-owner disputes (arbitration), 12:47; BUSL utility boats, 51:11; chartering regulations, 27:70; COO vessel identification, 31:62; design certification/plan approval/licensure, 47:24; experimental “rubber band” mooring, 113:4; flotation foam installation/repairs/water saturation, 37:48, 57:41; flotation requirements/compliance/testing, 37:48, 57:41, 57:42; fuel hose regulations, 49:16; high-speed drug buster, 71:123; HINs (Hull Identification Numbers), 31:62, 35:52, 60:5;  Homeland Security Response Boat, 85:64, 87:4; ice rescue boat/Midwest Rescue Airboats, 121:78; Lake George, NY excursion boat (Ethan Allen) loss/jurisdiction, 101:4, 110:68, 137:12; launchings, 51:11; Leadership 44 trainers/infusion specifications, 133:114; Maritime Safety and Security Teams (MSST), 85:64; Motor Lifeboat (MLB)/fenestration, 41:62; Motor Lifeboat (MLB)/wheelhouse design, 48:66, 117:44; Motor Lifeboat (MLB)47 prototype, 117:44; Motor Surfboat/repairs, 37:48; Motor Surfboat (MSB) Mark V/SCRIMP, 37:3; overcurrent protection regulations, 36:41; passenger weight issue, 110:68. 137:12; patrol boats/Marco method, 26:44; patrol and rescue boats/reverse-cambered cockpit deck/Seaway Boats, 99:20;  railing height, 69:92; RIB/foam collar, 40:66; scupper/drain hose definition, 69:92; simplified stability test, 44:5, 54:98; stability standards/regulations/small craft, 54:98;  Subchapter T boats/rules/certification/inspections, 36:22, 36:32, 39:4, 69:92; surf-rescue boat/dynamic stability, 31:20, 33:4; tonnage (admeasurement) rules/aluminum construction, 26:4. See also ABYC safety standards

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD): acquisition/design, 52:43; assault support patrol boat, 146:24; composites testing/research (Naval Undersea Warfare Center), 34:42, 48:4, 48:35, 53:40, 57:30; composites testing/research/carbon fiber, 57:30; downsizing/carbon fiber costs, 26:4; downsizing/skills cross-over to boatbuilding, 25:64; downsizing/technology transfer to maritime industry, 42:39; stealth technology, 46:45, 48:4, 53:40. See also Carderock Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center; military vessels; Navy boats/contracts, U.S.; U.S. Navy

U.S. Marine Corps: small unit riverine craft (SURC)/SAFE Boats International, 85:64

U.S. Marine: laser-scanning fiberglass part cures shrinkage for exact tooling allowance, 99:20

USA 76, America’s Cup boat: conversion from raceboat to work boat, 140:22

used-boat market: class maintenance, 39:80; competition with, 11:34, 12:4, 39:70; market strategy, 10:2; megayachts, 12:50; orphanage/networking service, 57:15; recycling programs/U.S. and Europe, 60:82; retrofit program, 18:4; sailboats/Catalina, 35:34; sportfishermen/Bertram, 10:2, 39:70

US Marine: acetone reduction/replacement, 33:20; DCPD laminate repairs, 52:67; fiber-to-resin ratios, 59:30; and ISO scantlings, 63:38; safety inspections, 15:50; standardized lab testing, 50:46; waste reduction, 37:66

USM Corporation: Socket-Drive Polytops polymer-headed screws, 44:54

U.S. Government: on-line resources Web site, 69:13

U.S. Naval Academy: Hydromechanics Laboratory/model testing, 56:26, 56:38; 150th aniversary, 38:51

U.S. Navy: acoustic signature characterization, 46:50; advanced composites testing/R&D/Carderock, 42:39, 47:57, 48:35, 48:48, 50:5; CECMT Marine Composites Technology Center, 48:48; Combatant Craft Department (CCD), 52:43, 52:51, 52:53, 91:172; composites testing/secondary bonding specifications, 20:32, 20:37, 39:19; development of closed-molding/resin-infusion molding techniques, 31:42, 32:28, 42:39, 47:57, 48:35, 51:52, 53:40; fly-by-wire controls, 73:120; Series 50.planing hulls, 128:18; M80 Stiletto, 97:12, 127:42, 129:6; 44 MK II sail-training vessels, 121:88; Ship Hull Characteristics Program (SHCP), 17:58; Skydex Technologies sea shocks, 91:172; “smart” composites R&D, 46:45, 46:50, 48:4; stealth technology, 46:45, 48:4, 53:40, 73:120. See also Carderock Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center; Navy boats/contracts, U.S.

U.S. Paint: Awl-Fair, 23:54; Awlgrip/product support, 60:27; Awlgrip 2/alternative LPU paint, 45:5

U.S. tonnage (admeasurement) system: aluminum yacht construction, 26:4; speed prediction, 59:56. See also tonnage/admeasurement laws

USWatercraft: acquisition of C&C Yachts brand, 147:38; J/24 keelboat, 147:38; profile/diversification/product development, 147:38

Utility Composites, Inc.: Raptor plastic/composite nails, 31:68, 32:52

UV (ultraviolet)-curable coatings and adhesives. See photo-curing resins

UV (ultraviolet) degradation: and black silica frit/Simson Fast Tack, 83:72; of ABS plastic, 10:34; of plastic sea valves, 8:42

UV (ultraviolet)-resistant coatings: gelcoat, 2:72; UV/96 sealant, 15:44

UV-PPG (UV-cured pre-pregs). See photo-curing resins

UV-VARTM (UV-cured, vacuum-assisted resin-transfer molding). See photo-curing resins