Professional BoatBuilder Comprehensive Index

Issues 1-138

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Vacanti, David: hydrodynamic foils program, 97:28; on variable-order

b-splines, 18:4

Vacanti, David, author: “Keel and Rudder Design,” 95:76

Vacanti Yacht Design Software: keel-design program, 24:26, 24:32; Prolines Basic, 30:60, 33:69; Prolines design/fairing software, 8:35, 17:58, 33:69

vacu-forming: molds/mechanical bonds, 49:59; thermoplastics development/construction (Old Town Canoe), 10:34, 11:20

vacuum-assisted resin-transfer molding (VARTM). See resin-infusion molding/processing

vacuum bags/film: alternative to (custom tooling), 31:68; Mercury Vacuum Presses, 15:70; Quality Vakuum Products, 26:54; reusable, 30:18, 30:22, 30:25, 117:8; sealing/fitting/pleats, 43:24, 46:5, 96:36; types/applications/sources, 1:58, 1:63, 1:64, 13:48, 30:18, 30:22, 30:25, 43:33, 46:5, 53:20; Sprayomer water-based elastomer vs. disposable nylon bags and silicone bags, 117:8; VacuPress System, 13:48; for vacuum-drying blistered hull, 9:50, 9:53. See also vacuum-bagging equipment/systems/setup

vacuum-bagging, applications/techniques: air-release ports/Mylar tape, 45:68; alternative to (plastic nails), 9:57, 31:68; bag sealing/fitting/pleats, 43:24, 96:36, 108:100, 110:4; balsa core, 30:18, 30:22, 52:30; bondline ventilation/flat-panel fabrication, 45:68; carbon fiber spars, 47:44; for composite flat-panel fabrication/co-curing, 45:68, 68:26,108:100; for composite one-offs/New Zealand, 55:58; for composite racing shells/kayaks, 41:28, 41:30; for composites testing/samples, 39:30, 50:46; cored custom cabinetry, 13:43; cored/sandwich construction, 9:36, 30:18, 43:24, 108:100; cored bottoms, 51:22, 51:29, 53:40; cored small parts, 30:18; drying blistered hulls, 9:50, 9:53; dry-/wet-bagging cores, 30:18, 47:57, 53:20; fiberglass megayachts, 2:42; fiber-to-resin ratios/controlling resin content, 59:30, 95:16, 132:50, 133:114; gauges for, 83:34, 95:16; handbook/Gougeon Brothers, 43:24; with high-performance resins, 39:30, 42:52, 53:20, 53:40; for large-scale cold-molding, 51:36; one-stage infusion, 51:22, 51:29; set-up for advanced composite shop, 83:35; vs. open-molding, 53:20, 59:30; outgassing/PVC cores/pre-pregs, 47:57, 69:132; with photo-curing resins, 18:8; plastic-faced-plaster (PFP) tooling, 60:96, 60:103; pre-stitched laminate stack, 57:88; for production building, 1:58, 1:64, 29:22, 30:18, 42:52, 42:59; proficiency, 46:5, 94:48, 99:66, 110:4; pump plumbing/wiring/manifolding, 43:24; 83:34; PVA-treated tooling, 41:50, 45:68; redundancy in system, 63:151; for repairs, 60:27, 69:70, 82:22; 97:174, 108:100; room-temp/high-temp tooling, 59:76; scarfed repairs/advanced-composite single-skin laminates, 43:54, 108:100; simple shop setup/C-class catamaran, 39:30; simple shop setup/low-cost tips, 43:24; skills/training/workshops, 43:24, 47:57, 77:10; solid waste concerns/reduction, 31:42, 31:68; tooling for, 10:42, 30:18, 31:68, 53:20, 59:76; vacuum degassing resins/Steven Brandis, 132:50; VOC emissions/waste reduction, 1:64, 26:34, 28:48, 28:52, 54:112, 133:114; wet-bagging, 30:18, 53:20. See also bagged-laminate infusion process (BLIP); cold-molding; laminates, marine, advanced-composite; resin-infusion molding

vacuum-bagging equipment/systems/setup: bleeder/breather/isolation valves, 1:58, 9:50, 30:18, 43:24, 45:68, 110:4; feed line vacuum penetrations in the bag, 106:92; frogs (vacuum probes/valves), 30:18, 43:24, 45:5; gauges/manifold, 43:24, 95:16; mastic, 1:58; Mylar flash-breaker tape/air-release ports, 45:68; oven/heaters/process-control unit, 39:30, 64:82; sandblasting tape, 9:50; simple shop setups, 39:30, 43:24, 110:4; sources, 1:63, 13:48, 43:33; tacky tape, 30:18, 34:59, 43:24, 45:68; thermocouples, 43:24, 64:82, 89:78; tubing/piping/hose, 43:24, 69:132; vacuum/laminating tables, 39:30, 45:54, 45:68. See also vacuum bags/film; vacuum pumps

vacuum (pressure) clamping: equipment system, 26:54; RTM applications, 26:44, 69:132. See also vacuum-bagging, applications/techniques

vacuum cleaners/systems: air-powered/applications, 33:64; and blister prevention, 15:13; Diavac, 4:58; Dustcontrol, 84:10; Eurovac I portable system/Eurovac II and III, 84:10; Eurovac downdraft table, 84:10; Fein vacuum, 84:10Hawg compressed-air vac, 16:52; Nilfisk VT-60A wet/dry, 25:59; Sand ’N Vac, 9:56; Vacuum Sanding Systems, 20:56. See also dust collectors; dust extractors/collectors

vacuum-drying, of blistered hulls: air leakage, 10:4;  HotVac drying, 69:13; applications/equipment/techniques, 9:50, 9:53, 16:42

vacuum-flow molding: Marco method, 26:44, 32:28

vacuum probes/valves (frogs): machined-aluminum/sources/cost, 43:24, 45:5; shop-made, 30:18

vacuum pumps, types/applications: booklet/Gast Manufacturing Corp., 43:24; electric, 43:24; Kinney 5-hp, 9:50; liquid ring pumps, 87:4; Mercury Vacuum Presses, 15:70; mobile vacuum pump, 69:132; oil-sealed rotary-vane, 87:4; Piab, 30:18; rotary vane/air-powered, 39:30, 43:24; for SCRIMP process, 31:42; sources, 43:33; Squire-Cogswell SC-6, 1:58, 1:63; for thermoforming/vacu-forming, 10:34, 11:20; VacuPress System, 13:48; for vacuum-bagging/plumbing/wiring/manifolding/maintenance, 1:58, 1:63, 1:64, 42:52, 43:24; for vacuum-drying blistered hull, 9:50, 9:53. See also vacuum-bagging, applications/techniques; vacuum-bagging equipment/systems/supplies

vacuum tables. See vacuum-bagging equipment/systems/setup

Vaitses, Allan, author: “The Corrugated Composite Part,” 91:178; “The Ferrocement Sportfisherman,” 71:99; “Field Method for Finding Prop Pitch,” 83:12; “A Master Builder Looks at Licensure (and Other Anti-Libertarian Ideas)”, 100:120; “Who Needs a Contract?,” 37:60

Vaitses, Allan (boatbuilder): on professional engineer licensure, 100:120; profile, 71:88

Vaitses, Allan: on 48’ Hunt deep-V Active and cold-molded 48 Prelude, 73:5

Vaitses, Steve: on Parting Shot (Professional BoatBuilder No. 100, page 120) photo of upright hull and wheels used to rotate it, 101:4

valves: ABS/LR classification, 39:80; metal fatigue/failure, 51:57, 52:4; solenoid-operated, 3:60; three-way, 7:64

valves, sea. See sea valves

Vamarie,Abeking & Rasmussen ketch: mizzenmast mystery prop, 68:11

Vanadia, Peter: on adhesive/sealants, 29:4

Vance, John: on Tricel paper honeycombs, 32:52

Van Abbema, Mark: Design Challenge/Mark V 36 Commuter, 129:18

Van de Stadt Timber, and Bruynzeel Plywood, 119:6

van der Burg, Titia, author: “Conyplex’s Conversion,: 108:18; “A Different Approach,” 70:38; “Sailing Master,” 89:50

van der Velden Marine Systems: hubless thrusters, 120:38

van der Velden, Rene: designer/73’ superyacht, 58:13

Van Dusen, Ted: on carbon fiber laminates/fittings/galvanic blistering, 57:30; profile/composite racing shells/kayaks, 41:28, 41:30, 106:112. See also Composite Engineering, Inc.

Vanguard Racing Sailboats: profile/Plexus structural adhesive, 52:81; roto-molded multihulls/playboats, 54:18; Sunfish-Laser acquisition, 49:74

van Heerden, Christiaan, author: “Three from Southwest,” 57:110

Van Lancker, Peter: American-Chinese joint venture/Dynasty World Yachts, 103:122; profile of, 81:26; Black Watch 30 sportfisherman, 81:26; turnaround at Chris-Craft, 80:48

van Meer, Olivier, designer: 63:10

Vanner, Inc.: inverter supplier, 25:40

Van Oossanen, Peter van: fast displacement hullform (FDHF) concept, 134:6; tank testing, 121:50, 134:6; 

Australia II, 121:50’ Van Peer, Chris, boatbuilder: threatened boatyard closure, 61:10

Van Peteghem Lauriot-Prevost (VPLP): l’Hydroptere trifoiler, 116:46; luxury catamaran/Aikane 56, profile of, 91:154; ORMA Belgacom, 91:154; Alex de Beaufort/Nacira Design, 112:10

Van Sickle, Jan: on profitability, 21:4

Van Tassel, Gary: 34’ sportfisherman, 2:12, 15:34; on DuraKore strips, 15:34; interior joinerwork/CAD/CAM applications/software, 40:42

Vari-Pitch: hydraulic, computer-controlled propeller, 78:12

varnish, phenolic: applications/tips, 19:36

varnish, urethane/polyurethane: applications/techniques/performance, 19:36; AwlSpar, 19:36; Cetol Marine, 20:56; Epifanes, 19:36, 24:58; Pettit Ultra-V-Gold, 11:52; Stoppani two-part, 26:54

varnish, waterborne acrylic: shop testing, 24:58; Target 2020, 23:54, 24:58

varnishing: application techniques/tips, 19:36, 51:11; prep work/sanding/revarnishing/repair, 19:36; Sherwin Williams two-part conversion varnish, 76:80

spraying techniques, 19:36; tools/supplies, 19:36

VARTM (vacuum-assisted resin-transfer molding). See resin-infusion molding/processing

Vaughan, Robert (Bob): environmental waste management manual, 27:8; on HVLP spray systems, 34:35. See also Seal Cove Boatyard

Vavolotis, Andy: Cape Dory founder, 65:11; on Cape Dory/survival strategy, 13:80; fast solo trimarans, 65:11

VDO/Yazaki Corp.: Vanguard instruments/gauges, 21:60

Vectorply: VectorFusion fabrics, 114:10

Vector Systems Inc.: paint booth design/engineering, 42:24

VectorWorks International: 62:12, 71:3; tooling analysis, 71:106, 79:10

Vectran: backstays vs. PBO-fiber backstays, 64:64; sailcloth, 41:58

VEEM Limited: CNC machined Interceptor Technology/polymer re-pitching strips for propellers, 119:6

velocity prediction program (VPP): at Van Oossanen and Associates (The Netherlands), 121:50

Velting, Ray: EC (EU) certification process, 41:38, 41:41

Vendée Globe Race: and Open 50, 65:24

veneers, hardwood: control samples, 97:108; custom milled/Rybovich, 25:42; Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association buyer’s guide, 23:54; matching color and grain/Belina Interiors, 97:108; Oberflex prefinished laminates, 35:58

vent, air: blowers, 109:128; fundamentals and calculations for passenger compartments, storage spaces, and heaters, 109:128, 115:6; generator vents, 110:104; intake air vs. outlet air, 109:128; solar-powered air vents, 109:128, 110:104, 114:10; Vent-O-Mate, 48:86

ventilation system, boat: active air transfer for Trumpy boat aft cabins, 109:60; and ABYC standards/engine air requirements, 117:18; back-drafting concerns/carbon monoxide, 45:32; control station, 48:66; engineroom layout, 37:26; 110:104, 137:12

ventilation systems, shop: air-filtration system/Royal Huisman, 45:47; air-makeup system/paint booth/Little Harbor, 42:20, 42:24; Air Wall, 13:70; Cobalt Boats, 28:32; Dettling-style, dry-plenum ventilation system, 115:3; dust collectors/extractors as, 28:38; heat recovery/ventilation system, 2:67; in Scandinavia, 2:67; Sabre Yachts, 3:19; vent windows in windshield, 115:36. See also air-filtration/air-makeup systems; dust-collection/extraction systems; wet-filtration (water wash) air exhaust system

vent pipe fittings: for fuel tank, 87:4

Ventnor Boat Works: William Garden-designed fin-tailed craft, 76:10

Venus-Gusmer: Catalyst Alarm System, 15:70; early spray guns/catalyst metering systems, 38:30; fabric impregnators/applications, 2:42, 5:34, 10:52, 14:59; flow coaters, 25:58; Hydrajector RTM injection pump, 26:54; on internal-mix spray equipment, 24:4; MBF-01 syntactic-foam producer, 28:60; portable fabric impregnator, 21:60; Pro Gun resin/gelcoat spray applicator, 14:59; resin-quality control kit, 29:51; Tape Machine impregnator, 14:59; water-based solvent heater, 2:70

VERID Industries: XPS-750 solvent-recovery still, 27:70

Veritas Tools Inc.: Tucker Vise, 13:70

Vermont: licensure/engineer, 56:53

Vernay Centek Products, Inc.: fiberglass exhaust hose, 46:5; mufflers, 46:16; Super II Vernatone fiberglass muffler, 6:52

Very Slender Vessel (VSV), wave-piercing monohull/Adrian Thompson, 74:54; MarySlim VSV motoryacht, 109:17

Vessel Hull Design Protection Act (VHDPA), 83:104, 138:64; and new 2008 Amendments, 138:64

Vetrotex: Twintex comingled resin/fiber, 54:112

Vetus: Aqualarm exhaust temperature alarm, 46:5; lift-type muffler, 49:16, 51:6; plastic muffler/exhaust loops, 46:5

VHF radio: antennas/lightning protection systems, 43:64; Standard Communications Horizon Omni, 35:58

Viareggio, Italy: yacht construction and service center, 108:62

Vibrans, Paul: on professionalism and culture, 96:4

vibration control, engine/propeller. See engines, marine, noise/vibration control; noise/vibration control; soundproofing insulation

Vibration Institute, 74:85

Vic Franck Boat Company: profile, 64:96

Vic Frank’s: varnish work, 19:36

Vicem Yachts: profile of, 102:34

Victron Energy: electrical generator testing, 113:56, 114:4

video cameras, low-light: CCD (Charge Coupled Display), 35:42; subminiature, 35:42

video production: development/scripting, 16:22, 16:26; on-location strategies/costs, 22:42, 22:45, 22:49

videos: in diagnostics/surveys, 35:42; in fire preparedness, 39:44; in interior design/upgrades, 40:62; in sales/promotion, 16:22, 25:52, 40:62, 55:32

videos, training: as efficiency/productivity tool, 29:22; on gelcoating, 23:54; on laminating/composites, 4:58, 24:58

Vietnam: Luc Vernet/Eastern Design/3D modeling, 113:10; promotion of yacht industry in, 66:11

Viking Fender Company: extruded monomer closed-cell foam collar/Spanish pilot boat, 78:86

Viking Yacht Company: advertising/marketing, 6:42; builder profile/product lines, 46:16, 46:26; designing for production, 2:60, 96:3; “the hot hut” fireproof disposal site, 131:54; interior design/mock-ups, 6:34, 37:26; 68’ Convertible, 46:16, 46:26

Viktoria/"World Peace", stepped hull hydrofoil, gift to Richard Nixon, 63:10

Villalon, Augusto “Kiko,” author: “Kiko, Bob, and Slim,” 117:54

Villalon, Augusto “Kiko”: tooling shop/Marine Concepts, 114:94; the ghost line, 114:94; “Jack Riggleman Remembered,” 128:8; Porsche speedboat, 114:94, 116:4; strategy for increasing fuel costs and fuel-efficient boats, 122:12

vintage raceboats, 79:3, 72

Vineyard Vixen 34: and restoration renaissance, 136:4. See also Howell, John.

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

vinyl ester primer/putty: Duratec/tie coat/print-through prevention, 34:21, 42:59; shrinkage/painting, 52:54

vinyl ester resins: allergic reactions, 42:62; antifouling coating/Max-Pro-Coat, 19:59; applications/techniques/chemistry/costs, 6:10, 42:52, 60:27, 132:50; ATLAC 580, 28:18; barrier/skincoat (blister prevention/repair), 6:10, 7:50, 12:4, 17:11, 20:32, 23:4, 51:108, 52:43, 66:78, 83:22; with carbon-fiber reinforcements, 28:18, 53:40; catalyst foaming, 15:13, 132:50; catalyst ratios/temperature/cure cycle, 1:6, 6:10, 15:13, 39:27, 42:52, 42:62, 53:20; corrosion resistance, 20:32, 25:8; cumene hydroperoxide (CHP) catalyst vs. methyl ethyl ketone peroxide (MEKP)/boiling point, 132:50; Derakane 8084, 58:36; Dion FR9300 fire retardant, 67:13; Dion VER9100, 12:4; elongation properties/fatigue resistance, 42:52, 55:5; epoxy-based/SCRIMP, 44:30; vs. epoxy resins, 42:52, 53:20, 53:40, 55:5, 57:7; fabrication manual/Dow, 44:36; hybrid/Seemann Composites Modified Vinyl Ester (SCMVE), 58:36; impregnator applications, 42:52; and Interplastic Corporation’s hydrolic and osmotic resistance test for, 83:22l with Kevlar reinforcements, 28:18; used in navy boats, 47:57, 48:35, 53:40, 55:5, 57:7, 58:36; with polyester gelcoat/compatibility, 42:52; vs. polyester resins, 42:52, 53:20, 57:7, 66:78; pre-pregs, 24:18; promoters/accelerators/inhibitors, 6:16, 33:46, 35:4, 42:62, 44:30; photo-initiated, 18:8; print-through/heat-distortion temperatures, 42:52; repairs/secondary-bonding, 25:25, 36:34, 52:67, 66:78; SCRIMP applications/resin chemistry, 31:42, 44:30; secondary-bonding characteristics, 20:32, 25:25, 39:27; secondary-bonding primer for/ATPRIME, 20:32, 42:5, 52:67; for single-skin laminates, 43:54, 43:62, 53:20, 66:78; sources, 6:18; solvents/cleaners for, 6:10, 42:62; strength testing, 4:22, 66:78; temperature/shop conditions, 33:46, 53:20, 84:52; thixotropes/resin drainout, 33:46, 42:62; thixotropic/repairwork, 20:32; as tie coat/DCPD laminate repairs, 52:67; VARTM applications, 58:36; VOC regulations/compliance, 25:8, 68:54. See also fiberglass (FRP) construction; laminates, marine; print-through, control/prevention; SCRIMP

vinyl ester tooling gelcoat: tie coat/epoxy laminates, 49:59

vinyls, marine: cleaner for, 38:55; Magic Touch, 6:39; Majilite, 6:39; Nautolex, 6:52

vinyl toluene: styrene substitute, 10:8

Virginia: licensure as PE/naval architect, 47:24;

Virpack Yachting: Dardanella trawler yacht, 58:13

virtual boatyard: 62:12; Nigel Irens, 63:86; Specialty Marine Contractors, 63:145

virtual engineered composites (VEC), 78:94, 101:62

Visby-class corvettes, 53:40; 124:26

Viscom International, Inc.: TBS polyurethane deck covering, 8:54; Wichard’s waterproof U-bolt, 24:62

vise: Tucker Vise, 13:70

Vise-Grips: 12LC Large Jaw, 35:58; for screw removal, 23:20

Visual Inspection Technologies: fiberoptic borescopes, 35:42

Vitters Shipyard: profile/Dutch builder of superyachts, 58:13

Vladimer Nazor: conversion to yacht Seagull I, 100:4

Vlahovich, Mike: on vocational training programs, 20:21

Vlahovich Boat Corporation: vocational training, 20:21

VOC emissions, reduction/compliance: acetone replacements, 33:20, 33:26, 33:69, 91:96, 115:56; acrylics, 11:20, 75:58; air-assisted airless spray guns, 28:48, 28:52; 68:54; benchmarking/environmental audit, 20:3, 20:40, 27:61; catalytic heaters, 8:54; Clean Air Act/Amendments/1990, 10:8, 26:8, 60:39, 66:128, 68:5; closed-molding, 26:34, 26:44, 31:42, 39:90, 41:28, 41:30, 44:30, 48:35, 66:128, 68:5; Derakane resin, 91:96, 133:114; fabric impregnators, 5:34, 91:96; flow coaters, 25:58, 26:34, 55:26; HVLP spray systems, 34:35, 34:40, 37:36, 37:71, 60:11; impact on boatbuilding industry, 10:8, 10:17, 17:4, 60:11, 66:128, 68:5; improved work environment, 26:34, 26:44, 31:42, 41:28, 41:30, 42:20, 42:24, 44:30, 114:4, 115:56; incineration, 10:8; internal-mix spray equipment, 20:50, 21:18, 22:4, 24:4, 55:26; knitted heavyweight reinforcements, 18:54, 29:38; knitted reinforcements, 1:30, 29:38; low-styrene (DCPD) resins, 1:30, 2:4, 8:28, 55:26, 91:96; mold-release systems/agents, 13:11; photo-curing resins, 18:8, 18:17, 26:34, 48:35; pre-pregs, 24:18, 48:35, 63:151; profitability/savings, 21:18, 25:3; refrigerants, 16:35, 17:4, 22:56, 26:8; resin-infusion (transfer) molding, 26:44, 28:48, 28:52, 31:42, 32:28, 48:35; Rule 1106.1 amendment, 60:11; Rule 1162, 1:30, 2:4, 8:28, 10:8, 18:8, 26:34, 60:3, 91:96; styrene, 10:8, 40:17, 66:128, 68:5; styrene substitutes (PMS, vinyl toluene), 10:8; syntactic foams, 7:50; thermoplastics, 10:34; vacuum-bagging, 26:34, 28:48, 28:52, 66:5

vocational programs. See training, vocational

Voegeli, Ron: Bayview Edison Industries/American Expedition Yachts, 106:92

Vollmer, Michael: on Rio Hondo 40S/Scott McClintock, 113:4; on powerboat stability and ISO standards, 114:4

voltage regulator, multi-step/“smart”: backup for inverter, 25:30; cables/connections/DC system, 20:50; diode/voltage drop, 20:50; for house battery bank, 39:56; selection/performance, 19:50, 19:55; sources, 19:50, 19:59, 39:56. See also battery chargers, marine; DC electrical systems/equipment, charging systems

Volvo Penta of the Americas: Boat Engine Integration Center, 115:32; Aquamatic, 122:12; common-rail engines, 86:74, 122:64; computer diagnostics for marine wiring/Controller Area Network (CAN), 97:148; Duoprop/counter-rotating props, 122:12; Duoprop turbo diesel engine, 34:55; electronic control systems for smaller engines, 57:15; 4-blade folding propeller, 124:54; Inboard Performance System (IPS), 106:42, 108:44, 115:18, 115:32, 117:66, 129:54; MD1 and MD2 sailboat engines, 122:12; Speed Rails speed strakes, 33:75; TD96, turbocharged diesel engine, 122:12; training center for mechanics, 57:15

von Zeppelin, Ferdinand. See also ZF Marine.

Vosper Thorneycroft: 115’ power trimaran, 50:11, 55:16

Voyager Marine Power: gas inboard engines, 17:44

VPLP (Van Peteghem Lauriot-Prevost). See Van Peteghem Lauriot-Prevost.

Vrimbo 39 outboard cruiser: Design Challenge/Sjoerd Bouma/Rob Tander, 127:20. See also: Bouma, Sjoerd; Tander, Rob.

Vripack Yachting (The Netherlands): electric propulsion luxury barge, 135:6; profile of, 108:44; Wajer Osprey powerboat, 101:12

"VSV" (Very Slender Vessel): wave piercer, 62:46; Mary Slim motoryacht/Adrian Thompson design, 119:6

Vulcan Catalytic Systems: catalytic heaters (blister repairs), 8:54, 16:42, 17:11

Vulcan 3D: portable laser measurement system, 66:110

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Wabbit boat: Tom Wylie, 75:38

Wachmann, Amy L.: on Callan Marine's high-performance powerboat, 68:5

Waddell, Willie: on Rocket Science/flat-panel construction, 45:62

Wadson, Trixie, author:  “C-Class Repairs Define Little America’s Cup,” 128:8; “Juan K,” (Dan Spurr, co-author), 127:72

wages. See payroll/wages

Wahoo Boats: sportfisherman, 2:12

Wakefield, Darryl: on FRP megayacht/Admiral Marine, 32:18, 32:21

Walbro: Series 6000 marine fuel pump, 26:54

Walden Paddlers: outsourcing/kayaks, 37:16

walkaround sportfishing yachts, offshore: 87:16

Walford, Peter: on sailing market/multihulls, 23:4

Walker, John: libel litigation, 39:90

Walker, Rob: on New Zealand boatbuilders, 55:58

Wallas Marin: cabin heaters/carbon monoxide protection, 45:32

Wallstrom, Bob: on engine mounts/Luders, 36:4

Wallstrom, Bob: Yacht Design Institute correspondence courses, 101:106

Wally Yachts: profile/Magic Carpet, 51:100; winged Wally 118 powerboat, 78:12

Walsh, Barbara Jean: on Ernie Braatz/obituary, 44:18. See also PILOT directory

Walsh, Barbara Jean, author: “All’s Fair” (sanding/fairing tool), 24:62; “Blister Insurance,” 19:59; “The Case Against Boat Noise,” 43:75; “China Revisited,” 128:38; “The China Trade,” 103:72; “The Cutting Room,” 35:58; “Developing A Skilled Work Force. Seriously.” 116:112; “Du Pont’s 50P,” 15:70; “Exploring High-Volume, Low-Pressure Technology,” 29:8; “The Great Flotation Foam Mystery,” 24:62; “Inside Look: Cobalt Boats,” 28:32; “Jazzing Up Interiors,” 32:15; “Midwestern Boatbuilder Gives Xycon Skincoat Two Thumbs Up,” 28:60; “MirroCraft’s Ultra Pro,” 17:31; “Out of the Cocoon,” 21:72; “The Outsourcing Option,” 37:16; “Polylite Profile Tooling System,” 16:52; “Preforms for Production,” 41:62; “Regulations & Bottom Prep,” 31:10; “Replacing Acetone,” 33:20; “Setting a Standard,” 36:46; “Shop Ergonomics,” 37:71; “Skills for Boatyard and Marina Managers,” 35:25; “Staying Current with the Standards,” 44:18; “‘Stick-Building’ a Deck Plug,” 28:10; “U.S.A.—or So the Labels Say,” 103:128;  “Up in a Downtime,: 129:26; “A Walk -Through at Cheoy Lee,” 103:112; “Welcome to My Web,” 40:80; “We-no-nah Canoe Inc.,” 49:36

Walsh, Gerritt: on boat shows/marketing, 36:60, 36:64

Walsh, Shawn: SMARTweave, 46:45

Walsteds Baadevaerft: yacht restoration/Kong Bele, 52:12

Walters, Craig: Clearwater Electric Boats, 43:17

Walters, Walt: designer profile, 3:27, 132:36; on designer-builder relationship, 3:27; 132:36

Wander Bird, fantail schooner: 65:11

Ward, Dave: on ultrasonic inspection/surveying, 35:42

warning/safety labels: for jet boats, 36:50; liability recommendations/strategy, 15:50, 21:12, 27:46, 44:13, 45:14; owners’ manuals and, 27:46; sources, 21:12

warranties, product. See product warranties; repairs, warranty

Warren, Quentin, author: "A Builder's Designer," 61:66

Warren, Rob: on ozone-clean marine refrigeration/service, 26:17

Warsash Martime Center: advanced composite materials course, 67:13, 69:125

Warsash School of Nautical Studies: 61:30

Warsash Operations Center of Safety and Survival: 61:26

Washburn & Doughty (Maine): Bulldog, Z-drive tug, 104:12; fire destruction, 127:104

Washburn, Richard, author: “A Voice from the Boatshop Floor,” 39:54

Washburn’s Boat Yard: customer education, 35:52; management, 35:25

wash-down system: Baudoin Ocean Wash Systems with extendable poles, 131:54; Manual Wastewater Treatment System for wash-down, 134:6; painting preparation/aluminum boats, 37:36

Washington County Technical College: vocational training program, 20:26, 22:51, 41:3

Washington state/Puget Sound: boat-noise legislation/PWCs, 43:75, 44:49; bottom paint/hazardous waste disposal, 31:10; IBEX-West, 42:5; jetsprinting, 57:15; licensure as PE/naval architect, 47:24, 49:4; luxury yacht market, 26:51, 34:55; 40:24, 40:28; Superyacht Northwest boat show, 26:51, 34:55. See also Munson Manufacturing/Munson, William E. (Bill)

waste, solid. See boatyard waste disposal/reduction/compliance; recycling programs

waste-collection systems: runoff/paint removal, 6:8, 7:8, 7:13, 31:10, 120:4; 134:6; Manual Wastewater Treatment System/David Flagler, 134:6; paint separator, 8:54; Vanish 300 Hybrid Wastewater Treatment System, 120:4; water-recycling system, 31:10, 31:68, 120:4

water ballast, and angle of heel in multihulls, 62:46; vs. swinging keel, 65:24

water-based topside coatings: Oleronlac’s one- and two-part waterbased products/Marine exterior surfaces, 105:12

waterborne and waterfront structures: 62:12

waterfront design. See boatyard waste disposal/reduction/compliance

water-jacketed infusion table, 125:54

waterjet drives: cracking around waterjets and transom/welding, 137:56; intake fouling/Fin Cutter System, 122:12; for J/Boat Down East–style cruiser, 96:6; new vs. conventional propeller drive systems, 122:12; North West Bay Ships/Dolphin Ulsan, 95:6; Sword Marine Technology, 96:6

waterline: pattern for/AutoCAD, 45:86

Waterline Yachts (British Columbia): profile of, 83:72

watermaker: maintenance, 66:26; Seafari mini watermaker/Horizon Reverse Osmosis, 107:14; sizes and capacities, 66:26; sources, 66:26; space-saving, 3:60

water paste: bilge oil indicator, 31:59

water pollution: bilgewater discharge/regulations, 31:59; environmental awareness/education programs, 20:8, 24:58, 31:16, 35:52, 38:51; illegal dumping, 27:61; impact of boating/Polluting for Pleasure, 19:8; non-point-source, 18:64, 27:8, 29:4, 31:10, 38:51; oil spills/fires, 39:44; pH and osmotic blistering, 17:17; point-source, 31:10; prevention/company involvement, 29:54; prevention/control manuals, 20:8, 27:17, 28:48, 28:52, 33:75; prevention/electric boats, 43:17. See also boatyard waste disposal/reduction/compliance; spills, fuel/chemical, cleanup/containment kits

water-powered systems: hydrogenerator/Watt&Sea, 130:10

water-soluble molecules (WSMs): dissolving glycols/blister repairs, 15:13, 15:60, 16:42

water tanks: aluminum/steel, 52:18, 54:5; custom/polypropylene, 20:56; independent vs. built-in, 52:18, 54:5; installation/access, 52:18; materials/construction/corrosion prevention, 52:18, 52:67, 54:5, 130:66, 132:4; stability testing/free-surface effect, 42:26; tank sentries, 31:68

waterjet drives: 128’ fast motoryacht/modified-V/Michael Peters Yacht Design, 126:38; waterjet-powered craft: Ellis 36 Express Cruiser, 67:70; Hinckley Picnic Boat, 67:70; Puget Sound, 67:90, 67:98,87:104

Watson, J.R.: on Gougeon’s Stresform (tortured plywood) spar construction, 14:8; on WEST SYSTEM Ò resin system and Adhesive Technologies Ltd., New Zealand, 72:5

Watt&Sea: transom-mounted hydrogenerator, 130:10

Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel prototype Proteus, 107:14

wave data: in relation to motion sickness, 61:82; strip chart readings for height calculations, 67:31

wavemaking: eddy-making, 58:26; prediction/reduction of/displacement hulls, 26:31, 28:6, 29:4, 58:6, 58:26, 60:66

wave-piercers: fast catamarans, 29:4, 50:11, 53:12, 54:43, 54:44, 61:10, 62:46, 74:54, 78:46; 124:42, 135:26; fast ferries, 63:106; Gold Coast Yachts/wave-piercer hullform, 124:42; Sonny Levi designs, 135:26; Very Slender Vessel (VSV)/Adrian Thompson, 74:54, 109:18

Wave Piercers New Zealand Ltd., 54:43, 54:44

wax: antifoulant/Zebra products, 8:54; carnauba, 12:27; copolymer (for gelcoat), 15:44; mold-release/types/application, 12:27, 12:28, 60:118, 60:120; paraffin (surfactant/styrene suppressant), 8:28, 20:32, 60:118, 60:120

Wayland Marine: videos used in marketing, 16:33

W-class sailboats:  Wild Horses and White Wings collision, 72:10

WD-40: uses, 24:62

weather. See temperature, of boatshop

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

Webb Institute of Naval Architecture: profile of, 76:36, 101:106; Jim Antrim, designer, 76:60; vocational training program, 101:106, 123:72

WebCore: fiberglass-reinforced closed-cell foam core, 52:30

Wedge, Paul: canvaswork/training, 29:54

Wedge Innovations: SmartLevel electronic digital level, 14:45, 42:26, 42:32, 44:5

Weidner, Marilyn: post-curing concerns, 15:4

weight (hull): vs. speed/structure/scantlings, 49:54

weight (hull), controlling/reducing: carbon-fiber laminates, 39:30, 58:36; baseline single-skin construction, 120:18; carbon-fiber pre-pregs, 39:30, 134:42; in composite canoes/kayaks, 49:36; in composite flat-panel construction, 45:54, 45:62; in cored laminates/internal structure, 51:22, 61:66, 64:96, 99:52; in cored sportfisherman, 54:62. 93:62; COVE system (COre-Veneer-Epoxy), 55:79; design analysis, 49:8, 64:52; Duo Delta Conic hull/Schoell Marine, 85:76; equipment/systems/ propulsion efficiency, 44:38, 133:60; infused single-skin construction, 120:18; interior design/cabinetry, 6:39, 13:43, 29:8, 34:28, 34:32, 44:38, 64:52; laminate schedules, 2:42; in megayachts, 2:42, 32:18, 32:21, 64:52; molded integral grid/liner, 46:35, 46:37, 99:52; monitoring during construction, 64:52, 87:46, 96:6; non-dimensional hull-bottom loading coefficient, 93:62; prototype commuter/Reuel Parker design, 130:20; resin-infusion molding, 32:28, 53:20; resistance/drag and, 58:26, 85:76; secondary bonding, 32:18, 32:21; strategies/seminar, 29:8, 120:18; woven vs. knitted reinforcements, 29:38, 44:38; vacuum-bagging, 53:20, 71:6, 120:18; vinyl esters/epoxy, 6:10, 29:38, 53:20, 96:6, 120:18; waterlogging/core bedding, 31:34, 31:39; waterlogging/flotation foam, 37:48, 37:58; weight savings/monocoque grid system/Outerlimits Powerboats, 133:60; wood-foam sandwich construction, 55:79; wood selection, 2:60. See also carbon fiber; core bonding, materials/techniques; core materials; fiberglass construction, cored/sandwich; vacuum-bagging, applications/techniques; wood construction, composite cored/sandwich

weight (hull), estimating/measuring: center of buoyancy (CB), 42:26; 93:62; book, Marine Vehicle Weight Engineering/ Society of Allied Weight Engineers, 115:18; center of gravity (CG), 42:26, 44:5, 93:62, 126:38; people as weights, 42:26, 44:5; propulsion efficiency, 44:38; 60M luxury yacht/Mark Mills design, 128:10; stability testing, 42:26, 44:5, 93:62; weight and centers calculation, 59:56, 59:57, 85:76, 93:62; weight studies/Michael Peters Yacht Design, 126:38

weight (rig), controlling reducing: ballast shifting/canting keel, 47:17; spars, 29:8, 47:34, 47:44, 47:52, 47:53. See also carbon fiber

Weisburger brothers: RIB builder/Zodiac-Hurricane, 48:50

Weiss, Steve: profile of Steven Weiss Yacht Design, 130:10; The Clam, folding rigid inflatable boat (FRIB)/Steve Callahan, 71:6; 130:10

Weissman-Berman, Deborah: computer analysis of laminate strength, 2:42; plastic memory/laminate analysis, 53:4

Welch, Tom: Preferred Data Corporation/custom accounting software, 57:74, 57:92

weld decay: galvanic/intergranular corrosion, 32:41

welding, aluminum: Meta-Lax technique, 2:12; Lincoln Electric Co./VRTEX 360 virtual-reality welding training system, 133:12; metal/inert gas (MIG), 53:31; Fronius welders/Wooldridge Boats, Inc., 116:52; Millermatic 350P system, 118:8; PipeWelders Marine, tuna tower welding, 67:13; plasma-arc cutting (PAC), 24:34; post-weld treatment, 137:56; tungsten/inert gas (TIG), 53:31, 85:4. See also aluminum construction, welded

welding cables, 138:3

welding fumes: Worbst vacuums, 87:10

welding, hot-air: of polypropylene water tanks, 20:56, of PVC and polyurethane-coated fabrics, 67:5

welding, plastic. See plastic welding

welding, steel:  CO2 welding/Cheoy Lee, 103:112; explosive bonding process to aluminum, 63:106, 132:18; heat distortion, 103:44; Precision Light Systems’ Laser/Gas Metal Arc Welding process, 103:44; weld decay, 52:18

welding fumes: exposure limits/1989, 1:30

welding supplies: aluminum spool guns vs. Millermatic 350P pulse arc welding power supplies, 118:8; CoolBand and CoolBelt for welding helmet, 126:8;  Fresh-Air system, 39:98; Invision 352 MPa Plus MIG Runner Dual Wire Feeder system, 126:8; Speedglas auto-darkening lens, 39:98; Zytel nylon helmet, 39:98

welding, titanium, 132:62

Weldwood plastic resin: applications, 51:36

Weldy, Keith: on carbon-monoxide alarms, 45:32

Welin, Ed: on Jim Staley (obituary), 9:5

Wellcraft Marine: acetone reduction/conversion to DAA, 33:20; advertising/marketing, 6:42; gun-applied methacrylate adhesive, 75:58; CAD/CAM applications, 7:18, 8:35; offshore speedboat handling classes, 63:10; shrink-wrapping (storage/transport), 18:28; stepped 25’ Nova 3, 5:52; syntactic foam applications, 7:50

Wells Marine Technology, Inc.: Batt Link automatic paralleling device, 39:56; Batt Maxx automatic paralleling device, 39:56

Welshan, Danny: on acetone replacements, 33:20, 33:26

We-no-nah Canoe Inc.: builder profile/composite canoes and kayaks, 49:36, 49:40; marketing/manufacturing, 4:34; Tuf-Weave, 49:36

Wernicke, Steve: on flotation foam, 25:52

Werner, Theo (yacht designer): retro motoryachts, 65:11

Weskor: structural core material, 52:30, 54:5

Wesmar (Western Marine Electronics): stabilizer systems, 15:70, 36:78

West Coast “box” rule: and Goetz Cutom Sailboats, 73:54

West, Dan, author: “Modifying an Existing Boat for Use as a Plug,” 16:7

Westerbeke: diesel engine for midsized auxiliary sailboats and small displacement powerboats, 122:12; generators, 122:64; Westerbeke 4-107/Perkins block, 122:64

Westerbeke, John R.: obituary, 67:13

Westerly Marine: AmericaOne, 63:10; DynaFlyer 40, 47:17; cruising boat Stealth Chicken (Bob Perry design), 97:28; low-temp pre-preg construction, 64:82; Morelli & Melvin-designed 65’ catamaran, 127:94; profile, 61:52; Rule 1162 compliance, 25:8

Western Boatworks: Titanic scale models, 58:13

Westland Industries: Tanspac II boat covers, 26:54

Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology: correspondence design courses, 7:25, 47:24, 64:11; definition of yacht designer/licensure, 9:64, 47:24; design competition/Cruising World magazine, 104:12; Hargrave Memorial Scholarship Fund, 43:36, 43:41; vocational training program, 7:25, 20:26

Westlawn School of Yacht Design: “Yacht Design Lite” correspondence course, 64:11

West Marine Products: Battery Combiner automatic paralleling device, 31:68, 39:56

West Marine Products and Service: hull-rotating units, 60:11; profile of, 91:66

Westport Shipyard: fabric impregnator applications, 5:34; fiberglass megayachts, 2:42; G-Flex high elongation epoxy, 125:36; G-flex epoxy/one-piece stem and keel/vintage Huckins motoryacht, 129:54; outsourcing, 37:16; 85’ patrol boat, 60:11; profile, 62:26; acquisition of Pacific Mariner, 121:62; recession transition, 121:62; sea trials, 51:11; transition/commercial fishing boats to yachts, 40:24

WEST SYSTEM® products: development/cold-molded sailing yachts, 51:36, 69:156, 73:54, 125:36; epoxy putties (105/205), 39:27; high-modulus epoxy, 45:54; metering/mixing systems, 42:62, 61:116; post-curing resin, 14:45; PRO-SET epoxy resins, 34:18, 34:21, 42:52, 45:105, 125:36. See also Gougeon Brothers

Westwind Composites: Weskor honeycomb core, 52:30, 54:5

wet exhaust system. See engine exhaust system, wet

wet-filtration (water wash) air exhaust system: for grinding/laminating/LP finishing, 28:48

wet-out box for tabbing, 119:58

wet-pregs (A-staged epoxy pre-pregs). See fabric impregnators (wet-pregs); pre-pregs

wet strength retention (WSR) values: on resin product data sheets, 6:5

Whale Pumps: Gusher 30 manual bilge pump, 5:26

Whale Water Systems: Intelligent control bilge and gray water pumps with sensors, 137:12; marine plumbing components, 61:10

Whale-watching boats: redution of underwater noise in, 63:10

Wharram, James: on creative experienced sailboat designers/Alex Simonis, 85:4; on professional engineering licensure and the European Recreational Craft Directive of 1998, 90:4; 2011 U.K. design competition/inshore fishing boat/sail or oar, 135:6

wheel: carbon fiber, 6:52; ergonomic steering wheel, 115:36

wheelchair-accessible yacht: John Anderson/Tim Nolan design, 57:15; C. Raymond Hunt Associates motoryacht, 73:82; Freedom Yachts Independence 21, 73:82; Able Yachts adaptive sailboats, 73:82

wheelhouse: design/layout, 48:66, 48:79. See also cockpit; deckhouse; pilothouse; windows

Wheel House Technologies: cloud-based vessel-maintenance management software, 137:34

whetstones: Diamond sharpener, 1:68

WhisperGen, marine genset, 115:136

Whisperprop: auxiliary propulsion system for sailboats, 97:10, 99:10; Aziprop submersible unit, 92:12

Whitacre, Hank: on racing yacht scantlings/floating-frame construction, 50:5

Whitbread Round-the-World Race: design standards/scantlings/structural failures, 34:42, 34:48, 48:8, 48:9, 51:6, 61:66, 64:64; rigs/rigging/weight control, 55:112; Toshiba and New England Boatworks, 81:90; Whitbread Rule, 51:6

Whitehead, Charles: on transformers and earth (“ground”) leakage detection systems, 110:4, 111:4

White, Chris: Buzzard’s Bay 32cwd production powercat, 94:8; Atlantic 42, 46, 48 and 55 cruising cat, 94:8

White, Eric: on tooling for production, 3:34

White, Joel: Brooklin Boat Yard, 84:36;on ballast keel attachment, 39:4, 40:4; obituary, 52:4; on wiring alternators/parallel battery banks, 21:4

White, Joel, author: “A Fold-up Table,” 18:42

White, Robert: on custom engineering of hydraulic boat trailers/Brownell trailers, 136:4

White, Steve: Brooklin Boat Yard, 84:36; on computer lofting, 24:26

White, Steve, author: “Teak Deck Reconstruction,” 1:46

Whitestone Corp.: Air-Vest, 29:58

White Wings,W-class boat: collision with sister boat Wild Horses, 72:10

Whitman, Dudley: founder of Challenger Marine/obit, 133:12; underwater movie camera, 133:12

Whittaker Corporation: Bertram Yacht, 39:70

Whiticar Custom Boats (Stuart, Florida): Robert Ullberg-designed sportfisherman boat, 81:10; profile of, 104:58; building a custom sportfisherman, Boomer, 104:58

Wichard Inc.: stainless-steel marine hardware, 54:70; Wichinox cleaner, 54:70

Wilbur Boats: Wilbur 34 redesign/lifting strakes, 45:86

Wilce, Steve: thermoplastic boats, 10:34, 10:40

Wilco Marine Restoration Shop, 108:6

Wilder, Mike: on dealerships/marketing (Boston Whaler), 2:34

Wilderness Systems: WindRider trimaran, 52:12, 135:46; and venture capitalists, 135:46

Wild Horses, W-class boat: collision with sister boat White Wings, 72:10

Wild Oats (raceboat): canting ballast twin foils (CBTF), 95:76

Wilkerson, Warren: on boatyard fires/procedures/equipment, 1:50; on fire/property insurance, 7:28

Wilkinson, Jodi: on Wilco Marine Restoration Shop and true boatbuilding craftsmanship, 108:6

Wilkinson, Phil: on New Zealand boatbuilders, 55:5

Willard Marine, Inc.: builder profile/obituary, 47:15; Rule 1162 compliance, 25:8

Willard, Winn: on Rolf Eliasson design, 124:5

Williams, Bob: on ozone-clean marine refrigeration/service, 26:17

Williams, Dan: on marine advertising, 6:42, 6:47

Williams, Daniel, Inc.: advertising/marketing, 6:42

Williams, Paul N.: on marketing and promotion, 3:5

Williams & Hussey Machine Co.: W-7 molder/planer, 12:60

Willis Marine: flats/bay boat, 121:62, 125:8; kitted plywood outboard-powered sportfishermen, 125:8; recession business strategies/new markets, 121:62;

Wills, John: on composites development, 38:30

Wilson, Bruce: on interior design/Viking, 6:34; Viking product line, 46:16, 46:26

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

Wilson, Rich: Vendee Race 2009, 118:3

Wilson, Rory: on Odyssey batteries and testing of a KROS (kite, rowing, ocean planing, solar energy) boat project, 115:6

Wilsonart: screenprinted laminates/inlay program, 34:28, 34:32

winches: Andersen stainless-steel, 5:26; Harken Radial electric winch, 132:6; Lewmar megayacht winch, 6:52; lightweight winches/”coffee grinders”/Aeromarine, 88:62; Lewmar automatic sheet winches/StoWinch, 117:54; Selden Mast/manual reversible winch, 132:6

wind blade production, spin-off income for boatbuilding, 127:42

wind-speed sensor: Autonnic/non-rotating parts sensor, 100:4

wind turbines/generators/blades: Air Marine/introducing new product, 56:18; as builder sideline, 33:36, 41:28; regulator, 56:18; stud bonds, 15:21; systems technician training/certification, 57:99

windlass: separate battery for, 39:56; vertical vs. horizontal, 93:76; electric handheld and foot switch types, 93:76

windows: aluminum/Freeman Marine, 41:62; dimensions for use as emergency exits, 118:30; direct glazing process/custom fabricated/American Marine Products, 111:12; frameless/Viking, 46:16; pilothouse/with “crease,” 57:110; “smart”/photoelectrochromic, 57:88, 131:54; wraparound, 65:11

Windows software. See Microsoft

WindRider International: RAVE hydrofoiler, 135:46; rotomolded polyethylene trimarans, 135:46

Windrose, schooner: Alustar hull, 89:50

windshields: design/safety, 42:88, 48:79, 114:30; tempered glass, 81:42; enclosed flybridge windshield/Ovation 52 powerboat, 118:8

windshield wipers, 114:30, 115:36; waterproof 2.5 model/AFI Inc, 116:10; vertical wipers/Motor Lifeboat (MLB)47, 117:44

Windship Trident Shipworks: one-of tooling, 10:42; post-curing epoxy, 14:45; 65’ sloop Amoco Procyon, 6:20, 10:42, 37:66

Windsor Craft: replica boats, 18:20, 19:4

Windsor, Crayke, author: “The Cherubini Legacy,” 112:28; “Fine Product. Failed Start-Up.”, 103:208

Windward Isles Sailing Ship Co. Ltd.: sailing barque, 52:12

Wing Inflatables: EXTREME aluminum RIBs, 55:16; using CAD/CAM, 65:97, 78:86

wing masts. See composite wing masts

wing sails (solid sails): aerodynamics, geometry, predictability and control of, 133:70, 96; carbon and Nomex wing, 133:96; experimental wings for Moths/Object 2 Skiffworks, 133:70; Harbor Wing Technologies/autonomous unmanned surface vessels, 127:94; predictability and control, 133:70, 96; repair to C-Class catamaran Orion, 128:8; rotating 360-degree wing/X-1 Concept vessel, 133:96; three-element wing sail, 133:70

wing-sail rig: refinement of by Mladen Milidragovic, 63:10; vs. soft sail rig, 133:70; three-element wing sail rig. 133:70

Wings: hull design software, 8:35

Winke, Dale R.: on survival/staying small, 47:5

Winkert, Peter, author: “Better Living Through Chemistry,” 6:64; “Core Installation,” 9:36

Winkley, Alan: on custom wheels, 111:4; on fuel tank venting, 87:4; on marine composites design, 108:6

Winner Boats: development of FRP boatbuilding, 38:30; grillage structure, 48:4

Winninghoff, Jack: on Thomas Colvin book, Boatbuilding With Aluminum, 85:4

Winter Yacht Basin: management, 35:25

Winterbon, Bruce: on drag reduction, 57:15

winterization: at The Hinckley Co., 127:8; portable pump and flow-meter/antifreeze-delivery method, 131:54

Winters, Henry: on Navy river patrol boats (PBRs), 57:7 on Swift boats, 89:4; on steering system fundamentals and addition of technical details, 100:4

wiper motors: GM-1/GM-2, 33:75

wire/cable, marine: ABS/LR classification, 39:80; appliance wiring material (AWM), 36:4; for bilge pumps, 44:26, 57:48, 66:38; cable reduction benefits of higher voltages/diesel-electric, 109:140; chases/dragging tools, 28:14, 30:4; color-coding, 38:55, 44:26; Flexo jacketing, 1:52; manufacturing/standards/sizing, 51:69, 55:99, 75:22; sizing/standards (ABYC/NFPA), 8:12, 8:24, 35:18, 36:41, 38:4, 66:58, 134:80; sizing/minimizing risk of fire, 35:18, 36:4, 36:41, 38:4, 75:22; source/SaltWater, 23:54; SmartPlug vs. conventional twist-lock plug, 134:80, 135:4; thermoplastic (PVC) insulation, 51:69, 55:99; thermoset insulation, 55:99; three-wire European loom, 75:22. See also battery cables; cable cutters; cable ties; cable sheathing; electrical cables; wire/cable, marine, terminal connections

wire/cable, marine, conductors: manufacturing/standards/sizing, 51:69

wire/cable, marine, terminal connections: ABYC E-11 technical standard/recent revisions, 118:64; crimped, 8:12, 10:52, 13:4, 44:26, 118:64; Crimp’N Seal, 10:52; crimped and Elektralink, 30:60, 66:38; soldered, 8:12, 11:5, 13:4, 14:4, 30:60, 44:26; types/tools/techniques, 8:12. See also rigging, stainless steel, wire

wire-harness manufacture: harness boards for, 35:58; at Cruisers Yachts shop, 114:68

wireless instruments: Tacktick Micronet instrument system, 91:20

wire rigging. See rigging, stainless steel, wire

wiring, marine: AC/DC testers, 34:59; batteries, 18:44, 21:4, 22:4, 23:4; for bilge pumps, 44:26, 57:48, 60:5; and bonding systems, 23:4; for DC motors, 8:12, 9:5; for DC systems, 20:50, 22:4, 23:4, 97:148, 98:50; distributed power systems/E-Plex, 97:148; for electrical panels, 8:12, 66:38, 97:148; for electronics/instruments, 11:9, 97:148, 98:50; and galvanic/stray-current corrosion, 32:36, 33:28; Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI), 66:38; ground plate, 66:38; grounding, 23:4; grounding/electrocution concerns, 9:5, 66:38; labeling/documentation, 132:80; layout accessibility, 124:32; liability, 8:24, 20:50; overcurrent protection, 36:41, 38:4, 133:24; oxidation/tinned copper, 60:5; routing cables/3-D CAD modeling, 40:50; three-cable boat, 97:148, 98:50; tools, 8:12, 23:54; training/techniques, 8:12; wire chases/dragging tools, 28:14, 30:4. See also battery cables; electrical cables; wire/cable, marine; wire cable, marine, terminal connections

Wise Handling Ltd.: mobile boat hoist, 60:11

Wishbone-boom, 62:58

Wisniewski, Tom: on carbon-monoxide alarms, 45:32

Witt, Capt. Mitchell: on repowering with edrive, 138:3

Wolfe, Art: on forensic composite testing, 87:62; on gelcoat application/troubleshooting, 11:42; on laminate repair, 66:78; on polyurethane adhesive/sealants, 28:27; on strength testing of composites, 4:27; on testing gelcoat hardness, 5:12

Wolfe, Art, author: “What’s Wrong with This Picture?,” 58:104

Wolfson Unit (University of Southampton, U.K.): Power Prediction Program, 61:10

Wollard, Troy: FRP pioneer, 103:186; 120:62

WOMBAT Junior tape-impregnating machine, 121:9

Wombat: Setzer Design Group’s Classic Series, 97:82

women in boating market: Boating for Women magazine, 40:62; canoe market, 42:16; dealer advisory board, 38:51; market research/International Women in Boating (IWB), 23:54, 24:58, 28:54; NMMA seminars/marketing to women, 38:51, 40:62; sailboat market, 6:20; Women’s Market Handbook, 28:54

women in production boatbuilding: Bertram Yacht, 39:70

woodbending: Fluted Beams, 126:8

wood: for cold-molding (rolling-shear strength), 51:36; evolution of new products, 54:112; moisture content/detection of, 60:48; specific heats/laminating table, 45:68, 48:4; tropical hardwoods, 51:36. See also plywood, marine; teak; veneers, hardwood

wood, engineered. See hardboard substrate

Wood Epoxy Saturation Technique (WEST System): manual by Gougeon Brothers, Inc., 61:116

wood construction: price (vs. fiberglass), 23:41; paints/coatings, 52:54, 52:55; quality/workmanship, 17:64; replicas, 18:20; rot control/prevention, 51:36, 65:38; strength (vs. fiberglass), 51:36; strength/stiffness single-species laminations, 72:22; vocational training programs, 20:18, 20:21, 21:12, 22:4, 50:11. See also cold-molded construction; wooden boats; specific wood construction entries below; wooden ship building/restoration

wood construction, carvel: hull strength, 51:36

Wood Construction Center (Seattle Central Community College), 81:10

wood construction, composite cored/sandwich: COVE system/ultralight wood-foam 77’ cruiser, 55:79. See also cold-molded construction; wood laminates

wood construction, interiors/joinerwork: CAD/CAM applications, 13:43, 40:42, 40:52; in-house prefabrication/aluminum megayachts, 53:28; mock-ups, 9:28, 10:4, 45:47. See also interiors, joinerwork/cabinetry

wood construction, lapstrake: hull strength, 51:36

wood construction, production methods/marketing: Beetle Cat, 23:32; Nexus Marine, 23:37; Rybovich, 25:42, 25:49

wood construction, strip-planked: built-in fuel/water tanks, 52:18; cedar covered with plywood/glass sheathing, 57:110, 69:156. See also strip planking

wood decay: on freeze/thaw and wet balsa core study, 96:16, 97:4; prevention maintenance, 65:38

wood dust. See dust, wood

wooden boats: attachment of ballast keels, 39:4; bonding systems, 33:28; storage/covering, 18:28; vocational training, 47:34, 50:11. See also wood construction

wooden ship building/restoration: Bay Ship & Yacht, 20:8, 21:38, 56:10; history/naval architecture, 60:66; shipwrights/job market, 21:42; specialized tools, 21:42; vocational training programs, 20:18, 20:21, 21:12. See also ships

Wood, Jeffrey N. Casciani: on interpreting moisture meter readings, 62:5

wood laminates: vs. carbon, 130:52; vs. fiberglass/composites, 4:64; moisture content/detection of, 60:48; strength testing, 4:22. See also balsa core; cold-molded construction; plywood, marine entries; veneers, hardwood

wood resins: allergic reaction to, 3:19

wood rot: contamination by resident decay, 65:38; deterioration of balsa cores, 54:5, 55:5, 57:7

Woodtape: Oberflex hardwood-veneer laminates, 35:58

Wooldridge Boats Inc: profile of, 116:52

Wooldridge, R. Kent: hull identification numbers and new label maker (Monarch Manufacturing), 63:5

Woolsey: Dolfinite bedding compound, 28:27

work force (employees): asbestos exposure/compensible claims, 35:52; CAL/NCC, 38:47; changing attitudes in, 75:160, 77:5; cross-training, 12:10, 13:54, 25:42, 26:20, 29:22, 46:16, 47:34, 57:76, 107:52; customer service, 29:8, 35:25, 41:72; database for tracking labor, 50:59; disabilities, 23:3, 23:13; in downturn/reorganization, 9:13, 10:20, 11:34, 123:26; drug testing, 23:13; efficiency/productivity, 29:22, 29:29, 41:72, 75:160; employee policy handbook/importance of, 10334: empowerment/communication/response to management, 8:64, 12:10, 13:54, 29:8, 29:22, 29:29, 35:25, 38:47, 39:52, 41:28, 103:34, 107:52; ethnic mix, 39:70, 116:112; fire-emergency preparedness/training, 1:50, 7:28, 17:34, 26:18, 35:25, 39:44, 44:18, 44:22, 44:25; hurricane preparations/training, 27:18, 27:21; 41:72; injuries/prevention/safety, 17:2, 23:13, 23:14, 28:54, 125:72; insurance considerations, 7:28, 8:64; labor/billable hours, 35:25, 37:60, 37:61, 57:74; leadership, 13:54; for megayacht construction, 32:18, 53:28; and outsourcing/subcontractors, 37:16, 38:14, 38:47, 57:76; performance reviews/incentive programs/promotion, 35:25, 41:72, 46:16, 103:34; product development, 26:20; in rapid expansion, 10:20, 11:34; safety/hazardous waste, 27:8; safety/health programs, 17:2, 23:13, 23:14, 24:62, 28:54; size of/industry trends, 12:10, 44:3, 123:26; team-building, 13:54, 24:58, 26:20, 29:22, 51:52, 53:28; training/education, 5:32, 8:64, 12:10, 13:54, 14:4, 17:2, 26:20, 35:25, 41:28, 46:16, 116:112; transition/commercial to yacht market, 40:24; wages/bonuses/benefits/retirement, 1:38, 5:32, 9:13, 26:20, 32:64, 35:25, 41:72; wages/piecework basis, 41:72; women, 39:70; workers’ comp premiums/cost control, 23:13, 23:14, 24:11; wrongful discharge suit, 103:34. See also training, of employees; training, vocational; worker safety/occupational health

work force (employees), hiring: defense/aerospace skills, 25:64; disabilities, 23:3, 23:13, 103:34; manual test, 23:37; screening/Alumaweld, 26:20; skilled workers, 138:3

work space/environment: facilities at SanJuan Yachts, 107:52; heatable tent in storage shed, 19:25; plant layouts, 17:34, 67:110; reduced VOC emissions/air-makeup/filtration systems, 42:20, 42:24, 45:47; reduced VOC emissions/closed-molding processes, 26:34, 26:44, 31:42, 39:90, 41:28, 41:30, 44:30; for varnishwork, 19:36. See also paint shop/spray booth; production boatbuilding, plant/facilities; VOC emissions, reduction/compliance

workboats. See commercial vessels; ferries; fishing boats, commercial, construction; powerboats, utility skiffs; tugboats

workers. See work force (employees)

worker safety programs. See worker safety/occupational health

worker safety/occupational health: asbestos exposure, 35:52; blood clots/phlebitis, 41:55; chemistry, 6:64; epoxy exposure, 3:19, 42:62, 45:105, 48:104, 53:40, 55:5, 57:7; dermatitis/sensitization/allergies, 3:19, 36:88, 38:6, 42:62, 45:105, 48:104, 64:5; fire prevention/preparedness, 1:50, 7:28, 17:34, 39:44; foundries, 42:46; hauling and storage, 50:38; hearing loss/protection, 3:19, 5:42, 8:54, 48:104, 92:30; heart disease, 39:52; material safety data sheets (MSDS) on CD-ROM, 23:54; at Morris Yachts, 92:30; Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS), 36:88, 38:6; nasal/respiratory problems, 48:104, 75:72; nonskid surfaces/walkways, 45:105; in Norway, 2:67; at Princess Yachts, 129:26; repetitive-motion injuries/elimination of/air tools, 33:58; stress/empowerment and, 39:52, 39:54, 39:55, 67:110, 129:26; tools/ergonomics/vibration, 37:71; tuberculosis exposure, 36:74; safety/health manuals, 1:30, 4:10, 20:8, 36:78; safety/health programs/information, 17:2, 23:13, 23:14, 24:62, 28:54; safety programs/workers’ comp, 23:13, 23:14; styrene exposure, 1:30, 2:27, 40:17, 40:20, 53:73, 57:7; workers’ rights/OSHA reform legislation, 17:2. See also See also accidents/injuries, workplace; allergies/allergic reactions; clothing, work/protective; OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration); personal protective gear

workers’ comp. See insurance, workers’ compensation

workers’ rights: chemical hazards, 1:30; safety and health/OSHA-reform legislation, 17:2

World Robotic Sailing Championship: SailBots/U.S. Naval Academy, 126:8

Worth, Dick: on a plea for a nautical Model T, 137:4

Worton Creek Marina: fire protection/compliance, 44:18, 44:25

wrench: Squeeze-Wrench tool system, 14:57

Wright, Ed: on video production, 22:42

Wright, Jeffrey: on EcoPoxy’s claim as non-toxic, non-corrosive, 124:6

Wright, Wilson: on final stages of Chris-Craft and OMC flag, 82:4

Writers Inc.: safety information/training programs, 24:62

writing: for marketing and promotion, 2:17, 2:20. See also builder’s contracts/estimating/bidding; catalogs/product brochures, builders’

WSMs. See water-soluble molecules (WSMs)

Wurtele, Scot: on seeking more designers for Boat Plans International, 28:6

Wyatt, Tison: Accucure chemical reaction monitor, 52:12

Wyliecat boats: 75:38

Wylie, Tom: American Express racing boat, 75:38; profile/designer of  wood-foam sailing yachts, 55:79; Roxanne 60’ family cruiser/Jim Betts, 129:40

Wyman, David B: speed prediction formula/Wyman’s formula, 54:96, 55:5, 57:7

Wyman, David B., author: “Wyman’s Formula,” 54:96, 57:7

Wynne, Jim: Coronet 24/Botved Boats, 132:36; on designing for production, 2:60; and Walt Walters, 132:36; Wyn-Mill racer, 132:36

X

Xanthakis, Jannis: C24 metal boat, 133:40; Design Challenge, 129:18, 133:40; Piero M, mini-trawler yacht, 129:18. See also Fanello, Guiseppe.

xenon lights: 87:90; 100:4

X-Serts (Click Bonds): acrylic-adhesive-based attachment system, 18:4

XSR48 stepped hull superboat, 110:12

X-weave fabric: applications/sources, 36:34, 37:71. See also patches/patching techniques

xylene: MACT standards, 34:40

XYZ Trading Company: Oil-Wet sealant, 8:54

Y

Yachtcare Maintenance Management: marine batteries, 20:50

yacht carrier: semi-submersible Super Servant 3, 74:9

yacht-builder apprenticeship, 79:77

yacht classification. See classification; classification societies

Yacht Design Institute: courses by mail/Bob Wallstrom, 101:106

yacht market: vs. commercial boats/marketing/finish standards, 40:24, 40:28, 40:36, 40:40

Yachting Solutions: retrofit of vintage Huckins motoryacht with Volvo Penta’s Inboard Propulsion System (IPS), 129:54

yachts. See custom/semi-custom/one-off construction; megayachts; powerboats, motoryachts; powerboats, offshore sportfishing yachts; sailboats; sailboats, offshore cruising/racing; sailboats, offshore racing/performance; small yachts

Yachtsaver: Yachtsaver II airbags/emergency flotation system, 13:70, 23:24

Yacht Systems, Inc.: Stoppani varnish, 26:54

yacht transport: Zevenster Yachttransport, 62:12

Yacht Vision Symposium (New Zealand), 116:46

Yamaha: stern-drive engine, 6:52; TriFoiler/Water Spyder, 6:20

yard boats: designs, 42:34

Yeargin, Bill: on boatyard management/training, 35:25

YLA, Inc.: RS-1 resin system, 39:30

York, Charlie: Beetle Cat builder profile, 23:32

York, Michael: acquisition of Fitzgerald 36 design, 71:6

Young America (Bruce Farr design): damage to, 63:10; Faro Arm and Faro Tracker, 78:94; repairing, 65:66, 72:38, 78:94

Young America Syndicate, and Bruce Farr boats, 61:68

Young, Rick: on mesopic vision under low-light conditions/interior cabin lighting, 89:4

Young, Syd: builder of classic runabouts, 62:12

Young's modulus: 72:22

Z

Z-Clad: SP Systems and SPRINT, 79:114

Z-drive tugs, 104:12, 127:104

Zeller, Steven D.: on resin systems/exposure, 57:7

Zemonek, Richard, and Gary Larimer, authors: “Another Look at Flotation Foams,” 57:41

ZF Beneteau: parallel hybrid system, 127:30

ZF Marine: Hybrid Sail Drive/Foundation Beneteau, 134:18; joystick maneuvering system (JMS), 134:78; pod drives, 138:18; 300 ATS two-speed transmission, 71:123; and Fabio Buzzi’s Trimax surface drives, 71:123; and Seven Marine/joystick docking system, 138:6. See also ZF Trimax

ZF Trimax: Fabio Buzzi's Trimax surface drives, 71:123, 134:36; two-speed gearbox, development of, 71:123

Zimmerman, Peter, author: “Exporting to Europe,” 41:38; “Rethinking the Owner’s Manual,” 27:46

Zimmerman Marine: Charger 40 prototype, electric-powered displacement craft, 77:82; cored decks, 27:61; post-curing/print-through prevention, 34:18; repair of Palawan, 82:40

zinc anodes: aluminum anodes vs. zinc anodes, 138:18; bonding systems, 33:28, 54:70, 65:38, 138:18; determining area/testing circuits, 33:28, 33:34, 34:5

Zodiac International: extension of planing surface for soft bottom inflatables, 67:13; 11m RIB hull design/Michael Peters, 127:69

Zodiac of North America: DuraRib foam collar, 78:86; Over the Horizon Rigid Inflatable Boat (OTH RIB), 66:11

Zoll, Vern: on CAD/CAM for interior joinerwork/Chris-Craft, 40:42

Zolotone: splatter paint/aluminum boats, 21:26, 37:36, 37:42

Zoltek Companies Inc.: profile/carbon fiber supplier, 58:36, 58:52

zoning regulations: marine insurance/hurricanes, 27:18, 27:21

Z-plane hulls: Stingray Boats, 127:30

Zuccarnini, John: on fiberglass fabric (binders/blistering), 15:60

Zurn, Doug, designer: Gloucester 20 sportfisherman, 100:42; Marblehead 22/Samoset Boatworks, 127:8; MJM 34z design, 84:18; motoryacht MJM34z design, 99:52, 100:42; profile of, 100:42; Salish Sea IS48 Pacific Northwest cruiser, 134:6; Shelter Island 38 and 50/Billy Joel boat, 84:18, 100:42, 116:10; partnership with J Boats, 84:18

 Zvanik, Marco: on cored bottoms/foam cores, 53:4, 56:5, 72:5; on FRP sandwich construction, 3:5; on semi-rigid PVC cores/performance, 35:4

Zydler, Tom, author: “Anchor Stowage,” 22:28

Zyron panels, 121:100

Zytel glass reinforced nylon (GRN) through-hull fittings, 114:120