Professional BoatBuilder Comprehensive Index

Issues 1-147

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A&S Building Systems, Inc.: pre-engineered metal buildings, 17:34, 26:18

Abaris Training: advanced-composite workshops, 47:57, 52:67, 69:125; ultrasonic inspection/survey techniques, 35:42; vocational training program, 20:26

Abbass, D.K. (Kathy): on surveyor Paul Coble and development of his Marine Survey Seminars, 93:4

Abbey, Howard: profile of, 104:100; Wyn-Mill racer/Jim Wynne/Walt Walters, 132:36

Abbott, Daniela T.H., author: “Olin Stephens’s Last Project,” 119:20

ABBRA. See American Boat Builders and Repairers Association

Abeking & Rasmussen: Concordia yawl, 50:32; Michael Peters Yacht Design 44m motoryacht, 66:52; waterjet-powered fast motoryacht/Michael Peters Yacht Design, 126:38; Vamarie, steel ketch, 68:11

Abely Wheeler, aluminum constructed commuter boat, 91:20

Able Marine (Trenton Marine): fabric impregnator applications, 5:34; foam core installation, 9:36; 91’/93’ megayacht, 3:11, 10:42, 29:58; one-off tooling, 10:42; 3M protective tape, 29:58

Abma, Albert, author: “A Study in Slender,” 147:18

Abramson, Tim: on displaying hull identification numbers, 61:5

abrasive discs. See abrasives, diamond; grinders/polishers, discs for; sandpaper

abrasive pads: Micro-Mesh, 12:60

abrasives, diamond: Mister Blister, 12:60; Tech-Lok diamond discs, 25:59

Abrasive Technology Inc.: Tech-Lok diamond discs, 25:59

ABS. See American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

ABS Construct: parts generation software, 8:35

ABS plastic: ABS/acrylic coextrusions, 10:34, 11:20; ABS/Rovel coextrusions, 34:59; performance, 10:34. See also Royalex

ABYC. See American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC); ABYC safety standards

ABYC safety standards: battery chargers, 61:128; bilge pumps, 44:26, 57:48; boat lifting and storage, 50:3, 50:38; booklet Standards and Recommended Practices and UL Marine Listing, 61:128; cabin heaters, 45:32; carbon monoxide detectors, 45:32; on CD-ROM, 49:79; certification/harmonization/European market, 28:54, 37:66, 41:38, 41:42, 43:17, 75:22, 104:96; and cogeneration requirements/“anti-islanding,” 77:28; cross-referenced to ISO standards, 55:87; development/writing process, 36:46, 36:48; electrical systems/cables/wiring, 8:12, 8:24, 35:18, 35:19, 35:23, 36:41, 37:4, 38:4, 38:55, 54:32, 82:40, 98:50, 134:4; exhaust systems, 45:32, 49:16; fire extinguishers, 36:46;  guidelines on gas and diesel fuel systems, 84:82; Homeland Security Response Boat, 87:4; flotation foam, 37:48, 37:58; fuel injection, 36:46; fuel/water tanks, 52:18; galley stoves, 45:32; galvanic isolators, 33:4, 41:21, 43:5, 45:105, 138:18; International Marine Standards Summit/hosting of, 104:96; isolation transformers, 45:105; jet boats, 36:50; lightning protection, 38:55, 43:64; lithium-ion battery hazards/technical paper, 136:80; nonskid surfaces, 69:92; overcurrent protection, 36:41, 45:32, 57:48, 85:114, 94:84; personal injury/product liability, 15:50, 34:13; product warnings/safety labels, 45:14; Project Technical Committees (PTCs), 98:50; pump wiring, 44:26; railings, 69:92; refrigeration/air-conditioning exhaust drains, 45:32; seats, 36:46; sea valves/through-hulls, 8:42, 38:4, 49:16; small craft, 4:10, 8:24; Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft, 117:18; technical standards/updates, 117:18; tinned wire, 138:3; wet-exhaust systems, 43:44. See also American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC)

AC Products: 940-blue plastic film, 39:98

AC/shore-power electrical systems: Bender Monitor/shore power cord, 94:84; design/engineroom layout, 37:26; “anti-islanding,” devices, 77:28; Equipment Leakage Circuit Interrupter (ELCI), 118:64; evaluation matrix for, 77:28; galvanic isolators/stray-current corrosion, 41:21, 43:5, 45:105; grounding/safety/stray-current corrosion, 30:38, 30:44, 33:28, 70:35, 94:84; isolation transformers, 45:105, 103:174, 104:30, 108:114; Marina Guard, 104:30; marine systems technician training/certification, 57:99, 57:100; overcurrent protection, 36:41, 38:4, 57:48, 118:64; shore-power wiring/fire protection, 44:18, 44:22, 70:35, 77:28, 98:50; shoreside distribution boxes, 77:28; voltage and frequency converter, 77:28; vulnerability of isolation transformers, 108:114

AC tester: pen-sized/Santronics, 34:59; troubleshooting wave-form output/Fluke Multimeter, 91:56

accelerators/promoters: DMA (dimethylanilene), 6:16, 44:30; for polyester resin, 33:46, 35:4; for vinyl ester resins, 6:16, 33:46, 35:4, 42:62, 44:30. See also catalyst

accelerometer record: 68:32

accessories, marine. See components/ancillary equipment/accessories

accidents, boat/marine: collisions/occupant protection, 34:13, 50:18; injuries/boat defects, 39:12, 50:18, 50:20, 50:25, 79:86; investigation seminar (SAMS/UL), 26:51; owners’ manuals/liability, 27:46. See also boating safety; lawsuits/litigation; product liability

accidents/injuries, workplace: prevention/safety programs, 17:2, 23:13, 23:14, 24:62, 28:54; response to/workers’ comp, 23:13, 24:1. See also worker safety/occupational health

Acco Babcock Industries: rack-and-pinion steering system, 3:60

accommodations. See interiors, arrangements/decoration

accounting: in market downturn, 9:13; for small businesses, 1:38, 57:74, 63:29; software, 3:60, 18:54, 21:38, 23:50, 27:70, 50:59, 57:74, 57:80; tooling amortization, 9:13. See also production boatbuilding, financial management/planning

Accustrip: baking-soda blasting equipment, 7:13

Acebo, Mike: Brewer Yacht Yard/hurricane salvage, 20:6

acetone: applications, 33:26, 115:142; automatic cleaning cycle for/Poncin Yacht Group, 115:142; exposure limits/1989, 1:30; incineration, 28:48; effect on marine hose, 49:16; reagent-grade, 43:62; recycling/recovery (batch distillation) systems, 10:8, 27:70, 28:48; reduction/replacement/compliance, 20:40, 21:18, 25:8, 28:48, 33:20, 33:26, 33:69; replacement for/nonflammable low-VOC resin remover, 143:52; solvent wipes/secondary bonding, 20:32, 39:19, 52:67; solvent wipes/structural bonds/laminate repairs, 43:54, 43:62, 52:67; SurfaSolve acetone replacement, 115:56; VOC declassification, 39:90

acetone, replacements for: AquaClean, 33:20; BBA Solvent F302, 33:20; cleanup tools/procedures, 33:26; demand for, 39:90; DBE (dibasic ester), 6:10, 10:8, 10:17, 33:20, 42:62; diacetone alcohol (DAA-FRP), 25:59, 33:20; Dynasolve M-30, 20:56; emulsifiers/solvent-based, 20:56, 25:8, 33:20; emulsifiers/water-based, 2:70, 6:10, 33:20; N-methyl-pyrrolidone (NMP), 33:20; propylene carbonate (PC), 33:20, 33:26; recycling/waste disposal, 33:20; Replacetone, 20:56, 25:8, 33:20, 33:26; ShipShape Resin Cleaner, 4:58, 33:20; solvents, 33:20; Templex 853-NB, 33:20; ThermaClean, 33:20. See also DBE (dibasic ester) solvent

Ackland, Bob: on bottom prep/environmental compliance, 31:10, 31:16, 31:18

acrylic adhesives: for bonding fastenings/hardware, 18:4, 67:5; for bonding thermoplastics, 41:44; Crestomer 1152 PA, 67:5; description/applications, 41:44, 67:5

acrylic hulls: development/construction/performance, 10:34, 11:20

acrylic sealant: gelcoat restoration, 15:44

acrylic sheeting: Acrysteel M, 11:20; Altair Plus, 11:20

acrylic skincoat: blister prevention, 15:60

Active Noise and Vibration Technology: noise/vibration control, 5:48

Adams, E.J.D.: on deterioration of balsa cores, 57:7

Adams, Eric: on ethanol fuel/flexible bagtank/and professional engineer (p.e.) licensure, 111:4; on largest welded aluminum yacht/Dyna vs. Morag Mhor, 86:4

Adams Yachts: Adams 36/stealth lobsterboat, 51:96

additives, resin: for delayed gel time/SCRIMP, 44:30; and moisture meter readings, 60:48. See also accelerators/promoters; adhesion enhancers; catalyst; gel-time retarder; promoters; resin inhibitors; resin surfactants; resin thixotropes; styrene suppressants

Adey, John, author: “Revising the Standard,” 117:18. See also Johnson, Eric.

Adey, John: on ABYC’s Electrical Standard, E-11, 121:9; on ABYC’s position on smoke detectors for boats, 91:10

adhesion enhancers: QP20, 42:5; for repairs/damaged laminates, 43:54

adhesives: for bedding contour-cut foams, 31:34, 33:4, 115:18; for bedding/deck repair/waterlogged foam, 37:48; classification/definition, 28:27; Click Bond, 147:6; for cold-molding, 51:36; for neoprene, 46:38; with PT industrial plywood, 27:42; vs. sealants, 60:104; for secondary bonding, 20:32, 42:5; Sealtack 750 universal adhesive, 126:8; two-part/VOC-free/Chemique Adhesives, 119:6; use for vs. self-tapping screws, 145:48, 147:6. See also acrylic adhesives; adhesives, structural; aircraft adhesives; bedding compounds/putties; core bonding; epoxy adhesives; fabric adhesives; methacrylate adhesive; neoprene adhesive; putties, bedding/bonding; resorcinol; secondary bonding; spray adhesives; urethane caulk; urea-formaldehyde adhesives

adhesives, five-minute: Gougeon Brothers G/5, 27:60

adhesives, removal: Un-Hesive water soluable spray, 126:8

adhesives, structural: dispensing pumps/systems for, 31:68; Flexbond 5000, one-component hybrid polymer, 115:18; for hull-to-deck joint/FRP shoebox construction, 60:104; Gluzilla polyurethane adhesive/MAS Epoxies, 115:18;  Plexus methacrylates, 26:56, 27:70, 29:8, 42:5, 52:81, 60:11, 60:104, 75:58; Pliogrip 7700, 29:8, 30:60; Pliogrip 1000, 111:12; plural-component polyurethane, 29:8, 30:60; Poly-Bond, 42:5; polyurethane adhesive for marine glass, 81:42; vs. sealants, 60:104; Sikaflex, 29:8, 37:48; 3M 5200 polyurethane adhesive/sealant, 28:27, 29:4, 37:48; types/selection/applications, 41:44, 41:48. See also acrylic adhesives; adhesives; anaerobic adhesives; cyanoacrylate adhesives; epoxy adhesives; methacrylate adhesives; polyester structural adhesives; polyurethane adhesive/sealants; urethane adhesives

adhesives, syntactic. See putties, syntactic

adhesive/sealants, polyurethane. See polyurethane adhesive/sealants

Adirondack Guideboat: Hornbeck 10/Lost Pond Boat, 97:60; Kevlar version, 69:13

Adler, Michael: on marine refrigeration/R-12 phaseout, 26:8; on retrofitting ColdMachine, 31:4

Adler/Barbour-Crosby: ColdMachine, 26:8, 31:4; refrigerant phaseouts/conversions/retrofitting, 26:8, 31:4

admeasurement/tonnage. See tonnage/admeasurement laws

Admiral Marine Works Inc.: carbon fiber components for Boeing, 51:11; computer lofting/outsourcing, 38:14; megayacht builder, 3:5, 59:10; motoryacht PlumDuff refit, 68:44; 154’ FRP yacht Roxana, 54:18; 161’ FRP yacht Evviva, 32:18, 32:21; profile/reorganization, 59:10

Adriance, Robert (Bob), Jr.: on bilge pump wiring/reversed polarity, 44:26

Adriance, Robert (Bob), Jr., author: “Mooring Design and Construction,” 30:8

Ad-Tech Plastic Systems Corp.: 800-series marine epoxy resins, 46:65

Advance Control Technologies: Electro-Sync synchronizers, 7:64

Advanced Cable Electronics Corp.: Strap-Loc cable ties, 6:52, 47:66

advanced composites. See laminates, marine, advanced-composite

Advanced Composites Training Center: composite training program, 110:12

Advanced Energy Services: Keystone marine battery, 35:58

Advanced Materials Inc. (AMI): Prestovac process/molding small parts, 32:28

Advanced Textiles Inc.: heavyweight fiberglass reinforcements, 18:54, 31:68; Kevlar reinforcements, 28:18

Advance Process Technology: fabric impregnators, 5:34; 81:110

Advance USA: Advance Composite Process (ACP), 11:20; thermoplastic construction, 10:34, 11:20

advertising: for boat shows, 36:60, 117:54; and editorial coverage/integrity, 18:2, 18:40, 39:112; in market downturn, 11:34, 117:54; mission statement, 31:80; product identity/trade dress, 43:13; product liability/truth in advertising, 9:2, 38:11, 38:12; strategy/customer data, 26:64, 117:54; working with an agency, 6:42, 117:54

aerodynamics: hydroplane development, 56:40, 59:10; performance prediction/sailboats, 60:66; Wolfson Unit’s Power Prediction Program, 61:10

Aerodyne Industries Group (Cape Town, South Africa): 38' racer/cruiser design, 65:11

Aerodyne 38 racer/cruiser: 65:11, 83:50

Aerodyne 43 racer/cruiser: New Wave Yachts collaboration, 83:50

Aerodyne 47 racer/cruiser: 65:11, 83:50

Aerodyne Yachts. See Aerodyne Industries Group (Cape Town, South Africa)

AeroHydro, Inc.: AutoCAD data-exchange file/NC cutting, 24:26; Fairline design/fairing software, 7:18, 8:35, 12:60, 17:58, 24:26, 24:32, 78:3; MultiSurf design/fairing software, 40:42, 40:53

Aeromarine 50: light displacement racer/cruiser/Jay Paris design, 88:62

aerospace/aircraft technology, cross-over to marine industry; 62:3, 72:10, 88:62; adhesive/sealants, 28:27; adhesive paint films, 57:88; adhesives/glued joints (aluminum-fiberglass hybrids), 17:19; advanced composites/reinforcements, 57:88; advanced-composite single-skin laminates/safety factors/repair techniques, 43:54, 47:57; aluminum welding, 43:17, 53:31; black box/disaster data recorder, 52:43; carbon fiber/impact tolerance/laminate repairs, 43:54; carbon fiber/pre-pregs, 18:8, 26:4, 28:18, 28:19, 39:3, 39:30, 41:28, 41:30, 57:88, 58:36, 58:52; carbon fiber/stealth technology/minehunters, 53:40; carbon fiber components, 51:11; composite racing shells/kayaks, 41:28, 41:30; downsizing, 25:64, 45:5; drag-reduction films, 57:88; FRP composite construction, 38:30, 57:88; heat-cured composites, 39:3, 39:30, 57:88; honeycomb cores, 22:20, 56:40, 57:88; hydroplanes, 56:40, 59:10; inventory control/management tools (Genmar/Hatteras), 17:34; Kevlar, 57:88; linear polyurethane paints/aluminum boats, 19:12, 37:36, 37:42, 53:31; memory modules, 57:88; performance prediction/sailboats, 60:66; plastic media blasting (paint removal), 7:8; pre-pregs, 18:8; pre-stitched laminate stack, 57:88; Quickstep process for advanced laminate parts, 72:10; resources/information, 57:88; SCRIMP/resin infusion, 58:13; “smart” composites, 46:45, 48:4; “smart” windows/heat-gain management/air conditioning, 57:88; ultrasonic inspection, 35:42; vacuum valves (frogs), 45:5. See also laminates, marine, advanced-composite

Aerospace Industries Association (AIA): worker safety/health manual, 36:78

AFI Inc.: boat wiper motors, 33:75, 116:10

A.F. Theriault & Son Boatyard (Nova Scotia): profile of, 101:92; Mongoose coastal patrol boat, 101:92

African Cats: Green eMotion catamaran with retractable pod drives, 127:30

AIM Plastics, Inc.: sourcebook/catalog, 25:59

air-assisted boats: Air Cavity Ship/planing trimaran with aerodynamic lift/Multi-step planing hulls, 116:40; Power-Augmented Ram Vehicle (PARV)/Konstantin Matveev, 116:40; QUADRAPOD Air Assist Catamaran Hull/Andrew Deze, 116:40

airbags, flotation: and sinkability, 23:24, 23:26; Yachtsaver II emergency flotation system, 13:70, 23:24

airboats: composite/thermoplastic, 44:30; Husky Airboat, 53:12. See also hydroplanes

Airbrasive Sales and Development Co.: VSP-30 and VSP-55 Vacuum Sanding Systems, 20:56

air conditioners, marine: Breathe Easy air purifier/Dometic, 132:6. 141:6: Cruisair

M2 closed-loop, 32:52; FB Condair, 134:36, 141:6; hatch-mounted, 2:70; hose/polypropylene, 45:105; with HFC-134a refrigerant, 21:12, 26:8; intelligent, 57:88; mechanical manual, 43:83; systems technician training/certification, 57:99

air conditioning: analyzing cost of, 120:52

air coolers: for compressed-air (pneumatic) system, 33:58

aircraft adhesives: for aluminum-fiberglass hybrids, 17:19

air dryers: refrigerated, 33:58; types/selection/applications, 33:46, 33:58; Van Air, 33:58; Zeks, 33:58

Airex (linear/thermoplastic, non-cross-linked PVC) foam, FRP cored/sandwich construction: blackened, 31:34, 34:5; contour-cut, 9:47, 33:4, 34:5, 34:42, 51:22, 55:5; core bonding/installation, 9:36, 30:18, 91:178; vs. Core-Cell, 35:58, 51:6, 51:22, 52:30, 53:4; for bottom panels/strength/stiffness, 51:22, 54:62, 55:5, 56:5, 91:178; vs. cross-linked foam/Klegecell, 3:34, 52:30, 56:5; for cruiser replica, 18:20; damage assessment/repairs, 25:18, 25:25; for megayachts, 2:42, 3:5, 32:18, 32:21; for one-off bow redesign, 45:86; for plug construction, 3:34; Questar airex-cored boat/Jay Paris, 88:62; for structural cores, 52:30, 54:62, 88:62; for tooling/one-offs, 10:42; and vinyl ester resin (DSM) infusion data, 103:142

Airex AG: Herex cross-linked foam, 23:54

air-filtration/air-makeup systems: dry, 28:48, 45:47; for paint booth, 42:20, 42:24, 45:47; Northern Air Corporation stand-alone units/Goetz plant, 73:54; wet, 28:48; yacht containment systems/Mallorca, Spain, 144:48. See also paint shop/spray booth; ventilation systems

airfoil section: RTM production of, 27:39

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

Air Handling Systems: dust and fume extraction systems, 87:10

air guns: Blovac 484, 8:54; 13:11; static-dissipating, 13:18; surface contamination/core bonding, 9:36; surface contamination/gelcoat/mold release, 13:18

AirLite: PVC foam core, 51:22

Airosol Co., Inc.: Chargette Freon recycler, 18:54

Airpax: circuit breakers, 16:52; E-Plex networking system, 105:78; engine information “message” interfaces/Volvo Penta/NMEA 2000 bus, 106:42

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

air purifier: Breathe Easy/Dometic, 132;6

AirScan Inc.: hunting for boats by air service, 70:21

Air Strip: plastic-media blasting system, 7:8

Air Support Vessels (ASV): Alnmaritec workboats/Effect Ships International/collaboration, 145:12

Airtech Advanced Materials Group: machined-aluminum vacuum valves (frogs), 45:5

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

Ajeman, Bob: on AC systems/corrosion test meter, 31:4; on AC systems/galvanic isolators, 41:21; on side and rolling forces on high-speed V-bottomed boats powering through a turn, 88:4

Ajootian, Fred: on propeller-shaft removal, 6:5; on need for professional engineer licensure, 108:6; on the need for a two-bearing rudder design, 118:4

Akers, Richard: on model testing vs. full-scale testing/laminar and turbulent flow, 58:6

Akers, Richard, author: “Dancing A Fine Line,” 85:76“HYSWAS: A Waterborne Unicycle,” 49:45; “Model Testing,” 55:32, 56:26; “Motion Control,” 61:82; “Redefining the Ride,” 49:42; “SLICE,” 65:102; “Waterjet Technology,” 67:70; “Wave Piercers and Fast Cats,” 74:54

Akzo Coatings, Ltd.: Cetol Marine, 20:56

Alaska Diesel Electric: auxiliary diesel engine, 2:70; Lugger marine diesel, 11:52; Soot Trap and Regeneration system for gensets, 29:58

Alaskan fisheries: 659 Wheel House observation boats for service monitoring fisheries, 139:18

Albacore Research Ltd.: ShipCAM, 17:58, 38:47

Albatross Marine Design: kitted aluminum powerboats, 131:12; Alcan Baltek Corporation: wet-core problems study, 96:16; Picnic 550 Classic, 122:24; Sea Gypsy pocket cruiser, 135:36

Alden, John, designer: Summerwind (1929 build) schooner/rig conversion/GMT Composites, 146:40

Alden Yachts: hullweight reduction/ 54' semi-custom sloop, 77:10

Interkeel interchangeable keel, 37:66, 38:20

Aldrich, Bob: jetsprint boats/Double Barrel Marine, 57:15

Alerion line, 147:38. See also USWatercraft, Tillotson-Pearson.

Alfab: aluminum seine skiffs, 58:66

Aliboats (Botswana): aluminum landing craft for British Red Cross, 100:4

Alice's Mirror (trimaran): 62:46

Allblom, Kenneth: on owning component failure, 142:4

Allen, Tim: profile/custom cabinetry/CAD, 13:43, 40:3, 40:42, 40:52

allergies/allergic reactions: epoxy resins, 3:19, 42:62, 45:105; Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS), 36:88, 38:6; sensitization, 48:104; teak wood, 75:72; vinyl ester resins, 42:62. See also worker safety/occupational health

Allied Fibers/Allied Signal Company: Spectra polyethylene fibers, 16:52

Allison Boats (Louisville, TN): profile of, 94:18; tunnel-hull raceboats, 94:18

Allison, Paul: raceboats, 94:18

All Points Boats (Fort Lauderdale, FL): profile of, 93:40

alloys, marine-grade: galvanic/stray-current corrosion, 32:36, 32:39, 32:41, 33:28. See also specific alloys

Alls, Dennis (designer): Aleutian Yachts/Miss Lisa, steel motoryacht/Joe Artese, 117:8

Allweather Boats: efficient design, 17:4; fuel-efficient power cruiser, 79:10

Almar Boat Company: builder profile/Sounder sportfishermen/welded aluminum construction, 21:26; haulout/publicity, 20:8

Alnmaritec: aluminum workboats/challenging service requirements, 145:12;  Air Support Vessels (ASV), 145:12

alodyne chrome: conversion coating/painting aluminum boats, 37:36;

Alpenglow Marine Lights: 87:80, 115:74

Alpex Wheel Company: Diamond Discs, 20:56

Alpha Inc.: Pemco 3011 fabric adhesive, 10:52

Alsberg Boat Works, Inc.: Alsberg Junior speedster, 60:11

Alston, G. Kevin: on R-12 phaseout/HFC-134a refrigerant, 17:4, 26:8

alternating current. See AC/shore-power electrical systems

alternative energy systems: wind generators, 80:22; Aquair 100 wind and water generator, 80:22

Alternatives Energies (Alt.En): electric ferries/La Rochelle, France, 122:12; hydrogen fuel cell system with hydrolizer, 144:10; range extender system, 144:10; real-time monitoring system, 144:10; solar-powered CREA 2000, 144:10; zero-emission craft/electric ferry, 144:10

alternator, high-output: backup for inverter, 25:30; cables/connections/DC systems, 20:50, 21:4, 39:56; selection/performance, 19:50, 19:55 sources, 19:50, 19:59

Alubat Shipyard (France): Cigale 18, 64:64

Aleutian Yachts: Dennis Alls design motoryacht Miss Lisa/Joe Artese interior design, 117:8

AlumaCraft: 69:52

Alumaprep: contaminant removal/painting aluminum, 37:36

Alumaweld Boats: builder profile/production methods/welded aluminum construction, 21:26, 26:20; models/product line, 21:26, 26:20; Offshore sportfishermen, 21:26, 26:20; outsourcing, 37:16; painting, 37:16, 37:36, 37:42

aluminum: alloys/development, 53:31; aluminum anodes vs. zinc/navalloy, 136:10, 138:18; casting, 42:46; custom NC cutting, 42:74; 5000-series, 53:31; deposition corrosion/dynamics/University of Milan Study, 130:66; exfoliation corrosion, 147:24; galvanic blistering/fittings for carbon fiber laminates, 57:30; galvanic blistering/honeycomb cores, 59:5; galvanic corrosion, 32:36, 32:39, 34:72, 53:31, 96:65, 105:96; galvanic corrosion/carbon fiber, 43:64, 45:54, 57:30, 59:5, 60:5; galvanic corrosion/engine beds, 46:16; galvanic corrosion/prevention/Tef-Gel paste between fasteners, 60:104; galvanic corrosion/tanks, 52:18, 130:66; Gesar of Ling expedition sailboat, 85:10; grades and tempers/selection, 147:24; honeycomb cores, 22:20, 45:54, 56:40, 59:5; laminating table, 39:30; NAB (nickel-aluminum-bronze) alloy/C95500, 54:18; Quintrex Boats/stretch-form process for shaping aluminum, 90:13; soundproofing, 5:42; structural characteristics, 147:24; tooling, 27:34; vs. welded aluminum, 72:22; yield and stress properties of, 72:22

Aluminum Boat Solutions Team: aluminum corrosion problems and Alcoa, 96:65

Aluminum Boats, Inc.: worker training, 13:54

aluminum construction: Alcan/defective aluminum plate, 129:40; AlumaCraft, 69:52; aluminum-fiberglass hybrids, 17:19, 54:112; Bestevaer aluminum cruising boats/K&M Yachtbuilders, 141:50; bilge pump float switches, 46:5; boat kits, 40:24, 42:74, 43:83, 63:145, 131:22; boatbuilding courses/South Seattle Community College, 113:10; bonding systems for, 33:28; CAD/CAM applications, 7:18; CAL/NCC applications, 38:14, 43:83, 69:52; Coast Guard ice rescue boat/Midwest Rescue Airboats, 121:78; commuter boat/Abely Wheeler, 91:20;  Danish sailboat, 90:13; Design and Construction of the USCG 47-ft. Self-Righting, Heavy-Weather Rescue Craft,” 117:44; DuraCraft, 69:52; failure in, 137:56, 139:5, 147:24; fast ferries, 43:36, 57:15; Ecotroll/kite-flying motor cruiser, 134:6; fatigue limits/steel vs. aluminum, 137:56, 139:5; fire/rescue boats, 2:12, 2:40; vs. fiberglass/composites/ strength, 4:22, 4:64; 17’ flats boat, 2:12; fracture mechanics/short cyle fatigue, 139:5; frames/framing systems/structure, 24:34, 24:39, 26:4, 36:22, 48:9, 50:5, 52:4; galvanic/stray-current corrosion, 32:36, 33:28, 52:18; “gentleman’s tugboat,” Benjamin Bates/Tim Graul, 110:68; glued together “workingman’s yacht”/catamaran/camper hybrid boat, 137:12, 139:5; history of, 53:31;  Homeland Security Response Boat, 87:4; hull-to-deck repair, 65:66; ice-navigation boat, 34:55; interlocked, 4:42; jon boats/efficiency, 16:4, 69:52; lofting/liability, 38:14; material-specific quality assurance/avoidance of common errors, 137:56; 147:24; megayacht/Royal Huisman, 45:47; Nauti-Cat 1 aluminum catamaran fishing boat, 101:92; noise/vibration control, 5:42, 21:26, 24:34, 45:47, 97:10; O-temper alloys, 137:56; painting, 21:26, 53:31; recycling programs, 54:43; riveted, 4:42, 53:31, 69:52; Reynolds Aluminum Company, 69:52, 129:40; Roamer motoryachts, 4:30; scantlings/framing systems, 24:34, 24:39, 26:4, 36:22; scantling technique/Strongall, 134:6; and scribing tools, 137:56; service catamaran/WindCat3/A.F. Theriault & Son Boatyard, 101:92; for singlehanded round-the-world race, 55:44; Subchapter T boats, 36:22; testing/Carderock, 42:39; tour boat/Recherches et Travaux Maritimes Construction, 86:14; unsinkable observation boats/Stabicraft, 139:18; vocational training programs, 20:21. See also computer software, lofting/parts generation; kits, boat (NC lofting/cutting); Metal Boat Society, The; metal construction; metal construction, CAL/CNN applications

aluminum construction, welded: boat kits, 40:24, 42:74, 43:83, 63:145; CAD/CAM technology, 58:66, 63:145; CAL/NCC (computer-assisted lofting/numerically controlled cutting) applications, 38:14, 38:38, 40:52, 42:74, 43:83, 58:66, 59:71; composite ocean yachts, 51:11; cracking, 137:56; custom megayachts/Palmer Johnson, 53:28; Defender-class RB-5/SAFE Boats International, 85:64; extrusions, 26:20; Falcon convex-curved plating, 24:39; fast ferries, 65:84; fuel/water tanks, 52:18, 54:5; gunwales/polishing, 37:16; high-speed landing craft/Bullnose, 57:15; history of, 53:31; Little Cloud, single radiused chine cutter, 102:14; lofting/liability, 38:14; market/mainstreaming, 21:26, 26:20; Navy MK V, 52:43; outsourcing, 37:16, 40:52; painting, 21:26, 37:16, 37:36, 37:42; paints/coatings, 52:54, 52:55, 53:31, 116:52; patrol craft, 85:64; plasma-arc cutting (PAC), 24:34, 42:74; press brake/bending, 37:16, 69:52, 137:56; production methods/Alumaweld, 26:20; pros and cons of kits, 63:145; quick-and-dirty boatbuilding contest, 68:11; scantlings/framing systems, 24:34, 24:39, 26:4, 48:9; scantlings/offshore racing yachts, 48:8, 48:9, 50:5; semi-custom modular boats, 58:66, 116:52; seminar/training, 43:17; technology/Crestliner, 4:42; transition/commercial to yacht market, 40:24, 40:36; Tri-Link aluminum decks, 70:21; white-water and river boats/Wooldridge Boats, Inc., 116:52; wood interior joinerwork/CAD/CAM, 40:52. See also metal construction; metal construction, CAL/CNN applications

aluminum-fiberglass hybrid construction: applications/construction, 17:19, 19:4

aluminum fireboats: MetalCraft Marine Group, 145:86

aluminum foil: as mold-release agent/one-offs, 10:42

aluminum-hull junk: Colin Mudie design, 76:10

aluminum masts: vs. carbon fiber masts, 47:44, 55:58, 57:7; vs. composite wing masts, 14:8, 55:44, 57:7; corrosion/quality control, 34:72; design/technology, 3:42, 55:58; loads/failure, 55:112, 57:7; painting, 55:58

aluminum powder: post-curing epoxy/print-through prevention, 34:18, 34:21

Alustar: aluminum magnesium alloy, 89:50, 141:50; Windrose, schooner, hull, 89:50; Athena schooner Yacht,  101:32

Alvarez, Mike: on gelcoat restoration, 15:44

Ambassador Marine Ltd.: SealMaster shaft seal, 29:14, 29:21

Amber Composites: Biotox flax fibers/alternative to glass fiber composites, 139:18

Amel, Henri: affordable fiberglass boats, 144:48; Maramu cruising sailboat/Jean-Jacques Carteau, 144:48; profile of yacht builder Chantiers Amel (France), 144:48; Super Mistral Sport design, 144:48; worldwide service centers, 144:48

American Arbitration Association: binding arbitration, 12:40

American Blimp Corporation: Lightships/airships, 58:13

American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC): AC & DC Electrical Systems on Boats amendment, 121:9; boating/boating-safety library, 38:51; EC (EU) certification standards Secretariat, 41:41, 41:42; Convenience Learning program, 69:184; continuing education classes/The Boat school (Eastport, ME), 137:12; crashworthiness/occupant protection study, 34:13; E-11 technical standard/recent revisions, 118:64; electrical certification program, 48:4, 54:32, 57:99, 57:100; Electrical Standard, E-11, 121:9; Equipment Leakage Circuit Interrupter (ELCI) assessment, 121:9; Fiberglass Certified Composites Technician certification, 85:10; “Find A Test Center” program, 85:10; information exchange, 33:88, 66:38; International Marine Standards Summit/hosting of, 104:96; marine systems certification program, 120:34; marine technician training/certification, 48:4, 57:98, 57:99, 57:100, 69:184; on NFPA fire-protection standard, 44:22; on-site workshops, 35:25; programs/efforts/membership, 4:10, 4:20, 36:48, 37:4, 48:4; 85:10; propeller nut installation protocol, 121:9; report T-24/owners’ manuals, 27:46, steering standards, 115:36; Technical Information Report T30, Electric Propulsion, 118:64; wiring standards/need for revision, 115:74. See also ABYC safety standards

American Boat Builders and Repairers Association (ABBRA): ABBRAGARD insurance program, 29:54; address, 4:20, 46:10; boatyard/marina operators’ manual, 42:16; composite construction workshops, 38:51; continuing education classes/The Boat School (Eastport, ME), 137:12; environmental workshops, 35:52; fire protection, 44:25; FRP certification program, 55:16; health/safety manuals, 4:10; in-house training/education programs, 36:74; mediation/arbitration (Dispute Response Committee), 12:40; programs/efforts/membership, 4:10, 42:16

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS): accekeratuibs/bottom slams calculations, 141:36; ABS Guide for Building and Classing High-Speed Craft, 53:4, 53:20, 54:62, 72:22, 106:4, 141:36; ABS Guide for Building and Classing High Speed Naval Craft (2007), 141:36; ABS Guide to Building and Classing Motor Pleasure Yachts, 64:52; ABS standards design software, 8:35, 55:5; classification/certification/aluminum construction, 24:34, 24:39, 48:8, 48:9, 50:5, 52:4; classification/high-speed craft, 39:80; classification/yachts and offshore raceboats, 39:80, 48:8, 48:9, 50:5, 52:30, 69:156, 96:72; classification notations, 39:86; Guide to Building and Classing Offshore Racing Yachts, 69:156, 79:48, 96:72, 106:4; implicit safety factors in scantling calculations, 72:22; railing height, 69:92; scantling rules/FRP composite construction, 36:22, 37:4, 38:4, 48:8, 53:20, 55:5; scantling rules/FRP cored panel construction, 51:26, 52:30, 53:4, 53:20, 55:5; scantling rules/metal construction, 36:22, 40:4, 48:9; scantling rules/offshore racing yachts, 60:66; scantling rules/SI units, 55:5; on standardized composites testing program, 34:48, 62:78

American Challenge Technology: fighter-jet style boat, 77:10

American Clamping Corporation: Bessey Auxiliary Angle Clamp, 24:62; Bessey ES Irregular Angle, 18:54; Bessey KP framing system, 5:58; Bessey three-way C-clamp, 24:62; Blovac 484, 8:54

American Colors: shrink-wrapping tips, 18:33

American Composite Manufacturers Association: continuing education classes/The Boat School (Eastport, ME), 137:12

American Custom Yachts: building over rigid steel jigs, 61:10; custom steel jig for extending hulls, 66:11; profile/sportfishermen, 54:18, 101:38

American Eagle Manufacturing: builder profile/welded aluminum construction, 21:26; Munson Manufacturing acquisition, 38:38, 43:83, 58:66

American Expedition Yachts: start-up, 106:92; target boats for U.S. Navy, 106:92. See also Bayview Edison Industries.

American Gator Tool: Push—pull Tapper, 84:18

American Identification Products: warning labels, 21:12

American International Industries, Inc.: Marine Shaver, 27:70; Power-Plus respirator, 16:52

American Marine Ltd. (Grand Banks): builder profile/mid-’70s financial crisis, 19:28, 19:32

American Marc: production recreational boats, 91:116; and Carl Moesly, 91:116

American Plywood Association (APA): industrial panel selection guide, 31:68; moisture threshold of wet-wood mechanical properties, 98:4

American Sail Advancement Program (ASAP): sailing industry revival, 30:48

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM): FRP laminates burn-out test, 125:62; parameters for fasteners/hex bolts, 118:52; recommended biodiesel blend amounts for engines, 116:28; stability standards/testing, 42:26, 54:98, 100:80; standardized testing of composites/metals, 4:22, 32:3, 34:42, 35:4, 48:16, 48:17; 100:80; wet-core problems study for structural cores, 96:16

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE): concrete-canoe contest, 31:68

American Society of Interior Designers: address, 7:5

Americans with Disabilities Act: impact on employers, 23:3, 23:13

American Tool Companies: Large-Jaw Vise-Grips, 35:58; Quick-Grip bar clamps, 1:68, 49:79; PowerPress pipe clamp, 49:79

American Trailer: custom tilt trailers, 135:58

American Water Ski Association (AWSA): boat-noise control/proactive approach, 43:75

American Waterways Operators (AWO): address, 4:20; programs/efforts/membership, 4:9

American Waterways Shipyard Conference (AWSC): efforts/membership, 4:9

American Welding Society (AWS): aluminum welding seminar, 43:17

America’s Cup contenders: aluminum construction/history, 53:31; composite one-offs/New Zealand, 55:58, 55:61; designs/CAD applications, 7:18; engineering/strength vs. speed, 35:3, 51:36, 53:50, 86:44; foiling cats, 145:4; Meter boats/Olin Stephens, 60:66, 86:44; model testing/performance prediction, 56:26, 60:66, 97:10; PACT 95/sailing education, 31:62; spar design/technology, 3:42; 12-Meters/Sparkman & Stephens, 59:44, 60:66

Ames, Jon: Design Challenge/WWBD 26 sharpie, 135:36. See also de Souza, Paulo Alves.

Amistad: near replica tops'l schooner, 64:11

AMJO: UV “A” curing system, 18:17

amphibious vehicles: DUKWs, 56:10, 57:13 ; Neoteric Hovercraft, 66:11

Amphistar U.S.A. Ltd.: Xtreme Xplorer, 57:15

Ample Power Company/Technology: DC systems, 19:50, 19:55, 22:4; Eliminator series regulator, 20:50, 39:56; stepped voltage regulators, 20:50, 39:56

A.M. Services: Cushman 20 sportfisherman/welded aluminum construction, 21:26

Anacostia Marina: closing of, 68:11

anaerobic adhesives: description/applications, 41:44

Anaglyph Ltd.: PlyMatch computer-aided lay-up software in realtime, 124:12; 127:8

Anchorage, The: builder profile/Dyer 29, 28:72

Anchorage Marina: pearl finish, 20:56

Anchorage Marine Service, Inc.: services/facilities, 23:50

anchor cable. See cable, anchor

anchor light: MkIII FirstStar, 87:80; MultiStar tri-color, 87:80

Anchor Reinforcements Inc.: Ancaref reinforcement fabrics, 1:68

anchor rode: bungee/Hazelett Corp./hurricane preparedness, 30:8, 64:36, 113:4; bungee/Seaflex elastomeric rope, 53:64; cleat horns and chafing, 93:76; working load limits for, 93:76

anchors: stowage systems, 22:28, 22:29; 93:76

anchors, mooring: design/installation/performance (hurricanes), 30:8, 38:4; Dor-Mor, 30:8; Helix/helical, 30:8, 38:4, 53:64; load estimations, 64:36, 93:76; sources, 30:16

anchors, storm: aftermarket niche, 14:26, 14:32

anchors, types and weights, 93:76; load limits, 93:76

ancillary equipment. See components/ancillary equipment/accessories

Ancor Marine: Prova model CM-01 multimeter, 50:73

Anderosov, Steve, author: “One Man’s Modification to the Manufacturer’s Suggested Repair,” 103:26

Anderson, Art, Associates: Stolkraft hullform, 49:42

Anderson, Dick: naval architect, 62:63

Anderson, John: designer/motoryacht, 57:15

Andersons, The: Grit-O’Cobs, 36:78

Andoe, Graham: copper/nickel sheathing, 7:42, 9:5; on spraying epoxy, 43:5;

Andrews, Phil, co-developer of The Clam, folding-rigid inflatable boat (FRIB): 71:6

angle, irregular: Bessey ES, 18:54

Anmarkrud, Thomas: on repairing single-skin laminates, 68:5

Anspach, Ken: on photo-curing resins, 18:8

Anstey Yachts: racing sloop, 2:12

Ansul Fire Protection: Halon replacement inergen, 21:12

antennas, radio: lightning protection systems, 43:64

Anthony, James, Powerboat Company: 21’ runabout, 3:11

anti-Coanda effect system, 91:10. See also Hanes, H.W.

antifouling coatings, environmentally friendly: Epaint, 105:105; Max-Pro-Coat (vinyl ester), 19:59; water-based/performance/Rule 1106.1 amendment, 60:11

antifouling coatings/cleaners, biodegradable: Boatyard Boss, 29:58; Omni-Gel, 10:52; Zebra products, 8:54

antifouling paints/coatings: roughness patterns/drag reduction, 59:5

antifouling paints/coatings, ablative: applications, 31:10; Awlgrip AwlStar, 31:10; Interlux Micron CSC, 31:10, 47:66; monitoring system, 31:10

antifouling paints/coatings, copper-based (non-tributyltin): Copper Coat, 1:68; Crystic CopperClad (Ferro), 2:12, 7:42, 7:48, 17:58; Copperlok, 8:4; Epco-Teck 2000, 9:56; moisture meter readings, 60:48;  Pettit Paint ACP-50 (ablative), 16:52; POX-E-COP, 7:42, 7:48; removal, 7:8; resistance to water permeation, 15:13

antifouling paints/coatings, graphite-filled: and moisture meter readings, 60:48

antifouling paints/coatings, removal/disposal: environmental regulations/compliance, 31:10, 31:16, 31:18, 33:75, 34:59; water-based chemical strippers, 18:54, 31:10, 33:75. See also boatyard waste disposal/reduction/compliance; paint removal

antifouling paints/coatings, tributyltin-based: disposal, 31:10; restriction/replacement of, 7:8, 7:42, 31:10, 105:106

antifouling system, electronic: Barnaclean, 46:50

antifreeze-delivery method, 131:54

anti-noise systems: electronic/MTU, 46:50. See also noise/vibration control

anti-pitch and roll: Puget Sound pilot boats, 67:90

anti-sabotage lacquer: Organic Products/torque seal, 113:10

anti-seize lubricants/compounds: Bostik Never-Seez, 1:68; graphite, 38:20, 39:4; for keel fasteners/galling/corrosion, 38:20, 39:4; nickel-based, 38:20; and motor mount threads/propeller nuts, 124:6, 126:6; thread-locking compounds, 126:6

Antonisa (sloop):  51:36, 51:52, 63:70, 70:58; Crest foam cushions, 82:8

Antrim, Jim, author: “A New Open 50,” 65:24; “The Trickledown Theory,” 76:73

Antrim, Jim: designer of Open 50, 65:24; Duffy Voyager, 61:52; electric speedboat design, 50:11; profile of, 76:60; swing-wing multihull, 76:60

Antrim 30: whipstaff tiller, 76:60

APA-The Engineered Wood Association: custom industrial plywood/information, 42:5

appliances, electrical. See electrical appliances

appliances, fuel-burning. See heaters, cabin; stove, galley

Applied Electronic Controls Corp.: Auto-Sync engine synchronizer, 2:70

Applied Marine Technologies (AMT): EFI (electronic fuel injection) training, 27:61

Applied Poleramic: HT-1 SC high-temp epoxy resin, 59:76

appraiser, profession of: damage claims, 44:72, 50:80; qualifications/ethics/conflicts of interest, 59:89; 85:30

apprenticeships. See boatbuilding apprenticeship programs; training, of employees; training, vocational

Apricot (60' trimaran): 63:86

Aquachelle International: ceramic gel barrier coat, 17:11, 17:17

Aquadrive Systems, Inc.: anti-vibration system/isolators, 35:4, 38:55; Constant Velocity Torsional damping unit, 38:55; Fluidlastic engine mounts, 38:55

Aqua Mania G3, turbine-powered speedboat/Mystic Powerboats, 119:6

Aquasport: and Walt Walters, 132:36; 17’ center-console, 3:27

Aqua Quorum (monohull): 62:46

aramid honeycomb: Nomex, 22:20, 32:21, 39:30, 45:54, 45:62, 56:40, 56:61, 65:120, 72:38, 91:154, 133:96; Nomex Decore, 51:114, 52:4, 111:82, 115:162. See also honeycomb cores

aramid reinforcing fibers. See Kevlar

arbitration: binding, 12:40, 12:47; resolving builder-owner conflicts, 12:40, 37:60. See also negotiation

Arcadia, Alden 44: installation of WhisperGen generator/Burr Brothers Boats, Inc., 115:136

Archer, Suart (designer): passagemaker for American Expedition Yachts, 106:92; Northwest 42 Fast Trawler, 106:92

Ardic: cabin heaters/carbon monoxide protection, 45:32

Ardox Corporation: Scot vacuum breaker, 43:44

Arenberg, Jason A.: on engine accessibility, 107:4

Arevalos, Jeffrey: on honoring those who build and repair boats, 83:4

Arey’s Pond Boat Yard: Beetle Cat look-alike, 23:41; electric catboat, 137:6

Aristech Chemical Corp.: Acrysteel M acrylic sheeting, 11:20; Altair Plus, 11:20; thermoplastic construction, 10:34, 11:20

Ariston Technologies: optimization of laminates/Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats, 133:46, 60

Arjay Industries: environmental compliance/VOC emissions reduction, 20:40, 21:18, 24:4; FRP waste-reduction program, 55:26, 55:27; laminating for Island Packet Yachts, 11:34; compliance (emissions), 11:34; SOFA (solvent-free pressure-fed resin roller), 16:52, 21:18

Arkansas Traveler Boats: and Jack Riggleman, 128:8

Arm & Hammer: Armex baking-soda blasting media, 7:13, 12:60, 16:42, 31:10, 47:66

Armbruster Products: Blue Blower, 6:52

Armorcote IMC (In-Mold Coating): applications/performance/spraying technique, 1:68, 13:70

Armor Systems, Inc.: bookkeeping/payroll systems, 27:70; Excalibur accounting software, 18:54

Armstrong, James F.: on OEM mergers, 1:5

Arneson, Howard: "Skater" offshore racing boat, 64:11

Aronie Concepts, Inc.: Drill-Mate caulking gun, 13:70

Aronow, Don: Donzi models, 3:27, 132:36; Formula 233, 3:27, 132:36

Around Alone Race (formerly BOC Challenge): 1998–99/contenders, 50:11, 55:44, 60:96; shore team experience, 65:120

Artese, Joe: see also interior designers, independent.

Artisan Boatworks: Watch Hill 15 daysailer with pod drive auxiliary power, 137:6

Artisans School/College, The: vocational training program, 20:26

ASAP (American Sail Advancement Program): expanding sailboat market, 6:20; on lead tax, 30:54; sailing industry revival, 30:48

asbestos: exposure/law, 35:52

Ashcroft System, 51:3. See also cold-molded construction.

Ashland Chemical Company: AME 4000 mold-release, 13:11; AME 4000 photo-initiated resin system, 18:8, 18:17; AME 5000 low-VOC resin, 21:60; ENVIREZ, bio-based resin/Campion Boats, 116:10, 143:52; FRP Supply health/safety/environmental manual, 20:8; greener polyester and epoxy formula developments, 125:8; Parabeam bidirectional woven fiberglass fabric, 19:59; Pliogrip 7700 structural adhesives, 29:8, 30:60; Rule 1162 development, 26:34

Ashland Specialty Chemical Company (Dublin, OH): co-sponsor of Solar Splash competition, 97:10

Associated Chemists Inc.: Templex 853-NB Resin Cleaner, 33:20

Astratec: battery capacity tester, 39:98; high-load battery testers, 39:98

ATC Chemical Co.: Baltek-Bond, 33:46; Core-Bond, 33:46; Core-Cell SAN foam core, 35:58, 45:86, 51:6, 51:22, 52:30, 53:4; Core-Cell Bead & Cove Planking System, 35:58; Poly-Bond, 42:5; putties/hot weather, 33:46

Athena: A Classic Schooner of Modern Times (book), 101:32

Atkins, David, designer of recreational hovercraft: 66:11. See also amphibious vehicles, hovercraft.

Atkins, Fred: on surveyors and boatyards, conflict of interest, 70:5

Atkinson, Tim: on epoxy air inhibition/secondary bonding, 20:4

Atlantic Veneer Corporation: marine-grade/custom-fabricated panels, 16:21

Atomic Four gasoline engine: replacement for, 2:70

Attwood Corp.: Ballistic high-performance propellers, 48:86; in-line fuel-surge protector, 44:54; Turbo 3000/4000 bilge blowers, 31:68

Aukerman & Associates: moisture meters, 19:8

Austal USA: Austal Ships (Australia) and Bender Shipbuilding & Repair (Alabama), 90:13; Australia: 49er racing skiff, 49:74, 51:6; jetsprint boats, 57:15; model basin/tank-testing, 54:43; Stolkraft hullform, 49:42. See also Duckworth, Arnie; Tasmania

Australian Maritime College: model basin/tank-testing, 54:43

AutoCAD: AutoCAD 2000, 69:52; for boottop pattern, 45:86; compatibility with SolidWorks, 66:90; for control station design, 48:66; data-exchange file (lofting/NC cutting), 24:26, 66:90; inventory applications, 28:32; lofting/parts generation software, 7:18, 38:47, 63:106; Mechanical Desktop, 66:90; ShipConstructor 108/3D product-modeling/production-planning software, 110:12; users’ group, 52:12

autoclaves. See ovens/autoclaves

AutoDesk: AutoCAD, 52:12. 61:102, 66:90

Auto-docking system: at NQEA, 63:106

AutoHydro: hydrostatics software, 17:58

AutoKon: lofting/parts generation software, 7:18, 17:58

Automark Marking Systems: reverse-label maker/affixing HINs, 60:5

Automatic Equipment Mfg. Co.: PowerMover 7000 motorized dolly, 15:70

automotive industry products/equipment, marine industry applications/cross-over: acrylic urethane paint (Deltron), 19:12; Chris-Craft wooden boats, 115:142; at Harmony Yachts/Poncin Yacht Group, 115:142;  FRP construction/Glasspar, 41:58, 60:116, 60:120; FRP recycling programs/U.S. and Europe, 60:82; polyurethane gelcoat, 43:5; RIM (reaction injection molding), 38:55; 3-D CAD models, 38:38

Autonnic Research Ltd.: Link Instruments, 21:60

autopilot: installation/Hunter Marine, 53:50; remote-controlled trimaran/circumnavigation, 54:18, 55:16; systems technician training/certification, 57:99

Autoplate: lofting/parts generation software, 17:58

Autopower for Windows: hull design software, 36:78; propulsion-analysis software, 36:78

Autoship Systems Corp.: Autopower for Windows hull design software, 36:78; Autopower for Windows propulsion-analysis software, 36:78; AutoShip design software, 8:35, 17:58, 63:106

Auto-Sync: engine synchronizer, 2:70

AutoYacht: design software, 8:35, 17:58

Avonite: countertop sheet material, 7:68; formstone Lite Preform panels, 34:28, 34:32

Avard Fuller, designer: yacht Jim Hawkins, 81:52

AvScope: illuminating periscope, 24:62

Awesome Yachts: power multihull/circumnavigation, 50:11

Awlbrite Quik-Fil: wood sealer, 98:12

AwlCoat TPC: spray-on lift-off protection film, 104:12

Awlgrip: applications, 60:27, 63:106; Awlfair, sandable epoxy, 126:18; AwlStar ablative bottom paint, 31:10; for gelcoat restoration, 15:44; for print-through prevention (SCRIMP), 31:42; on Rybovich sportfishermen, 25:42; spraying tips, 19:12, 19:20; use on Waterline Yachts steel hulls, 83:72. See also linear polyurethane (LP) paints

Axel Plastics Research: internal mold-release agents, 13:11

Axson Technologies: extrudable paste and sprayable silicone/rotary-head air gun, 128:8. See also Hexel Corp.

Azimut-Bennetti Yard (Italy), 108:62

Azko Chemicals: Trigonox 239A catalyst, 44:30

Aztec Inc.: Z-pinning reinforcement for mechanical fasteners, 92:6