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Powerboat.World North America Features

Caped Crusaders
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
By Composites Constructions, whose background is brilliantly prepared boats. By Composites Constructions. Their background is boats, whether they are super-fast ski boats, or brilliantly prepared ocean racing yachts that have collected their share of silverware.
Posted on 4 Aug
Brute force over ignorance
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Way back in 1860 or so, Froude penned a displacement hull speed formula... In the boating world, way back in 1860 or so, William Froude came up with the displacement hull speed formula; knots = 1.34 times the square root of the LWL in feet. What was probably more telling though, was the displacement to length ratio.
Posted on 22 Jul
Just plain cool (So too's this one, and also that)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Seeing the mould for the Cape50 being constructed I was pretty impressed When I saw the mould for the Cape50 being constructed I was pretty impressed. A lot of nice thinking, and a bunch of even better curves went into her creation.
Posted on 8 Jul
The rice paddies of Bali
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
It's a bit like school right now. Have to ask for this. Need permission for that. It's a bit like school right now. Have to ask for this. Need permission for that. Put in your place, regularly. Ho hum…
Posted on 24 Jun
It ain't necessarily so
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Was a time when you had to be really big, or or just plain slow to have one Bulbous bows: There was a time when you either had to be really big, or or just plain slow to have one. Perhaps even with one foot planted firmly in both camps.
Posted on 10 Jun
Zen and wellness centre
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Both the words and sensations that prevailed on Palm Beach's GT60 Unequivocally, these were both the words and sensations that prevailed as I first stepped onto, and then into, Hull #2 of the Palm Beach's GT60 series.
Posted on 27 May
In conversation with Jelte Liebrand
by Mark Jardine
The tech-savvy navigation entrepreneur savvy navvy is the boating app that puts all your essential marine information in one place: tidal graphs, weather forecasts, automatically updated chart data, routing, GPS tracking, marina information and more. We spoke to founder Jelte Liebrand...
Posted on 6 May
How terribly fitting - ISOLAtion
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
And such good use of time, too! As a word, ISOLA could mean a lot of things And such good use of time, too! Now as a word, ISOLA could mean a lot of things. Obviously there's ‘island' in Italian, and it's also a girl's name as well, which are all very fitting when it comes to boats...
Posted on 5 May
Going LARGE
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
One thing the magnificent Lady Moura did was instantly become a seminal vessel I remember seeing her in Palma in 1990, the year she was commissioned. Her owner did not have an official role within the Saudi Government at the time he built lady Moura, but did have serious connections to the Saudi Finance Ministry.
Posted on 21 Apr
It's called physics
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
Technology is fantastic stuff, but if you don't know what it's doing, what does it mean Traction control. Ground effects. It's all fantastic stuff, but ultimately, if you don't know what it's doing, really, does it mean anything? You have to originally know what the whole thing is about.
Posted on 24 Mar
Propeller (Heads)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
The newsletter is now a fortnightly affair, which is entirely thanks to you This newsletter is now a fortnightly affair, which is entirely thanks to you. The Powerboat.World team is very appreciative of your increased patronage. As our tagline says, we bring you 'The latest and best in the world of leisure power boating'.
Posted on 10 Mar
Form follows function - Or does it?
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
It is one of the cornerstones of design philosophy It is one of the cornerstones of design philosophy. As too is blue and green should never be seen, without another colour in between. However, in modern times, the latter one has been totally shattered...
Posted on 19 Feb
One end to the other...
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com
I got a sneak peak at the SV Delos Arctic trailer a while back, and swore to complete secrecy... Confession. I got a sneak peak at the SV Delos Arctic trailer a while back, and swore to complete secrecy, or face the long walk off a short pier...
Posted on 20 Dec 2020
A curious thing, that...
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat.World
The Beach Club. Found in everything from 650 feet down to just fifty feet The Beach Club. Found in everything from 650 feet down to just fifty feet, and the term itself is about as synonymous as Liquid Paper was to the correction fluid market, if you're old enough to remember that era.
Posted on 16 Dec 2020
Family time
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Definitely the message of 2020. Boats are a fave item in the brave new world... Well it definitely is the message of 2020. No matter whether you're talking new or used, boats certainly have been a fave item in the brave new world.
Posted on 25 Nov 2020
The way forward
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
From 15m to 150m the word impact is well and truly part of the new vocabulary From 15m to 150m the word impact is well and truly part of the new vocabulary. Oceanco have just had their first NXT seminar, and then in the shorter LOA bracket, we have seen a lot of solar and hybrid action too.
Posted on 23 Oct 2020
What to do?
by John Curnow. Editor, Sail-World AUS
There wasn't really a question in it; this person is very industrious To be honest, it is not really a question you have to ask of the subject of today's Editorial. She's a ball of energy with a fantastic work ethic, an enduring smile, and a certain tenacity that reminds you of the claws below a wedge-tailed eagle.
Posted on 18 Oct 2020
Nirvana. Utopia. Atlantis.
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Three vessels really made an impression this month, and all were very different yet compelling... Three vessels really made an impression this month. All very different, but each one offered all the necessary peaceful, tranquil, magical, inspiring, beautiful, mythical, and legendary qualities to bring about the heading you see here.
Posted on 9 Sep 2020
Brewing (and it is not your coffee…)
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
Out in the Pacific, time can get a little rubbery, making it a holiday destination par excellence Out in the Pacific, time can get a little rubbery. It is why it is a holiday destination par excellence. OK, blue waters, sandy beaches, palm trees, fish, gentle breezes and other things add into it, but back in the real world it is tick-tock.
Posted on 17 Aug 2020
The light switch
by John Curnow, Global Editor, Powerboat-World.com
In the last four to six weeks, many dealers have reported good to phenomenal brokerage sales Essentially, in the last four to six weeks, many dealers have reported good to phenomenal brokerage sales. It seems to be right across the board.
Posted on 10 Jul 2020
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