ProBoat Readers Theatre Incident At Half-Way Harbor
This year's offering begins, ?Imagine if you will, a time, a place, where men gathered together to lay glass cloth in a mold, slather it with resin, and – the greatest surprise of all – they actually made a living doing it. This noble band of brothers...
Huckins Yachts New Sportfisherman
Cindy Purcell of Huckins Yacht Corporation joins us to talk about the company's new 45' sportfisherman, currently under construction in Jacksonville, Florida. Purcell has been personally involved in all aspects of the design process and will remain...
Surveying the America's Cup and Other Outlandish Tales
Surveying the America's Cup and Other Outlandish Tales One of the questions coming out of San Francisco Bay this year is, ?What's going to happen to those $16 million boats after it's all over?? And that got us wondering: What will happen? Will some...
Alternative Power for Marine Applications
In this week's ProBoat Radio WEST show, your host Ann Avary interviews John Webber from Outback Power. Based in Arlington, Washington, this company offers a line of marine-application mobile Inverters that are renowned for leading-edge reliability and...
Carbon Fiber Marine Applications
Zoltek's VP of Engineering & Technology Bill Regan joins us to discuss some of the carbon-fiber products that his company will be showcasing at IBEX 2013 in Louisville. Based in St. Louis, the company has received accolades for its low-cost carbon...
Risk Managment: The Good Company Defense
What are the most proactive risk-management steps that boatbuilders and marine OEMs should take prior to litigation? How can you reduce the risk of an adverse outcome at trial? In this conversation with attorney Pat Fowler (Snell & Wilmer), we'll find...
Surveyors Roundtable: Sailing Rigs
At IBEX 2013, Jonathan Klopman will present a seminar on sailing rig surveying and common failures. In this episode of ProBoat Radio, our surveyors share their insights and aggravations about what can go wrong with masts and spars, and what surveyors...
Composite Life Cycle Issues
Composite life-cycle issues are taking center stage as research and development activities are on the rise, developing second life uses for composite waste material and functionally obsolete composite parts. As technology allows for the successful...
John McKnight on EPA Diurnal Emissions Regulations
NMMA's John McKnight joins us with a status report on the U.S. E.P.A.'s "Control of Evaporative Emissions from Non Road Spark-Ignition Engines and Equipment" regulations, which include a final-phase compliance date of JULY 31, 2013. If you are a...
Cores and More
Garry Jolliffe (Gurit) was the guest for Show 201. We had expected Richard Downs-Honey to join us but he called in sick, so we'll catch up with him at a later date. Still we covered the three IBEX seminars they will be participating in this year....
Marine Five-Star Dealership Certification - Jul 09,2013
Larry Russo, Sr., joins us this week to discuss the Grow Boating Marine Five Star Dealership Certification initiative. Russo's company, Russo Marine (Medford, Massachusetts), is regularly listed as one of the country's Top 10 dealerships, and the...
Surveying Multihulls - Jul 02,2013
Our Surveyors Roundtable welcomes John Marples and Trimaran Jim Brown to discuss the peculiarities of the mulithull survey. Multihull pioneer John Marples has been a professional marine surveyor since 1970. He is also the author of numerous magazine...
Silicone Antifoulants and Releases - Jun 25,2013
For this month's ProBoat Radio WEST show, your host Ann Avary learns about silicone compounds now available in the marine market as foul release coatings. Ann interviews Brian Burkitt and Stephen Bohn from NuSil Silicone Technology, starting with a...
Social Networking at IBEX 2013 - Jun 18,2013
Josh Chiles joins us to talk about social networking before, during, and at IBEX 2013, with tips that will pay off for anyone who is making a presentation before a group and wants to maximize participation. What are the best ways to encourage people...
Lightning Protection - Jun 11,2013
At IBEX 2012, Jim Coté (Coté Marine LLC, Coral Springs, Florida) will be sharing the latest information on lightning protection, including new thinking about placement of system grounding points, and he'll give you a fresh look at early streamer...
Surveyors Rountable: Metal Boats - Jun 04,2013
Jack Allinson and Dylan Bailey join us with a preview of their IBEX 2013 seminar on surveying metal boats with NDT. Join us to learn how these instruments work and find out differences between a spot radiometer, a thermal imager, and a radiometric...
The Landing School and the Flyfisher 22 - May 28,2013
At IBEX 2013, the Landing School will offer a free presentation on "The Evolution, Design, and Build of the Flyfisher 22," a cold-molded center-console boat built at the school. With input from the head product developer and head marketing staff at...
SNAME (Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers) - May 21,2013
SNAME members have published literally millions of pages of original research defining the state of the art and best practices in naval architecture and marine engineering. These same members have also overseen the building of countless marine craft...
Talent - May 14,2013
Rich Difede (Gold Coast Yachts) says, "Talent is critical… so what do we do to manage its development ?" Rich joins PBRadio hosts Barbara Jean Walsh and Ann Avary in discussing talent from a variety of viewpoints: mental, physical, emotional,...
Surveyors Roundtable: Meters - May 07,2013
Surveyors and Multimeters, Ammeters, and Other Diagnostic Tools: Dwight Escalera joins the surveyors to preview his IBEX 2003 seminar for surveyors, boat inspectors, and marine electric technicians. When it comes to identifying and interpreting...
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