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The author's two boats


Two boats, two stories and a single common denominator in the journey of a lover of boats: the talented builder and designer who tied everything together.


Sailboat Reviews

Arcona 435Z

The Promises and Pitfalls of an All-Electric Yacht

The Swedish-built Arcona 435Z – with its lithium-ion batteries, Solbian solar panels and new Oceanvolt ServoProp drive leg- is the first all-electric cruising boat we’ve ever reviewed. How does it measure up?

Catamaran 15

Excess 15 Boat Review

Outfitted with a powered-up sail plan, the Excess 15′s amenities and performance prove you just can’t have too much of a good thing.