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Charting a New Course

Marine manufacturers make headway on the heels of a sluggish economy. The 2007-2009 recession, dubbed the Great Recession, caused major hardships for numerous businesses and industries. Many companies within...

A Military Vessel for All Missions

Designs for military vessels need to be right the first time. UK-based multi-purpose composites marine craft manufacturer, CTruk, developed a vessel to fulfill numerous roles. CTruk’s Military and Security...

Composites Set Sail

A race around the world and a race against time inspired 20 skippers to embark on a chance at the ultimate title. The Vendée Globe is the only single-handed, non-stop, round-the-world yacht race and is...

Composite Materials Help Break Sailing Record

It was a race against time as renowned Italian sailor Giovanni Soldini and his crew set a new record for sailing the historic “Golden Route” from New York to San Francisco via Cape Horn.  The 13,225 mile...

Composites Take Center Stage at IBEX

If you are a boat-builder or a company that does business in the marine industry, IBEX was the place to be last fall. The International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) was held in Louisville,...