Recently my friend Peter Foerthmann, the owner of Windpilot, the world´s most successful windvane manufacturer, and we can say the authority when talking about windvane self steering under sail, was kind enough to present his view on my life´s trajectory and my connection to the sea and sailing world. We developed a friendship over many … More A portrait by a friend
The Pop Alu 28 design got a hard dodger as option now! It is unusual to fit a hard dodger on a boat of this size, but one of our customers requested a custom design for one. At first I was thinking that achieving some sort of pleasurable to look at result would be next … More Pop Alu 28 Hard Dodger
We have received (in fact a while ago, but no time to update the blog) photos from our clients in Australia. The first is building a Multichine 41 SK, with a hadr dodger option, in NSW. Their hull is well advanced, and they should finish the hull plate seams and turn the boat pretty soon. … More Two kits being assembled in Australia with impressive speed!
It is nice to see how fast our customer is progressing with his Kiribati 36, which he started recently in Victoria, Australia. He received the complete kit from Plate Alloy Australia and it did not take him long to get all structural sections together, and in no time they were standing in his building jig, … More A Kiribati 36 in Australia
One of our customers just received his newly cut kit for a Multichine 41 SK design, which we personalized for him with a hard dodger and some changes to the cockpit layout. This is the second kit delivered recently in Australia by Plate Alloy Australia, a very well known kit supplier, aluminum fabricator, boat designing … More Multichine 41 Sk with hard dodger
We are currently working to complete the kit for one of our stock models, the Multichine 36SK. This was in fact the base design used to develop the Kiribati 36 design, one of our most popular kits. But so far we had not made a complete CNC kit for it. The images show a slightly … More New Kit soon available
One of our customers had ordered a Pop Alu 32 set of plans. He then decided that he wanted a bigger yacht, and we agreed to create for him a custom design incorporating what he envisioned as the perfect yacht. He wanted a modern looking and performance orientated, but strongly built, aluminum boat. The resulting … More 38 ft custom design for performance aluminum cruising sailboat