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September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 A Brief History of Sailing Multihulls - Part 1 News Francois Chevalier 1 History and evolution of multihulls, from the ancient Polynesians to modern beach cats
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 A Message from The President of ABYC News John Adey 2 Attracting new and younger people to boating and the boating industry
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 You're never to young for ABYC standards General Angel Zeno 2 5 Year old uses(?) ABYC Standards
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 ABYC Wins Innovation Award at IBEX 2013 News   3 ABYC wins Innovation award for the creating a boating safety app for the iPhone
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 Self Righting Craft News K.C. Thatcher 12 A comprehensive review of the history and practical principles for designing and building self-righting powerboats
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 On the Drawing Board-12 Meter Outboard Power Cat General Corentin Bigot 22 Outboard Power cat ideal for weekend sailing in comfort for a family and friends
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 ORCA 3D User Tip Technical Bruce Hayes 25 Docking Orca3d toolbars with Rhino 5 tools
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 Westlawn Drives Down Costs! News Dave Gerr 26 Cost savings for students: Big ABYC member discounts on tuition, Free AutoCAD, and deep software discounts
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 ABYC Tech Notes-Thermal Appliances General Matthew Weinold 27 Proper installation principles for thermal appliances, using LPG, aboard boats
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 Richard "Dick" Newick Memoriam General Westlawn 28 Richard Newick one of the most influential multihull designer of the twentieth century
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 Who will be the September 2013 Know it All Winner   Dave Gerr 29 There are nine standard of common methods of planking wooden boat hulls. Can you name and describe all?
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 Know it all contest solution to the June 2013 Question   Dave Gerr 30 Explanation of the phenomena causing a localized discoloration and degradation of bottom paint
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 News & Views   NMMA, US Coast Guard 31 Recreational boating a $121 billion economic driver for the U.S.; Recreational boating industry conducing new Dept. of Energy funded research on alternative bio fuels; Coast Guard rescues 2 men after sailboat capsize in Lake Superior
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 Essential Continuing Education General Westlawn 33 Westlawn and ABYC Continuing education courses available.
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 ABYC Class Schedule General Westlawn 34 ABYC Class Schedule
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 ABYC Webinars General Westlawn 35 Class for ABYC webinars
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 RINA News Westlawn 35 RINA 2013 event programs
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 See and Hear Dave Gerr's Interview with Mad Mariner General Westlawn 36 Westlawn history, operation and alumni successes
September 2013 Vol 7, Issue 3 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 36 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Woods Scholarship Extended News Dave Gerr 1 Westlawn Receives an additional fourth-year donation from Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation to support the Wood Scholarship
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Tide Turning for US Boating Industry News   2 Recreational boating industry reports 10% increase in new powerboat sales in 2012
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 A Message for the President of ABYC General John Adey 3 USCG Office of boating Safety released its latest edition of boating statistics
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Westlawn Drives Down Costs!   Dave Gerr 5 Cost savings for students: Big ABYC member discounts on tuition, Free AutoCAD, and deep software discounts
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 On the Drawing Board Technical Laurie McGowan 6 Hercules-an able micro-cruiser
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Keep It Simple Technical Chuck Neville 9 The importance of simple easy-to-understand systems
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Water Heater Operation and Installation Details Technical Steve D'Antonio 10 Considerations in installing a fresh-water heater for safe reliable operation
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 ORCA 3D User Tip - Creating Foreshortened Views Technical Bruce Hayes 14 How to create and use foreshortened views to help visualize and fair hull lines
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Standards and Common Sense in Design Technical Ed Sherman 16 Using ABYC standards in design and construction along with simple common sense
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Old Man Bowen's Soap Dispenser Disaster News Dave Martin 17 Learning about the importance of honesty in drafting
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Know it All Contest Solution to March 2012 question. On the power required to hoist a lifting keel Technical Dave Gerr 18 What would the tension in the hoist line be
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Who will be the June 2013 Know it all Winner Technical Dave Gerr 19 What phenomena is causing a localized discoloration and degradation of bottom paint
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 News & Views News IBEX, Boating News, New York Times 20 New IBEX Schedule; America's Cup disaster; America's Cup update; E15 bill in Congress
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Westlawn Alumnus Ivan Erdevicki Superyacht design winner News International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2013 22 Westlawn grad Ivan Erdevicki winds the Yacht & Aviation Awards 2013
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Essential Continuing Education General Westlawn 23 Westlawn and ABYC Continuing education courses available.
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 ABYC Class schedule General Westlawn 24 Advance you career ABYC Classes
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 ABYC Webinars General Westlawn 25 Class Calendar on the ABYC Website for Webinars
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 RINA News Westlawn 25 RINA 2013 event programs
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Masthead Archives News Westlawn 26 Read Masthead archived issues
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 IBEX News Westlawn 26 IBEX Dates 9/17/13 to 9/19/13
June 2013 Vol 7, Issue 2 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 28 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 The First Powerboats News Gerr, Dave 1 What you know about the development of the first steamboats is most likely all wrong.
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 The First Powerboats News Gerr, Dave 1 What you know about the development of the first steamboats is most likely all wrong.
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 A Message for the President of ABYC General Adey, John 2 How an 8th-grade science project explains boat corrosion.
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 Westlawn Drives Down Costs!     3 Cost savings for students: Big ABYC member discounts on tuition, Free AutoCAD, and deep software discounts
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 On The Drawing Board Design Persak & Wurmfeld 9 44m performance schooners, the next generation
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 Westlawn Profiles Krisha Naroski Plauche of Onboard Interiors Design Westlawn 11 Westlawn graduate operates Onboard Interiors, a full-service interior-design firm.
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 MV Lyubov Orlova Historical Bryant, Denis 12 Ship Luybov Orlova, scheduled for salvage, is now drifting lost at sea, a new Flying Dutchman
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 Orca 3D User Tip General Westlawn 14 Designing a hull with a bow cone
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 ABYC Tech Notes News Brian Goodwin 17 ABYC S-30 and the effects of heavier outboard engines
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 Know it All Contest Solution to December 2012 question. On Hooked and Cooked Weight and CG location Technical Gerr, Dave 18 How to determine the weight and center of gravity of an existing boat by taking weight/scale measurements at defined points.
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 Who will be the March 2013 Know it all Winner Technical Gerr, Dave 20 Determining the size of a lifting keel hoist cable and the power required
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 See & Hear Dave Gerr's Interview with Mad Mariner Magazine News Gerr, Dave 21 Westlawn history, operation and alumni successes
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 Navigator Sea Trials, May day 1940 Historical, Technical Martin, David 22 Sea trials conducted in the old days off the New Jersey shore.
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 News & Views News, Technical Westlawn 24 Yacht builders face redesign issues due to measure requiring large vessels to catalyze their engines; E15 could be headed to Supreme Court.
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 25 Metal Corrosion in Boats. Fiberglass Boatbuilding. ABYC 2013 schedule
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 Class Notes Education ABYC 26 ABYC Class Schedule
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 ABYC Webinars Education ABYC 27 ABYC Webinars, sign up for one.
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 RINA Events Education Westlawn 27 Seminars and events
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 Masthead Archive General Westlawn 28 Masthead archive
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 New! Online Searchable Combined Index of The Masthead News Westlawn 28 Searchable online index for all issues of The Masthead
March 2013 Vol.7, Issue 1 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 28 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Classic Dutch Yachts & The Real James Bond Historical Gerr, Dave 1 The adventurers of Merlin Minshall, the real James Bond(?) and classic Dutch yachts, the first true yachts in the modern sense
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Mets Europe's Premier Show for Marine Professionals News Torres, Philippe 2 METS, Westlawn student dinner
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 A Message from the President of ABYC General Adey, John 3 METS, not just a show but a gathering.
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Where The Business of Boatbuilding Gets Done News Gerr, Dave 4 IBEX 2012 A place to be and learn about equipment. Westlawn Director Dave Gerr presented A seminar on wet-exhaust systems and on fin-keel structural engineering
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Westlawn Drives Down Costs! News Westlawn 4 Cost savings for students: Big ABYC member discounts on tuition, Free AutoCAD, and deep software discounts
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Wally Cento & Maxi Scow - A New Concept Design Chevalier, Francois 9 Design concepts for high-performance sailing scows
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Reading the HIN Understanding Hull Identification Numbers News Westlawn 13 Detailed information on HIN numbers
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Learning from a tragic Capsize News Gerr, Dave 14 Understanding how excessive loading, leading to a capsize with loss of life, can help avoid future tragedies.
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Splashes Motive Tri 25R Design Westlawn 20 Motive Trimarans "Motive Tri 25R" by Persak & Wurmfeld
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Orca 3D User Tip General Westlawn 22 Obtaining accurate heeled waterlines in Orca3D
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 ABYC Tech Notes: Electrical System Trends Technical Sherman, Ed 25 Observations, at fall 2012 boat shows, on electrical systems and their implications
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Know it All Contest Solution for September 2012 Question: Cockpit Scupper Technical Gerr, Dave 27 Determining acceptable cockpit scupper size under ABYC Standards
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Who Will Be the December 2012 Know it all Winner Technical Gerr, Dave 29 Determine the weight and center of gravity of an existing boat from pressures on jack stands under its cradle
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 See & Hear Dave Gerr's Interview with Mad Mariner Magazine News Gerr, Dave 29 Westlawn history, operation and alumni successes
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 We Get Mail Technical Gerr, Sherman, Gilbert 30 Discussion of the ABYC rules on cockpit scupper size
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 The Evening Star Yacht Club News Martin, David 32 The Birth of the Moth Class and thoughts on bigger Optis
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 New & Views News Collected stories 35 Damage from Hurricane Sandy, blended fuels in marine applications
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 37 Elements of Technical Boat Design, Advanced Fuel Systems in Boats, ABYC 2013 Schedule
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Class Notes Education ABYC 38 ABYC Class Schedule
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 RINA Events Program 2013 Education RINA 39  
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 New! Online Searchable Combined Index of The Masthead News Westlawn 40 Searchable online index for all issues of The Masthead
December 2012 Vol.6, Issue 4 Who We Are & Contact Information News Westlawn 40 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 ABYC's First Annual Boating Safety Clinic News Westlawn 2 ABYC holds its first boating safety clinic for the public in Annapolis on Aug. 28, 2012
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 A Message from the President of ABYC General Adey, John 3 How the USCG and ABYC work together to improve boating safety
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 Westlawn Drives Down Costs! News Westlawn 6 Cost savings for students through: Wood Scholarship, savings on CAD programs
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 Westlawn Profiles - Laurie McGowan of McGowan Marine News Westlawn 7 Nova Scotia designer's practice designing sail and power yachts and commercial vessels
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 On the Drawing Board - ER175 by Ivan Erdevicki News Westlawn/Erdevicki, Ivan 10 Design description of 175-foot motor yacht
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 Splashes - D&D 43 - Rum by Theo Danel News Westlawn 12 Launching of the gaff cutter Rum, by Theo Danel
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 ABYC Tech. Notes - Design with Serviceability in Mind Technical Sherman, Ed 13 The importance of access for service in boat design
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 Know It All Solution for June 2012 - Sufficient Wire Size Technical Gerr, Dave 15 Solution to problem of whether existing wire was large enough to power a new bow thruster
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 Know It All Question for Sept. 2012 - Cockpit Scupper Size Technical Gerr, Dave 16 On determining if cockpit scupper size is adequate
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 Orca3d User Tip - Planing Craft Analysis: Static vs. Dynamic Stability Technical Monteverde, Martin 17 Concepts in understanding static and dynamic stability in planing craft, and how this is handled in Orca3D
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 News & Views News Collected stories 21 Court upholds E15 gasoline sale; new Coast Guard regulations for fisherman,
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 News & Views cont. News Collected stories 22 HISWA Symposium announcement, Nov. 12 & 13, 2012
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 23 Elements of Technical Boat Design, Metal Corrosion in boats, ABYC courses and schedules for 2012
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 Training Links Education Westlawn 24 ABYC class notes and schedules
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 ABYC Webinars Education Westlawn 25 Information on ABYC webinars
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 RINA Events Education Westlawn 25 Seminars and events
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 Masthead Archive General Westlawn 26  
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 New! Online Searchable Combined Index of The Masthead News Westlawn 26 Searchable online index for all issues of The Masthead
September 2012 Vol 6, Issue 3 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 26 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Volvo Ocean Race Yacht Drawings Technical Chevalier, Francois 1 Detailed lines drawings and discussion of most of the Volvo Ocean Race boats
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 A Message from the President of ABYC General Adey, John 2 The importance of standards and education and a discussion of MIC numbers and USCG factory inspections
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Westlawn's Most Substantial Grand and Scholarship Program Ever - Year 3! News Westlawn 3 Kathy & Jerry Wood Foundation Provide Generous Financial Support
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Post-Capsize Safety Lessons Technical Seymour, Jonathan 12 The knockdown and capsize of the sail training vessel Concordia provides interesting lessons on evaluating stability in ocean storms with downdraft winds
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Westlawn Profiles - Steven & Patrick Pollard News Westlawn 15 The father-and-son team behind Specmar, a firm responsible for over 100 boat designs and counting
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 First Annual Maryland Meet News Westlawn 18 Join Westlawn faculty and staff for our annual get together, this year in Annapolis
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Westlawn Alumni On The Drawing Board - The Dibley Class 40 News Westlawn/Dibley, Kevin 20 Design information on the Dibley Class 40 sailboat
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Who Will Be The June 2012 Know It All Winner?` Technical Gerr, Dave 22 Question about DC wiring size
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Summer Boating Safety Articles Free From the US Coast Guard News Westlawn 22 Links to online safe boating articles from the United States Coast Guard
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 ABYC Tech Notes - What Constitutes Ignition Protection? Technical Sherman, Ed 23 Discussion of the regulations governing ignition-protected electric equipment
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Announcing the new ABYC Certified Marine Technician Online Forum - the ABYC Tech Forum News Westlawn/ABYC 24 A new online forum (part of the Westlawn boat design forum) for ABYC marine technicians
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Did You Know - Box Rule Technical Nudelman, Norm 24 The meaning of the term Box Rule
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Know It All Contest Solution for the March 2012 Question Technical Gerr, Dave 25 On the question of sufficient weld to secure an aluminum chainplate
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Orca3D User Tip Technical Hayes, Bruce 28 Setting up a template in Rhino
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 We Get Mail Technical Gilbert, Allen/Gerr, Dave 29 On correcting the chainplate description for the March 2012 Know It All question
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 News & Views News Collected stories 30 BRP to begin testing next generation biofuel; The 2012 America's Cup is headed for San Francisco, NOAA predicts near-normal 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 31 Elements of Technical Boat Design, Advanced Fuel Systems For Boats, ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2012
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Training Links & Events Schedules Education Westlawn 32 ABYC Class Notes
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 See and Hear Dave Gerr's Interview With Mad Mariner Magazine News Westlawn 32 Westlawn history, operation and alumni successes
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 ABYC Webinars Education Westlawn 33 Information on ABYC webinars
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 RINA Events Education Westlawn 33 Seminars and events
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Masthead Archive General Westlawn 34  
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 New! Online Searchable Combined Index of The Masthead News Westlawn 34 Searchable online index for all issues of The Masthead
June 2012 Vol 6, Issue 2 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 34 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Westlawn Reaccredited News Westlawn 1 DETC finds top-notch boat-design training at Westlawn Institute. This is the 9th consecutive reaccreditation for Westlawn
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 A Message from the President of ABYC General Adey, John 2 Overview of ABYC
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 U.S. National Park Service Institutes ABYC Standards Technical Westlawn 3 U.S. National Park Services Institutes requirements to comply with ABYC Standards for exhaust emissions
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Splashes Technical Westlawn 5 L'Arche Sailing Dinghy designed and built by Kurt A. Cerny
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Westlawn Alumni on the Drawing Board General Westlawn 6 C.Way releases details of two exciting but very different projects: an 8 meter superyacht tender and a 47 meter motoryacht
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Hybrids Are Not the Answer Technical Gerr David 7 Why hybrid propulsion is not efficient on boats
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 More Westlawn Alumni on the Drawing Board General Westlawn 8 L 1800 WB - 60-foot Aluminum Workboat by Dan Leech Naval Architecture
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 ABYC Tech Notes Technical Goodwin, Brian 10 The Future…A Foot Throttle for Boats??? A grant from the US Coast Guard helps ABYC Test and Analyze
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Know It All Contest Solution Technical Westlawn 12 Minimum gasoline engine-vent blower capacity
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Orca3D User Tip Technical Leibman, Larry 15 Surface normals and hydrostatic calculations by Larry Leibman, Principal Naval Architect, DRS Defense Solutions, LLC
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Who Will Be The March 2012 Know It All Winner? Technical Nudelman, Norm 16 Required aluminum chainplate weld
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 We Get Mail General Westlawn 17 Email between Dave Gerr and Mike Lambert from DETC
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Power Curves Technical Gerr, Dave 18 Understanding engine performance curves
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Wrong Way Martin and Stephens Technical Martin, Dave 21 Hull form resistance less going backwards than forwards?
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 The Boat School is Operating Under New Ownership News Westlawn 23 New developments at Westlawn' Maine Campus. The country's longest-running boatbuilding program is now accepting students for their 2012 construction and 2013 mechanics program
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 The Centenary Event - April 28, 2012 News Westlawn 24 The Herreshoff Marine Museum/America's Cup Hall of Fame Fifth Classes Yacht Symposium. Discount tickets available to Westlawn students
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 News & Views News Soundings Trade Only Today 2/10/12; Boat US 2/6/12; Boat US 2/17/12; Soundings Trade Only Today 2/26/12 25 E15 Study Bill Passes House Committee; Boat US Ask: If not Ethanol, why not Butanol?; Five On-the-Water Boat Towboat Captains Honored for Heroism; Lost for 3 years, boat washes up in Spain
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 27 Elements of Technical Boat Design (course ETD). Fiberglass Boatbuilding: Materials & Methods (course BC 401)
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 ABYC Class Notes Education ABYC 28 ABYC class schedule through March 2012
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 RINA Education Westlawn 29 Events and seminars
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 ABYC Webinars Education Westlawn 29  
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Masthead Archive General Westlawn 30 See and Hear Dave Gerr's Interview with Mad Mariner Magazine
March 2012 Vol 6, Issue 1 Who We Are General Westlawn 30 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 The New Era of Gasoline Fuel Installations Technical Gerr, Dave & Adey, John 1 New EPA Regulations have made significant changes to gasoline fuel Systems on boats
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 IBEX General Westlawn 2 21st IBEX 2011 had the largest selection of seminar presentations in the event's history…
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 METS General Westlawn 3 METS, Europe's Premier Show for Marine Professionals
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 Four From Westlawn Contribute Notable Designs to WoodenBoat's Design Challenge III Technical Westlawn 9 Out of 50 entries, Westlawn students were selected as notable entrants in the Design Challenge III
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 Who Will Be the December 2011 Know It All Winner? Technical Nudelman, Norm 13 Minimum gasoline engine-vent blower capacity
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 Know It All Contest Solution to the September 2011 Question Technical Westlawn 14 Maximum heel due to off-center loading
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 Westlawn Alumni On The Drawing Board News Westlawn 16 Rescue RIB 6.5 m From Gasper Strahovnik
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 We Get Mail General Westlawn 17 Mail from Wayne Kelsoe regarding 12-Volt versus 24-Volt Electric Systems, Sept. 2011; Mail from Kim MacCartney regarding the Know it all question on corrosion, from June 2011 issue
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 Steve D'Antonio Marine Consulting Offers a New Blog News Westlawn 19 Steve D'Antonio Marine Consulting Offers a New Blog
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 Westlawn Profiles News Westlawn 20 Westlawn Alumnus Michele Ansaloni
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 News & Views News NMMA 10/25/11; Westlawn; Trade Only Today 11/22/11 23 Department of Energy Reports Show Severe Damage to Marine Engines from E15; NMMA Sees Promise in Bio-fuel Alternative; OMC Wins Verdict in Propeller Accident Trial
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 Single Versus Twin Technical Neville, Chuck 25 Thoughts on Installing Single or Twin Engines in Voyaging Motorcruisers
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 27 Metal Corrosion in Boats (course TT500); Fiberglass Boatbuilding: Materials & Methods (course BC401)
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2012 Education Westlawn 27 ABYC currently scheduling on-site factory training for 2012.
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 Class Notes Education Westlawn 28 Links for ABYC class calendar, cert. programs and courses. ABYC Class Schedule, Jan 9 - Mar 27 2012
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 RINA Education Westlawn 29 Events and seminars
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 In Memoriam, Andre J. Bauwens 1929-2011 History Westlawn 29 Obituary or Andrew J. Bauwens, Westlawn alum
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 Masthead Archive General Westlawn 30 See and Hear Dave Gerr's Interview with Mad Mariner Magazine
December 2011 Vol 5, Issue 4 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 30 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Westlawn-Alumni Design Firm In Charge of Two Superyacht Projects - Persak & Wurmfeld and Ivan Erdevicki Technical Westlawn 1 Persak & Wurmfeld Manage the 281-Foot Cakewalk V
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 A Message From the President of the American Boat & Yacht Council General Burdon, Skip 2 ABYC and Westlawn moving ahead with an on-line Learning Management System. IBEX is Oct 17-19 in KY. Nov 15-17 in NL
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Did You Know?? Technical Westlawn 2 Short article on Cabotage
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Splashes Technical Westlawn 6 SportsMaster 19, designed by Westlawn Alumnus Mark Bowdidge
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Maine Meet 2011 News Westlawn 7 Outcome of Westlawn's 5th Annual Student Meet
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Westlawn Alumni On The Drawing Board News Westlawn 9 Burger Boat Company Develops 129-ft Motor Yacht with Designer Ivan Erdevicki
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Know It All Contest solution to the June 2011 Question Technical Westlawn 11 On aluminum corrosion caused by carbon black in rubber
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Who Will Be The September 2011 Know It All Winner? Technical Nudelman, Norm 12 The maximum heel angle due to off-center loading
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 We Get Mail General Westlawn 13 Email about problems with navigation light installations from Peter Eikenberry; Mail regarding The Yachts and Ships of Jack Hargrave
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 ABYC Tech Notes Technical ABYC 14 Understanding ABYC H-5 Boat Load Capacity, Persons Capacity and the Mysterious Number 141
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 News & Views News Westlawn; ABYC 6/29/11; ABYC 7/20/11; Trade Only Today 9/9/11 15 IBEX 2011 Line-Up; ABYC offers certification program on DVD; ABYC Composite Laminator Course and Study Guide in Spanish; Kill Switch Standard
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 12-Volt versus 24-Volt Electrical Systems Technical D'Antonio, Steve 17 12-Volt versus 24-Volt Electrical Systems
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 The Proper Bootstripe Technical Gerr, Dave 24 Placements of proper bootstripes, also called boottops
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 The Scow Schooner Lily History Westlawn 25 Article on the recreating of the scow schooner Lily
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Perkerhead's Apprentice Moves up… Technical Martin, Dave 26 Perkerhead's Apprentice Moves up to Sparkman & Stephens. The Adventures of a young Naval Architect
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 METS 2011 News Westlawn 27 Westlawn and ABYC will be at the METS 2011 show
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 IBEX 2011 News Westlawn 27 IBEX Oct. 17-19, 2011
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Book Sale!!! General Westlawn 28 Last Chance for Sale: "The Yachts and Ships of Jack Hargrave," by Marilyn Mower
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 29 Metal Corrosion in Boats (course TT500); Advanced Fuel Systems in Boats (course TT501)
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2011 Education Westlawn 29 ABYC currently scheduling on-site factory training for 2011.
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 30 Links for ABYC class calendar, cert. programs and courses. ABYC fall & winter webinar schedule; training links for Westlawn distance study
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 NMMA Boat Shows 2011-2012 News Westlawn 30  
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 RINA 2011 Event Programs Education Westlawn 31 Events and seminars
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Masthead Archive General Westlawn 32 See and Hear Dave Gerr's Interview with Mad Mariner Magazine
September 2011 Vol 5, Issue 3 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 32 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 The Royal Institution of Naval Architects Accredits Westlawn's Yacht & Boat Design Program News Westlawn 1 Adding to Westlawn's long-standing DETC accreditation offers international recognition of Westlawn's program
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 A Message From the President of the American Boat & Yacht Council News Burdon, Skip 2 Benefits of ABYC membership
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Westlawn's Most Substantial Grand and Scholarship Program Ever - Year Two! News Westlawn 3 The Kathy & Jerry Wood Foundation Provides Generous Financial Support
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 ABYC/Hargrave Grants for International Students News Westlawn 4  
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 FREE AutoCAD, Deep Student Discounts on Software & Drafting Supplies News Westlawn 4  
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 The Efficient Powerboat - Part 2 Technical Gerr, Dave 5 What Efficiency Means, How it Can Save Money and How it Makes Better Boats
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Jet Drives and Efficiency Technical Gerr, Dave 8 When jet drives are efficient
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Westlawn/Profiles Westlawn Alumnus Robert Miller History Westlawn 9 One of the Team Who Helped Mold Westlawn
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Westlawn, SSCD, The Planimeter and The Masthead History Westlawn 11  
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Splashes - Marblehead 22 News Westlawn 12 Sailboat Design by Doug Zurn
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 First Annual Maine Meet News Westlawn 13  
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Know It All Contest solution to the March 2011 Question Technical Gerr, Dave 14 Question on the origin of the constant 321,000 in the standard propeller shaft diameter formula
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 We Get Mail - Hybrid Propulsion Feedback Technical Caouette, Pierre of Regen Nautical USA; Gerr, Dave; D'Antonio 16 Discussion of the advantages and drawbacks of hybrid propulsion
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 News & Views News; Technical NOAA; NOAA; U.S. Coast Guard; Boat US 18 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook Summary; 2011 Eastern Pacific Hurricane outlook Summary; Summer Boating Safety Articles from the U.S. Coast Guard; New "Boating Simulator" Lets You Boat Anytime
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Who Will Be The June 2011 Know It All Winner? Technical Gerr, Dave 19 Question on aluminum corrosion around rubber window gasket
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 ABYC Tech Notes - Nav Lights: Small But Significant Technical Casali, Dante 20 Regarding proper placement of navigation lights
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 MLC Labor Pains, Or How the United Nations Will Affect Yacht Design Technical Dawson, Dudley 21 The Maritime Labor Convention (MLC) 2006 sought to bring fairness and decent conditions for merchant mariners, so why is it the 800-pound gorilla in the room for yacht owners and designers?
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 The Rebirth of Ida May Technical; History Holohan, Eric 25 The Process of Designing and Rebuilding a Historical Oyster Dredger
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 The Lighter Side General Jeffries, Jay 29 Humorous scientific conversions
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Memoriam: William "Bill" Garden - Nov. 18, 1918 - April 29, 2011 News Gerr, Dave 30 Obituary of naval architect William Garden
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Book Sale!!! The Yachts and Ships of Jack Hargrave, by Marilyn Mower General Westlawn 32  
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Training Links Education Westlawn 33 ABYC Class Notes; Training Links for Distance Study, NMMA Boat Shows 2011-12
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 34 Elements of Technical Boat Design, Fiberglass Boatbuilding: Materials and Methods; ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2011
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 RINA 2011 Events Program Education Westlawn 35 Events and seminars
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 IBEX 2011 Notice News Westlawn 35  
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Masthead Archive General Westlawn 36  
June 2011 Vol 5, Issue 2 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 36 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 The Efficiency Issue General Nudelman, Norman 1 Overall spotlight on boat design efficiency
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 The Efficient Powerboat Technical Gerr, Dave 1 What Efficiency Means, How it Can Save Money and How it Makes Better Boats
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 A Message From the President of the American Boat & Yacht Council News Burdon, Skip 2 Benefits of ABYC Membership
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 First Annual Maine Meet News Westlawn 8  
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 Westlawn Alumni on the Drawing Board Technical Dibley, Kevin 9  
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 Know it all Contest Solution to the Dec 2010 Question Technical Gerr, Dave 10 Schooner Stay Nomenclature
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 Splashes - Aviateur 5.70m News Westlawn 11 Sailboat designed by Eric Henseval
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 ABYC Tech. Notes - Substituting LEDs in Navigation Lights Technical Casali, Dante 13 Article on using LED lights
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 We Get Mail Technical Gerr, Dave 14 Clarification on the solution to the Sept. 2010 Know It All
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 Who Will be the March 2011 Know it all Winner? Technical Gerr, Dave 14 The derivation of the constant 321,000 in the propeller shaft size formula
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 News & Views News Soundings Trade Only Today 2/25/11; ABYC; West Palm Beach News 15 House of Representatives passed bill that would block spending on E15; ABYC to hold annual meeting in Annapolis; Yacht hits Jetty
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 Taming The Wayward Electron Part II Technical Gerr, Dave 16 Controlling Galvanic Corrosion
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 A Unique Design Concept, Westlawn Alumni on the Drawing Board Technical Westlawn 21 Sliver Monomaran by Will Alison
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 Super Fuel Efficient Long-Range Motoryachts Technical Bray, Patrick 23 Bray Yacht Design and Research on form and appendage details to increase powerboat efficiency
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 31 Elements of Technical Boat Design. Fiberglass Boatbuilding: Materials & Methods, ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2011
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 Training Links & Events Schedules Education Westlawn 32 Advance your Career-train your employees. Westlawn Distance Study training links, 2011-12 NMMA Boat Show schedule
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 RINA 2011 Events Program Education Westlawn 33 Events and seminars
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 New 185 lb. USCG Passenger-Weight Rule Technical, News "Workboat" Dec 22,2010 33 USCG increases passenger weight for commercial vessels
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 Masthead Archive General Westlawn 34  
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 See and Hear Dave Gerr's Interview with Mad Mariner Magazine General Westlawn 34 Westlawn history, operation and alumni successes
March 2011 Vol 5, Issue 1 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 34 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Two Westlawn Alumni Win "Cruising World" Boat of the Year Awards for 2010 News Westlawn 1 Gerry Douglas is Domestic Boat of The Year, Rodger Martin Takes the Cruising Spirit Award
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 IBEX General Westlawn 2 Westlawn at IBEX
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 METS General Westlawn 3 Westlawn at METS
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 A Message From the President of the American Boat & Yacht Council News Burdon, Skip 4 ABYC Foundation Donor Challenges Industry with Matching Funds.
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Westlawn Alumni On the Drawing Board Technical Westlawn 6 Ivan Erdevicki, Naval Architecture & Yacht Design
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Know it all Contest Solution to the Sept 2010 Question Technical Gerr, Dave 7 Question on Seacock Corrosion
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Splashes - Spitfire 30 News Gerr, Dave 8 Spitfire 30 designed by Westlawn Alumnus Martin S. Silverman
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 More Splashes - Offshore Skiff News Gerr, Dave 9 Offshore Skiff, 28-foot Plywood Skiff by Dave Gerr
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Westlawn / Profiles News Pugh, David 10 Westlawn Alumnus David Pugh
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Fire Boat Wins Significant Workboat News   12 Two Westlawn Alumni contribute to MetalCraft Marine's Award-Winning Design
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 News & Views News Lucintel; Trostle, Karen 15 Lucintel Analyzes Global Boating Industry Outlook for 2010 and Beyond; New Base for Marine Lending seen during National Marine Bankers Annual Conference
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Taming the Wayward Electron - Part 1 Technical Gerr, Dave 16 Controlling Galvanic Corrosion
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Book of Dave Martin Designs General Martin, David 20 On planing hull design features for enhanced performance
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Quote of the Month General Gerr, Dave 23 On the drawbacks of stainless steel
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 See and Hear Dave Gerr's Interview with Mad Mariner Magazine General Gerr, Dave 24 Westlawn history, operation and alumni successes
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Book Sale General Gerr, Dave 24 Interior Design Methods of Yacht Design and the Boat Building Industry, and The Nature of Boats
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 25 Metal Corrosion in Boats, Advanced Fuel Systems in Boats, and ABYC courses and schedule for 2011
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 26 Currents In-Class ABYC Training Courses, Westlawn links for Distance Study, 2011 NMMA Boat Shows
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 RINA 2011 Events Program Education Westlawn 27 Events and seminars
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Who Will be the Dec 2010 Know it all Winner? Technical Nudelman, Norman 27 On schooner stay nomenclature
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Masthead Archive General Westlawn 28  
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Advertise in The Masthead General Westlawn 28  
December 2010 Vol 4, Issue 4 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 28 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Westlawn Student Jon Ames Wins the Professional Boatbuilder/Wooden Boat Design Challenge News Westlawn 1 Article on Jon Ames and other Westlawn Students that have won competitions
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 A Message From the President of the American Boat & Yacht Council News Burdon, Skip 4 Article to Westlawn Students and Alumni, on Dave, Scholarships and IBEX
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Westlawn Director Dave Gerr Interviewed by Mad Mariner Magazine General Westlawn 4 Westlawn history, operation and alumni successes
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Westlawn Alumni On the Drawing Board News Westlawn 5 Ivan Erdevicki, Naval Architecture & Yacht Design
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Know it all Contest Solution to the June 2010 Question Technical Gerr, Dave 6 On Power to Carry Sail On Multihulls
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Splashes - Presto 30 News Gerr, Dave 7 Presto 30 round-bilge, Presto-type sharpie, Designed by Westlawn Alumnus Rodger Martin
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Westlawn Profiles News Bowdidge, Mark 13 Profile on Mark Bowdidge
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Did You Know??? Technical Westlawn 15 Definition of Cranse Iron
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 METS News Westlawn 15 Mets locations and hours
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 News & Views News Trade Only Today; Trade Only Today; National Oceanic & Atm. Admin; Soundings Trade Only Today 16 Marine Groups Urge Senate Leaders to Oppose E15; Some Good News from Brunswick; Atlantic Hurricane Update; Vessel Comes to the Quick Aid of Rig Workers
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Understanding the FP & AP Technical Di Matteo, Nicholas 18 Forward and Aft Perpendicular
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 ABYC Tech. Notes Technical Adey, John 19 ABYC Standards - What They Are and What They Aren't
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Who Will be the Dec 2010 Know it all Winner? Technical Nudelman, Norman 21 Seacock corrosion problem
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 NMMA Boat Certification Technical Marhevko, Thomas 22 The NMMA Boat and Yacht Cert. Program
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Book of Dave Martin Designs General Martin, David 25 55ft Ocean Design and Efficiency Under Power
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Book Sale News Gerr, Dave 28 Interior Design Methods of Yacht Design and the Boat Building Industry, and The Nature of Boats
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 29 Metal Corrosion in Boats, Advanced Fuel Systems in Boats, ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2010
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 30 Currents In-Class ABYC Training Courses, Westlawn links for Distance Study, 2011 NMMA Boat Shows
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 RINA 2011 Events Program Education Westlawn 31 Events and seminars
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 IBEX News Westlawn 31  
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Masthead Archive General Westlawn 32  
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Advertise in The Masthead General Westlawn 32  
September 2010 Vol 4, Issue 3 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 32 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Westlawn's Most Substantial Grant and Scholarship Program Ever! News Westlawn 1 The Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation provides generous financial support.
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 ABYC/Hargrave Grants for International Students News Westlawn 2 Students who are not US citizens can enroll using the scholarship of $250 for each module until funds are expended.
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Free AutoCAD, Deep Student Discounts on Software & Drafting Supplies News Westlawn 2 Westlawn has arranged for FREE student AutoCAD and discounts on Orca3D, Rhino packages, MaxSurf and ProSurf.
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Westlawn Signs Two New Instructors News Westlawn 3 Two new instructors have joined Westlawn; Nicholas Di Matteo and Eric Holohan
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 A Message From the President of the American Boat & Yacht Council News Burdon, Skip 4 The Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation $20,000 Grant, and another $55,000 Grant. Starting July 2010 ABYC standards with be accessed primarily by WebSTIR
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Westlawn Alumni On the Drawing Board News Westlawn 5 Ivan Erdevicki, Naval Architecture & Yacht Design. Yacht design of Totem, Custom Tender, and e27 compact daysailer.
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Still More Westlawn Alumni On the Drawing Board News Westlawn 7 Kevin Dibley, Dibley Marine Ltd. Yacht design Dibley 42 IRC
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Yet More Westlawn Alumni On the Drawing Board News Westlawn 9 Patrick Bray, Bray Yacht Design and Research. Yacht design Bray 42m Ocean Explorer
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Splashes News Gerr, Dave 11 Bosun Garvey, design of a 20-foot Plywood Garvey
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Mailboat Technical Press Release 5/18/10 12 Coecles Harbor Marine announces the launching of the 50th Shelter Island Runabout, Westlawn alumni Doug Zurn designer
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Know it all Contest Solution to the March 2010 Question Technical Gerr, Dave 12 On the derivation of the constant 1.34 in the hull-speed formula
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Who Will be the June 2010 Know it all Winner? Technical Gerr, Dave 12 On multihull power to carry sail
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Westlawn / Profiles News McBride, Richard 14 Westlawn alumnus Richard McBride and his yacht designs
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Did You Know???   Westlawn 15 Definition of Charley Noble
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 News & Views News NMMA; Westlawn; Soundings Trade Only Today; Interlux 5/6/12; Recreational Boating; National Hurricane Center 16 U.S. Boating Industry Generates Over $30 Billion in Sales in 2009; Registration for IBEX 2010 is open. Dates Sept 28-30 2010; Plans for 34th America's Cup; Oil Spill Cleanup Tips for Boaters; Market Research Predicts Rebound in Boat Sales; Hurricane Season Starts June 1
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 A Tribute to James A. "Jimmy" Lombard III News, History Lombard, Jimmy 19 Westlawn Alumnus. D.V.M. and Boat Designer 1955-2010
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 ABYC Tech. Notes Technical Ritz, Kevin 23 Electric Shock Drowning
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 On a Scale of One to Ten The "S" Number Technical Sponberg, Eric 26 A Performance Rating Number for Sailboat Design and Analysis
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 31 Elements of Technical Boat Design, Interior Design Methods of Yacht Design, ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2010
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 32 Currents In-Class ABYC Training Courses, Westlawn links for Distance Study, 2010 NMMA Boat Shows
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 RINA 2011 Events Program News Westlawn 33 2010 Conference & Training Programs
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 IBEX News Westlawn 33 IBEX Information
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 34 Links to The Masthead from April 2007-March 2010
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Subscribers General Westlawn 34 Currently over 7,000 subscribers
June 2010 Vol 4, Issue 2 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 34 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Westlawn Moves to Eastport Maine News Westlawn 1  
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 A Message From the President of the American Boat & Yacht Council News Burdon, Skip 2 Invited to ABYC Annual Meeting, ABYC launches its first distance-learning certification course later this year.
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 TrawlerFest 2010 News Westlawn 4 PassageMaker's first TrawlerFest of 2010 offered seminars and events for voyaging motorcruisers
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Cruising the South Atlantic General Westlawn 5 Dec 2009 Norm Nudelman and wife cruised the South Atlantic. Info on each stop and pictures
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Splashes News Westlawn 6 The J/95, Designed by Westlawn Alumnus and J/Boats Founder, Rodney Johnstone
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 More Splashes News Westlawn 7 YSA Power Motor Yacht, Lighter Tender. Designed by Westlawn Alumnus Sven Akermann
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Still More Splashes News Westlawn 8 Two new boats designed by Westlawn Alumnus Otto Ranchi; Piranha ASD and Raptor SWOC
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Mailboat Technical Westlawn 9 Comments to the latest newsletter on the disappearing saildrive conundrum discussion and Dave Gerr's response
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Know it all Contest Solution to the December 2009 Question Technical Westlawn 11 On centerboard ballasting
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Westlawn/Profiles News Dix, Dudley 12 Article on Dudley Dix of Dudley Dix Yacht Design
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 News & Views News Soundings Trade Only Today; Soundings Trade Only Today; Soundings Trade Only Today; Soundings Trade Only Today 14 Thorn Dammrich Talks About the State of the Industry; Ramping Up; U.S. wins the American Cup; Florida & North Carolina institute new boating safety regulations
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Who Will be the March 2010 Know it all Winner? Technical Gerr, Dave 14 On the derivation of the constant 1.34 in the hull-speed formula
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 The BMS Power Skiff Technical Burkett, Jerry 15 The ProBoat/WoodenBoat Design Challenge 2009. The BMS Power Skiff
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Book of Dave Martin Designs Historical Martin, David 18 Boat design and building on the Jersey Shore in the Prohibition era
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 ABYC Tech. Notes Technical ABYC 20 The ABYC Foundation's Global Purchasing Directory, a Standards Based Guide for Locating Products and Services
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 All About Cores - Part 3 Technical Mazza, Rob 21 Part 3 What Lies Beneath the Skin
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 27 Metal Corrosion In Boats (course TT500), Fiberglass Boatbuilding: Materials & Methods (course BC401)
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2010 Education Westlawn 27  
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 28 Current In-Class ABYC Courses, Links for Westlawn Distance Study, 2010 NMMA Boat Shows, RINA
March 2010 Vol 4, Issue 1 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 30 Links to The Masthead from April 2007-Dec 2009. Link of Ship's Store. Did you know about Dellenbaugh Article, Who We Are & Our Mission
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December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Results of the Westlawn/Passage Maker 2009 Design Competition Technical Westlawn 1 An Affordable Lobster Yacht Floats to the Top
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Westlawn Celebrates 80 years News Gerr, Dave 1 Westlawn starts its 80th year of operation
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 The End of An Era! Technical Gerr, Dave 6 A New Gizmo Replaces the Planimeter
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Splashes News Westlawn 7 Plevier P7 Designed by Westlawn alumnus Reis Plevier
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 More Splashes News Westlawn 8 Mantis 16 Fishing Skiff by John Winter, U.S. Coast Guard issues Marine Safety Alert on Sailboat Rigging Dangers
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Still More Splashes News Westlawn 9 Graphite, 9.8 meter semi-custom cruiser by alumnus Will Allison
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 We Get Mail Technical Westlawn 10 Mail from Robert Mazza, Jay K Jeffries, and Jon Brewster. USCG Safety Alert continued from pg. 8
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Westlawn Student Builds His Design News Gluyas, Alan 12 Westlawn student Alan Gluyas designed and built Skylark, a 29-ft. Alloy cruiser.
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Know It All Contest Solutions to Sept 2009 Question Technical Gerr, Dave 13 On "Wet" Moisture-Meter Readings
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Who Will be the December 2009 Know it All Winner? Technical Westlawn 13 On centerboard ballasting
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Westlawn/Profiles News Westlawn 14 Patrick Bray, Bray Yacht Design and Research
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 News & Views News Boat U.S.; MRAA Educational Foundation; NMMA 9/15/09; ABYC 11/6/09; ABYC 10/26/09 15 The New Canadian Boating Education Rule; MRAA and ABYC Partner to offer Scholarships; Senator Introduce Mid-level Ethanol Bill; ABYC Names Technical Vice President; ABYC Offers 2 New Regulations Manuals
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 All About Cores - Part 2 Technical Mazza, Rob 17 What Lies Beneath the Skin. Available "Cut" Configurations, Production Methods - Core Installation and Proper Laminate Engineering
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 ABYC Tech. Notes Technical Sherman, Ed 24 The Saildrive Conundrum
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Memoriam, Thomas C. (Tim) Windsor 1912-2009 General Westlawn 26 Obituary of Thomas Windsor, one Westlawn's first students and graduates
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 27 Metal Corrosion In Boats (course TT500), Advanced Fuel Systems in Boats (course TT501)
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2010 Education Westlawn 27 Currently scheduling on-site factory training for 2010
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Training Links & Event Schedules General Westlawn 28 Links for current in-class ABYC courses, link for Westlawn Distance Study, and 2010 NMMA Boat Show listings
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 30 Back Issues of The Masthead from April 2007-Sept 2009.
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Book Sale - Save 20% on Interior Design Manual General Westlawn 30 Save 20% on Interior Design Methods for Yacht Designs and the Boat Building Industry. Offer expires 1/31/10
December 2009 Vol 3, Issue 4 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 30 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Two Remarkable Students Graduate at Westlawn's 4th Annual Mystic Meet News Westlawn 1 Westlawn Students Milo Fienberg and Chris O'Connor.
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 The Masthead Grows into a Journal News Nudelman, Norm 1 The Masthead has evolved to become "The Journal of the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology."
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Student Graduates in Just 2 -1/2 Years! News Westlawn 2 Eric Holohan graduated from the full Westlawn program in 2 1/2 years.
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 The 2009 Owens Scholars News Westlawn 3 Jonathan Ames and Alfredo Rovere each have been awarded the Owen Scholarship for excellence in the study of boat design
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Splashes News Westlawn 4 Pendragon VI by Kevin Dibley launched. Plevier P7 by Reis Plevier.
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 MotorBoating Mag. Features Three Westlawn Graduates… News Westlawn 5 MotorBoating Mag. Features Three Westlawn Graduates Among New England's Foremost Boat Designers. Doug Zurn
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 We Get Mail General Westlawn 6 Christopher O'Conner's post on Westlawn's online Student Forum. And an email from Roberto Regalado
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Westlawn Profiles, John Winter, A Designer with a Different Perspective News Westlawn 8 Westlawn's Alumnus John Winter.
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Know It All Contest Solution to the June 2009 Question. Technical Gerr, Dave 10 Calculating Optimum Air Conditioning Capacity
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Who Will be the Sept 2009 Know it All Winner? Technical Westlawn 10 On wet-laminate moisture-meter readings
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Westlawn Profiles News Westlawn 11 Eric Henseval and his designs. 20% coupon for Interior Design Methods for Yacht Design…
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 News & Views News Soundings Trade Only 5/28/09; operationdrywater.org 13 Ethanol War Continues; Operation Dry Water
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Dry Dock 1 History Westlawn 15 Dry Dock 1 at Charlestown Mass.
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 All About Cores - Part 1 Technical Mazza, Rob 16 What Lies Beneath the Skin. Article on Composite and Cores
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Design Disaster! Technical Gerr, Dave 25 The Importance of Weight, Hydrostatic, and Stability Calculations - A Photo Essay
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 ABYC Tech. Notes Technical Adey, John 27 America is Getting Fatter!
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 The Star Spangled Regatta News Westlawn 28 Westlawn Student Jonathan Ames and two sons rose to the "Star Spangled Spectacular - I think it will float - Cardboard Boat Race"
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 29 Fiberglass Boatbuilding Production Methods (course BC402). Advanced Fuel Systems in Boats (course TT501); ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2009
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 30 Training Links for Current In-Class ABYC Courses Sept 09 - Feb 10.; Westlawn Distance Study Links. 2009 NMMA Boat Shows; RINA 2009 Conference & Training Programme. IBEX 2009 Oct 12-14
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 32 Back Issues of The Masthead from April 2007-June 2009.
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Roderick Stephens - His Book News Westlawn 32 Rod on Sailing, Lessons From The Sea. Link to download Rodericks Stephens' Book.
September 2009 Vol 3, Issue 3 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 32 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Welcome News Nudelman, Norm 1 New ABYC Sponsored tuition grant program
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Westlawn Offers Interior Design Reference to the Public General Westlawn 1 Interior Design Methods of Yacht Design and the Boat Building Industry by Lisa Hix
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Westlawn's Fourth Annual Mystic Meet News Westlawn 3 Meet the Faculty, Explore Mystic Seaport. July 25, 2009. Event Schedule
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Yacht Racing and the Dragon Class Technical, History Dibley, Kevin 4 The Dragon designed by Johan Anker; 2009 J-24 Worlds Winner Alfredo Rovere
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Westlawn Drives Down Education Costs! News Westlawn 6 ABYC Grants for new enrollments in Westlawn Courses, Zero-Interest Tuition Payment, and free student AutoCad and deep discounts on other software
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Life on the Ocean Wave, Part 2 News Bowdidge, Cheree 7 Young girl's personal recollections of living and voyaging aboard a cruising catamaran with her family
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 We Get Mail General Westlawn 10 Mail from David Treadway, Jonathan Klopman, Kenneth Rorison on high-strength marine metals and Dave Gerr's response, including use of Koslow Scientific Company to get testing supplies and equipment for identifing marine alloys
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Know It All Contest Solutions to March 2009 Question Technical Gerr, Dave 13 Calculating the Bending Moment for Fin Keel Structural Design
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Westlawn Profiles News Westlawn 15 Jeremy Wurmfeld of Persak & Wurmfeld and their designs
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 News & Views News ABYC; Soundings Trade Only 4/24/09; Soundings Trade Only 4/6/09; Soundings Trade Only; ABYC; Trade Only Today 5/7/09; ABYC 17 ABYC Announces First in a Summer Series of Webinars "Hot Docks, Hot Boats & Electric Shock Drowning"; EPA Seeks Comments on Ethanol Increase; New York Drops Luxury Tax Proposal; New Jersey Law Now Requires Safety Certification; Maine Marine Trade Association Hosts a Series of ABYC Certification Series in 2009; NMMA Plans to Launch Online Boat Show Component; ABYC takes certification courses to Taiwan
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 High-Strength Marine Metals - Part 2 Technical Gerr, Dave 19 Part 2 Copper & Nickel Alloys. High Strength with High Corrosion Resistance
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Who Will be the June 2009 Know it All Winner? Technical Westlawn 22 On air/conditioning capacity requirements
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 23 Elements of Technical Boat Design (course Elements). Interior Design Methods for Yacht Design and the Boat Building Industry -Newly Updated (course ID201C); ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2009
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 24 Training Links for Current In-Class ABYC Courses June 2009 - Nov 2009; Westlawn Distance Study Links. 2009 NMMA Boat Shows. IBEX Oct 12-14 Miami Beach Florida; RINA 2009 Conference & Training Programme. Westlawn Students are eligible for membership in RINA
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Announcement News Westlawn 24 We've Changed our Email Addresses
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 26 Back Issues of The Masthead from April 2007-March 2009.
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Tracks on the Water - My Life in Yacht Design News Westlawn 26 Westlawn Alumnus Robert Harries Publishes his Autobiography
June 2009 Vol 3, Issue 2 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 26 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Welcome General Nudelman, Norm 1 ABYC is sponsoring a grant program to help partially defray tuition expenses
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Westlawn Drives Down Cost! General Westlawn 1 Westlawn has made moves to help lower education cost. Includes controlling tuition cost and ways to obtain expensive design software at little or no cost
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Did You Know? Technical Westlawn 3 The meaning of the word "allision"
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 ABYC Announces the Largest Revision to Its Standards & Technical Information Reports Technical Chetelat, Caroline 4 ABYC announced that 16 of its 66 Standards and Tech information reports have been reviewed and updated and will now be available as part of the 2008-2009 edition
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Frame Locations - The Reference Face of the Frames Technical Gerr, Dave 4 On the proper reference face for frames and bulkheads
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Splashes News Westlawn 5 Doug Zurn a Westlawn Alumnus designed the MJM 40Z for MJM Yachts
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Life on the Ocean Wave News Bowdidge, Cheree 6 Young girl's personal recollections of living and voyaging aboard a cruising catamaran with her family
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 We Get Mail Technical Westlawn 8 Email and Dave's Answer on Multihull speed and powering calcs
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Know it All Contest Winner! Technical Westlawn 9 On navigation lights
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Westlawn Profiles News Westlawn 10 Kevin Dibley of Dibley Marine Ltd.
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 News & Views News ABYC; Cupinfo, Trade Only Today 1/22/09; The Associated Press, 1/30/09 12 ABYC Standards Powered by Rulefinder.net; Emirates Team New Zealand Wins the Louis Vuittion Pacific Series Cup with Three Wins Against Alinghi; Lawsuit Alleges New Gasoline Blended with Ethanol Destroys Boat Engines; New Design Rules for the 33rd America's Cup; 19th Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium, March 20-21, 2009
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 High-Strength Marine Metals - Part 1 Technical Gerr, Dave 14 Part 1 - Stainless Steel, Why Stainless Steal is Not the Ideal Marine Metal
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Who Will Be the March 2009 Know It All Winner? Technical Gerr, Dave 18 On fin-keel bending moment
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 19 Elements of Technical Boat Design (course Elements). Interior Design Methods for Yacht Design and the Boat Building Industry -Newly Updated (course ID201C); ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2009
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 20 Training Links for Current In-Class ABYC Courses, Mar 2009 - Nov 2009; Training Links for Westlawn Distance Study and 2009 NMMA Boat Shows
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Announcement General Westlawn 20 New Westlawn e-mail addresses
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Training Links & Event Schedules General Westlawn 21 RINA 2009 Conference & Training Programs
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 22 Back Issues of The Masthead, April 2007 - Dec 2008
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Westlawn/PassageMaker Design Competition News Westlawn 22 Sponsored by Imtra Marine Lighting
March 2009 Vol 3, Issue 1 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 22 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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Issue Date Issue Number Article Title Article Type Author Name Page Description
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Welcome General Westlawn 1 Wishing a joyful holiday season and new year
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Westlawn Student Awarded All Three of NMRA"s First Scholarships News Westlawn 1 Oren Niskin, Andrew Grossi, and Frederick Richardson were awarded the $1,500 scholarships to be used to further their education
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Know It All Contest Winner Technical Westlawn 2 On bilge-pump capacity
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 New Book from Dave Gerr News Westlawn 3 New Book - Boat Mechanical Systems Handbook
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 ABYC & Westlawn Announce Joint Continuing Education Program Education Westlawn 3 ABYC & Westlawn have bundled a number of courses together to create a series of continuing education offerings
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Abigail, A dream becomes a reality News Cruising World, Nov 2008, Robert W. Buck 4 Robert W. Buck's design of a 52ft yawl
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 "Is there a trawler on your drawing board?" News   6 The December issue of Soundings carried a story by Peter Swanson describing the PassageMaker/Westlawn competition that wants you to design an economical boat.
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Westlawn Profiles News Westlawn 7 Westlawn Profiles Earl Alfaro a yacht designer
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Will Your be the December 2008 Know It All Winner? Technical Westlawn 9 On navigation lights
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Design Tip From Naval Architect Dave Martin Technical Westlawn 9 Design tip on drawing plans
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Essential Continuing Education Education Westlawn 10 Metal Corrosion in Boats course TT500
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Tuition Assistance News Westlawn 10 Westlawn's financial aid program offers students two options for financing their tuition
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2009 Education Westlawn 10 ABYC is currently scheduling on-site factory training for 2009
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 News & Views News ABYC; NMMA 10/16/09; Boat U.S. Mag Nov. 2008; U.S. Dept. of Commerce 11 ABYC Introduces the Marine League of Schools, using standards-based curriculum to improve marine education; Vessel Hull Design Protection Act Amendments for 2008 Become Law; New EPA Emission Standards for Gasoline Boats and Personal Watercraft; Compliance Guide for Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction Rule (50 CFR 224.105)
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Memoriam, Olin J. Stephens II 1908-2008 General Westlawn 12 Obituary of Olin J. Stephens II
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 We Get Mail Technical Westlawn 13 E-mail from Heraldo N. Ruesch
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Quiet Science Technical Gerr, Dave 14 Sound Insulation and Noise Control - Cutting Decibels
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 22 Training Links for ABYC In-Class Courses. Dec 2008 - Jun 2009; Training Links for Westlawn Distance Study and 2009 NMMA Boat Shows
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 New Orca 3D Hull Fairing Program News Westlawn 22 New hull fairing program works in Rhino
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 RINA Education Westlawn 23 Events and seminars
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 24 Back Issues of The Masthead, April 2007 - Sept 2008
December 2008 Vol 2, Issue 4 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 24 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Welcome News Nudelman, Norm 1 President Bush signed the Clean Boating Act of 2008 into law
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Westlawn and PMM Design Competition 2008 News Westlawn 1 Westlawn is joining PassageMaker magazine in a new design competition that focuses on the trawler niche
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Imtra Marine Lighting Sponsors Grants News Westlawn 1 Imtra Marine Lighting along with matching funds from ABYC has sponsored a new student-grant program for new enrollments in Westlawn's entry level courses
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 2008 Westlawn Mystic Meet at our Mystic Seaport Campus News Westlawn 3 Rod Johnstone talk highlights Westlawn's third annual student gathering
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Destino News Westlawn 4 Destino…A modern day Phoenix on the water
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Westlawn Profiles News Westlawn 6 Westlawn Profiles Michael Hartline of Cabo Yachts
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Know It All Contest Winner, June 2008 Technical Westlawn 7 On chainplate fastenings on fiberglass boats
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 "Yacht Design Lite" is Changing News Westlawn 8 Yacht Design Lite is changing to Elements of Technical Boat Design
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Tuition Assistance News Westlawn 8 Westlawn's financial aid program offers students two options for financing their tuition
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2008-2009 Education Westlawn 8 ABYC currently scheduling on-site factory training for 2008-2009
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 News & Views News National Marine Manuf. 7/30/08; Trade Only Today 8/13/08; ABYC 8/12/08; Westlawn; Westlawn; Soundings Trade only today 9/5/08 9 President Bush signed the Clean Boating Act into law; SNAME Group Issues Call for Papers on Sailboats; ABYC member first to earn all 8 certifications; New "Houseboat Feature" set to launch at 2009 Louisville Show; ABYC Continues Global Technical Training Expansion; EPA sets new gas-engine emissions standards
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Will You be the September 2008 Know It All Winner? Technical Westlawn 10 On bilge-pump capacity
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 We Get Mail News Westlawn 11 E-news from Ivan Erdevicki Naval Architect and Yacht Designer
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Is a Little Knowledge Dangerous? Technical Hornor, Jack 13 Since adding Yacht Design Lite to his resume he has had several job offers and a promotion from his company. When asked if it would be beneficial to complete the program, he says YES.
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Comment from Charles Bursk Education Bursk, Charles   On his success with Westlawn education
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Practical Speed and Powering Calculations - Update Technical Gerr, Dave 14 Improving the Wyman Speed Formula
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Speed Trials Technical Gerr, Dave 15 The key to evaluating your design's performance
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 20 Training links for current in-class ABYC, Sept 2008- Feb 2009; Training Links for Westlawn Distance Study and 2009 NMMA Boat Shows
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 IBEX 2008 News Westlawn 20 October 6-8 at the Miami Beach Convention Center
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 RINA Education Westlawn 21 Events and seminars
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 22 Back issues of The Masthead from April 2007 - June 2008
September 2008 Vol 2, Issue 3 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 22 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Welcome General Nudelman, Norm 1 Let us hear from you, we'd like to publish your news, comments, and ideas
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Two Industry Leaders Sponsor Westlawn Scholarships News Westlawn 1 Hargrave Custom Yachts and The Taylor Made Group have created scholarships for Westlawn Students
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Designing Boats & Careers News Westlawn 2 Tom Fexas and Mark Bowdidge's careers in yacht designing
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 2008 Westlawn Mystic Meet News Westlawn 3 Westlawn's third annual Mystic Meet is scheduled for July 26 and 27. RSVP by July 12
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Know It All Contest Winners Technical Westlawn 4 On propellers for sailboats and performance under power
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Continuing Education Education Westlawn 5 Yacht Design Lite/Elements of Technical Boat Design, distance education course for marine industry professionals
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Tuition Assistance News Westlawn 5 Westlawn's financial aid program offers students two options for financing their tuition
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2008 Education Westlawn 5 ABYC is currently scheduling on-site factory training for 2008
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Westlawn Profiles News Westlawn 6 Westlawn Profiles Rodger Martin of Rodger Martin Yacht Designs
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 News & Views News Trade Only Today 3/20/08; Trade Only Today 4/28/08; NMMA 5/7/08; RINA; Senator Charles Schumer 7 Ethanol Still a Boating Industry Problem; Homeland Security outlines new boating strategy; Grey Water Update from Canada; 2009 World Superyacht Competition Invited Entries; Recreational Boating Act An Update
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 We Get Mail Education EH; Zurn, Doug; Schumer, Charles 8 E-mail from a prospective student along with Dave Gerr's response on CAD and software for boat design; Announcement from Westlawn Graduate, Doug Zurn of Zurn Yacht Design; E-mail response from Senator Charles Schumer regarding the Clean Boating Act of 2008
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 A tip for qualmished sailors Humor, History Boat US Membership eLine News May 2008 10 Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson suggested a tip for seasickness
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Events Schedule News Westlawn 11 RINA 2008 Conference & Training Programs and the 18th IBEX October 6-8, 2008
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Call for papers News Westlawn 11 The 19th Chesapeake Sailing yacht Symposium March 20-21, 2009. Topics of interest and deadlines
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Practical Speed and Powering Calculations Technical Gerr, Dave 12 A method for determining power and speed in boat design
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Adjusting speed results for differing boat and propulsion types Technical Gerr, Dave 17 Different hulls and how much reduction or increase in speed percentage
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Will you be the June '08 Know It All? Technical Westlawn 17 On chainplate fastenings in fiberglass boats
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Wooden Boat Show News Westlawn 17 The 17th Annual WoodenBoat Show June 27-29, 2008. Mystic, Connecticut
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 18 Back Issues of The Masthead from April 2007 - March 2008
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 18 Links for current in-class ABYC courses from June 2008 - Oct. 2008; Training Links for Westlawn Distance Study Courses
June 2008 Vol 2, Issue 2 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 18 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Welcome General Nudelman, Norm 1 Shortage of trained boat and yacht designers and marine industry technicians, time to plan your future and launch your career.
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 The 2008 Inductees to the North American Boat Designers Hall of Fame News Westlawn 1 Legendary boat designers, Jack Hargrave and Dick Newick are this year's inductees to the North American Boat Designers Hall of Fame
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Westlawn Student Designs and Builds a Rocket! News Westlawn 3 Westlawn's Shayne Young discusses the New-Generation 12-foot Skiff
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Know it All Contest Results Technical Westlawn 5 On changes in boat trim with changes in tank levels
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Will you be the March '08 Know it All? Technical Westlawn 5 On propellers for sailboats and performance under power
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Continuing Education Education Westlawn 6 Metal Corrosion in Boats, distance education course for Marine Industry Pros. Newly Revised.
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Tuition Assistance News Westlawn 6 Westlawn's financial aid program offers students two options for financing their tuition
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2008 Education Westlawn 6 ABYC education department provides industry certifications, factory training, high school and college curriculum. Currently scheduling on-site factory training for 2008
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Westlawn Profiles News Westlawn 7 Westlawn Profiles Dieter Blank of Blank Yacht Designs
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Jules Fleder Honored News Westlawn 7 Jules Fleder Honored with the Westlawn Lifetime Achievement Award
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 News & Views News Westlawn; Trade Only Today 2/15/08; Westlawn; Trade Only Today 2/27/08 8 Rhino 4.0 Evaluation available FREE; AICW Whitehouse Budget a Mere Token of What is Needed; World's Greatest Boat Show; Comitt addresses shortages in marine industry workforce
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 We Get Mail General Westlawn 9 E-mail from Mike Joyce, in response to the election of Jack Hargrave to the North Amer. Boat Designers Hall of Fame
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Tonnage Dunnage Technical Gerr, Dave 9 The Many Meanings and Uses of the Familiar Ton
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 14 Back Issues of The Masthead. April 2007 - Dec. 2007
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Training Links & Event Schedules Education Westlawn 14 Training Links for Live ABYC Classes. 4/2008 - 7/2008; Training Links for Westlawn Distance Study Courses
March 2008 Vol 2, Issue 1 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 14 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Welcome General Westlawn 1 Seasons greetings from the Westlawn crew
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 New Financial Aid for Students News Westlawn 1 Tuition financing through TFC Credit Corporation lowers student payments
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Do You…Know it All? Technical Nudelman, Norm 1 On flotation and trim with varying fuel tank levels
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Island Packet Yachts Sponsors Scholarship for Westlawn Students News/Education Westlawn 2 Island Packet Yachts has funded a new scholarship for current Westlawn students.
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Westlawn Grad Builds his Final Exam News Westlawn 2 Westlawn Graduate, Scott McClintock, built the sailboat that he designed for his final exam design thesis.
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Boat U.S. offers advise on ethanol fuel, winterizing Technical Trade Only Today 10/18/07 3 Boat U.S.'s advice on winterizing a boat with fuel
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Continuing Education Education Westlawn 4 Continuing Education - Boat Interior Design Course. Newly revised and expanded, Interior Design Methods for Yacht Design and the Boatbuilding Industry (ID 201)
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 ABYC Courses and Schedule for 2008 Education Westlawn 4 ABYC is currently scheduling on-site factory training for 2008.
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 We Get Mail General Johnson, Robert 4 E-mail from Robert Johnson, President of Island Packet Yachts, with regard to Dave Gerr's tech. article on stability in the Sept. 2007 issue of The Masthead. Along with Gerr's reply
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Westlawn Profiles News Westlawn 6 Westlawn Profiles Doug Zurn of Zurn Yacht Design
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 PropTalk Magazine on Westlawn News PropTalk 6 The Sept. 2007 issue of PropTalk magazine ran an interesting article on Westlawn by Art Pine. Some excerpts and link to the complete article
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 News & Views News NMMA Sept. 21, 2007; NMMA Nov. 15, 2007 7 Recreational Boating Act Introduced to the Senate; NMMA praises work by legislators and manufacturers to combat illegal logging and protect U.S. Boat and accessory manufacturers
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Comitt 2008 - Registration Now Open! News Westlawn 7 The 2008 conference on Marine Industry Technical Training will be held Feb. 18-20, 2008
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Basic Criteria for Powerboat Stability Technical Gerr, Dave 8 Basic criteria for powerboat stability, drawings and calculations included. Along with a note on stabilizers and steadying sails
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Splashes News Westlawn 16 Recent launches of boats designed by Westlawn Alumni
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 In Memoriam, Jules Gompertz Fleder 1923-2007 History Westlawn 17 Obituary of former Westlawn President Jules Fleder
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 18 Back Issues of The Masthead, April 2007 - Sept. 2007
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Two new books by Ed Sherman News Westlawn 18 Ed Sherman has just written two new books on boat electrical and electronic systems, The Powerboater's Guide of Electrical Systems 2nd Edition and Advanced Marine Electronics Troubleshooting
December 2007 Vol 1, Issue 4 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 18 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 Welcome General Nudelman, Norm 1 Welcome to issue 3 of The Masthead, our subscriber list has grown to over 1,000 names and continues to grow.
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 The Results - Westlawn/Cruising World Design Competition News Westlawn 1 The Westlawn/Cruising World Design Competition was won by Richard Boult
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 Have you registered for IBEX yet? News Westlawn 2 October 10-12, 2007 - Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach Florida
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 Mystic Meet 2007 News Westlawn 3 The 2nd annual Westlawn "Mystic Meet" took place July 28-29, 2007. Fifty-eight students, faculty, and guest gathered for a weekend of learning and fun
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 News & Views News Westlawn 3 NMMA is urging its members and the boating public to support the Recreational Boating Act of 2007 (H.R. 2550) to reinstate the exemption
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 Westlawn Profiles News Westlawn 4 Westlawn Profiles Massimo Gregori of Yankee Delta Design
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 ABYC Courses and Schedule Education Westlawn 4 2007 Class Calendar, July - Dec. with link to course descriptions
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 Continuing Education Education Westlawn 5 New Technician Training Course for Marine Industry, Fuel Systems for Boats (course TT 501)
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 Alumni Gallery News Westlawn 5 62-ft Steel Longliner, commercial fishing boat, designed by Westlawn graduate Richard McBride
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 Hargrave Custom Yachts Celebrates Another Westlawn Graduate News Westlawn 5 Westlawn's pleased to announce that, for the first time, it has granted a diploma to a former Yacht Design Institute student; Greg Boyko
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 Stability is The Key - Part 2 Technical Gerr, Dave 6 Understanding stability and sailboat performance and safety - reserve stability
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 STIX - The Capsize-Screening Number Technical Gerr, Dave 10 Boats built for sale in Europe or an EU country must be built to ISO standards to obtain their CE Mark
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 Editorial General Nudelman, Norm 12 Norm's thoughts on experience with other boaters
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 12 Back Issues of The Masthead, April 2007 - June 2007
September 2007 Vol 1, Issue 3 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 12 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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June 2007 Vol 1, Issue 2 Welcome General Nudelman, Norm 1 New features Profiles and ABYC Course Schedule have been added to the issue
June 2007 Vol 1, Issue 2 Continuing Education News Westlawn 1 Westlawn and SUNNY Maritime College have launched a new joint continuing education (CE) program to offer courses exclusively accredited or certified by third-party agencies. List of courses for 2007
June 2007 Vol 1, Issue 2 2007 Westlawn Mystic Meet News Westlawn 2 Second Annual Mystic Meet is scheduled for July 28 & 29. Link for complete details, schedule of events, maps, and other information
June 2007 Vol 1, Issue 2 IBEX 2007 News Westlawn 3 IBEX October 10-12, 2007 at Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach Florida
June 2007 Vol 1, Issue 2 ABYC Courses and Schedule Education Westlawn 3 List of Current 2007 ABYC Class Calendar from July to December. ABYC is currently scheduling on-site factory training
June 2007 Vol 1, Issue 2 Westlawn Profiles News Westlawn 4 Westlawn Profiles Andrej Justin of Coutts/Justin Design
June 2007 Vol 1, Issue 2 Stability is The Key - Part 1 Technical Gerr, Dave 4 Stability is The Key - Part 1, Initial Stability. Understanding stability and sailboat performance and safety
June 2007 Vol 1, Issue 2 Finding Righting Arm and Metacentric Height Technical Gerr, Dave 8 Finding Righting Arm "GZ" and Metacentric Height "GM"
June 2007 Vol 1, Issue 2 America's Cup 32 News Westlawn 12 America's Cup 32 - Update
June 2007 Vol 1, Issue 2 Back Issues of The Masthead General Westlawn 12 Back issues of The Masthead. April 2007
June 2007 Vol 1, Issue 2 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 12 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission
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April 2007 Vol 1, Issue 1 Welcome General Nudelman, Norm 1 Welcome to the first issue of The Masthead, Westlawn's free news letter providing information on Westlawn and developments in boating and the boating industry
April 2007 Vol 1, Issue 1 Westlawn Reaccredited News Westlawn 1 Westlawn has been accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) since 1971, and was once again re-accredited in January 2007
April 2007 Vol 1, Issue 1 Design Tip Technical Westlawn 2 Why do I need to draw with a pencil??
April 2007 Vol 1, Issue 1 Alumni Gallery News Westlawn 2 Hetairos, a 125ft Ketch, designed by Westlawn Graduate Bruce King
April 2007 Vol 1, Issue 1 L. Francis Herreshoff Inducted into the NABD Hall of Fame History Westlawn 2 Herreshoff, one of the most influential yacht designers of the 20th century, was inducted at the ABYC annual meeting on February 14.
April 2007 Vol 1, Issue 1 Design Tip (Tips 1 and 2) Technical Westlawn 2 Drawing with a Pencil - Cavitation & Propeller Blade Area
April 2007 Vol 1, Issue 1 Mark Your Calendar News Westlawn 3 Second Annual Mystic Meet is scheduled for July 28 & 29
April 2007 Vol 1, Issue 1 Design Tip News Westlawn 3 Updates to Multihull Text (Book 122)
April 2007 Vol 1, Issue 1 Passenger-Compartment Ventilation Fundamentals Technical Gerr, Dave 3 Passenger-Compartment Ventilation Fundamentals
April 2007 Vol 1, Issue 1 In Memoriam History Westlawn 10 Obituary of Westlawn alumnus Tom Fexas.
April 2007 Vol 1, Issue 1 Who We Are & Contact Information General Westlawn 10 Who is Westlawn and what is our mission