Attractive and full-featured bulletin board connecting boat designers and boatbuilders. A showcase for designers, amateur and professional, with lots of concepts and designs, from traditional to space-age. Free membership and extensive non-member browsing.
Grab bag of tips and commentary on different ways to get a boat, including when and where to buy, whether it's cost-effective to buy fixer-uppers or charter boats, buying overseas, or building. Contains excerpts from hard-to-find bulletin board and newsgroup postings, as well as links to useful sites and vendor pages.
The International Boatbuilders' Exhibition & Conference in late October in Miami is not really a boat show. It's a meeting of builders and equipment makers. Many of the seminars are about shop techniques and the exhibits about laminating equipment. However, if you're thinking of having a boat built or need to know about the latest machinery and electronics, this is far more informative than the average boat show.
Custom yacht designer in all materials. Interesting gallery of designs. Also extensive articles written for the yachting press gathered here.
Builder of custom steel cruising boats from 45 to 65 feet.