- Mar 16, 2015
- Mar 02, 2015
Many of today's boats are designed to be both quick and comfortable, and X Yachts continues to stake its claim in the performance-cruiser market. The X-34 is light, nimble, and sturdy, as I learned firsthand during several hours of thrashing into a stiff 17-to-20-knot headwind and steep chop on a recent 50-mile test sail/delivery.
CONSTRUCTIONThe hull and deck are built
The Jeanneau 42i is not of the same family as the iPod, iPhone, or iMac, but it's just as much a piece of 21st-century technology. At Jeanneau, the "i" stands for "resin infusion."
CONSTRUCTIONResin infusion is an engineering process that makes a strong laminate with optimum glass:resin ratios and few voids while reducing factory emissions. Jeanneau uses the method to
The engine space is made quieter by perforated aluminum linings that cover the soundproofing for
Tripp has given the hull a very long waterline, and the structure is cold-molded using Hodgdon's proprietary lamination