Boat Builders

Boat Builders

Pacific Grace on Juan de Fuca Strait flanking the Olympic Mountains

Pacific Grace

The schooner, Pacific Grace, teaches young people to sail and work cooperatively. This tale, published by WoodenBoat, reveals how this tall ship was built the old-fashioned way.

Istanbul on the Bosporus


Turkey’s boatbuilder, Vicem, builds beautiful, cold-molded yachts for export, mostly to the United States. I visited the Vicem plants in Istanbul and Antalya and wrote this article for Professional Boatbuilder.

Greifswald’s vintage vessels lie across from the Hanse plant


This detailed article for Professional Boatbuilder describes the rise of the Hanse brand. The factory is located in Greifswald, Germany.