After a bit of a delay with Project Activator, we are back.
The Chris Craft story has many chapters, being such an old brand, but the era we will talk about is Chris Craft Industries of the late seventies and eighties. That is when boat building guru Richard “Dick” Genth was brought in to see if he could turn the company around.
I feel like the nineties was a heyday for boat design. Don’t get me wrong, the sixties and seventies had some of the most game changing design revolutions in boat history, but the 90s boats became more modern, as the competition was fierce
John Travolta's biopic on Don Aronow, or "Ben Aronoff" in the film, is set to release August 16, 2018. The film is directed by Jodi Scurfield.
In the performance boat world there are many brands and builders that have come and gone but if you were to pick one boat company that has continuously pushed the envelope in design and performance, it is Allison Boats.
This week on Project Activator we talk about the bulkheads being installed, the notch in the transom and if we will fill it or not. We also talk about some of the new Mercury Marine engines.
After much anticipation, Mercury Racing has introduced two new outboards that replace the long running 250XS and 300XS. Based off the Mercury Marine V8 Four Stroke technology, these engines differentiate in a few key areas.
Daryll was mentored by Don, and over time, the company evolved from furniture and auto upholstery to more custom work, including custom boat interiors.
Proudly made in the USA, we want to take a look at some of the unique products that come out of the Bob's Machine factory in Florida and document a factory nose cone install.
In this episode of Project Activator, we look at different ideas for paint colors and design.
One of the greatest thing about boating is that no matter what kind powerboat you are into, there is always something to learn about design, setup and new technology.
There is an old story floating around the boating world that involves one of the most iconic cars that GM has ever produced, the original Corvette ZR-1.
In this episode we go over Coosa Composites high density polyurethane closed cell foam structural panels
Even though most performance boaters are looking for the most power possible on their hull, I get more excited about balance and efficiency.
In this episode of Project Activator we talk about some of the engines available and narrow it down to three choices.
For performance boats the big eye opener is the proliferation of outboard tunnels of all sizes, with the 28’ to 36 size being extremely popular. Why is that?
In this article, we are were fortunate enough to ask Jean Pierre Mouligne, from Gurit, a global leader in composite materials, some questions about some of their marine products. We talk about a new breakthrough technology that is very exciting for builders, some features and benefits of modern core materials as well as their application.