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Written By: Rick Dieterich January 17, 2017 at 3:46 pm

Not every naval architect gets the chance to take a second swing at a popular design a couple of decades after the splash of the original. But that is precisely the opportunity that presented itself to Catalina Yachts designer Gerry Douglas with his Catalina 425. The company’s original 42-footer debuted 23 years ago, and before […]

Written By: Rick Dieterich November 10, 2016 at 9:40 pm

Elan E4: ‘Best Monohull Cruising Boat 30 to 40 ft’ from Sail Magazine As for the boat’s performance, in light air the E4 is nimble and confident when going through stays, and in the heavy stuff she goes like a rocket. The twin helms offer fingertip control, and the boat’s twin rudders ensure you don’t […]

Written By: Rick Dieterich October 24, 2016 at 2:36 pm

Large framed photos of gorgeous new boats bounding along under sail were what first caught my eye when I walked into the Springline Yacht Sales office in Mystic, Connecticut, one morning last August. No surprise there. But the pair of shapely downhill skis standing right beside one of the photos seemed a bit out of […]

Written By: Rick Dieterich October 3, 2016 at 5:02 pm

March 2016 Read the full article How to build a top-notch sales operation.

Written By: Rick Dieterich April 7, 2016 at 6:29 pm

April 7, 2016 Read about the Elan review in the May issue of Sail magazine. A Dash of Elan, Balkan immigrants arrive in U.S. by Peter Nielsen