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Welcome Evan

Welcome Evan

Bieker Boats welcomes Evan Walker as our latest employee.  Evan is a crack sailor, sail maker, rigger and SolidWorks wizard.  We're lucky to have him...

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Another PT Skiff launched

Another PT Skiff launched

Another of our PT Skiff designs comes out of the shop, this one from Australia. Built from Russell and Ashlyn Brown's kit, which can be found here: PT Watercraft.  A very tidy piece of...

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Introducting the B53

Introducting the B53

Introducing the B53 high-performance cruising cat, just beginning construction at Gold Coast Yachts in the US Virgin Islands for a veteran Seattle sailing couple. More details to follow in coming days. Overall Length 16.33 m Waterline Length (heeled) 16.17 m Beam...

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Riptide 55 out cruising

Riptide 55 out cruising

We just received a nice note from TJ Durnham, the current owner of Rocket Science.  Rocket science is the first keel boat that I designed (back in 1998).  She is a long, lean and lightweight performance cruiser with hard chines and twin rudders.  After 16 years she...

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26 ft Power Cat Launch

26 ft Power Cat Launch

Gordy and Judy Cole launched their 26 foot power cat Slightly Dangerous today in Seattle.  She is named after a WWII P-38 Lightning and sports graphics to match. They did a beautiful job on the build and finish.Slightly Dangerous is not a kit boat really, but all the...

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Dogzilla Has a New Home

Dogzilla Has a New Home

A worthy final resting place for the 33rd America's Cup winner. Bieker Boats designed and engineered the support system and rigging for displaying the USA 17 Trimaran at Oracle headquarters.

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Riptide 765 for sale!

Riptide 765 for sale!

We designed Helter Skelter in 2003 to the New Zealand sportboat rule for yachtsman Phil Jameson.  Phil built the boat to a high standard using vacuum bagged carbon/epoxy laminates.  Helter Skelter has pretty much been the boat to beat in the New Zealand sportboat...

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Study Plans Ready For the 32′ Proa

Study Plans Ready For the 32′ Proa

It has been a long gestation process, but we have finally finished the majority of the design and lofting work for the Jester class proa.  Attached is the Sailplan and Arrangements for the boat.  We also have the construction drawings for the Hull, Ama and Beams...

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