Riptide 55

Riptide 55

sail Projects > Sail Boats The Riptide 55 was my first keel boat design (1994). She was designed and built for George Thurtle of Seattle WA who wanted a high performance offshore family cruising yacht. George is a very open-minded client who encouraged me to take...
Shilshole 27

Shilshole 27

sail Projects > Sail Boats Trailerable, high performance to cost ratio, home build-able and fun for the family to race and maybe spend 10 days cruising on. The combination of high stability, light weight and large sail area gives the Shilshole 27 excellent...
Riptide 41

Riptide 41

sail Projects > Sail Boats We like to think of the Riptide 41 as a high performance gentleman’s racer. It is designed to be sailed efficiently with a crew of between 6 and 8 rather than the 10-12 persons commonly found on a racing boat of this size, and it...
America’s Cup

America’s Cup

sail Projects > Sail Boats Oracle Team USA win 34th America’s Cup! Riding Bieker Boats Engineered / Core Builders Built Foils It was an epic battle on San Francisco Bay – ending in an eight race Oracle Team USA winning streak to win the Cup after being down...
Jameson 650

Jameson 650

sail Projects > Sail Boats The Jameson 650 is named after the client – Phil Jameson. Phil is a good friend and great sailor (VOR winner, America’s Cup competitor, etc.) . He built the Bieker 765 and wanted something even more challenging and fast. I think...
Riptide 25

Riptide 25

sail Projects > Sail Boats Although the Riptide 25 will have sportboat performance we do not think of it as a sportboat. It has enough stability and interior space to be comfortable on longer races and extended cruising. Water ballast means that the boat can be...
Riptide 50

Riptide 50

sail Projects > Sail Boats Strum was built as an evolution of the concept behind the Riptide 35 and 44. She is a high performance long course racing boat with comfortable cruising accommodations. Her light displacement and water ballast make her capable of 24 hour...
PT Dinghy

PT Dinghy

sail Projects > Sail Boats The PT Dinghy was designed as a performance double-handed hiking boat to be built at the Wooden Boat School in Port Townsend, WA (a center for traditional wooden boat building in the Western United States). The intention was to use the...
Eaton 12

Eaton 12

sail Projects > Sail Boats The Eaton 12 is a high performance single-handed skiff designed for Fred Eaton of Toronto, Canada. She is built using high quality prepreg construction for maximum stiffness and minimum weight. -Paul PROJECTSSail Power Commercial...