Archive of 2016, January

Leisure Furl In-Boom Mains'l Furling System

Over 4,000 systems in use, making ocean passages all over the world in all sea conditions. After 15 years of development, Leisure Furl is a highly efficient, safe and simple method of reefing and controlling the mainsail. The Forespar Leisure Furl is developed, marketed and built by a spar builder of the highest reputation. We have been building spars in the U.S. for over 40 years.
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MJM Yachts Advanced Manufacturing and Materials

When setting out to build the world’s most capable motoryacht, the vision was clear and ambitious. These new yachts would need to be strong, light, fast, fuel-efficient, comfortable, and stable, a step beyond anything available on the market. This meant advanced design & engineering, an innovative manufacturing process, and tougher, more expensive materials. This quality of construction is one of the fundamentals that sets MJM apart as the finest motoryacht in class. Click to read more about the techniques and detail that go into the design of this superior vessel.
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MJM review Prime Mover

If you’re into physics, this is the boat for you, since she’s the brainchild, as all MJM yachts are, of an entirely different force of nature, Bob Johnstone of J/Boats sailing fame. Johnstone has always been about performance and getting the most out of every puff of wind on the racecourse. Well change that breeze to horsepower and you’ll have a more complete understanding of MJM.    
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The Builder Under the Bridge

Boston BoatWorks co-owners Mark Lindsay and Scott Smith have been delivering complex, lightweight, fuel-efficient power cruisers in wet-preg epoxy composites for the last dozen years— production-built for Bob Johnstone’s MJM Yachts. Read more about the process and builders of BBW.                                                         ...
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Spring Cruise of 50z

Our antidote for Winter has been a pair of 3-week cruises on our MJM 50z starting out in Naples FL, visiting Boca Grande, Sanibel, Sarasota, Marco Island, et al, then going across the Okeechobee Waterway to Stuart, Jupiter Island Club, Palm Harbor (WPB), Bahia Mar, ending up at the Miami Beach Yacht & Brokerage Show. The next segment, following the blossoms North, goes from Palm Beach Boat Show to the garden tours of Charleston, and then to watch 139 J/Boats (of 277 total) competing in Charleston Race Week April 16–19. Here's a trip report of the latter.
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