Super-Tough Sinbad’s Significant Refit at Front Street Shipyard

The steel-hulled Sinbad, which started life half a century ago, is embarking on a major refit. It’s one that Front Street Shipyard says poses a challenge for its entire shipyard crew. Sinbad has an interesting history. Completed in 1962 in Norway, she was the 16th launch following World War II for her builder, A. Eidsvik. Continue reading

Cowabunga! BigAir Yacht Blob Debuts at FLIBS

Unlike the title character in the 1970s horror film, here’s one blob that neither creeps nor leaps. You’ll certainly want to leap onto it, though. It’s the BigAir Yacht Blob, the latest inflatable watertoy from FunAir. Bouncy inflatables like this have been around for a while. FunAir adapted the design to make it more stable, Continue reading