Category: Yacht Glass

ProCurve Glass Enhances Tartan’s 455 Deckhouse Sloop

ProCurve Glass Enhances Tartan’s 455 Deckhouse Sloop

Sail magazine nominated the Top 10 Best Boats in 2023 and Ohio-based Tartan Marine made the list with its 455 Deckhouse Sloop. According to Wendy Mitman Clarke, Sail’s editor-in-chief, “Tartan’s new model is an intriguing hybrid that sails like a witch and offers true powerhouse perks.”  While the magazine focused on many of the outstanding… Read more »

High-Performance Marine Glass, Its benefits and How to Specify

Boat Curved Glass

High-performance marine glass is a strong, laminated glass construction that offers improved resistance to high energy impacts and the risk other glass products may have as to fall-out.  The better you understand this product and its proper specification, the better the chance of getting exactly what you wanted for your project.  Here is a step… Read more »

ProCurve Glass Exhibits at the 2023 IBEX Show

ProCurve Glass Design marine glazing for boat building

The 2023 IBEX Show takes place October 3-5 at the Tampa Convention Center. As in years past, ProCurve Glass will be on hand to exhibit its high-performance marine glass. According to ProCurve’s Steve Miller, the show is a great opportunity for him to connect with customers and interested Show attendees.  Marine Glazing for Boatbuilding ProCurve Glass… Read more »

Use More Glass in 2023!

Marine glass windshield from ProCurve Glass Design

10 Upcoming Yacht Design Trends – TrendBook Trend Forecasting (trendesignbook.com) Transparency is one of the upcoming 2023 yacht design trends, according to TrendBook, which noted “Glass is an upcoming design trend which promotes the feeling of wider spaces, evoking a perfect harmony between interior and exterior.” The expanded use of glass to expand visibility and… Read more »

Advantages of Glass Bonding

Bonded Glass Window for Marine applications

Bonded windows offer advantages over framed windows in marine applications. ProCurve Customer Service representative Steve Miller notes that customers are impressed with the overall performance of bonded windows. They report zero routine maintenance with direct glazed glass, as well as better aesthetics and easier installation. One customer commented, “Perhaps the greatest advantage is that if… Read more »

Bertram 31 Gets Full Make Over

Boat with curved glass from ProCurve Glass Design

Cooley Marine of Stratford, CT has launched a fully restored and modernized Bertram 31 yacht at the 2022 Rhode Island International Boat Show. According to President and Founder of Cooley Marine, Andrew Cooley, “The boat was rebuilt from the stringers up. We removed the original aluminum framed windows with a composite landing mullion system that could… Read more »

IBEX Show Coming to Tampa

Yacht boat with marine glass

ProCurve Glass will once again exhibit at the IBEX Show, September 27-29 at the Tampa Convention Center. The exhibition hall is open to all qualified marine industry professionals on Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and on Thursday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  ProCurve’s booth is in Exhibit Hall 1, Booth 614. … Read more »

The World’s Largest Cruising Catamaran

Pendennis Catamaran Ship

Meet the sailing yacht Hemisphere, a 145-foot catamaran. Launched in 2011 by the Pendennis Shipyard in the Cornish town of Falmouth, in the UK, this sailing yacht is the world’s largest cruising catamaran. It was designed by Van Peteghem Lauriot Prévost (VPLP) architects, a multi-disciplinary firm of naval architects, engineers, and designers specializing in sailing… Read more »

Bonding Glass Replaces Traditional Window Frames

Bonding Glass Replaces Traditional Window Frames

New boats, as well as older boats, are taking advantage of an innovative way of glazing glass that uses special adhesives and sealants to “glue” the glass in place. This bonding process offers several advantages over traditional methods that require sturdy window frames to hold the glass in place and often limit the size of… Read more »

Sustainability Goals: A Challenge for the Marine Industry

Sustainability in the marine industry

Architects and building owners around the world are now with a global mandate to reduce or eliminate carbon emissions. This mandate is affecting the marine industry as well. What is the key to achieving zero carbon emissions in yachts and other maritime vessels? Marine Industry and Sustainability Two years ago, Superyacht published an interesting article… Read more »