Thoroughbred Boats U23i – Luxury and Legendary Performance Redesigned

The U23i from Thoroughbred Boat Company combines modern luxury with legendary performance. Originally designed with inboard propulsion and a single engine with propeller tunnel on centerline, DLBA consulted on running surface and provided shaftline arrangement and tunnel geometry. With the success of the U23i, DLBA will continue with additional design and engineering work to assist […]

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See you at MACC?

Anchor down at MACC 2023! Our team will be attending ASNE’s Multi-Agency Craft Conference (MACC) June 26 – 28 in Portsmouth, VA. You can find us in the Portsmouth Ballroom, Booth #204. DLBA’s very own Maggie Maguire will lead a presentation delivering valuable insight into operator and engineer perspectives on required definition during the initial […]

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“Powerboat Performance Test” by Donald Blount & Douglas Blount Article from Professional Boatbuilder Magazine

His focus, energy, and dedication led to his book, Performance by Design: Hydrodynamics for High-Speed Vessels. One piece of the legacy knowledge base generated by Donald is our pleasure boat database. The database provides an invaluable design reference with data on over 2,500 boats from 20’ to 150’ in length from boats test articles. Need to sanity check something?

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