Category Archives: Publications

Yachts International: Jefe, Custom Detail And Muscle

Jefe oozes attitude. Owner and designer Jerry Gilbreath, a nine-time world offshore champion, would not have wanted it any other way. Jefe idled at dawn on a glassy mountain lake in northern Idaho. Thirty-four feet of custom crafted mahogany, representing a year and a half of labor and a million dollars of detail and muscle,…

Robb Report: Toys of Summer, Short Sail

An owner of a lakefront vacation home in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, recently sought to purchase a small boat that he could use to teach his children how to sail. He soon discovered the diminutive PocketShip, a roughly 15-foot-long kit boat that is light enough to be pulled up on the beach and easily trailered, yet…

Boat International: Sizzler

Could there be a better way to escape the pressures of day-to-day business than to set sail in search of a breeze on a 60 ft yacht? Likely not, especially when you can be alone, away from the dock, and under full sail in a matter of minutes – literally at the push of a…

Invictus

As 2013 hurtled by I’d struggle to tell you exactly when the rush of air miles, immigration officials and alarm calls in a dozen different languages blurred into a scarily monotonous headlong rush.  We were chasing the next big story, the next big yacht  launch, the next big exclusive, a two month-long whirlwind tour of…