Archive for 2020

Making the Modern Integrated Nav System Easier to Use

Join Steve Dashew aboard FPB 78-1 Cochise and find out how the Dashews solved one of the major weaknesses of modern integrated navigation systems.

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Posted by Steve Dashew  (August 19, 2020)    |    Comments (0)

Making It Happen & Free Book Offer

Linda and Steve Dashew’s four books now available as a free PDF download.

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Posted by Steve Dashew  (March 27, 2020)    |    Comments (6)

The Antarctic Way – Redefining What’s Possible – Life Changing Adventures Aboard FPB 78s

… beautifully filmed, powerful video follows the journey of two FPB 78s as they cruise the remote and challenging Lemaire channel of Antarctica. Read the rest »


Posted by Steve Dashew  (March 3, 2020)    |    Comments (0)

Fiji to Panama – 7500 Miles – One Stop – New Video

Join Linda and Steve Dashew aboard the FPB 78 – 1 Cochise on a 7500 mile/12,070 kilometer record setting voyage, Read the rest »


Posted by Steve Dashew  (February 18, 2020)    |    Comments (2)

The Nature of Lightning – Avoidance, Protection, and Recovery Video

Although we have never been hit with lightning, it is one of the few things about which we worry when at sea, in particular with modern yachts. Hence this new vide0. Read the rest »


Posted by Steve Dashew  (February 5, 2020)    |    Comments (0)

The Way to Weather: Upwind Cruising from Fair to Survival Conditions

This is the third video in Steve Dashew’s series on his search for the perfect cruising yacht. Read the rest »


Posted by Steve Dashew  (January 28, 2020)    |    Comments (6)

Finally, A Detailed Tour of the FPB 97 Iceberg

When we did our posts on the Wicked FPB 97 we were unable to take you for a tour of the interior due to privacy concerns for the owners.  That has now changed and Sue Grant, the managing director of Berthons International has done a wonderful interior and exterior tour. Read the rest »


Posted by Steve Dashew  (January 7, 2020)    |    Comments (0)

Surfing is The Way

Having grown up in Southern California, with a sailing and surfing background, riding the waves  a natural part of being in or on the water. Our sailing and FPB designs have reflected this from the beginning. Recently we were surprised to learn that some of our owners are afraid of what is actually. one of the best things you can do with our yachts. Read the rest »


Posted by Steve Dashew  (January 3, 2020)    |    Comments (2)