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ONE DRIVER AT A TIME

Posted to BoatbuildConsult.com (by Phil Friedman) on January 26, 2010

The other day I was talking to a friend who is a marine industry PE. Not surprisingly, he took me to task about my last blog post, “Who Should Be the Designated Driver?” He pointed out that it is all well and good to say that, in a perfect world…

WHO SHOULD BE THE DESIGNATED DRIVER?

Posted to BoatbuildConsult.com (by Phil Friedman) on December 16, 2009

Just about every boatyard uses the expression, “On time and on budget.” But in reality, how many major build or refit projects meet those criteria? Very, very few, if any. There is a plethora of factors working to prevent a project from coming in on time and on budget.

FLIBS and FLAB

Posted to BoatbuildConsult.com (by Phil Friedman) on November 3, 2009

Traffic seemed significantly down at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. But there were some encouraging signs. One of these is that the industry as a whole appears to be “retooling,” with firms revamping their business models to cope better in leaner times.