Raphael Schaad

18 Magazines | 1,163 Articles | 17,334 Followers | 361 Likes | @raphael | Designer & Technologist, MIT Media Lab. Previously Flipboard and iA Writer.

Solar and Wind Just Passed Another Big Turning Point

Wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in both Germany and the U.K., even without government subsidies, according to a new analysis by …


Chernobyl proves that humans are a bigger threat to wildlife than even nuclear accidents

The Chernobyl disaster in 1986 released 100 times more radiation than the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Some 16,000 people were permanently evacuated from the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident—but what happened to the wildlife left behind?

According to a recent study, the …


Elon Musk-backed SolarCity claims to have built industry's most efficient solar panel

SolarCity — the leading installer of residential solar panels in the US — announced today in Times Square that the company has built the industry's most efficient solar panel, Reuters reports. The panel converts sunlight into electricity with a 22.04 percent efficiency, according to third-party …

Renewable Energy

Tech Dinghy

Tech Dinghy

Parts of the Laser, from laserinternational.org

The Laser Formula

The Laser Formula: A choice of rigs for different weight sailors = 3 boats in one

Are your children reaching the age when they want to go sailing in a …


Koos Eissen

Aston Martin Voyage 55 Boat Concept Sketch

Aston Martin

Lionheart Limited

Largest available accurate scale replica Limited Edition yacht models of the Lionheart

Highest Quality Craftsmanship and Details, including:

American …


Pedrazzini – Boat design that reflects glamorous sophistication

Despite the name of their most famous model, the Capri Super Deluxe, you do not have to travel to Capri to behold the magnificent sight of a …


Pedrazzini - Strictly handcrafted in Switzerland since 1914: Boote

Seit 100 Jahren fühlt sich Pedrazzini der Kunst des Bootsbaus verpflichtet. Die Mahagoni-Runabouts werden nach guter alter Manier von Hand gefertigt. …

17 Photos Of Classic Cars Next To Their Modern Version

Here's a roundup of some beautiful classic cars sitting next to their beautiful modern counterpart. It's amazing to see side-by-side.

Land Rover

DELFTship free

DELFTship™Free is a fully functional 3D hullform modeling program perfectly suited for students, home users or anyone else with an interest in ship …

3D Modeling


  My new crazy Friday project is designing and building a complex curve steam bent wooden chair. i know most of my days are already crazy, …

(via F R E E / M A N - Articles - Looks: Heritage Research Autumn/Winter 11)

(via F R E E / M A N - Articles - Looks: Heritage Research Autumn/Winter 11)

Alfredo Häberli Design Development | Spheres (Milan)

Spheres (Milan) 2015

Perspectives in Precision & Poetry for BMW

BMW, Germany

It all began with the request from BMW to develop a personal, completely …

Miniature Wooden Toy Boats


Belle Aventure

William Fife III was the third generation in a family of master yacht builders and he was the most prolific. In June of 1929 Fife launched the …

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Boat Porn

How to Build a Wood Sailboat

I've been wanting to combine my two favorite hobbies - woodworking and sailing for a long time, so I thought I'd build a boat. It's got classic lines …

Pilot Gig, Southwester Dory, NanoShip, Nesting Expedition Dinghy, Outrigger Junior by Chesapeake Light Craft

By John C. Harris
February 2015

2015 is shaping up to be a major year for new projects at CLC. With rumors of most of these designs already circulating …

Build a boat from a kit

There’s a great way to own a new boat on a budget – build it yourself. You could create a unique cruising yacht to be proud of and save yourself


Boat plans for amateurs | Adelie 14'

The best technical support: we will help you succeed!
All our plans and kits come with full technical support. Ask questions on our support web site …


MUSCADET sailboat specifications and details on sailboatdata.com


Hull Type:


Rig Type:

Masthead Sloop


21.26' / 6.48m


18.37' / 5.60m


7.41' / 2.26m

Listed SA:

205 ft2 / 19.04 m2

Draft …