Notes on Ventilation

Notes on Ventilation

Ventilation is a very complex phenomena, and while I have addressed the concept many times directly with clients via email, or made postings on instagram, I think it’s time to write  blog entry about it because there is still a lot of confusion and general lack of...
Engineered Aluminum

Engineered Aluminum

In 2016 I set out to change the landscape of carbon foil masts. I was very clear from the onset: Project Cedrus was to be 30% lighter with greater stiffness and strength than any other mast on the market, or I had failed. Now in 2022, in the last few months alone,...
Introducing the Clydesdale

Introducing the Clydesdale

The architecture for Project Cedrus was concieved in 2016. At the time, Liquid Force had just replaced their original orange “foil fish” mast with the long chord blue extrusion which weighed about 10lbs. It was simply too heavy to teach my wife on, and it...
First failure & lessons learned

First failure & lessons learned

a tough email to receive It is not possible for me to describe the emotions after receiving an email from a customer with the subject line “mast problem.” I am not a skilled enough writer to communicate the immediate feelings of fear, sadness, frustration, and even...