The Cat at Gils

People often ask me whatever happened to the catamaran that Jack Kobayashi started? It spent the last 25 years sitting at Gils in Costa Mesa, CA. It began as a KHSD 53 and evolved after that. In fact it was the first set of construction drawings tha

t I ever did completely on CADD. It was a radical idea back then. Vendors had zero equipment files available. They had to be created in-house. I think that was ’87 or ’88. Courage Winter owns it now and is aiming to launch soon. I have been helping with the redo.

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