North Pacific 39:
Right for the times
Risk Assessment: How To Make Smart Decisions About Repairs To Your Boat
STORY BY STEVE ZIMMERMAN
Every decision regarding boat repairs comes down to three components: the boat, the boat owners, and how
the boat is used. Drawing on decades of boatbuilding and repair experience, Steve Zimmerman explains how
to reason your way through repair decisions using his straightforward framework.
Paint By Numbers
STORY BY ERIC COLBY
Find out what’s new this season in the world of marine paints. From bottom paints to topcoats and do-it-
yourself applications to professional jobs, contributor Eric Colby covers the products that will help you spruce
up your trawler just in time for spring.