F. Todd Warner, an authority on classic wooden powerboats who owns the original POSH, approached designer Bill Prince roughly two years ago about building a 21st century version of his 1937 classic.
“I am starting my 40th year specializing in the restoration, sales, service, design and construction of vintage boats and vintage boat design,” says Warner, CEO of Mahogany Bay and RetroModerne Yacht Design in Mound, Minn.
Most boats have intelligent ideas worth noting, along with areas that need a little more thinking through. It’s rare to see a boat that gets it all right — or all wrong. My intent here is to provide some of the insight needed to distinguish what works and what could be better.
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