Paul Bieker Named Winner of the Cruising Club of America’s Diana Russell Award

The CCA award for innovation goes to Pacific Northwesterner, Paul Bieker — leading-edge developer of hydrofoils and carbon-fiber structures for boats performing at the highest levels. The Cruising Club of America (CCA) has…

Righting Moment Augmentation in Modern Sailing Yachts

In the last year, two major events in the Pacific Northwest crowned champions that sailed vessels utilizing a system of enhanced or assisted ballast—Team Angry Beaver won Race to Alaska aboard a canting-keel Schock 40; and…

#TBT: Local Sailor and Designer Paul Bieker Heads BMW Oracle Structures Team in Seattle

Local Sailor and Designer Paul Bieker Heads BMW Oracle Structures Team in Seattle by Liza Tewell   One of Paul Bieker’s earliest memories is of a car crash. Seems his plastic surgeon dad had a taste for fast excitement…

#TBT Paul Bieker… Computers, Carbon Fiber and a Better Solution

#TBT: Paul Bieker… Computers, Carbon Fiber and a Better Solution 1996 Interview by Kurt Hoehne   If you see Paul Bieker in the next couple months, you might not recognize him as an up-and-coming force on the worldwide…