Each issue includes:
• Quality reproductions of the designers' original drawings
• Complete hull lines for most boats
• Full particulars, including calculated performance ratios
• Designers' addresses and phone numbers
• Succinct design commentary
To view front covers and table of contents for each issue, click BDQ Issues. Magazines typically feature six designs over 22 pages, with no advertising. Ordering issues and subscriptions is effortless via The WoodenBoat Store's secure website. The WoodenBoat Store has been fulfilling back issue orders since BDQ was first published in 1991.
To order back issues and subscriptions, please contact The WoodenBoat Store:
Site: www.woodenboatstore.com and select the back issues section or subscription section.
Phone: 1.800.273.SHIP (7447) or 207.359.4647 Fax: 207.359.2058
Mail: The WoodenBoat Store, PO Box 78, Brooklin, Maine 04616
What others are saying about Boat Design Quarterly:
“It’s the best explanation of hull lines that I’ve ever read. O’Brien’s
writing reflects a deep understanding of boats and the joy they give to
— Dennis Caprio, former editor of Small Boat Journal
“Interesting boats from innovative designers….”
— Bob Hicks, editor and publisher
of Messing About in BOATS
“Mike O’Brien makes boats, each and every one he writes about,
indelible for me. You can’t find drawings like these, and become
exposed to Mike’s encyclo-practic grasp of boats, anywhere better
than in his very own publication.”
— Jim Brown, multihull designer and author
Copyright 2013 Boat Design Quarterly
BDQ publisher Mike O'Brien worked as Associate Editor for Sailor magazine and Technical Editor for Soundings during the 1980s.
For twenty years, Mike was Senior Editor for WoodenBoat magazine. His boats and articles have appeared in many publications, including Cruising World, Small Boat Journal, and Soundings. In his spare time he writes and publishes Boat Design Quarterly. A registered Maine Guide, he teaches sailing and kayaking at the WoodenBoat School.
Mike is the Boat Design Editor for WoodenBoat. This position allows him to devote additional time to that magazine’s Designs section and BDQ now appears more frequently.