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The mast of the 17-foot black carbon fiber catamaran was inches away from the top of the Pennfield School gym roof.

Advanced show-and-tell at Portsmouth school

Advanced show-and-tell at Portsmouth school

PORTSMOUTH — Rigging a sleek 17-foot, black carbon fiber catamaran in the Pennfield School’s gymnasium Wednesday morning was the starting point for the most radical show-and-tell any of the students had ever seen. Part of a “Knowledge Object” experiment where an item is analyzed with the help of professionals who either create or used the item,

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U.S. Sen. Whitehouse visits Bristol’s Hall Composites

Top-level execs of a Bristol-based composites business will be traveling to California this weekend, to solidify their partnership with an industry-leading aerospace company. If that sounds grand, Ben Hall can assure you it is. “When you can solve problems by reducing weight, people will buy your product,” said Ben, vice president of Hall Spars &

The 60th anniversary Sunfish sports a whole school of the little round fish on its sail.

Sunfish at sixty: Most popular boat ever still keeps them busy at Portsmouth plant

Most popular sailboat ever still keeps them busy at Portsmouth plant By Bruce Burdett The little Sunfish, far and away the most popular sailboat ever built, just turned 60 and they’re still churning them out at the rate of four a day at LaserPerformance in Portsmouth. A few things have changed since Alex Byran and