Howard Hughes was the driving force behind the Hughes 38. He along with his brother Peter founded and built the company from the ground up.
Howard Hughes – Courtesy of Canadian Yachting
Many of the boats (including the Hughes 38) built by Hughes Boat Works were designed by another team of brothers – Olin and Rod Stephens of Sparkman and Stephens fame.
History and photos courtesy of Bill Sokil http://danceonavolcano.ca/hugheshistory.htm
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Courtesy of Bill Sokil