The industry standard in terms of fit, finish, and outfitting has been on the rise for the last decade and builders that did not adapt were simply left behind. Cheoy Lee's solution was to address this challenge with technology. This was, in fact, their approach in the 1980s when the focus was on increasing performance. They were one of the first production boatbuilders to use foam-core materials below the waterline to save weight. In recent years, the yard has been a pioneer in advanced molding processes. The goal now is both performance and quality control.