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Boat Features

Holly Martin

A young Mainer sailing around the world is following in the wake of pioneering women.

Marionette

The role of the Dolphins 24 in the days of the sailboat design transition from wood to fiberglass.

Playing the boat-name game

A boat name, like vanity license plates, can reveal much about the personality of boat owners, and how they use their boats. Choosing the right name can be a complicated as naming a child.

Umiak

Middle school students build an Inuit Umiak and learn confidence and skills

Mavis

A decade-long rebuild of a classic Irish yacht

French & Webb Levant 15

A fixed-keel sailboat designed by Chuck Paine and built at French & Webb

Hunt Ocean 63

The latest offshore cruising yacht from Hunt Yachts

Sunbeam V

After a long refit, Sunbeam V’s return is ray of sunshine for islanders

Calvin Beal 42

A bigger boat for a lobsterman who moved his operation farther offshore

Back Cove 39O

The 39O cruiser is a bigger version of the 34O, Back Cove’s first outboard model

Hood 57 LM

A custom motoryacht from Hood, Lyman-Morse, and Stephens-Waring

Ellis 28

A midsize sportfishing boat that breaks from convention

Wesmac Super 46

An extra-wide version of Wesmac’s standard 46-footer

Wheeler 38

A tale of Hemingway's yacht and reverse-engineering

Avocette

A “Resto-Mod” project from Yachting Solutions—a hybrid of restoration and modification