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Stories about new launches along the coast. Search for boats by name or yard, or just browse through our stories about boat built along the shores of the Gulf of Maine.

Front Street Shipyard: Stoneface

An ambitious megayacht refit sets the pace for a fast-growing yard

French & Webb: Leilu

A Vivier-designed kit boat destined for lake sailing

Bill Buchholz's new old iceboat: Monotype XV

A classic and fast Soviet-era iceboat design

Brooklin Boat Yard: Sonny

A racing and cruising yacht so fine it was built twice

Great Day for a Boat Launching — Times Two

Two boats launch on the same day, Belfast, Maine

Celebrating Youth-Built Boat Launches

Two student-built boats launch in Portland Harbor

Just Launched: Iain Oughtred Skerrie Skiff

This sailing skiff is at home out on the bay or on the lake.

Just Launched: Aleria

A 42' Bunker and Ellis design from 1958 restored.

Just Launched: Sabre 48 Salon Express

Rooster's Tale, a first look at the Sabre 48 Salon Express

Just Launched: the Brenda Kay

A 1950s Beals Island design, updated for coastal cruising and pleasure use.

Just Launched: Apprenticeshop Graduate Projects

The Apprenticeshop celebrated the graduation of three apprentices and the launching of six recently completed projects.

Just Launched: Wilbur 46

With the Betsy, a dream becomes a reality.

Just Launched: Bolero, an Olin Stephens Design

Bolero, a beauty with a storied past, re-launched in May at Rockport Marine.

Just Launched: Gurnet Point 25 by South Shore Boatworks

South Shore Boatworks launched the first of its new Gurnet Point 25s