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Back in the 1930s and 1940s, yacht designers began experimenting with aluminum. The first American all-aluminum yacht was built in Boothbay.
Proposed New Rambler 38
A new concept design for a center-console features an aluminum hull.
Located on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, Tern Boatworks specializes in new wooden boat construction and repairs.
My First Boat: A Simple Smelting Punt
It was plain and it leaked, but a simple, nameless smelting punt provided much joy to two young boys during World War II in South Brewer.
Married to a Man Who’s Married to a Boatyard
What’s it like to be married to a man who’s married to a boatyard? The wife explains.
Launch of Blackjack
The launch of the restored Friendship sloop Blackjack included a team of oxen.
The Battle Notch or the Dreaded Repower
The process of replacing the engine in his old boat taught Joe Upton valuable lessons about community, and vice versa.
Printed Boat Parts? You Bet.
As the world of 3D printing grows, boatbuilders find it’s a valuable tool.
A Lifelong Boatbuilder
At 98 years of age, Paul Chapman has not let age slow down his boatbuilding. He recently finished a 37' wooden boat.
Pendleton Yacht Yard: Island Anchor
From boatbuilding and maintenance to docks, Pendleton Yacht Yard does it all. What’s it like to be married to a man who’s married to a boatyard? The wife explains.
The Pearson Ensign
The Pearson Ensign is a versatile racer/family daysailer that has stood the test of time.
Downeast Outboard Express Cruiser
MJM has introduced what founder Bob Johnstone calls the first-ever outboard express cruiser with downeast styling.
Eli Ellis turns traditional vans into bespoke land yachts with wood interiors.
A Regular School Bus Reimagined
Gamage Shipyard spent a year transforming a standard school bus into a fabulous, luxurious “land yacht.”
Redfern Boat’s Newest Launch Rides the Rails
Redfern Boat’s Carlton Johnson built a luxurious custom trolley using high-end yacht construction techniques.