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Boats

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.

Land Cruisers

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.

Chips: New Life for a Classic Racer

A sheep farm in Warren does double duty as a high-class boat restoration shop, most recently for the P Boat Chips.

Hybrid Design Combines the Best of Wood and Plastic

Boatbuilder Richard Stanley’s newest boat is a hybrid that combines the best of wood and fiberglass.

Lady Erin: A Workboat with Yacht Style

This owner wanted his new boat to look like a workboat, but work like a yacht.

Katie Mack: Restored Vintage Cruiser

A vintage cruiser from the 1930s was restored and will be home to a couple in Maine.

Two Boats in One

The newly restored NY40 Marilee has the best of both worlds. She can carry either a gaff rig or Marconi rig depending on the weather and the racing competition.