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Boats

Johnson’s Boatyard

Johnson’s Boatyard on Long Island specializes in one-of-a-kind creations.

Timber Talk

Maine boatbuilders no longer have to rely solely on local timber, but can source wood worldwide for projects.

Whistler

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.

Tern Boatworks

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.

Land Cruisers

Eli Ellis turns traditional vans into bespoke land yachts with wood interiors.