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An Amateur Refinishes His Metal Mast
An intrepid hobbyist learns how to refinish aluminum spars.
New life for an old family launch that has spent 71 years working on Casco Bay.
Polly Sails Again
One man’s vision and dedication led to a seven-year effort to restore a classic 56' Nevins sloop that was built in 1945.
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.
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.”
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.
Katie Mack: Restored Vintage Cruiser
A vintage cruiser from the 1930s was restored and will be home to a couple in Maine.
Vintage British Racer Gets an American Makeover
A Maine builder played a key role in restoring a vintage British wooden racer.
Are you looking for a basket case?
Some potential boat projects are just waiting for you.
the case for “The Basket Case”
Boatbuilder Ellery Brown makes a case for why saving old boats is so worthwhile.
A 61-foot scallop dragger returns to its working boat roots.
Front Street Shipyard: Berilda
Front Street Shipyard's extensive makeover of the 126-foot Feadship Berilda brought modern touches to the classic superyacht.
Maine Yacht Center: Great American IV
Maine Yacht Center refitted the hi-tech IMOCA 60, Great American IV, for Rich Wilson who is competing for the second time in the grueling Vendée Globe, a 28,000-mile solo circumnavigation.
Maine's passenger windjammer fleet is finding new life as two of the classic vessels get refurbished and skippers find new ways to market schooner cruises.