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New Energy and a New Owner Spark a Rebirth
New energy and owner spark a renaissance at Atlantic Boat.
Boatyard Profile: Washburn & Doughty
Washburn & Doughty keeps very busy building tugs, ferries and other large workboats.
An Island Boatyard
An island boatyard, begun in 1920, still thrives in Penobscot Bay
Boatyard Profile: Androscoggin Wooden Boat Works
Classic Lymans and other vintage wooden boats are restored at this Wayne, Maine, boatyard.
A Boating Hub for Casco Bay & Beyond
With a roomy new location and a big new lift, Portland Yacht Services is a boating hub.
Boatyard Profile: Strouts Point Wharf
Strouts Point Wharf in South Freeport has a 218-year tradition of building wooden boats.
Johnson’s Boatyard on Long Island specializes in one-of-a-kind creations.
Maine boatbuilders no longer have to rely solely on local timber, but can source wood worldwide for projects.
Located on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, Tern Boatworks specializes in new wooden boat construction and repairs.
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.
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.
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.
Crafting Wooden Spars
For more than 25 years, Jim Elk of Bar Harbor has been the go-to person for wooden yacht spars.