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Moose Landing Marina

Moose Landing Marina on Brandy Pond has grown into a major boating hub in the central lakes region.

Metal Magic

For more than 125 years, the Lunenburg Foundry’s fate has been closely tied to the port’s fishing industry. It has survived in an ever-shifting industry by adapting to

Boat Recycler

Boat recycler Jim Harkins find value in old marine parts, fittings, and even fiberglass hulls.

Rosie the Modern-Day Riveter

The number of women working in marine trades has jumped in recent years as gender norms have shifted in the traditionally male-dominated field.

New Owners Chart the Future at Derecktor Robinhood

New owners and a new name start a new chapter for Derecktor Robinhood in Georgetown.

Gamage Shipyard

Gamage Shipyard has been in business for 150 years. Today, under new ownership, the yard is investing in new infrastructure as it looks to the future.

Jonesport Shipyard

An expansion of builder Bertram Frost’s yard, Jonesport Shipyard has become an all-in-one stopping point for both pleasure and commercial boaters.

Passing the Torch

The next generation brings a new touch to family-run Maine boatyards.

Classic Boat Shop

Classic Boat Shop on Mount Desert Island has found a niche with the construction of Pisces 21 daysailers.

Billings Diesel

Billings Diesel has been getting it done and getting things going since 1928.

Farrin’s Boatshop

At Farrin’s, the whole family helps keep the shop running smoothly.

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.

Under the Hood

Fascinated by technology old and new, mechanic Lincoln Davis not only breathes new life into cranky old engines and boats, he also has built an extraordinary collection of them.

From Rum to Lobsters

The qualities that made them good for rum-running during Prohibition also made builder Will Frost’s boats good for lobstering. His semi-displacement hulls, renowned for maintaining speed at capacity, have influenced the design of lobsterboats ever since.