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Yards

An Island Boatyard Turns 125

This boatyard is a physical and spiritual landmark.

Finding New Niches

Boatbuilder Lyman-Morse has undertaken a number of new initiatives that are helping the company thrive. The projects include buying Wayfarer Marine in Camden, building a new hotel in Rockland, and building two prototype powerboats for Bertram Yachts.

Great Island: A Yard for All Seasons

Maine’s stellar reputation for new boat construction gets the limelight. But it is all-purpose yards like Great Island Boat Yard with their capacity for service, repairs and refits that are the backbone of the state’s maritime industry today. Searching for more meaningful lives, Great Island owners Steve and Stephanie Rowe left high-powered corporate jobs to run the yard.

Front Street Shipyard: Stoneface

An ambitious megayacht refit sets the pace for a fast-growing yard

From The Ashes: Great Island Boatyard Rebulds

After a midwinter fire, this boatyard is rebuilding a better and more energy-efficient center for its operations, and doing it on a really tight schedule.

Lyman Morse, Green Building

Boatbuilding in a 22,400-square-foot state-of-the-art , energy-efficient and environmentally responsible “green” building