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Rockport Marine: Rembrandt

Rembrandt is a 26-foot day boat built by Rockport Marine and designed by the yard’s in-house team of Sam Chamberlin and Brian Riordan.

Bigelow Laboratory: Grampus

An unmanned research submarine is busily crossing the Gulf of Maine to gather data about microbial life and ocean conditions.

Lyman-Morse: Volare

Volare, a 73-foot aluminum-hulled yacht, gets a new lease on life with a major refit at Lyman-Morse.

Kittery Point Yacht Yard: Ambitious Makeover

Messing with a classic design, such as the venerable Wilbur 34, is not for the faint of heart, but the crew at Kittery Point Yacht Yard was up to the challenge of refitting a 1985 Wilbur Flybridge Cruiser.

John’s Bay Boat: Outer Fall

A lobsterman gets a bigger, faster wooden workboat from John’s Bay Boat Co.

John Williams Boat Company: Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe

John Williams Boat Company has plans for a fleet of Polynesian-style outrigger canoes and a racing club on Mt. Desert Island’s Somes Sound.

Hinckley Yachts: Bermuda 50

The Hinckley Yacht Company’s new Bermuda 50 is sleek, fast, and a blast to sail.

Hunt Yachts: 32 Center Console

A new 32-foot center console by Hunt Yachts offers comfort combined with speed and maneuverability.

French & Webb: Bella Luna

French & Webb’s newest daysailer is an updated version of Nathanael Herreshoff’s Alerion III.

Edgerly Boat: The Edgerly 26

The Edgerly 26 is a pocket motoryacht built by Edgerly Boat, a one-man shop located on a back road in Surry, Maine.

Bruckmann Yachts: Abaco 40

The Bruckmann Abaco 40, a Mark Ellis design with a full-skeg pedigree, delivers elegance, style, performance, and maneuverability. Built in Canada, the boats are finished in Maine.

Brooklin Boat: Foggy

Brooklin Boat Yard in Maine built a high-end yacht designed by Frers with styling by world-famous architect Frank Gehry. The project was rewarding, but very complex.

Lake Effect

Richardson’s Boat Yard, a fixture on Sebago Lake, has been under the ownership of one family for almost a century.

Retro Ride

Shawn Grant sold his collection of vintage cars to buy an equally cool fleet of vintage boats. Today his Belgrade-based company is one of only a few places in the country where you can rent antique wooden boats for day trips.

The Golden Mean

Finding the perfect sailboat for lake use takes some thought, especially if you want something fast that won’t hit too many rocks, and has room for company.