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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.
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.
Hybrid Design Combines the Best of Wood and Plastic
Boatbuilder Richard Stanley’s newest boat is a hybrid that combines the best of wood and fiberglass.
Lady Erin: A Workboat with Yacht Style
This owner wanted his new boat to look like a workboat, but work like a yacht.
Katie Mack: Restored Vintage Cruiser
A vintage cruiser from the 1930s was restored and will be home to a couple in Maine.
Two Boats in One
The newly restored NY40 Marilee has the best of both worlds. She can carry either a gaff rig or Marconi rig depending on the weather and the racing competition.
Anna: A 65' Cold-Molded Sloop
Lyman-Morse’s latest is a 65’ cold-molded sloop.
Crafting Wooden Spars
For more than 25 years, Jim Elk of Bar Harbor has been the go-to person for wooden yacht spars.
A Family Business on the Water
Designed by a naval architect known for his fishing schooners, the passenger schooner Surprise turned 100 this year.
Rowing in shells has seen a surge in popularity in Maine as more and more teens take up the sport.
The Grand Laker Canoe
Designed and built in the small town from which they take their name, Grand Laker canoes are the preferred craft of guides in the downeast lakes region.
Moose Landing Marina
Moose Landing Marina on Brandy Pond has grown into a major boating hub in the central lakes region.
The Humble Jon Boat
The humble jon boat was built for use, not show.