Padebco Custom Boat Builders & Full Service Boatyard recently launched its newest model the V25R. The sporty express-style 25’ runabout is designed on a solid fiberglass hull, and offers a cuddy cabin with v-berth, head, refrigerated wet bar and many other options. Her classic Downeast lines, teak accents and powerful twin Yamaha 150s draw attention both in the harbor and out on the water. The V25R’s seakeeping characteristics make her equally successful as a pleasure boat and as a ship’s […]
Maine Built Boats’ annual Guide to Buying and Servicing a Maine-Built Boat is now available at retail outlets, boatyards, shops and boat shows around New England!
Meet Maine Built Boats members the 2015 Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show August 14-16 in Rockland, Maine. With boats in the water, boats on land, furniture makers, fine artists, high-end home builders, and sustainable-energy experts, the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show highlights essential components of life on the coast. Products reflect classic and timeless designs that are durable, practical, and beautiful, and represent the show’s theme.
Please join Maine Built Boats members at the 2015 Manufacturing Summit. Manufacturing Summit Manufacturers’ Association of Maine June 4, 2015 Pineland Farms, New Gloucester 8:00am-12:00PM
We are going to add some spice to this year’s Maine Boat Builder’s Show, giving it a “sport fishing” theme. SW Boatworks of Lamoine is building the new TUNA.COM for Capt. Dave Carraro of Gloucester, one of the stars of the reality television show “Wicked Tuna” seen on the National Geographic Channel. Dave will be there meeting attendees, giving a couple of seminars and selling his “TUNA.COM” merchandise. There is no question that this will draw a huge crowd. Capt. […]
Maine Yacht Center is proud to announce it completed a refit of the IMOCA Open 60 Great American IV (ex-Mirabaud), in which Rich Wilson will compete in the 2016-17 Vendée Globe, the toughest singlehanded sailing race in the world. Wilson brought the exotic canting-keel race boat to MYC in Portland, Maine, in August 2013 after sailing it across the Atlantic Ocean from France, where he purchased it on behalf of his nonprofit educational foundation, Sites Alive. Designed by Owen Clarke […]
“Good Lobster Year Helps Boat Builders” — story featured on Maine’s WCSH6 news.
Maine Built Boats hosted its third-annual Global Outreach Conference on Thursday, December 4, in Bath, Maine. Featuring seminars on sourcing services, enhancing marketing, and establishing global partnerships, the conference gathered boatbuilding-related professionals from around New England. Attendees left with new ideas for business development. Open to the regional boatbuilding industry, the Global Outreach Conference annually provides industry executives, managers, technicians and marketers with ideas for expanding their business outside of Maine and the nation. In addition to a full seminar […]
Maine Built Boats’ third-annual boatbuilding industry conference is scheduled Thursday, December 4, 2014. Maine Built Boats Global Outreach Conference will offer industry executives, managers and marketers ideas for expanding their business outside of Maine and the nation. The conference, which will be held at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, offers a combination of exhibition and seminars to support Maine boatbuilders. Maine Built Boats Global Outreach Conference offers seminars in marine systems technology, fabrication, digital marketing, and management. Each seminar […]
When Sabre first began building 28 foot sailboats in 1970, there were very few large, owner operated motor yachts in use. Over the past forty+ years the fleet of large, private vessels has grown dramatically with new operating systems allowing owner operators to be the masters of their own yachts. Sabre followers have watched as the size of the yachts we offer has shifted with the times. To date our largest motor yacht offering has been the Sabre 54 Salon Express and […]
SABRE YACHTS has been crafting sail and motor yachts for 35 years and has built 3,000 hulls to date. Sabre currently builds and six powerboat models from 38 to 54 feet in length. In 2015 Sabre will launch its largest model to date, the exciting new Sabre 66. For more information contact: Lynn Beaudoin 12 Hawthorne Road Raymond, ME 04077 Phone: (207) 655-3831 Fax: (207) 655-5050 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
Over the last forty years WILBUR YACHTS has built well in excess of two hundred boats – from workboats to yachts. During this time we have tried diligently to make the building process a unique and pleasant experience for our owners. Throughout the boatyard you will see, when you come for a visit, the motto, “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten”. We believe very strongly in this motto and feel this is […]
BROOKLIN BOAT YARD is a full-service yacht yard specializing in the design, construction, repair and maintenance of wooden boats. Featuring the Eggemoggin 47 spirit of tradition performance daysailer. For more information contact: Steve White PO Box 143 Brooklin, ME 04616 Phone: (207) 359-2236 Fax: (207) 359-8871 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
THE LANDING SCHOOL was established in 1978 as a nonprofit, post-secondary institution dedicated to providing the highest quality vocational education in boatbuilding. For more information contact: P.O. Box 1490 Kennebunkport, ME 04046 Phone: 207-985-7976 Fax: 207-985-7942 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
GENERAL MARINE, INC. has focused on meeting the needs of experienced boaters. Seasoned pleasure boaters and commercial fisherman alike have come to appreciate the proven design, quality materials, and workmanship that goes into every single General Marine boat. For more information contact: Stacey Raymond 56 Landry Street Biddeford, ME 04005 Phone: (207) 284-7517 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
KITTERY POINT YACHT YARD builds a proprietary line of 22’ boats that can be finished off for a variety of uses. Primary lines include the center console sport fishing model and the cuddy cabin model that features 2 7’ berths and a head. For more information contact: Tom Allen 857 Main Street Eliot, ME 03903 Phone: (207) 439-3967 Fax: (207) 439-2714 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
SIX RIVER MARINE was established by boatbuilders Scott Conrad and Chip Miller. Over the years, we’ve continually strived to refine our skills in both traditional and modern boat building techniques with one key goal in mind: to efficiently provide our customers with finely crafted work that ensures lasting value. For more information contact: Scott Conrad or Chip Miller 160 Royal Road North Yarmouth, ME 04097 Phone: (207) 846-6675 Fax: (207) 846-6191 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
HEWES & COMPANY offers CNC machining to the marine industry: moulds, frames, half models, prefab Marinedeck, Corian, router patterns, curved doors & frames, as well as traditional interior joinery and varnish, CAD work and photo-digitizing services For more information contact: Gardner Pickering P.O. Box 599 419 Ellsworth Road Blue Hill, ME 04614 Phone: (207) 460-1178 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
HADDEN BOAT COMPANY exists to build boats out of wood. During our 30 years in business we have gained a reputation for not only quality construction and repair but for the intangible “eye sweet” nature of our finished work technology. For more information contact: Alex Hadden 11 Tibbetts lane Georgetown, ME 04548 Phone: (207) 371-2662 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
PADEBCO CUSTOM BOAT BUILDERS & FULL SERVICE BOATYARD has over 55-years of experience building Downeast-style pleasure boats. Our custom boats include cruisers, center consoles, runabouts, and walkarounds in lengths from 17 to 32 feet. Our distinctive boats combine our client’s input with Padebco’s fine craftsmanship and attention to detail. We pride ourselves in maintaining high standards of quality and service while cultivating long-lasting relationships with our clients. Padebco is experienced in one-off builds and finishing hulls. Let Padebco build the boat of your dreams. […]
Alison Langley has earned national recognition for her exquisite nautical photography, capturing the light, beauty and motion of classic yachts around the world. Her work appears frequently on the covers of national and international sailing magazines. Alison studied film at New York University, and photography at the Rhode Island School of Design. Opportunity took her to Australia where she learned to sail. Smitten with the lifestyle, for six years, she crewed on yachts and sailed around the world, taking photos […]
Imtra Corporation is the leader in marine systems. Our focus on customer service, product development and quality products is what sets us apart. We support our customers by offering them the highest quality marine products which we source, prepare, deliver, and support with inventory, sales, engineering services and warranty coverage. With more than 50 years experience, Imtra has become the known reliable supplier to builders, repair yards, retailers, naval architects, as well as private yacht and vessel owners. Meet the […]
Established in 1977 as a source for traditional marine hardware and supplies in Maine, Hamilton Marine now sells to boatbuilders, sailors, pleasure boaters and commercial fishermen throughout the world. Hamilton Marine is the largest discount ship’s chandlery north of Boston. Inventory is extensive, representing top manufacturers in the business. Hamilton Marine has five locations on the coast of Maine extending from Downeast to the south coast, as well as an extensive online presence. Meet the rest of our Maine Built Boat […]
Marine Parts Express sells new, used, rare and hard-to-find parts, engines, sterndives, transmissions and all kinds of maintenance items. They have an extensive used parts yard and can probably find it if you need it. Marine Parts Express also has certified mechanics who will inspect your transmission or engine to determine whether it can be repaired or rebuilt, and then give you an estimate on what it would cost to bring that part back to factory specifications. Their certified mechanics will also […]
Heritage Panelgraphics has been designing and cutting panels locally in Edmonds since 1993. Our commitment to quality and service makes us an excellent choice for anyone needing customized panels for their boat. Heritage Panelgraphics’s Don Austin has over 50 years experience as an electronic engineer and he started Heritage Panelgraphics in 1993. Since then he has completed countless projects for both commercial and private vessels. As a boat owner, he understand the unique specifications required by his customers. Don works […]
Smithwick & Mariners Insurance is a full service Independent Insurance Agency providing personal, commercial, life, health, business and marine insurance with over 20 carriers. As independent agents, they shop your coverage among several different insurance companies to provide the best possible rates. They carefully select the insurance companies they represent for financial stability and service. Whether negotiating a renewal, requesting a change to your policy or placing a claim, their office excels at handling your insurance concerns in a professional […]
Rhumbline Communications is a marine marketing services agency and partner in marketing products, brands and services for the marine industry. Their capabilities include a range of marine marketing services designed specifically for consumer and b2b audiences, such as strategy, media buying and management, creative development, website development, public relations and social media. Rhumbline Communications is located in Portland, Maine, with clients throughout New England and internationally. Meet the rest of our Maine Built Boat Associates.
Since 1993, ZURN YACHT DESIGN has been a valuable resource for aesthetically pleasing yachts whose performance excel beyond expectations; bringing timeless designs to discriminating clientele in sail, power and most recently, paddle. They are adept at every phase of the design process and pay attention to all the details, to the very end. With over 350 power and sailboats built in the last 20 years it’s difficult not to recognize a Zurn Design as she passes in the water. Designing yachts […]
Targeted to boatbuilders, designers, and wooden boat owners, WoodenBoat Publications has provided readers with a dynamic editorial environment that combines emerging technologies with traditional methods of boat design, construction and repair for over 30 years. Their dynamic editorial environment combines emerging technologies with traditional methods of boat design, construction and repair. Jon Wilson founded WoodenBoat in September 1974 with the publication of the first issue of WoodenBoat magazine featuring the schooner SILVER HEELS. Jon assembled the magazine from his (non-log) cabin […]
The Manufacturers Association of Maine (MAMe) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization comprised of over 300 companies and 100 students in Maine. We serve our membership by providing education and workforce training, business growth services, cluster initiatives, legislative advocacy, scholarship programs, networking opportunities and industry partnerships. More than 1,800 Maine manufacturing businesses employ more than 50,000 Maine residents. The payroll tops $2.5 billion and accounts for 14% of wages paid statewide. The manufacturing industry in Maine realizes over $5.5 billion dollars […]
Top quality vessels built with Maine pride. Maine built boats – from luxury yachts to workboats and canoes – exemplify the finest craftsmanship and latest technology available today. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the work that goes into a Maine built boat in our photo and video galleries.