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 […]
9/11/2014 Newport International Boat Show This prestigious event encompasses 13 acres of Newport’s famed waterfront with all makes and models of powerboats and sailboats ranging from 16 ft. to 85 ft. —ready for boarding and review. On the land side, there’s a bountiful array of marine products and services to enhance the boating lifestyle. Domestic and international dealers and manufacturers will be on hand to provide you with valuable information and answers to all your questions. With numerous countries represented […]
JOHN WILLIAMS BOAT CO. takes a very personal interest in your project. We love the challenge of working out just how to make cockpit seats that fold away when not needed, or how to maximize storage space below according to a client’s very specific requests. For more information contact: Jock Williams 17 Shipwright Lane, PO Box 80 Hall Quarry Mount Desert, ME 04660 Phone: (207) 244-7854 Fax: (207) 244-9912 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
EDGERLY WOODWORKING AND BOAT STORAGE is a small business that specializes in boats, but also builds and refinishes furniture. We are about to make our first hull of an eleven-foot power boat. We also have a mold of a 26-foot power boat ready to make our first hull. For more information contact: Edgerly Woodworking 50 Apple Lane Surry, ME 04684 Phone: (207) 664-0229 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
Morgan Bay Boat Company specializes in custom made Maine yachts and boats for fishing and pleasure. We begin with a traditional Maine hull and add features that will suit your individual boating needs. The commonly seen lobster boats design is stable in rough seas and smooth sailing. For more information contact: Gerald Kief 1450 Toddy Pond Rd Surry, ME 04684 Phone: (207) 664-0768 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
PORTLAND YACHT SERVICES is a full service boat yard and marina just steps from the exceptional Old Port area in Portland. PYS provides customers with a full spectrum of services for outfitting and maintaining a motor or sailing vessel. Our dedicated staff handles all types of storage, maintenance, refits, and restorations on any type of boat or yacht. For more information contact: Joanna Sprague 400 Commercial Street Portland, ME 04101 Phone: (207) 774-1067 Fax: (207) 774-7035 Email this […]
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
John’s Bay Boat Company is a small, traditional boatshop located in mid-coast Maine. We build custom plank on frame boats for work or pleasure up to 50’ in length. Owner Peter Kass works alongside a small, highly experienced crew to efficiently build some of the best boats in Maine. For more information contact: John’s Bay Boat Shop McFarland’s Cove Road South Bristol, ME 04568 Phone: (207) 644-8261 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
WEST BAY BOATS a family-run business is now training members of their fourth generation. We are proud to be carrying on in the tradition of boat building, an industry which was established in our area many years ago. For more information contact: Paul West 8 Town Landing Road Steuben, ME 04680 Phone: (207) 546-4300 Fax: (207) 546-9770 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
W-Class Yachts are a modern breed of classics. Constructed from an innovative cold-molding process and equipped with modern technologies, the W.37, W.46, W.76 and W.100 inspire the excitement of big-boat match-racing. For more information contact: Donald Tofias One Washington St. Newport, RI 02840 Phone: (401) 619-1190 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
GREAT ISLAND BOAT YARD offers big boat yard service expertise delivered with the personal care and responsiveness of a family business. Call or visit us to discover how you can benefit from our exceptional blend of traditional craftsmanship and state of the art technology. For more information contact: Steve Rowe 419 Harpswell Islands Road Harpswell, ME 04079 Phone: (207) 729-1639 Fax: (207) 729-1139 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
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 […]
Established in 1983, Nautilus Marine Fabrication, Inc. is a Maine-based company specializing in marine metal fabrication, abrasive water jet material cutting, boat propeller repair, new propeller sales, and non-toxic hydraulic fluid sales. The Hale MRI computerized measurement system used by Nautilus along with their hydraulic prop adjustment machine allows their craftsmen to make a propeller run as quietly and efficiently as possible. Customers also expect their propellers to look good, so their long experience in welding and finishing metal allows […]
Custom Composite Technologies, Inc. (CCTI) takes your design from the drawing board to completion, bringing precision to bear at every stage. They are able to handle projects of any size with a broad range of processes. CCTI has developed solid technical expertise in high-end composite fabrication using advanced materials such as carbon fiber, epoxy resin, pre-preg, and processes such as vacuum infusion. CCTI incorporated in 1999 and throughout this time, has cultivated relationships with composite engineers and designers worldwide. Additionally, CCTI […]
Billy Black is known for his intrepid seamanship and for going that extra mile under the most challenging conditions to get the perfect shot that captures the spirit of an exotic location and its people while remaining responsive to deadline and budget. Billy Black’s office in Portsmouth, Rhode Island houses his huge library of lifestyle, location, regatta and event photography. Over half a million transparencies and digital images are organized for easy retrieval by his wife Joyce and assistant Meagan Beauchemin. […]
In 1992 Novatec Braids established its rope manufacturing business at the head of the harbor in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The site offered many advantages: proximity to the North Atlantic fishing industry, the region’s long tradition of high quality textile manufacturing, the skilled local workforce and available space for continued expansion. Meet the rest of our Maine Built Boat Associates.
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.
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 […]
Ocean Options specializes in refrigeration, air conditioning, reverse osmosis desalinization and heat for yachts and commercial vessels. They also have specialists in land based reverse osmosis water purification systems. Their product lines include Marine Air air conditioning, Grunert and Sea Frost refrigeration, Sea Recovery and PUR desalinators and Espar diesel heater systems. They provide both equipment sales, installation and service worldwide for yacht builders, yacht service yards, and discriminating yachtsmen. Meet the rest of our Maine Built Boat Associates.
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 […]
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.