2015 Guide to Buying and Servicing a Maine-Built Boat Now Available

2015 Guide to Buying and Servicing a Maine-Built Boat Now Available

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!

Maine Boats Homes & Harbors Show

Maine Boats Homes & Harbors Show

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.

2015 Manufacturing Summit: June 4

2015 Manufacturing Summit: June 4

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  

Wicked Tuna’s Capt. Dave Carraro will be at The Maine Boatbuilders Show

Wicked Tuna’s Capt. Dave Carraro will be at The Maine Boatbuilders Show

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 Refits Vendee Globe Boat

Maine Yacht Center Refits Vendee Globe Boat

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 […]

Holland Boat Shop on WCSH6

Holland Boat Shop on WCSH6

“Good Lobster Year Helps Boat Builders” — story featured on Maine’s WCSH6 news.

Maine Built Boats Hosts Third-Annual Conference

Maine Built Boats Hosts Third-Annual Conference

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 […]

Global Outreach Conference Dates Announced

Global Outreach Conference Dates Announced

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 […]

Sabre Begins Construction on its Largest Ever Yacht

Sabre Begins Construction on its Largest Ever Yacht

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 […]

Newport International Boat Show

Newport International Boat Show

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 […]

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Edgerly Woodworking

  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

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Back Cove Yachts

  BACK COVE YACHTS From spoon bow to gently sloped transom, the design elements of Back Cove Yachts speak to a Maine lobster boat heritage. Yet below the surface are modern deep-vee hulls, just waiting for an owner to push the throttle forward and to jump up onto plane.       For more information contact: Lindsey Braun 23 Merrill Drive, PO Box 548 Rockland, ME 04841 Phone: (207) 594-8844 Fax: (207) 594-1255 Email this member directly Visit member’s website […]

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Cottrell Boat Building

  COTTRELL BOAT BUILDING builds traditional small craft. Whitehalls, Wherries, Tenders, Daysailers Dories. Stable, rugged, seaworthy, time tested designs.         For more information contact: Lynn and Dale Cottrell 285 Mt. Ephraim Road Searsport, ME 04974 Phone: (207) 548-0094 Email this member directly Visit member’s website

Morris M36 yacht sailing off SW Harbor, Maine

Morris Yachts

MORRIS YACHTS was founded in 1972 by Tom Morris. Today, Morris Yachts is America’s premier builder of series, semi-custom and custom sailing yachts from 29–70ft. Morris Yachts have a demonstrated a reputation for luxury, performance and great value.       For more information contact: Cuyler Morris 27 Ramp Road Trenton, ME 04605 Phone: (207) 244-5509 Email this member directly Visit member’s website

Dysarts Great Harbor Marina SW Maine

Dysart’s Great Harbor Marina

  DYSART’S GREAT HARBOR MARINA is a full service marina in the heart of Acadia National Park. It is run by a friendly and professional family who is enthusiastic and full of local advice. The Marina’s staff takes pride in ensuring every guest has the best possible stay.       For more information contact: Jane or Micah Peabody 11 Apple Lane PO Box 1503 Southwest Harbor, ME 04679 Phone: (207) 244-0117 Fax: (207) 244-7526 Email this member directly Visit member’s […]

Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, Maine.

Front Street Shipyard

  FRONT STREET SHIPYARD is the largest, most capable yacht yard in the northeast. With lifting capabilities up to 485 tons and indoor shop space for yachts as big as 160 feet, Front Street Shipyard offers new construction, refits, dockage and storage.       For more information contact: JB Turner 101 Front Street Belfast, ME 04915 Phone: (207) 930-3740 Email this member directly Visit member’s website  

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Holland’s Boat Shop

HOLLAND’S BOAT SHOP has built over 400 downeast-style boats for both commercial and pleasure use. Our traditional round-bilge design has a sharp entry forward that turns flat aft to provide easily driven, sea-kindly, true downeast-style boats.       For more information contact: Glenn Holland 7 Mill Lane Belfast, ME 04915 Phone: (207) 338-3155 Fax: (207) 338-2442 Email this member directly Visit member’s website

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Samoset Boat Works

SAMOSET BOAT WORKS builds boats in the Maine tradition. Samoset boats include the Samoset 30, Marblehead 22, Boothbay Harbor One, and Samoset Skiff. Contact: 106 Industrial Park Road Boothbay, ME 04537 P: (207) 633-8350 Visit this member’s website.

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Rockport Marine

Rockport Marine Inc. was founded in 1962 by Luke Allen. Tucked at the head of the harbor on the west side of Penobscot Bay in Rockport, Maine, the shop opened its doors as a storage and repair facility for wooden boats. Upstairs from the shop was the Sail Loft Restaurant, run by Luke’s wife Norma. From the restaurant, patrons could watch the comings and goings in the boatyard and the antics of the famous seal, Andre. Since that time, Rockport […]

 

 

Rhumbline Communications

Rhumbline Communications

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.

WoodenBoat

WoodenBoat

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 […]

PierVantage

PierVantage

PierVantage provides small and mid-sized businesses with sophisticated business management technology solutions, allowing them to manage their operations effectively and provide superior customer service. their cloud-based solutions are tailored for companies in specific industries. Because they recognize that small business from the backbone of our economy, they take great pride in designed sophisticated solutions that enable small and mid-sized businesses to compete effectively while reducing their operating expense. their cloud-based solutions deliver rich, industry-specific capabilities to address critical operational challenges. […]

Ocean Options, Inc.

Ocean Options, Inc.

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.

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors produces an award-winning print magazine, an online edition that includes original content, and an annual boat and home show, each with a focus on the unique lifestyle that is living, working, and cruising the coast of Maine. Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors explores some of the world’s finest cruising grounds, talks with Maine’s renowned yacht designers and boatbuilders, sails aboard Maine vessels from dinghies to fancy yachts to schooners, relives the historic events that shaped […]

Maine Coastal News

Maine Coastal News

Maine Coastal News is published 12 times a year and is dedicated to covering the news along the entire coast of Maine, Kittery to Eastport. We cover general marine news, commercial fishing, yachting (power and sail), boat yard and waterfront news and maritime history. No one covers the coast like we do! Meet the rest of our Maine Built Boat Associates.

Nautilus Marine Fabrication, Inc.

Nautilus Marine Fabrication, Inc.

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

Custom Composite Technologies

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 […]

AccuTech Marine Propeller, Inc.

AccuTech Marine Propeller, Inc.

AccuTech Marine Propeller, Inc. is pleased to be New England’s only computer based propeller shop utilizing Prop Scan & Hale MRI technology. They accurately repair propellers and provide new propellers tuned to ISO class tolerances. AccuTech Marine Propeller, Inc. was established in 2001 as a result of personal experiences as boat owners and consumers with “traditional” propeller repair shops. Their shop was originally established around Prop Scan technology. This equipment has allowed them to accurately repair propellers and provide new propellers […]

Hamilton Marine

Hamilton Marine

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 […]

 

 

Photo & Video Galleries

Photo & Video Galleries

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.