Boats of the Year Spotlight #6

GETTING OUT ON THE WATER is made easier and more enjoyable, even for those without boats, thanks to the hard work and forward thinking of Maine’s boatyards and marine businesses. Freedom Boat Club gets people out on Casco Bay and the Sebago Lakes in charter boats through Yarmouth Boat Yard and Moose Landing Marina, for a day on the water without any maintenance responsibilities. For established boat owners looking to improve the experience, it can be a simple solution that makes a big difference—such as newly developed dodger and bimini hardware from Gemini Marine Canvas—or massive restoration work to a hull from a yard such as Hodgdon Yacht Services.

SOMETIMES BOATING isn’t so much about the boat. It’s more about access, cost, and time. With the opening of two Freedom Boat Club locations in Maine, more options are available for folks who love the water. Read More »

THERE ARE MANY different ways for a business to grow, and for Gemini Marine Canvas that meant following some interesting ideas into hardware development. Read More »

WHEN THE OWNER of a 36-foot Brownell sportfish built in 1968 needed to address serious delamination in the boat he chose Hodgdon Yacht Services to do the work. Read More »

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