A pair of C.W. Hood 32s racing in Marblehead. The yacht recently won a prestigious award from Classic Boat Magazine.

Marblehead Yacht Builder Wins European Award

3/13/2014 - C.W. Hood Yachts is proud to announce that we won the Spirit of Tradition under 40-feet in Classic Boat Magazine's annual contest. This is a great honor from a UK magazine whose readers and our friends and customers came out in support of our C.W. Hood 32. If you haven't… SEE MORE

Two Jarvis Newman Sisters at the Marblehead Town Dock

8/8/2013 - We always love having C.W. Hood projects at the dock together, and when they're both Jarvis Newman yachts, it's a match made in heaven! Lionfish, at left in this photo taken at the Marblehead town dock, is a Jarvis Newman 46 built in 1978 by Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding Company. She was… SEE MORE
The new Wasque 29 will be built on a semi-custom basis by C.W. Hood Yachts in Marblehead.

New Poweryacht Design from Marblehead Crew

6/13/2013 - C.W. Hood Yachts is happy to introduce the new Wasque 29. Like all the Wasques before, she will be built on a semi-custom basis by our skilled team in Marblehead. Retaining the classic Wasque look, the 29 is full of improvements better suited to today’s boaters. Notable features of her… SEE MORE
Two award-winning yachts — a C.W. Hood 32 and a J/70 — rigging side-by-side in Marblehead.

Award Winning Boats, Rigging Together in Marblehead

5/22/2013 - We were busy rigging up a C.W. Hood 32 at the Eastern Yacht Club recently and were enjoying the camaraderie of our friends aboard the neighboring J/70 that was also about to be launched. Photographed together, we realized that we had two award-winning designs side-by-side! On the left is Sailing… SEE MORE
PENGUIN, a Wasque 32, has undergone a total refit at C.W. Hood Yachts in Marblehead.

Spring Launchings: Wasque 32 Total Refit Completed

5/3/2013 - After two seasons, the Wasque 32 Penguin total refit is complete. The restoration of this Marblehead-based 1983 Wasque 32 motor yacht was a two-phase project. In Phase 1, the exterior of Penguin was restored, including all new teak rails, a new fiberglass-molded helm console with a teak top, and all… SEE MORE
Baby J, a C.W. Hood 32 daysailer, is loaded into a container in Marblehead, bound for Europe.

C.W. Hood Yacht “Baby J” Heads to the Netherlands

4/30/2013 - Our first white-hulled C.W. Hood 32 was shipped from Marblehead to the Netherlands on April 20. Baby J will be sailed along the Dutch coast, lakes, and rivers. Her owner operates Classic Daysailer. Classic Daysailer of Holland is quoted as saying the C.W. Hood 32 is a "stand out from… SEE MORE
C.W. Hood Yachts will be displaying a C.W. Hood 32 at the Maine Boatbuilders Show in Portland from March 15 through 17.

C.W. Hood Yachts Gears Up for Maine Boatbuilders Show

3/4/2013 - Now in its 26th year, the Maine Boatbuilders Show in Portland is one of C.W. Hood Yachts' favorite spring traditions. The show has always provided a gathering of the best wood and fiberglass boatbuilders and designers in New England, and C.W. Hood Yachts is proud to be exhibiting once again.… SEE MORE
Four C.W. Hood Yachts off Marblehead. Photo by Billy Black.

Boat Show Season Begins Early for C.W. Hood Yachts

2/5/2013 - C.W. Hood Yachts will be attending two boat shows during the month of February, one a relatively small show on Cape Cod and the other the New England Boat Show in Boston. The Cape Cod Boatbuilders Show, held at the Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis from Feb. 8-10, is… SEE MORE
Even with practically no breeze, the Marblehead High School Sailing Team had a spirited race. Photo by Dave Kinney.

High School Sailing Season Ends with Photo Finish

11/15/2012 - The Marblehead High School Sailing Team received a rare post-season opportunity to practice race aboard four “new” CW Hood 32 Daysailers. The sailing team seemed right at home aboard these beautiful vessels, designed by Chris Hood and built in Marblehead by C.W. Hood Yachts, off Marblehead harbor earlier this month.… SEE MORE