100 Years of Racing Herreshoff Sloops in Marion

5/14/2015 - This summer, the Beverly Yacht Club in Marion will host the 2015 H Class Championship. The event will celebrate 100 years of racing Herreshoff Twelves at BYC. In 1914, N.G. Herreshoff designed the 12½ for teaching younger boys how to sail on the rough waters of Buzzards Bay. During the… SEE MORE

Doughdish No.1 Gets Some Fall Attention

10/27/2014 - After 41 years, Dovekie, Doughdish Hull No. 1, is getting some well-deserved attention this fall. Dovekie is the very first Doughdish produced by Bill Harding and Edey and Duff. She was launched in 1973 and has been owned and sailed by the same family since. To date, Doughdish has built… SEE MORE
EMMA LOU, the latest Doughdish to emerge from the boatbuilder's shed in Cataumet, Massachusetts.

Latest Doughdish Sloop Includes New Features

6/2/2014 - The latest Doughdish sloop to come out of our boatbuilding sheds here in Cataumet was picked up by her new owner this past weekend. Emma Lou is heading to Annapolis to join a handful of her sisters sailing on the waters of Chesapeake Bay. Not only is she beautifully painted,… SEE MORE

Museum Quality: Preservation of a Classic Herreshoff

1/30/2014 - Doughdish, LLC, is proud to announce, in partnership with the Herreshoff Marine Museum and Ballentine's Boat Shop, the start of a new project. Bulldog, No. 991, is a Herreshoff 12½ built in 1925 in Bristol, Rhode Island. She was delivered to J. Herbert Brown as one of six boats in… SEE MORE

MA Craftsmen Prepare for Boatbuilder’s Show on Cape Cod

1/7/2014 - Stuart Knockabout and Doughdish will be exhibiting at the 8th Annual Boatbuilder's Show here on Cape Cod. The event runs from February 7th to the 9th at the Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children under 12. “Over the past seven years,… SEE MORE
Teak Transom on Doughdish No.538

Craftsmanship Continues in Cataumet — Two at a Time!

11/14/2013 - The twins are moving quickly! Doughdish No. 537 and No. 538 are coming together beautifully in our shop here in Cataumet. On No. 538, the lead ballast has been bolted, floatation installed, soles fitted, and decks attached. Now, the teak trim is being milled and tailor-made for the perfect fit.… SEE MORE
Twins under construction

The Boatbuilding Process Begins Again — Twice!

11/4/2013 - This fall has greeted us with both beautiful weather and the sale of Doughdish No. 537! We took this opportunity to build her next sister, No. 538, right alongside. This is the first time two hulls have been built simultaneously since the purchase of Doughdish, LLC, by Steve Ballentine and… SEE MORE