The Paine '14, a delight to sail

Paine ’14, Now Built By French & Webb: Superb

2/19/2014 - French & Webb is pleased to announce that we will be building all custom orders for the new Chuck Paine-designed '14 daysailer. The Paine '14 is a scaled-down adaptation of the venerable and much-loved Herreshoff 12 ½ with a fin keel and separate rudder for more lively performance.
 She is… SEE MORE
JEWELL is launched in Belfast Harbor.

A Launch, a Flip, and a New Build in Belfast

9/23/2013 - This month at French & Webb, we launched our new build Jewell, a Francois Vivier-designed 6 meter classic wooden yawl. This swift little vessel took to the wind in the Belfast Bay even before her full sails were up. We also flipped our new powerboat and have been working at… SEE MORE
QUEST leading the pack at Marblehead

Restored Fife Yacht Shows Well at Marblehead

8/12/2013 - The restored 1929 Fife 8m Quest, which was restored recently at French & Webb, is off to a super start to the racing season. On August 10 at Marblehead she came in third overall out of 60 classic yachts participating in the Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta, the first leg of… SEE MORE
The Concours d'Elegance Trophy, won by French & Webb at the 22nd Annual WoodenBoat Show.

French & Webb Honored at Mystic Seaport

7/8/2013 - It was an exciting weekend at the 22nd Annual WoodenBoat Show in Mystic Seaport from June 28-30, 2013, as French & Webb won the coveted Judges’ Choice Concours d’Elegance award for our restored Herreshoff Buzzards Bay 30 Wachiwi. Originally built in 1902 by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company of Bristol, Rhode… SEE MORE