Engineering Solutions

5/19/2017 - When Steve Parrot arrived at GIBY with his recently acquired Westerly 57, he filled out a Winter Storage & Work Order form and checked off boxes for services he wanted performed on his new boat. One of the boxes he checked was for a Rig Inspection. Not a bad idea… SEE MORE
Shaping new bullnose seat trim.

A Craftsman’s Touch

4/21/2017 - This winter, as part of his contribution to GIBY’s team effort to restore and refit a vintage (1974) Herreshoff 18 Harbor Pilot Launch, Matt Meader applied a craftsman’s touch. Here’s a look at some of the carpentry work involved in the project. First, Matt replaced an old, split console door… SEE MORE
Dry demo.

J 46 | Max Power Bow Thruster Installation

3/28/2017 - Before heading to the Caribbean for the winter, a J-46 made a pit stop at Great Island Boat Yard. Rigging and cosmetic repairs, as well as electronics and mechanical details, were tackled during the visit, but so was the installation of a new Max Power bow thruster. “Our intention with… SEE MORE