Hunt Yachts Surfhunter 29 Coupe and the Harrier 25

A Trip to the 2011 New England Boat Show in Boston

4/3/2011 - It's been a few years since the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors crew attended the New England Boat Show in Boston, and the show's evolution was pretty obvious. Where the show once filled the cavernous Boston Convention Center to overflowing with seas of production I/O boats, deck boats, power cruisers,… SEE MORE
Southport-Marine

Southport Boats Moves to Maine

3/3/2011 - Kenway Corporation, which just last month announced that it was partnering with Rockport Marine and Brooklin Boatyard to bring a large-scale composites center to Belfast, has announced that it’s bought the Southport line of powerboats and will now be building them in Maine. Calling Maine “a suitable location [for manufacturing… SEE MORE
The H.A. Burnham Boat Building shop and the Pinky Schooner, Ardelle

Pinky Schooner Progress at Historic Essex Yard

1/3/2011 - We’ll admit it: We’re suckers for a good boat project. And one of the most interesting builds going on in New England at the moment is in Essex, where shipwright Harold Burnham is hard at work on a pinky schooner, Ardelle. Burnham, who has built several traditional wooden ships over… SEE MORE
Coronet during the early stages of the project.  Photo courtesy IRYS

Coronet Takes Shape at IYRS

1/3/2011 - Certainly Newport is the place to be if you’re a New England sailor interested in seeing the latest high-tech racing yachts, but these days one of the most ambitious historic restoration projects in recent history is taking shape right on the waterfront. When she was built in 1885 for American… SEE MORE
EM Crosby Boatworks 38' Express Cruiser, Hunt Associates design hull, cold-molded, Spanish cedar & leather interior.

Cape Cod Show Kicks Off New England Boat Show Season

1/3/2011 - For New England boaters, there’s nothing quite like the start of boat show season to get us excited about uncovering our cabin cruisers, sloops, and runabouts and hitting the water. And the first, the Boatbuilders Show on Cape Cod, put Massachusetts boaters into a blissful boating frame of mind Feb.… SEE MORE
A photo from the 2010 Tom Morris Memorial Pursuit Race.  Photo: Jeff Walls

2011 Maine Regatta Season Takes Shape

27/2/2011 - Never mind what that silly groundhog says – for us the real sign that winter will end soon is when the regatta schedules are released. In addition to longtime favorites like the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta and new gatherings like the Penobscot Bay Cup, the yacht races that comprise the Gulf… SEE MORE
Sabre 456 sailing off San Diego's Pt. Loma and inside Shelter Island Yacht Basin. Photo by Bob Grieser / OutsideImages.com

California Sailing on the Sabre 456

25/2/2011 - Our friends at Outside Images photographed the Sabre 456 near San Diego, California last week. If you missed the Sabre 456 at the Annapolis boatshow you can have a look at the Sabre website to view their upcoming boatshow schedule. They include information about boats in their line that will… SEE MORE

In Wintertime, Small Boats Rule the Seas

24/2/2011 - This is the time of year when most of our boats, at least for us northerners, are buried under shrink-wrap if they’re lucky and a layer of snow and ice if they’re not. But in proof that bigger is not always better, the little guys – meaning the ones with… SEE MORE