Courtesy Stephens Waring Yacht Design

Smaller Sloop, Bigger Plans from Belfast Design Team

10/7/2011 - We love Isobel, the new 75’ sloop from Stephens Waring Yacht Design in Belfast, but we might just love her little sister even more. The 52’ Bluewater is a world-class cruising yacht designed to be as happy alongshore as off in the deep blue. The designers call this creation “stout”… SEE MORE

Daysailing Harmony: The New e33

10/5/2011 - Seniority has its privileges, which is perhaps why our own John K. Hanson, Jr., and not a editor, was invited out for a day of sailing aboard a brand-new e33 squared a little while ago. We didn't let him escape without jotting down a few thoughts about his afternoon… SEE MORE
Courageous, USA and Victory compete at the 2011 12 Metre North American Championships. Photo by Billy Black.

Turner, 12-Meter Regatta Brings Back Cup’s Glory Days

10/3/2011 - We've been hearing a lot lately about the "new" America's Cup, and we're certainly excited to see the incredible new catamarans that have been created (and some giant ones that have yet to be launched) for this incarnation of the Cup. Call us nostalgic, perhaps, but to our minds there… SEE MORE
Lyman-Morse's boatbuilding facility in Thomaston, Maine

Maine Boatbuilder Enters Windpower Market

10/2/2011 - Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding launches into the offshore wind workboat market at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition on October 11-13, in booth 331 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland. To keep up with demand, UK-based Alicat Workboats, part of the UK based Gardline Group of companies, will be working… SEE MORE

Lyman-Morse to Build Farr-designed Circumnavigator

9/23/2011 - In 1986, Dodge Morgan at age 55 circumnavigated the globe on board “American Promise” from Bermuda and back to Bermuda in 150 days. At Lyman-Morse we are pleased to be building a 63’ Farr-designed sloop for Dr. Stanley Paris, who will at age 76 attempt to break Morgan’s record aboard… SEE MORE

Maine Builder Tapped to Build Groundbreaking Sailboat

9/22/2011 - If you’re not leading, you’re being left behind. That’s what Drew Lyman, vice president of Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding Company in Thomaston, Maine, believes and it’s exactly why he wanted his family’s 33-year-old company to be the ones to build the prototype of a groundbreaking new sailboat. The 27-foot SpeedDream was designed… SEE MORE
Front Street 130

Front Street Shipyard Unveils New Sparkman & Stephens Designs

9/21/2011 - Front Street Shipyard is unveiling initial plans for the Sparkman & Stephens-designed Front Street 118 and Front Street 130 sloops. The yachts have traditional hull lines and trademark S&S sheers, invoking a classic aesthetic from yachting's golden area. The construction will be of advanced composite materials using the most modern… SEE MORE

Sportster, Display Lead to Five-Star Award in Newport

9/21/2011 - We were thrilled to hear that Grey Barn Boatworks took home the Best in Show award at the Newport International Boat Show last weekend, earning themselves a nice $1,000 discount on next year’s show and an impressive plaque from Edson International, the contest’s sponsor. There’s no doubt that the potted… SEE MORE