Engineering Solutions

19/5/2017 - 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
ECHO, a 1960 Alden Challenger. Alden's first fiberglass sailboat.

The coast of New England is a floating museum.

13/4/2017 - Ancient working schooners, active fleets of classic racers - some a century old, coastal New England is a museum under sail. Joining this floating archive; ‘Classic Plastic’, the first molded fiberglass boats. A few of these pioneers that ushered in the new material - fiberglass, have put in 60 years… SEE MORE
Dry demo.

J 46 | Max Power Bow Thruster Installation

28/3/2017 - 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
NBWM is just steps from the working waterfront

New Bedford Whaling Museum welcomes you!

27/1/2017 - At the heart of the historic City of New Bedford you'll find the New Bedford Whaling Museum, bordered by cobblestone streets, and just steps from the working waterfront. This outstanding cultural gem tells the story of human interaction with whales through time and explores the history of the "City that… SEE MORE
After a full day exploring the big harbor and islands, a floating table for two on Cranberry Harbor at dusk, is the highlight.

Cranberry Island Grilled Lobster for Two.

30/12/2016 - Rimmed by the 26 majestic peaks of Mount Desert Island, wide open Cranberry Harbor is expansive. Anchored to the South of busy Hadlock Cove on Little Cranberry Island, there is no more spectacular dining spot on the coast of Maine. Grilled Cranberry Island Lobster, for two: 2 - 1 1/4… SEE MORE
If not for the soft hoarse clucks of a few nearby Eider ducks, there would be complete silence on Buckle Harbor.

5:45 AM: Escape to Buckle Island.

5/12/2016 - If not for the soft hoarse clucks of a few nearby Eider ducks, there would be complete silence on Buckle Harbor. The elements of Buckle Island are shells, tree bark and wood, conifer needles and cones, moss, etc. Trail description: Mossy gates, crusty lichen, delightful dead ends. A faint human… SEE MORE