The WoodenBoat Show

26/6/2016 - The WoodenBoat Show along the Mystic Seaport's waterfront is a yearly pilgrimage for more than 10,000 wooden boat lovers. If you're like me and you spend the long, cold New England Winters dreaming of that “someday” boat, that dream changes with each month's magazine delivery. Every new cover story I… SEE MORE
The perfect christening smash

Hinckley launches its 1000th jetboat

21/6/2016 - By John K. Hanson Jr. Boat launchings and boat christenings are special celebrations that gather the all involved the act of creation: owners, designers, and builders. They also have an eternal and mythic quality — the symbolic transfer of a vessel from land to sea. The June 15, 2016, christening… SEE MORE
Competitors in the 2015 race

Ida Lewis: The Perfect Mini Distance Race

14/6/2016 - Many sailors dream of competing in offshore distance races, but the preparation, logistics and pure stamina required for it can be intimidating. That’s where the Ida Lewis Distance Race can serve as either a stepping stone for those wanting to graduate to longer offshore races or a portfolio enhancer for… SEE MORE

Classic Yacht Owners Form New Association

13/6/2016 - A group of classic sailing boat owners have formally come together to create and support the newly formed Classic Yacht Owners Association (CYOA). The association will be based out of one of sailing’s most iconic boating communities, Newport, Rhode Island. “The CYOA mission is to promote the ownership, knowledge and… SEE MORE

Restoring and Modernizing a Classic Bertram

9/6/2016 - YACHTING SOLUTIONS had the pleasure of completing a “Resto-Mod” for a client who had a strong attachment to his 1963 Bertram 31, but wanted to update her appearance and systems. The term “Resto-Mod” comes from the hotrod industry and the concept of customizing a classic car, such as a 1968… SEE MORE

A Wicked Good Boat For Tuna-Fishing Star

9/6/2016 - WHEN DAVID CARRARO, a star of the National Geographic Channel reality show “Wicked Tuna,” was looking for a new boat to replace his Duffy 38, he turned to Captain Stewart Workman at SW Boatworks. Workman and his crew launched Carraro’s Calvin Beal 44, named—and Carraro was wicked happy. Carraro… SEE MORE

Early Alberg 35 A Multi-Year and Cherished Project

9/6/2016 - JONESPORT SHIPYARD has been honored over the years to maintain and upgrade a 1960 Alberg 35 for an owner who has become a treasured friend. While preserving the boat’s traditional layout, we replaced the galley, reconstructed the deck, and cleaned, polished and re-installed the bronze ports. We upgraded the rigging… SEE MORE

Celebrating the People Side of Marine Supplies

9/6/2016 - When Wayne Hamilton started Hamilton Marine in his garage in Searsport, Maine, decades ago, he was selling marine supplies to commercial fishermen. Today, the business has grown to five locations in Maine and sells products nationwide and on almost every continent, including Antarctica. But this is no faceless corporation. Customers… SEE MORE