Maine Built Boats’ annual Guide to Buying and Servicing a Maine-Built Boat is now available at retail outlets, boatyards, shops and boat shows around New England!
Meet Maine Built Boats members the 2015 Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show August 14-16 in Rockland, Maine. With boats in the water, boats on land, furniture makers, fine artists, high-end home builders, and sustainable-energy experts, the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show highlights essential components of life on the coast. Products reflect classic and timeless designs that are durable, practical, and beautiful, and represent the show’s theme.
Please join Maine Built Boats members at the 2015 Manufacturing Summit. Manufacturing Summit Manufacturers’ Association of Maine June 4, 2015 Pineland Farms, New Gloucester 8:00am-12:00PM
We are going to add some spice to this year’s Maine Boat Builder’s Show, giving it a “sport fishing” theme. SW Boatworks of Lamoine is building the new TUNA.COM for Capt. Dave Carraro of Gloucester, one of the stars of the reality television show “Wicked Tuna” seen on the National Geographic Channel. Dave will be there meeting attendees, giving a couple of seminars and selling his “TUNA.COM” merchandise. There is no question that this will draw a huge crowd. Capt. […]
Maine Yacht Center is proud to announce it completed a refit of the IMOCA Open 60 Great American IV (ex-Mirabaud), in which Rich Wilson will compete in the 2016-17 Vendée Globe, the toughest singlehanded sailing race in the world. Wilson brought the exotic canting-keel race boat to MYC in Portland, Maine, in August 2013 after sailing it across the Atlantic Ocean from France, where he purchased it on behalf of his nonprofit educational foundation, Sites Alive. Designed by Owen Clarke […]
“Good Lobster Year Helps Boat Builders” — story featured on Maine’s WCSH6 news.
Maine Built Boats hosted its third-annual Global Outreach Conference on Thursday, December 4, in Bath, Maine. Featuring seminars on sourcing services, enhancing marketing, and establishing global partnerships, the conference gathered boatbuilding-related professionals from around New England. Attendees left with new ideas for business development. Open to the regional boatbuilding industry, the Global Outreach Conference annually provides industry executives, managers, technicians and marketers with ideas for expanding their business outside of Maine and the nation. In addition to a full seminar […]
Maine Built Boats’ third-annual boatbuilding industry conference is scheduled Thursday, December 4, 2014. Maine Built Boats Global Outreach Conference will offer industry executives, managers and marketers ideas for expanding their business outside of Maine and the nation. The conference, which will be held at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, offers a combination of exhibition and seminars to support Maine boatbuilders. Maine Built Boats Global Outreach Conference offers seminars in marine systems technology, fabrication, digital marketing, and management. Each seminar […]
When Sabre first began building 28 foot sailboats in 1970, there were very few large, owner operated motor yachts in use. Over the past forty+ years the fleet of large, private vessels has grown dramatically with new operating systems allowing owner operators to be the masters of their own yachts. Sabre followers have watched as the size of the yachts we offer has shifted with the times. To date our largest motor yacht offering has been the Sabre 54 Salon Express and […]
9/11/2014 Newport International Boat Show This prestigious event encompasses 13 acres of Newport’s famed waterfront with all makes and models of powerboats and sailboats ranging from 16 ft. to 85 ft. —ready for boarding and review. On the land side, there’s a bountiful array of marine products and services to enhance the boating lifestyle. Domestic and international dealers and manufacturers will be on hand to provide you with valuable information and answers to all your questions. With numerous countries represented […]
AJ ENTERPRISES builds only one size of boat and that is the AJ-28. I feel that by concentrating my efforts on the one size it has been possible to constantly improve the finish on the boats. We still can build an inexpensive commercial finish boat, but we have the ability to do a boat that has a smooth molded finish inside and out. For more information contact: Alan Johnson PO Box 276 Winter Harbor, ME 04693 Phone: (207) […]
GREAT HARBOR BOATWORKS (formerly Ralph Stanley Inc.) has the unique combination of traditional boat design and building experience coupled with the best that cutting-edge technology has to offer. For more information contact: Richard Stanley PO Box 458 298 Seawall Road Building 7 Southwest Harbor, ME 04679 Phone: (207) 244-3795 Fax: (207) 244-0097 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
KITTERY POINT YACHT YARD builds a proprietary line of 22’ boats that can be finished off for a variety of uses. Primary lines include the center console sport fishing model and the cuddy cabin model that features 2 7’ berths and a head. For more information contact: Tom Allen 857 Main Street Eliot, ME 03903 Phone: (207) 439-3967 Fax: (207) 439-2714 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
WEST BAY BOATS a family-run business is now training members of their fourth generation. We are proud to be carrying on in the tradition of boat building, an industry which was established in our area many years ago. For more information contact: Paul West 8 Town Landing Road Steuben, ME 04680 Phone: (207) 546-4300 Fax: (207) 546-9770 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
HINCKLEY YACHTS was founded in Maine in 1928 and is considered to be one of the oldest yacht builders in the U.S. The company provides yacht refit, maintenance, repair and storage services for boats up to 150 feet in length and 180 tons. For more information contact: Phil Bennett 130 Shore Road Southwest Harbor, ME 04679 Phone: (866) HINCKLEY Fax: (207) 244-9322 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
THE LANDING SCHOOL was established in 1978 as a nonprofit, post-secondary institution dedicated to providing the highest quality vocational education in boatbuilding. For more information contact: P.O. Box 1490 Kennebunkport, ME 04046 Phone: 207-985-7976 Fax: 207-985-7942 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
HOLLAND’S BOAT SHOP has built over 400 downeast-style boats for both commercial and pleasure use. Our traditional round-bilge design has a sharp entry forward that turns flat aft to provide easily driven, sea-kindly, true downeast-style boats. For more information contact: Glenn Holland 7 Mill Lane Belfast, ME 04915 Phone: (207) 338-3155 Fax: (207) 338-2442 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
Classic Yacht Models is renowned for their artistry of some of the world’s finest custom yacht models. Each exclusively commissioned vessel is impeccably detailed, perfectly scaled and finely crafted using precious woods, golds and diamonds. Previous projects include the notable 154′ Perini Navi ketch Andromeda La Dea, the Herreshoff schooner Mariette, sailing motor yacht Atlantide and the modern clipper yacht Maltese Falcon. For more information contact: Rob Eddy 19 Neillehaven Drive Camden, ME 04843 Phone: (207) 236-6579 Email […]
CLASSIC BOAT SHOP takes pride in finding, caring for and offering an eclectic blend of little yachts with a touch of the unusual and a bit of class to better suit your individual needs. For more information contact: Jean Beaulieu PO Box 74, 369 Tremont Road Bernard, ME 04612 Phone: (207) 244-3374 Fax: (207) 244-3375 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
Morgan Bay Boat Company specializes in custom made Maine yachts and boats for fishing and pleasure. We begin with a traditional Maine hull and add features that will suit your individual boating needs. The commonly seen lobster boats design is stable in rough seas and smooth sailing. For more information contact: Gerald Kief 1450 Toddy Pond Rd Surry, ME 04684 Phone: (207) 664-0768 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
Ocean Options specializes in refrigeration, air conditioning, reverse osmosis desalinization and heat for yachts and commercial vessels. They also have specialists in land based reverse osmosis water purification systems. Their product lines include Marine Air air conditioning, Grunert and Sea Frost refrigeration, Sea Recovery and PUR desalinators and Espar diesel heater systems. They provide both equipment sales, installation and service worldwide for yacht builders, yacht service yards, and discriminating yachtsmen. Meet the rest of our Maine Built Boat Associates.
Raymarine is proud to specialise in marine electronics; this focus ensures they offer equipment that combines industry-leading technology with intuitive robust design, ideally suited to withstand the range of marine conditions that would spell disaster to lesser electronic ranges. Raymarine’s world-class test facilities put products through their paces on your behalf; they shake, bake, freeze and flood products and components to their limit so you don’t have to find out what those limits are the hard way. Their test boat […]
Maine Coastal News is published 12 times a year and is dedicated to covering the news along the entire coast of Maine, Kittery to Eastport. We cover general marine news, commercial fishing, yachting (power and sail), boat yard and waterfront news and maritime history. No one covers the coast like we do! Meet the rest of our Maine Built Boat Associates.
AccuTech Marine Propeller, Inc. is pleased to be New England’s only computer based propeller shop utilizing Prop Scan & Hale MRI technology. They accurately repair propellers and provide new propellers tuned to ISO class tolerances. AccuTech Marine Propeller, Inc. was established in 2001 as a result of personal experiences as boat owners and consumers with “traditional” propeller repair shops. Their shop was originally established around Prop Scan technology. This equipment has allowed them to accurately repair propellers and provide new propellers […]
Billy Black is known for his intrepid seamanship and for going that extra mile under the most challenging conditions to get the perfect shot that captures the spirit of an exotic location and its people while remaining responsive to deadline and budget. Billy Black’s office in Portsmouth, Rhode Island houses his huge library of lifestyle, location, regatta and event photography. Over half a million transparencies and digital images are organized for easy retrieval by his wife Joyce and assistant Meagan Beauchemin. […]
As a leader in the Marine Electronics industry, Navtronics specializes in on-board system selection, design, and integration. We provide solutions for marine navigation, communication, and entertainment systems to boat builders, boatyards and vessel owners. Meet the rest of our Maine Built Boat Associates.
Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors produces an award-winning print magazine, an online edition that includes original content, and an annual boat and home show, each with a focus on the unique lifestyle that is living, working, and cruising the coast of Maine. Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors explores some of the world’s finest cruising grounds, talks with Maine’s renowned yacht designers and boatbuilders, sails aboard Maine vessels from dinghies to fancy yachts to schooners, relives the historic events that shaped […]
Rhumbline Communications is a marine marketing services agency and partner in marketing products, brands and services for the marine industry. Their capabilities include a range of marine marketing services designed specifically for consumer and b2b audiences, such as strategy, media buying and management, creative development, website development, public relations and social media. Rhumbline Communications is located in Portland, Maine, with clients throughout New England and internationally. Meet the rest of our Maine Built Boat Associates.
Targeted to boatbuilders, designers, and wooden boat owners, WoodenBoat Publications has provided readers with a dynamic editorial environment that combines emerging technologies with traditional methods of boat design, construction and repair for over 30 years. Their dynamic editorial environment combines emerging technologies with traditional methods of boat design, construction and repair. Jon Wilson founded WoodenBoat in September 1974 with the publication of the first issue of WoodenBoat magazine featuring the schooner SILVER HEELS. Jon assembled the magazine from his (non-log) cabin […]
The Manufacturers Association of Maine (MAMe) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization comprised of over 300 companies and 100 students in Maine. We serve our membership by providing education and workforce training, business growth services, cluster initiatives, legislative advocacy, scholarship programs, networking opportunities and industry partnerships. More than 1,800 Maine manufacturing businesses employ more than 50,000 Maine residents. The payroll tops $2.5 billion and accounts for 14% of wages paid statewide. The manufacturing industry in Maine realizes over $5.5 billion dollars […]
Top quality vessels built with Maine pride. Maine built boats – from luxury yachts to workboats and canoes – exemplify the finest craftsmanship and latest technology available today. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the work that goes into a Maine built boat in our photo and video galleries.