Padebco Custom Boat Builders & Full Service Boatyard recently launched its newest model the V25R. The sporty express-style 25’ runabout is designed on a solid fiberglass hull, and offers a cuddy cabin with v-berth, head, refrigerated wet bar and many other options. Her classic Downeast lines, teak accents and powerful twin Yamaha 150s draw attention both in the harbor and out on the water. The V25R’s seakeeping characteristics make her equally successful as a pleasure boat and as a ship’s […]
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 […]
BACK COVE YACHTS From spoon bow to gently sloped transom, the design elements of Back Cove Yachts speak to a Maine lobster boat heritage. Yet below the surface are modern deep-vee hulls, just waiting for an owner to push the throttle forward and to jump up onto plane. For more information contact: Lindsey Braun 23 Merrill Drive, PO Box 548 Rockland, ME 04841 Phone: (207) 594-8844 Fax: (207) 594-1255 Email this member directly Visit member’s website […]
SW BOATWORKS specializes in all aspects of finish work, from the drawing board to completion. These boat styles always include Lobster, yacht, deep sea fishing, pleasure, passenger, and Coast Guard-approved vessels. For more information contact: Stewart Workman 358 Douglas Highway Lamoine, ME 04605 Phone: (207) 667-7427 Fax: (207) 667-7156 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
The Guimond Family has been building boats since the 1940s in the small fishing village of Escuminac located near Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada. Over 600 boats have been built over three generations. The performance, stability, and comfort of the “Millennium” design introduced 2002 has broadened the marketplace to specific clientele in need of specialized vessels for Serious Fishermen, Law Enforcement Departments, Research Organizations, and other Professional Operations. Now, with a production facility located in the United States, boats can be […]
NEWMAN & GRAY specializes in building custom and semi-custom powerboats as well as restoring classic wooden and fiberglass boats. Drawing on the longstanding tradition of Downeast built boats, their projects exemplify timeless style and craftsmanship. For more information contact: Ed Gray or Jarvis Newman PO Box 85 Cranberry Isles, ME 04625 Phone: (207) 244-0575 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
DYSART’S GREAT HARBOR MARINA is a full service marina in the heart of Acadia National Park. It is run by a friendly and professional family who is enthusiastic and full of local advice. The Marina’s staff takes pride in ensuring every guest has the best possible stay. For more information contact: Jane or Micah Peabody 11 Apple Lane PO Box 1503 Southwest Harbor, ME 04679 Phone: (207) 244-0117 Fax: (207) 244-7526 Email this member directly Visit member’s […]
Jonesport Shipyard provides expert wood and fiberglass repair and restoration. The yard builds a fiberglass peapod molded from a 100-year-old, Jonesport-style “Mother Pod,” a serious, time-tested, wooden rowing/sailing boat traditionally used in down-east Maine for lobstering and for carrying people and supplies along the coast. Contact: (207) 497-2701 PO Box 214 – 285 Main Street | Jonesport, ME 04649 Visit this member’s website
W-Class Yachts are a modern breed of classics. Constructed from an innovative cold-molding process and equipped with modern technologies, the W.37, W.46, W.76 and W.100 inspire the excitement of big-boat match-racing. For more information contact: Donald Tofias One Washington St. Newport, RI 02840 Phone: (401) 619-1190 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
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
BROOKLIN BOAT YARD is a full-service yacht yard specializing in the design, construction, repair and maintenance of wooden boats. Featuring the Eggemoggin 47 spirit of tradition performance daysailer. For more information contact: Steve White PO Box 143 Brooklin, ME 04616 Phone: (207) 359-2236 Fax: (207) 359-8871 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
Journey’s End Marina has been located in Rockland, Maine for over 30 years. The parent company, O’Hara Corporation, has been in the maritime industry for over 100 years, operating fishing boats around the country. For more information contact: Mike Davee 120 Tillson Ave Rockland, ME 04841 Phone: (207) 594-0400 Email this member directly Visit member’s website
Imtra Corporation is the leader in marine systems. Our focus on customer service, product development and quality products is what sets us apart. We support our customers by offering them the highest quality marine products which we source, prepare, deliver, and support with inventory, sales, engineering services and warranty coverage. With more than 50 years experience, Imtra has become the known reliable supplier to builders, repair yards, retailers, naval architects, as well as private yacht and vessel owners. Meet the […]
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 […]
PierVantage provides small and mid-sized businesses with sophisticated business management technology solutions, allowing them to manage their operations effectively and provide superior customer service. their cloud-based solutions are tailored for companies in specific industries. Because they recognize that small business from the backbone of our economy, they take great pride in designed sophisticated solutions that enable small and mid-sized businesses to compete effectively while reducing their operating expense. their cloud-based solutions deliver rich, industry-specific capabilities to address critical operational challenges. […]
Smithwick & Mariners Insurance is a full service Independent Insurance Agency providing personal, commercial, life, health, business and marine insurance with over 20 carriers. As independent agents, they shop your coverage among several different insurance companies to provide the best possible rates. They carefully select the insurance companies they represent for financial stability and service. Whether negotiating a renewal, requesting a change to your policy or placing a claim, their office excels at handling your insurance concerns in a professional […]
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.
Established in 1977 as a source for traditional marine hardware and supplies in Maine, Hamilton Marine now sells to boatbuilders, sailors, pleasure boaters and commercial fishermen throughout the world. Hamilton Marine is the largest discount ship’s chandlery north of Boston. Inventory is extensive, representing top manufacturers in the business. Hamilton Marine has five locations on the coast of Maine extending from Downeast to the south coast, as well as an extensive online presence. Meet the rest of our Maine Built Boat […]
Since 1973 R.E. Thomas Marine Hardware, Inc. has been a name that their customers can trust. They manufacture the highest quality marine hardware, including: shafts, shaft bearings, stuffing boxes, shaft seals, skeg bearings, rudder ports, cutless propeller shaft bearings, mooring and skene chocks and many other marine hardware items. Located on the coast of Maine, where boat building has deep roots and a proud heritage, R.E. Thomas Marine Hardware, Inc. supplies the boat building industry with unparalleled standard and custom […]
North Atlantic Inflatables is the Portland-based factory direct supplier of high quality, reliable inflatable boats, console RIB boats & accessories. Boats range from 7’6″ to 21’+. We also sale and service Tohatsu outboard motors and Tidewater Trailers. Our boats and motors all come with a 5-year warranty. For more information contact: 400 Commercial St Portland, ME 04101 Phone: (207) 844-1742 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.
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 […]
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.