On Nov. 15, Joe Harris boarded Gryphon Solo 2, an Akilaria RC2 Class 40, and left Newport, R.I., in an attempt to break the singlehanded non-stop around-the-world record on a 40-foot boat.
As the recreational boating industry strives to grow, the role boatyards play continues to become more significant. Owners who use their boats frequently require service that is quick and complete, even as the vessels themselves grow more complex in terms of their engines and electronics. Boatyards are starting up or expanding in an effort to meet this challenge.
Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, Maine, is partnering with Brødrene Aa in Hyen, Norway, to market, sell and build carbon-fiber ferries throughout the United States under the new company name Arcadia Alliance.
Trinity Yachts’ New Orleans shipyard is for sale, as well as the Trinity Yachts name, brand and all of the designs and engineering to date.
A Maine man is behind bars after being accused of stealing $700,000 from the Brooklin Boat Yard while the boatbuilder employed him.
Chapman Ducote’s core business — credit card processing — is pretty straight-laced, but the president and CEO of Merchant Services Ltd. in Miami Beach also has a wilder side: LeMans race-car driver, partner in a boatbuilding business and a role with wife Kristin in five episodes of the Kardashian sisters’ reality TV series “Kourtney and…more
Brooklin Boat Yard of Brooklin, Maine, was selected by the Spanish yacht design firm Botin Partners to build a 72-foot cruising design sloop.
Sailing yacht builder Morris Yachts said it is opening a service yard in southern Maine’s Casco Bay area.
California-based Marina Shipyard recently signed with PierVantage for Boat Yards.
South Florida’s largest boat repair center is being sold.
Thieves broke into Ocean Master’s secured boatyard in Stuart, Fla., and stole a truck, a trailer and a new boat with outboards.