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Use this boat builder guide and directory to search for boat builders and boat manufacturers by topic or location. While boats were traditionally made of wood, today there are many fiberglass and composite construction boats on the market. Composite boats are those that combine wood and synthetic products like fiberglass and epoxy to produce a boat that is lighter yet stronger than boats that...
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Master Boat Builders, Inc. opened in 1979 with a vision to build quality boats for quality minded customers. After all these years that tradition of quality continues. We specialize in work boats, with an emphasis on WORK. Our boats are built to last and when they are delivered to our customers, they are ready for the high seas.
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Founded in 1943, ABBRA serves as an advocate for boatyards, boat service and repairers and boat builders. We are first and foremost a recreational marine industry trade association and national network of marine service and repair companies dedicated to professional development, training,...
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WoodenBoat magazine for wooden boat owners and builders, focusing on materials, design, and construction techniques and repair solutions. In WoodenBoat No. 252, Editor Matt Murphy explores the work of Leslie Jones (1886–1967), a staff photographer for The Boston Herald Traveler from 1917 to 1956....
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Mission: Through the collective buying power of its members, we will strive to purchase high quality materials at the lowest cost of any boat building entity in the United States. We will organize as necessary to bring the united voice of the independent builder to outside influences such as...
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Those of you who have been here before probably understand how big the challenge has become, telling the story of Sam Devlin, one of the most prolific boat designers in the world, while distilling his huge body of work – 472 boats of great design variety, located all over the world, and a much debated number of designs in the catalog – into something understandable and accessible. As it stands,...
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Van Dam Boats. Official Website for Wooden Boat Builders and Designers. We would like to learn more about you, and what you are looking for. Do you have a vision of your dream boat? Do you know what you want from your boat? Are you a sailor, historian or an off-shore speed junkie? Everything will be customized just for you. It will be built to fit you, uniquely. We even measure your arm length...
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GLBBS also offers a one-year Comprehensive Boat Building program which will teach our students the woodworking skills required to build vessels in the traditional carvel and lapstrake methods. They will also work with the modern techniques and materials used in the construction of wood/epoxy composite craft. GLBBS offers a series of workshops in which you can build your own boat in fun and...
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Fishing Boat Builder specialize in constructing hull for aluminum boat, fiberglass boat and wooden boat. Choosing the right boat is all about knowing what’s really important to you. The designs for fishing boats will vary quite a bit, as are the places you can use them. The boats that are meant for shallow waters of inland lakes and rivers aren’t the same boats meant for deep seas and great...
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Maine Built Boats Inc. is an industry association that markets boats built in Maine to the rest of the world. At one time almost every harbor on the coast of Maine was filled with schooners. Some were used for fishing, others for the coastal trades, and some even went deep-water sailing to parts all over the world. Following World War I, the number of schooners decreased dramatically. Today...
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The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) announced that industry veteran Craig Scholten has joined the standards-crafting organization as technical vice president. In this newly created position, Scholten will oversee the… Read more ». Born and raised in Nova Scotia but schooled in Britain, Commodore Fraser Fraser-Harris flew carrier-based fighter-bombers and fighter planes throughout the...
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Gulfstream Shipbuilding is a custom boat builder in Freeport, Florida, just north of the beautiful beaches of Destin, Florida. Operating at the same facility that was formally occupied by "Freeport Shipbuilding", Gulfstream employes most of the same key personnel that previously worked for "Freeport Shipbuilding". This group of people have amassed many years experience in designing and building...
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Welcome to the Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association website Whether you’re thinking of buying a new boat, or having your existing boat serviced, repaired or stored in Canada’s Maritimes – you’ll find all the information you need right here! NSBA Members build and repair custom or semi-custom:. NSBA Associate Member suppliers, provide the builders with quality materials, services and equipment....
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Boat Plans for power, sail and small boats. Free Boat Plans. Boat kits and supplies plus the best boat building technical support. First and foremost we'd like to give a big thanks to Tony Nestor of SkiffLife.com for covering our SK14 and doing a very nice build of the new skiff. We are continuing to make improvements to the site, as well as adding more digital plans. Check back frequently for...
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February 6, 2016. TCBB opens an exhibit in Community Gallery at the Washington State Historical Society. The exhibit, featuring photographs, boats, and other objects made in the TCBB boat shop, runs through April. February 5, 2016. Tacoma Community Boat Builders begins publishing a periodic newsletter with information about events and happenings at TCBB. Sign up here. February 4, 2016. TCBB is...
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Custom sport fishing boats & yacht construction, boat yard, service & repair - Beaufort, NC. Jarrett Bay Clothing outlets in Beaufort & Raleigh, NC. Owner/Captain Casey Wagner guides his Jarrett Bay to top mahi mahi honors in both Big Rock events The one-day Keli Wagner Lady Angler Tournament saw 125 boats fishing, and through all of the gamefish weighed at the end of the tournament, the women...
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World class boat kits, boat plans, and boatbuilding materials. More than 20,000 CLC boats are on the water: Kayaks, Canoes, Sailboats, and more. If you want to build a boat, we have what you need. Chesapeake Light Craft is your source for boat kits, kayak kits, boat plans, and boatbuilding materials. Our original, award-winning boat designs include kayaks, canoes, rowing boats, dinghies, and...
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Twenty-five years later, it’s the largest partnership in the marine industry. Independent Boat Builders, Inc. (IBBI) is a collaborative effort to negotiate the best sources and arrangements for raw materials. It’s a purchasing cooperative founded by a group of independent boat builders who are continually looking for ways to add value to their businesses. These value-focused efforts ultimately...
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Custom sport fishing yachts, full-service boatyard, boat repair facility, boat hurricane assistance located on the Outer Banks of NC. Every boat we build is custom from the keel up. “Custom” means starting with a blank piece of paper and putting the owner’s ideas on the water. As you view the specifications and photos of all the boats we’ve built to date, you’ll see that each one is unique....
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Massachusetts boat builders construct some of the finest wooden, steel, alumninum and fiberglass power and sail boats in the world. Hundreds of fishing schooners and dories were built on the North Shore, and Clipper ships were built by Shiverick in East Dennis. In more recent history, Massachusetts boatbuilders have developed the Beetle Cat, Mackenzie Cuttyhunk bass boats, the Eldridge Mcginnis...
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