News from Brooklin Boat Yard

Brooklin Boat Yard Builds 28′ Naval Cutter Replica

  Not every project here at Brooklin Boat yard is “cutting edge” or “pushing the envelope “. We equally enjoy restoration and replication projects, especially when the boats that we are working on have some historical significance. Along these lines Brooklin Boat...

Make it Faster!

Brooklin Boat Yard has now built three boats for the owner of VA PENSIERO II (launched in 2004) with the newest of these three being DREADNOUGHT, the Jim Taylor designed 49’ Spirit of Tradition Racing Sloop launched this past (2014) spring. This owner was so impressed...

DREADNOUGHT Launches

  Brooklin Boat Yard launched DREADNOUGHT, a 49-foot cold-molded custom sailboat, on Monday, June 9. Designed by Jim Taylor, the yacht is a lightweight, performance-oriented sloop with a traditional aesthetic above the waterline and a modern underbody below. A...

Update from BEQUIA

16.48 North, 62.01 West To: Steve White and the Boys of the Brooklin Boat Yard. Some seven years ago, [we] commissioned the Brooklin Boat Yard to build a 91′ yawl. In the early summer of 2009 Bequia was lowered into the waters of Center Harbor, and as a wooden boat,...

SONNY’s Launch

On September 3, 2013, the 70-foot Dieter Empacher-designed SONNY launched at Brooklin Boat...

PARDON ME PROJECT UNDERWAY

In mid July, PARDON ME was moved into the main shop to begin her restoration work. Since the first order of business is to replace the bottom, all machinery and interior components were removed, the boat was rolled upside down, placed on a specially constructed cradle...

Brooklin Boat Yard to Build Custom Jim Taylor-Designed Sloop

Brooklin Boat Yard will begin construction of 49-foot cold-molded sailboat designed by Jim Taylor of Marblehead, Massachusetts, in June. The yacht is a lightweight, performance-oriented sloop with a traditional aesthetic above the waterline and a modern underbody...

WHAT’S NEXT?

Brooklin Boat Yard is very pleased to announce that working in conjunction with designer Jim Taylor we will begin construction of a new 49′ Spirit of Tradition Cruiser / Racer starting in early to mid-summer 2013. This is now the second time Brooklin Boat Yard...

Moving Day

A very active day here at Brooklin Boat Yard as the hull for SONNY (70′ Dieter Empacher designed sloop) was first moved out of the Main Shop then picked up by the Travel Lift to be rotated right-side up, set on her keel and finally moved back...

Maine Boatbuilders Show

Brooklin Boat Yard will be an exhibitor at the Maine Boat Builders Show (March 15-17) in Portland, Maine. On exhibit will be one of our newest boats DUCK SOUP which we launched in 2012. We hope you’ll stop by, have a look at DUCK SOUP and talk with us about any...

Planking Begins on SONNY

Planking started today (December 19, 2012) on the 70′ Dieter Empacher sloop SONNY currently under construction here at Brooklin Boat Yard and scheduled for launching late summer early fall of 2013. This first of 4 layers of planking is 3″ toungue &...

Bruce Johnson to Represent BBY

BELFAST, BROOKLIN, AND ROCKPORT, MAINE – June 4, 2012 –Three independent yacht yards in mid-coast Maine are appointing Bruce Johnson, formerly of Sparkman & Stephens, as their business development executive. Brooklin Boat Yard, Front Street Shipyard and Rockport...