News from Brooklin Boat Yard

You Can’t Get There From Here

In early August when Sailing Anarchy’s editor tried to journey to Brooklin, Maine, from San Diego, he had flight delay issues that wouldn’t allow him to make the event. The plan was to race AURORA in the famed Eggemoggin Reach Regatta and its two feeders. Here’s how the weekend went.

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Botin Flip

  In the last week of March 2016, we flipped the hull of the new Botin 22m sloop under construction. The hull-turning went well and the Botin is back in the shop on her bottom. While we had her in the slings we had the opportunity to put her on...

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Taylor 49 Racer/Cruiser

Brooklin Boat Yard is teaming once again with designer Jim Taylor of Marblehead, MA. This 49-foot racer/cruiser is a variation of Jim’s very successful design DREADNOUGHT, launched by BBY in June of 2014. The owner is an experienced New England yachtsman with a keen interest in racing.

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APHRODITE Refit

We’re really excited to welcome back APHRODITE to Brooklin Boat Yard. A 72-foot Purdy-built commuter, APHRODITE was originally launched in 1937. She was completely restored at Brooklin Boat Yard in 2005. Now in 2015, her owner has brought her back for a ten-year service call.

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Botin 22m Sloop

Brooklin Boat Yard is constructing a new 22-meter yacht designed by Spanish firm Botin Partners. In hull shape and sail plan the Botin 22 will be very similar to many of today’s modern racing boats.

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Brooklin Boat Yard Builds 28′ Naval Cutter Replica

Brooklin Boat Yard has been contracted to construct a replica of a 28’ Naval Cutter which will be presented to Culver Military Academy as a memorial to the former cadets and faculty of the Culver Military Academy who played an heroic and lifesaving role in the Great Easter Flood of 1913.

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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SONNY’s Launch

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

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