Don Ellis about Custom Boatbuilding & Maine Ethics
Don Ellis of Ellis Boat Company clearly loves the creative process of boatbuilding. Each boat is different, and the boat design can continue to change with the owners input even after sea trials. Don launched a boat this summer for musician Billy Joel, who Don described as a "serious fisherman". He came to Maine for the quality and honesty of our boats. Regarding workforce, Don says that he likes to hire people with "real Maine character" - the types that never give up until the project is perfect.
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