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Registration is open for the 2017 Maine Built Boats Conference

Register now for the 2017 Maine Built Boats Global Outreach Conference! The sixth-annual event will be held at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath on Thursday, December 7, from 8:30am to 3:30pm. Members of the trade, students, and the general public are invited to...

Maine Yacht Center Completes 2-Year Refit

Great American 4, skippered by Rich Wilson is tied up on the pontoons is Les Sables d’Olonne, France along with the other 28 boats competing in the Vendee Globe, which starts November 5. GA4 is the only American entry in the fleet of 29 boats. The Vendee Globe is a non-stop race around the world, without assistance that takes place every 4 years. The VG is the hardest and most famous sailing race in the world. Nicknamed the Everest of the Seas.

MBB Featured in Power & Motoryacht Magazine

Yacht designer Michael Peters wrote an article about Maine Built Boats following his participation in the association's annual conference in December 2015. This article appeared in the February issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine, published by Active Interest...

HARVEY GAMAGE Restored at Portland Yacht Services

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 Today there are no schooners sailing commercially as they have been replaced by the tractor trailers. The only remaining survivors of that era can be seen at Bar Harbor, Camden, Rockland and Portland. It has been a long time since one underwent a major refit, but that is what happened to HARVEY GAMAGE at Portland Yacht Service in Portland for the past 14 months.

2015 Manufacturing Summit: June 4

Please join Maine Built Boats members at the 2015 Manufacturing Summit. Manufacturing Summit Manufacturers' Association of Maine June 4, 2015 Pineland Farms, New Gloucester 8:00am-12:00PM  

Global Outreach Conference Dates Announced

Maine Built Boats' third-annual boatbuilding industry conference is scheduled Thursday, December 4, 2014. Maine Built Boats Global Outreach Conference will offer industry executives, managers and marketers ideas for expanding their business outside of Maine and the...

Newport International Boat Show

9/11/2014 Newport International Boat Show This prestigious event encompasses 13 acres of Newport’s famed waterfront with all makes and models of powerboats and sailboats ranging from 16 ft. to 85 ft. ---ready for boarding and review. On the land side, there’s a...

Maine Boats Homes & Harbors Show

8/8/2014 Maine Boats Homes & Harbors Show There is always so much for the whole family to see and do at the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show. In addition to a fleet of great boats in the water and on land, plus tents filled with booth exhibits, there'll be...

Commercial Marine Expo

6/11/2014 Commercial Marine Expo CME 2014 brings thousands of marine buyers and sellers together in a unique, business-to-business environment in the heart of the New England commercial marine industries. Visit www.comarexpo.com

Maine Boat Builders Show

3/14/2014 Maine Boat Builders Show A gathering of the finest fiberglass and wooden custom boat builders on the East Coast. Also exhibiting numerous manufacturers of boating equipment. Sailboats, powerboats, canoes, kayaks, and rowing boats with the builders there to...

Maine Manufacturing Summit

3/13/2014 "Your Future is Here" - A Manufacturing Summit LARGEST MANUFACTURING SUMMIT in MAINE! Join for our Annual Manufacturing Summit. Visit events.r20.constantcontact.com

Newport International Boat Show

9/12/2013 Newport International Boat Show The 43rd Annual Newport International Boat Show, September 12-15, 2013, will feature new sailboats and powerboats, and thousands of products and services from both domestic and international exhibitors. Multiple waterfront...

Maine Boats Homes & Harbors Show

8/9/2013 Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show If you love the coast of Maine, you won't want to miss this high-summer event! Each year we gather Maine's finest artists, architects, boatbuilders, craftsmen, designers, furniture makers, jewelers, and marine gear...