It takes a lot of manhours, great boatbuilding skills and attention to detail to build a Buzzards Bay 15. Artisan Boatworks of Rockport, Maine, just completed its seventh version of this classic and elegant sailboat.
Boat shows are in full swing across the country. New and exciting boat models are all the rage. Realistically, not everyone wants a new boat as many boaters are still in love with the looks of the classic boat they already have.
I believe that VHF radios from the big four MFD manufacturers are primarily offered so that boat builders and customers can put a single brand of electronics at the helm.
Designer Christian Grande and Foresti & Suardi have started working together and have developed a line of innovative and beautiful folding armchairs to bring style to yachts, villas and apartments. Each piece is made combining chromed brass and teak, the end result is a top quality aesthetic piece with Italian style.
Cielito, a 43’ trunk cabin motoryacht designed in 1930 by the Stephen Brothers, won the 2018 Vintage Weekend award for Best Restoration, which was completed by Florida’s original shipyard, RMK Merrill-Stevens.
RMK Merrill-Stevens (RMK MS), a full-service shipyard dedicated to the refit and repair of the world’s finest yachts and vessels, has announced the opening of ten new positions at the historic shipyard. Dating back to 1885, RMK MS is Florida’s most storied shipyard, being the first shipyard in the state. The company recently unveiled plans to update both the North and South Shipyards with new amenities, capabilities, and opportunities, including the addition of new team members. The updates include a 2,700-ton shiplift and a 100-ton travel lift.
RMK MS is the world’s leading superyacht refit, repair and maintenance facility and the first shipyard in Florida, dating back to the 19 century. FLIBS attendees will have the opportunity to meet the expert and friendly team of professionals, tradesmen and craftsmen at the exhibit booth for a visual tour of the equipment upgrades, enhanced shipyard capabilities and modern features and amenities.