• N. G. Herreshoff AIDA restoration (photo courtesy Maynard Bray)

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soundings coverHylan Boats in the Press

Old-fashioned artistry defines a small shop in Brooklin, Maine
Laurie Schreiber‘s cover article describes the history and philosophy of the Hylan shop, including photos and information on significant projects from over the years.  The cover photo is of BAGATELLE.
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  • DEVA

DEVA — 37′ L. F. Herreshoff ketch — New Price
PELICAN — 34′ high speed commuter — Sold
VIRGINIA — 33′ L. F. Herreshoff ketch — New
Point Comfort 23 — Chesapeake Skiff — New Price












We recently had a chance to visit SWEETGRASS, and we came back with some new pictures of her under sail in her home waters. She’s a replica of N.G. Herreshoff’s 1914 Sadie that we built a few years ago.


beret1Custom Design

Custom designs either under construction or in sketch phase include BERET and CALIDRIS
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On the Drawing Board

I saw my first Chesapeake scrape boat on a cruise to the Bay Area in 2011.  BAXTER was hauled out in a boat yard on Tangier Island, and I was struck by her handsome sweeping sheer… [More drawing board…]


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