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

What’s New


We recently launched PELICAN, a new custom design inspired by a Chesapeake scrape boat.



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











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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