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By the foot or by the pound, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the realities of new construction so you’ll know what to look for in having a boat built. Production boats are cheaper but, then again, their one-size-fits-all aspects might diminish your pleasure on launch day. Thankfully, we’ve got some great tips on having a boat built. The first step is connecting with the boatbuilder’s ‘schmee’.

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Having a Boat Designed and Built – LA VIE EN ROSE: Having a boat designed and built is an experience in itself. As luck would have it, we caught up with David Lesser durin...
Soul Sailing: A "soul sailor" (coined today by OCH) is a sailor who sails for the sheer pleasure of sailing. Although they may still e...
FRANCIS LEE: The Ultimate Sailing Machine, Part 1 – The Design Spiral: When a veteran sailor and one of America's great yacht designers get together to discuss the creation of a sailboat that...
The Joy of Having a Boat Built: An Outboard Cruiser Takes Shape: Yearning to cruise in style and burn only three gallons per hour? The joy of having an outboard cruiser built that's exa...
A Boatyard Visit to Artisan Boatworks with Alec Brainerd: Alec Brainerd carries on the tradition of building classic boats at Artisan Boatworks in Rockport Maine. We wanted to se...
Thoughts on Having a Boat Designed, with Havilah Hawkins: Designing a boat that reflects all your dreams of life on board can be daunting; where do you begin? Havilah Hawkins sho...

 

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