Yacht Restoration Portfolio
The successful restoration of a wooden boat requires balance. First, our designers and builders carefully research the project, looking at original plans and methods. The new owners’ requirements are paramount, and upgrades and changes can be married to accurate period details. Visit us to see what we are currently working on in the shop.
LATIFA, 1936, William Fife III At the beginning of the global pandemic LATIFA paused a long-range cruise and returned to Rockport Marine for a systems refit, interior joinery, cosmetics upgrade, and a rig inspection. LATIFA made good avail of our fabrication capabilities and experience stylistically matching joinery to the Fife’s interior. In LATIFA’s small engine room we were able to install new twin Nanni diesels effectively doubling the yachts horsepower...Read More
The WILLIAM UNDERWOOD is a sardine carrier, built in 1941 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, at the Simms Brothers yard.
Perseverance combines a classic aesthetic with modern systems and interior. She is a simple and ideal New England boat.
ADVENTURESS was designed and built by Fife and Son at the Fife Yard in Fairlie, Scotland in 1924.
TRADE WIND was originally built in 1938 for a discerning owner who wanted an elegant floating home.
103 Concordia Yawls were built between 1938 and 1966. A dozen of these iconic boats entrust their annual care to Rockport Marine.
Almost every winter we have multiple yachts in our main shop receiving structural repairs. Some projects are small and routine, others are larger and more comprehensive.
The six-meter class, a group of one-design racers that compete to this day, attracted designers such as Herreshoff, Fife and Sparkman and Stephens.