September 9, 2020

We continue to follow the guidelines of Governor Mills' Executive Orders. Below describes how we are currently operating:

Customers and guests arriving from out of state must abide by the Governor's current Executive Order to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arriving in Maine or have a negative COV...

May 21, 2020

Now that Spring is finally upon us and our launch season is in full swing we want to update you on some of the changes we are making to our COVID-19 protocol here at the Southport boatyard since our last communication with you in early April. Perhaps the most significant change is to customer access...

April 16, 2020

With spring upon us and boat launchings just around the corner, we have been giving plenty of thought to how we can continue to provide the services that you need safely and effectively. We take the risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously and our paramount concern is for the health and w...

March 30, 2020

We take the risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously and our paramount concern is for the health and well being of our employees, customers, and community. In an effort to continue and serve you in this challenging environment, we have made some short-term policy changes. We remain open a...

March 27, 2020

In an effort to help the severe PPE shortage, Hodgdon Yacht Services, Hodgdon Tenders, and Hodgdon Yachts have dug into our supplies and are donating what we can to the Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency. While only a small drop in the vast ocean of what’s critically needed, we hope this hel...

March 18, 2020

Like so many businesses locally and globally, we want to touch base to update you on how we're handling the uncertainty caused by the evolving COVID-19 situation.

In an effort to protect our employees, customers, and community, Hodgdon Yacht Services is temporarily closing to the public (this includ...

February 24, 2020

When it comes to rigging best practice, prevention is key: “Replacing a piece of rigging is always more affordable than dealing with the mess of a dismasting,” says HYS Senior Rigger Laura Slye. But what are the items to be aware of?

Standing Rigging—Know the age of your rigging: stainless-steel wire...

February 17, 2020

One of the newer technicians at Hodgdon Yacht Services is also one of the youngest, but Kyle Murphy has had some amazing experiences despite his youth.

Kyle came to HYS in January 2019 and works on customers’ electronic systems with Don Oakman (our lead electronics technician at HYS). He also works o...

December 3, 2019

It took several hours and many hands but on November 14th we launched a fine fleet of some 50 battleships—as well as some colorful lawnmowers and bait bags filled with wooden blocks.

The toys, designed and pre-cut by our own Jim Jones and Dave Radtke, were assembled and finished by volunteer staff me...

October 17, 2019

Again this year, we're teaming up with Lincoln County Toys for Tots for the upcoming holiday season. Our goal is to provide Lincoln County children with 150 handcrafted toys, all constructed by Hodgdon employees. Check out what we've been up to at the Boatyard. We're two weeks in and making serious...

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