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NEW LEASE ON LIFE FOR A CLASSIC TRAWLER

For over 25 years, work on the 1962 Penbo Trawler, WhiteFlash, has exclusively been entrusted to the skilled team at Hodgdon’s Southport Boatyard. WhiteFlash initially came to the Boatyard in need of improvements essential to the boat’s preservation. Ongoing projects have included repair or replacement of the 36-foot vessel’s stem, keel, floor timbers, steering, hardware, wiring, engine, house, fly bridge, mast and interior. Thanks to the second generation owner’s dedication to the boat and Hodgdon Yacht Services’ craftsmen, WhiteFlash has been restored to pristine condition. Based in Boothbay Harbor, it’s likely that you’ll see her cruising around Maine’s mid-coast during the summer months!

A SIMPLE, ELEGANT SOLUTION FOR GLISSADE

The owner of Glissade, a Bridges Point 24, is a lifelong, dedicated sailor who has used the boat as a pure sailing vessel since her purchase. Over the years, the challenges of returning to the harbor were becoming increasingly difficult. Initially, an attempt was made to use a gas powered outboard, but the weight of the engine and the need to carry fuel to and from the boat were slowly undermining the pleasure of sailing. After this first failed attempt, the owner came to HYS for a more radical and user friendly alternative. After considering multiple options, the yard installed a Torqeedo electric outboard. Its extended shaft and electric operation are perfectly suited to Glissade and the o

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