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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...

October 12, 2018

This year, we're teaming up with 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. This week, we kicked off the project...stay tuned for more!

June 13, 2018

"During the winter season of 2017 and 2018 I had major repairs made to my 1968 cold molded Brownell sport fisherman. Much of the fiberglass aft of amidships was removed, covering boards and cockpit sole, for access. Planking, and frames were replaced due to fresh water damage, as water came down thr...

April 11, 2018

"We live on an Island in the summer. No electricity or running water. That means for us, Hodgdon Yacht Services on Southport is more than the place where we keep our boat and get gas. It is also our "driveway." It is our UPS delivery location. It's our laundry room. It's where Colby & Gale leaves ou...

November 18, 2016

"Although our time spent in Maddock Cove this past season was shorter than we had hoped, and our return in September was eventually cancelled due to hurricanes Hermine and Matthew, our stay at Hodgdon during June/July were the highlight of our 2016 sailing season.

I must apologize in advance because...

December 1, 2015

"Over the years we have entrusted Blessed Spirit and then Demitasse to HYS, for not only winter care and storage, but also for a complete restoration. Demitasse utilized all of the capabilities and assets of the yard including mechanical, electrical, rigging, wood finishing, fiberglass, and finally...

September 1, 2015

"We were making a stop in Boothbay Harbor while cruising in Maine last summer. After looking up some options we found a marina that had recently been acquired by Hodgdon Yachts. We were in need of some help with a generator starting problem and after a quick call where we spoke to the manager Ian Mc...

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