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...

October 16, 2017

Hay-Val, an early 1960's cold molded sport fisherman built by Brownell in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts is undergoing a fair amount of work at Hodgdon Yacht Services.

Work has included:

  • Removing aft third of hull planking from chine to sheer, replacing frames as needed. Re-planking using Sipo mahog...

March 8, 2016

This winter, a NorthCoast 24 was repowered at HYS. Two 220 hp Chrysler gas engines were replaced with a pair of Yanmar 4BY engines rated at 180 hp each. The reduction in horsepower may marginally reduce the vessel’s top speed, but will greatly increase its out of pocket performance due to greater lo...

October 16, 2015

During winterization sea trials, the temperature of the water going into the coolers of a Hinckley Picnic Boat was tested verses the water coming out. The difference between the two was less than 10 degrees, when it should 15 degrees or greater. Therefore, it was determined that the heat exchangers...

June 2, 2015

Termo, a Holland 32 with a traditional exterior and gorgeous Bruce King interior that was in need of some Awlgrip paint maintenance was recently in the paint shop at Hodgdon Yacht Services. The work was flawlessly completed the project and the boat is now back in the water, ready for another fun fil...

March 3, 2015

Espresso is a 1998 classic Hinckley Picnic Boat that the owners decided to give a substantial upgrade to over the course of this past year, with most of the work being done during the winter months.

The Hodgdon Yacht Services paint crew recently completed a complete hull and swim platform paint job u...

September 10, 2014

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 replacem...

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