Soundings Magazine – February 2016 “Walking the Plank” Article. “Ross Gannon and Nat Benjamin met on Martha’s Vineyard in the 1970s. Gannon (far left), an engineer by training, was building houses from salvaged timber. Benjamin, after kicking around the Caribbean and Med with his family on his boat, was working at Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard. Their paths overlapped, and a friendship sprang up, but it wasn’t until 1980 that the two decided to open a yard together…”
Antigua Classics Yachts Regatta Programme, 2015.“Two Gannon and Benjamin Boats Make Their Mark.” by Gilly Gobinet An article on the performance of JUNO and ELEDA at the 2014 Antigua Classic Yachts Regatta. “Juno” placed first in her class and received the Beken of Cowes Trophy for Best Elapsed Time Schooner Class. Nat Benjamin was a member of “Juno’s” race crew. Ross Gannon’s “Eleda” received the Concours D’Elegance Arne Frizzell Award for greatest attention to structural integrity and safety.
CLASSIC BOAT MAGAZINE, “Blue Water Racers,” June 2012, pp. 36-40. Excellent picture of 65′ G&B-built schooner JUNO in 2012 Antigua Race Regatta. JUNO again won her class.
THE MARINE QUARTERLY, A Journal of the Sea, Spring 2012, “One Man and His Harbour,” by Andrew Cockburn, pp. 79-85. How Nat Benjamin arrived on the Vineyard, partnered with Ross to start G&B and avoid MacDonald’s settling in Vineyard Haven. An appreciation
“Schooners of Vineyard Haven,” by Gilly Gobinet, in Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta programme 2012, p. 42-43 with photos of schooners Rebecca and Juno, 60′ and 65′ respectively
CAPE COD LIFE, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket, 2012 Annual Guide, p.115. Interview with Nat, Ross and Brad, with full page picture.
CLASSIC BOAT, Special American Edition, November 2011, p. 85, “Busy Gannon & Benjamin recruits third partner.” Picture of recently refurnished 38′ ketch “Encore.”
CLASSIC BOAT, November/December 2010, pp 54-55, “Gannon and Benjamin’s Party,” pictures and text about the July 2010 launch of the 44′ sloop “Elita.”
CRUISING WORLD, June 2010,p. 25, double spread picture of REBECCA’s launch taken from the book “Schooner,” and p.31 a review of “Schooner” under Good Books column.
WOODENBOAT Magazine, Number 214, June 2010, “A 29′ Weekender from Gannon and Benjamin,” (cover story)features the Holmes Hole 29 “Wave”, launched in 2009.
SAIL MAGAZINE, Column Under Sail, “Wooden Warhorses” by David Schmidt displays a picture of JUNO taken at the 2009 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. JUNO has finished first all four times she has entered.
MARTHA’S VINEYARD LIFE, “Great Grains,” 2008 annual issue, pp 52-29. Cover story about Gannon and Benjamin. Cover photo of “Charlotte,” 50′ schooner launched September 2007.
CAPE COD TRAVEL GUIDE, Spring/Summer 2007. Cover photograph is of “Juno,” the 65′ schooner built by G&B and launched September 2003.
OFFSHORE, November 2005, “An Island Haven,” p. 49. An article about Holmes Hole, aka Vineyard Haven, credits “the legendary boatbuilders” (Nat and Ross) for attracting, or building, the large wooden boat fleet in the town’s harbor.
CAPE COD MAGAZINE, August 2005, JUNO is featured on the cover.
ARTE NAVALE, Anno 6, Numero 29. April/May 2005, “Dalle Alpi al mare.” Photographer David Forster’s picture of JUNO, taken during the 2004 Classic Yacht Regatta in Antigua, BWI, appears on page 105. In the 2004 regatta, JUNO won her class;in 2005,she swe
MEN’S JOURNAL, “American Classics, March 2005, p.82. Article celebrates craftsmanship. Pictures of G&B and a brief commentary.
CRUISING WORLD, November 2004, “Irresistible Lure,” pp. 36-43. Article about Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket has pictures of G&B and a page spread of Vineyard Haven harbor with G&B-built LIBERTY at her mooring in the foreground (pp40-41).Nat’s own boat,
VINEYARD STYLE, Fall 2004, “Sitting on the Rail; The Vantage Point of Photographer Louisa Gould,” pp.32-41 features pictures of some G&B boats: Isabella, Rebecca, Hope and Wonder.
CAPE COD LIFE, July 2004, “Chartered Adventures,” opens the article citing G&B’s charter vessel WHEN AND IF.
WOODEN BOAT No. 178, May/June 2004, “Designs Department,” CELESTE, the 28′ gaff sloop launched in 2003. Cover story, “The Education of Myles Thurlow,” is a feature article about G&B’s local rigger, with mention and picture of JUNO.