Repair work is a constant at G&B. As with our new build projects, many repair jobs can be seen on this site under Current or Past Projects. Below are some representative examples of the kind of repairs we do.
First phase of extensive renovation to 1924 British Cbannel yawl, Klang II: in the midship section replace futtocks on frames, floor timbers and keel bolts. Some replanking and extensive recaulking. (2009-09 Current Projects)
The complete rebuild of a 21’ New Jersey Sea Skiff. Age and several years out of the water had caught up with the boat. Removed all the systems and built temporary molds inside the boat to restore it to near its original shape, installed new steam-bent frames, replaced the bottom planking, floor timbers, engine beds, keel and skeg. (22' Zobell Sea Fox in Past Projects)
34' Maine lobster boat Leviathan needed major reframing and replacement of the transom and cockpit sole. (See Past Projects)
New owners of Pilgrim, A 30-year old 45’ oceangoing sloop,wanted old systems removed in order to reduce maintenance and to gain space. The engine was repaired; sea cocks, plumbing and wiring replaced, and some nice cabinetry was made for the galley. (See Past Projects)
A 30' on deck gaff rigged sloop, received a new stem, some planking and new frames. (See 30' gaff sloop Welwyn in Past Projects).
Overhaul of a Vineyard 15, Antelope, a locally built class boat. The rebuild consisted of a new keel, frames and deck. (See Past Projects)
Restoration of Buzzards Bay 15, Elf. Replaced Elf’s keel, stem, transom, floor timbers, frames, deck frames, coamings and deadwood. (See Past Projects)
In the past we repaired the fire-damaged Zorra (now Kathleen), a 72’ yawl, with extensive interior work, repowering, a new deck house and decking. When and If, our former charter vessel, was rehabilitated after an autumn gale put her on the rocks, leaving her with two-thirds of her portside gone. She received a whole new mid-section, from sheer to three planks above the keel, and with her open, we redesigned the interior forward of the aft cabin. From starboard frames we made patterns for the port side, put in new planking and repaired the deck.
Each year we usually build new spars, bowsprits, rudders, tillers and new cabinetry for down below.
If you have a wooden boat that needs repairing, please contact us at email@example.com or 508: 693-4658