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Abigail a 52-foot Yawl designed by owner Robert W. Buck and built by Aquidneck Custom Composites. Sailing in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts.

Aegir, 82 Rogers Yacht Design racer cruiser sailing in Antigua, Caribbean.

Argos, Billy Joel’s Ellis Patriot 36 sportfishing boat shot near Sag Harbor, New York.

Available, a 65-foot Cafe Racer. Designed by Bill Tripp and built at Hodgdon Yachts.

Bella Mente, a 69-foot Reichel/Pugh grand-prix race boat practicing in Narragansett Bay.

Bella Mente III, 72-foot Mini Maxi designed by Judel/Vrolijk yacht design and built by New England Boatworks.

Bequia, a 90- foot world-cruising yawl designed by Stevens,Wearing & White. Built at Brooklin Boat Yard.

Bravo, a Cheoy Lee 78 running near Miami, Florida.

Buzzards Bay 30s originally built in 1902 by Herreshoff Manufacturing Co and restored by French & Webb in Belfast, Maine.

Bolero, 1949 73’ Bermuda Yawl, designed by Olin Stephens of Sparkman and Stephens.  Recently restored at Rockport Marine, Rockport, Maine.

Cajun, Hunt 36 Hardtop Coupe - Narragansett Bay, RI

Canal Du Midi cruise through France with Elaine Lembo from Cruising World.

CaryAli, Nordhavn 86' series luxury expedition yacht, running in Camden, ME.

Catalina 445, sailing in San Francisco Bay.

Chantal Ma Vie, 178-foot Feadship luxury motor yacht brochure shoot in Newport, RI.

Classic Yacht Regatta 2007 Newport Rhode Island

Construction including Derecktor Shipyards, Hodgdon Yachts, Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding, Vanguard Sailboats, International Yacht Restoration School, Rockport Marine.

Deep Blue a 140-foot motor yacht Built by Oceanco in Genoa, Italy.

Dog Portraits, because we love them!

Duffy 50-foot built by Atlantic Boat Company

Eggemoggin Reach Regatta, feeder races from Camden and Castine Maine.

Electra, a 94-foot motor yacht built by Lyman-Morse in Thomaston, Maine.

Eleonora, an exact replica of the schooner Westward. Eleonora was built at Van der Graaf shipyard in Holland. 

Eulipion, a 1939 Chris Craft, beautifully restored by Ken LeDonne and his family, shot near Rockland, Maine.

Fairline Squadron 50, advertising shoot in Miami, Florida.

Fairline Targa 62 Gran Turismo, advertising shoot in Miami, Florida.

Four Wishes, 144ft. Palmer Johnson, running in Bar Harbor, ME.

Gitana 13, the 108-foot catamaran skippered by Lionel Lemonchois in New York, New York, and San Francisco California.

Trinity Glaze 161-foot Trinity brochure shoot including interiors, aerials, lifestyle, and watersport photos in Miami FL.

Global Arrow 68, out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Gunboat catamarans racing at Antigua Race Week 2008.

Herreshoff Regatta out of Bristol, Rhode Island.

Hinckley T44, Marty Letts from Hinckley hosted Dennis Caprio and Billy on a cruise out of Harbor Springs, Michigan

Hinckley T48 Bahamas Courtship, Hinckley Talaria 48, running in Lyford Cay and shot for Yachting Magazine.

Hugo Boss, skippered by Alex Thomson sailing in New York, New York.

Hunt Hardtop Coupe, 36’ with tower and eye catching red leather upholstery. At rest and running in Narragansett Bay, RI

Hylas 70' sailing near Miami, Florida.

J-Class Regatta participants Ranger and Velsheda racing in Newport, RI.

Jeanneau, models 469 and 509 sail from Miami to Bimini, Bahamas.

Jungle Bay, Dominica scenes around Jungle Bay Resort and Spa in Dominica, West Indies. Gallery includes beautiful natural landscapes, waterfalls, mountains, yoga, hiking, and visits to the local surrounding areas.

Key West 2008 collection of our best images from Key West Race Week 2008.

Key West Race Week 2011 images from the 2011 Key West Race Week.

Lady Ann Magee, a 164-foot Codecasa Luxury Yacht. Photographed in St. Barth's.

Lady J, 142-foot Palmer Johnson mega yacht brochure shoot in the Exumas, Bahamas.

Laser SB3, one-design keelboat built by Laser Performance, designed by Tony Castro. Sailing in Newport, Rhode Island.

Lia Fail, 150' Ward Setzer design built at Northern Marine running in the San Juan Islands.

Lickity Split, a 48-foot Gunboat catamaran sailing in the Chesapeake.

Mad Max, 67’ Flybridge cruiser Doug Zurn designed cruising motor yacht built by Lyman-Morse, shot near Rockland, Maine.

Mala Conducta, a family cruising catamaran, designed by Morrelli and Melvin and built at Lyman Morse.

Marlow 57 running at the Miami Boat Show, Miami FL.

Megayacht portfolio with samples from Windcrest, Four Wishes, Deep Blue, Gatster, Lia Fail, and Whisper.

Milk & Honey, 125-foot Palmer Johnson yacht brochure shoot in the Virgin Islands.

Minor Offshore 25, 27 and 31. The all season boat from Finland. Running around in Milford, CT

Morris M52, sailing in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts.

New Morning, a 54-foot design by Ed Joy & Chuck Paine and built by Lyman-Morse.

Newport-Bermuda race start in Newport, Rhode Island.

Newport Bucket regatta in Newport, Rhode Island.

New York Yacht Club Cruise, 154th NYYC Annual Cruise in Penobscot Bay, Jericho Bay and Blue Hill Bay, Maine.

North Rip 21,  Sportfishing boat in Horseshoe Neck, Westport, MA

OSTAR, The Original Single Handed Trans-Atlantic Race (OSTAR) is the world’s oldest solo ocean challenge. The race starts from Plymouth to Newport, Rhode Island.

Penobscot Bay Rendezvous 2011 inaugural sail and powerboat regatta in Camden, Maine. Presented by Wayfarer Marine and Lyman-Morse boatbuilding.

RC44 Miami Cup Regatta Team Ironbound and fleet competing at the RC44 regatta in Miami, FL.

Real Estate samples of real estate and architectural work from our portfolio.

Rena, interiors and details of the 145' Jack Hargrave-designed motor yacht in Noank, CT.

Ring Leader, 65’ Express Sportfish.  Designed by Robert Ullberg who worked closely with Ring Power Corporation.  Powered by twin Caterpillar C-32.  Built at Lyman Morse, Thomaston, ME.

Rook, a Ryco sport fishing boat running out of Boca Raton, Florida.

Sabre 40, Hard Top Sedan near Annapolis, Maryland.

Sabre 52, Salon Express running near Portland, Maine.

Sabre 54' Fly Bridge model at rest and running in Portland, ME.

Sail For Hope 2007 race around Conanicut Island.

Sail Race, a collection of sailing regattas throughout the year of 2013. Includes: Newport to Bermuda 1-2, Tiedemann Regatta, OSTAR, Shipyard Cup, Newport Bucket, and Penobscot Bay Rendezvous.

Scenic New England scenes from around New England, a favorite summer boating destination.

Sea Fox, a 100-foot Cheoy Lee from their Ocean Series in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Shipyard Cup regatta out of Booth Bay Harbor, Maine.

St. Barth's Bucket 2010, images from the St. Barth's Bucket regattas 2010.

St. Barth's Bucket 2009, images from St. Barth's 2009 including Maltese Falcon, Meteor, Axia, Windcrest, Avalon, Wild Horses, and more.

Surf Hunter 29 Coupe, cruising in the Thousand Islands with Peter Janssen from MotorBoating

Transatlantic Start 2011, preparations and start of the 2011 Transatlantic Race from Newport, RI.

Wilbur 46 Betsy cruising in Southwest, ME

William Hand Motorsailer '62 motorsailer built in 1933, in Freeport, Maine. Editorial shoot with Dennis Caprio for Yachting Magazine.

Windcrest a 98-foot cold-molded ketch built by Hodgdon Yachts in East Boothbay, Maine, sailing in Maine and at the St. Barth's Bucket 2007.

Wings of Grace, a 50-foot ketch designed by C.W. Paine and built by French & Webb. Sailing near Belfast, Maine.

Zogo, 29’ solar powered, diesel-electric launch, designed by Stephens, Waring and White. Built at French and Webb.


Other valued clients and affiliations:

Acadia, 84-foot motoryacht built by Lyman Morse off Thomaston Maine.

Alden Yachts

American Sailing Association (ASA)

Annapolis Boat Show, Power & Sail shows

Antigua Charter Yacht Show

Aquidneck Land Trust, non-profit organization in Middletown RI to preserve Aquidneck Island's open spaces and natural character.

Atlantic Cup, presented by 11th Hour Racing, is the United States' premier and only dedicated Class 40 3-leg sailing race.

Awlgrip, global leading supplier of topside finishing systems.



Beetle Boat Shop

Bonnier Corporation, publisher of Cruising World, Sailing World, and Yachting magazines.

Brooklin Boat Yard in Brooklin, Maine.

Capricorn, 140-foot Proteskan Turquoise exploration yacht we have worked closely with on a charter brochure and FAM trip.

Cheoy Lee Yachts

Chris Craft

Cutwater Boats

CW Hood Yachts, motor and sailing yacht designers in Marblehead, MA.

Derecktor Shipyards in Mamaroneck NY and Dania, Florida.

DiMillo's Yacht Sales and Marina, Portland Maine.

Discover Newport Visitor Center

Fleming Yachts

French & Webb, wooden boat builder in Belfast, Maine.

Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding

Grand Banks Yachts

Gunboat, high performance cruising catamarans built in Wanchese, NC.

Harken, leading manufacturer and marketer of quality sailboat hardware and accessories.

Hatteras Yachts

Hodgdon Yachts, sailing and motor yacht builder located in East Boothbay, Maine.

Hunter Marine (now Hunter-Marlow)

Interlux, North America's leading supplier of boat paint maintenance solutions.

Island Packet Yachts

J/boats, leader in high-performance sailboats- designed for cruising, day sailing, offshore racing, one design racing.

Kady Krogen Yachts

Lady B, 147-foot Dubois designed luxury sailing yacht built by Vitters Shipyard.

Life Raft and Survival Equipment, safety outfitter for commercial and recreational mariners.

Maine Yacht Center, full service boatyard and marina located in Casco Bay in Portland, Maine.

Manuka Sports Event Management, located in Newport, RI.

Marine Max Vacations, Power catamaran Charter Vacations in the BVI and Caribbean.


Miami Boat Show

The Moorings, destination bareboat charter cruising.

MOD 70, Multi One Design trimaran class.

New England Boatworks, builders of advanced composite sail and power yachts in Portsmouth, RI.

New York Yacht Club in Newport, RI.

Newport County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Ocean Alexander Yachts

Ocean Watch, An expedition of discovery "Around the Americas" to raise awareness of the threats to our oceans.

Opera House Cup Regattas in Nantucket, MA.

Outer Reef Yachts

Oyster, builder of luxury, blue water sailing yachts.

Potter League for Animals, animal rescue and shelter located in Portsmouth RI.

Prestige Luxury Motor Yachts

Ranger Tug Motorboats

Raymarine, leading marine electronic equipment manufacturer.

Rockport Marine, boatyard specializing in wooden boat construction, restoration, maintenance and repair in Rockport, Maine.

Rolex Transat

Rose Island Lighthouse Association

Rybovich Superyacht Marina

Sail Newport, Rhode Island's largest public sailing center.

Southport Boat Works, designer and builder of Southport offshore finishing boats near Wilmington, NC.

Sparkman & Stephens naval architecture and yacht brokerage firm.

Stur-Dee Boat Company located in Tiverton, Massachusetts.

Sunsail, destination sailing and watersports vacation company.

Tartan Yachts

Teleost, 161-foot Feadship charter brochure shot in St. Thomas, USVI.

W Class Yachts

Waterline Systems

Wilbur Yachts

Yachting Solutions located in Rockport, Maine.


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