Photographer Billy Black is based in Newport Rhode Island, and is trusted by businesses around the world to provide them with beautiful and persuasive marketing photography. His passion for boats, travel, and the yachting lifestyle are obvious in his dramatic photos. More than documenting the beauty of a yacht he appreciates the craftsmanship and engineering and knows how to make a boat look good. He is a regular at super-yacht events around the world and his photography appears in all the most prestigious yachting publications.
Narragansett Shipwrights, run by the experienced and talented Mike McCaffrey has been doing business on the Newport waterfront for over 30 years. Specializing in classic yacht repair and restoration. No project too large or too small. Recently completed projects include the full restoration of a 1920 Herreshoff S-boat at their new facility.
Tel: (401) 846 3312/ Cell: (401) 225 1367
Marine systems resource company from stem to stern, dedicated in finding the best solution for you and your boat. Striving to maintain their reputation for quality service by investing time and resources on advanced training for their entire staff, factory trained and certified by the American Boating and Yachting Council (ABYC). Provide one-stop shopping for custom marine systems design, engineering and refits, sales, installation and service for commercial boats, yachts and recreational vessels of any size.
Managing Partner Ted Hood has had a diverse thirty-year career in the industry, with experience in yacht design, sales, chartering, new construction, marketing and business management. Other Partners are ex-Capt. Murray Lord, originally from New Zealand, whose quick wit and outgoing personality are well appreciated; Adolf Haffenreffer IV, a lifelong sailor who brings energy and enthusiasm to the group; and John Perkins, a long-time colleague who joined Wellington in July, 09, and who brings decades of experience on the water, in yacht brokerage and design.
One of the largest in-water boat shows in the country, featuring a full range of powerboats and sailboats from both domestic and international manufacturers. Visitors will find an extensive selection of marine equipment, seminars, services and accessories in a venue that spans 13 acres of historic Newport Harbor, while never-before-seen new boats and products are debuted and awarded in the popular Newport For New Products program. www.newportboatshow.com
Whatever one’s needs are in marine electronics, electrical, onboard networking or computer systems, Bluewater Technologies can provide the best custom solutions, at the forefront of marine electronics technology. Highly recommended owner and senior technician Scott Martinez specializes in providing user-friendly packages featuring integrated PC-based Navigation Systems, personal use computer systems, onboard networking, AV Entertainment Systems, monitoring control and satellite communications. Each project comes with custom system drawings and documentation.
Full electronic part sourcing, system design, integration, installation, troubleshooting, repairs and after-sale services for most electronic equipment. Installation and customization of entertainment systems using Autocad design software. Agents for Brookes & Gatehouse, KVH, Seatel, Furuno, Raymarine, Icom, Garmin, Simrad. Also have a Rhode Island office at One Lagoon Rd. in Portsmouth. Experienced and very well rated manager is Steve Gill. Committed to long term relationships. Available worldwide.
Founded by Robbie Doyle in 1982, Doyle Sailmakers’ headquarters is located in Salem, central to all New England ports. Today, with over 70 lofts in 20 countries, Doyle is a full service, global sailmaker, highly experienced in catering to the professionally crewed yacht market. Doyle’s 30 years of sailmaking experience combined with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA), enables Doyle Sailmakers to engineer the most innovative and fully optimized sails for yachts of all sizes.
A New England favorite, for Superyachts, clubs cruises and any boaters looking for a special place and an amazing experience. The marina is ideally located at the head of Southwest Harbor and just a short walk from the village. Managers Jane and Micah, assisted by a team of friendly dock hands are very professional and will go out of the way to make their visitors feel welcome. Their young son Jacob and tiny mascot dog Marina, running on the docks, add to the convivial family feel. Passionate about the region, they always take the time to share their local knowledge with their guests.
Fairhaven Shipyard Companies spread on two yards, on the lovely Fairhaven waterfront.
50 Fort St, Fairhaven MA 02719 (South Yard)
Total 170 berths • Concrete floating docks • Alongside berthing • Max LOA 200ft • Max draft 18ft • Power 30/50/100amps single and 3 phase • Fuel dock offering competitively priced Valvtech fuel and oils • WiFi • Fed Ex / UPS shipping • Heads & showers • Laundry with washer/dryer • Gated access • VHF 09
Onsite: Complete haul out and repair services, ship’s store, BBQ area, car parking right at the docks.
Total 175 berths • Max LOA 150 ft • Max draft 10 ft • Power 30/50 amps • Water • Wi-Fi • Pump out • Heads & showers • Laundry with washer/dryer • VHF 09/68
Onsite:River-side pool, picnic area with grills, full-service boatyard with onsite certified technicians and shipwrights.
The Newport Charter Yacht Show, now in its 31th year, is a showcase of luxury charter yachts alongside a display of ancillary goods and services for the charter industry. This four-day event, which takes place annually in June, is dedicated exclusively to yacht charter professionals; brokers, managers, captains and owners in the dynamic, picturesque setting of Newport, Rhode Island. The only Charter Show in the U.S. is a must attend for the yachting industry. Daily programming, i.e.
Highly acclaimed company providing equipment design, sales, installation and service of electrical, heating, A/C, refrigeration and watermaker systems. Field office for any MasterVolt issues from Maine to the Chesapeake. Agent for Marine Air Systems, Cruisair, Sea Frost, Grunert, and Espar diesel heater systems. Exclusive distributor for Mastervolt. One of the most renowned watermaker specialists on the East Coast. Exclusive distributor for Sea Recovery, and representative for many major brands. Now also distributor for Tecma Head Systems. Parts sourcing.
Snuggled into a well protected bay, it offers the easiest in and out access to Block Island, as well as Fisher’s Island, Newport, Martha’s Vineyard, and the Elizabeth Islands. Wonderful restaurants, bustling bar, coffee shops, delis, sophisticated boutiques, and art galleries are just a pleasant stroll away. This highly professional operation is widely renowned for its friendly and welcoming ambiance.
Up to 250’ of transient, floating, deep-water dockage can accommodate yachts up to 200’ LOA alongside • Max draft 20 ft • Power 30/50/100 amp single & 3 • Water • Wi-Fi • Cable TV • Pump Out • Mail & packages hold • Fed Ex / UPS shipping • Modern, handicap-accessible heads & showers • Full laundry • Private deck with grill • VHF 09
Hope Swift is an highly experienced licensed Charter Broker with an exceptional knowledge of the world’s most gorgeous cruising destinations, as well as the yachts and their crew or bareboat fleets available. Her goal is to help you to make the right choice to ensure the ideal sailing or motor yacht vacation you have in mind. She can also help with flights and accommodations.
James Kerr (previous head shipwright for Ted Hood and GM of Hinckley Yacht Services) teamed up with Captain Lindsey English of English Marine Services in 2011 to create and deliver high quality refit services. Services include: professional management, mechanical, systems, wood joinery, teak decks, paint, fiberglass, rigging, storage, training and full delivery services. Based at Bristol Marines Full Service facility (Somerset, MA), providing haul capabilities to 75 ton and 20ft draft.
Read any issue of the Newport Harbor Guide, in print or online, and see for yourself why we say we have the best harbor, prettiest bay and most wonderful sound for sailing in the whole world. Besides friendly natives, you’ll find deep rooted history, rich culture, fine dining, fun entertainment and delightful shopping districts – all within walking distance of the docks.
RI’s ONLY full service design firm specializing exclusively in yacht interior design and outfitting. Highly skilled and experienced with the intricacies of yacht interior applications and details, NYI’s success is attributed to providing custom designed and impeccably fabricated yacht interiors to discerning clients, along the East Coast and beyond, who demand premium results above the norm.
Ideally located in the beautiful bay of Cul de Sac du Marin, a natural huricane hole, by a large marina and a stone’s throw from the center of Le Marin, Carenantilles has just undergone a major re-structuring, making it the largest and most complete marine refit center in the southern Caribbean region.
Largest complete marine refit center in the Southern Caribbean. Facility includes:
440-Ton & 80-Ton Travelift
First choice for high quality marine-canvas work at reasonable prices. They can help protect your valuables and yourself from the damaging effects of the harsh sun and weather with their custom enclosures, biminis, dodgers, awnings, sunscreens, tender/fender/center console/deck hardware covers plus offer upholstery, custom bags of all kinds and traditional leatherwork. Contact Anne Kachadurian or Ed Dwyer .
Tel: (401) 919 7340 firstname.lastname@example.org
taste, founded by Patti Watson, is an accomplished multi-disciplinary design firm known for creating well-considered, finely crafted interiors for historic and coastal homes. Their designers create interiors tailored to a client’s intentions for living or working – with special consideration for personal style and influences. They are pleased to announce that Candace Langan, formerly of CLDesigns has joined their team and expands their portfolio of services to include interior design for yachts.