There comes a time in every older trawler’s life when her owner is consumed by the desire to spit on his palms, hoist the black flag and consider a major refit.
Ahead of a busy cruising schedule, an ’80s vintage Grand Banks 36 gets a new lease on life.
Eight years in the making, a custom steel trawler far exceeds its owner’s needs.
Time-lapse recorded conversion project shows the ultimate support vessel makeover in fast-forward.
The 131-year-old tugboat Arthur Foss rushed for Klondike Gold, starred in a 1933 Blockbuster and dodged the attack on Pearl Harbor. Now, she needs us.
A refit is a smart time to check batteries, connectors and cables.
Large 10- to 12-gauge butt connectors? Much finer wire? Try this trick and keep right on chuggin’.
A couple outfits a Fountaine Pajot Maryland 37 for their second cruise around the Great Loop.
Replicas, restomods and spirit-of-tradition builds
are reshaping the vintage boat industry.
How to extend the life of your teak decks—and what to do when they fail.
Getting ready for a boatyard visit? These tips will save time and money.
Choosing the right antifouling paint is a matter of knowing your boat, your habits and your waterways
It took one man 11 years to restore a 51-year-old Grand Banks 42. now they are both back home on the water.
A growing yacht refit sector is good news for yacht owners, and it can benefit new-boat builders as well.
Take the following considerations to heart during your next refit to save time, money and your sanity.