Sailboat Manufacturers

There was a great difference in boats, of course. For a long time I was on a boat that was so slow we used to forget what year it was that we left port in. But of course this was at rare intervals.

- Mark Twain Life on the Mississippi

Some Sailboat Manufacturers with Resources on the Net

You should also check the One Design page, since there is some overlap.

Alden Yachts

Alloy Yachts International

Allures Yachting
A French shipyard manufacturing aluminum sailboats from 40 to 51 feet. Their sailboats are designed and manufactured to be able to sail the world.

Aluminium Yachts Construction

American Sail Inc.
American Sail Inc. manufactures small sailboats and dinghies ranging from 8 to 15 feet. Products include daysailors, catamarans, boardboats and dinghies with or without sails.

Aquarius Sails Inc.
Builders of the RC-30, RC-27, SC-22 and SuperCat catamarans.

Super Maramu 2000.

Austral Yachts

Baltic Yachts

Bauteck Marine Corporation
Dedicated to designing and producing small boats of exceptional quality, performance and reliability.

Bavaria Yachts
Information from Yacht Sales West, Inc., their U.S./Canada importer.

I.Beck & Söhne
Yacht und Bootswerft am Bodensee.

Beetle, Inc.
Beetle Cat.


Boo Marin Ab
Arcona line of boats.

Bristol Marine

Britannia Boats Ltd.


Boat builders in Rhode Island.

C & C Yachts

Cape Cod Shipbuilding Co.
Builders of varied vessels, such as the Herreshoff H-12 1/2 and the Daysailer.

CastleCraft is a Master Distributor for Snark Boats.

Catalina Yachts

Cherubini Yachts

Chesapeake Light Craft, LLC

Colgate 26 Sailboats
Distributors of the Colgate 26.

Comar Yachts
Comet series of boats.

Com-Pac Yachts/Hutchins Co., Inc.

Corsair Marine

Covey Island Boatworks

Dagley's Boatworks
Located in Petite Riviere, Lunenburg County, on the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia.

Degerö Yachts

Dehler Yachts U.K. Limited

Drascombe Wooden Boats
Drascombe Wood Boats, designed primarily for sheltered or coastal waters but able to take on the sea. Custom made to order. There is also an Australian Mirror Site.

Elliott Marine

Easy Build Kitsets
Builders of the Tri-Star 3500.

Endeavour Catamaran Corporation

Eric Dow & Co.
Builders of the Haven 12 1/2.

Escape Sailboats
Builders of user friendly sailboats from 6' to 12'.

Flying Scot, Inc.

Freebooter Boats
Canadian boat builders & manufacturers of sailboats, fishing boats & row boats.

Freedom Yachts
Contains full brochures for all of their sail and powerboats and information on selected Freedom brokerages. They also have Freedom Yachts Charter brochures online and a message board.

Front Runner Boat Works

Garcia Aluminum
Descriptions of French built aluminum sailboats. Garcia is a custom builder with experience mostly in blue water cruisers, but also various special craft, including one for BOC/Vendee Globe challenge that has been round the world several times.

General Boats
Manufacturer of the Rhodes 22.

Gozzard Yachts


Hans Christian Yachts of America

Harley Raceboats
Builders of the Mustang 30.

Havencraft's MacGregor & Venture Sailboat Information
Another site is: Gerry Berg Holdings Ltd in Vancouver, B.C. Canada.

Hinckley Yachts

Hobie Cat
Includes Hobie's online forum.

Hogfish Boatworks
Builder of the Hogfish 44. St. Augustine, FL.

Hunter Marine

International Marine
Builders of West Wight Potter sailboats.

Island Packet Yachts


JB Boat Company Pty. Ltd.
JB 5/50 Sports Dinghy.

Jeanneau America, Inc.

Johannsen Boat Works
Manufacturers of the Trinka Rowing & Sailing Dinghies.

Johnson Boat Works
Johnson Boat Works was founded in 1896, and is the original designer and manufacturer of Inland Scows.


JY Sailboats

LDC Racing Sailboats
RS Racing sailboats.

Little Harbor

Linjett Sailing Yachts
Designed and built at Rosättra Boatyard, founded in 1886 and one of the oldest yards in Sweden.

Luhrs Marine Group
Manufacturers of Hunter Sailboats.

Maha Mysore Boats

Maine Cat

Marine Concepts
Specializing in shallow draft, trailerable sailboats.

Martin Yachts Ltd.

McLaughlin Boat Works
Builder and information on Optimists.

Menger Boatworks, Inc.
Builders of 15-, 19-, and 23-foot catboats.

Modulo Boats

Morris Yachts


Nautor's Swan
Information on their boats, charters and more.

Next Generation Yachts Limited
Luxury, high-performance, 45' to 60' composite yachts.

Nimble Boats, Inc.

Nomad Boatbuilding
Wooden boat design, construction and restoration.

Nor'Sea Yachts
Builder of the Montgomery and Norsea boats.


North Wind Yachts
Barcelona, Spain.

NuWave Marine
Including an inflatable sailing catamaran.

Pacific Seacraft

PDQ Yachts

Pedigree Cats, Inc.
Builder of customer multihulls.

Precision Boatworks

Rhodes 22

Jeremy Rogers Yachts
Home of the Contessa32.

Royal Huisman Shipyard
See what kind of boat founding Netscape can get you.

Sabre Yachts

Saga Yachts
Includes information about the Saga 43.

Sam L. Morse Co., Inc.
Makers of the 28' Bristol Channel Cutter and the 22' Falmouth Cutter.

Scarano Boat Building
A boat building and designing company on the Hudson River in upstate NY specializing in wood-composite schooners, replica projects and riverboat type power boats. Among the boats they have built are the schooners ADIRONDACK and MADELEINE (both in Newport, RI), IMAGINE...! and WOODWIND (both in Annapolis) and the SCHOONER AMERICA, which is an above the waterline replica with a modern underbody sailing around the world. Currently under construction in their shop is the FRIENDSHIP, a 171' replica of a late 1700's merchant ship.

WD Schock Corporation

Scorpio Yachts Inc.
They manufacture sailing or power yacht, up to 100' in length, with the average being about 40', and have built many yachts for the Detroit and surrounding area.

Sea Island Boatworks
Custom Wooden Boatbuilding in Sail and Power. Located on Shem Creek in the town of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, near the Charleston harbor.

Seaward Sailboats
A small Florida-based builder of shoal-draft sailboats ranging in size from 19' to 32'. Their boats are called Seaward's and their manufacturing name is Hake Yachts.

Shannon Yachts

Shumway Marine
Distributors of the Ideal 18 and the Sonar.

Siltala Yachts of Finland
Manufacturers of Nauticat sailboats.

Spencer Yachts Ltd.

Sweden Yachts

Tartan Yachts

TomCat Boats
Design and build sailing catamarans in the 20-50 ft range.

Topper Hermanson Boatbuilding
Custom yachts in steel and aluminum.

Turner Yachts

Ultimate Sailboats
Manufacturers of the Ultimate 20 and the Antrium 27

Valiant Yachts

Vanguard Sailboats
Manufacturers of many one-design sailboats including Lasers, 49ers, Optimists, Sunfish and more.

Walker Bay Boats Inc.

Wally Yachts

Waterline Yachts



Windfast Marine
Builders of custom multihulls.


Working Sail
Builders of Traditional Wooden Pilot Cutters From the South West of England.

Wormwood Performance Yachts
Semi-production, as well as custom yachts.

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