For the past five years, Cape Charles Yacht Center has been welcoming megayachts to the Eastern Shore area of Virginia. A team of investors that includes the head of Maine-based Front Street Shipyard is now operating it. The plans involve a significant expansion into superyacht service and refit. Cape Charles Yacht Center officially opened in
Over the past seven years, Front Street Shipyard has turned a long-defunct sardine-processing plant in Belfast, Maine into a busy yacht and megayacht facility. It performs refits as well as new construction. The yard commissioned a new construction of its own in recent months. The new shed called Building 6 just celebrated its ribbon cutting
Why leave the interior of your yacht to reflect your personality when your sails can do the trick, too? ImageSails can print high-resolution photos on your sails. ImageSails’ CEO and creative director Daniel Gohstand is a photographer and artist himself. He and his team custom-print essentially any type of sail you need, including ones for
Repair and refit prowess, plus proximity to popular cruising grounds, has helped Front Street Shipyard win multiple yacht projects. While it’s expanded its footprint in recent years, a further expansion is underway. An entire new building is going on site, set to boost capacity—and, of course, the local economy. Based in Belfast, Maine, Front Street
In case you’ve been living under a rock, on Monday, August 21, the United States will experience a total solar eclipse. The astronomical event will make history. The last total solar eclipse in the continental U.S. occurred in 1979. But, it crossed just five states. For the last coast-to-coast total eclipse, you have to go
The steel-hulled Sinbad, which started life half a century ago, is embarking on a major refit. It’s one that Front Street Shipyard says poses a challenge for its entire shipyard crew. Sinbad has an interesting history. Completed in 1962 in Norway, she was the 16th launch following World War II for her builder, A. Eidsvik.