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February 7, 2019

Launching "Olympus," a 92' 1929 New York Yacht, Launch and Engine Co., after refastening the bow, removing bad butts, and other maintenance. From right, Jim Moores, Capt. David Carter and guest star, Larry Keeler.

Dear Friends,


I have been waiting to write. I have been...

November 15, 2018

November 2018


Dear Friends,


Today is the day it really starts! Today is launch day for our press release on our new boat, the M30. I am not showing pictures here, but hopefully you will soon see her mentioned in boating magazines. The design has been 12 months in the m...

September 27, 2018

September 2018

Dear friends,

Recently Margaret and I were up in Green Bay, WI for her 45th high school reunion. Personally I have never attended one of mine, so this was a glimpse of what I might have missed. As we pulled down Margaret’s father’s road, Margaret said, “Lo...

July 16, 2018

Dear Friends,

It’s summertime, so warm and beautiful, shorts and T-shirt weather. Margaret and I recently returned from attending the ACBS St. Michaels Wooden Boat Show. It is always good to get up there. We went up a few days early to see and stay with the Canteras. Da...

June 15, 2018

Dear Friends,

Recently I was down in Florida for a visit and do some business.  My friend, Ted Conklin, has planned a trip to take his Trumpy yacht “America” up through the Trent-Severn Locks heading to Montreal and the Great Lakes. His captain, also named Ted, did a li...

April 19, 2018

Change of plans. Jim was planning an opening night party at his house for the 44th Annual Wooden Boat Show but then he wouldn't be able to attend the NC Maritime Museum

Kick-Off Party on the same night. Major scheduling conflict!.

See you at "Wings and Rings," with singe...

April 17, 2018

Dear friends,

For decades, the front of our t-shirts have been emblazoned with the company motto “We keep legends alive.” It’s not some catchy marketing slogan. It’s our mission. It’s what we do and what we’re all about.

Some of our projects have been truly historic, leg...

March 9, 2018

Dear Friends,

It seems that 2018 is moving at quite a clip, I blinked and now it’s March. On Wednesday, February 28th, we officially launched “Jenny Clark.” It was like waking “Sleeping Beauty.” She has been in the shed waiting for spring. I am very proud of how beautif...