SCAMP Review in Small Craft Advisor Magazine!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017 in Press Reviews, SCAMP | 0 comments

Exciting news that’s been a long time coming . . . the Small Craft Advisor magazine released their first formal review of the SCAMP!  For a bit of backstory, the SCAMP, which stands for Small Craft Advisor Magazine Project, was originally conceived by the magazine as a kit boat that would meet the needs of adventurous small craft sailors.  It was designed by a team of passionate and knowledgeable small-craft experts that Small...

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Peninsula Gateway cover story: Gig Harbor Boat Works sprang from a hobby

Posted by on Jan 22, 2016 in News, Press Reviews |

Hey Gig Harbor locals!  Did you catch this week’s Gateway?  There’s a cover story that’s hard to miss… Thanks Andrea Haffly for the great story!  We’ll post the first part here, and then you can head over to the TNT website to read the rest. David Robertson built his first boat when he was 12 years old. “I always liked to build stuff,” Robertson, now 68, said. This love of building stuff — and boats — was...

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Fiberglass SCAMP review in 48 North

Posted by on Apr 12, 2014 in Press Reviews, SCAMP |

Our fiberglass SCAMP got a fantastic write-up in the April 2014 issue of 48 North! It’s a pretty good sized article so we’re not going to reprint the whole thing here, but these are a few of our favorite parts:   Gig Harbor Boat Works, known for their strong, esthetically pleasing rowing boats, has already shipped a number of the new SCAMPS all over the country and overseas. “The kit boat has a lot of intricate details that the...

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Melonseed Review in Small Craft Advisor Magazine

Posted by on May 11, 2012 in Melonseed, Press Reviews |

“Although she’s built with modern technologies for contemporary pursuits, the Gig Harbor Melonseed benefits plenty from some older ideas.” In their March/April 2011 issue, Small Craft Advisor published a great feature on our 16′ Melonseed.  They joined us for our first ever Melonseed Regatta where they could talk with owners about their experiences. The weather even cooperated with a beautiful clear day for a sail, and we...

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Whale Photographers (and their Jersey Skiff) made the Hawaii TV news!

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Mailbag, Press Reviews |

If you’ve been following our newsletters and blog for a while, you’re already familiar with the fantastic whale photos that the Raimos have been capturing from their Jersey Skiff in Maui. If not, here’s a small sample: (Click on the above photos to go to the original blog posts and see the large photos) The Raimos recently made the Maui news with their fabulous photos! Follow the link to see the video, or go to our Facebook...

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2010 Soundings Magazine Article

Posted by on Aug 4, 2010 in Jersey Skiff, Press Reviews |

During the 2010 Seattle boat show we were contacted by Dieter Loibner of Soundings magazine. Soundings is one of the premier boating magazines in the Eastern US, so when Dieter asked if he could visit our shop for a test sail and possible magazine article, we were flattered and glad to accept his offer. In June Dieter came by and we had a very nice visit. We sailed and rowed a 17′ Jersey skiff, and the weather happily cooperated. Sunny...

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