Sea Stories: Sailing the Outer Banks

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Melonseed, Sea Stories | 1 comment

In keeping with our theme of “Gratitude” this Thanksgiving season, we’re grateful to have our East Coast rep Shawn Payment on our team! He’s helping us introduce our boats to new sailors and new waters – you can meet him at our boat show exhibits in Maryland, Florida, and elsewhere on the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. Today we are happy to share Shawn’s story of his Outer Banks adventure in a 16’ Melonseed sailboat, and a powerful lesson...

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Available Now: 14′ Sailing Whitehall

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Available Now | 0 comments

This beautiful maroon Whitehall is newly refurbished and has a brand new interior. Comes with spoon oars, sails in new condition, aluminum mast with updated rigging and a sliding seat. This boat is perfect for relaxing and the maroon stripe is bound to catch some eyes down at the ramp. This boat is selling for $5,800 and you can view it at our shop in Gig Harbor, Washington or call us for more information at (253)-851-2126. NEW...

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How to Rig a Sloop Sailboat (Video Tutorial)

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Best of GHBoats, Our Boats, Point Defiance | 1 comment

Well here’s something that’s been a long time coming… a video tutorial of how to rig one of our sailboats! Here Falk demonstrates how to rig up our 12′ Point Defiance Sailboat. As a sloop rig, this one is pretty representative of how the majority of our boats are rigged, with some slight modifications based on the model and options you choose.    We’ll also be updating our written instruction manual soon...

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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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Sold : Point Defiance Sailboat

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Available Now |

This Point Defiance sailboat came back to us in great condition, it was lightly used in fresh water.  It’s green gel coat stripe and coordinating green cove stripe gives it a unique look and pairs beautifully with the freshly refinished laminated wood sheer. Comes with 2 pairs of lightweight Canadian spruce spoon blade oars with leather collars, bronze oar rings, and a sailing rig in unused condition, including a 2 piece aluminum mast,...

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Available Now: 2014 Sailing Whitehall – price reduced * * *

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Available Now |

A 2014 sailing Whitehall has made it’s way back to the shop and is ready for a new owner. Comes with a stainless steel keel, 8′ spoon oars, tiller extension, wood sheer, kick-up rudder, docking fenders, wide view removable mirror, galvanized trailer, bottomsider seat cushion and a gear bag. The sails are still in the bag with the mast and have never been used, both are as good as new. The boat looks like it may have never been in...

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