When less is more

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014 in Mailbag, Navigator |

This is a real-life example of how a bigger boat isn’t necessarily better… Many years ago we built a 12′ Point Defiance sailboat for a lady who lives on a nearby island. She sailed the dickens out of that Point Defiance and really loved it! But then she got the whim to go cruising in her yacht between here and Alaska. The original plan was to use her Point Defiance as the yacht’s tender – unfortunately it turned...

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A beauty of a boat – 10′ Navigator with custom woodwork

Posted by on Feb 22, 2014 in Best of GHBoats, Navigator |

One of the best things about being a custom boatbuilder is working together with a client to create something special.   The result is that sometimes folks end up with boats that are more like works of art than ‘just a dinghy’. Here is a prime example of a Yacht Tender that shows a real appreciation for how the tender can compliment the mother vessel. This Navigator sailboat was designed with matching hull color, varnished Mahogany...

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Mailbag: Merry Christmas Edition

Posted by on Dec 21, 2011 in Mailbag, Navigator |

A happy customer out in the Sunshine state reports that his boat won first place at his local Lighting of the Fleet! He says that their 10′ Navigator, received in November and mounted on the swim step only a couple of days before the festival, was a centerpiece of their display and key to their victory. Thanks for the photo, Chan! Merry Christmas from our family to...

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