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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Mailbag: Summer Wrap Up 2016

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Mailbag |

We love to see where our “babies” end up and all the places our customers take them. Here are some of the recent photos and stories sent to us, showing how our boats are doing with there new families.   This boat has been the best thing for me “Out with my wife, Stephanie, in Newport Harbor. My 1st real passenger. The boat rows well into the wind with her in the stern. I can feel the wind wanting to blow the bow down, but she holds her...

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Happy holidays!

Posted by on Dec 23, 2015 in Mailbag |

It was many months ago that our friend George sent us this photo of his 12′ Point Defiance in Glacier Bay, Alaska. But this is such a great shot, we had to save it for something special. So as a “Christmas Card” from us to you… We hope you enjoy a bit of peace and love this holiday season! (And maybe some boats.) Thanks everyone for making this a great year!...

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Fall Wrap up and reflection

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Mailbag |

As we say good bye to the fall leaves and hello to the rain, we make the seasonal change to our schedules and activities moving more and more indoors. Now is a good time of year for preparing for the next season’s activities while shifting into winter; it’s a great time to bring in your boat in for some well needed repairs. Fiberglass is easily repairable and we are able to do small or large jobs in our repair shop. Time and weather...

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Mailbag: travels of a Melonseed

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Mailbag, Melonseed |

We received a letter from our friends about their travels in Canada with their beloved Melonseed. Maybe you’ve gone on an adventure in a Melonseed. If you have pictures and an accompanying story, mail it to Boatshop@GHBoats.com so we can share it with those interested in the kind of fun you can have in our boats. Travels of a Melonseed My wife and I took our Melonseed from it’s home on Willapa Bay in WA to Vancouver Island, BC, a road...

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