Hinckley opens new office in Florida

Hinckley Company opens new facility in Palm Beach, Florida

8/1/2019 - The Hinckley Company today announced the opening of a new sales office in Palm Beach, Florida, an area close to many of its customers in the region and a favorite winter destination for visiting customers as well. In August, Hinckley broke ground on an ambitious 40,000 square foot Category 5… SEE MORE
Whitehall Spirit Rowing Boats

Boats of the Year Spotlight #12

27/12/2018 - TRIED, TRUE, AND A SIGHT TO BEHOLD. What more can one ask for in a boat but proven dependability and comfort, wrapped in a beautiful package? The final three company profiles in Boats of the Year 2018 present those very qualities in small, medium, and large options: lapstrake rowing hulls… SEE MORE
photo by Billy Black

Origins of port and starboard

19/12/2018 - Have you ever wondered why mariners use the terms port and starboard instead of just left and right? Since port and starboard never change, they are unambiguous references that are independent of a mariner’s orientation, and, thus, mariners use these nautical terms instead of left and right to avoid confusion.… SEE MORE
Deduct your yacht purchase under the new tax laws

Deduct Your Yacht Purchase as a Tax Write-Off

12/12/2018 - “There’s never been a better time to buy a boat than right now.” Anyone that has ever talked with a boat dealer or a yacht broker has probably heard that phrase and it’s true from an emotional standpoint. But from now until 2022, there may be some legitimacy to that… SEE MORE