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Front Street Shipyard Introduces Setzer-Designed Motoryachts

Front Street Shipyard is working with Setzer Yacht Architects to develop design documentation for a new motoryacht series. Featuring four new designs from 28 to 40 meters, the series is an offshoot from Setzer’s broader 2014 portfolio of “New American Motoryachts,” a...

Eliot Cutler Visits Front Street Shipyard

Front Street Shipyard received a visit from Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler only two days after he announced his candidacy. He had a great tour of the yard and was impressed by some of the beautiful yachts undergoing work inside our shops this fall. Check...

Front Street Shipyard Begins 130-foot Superyacht Refit

The 130-foot superyacht MAGIC arrived in Belfast, Maine, this week to begin an extensive refit at Front Street Shipyard. The vessel’s owners commissioned Setzer Yacht Architects, MAGIC’s original design team, to complete the redesign. Front Street...

Front Street Shipyard Featured in Professional BoatBuilder

The story of Front Street Shipyard's concept and development is featured in a comprehensive article in the June/July issue of Professional BoatBuilder magazine. Written by Paul Lazarus, this article includes a Q&A with JB Turner, president of Front Street...

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards Grant to Front Street Shipyard

As part of the Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will release $120,897 to the Maine Department of Transportation (DOT) in support of waterfront improvements at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast. Front Street Shipyard is...

DiMillo’s Yacht Sales Opens at Front Street Shipyard

Front Street Shipyard on the Belfast, Maine, waterfront is welcoming DiMillo's Yacht Sales to its facility. DiMillo’s Yacht Sales is opening a brokerage office in one of Front Street Shipyard’s newest buildings where the company will sell new and used yachts. The new...

Front Street Shipyard Upgrades to 485-ton Hoist

Front Street Shipyard on the Belfast, Maine, waterfront is moving forward with plans to upgrade its lifting capabilities with a 485-US-ton (440-metric-ton) hoist. Having secured final approval to build new piers, the owners of Front Street Shipyard are investing in a...

Governor LePage Tours Front Street Shipyard

On Friday, August 10, 2012, Governor Paul LePage will travel to Belfast to visit employees and tour the facilities of Front Street Shipyard, a premiere yacht yard that services boats as large as 160 feet. After opening in 2011, Front Street Shipyard has grown to be...

Front Street Shipyard Expands with Purchase of Belfast Boatyard

Front Street Shipyard on the Belfast, Maine, waterfront has purchased its neighbor, Belfast Boatyard. With the sale finalized, the owners of Front Street Shipyard will immediately welcome the employees and customers of Belfast Boatyard while maintaining existing...