A Focus on Boats & Service

JOHN “JOCK” WILLIAMS was working at the Hinckley Company in 1971 when he met self-taught boatbuilder and designer Lyford Stanley, and the two talked about making a fiberglass version of Stanley’s 36′ lobsterboat. Within the next two years, the pair had made a mold and built their first boat. One thing led to another, including … Continued


Traditional Boat Builders Get In On The Outboard Power Trend

The outboard craze. The phenomenon. The obsession. Whatever you want to call it, the boating world’s current love affair with this engine is not going anywhere soon. While builders of larger-scale, Downeaststyle boats—think MJM, Back Cove, Vanquish and Hinckley—have been strapping these motors to hulls for years, boutique builders have been in less of a … Continued


At 80, preparing for adventure aboard Hokulani

Ever enthusiastic at 80 years old, Jock is preparing to take off this summer for a big cruise aboard his Stanley 36, HOKULANI. To prepare, the crew moved HOKULANI into the shed for an extensive upgrade, including exterior varnish, new electronics, life raft, safety gear, connections for medical assistance, if needed, and generally going over … Continued


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