Current Projects

Current Projects

Follow the progress of our latest new build:

Williams 28

Our Williams 28 was inspired by an old favorite, the classic Stanley 28

Photos by Dave Hancock

 

THE BEGINNING

September 23, 2021
We’ve started a new Williams 28 build! Here we’re moving the Stanley 28 hull mold inside for prep and wax.

 

 

September 30, 2021

This past week, we sprayed white gelcoat and laid the fiberglass laminate on the 28 Stanley hull mold.

 

October 7, 2021

This week on the Williams 28 new build, we fiberglassed the centerline and transom and worked on the upper hull flange and stringers…featuring John Fernandez!

 

 

October 14, 2021

This week on our Williams 28 new build, we installed the stringers, pulled the hull out of the mold and started work on the rudder and fuel tanks.

 

 

October 22, 2021

Continued progress on the Williams 28, including work on the skeg, rudder, rudder bearing, engine mounts, spray rails, fuel tanks and main bulkhead.

 

 

October 30, 2021

As the build continues, here’s what we tackled over the past week:

– dry fit spray rails

– fit main bulkhead

– forward deck camber beams

– finalize fuel tanks and fittings

 

 

November 5, 2021

We’re cruising right along with the new build! This week’s progress includes:

– final installation of spray rails, quarter guards and main bulkhead

– main engine line-up & initial installation

– locate bow thruster & install tunnel

 

 

November 12, 2021

It was another productive week as we worked on these items:

– forward deck

– perimeter weather deck

– bow thruster

– forward bulkhead

 

 

November 23, 2021

As we head towards the holiday weekend, we’ve made some progress on the new Williams 28 with the fiberglassed forward deck and perimeter weather deck.

 

 

December 24, 2021

 

 

January 18, 2022

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Here’s the latest…

– deck frames installed

– dry fit teak swim platform

– windshield ready for teak

 

 

January 29, 2022

Recent progress includes:

– Prepping and dry fitting the teak for the windshield

– Custom bronze swim platform brackets and stern thruster installation

She’s shaping up beautifully!

 

 

February 15, 2022

Building the teak transom.

 

 

 

 

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