Cannell Classic Boatbuilding

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William Cannell Boatbuilding Co., Inc., together with Cannell, Payne & Page Yacht Brokers, is a specialist in restoration, construction and brokerage for sale of Classic Yachts.

Although William Cannell Boatbuilding is no longer taking orders for Classic Yacht Restoration and new Classic Yacht Construction in our American Boat House shop, we are available to employ our thirty-five years of wooden yacht building and curatorially correct restoration work to assist you in selecting the proper classic yacht for your enjoyment, to help you choose a yard in order to complete a project with the best quality workmanship at a reasonable cost according to the appropriate curatorially correct classic details. Our experience comes from years in the shop building, restoring, and managing projects.

Boathouse Bill Cannell has the unique advantage of not only both building and restoring wooden yachts for thirty-five years, but also of being a classic yacht brokerage specialist for thirty years. The experience gained in the brokerage side of the business through reviewing countless surveys of our clients' yachts and learning what has worked over the years, and what has not, in terms of construction, repair and maintenance has provided a symbiosis valuable in both yacht construction and restoration and in giving sensible advice to clients. Not only is Bill Cannell available to consult with you, but also we are able to offer the services of former William Cannell Boatbuilding foremen, and also European based colleagues expert in classic yacht construction and project management. William Cannell Boatbuilding's former office manager is available to deploy her administrative experience to review the details of your project's billing and other administrative details as well as to use her vast experience in ordering esoteric classic yacht hardware and other equipment to assist you and your yard in finding the correct materials.

Cannell, Payne & Page specializes in classic yachts but has experience in selling all classes of yachts including modern sailing and power yachts and 200' plus mega-yachts: If you don't find what you want among our listings of Wooden Sailing Yachts, Fiberglass Sailing Yachts and Power Vessels, and brokerage of Yacht Charters, please let us know, and we will be happy to track down the right boat for you. We invite you to review our Select Yachts For Sale presentation.

We are located in the American Boathouse (inquire about plans to convert the American Boathouse into a Harborside Residence) at the head of Maine's Camden Harbor. The American Boathouse is on the National Registry of Historic Places as the oldest Boathouse built for a large power yachts in North America. It was built to house the 140' Lawley steam yacht MONA LOA. William Cannell Boatbuilding Co., Inc. restored the American Boathouse in 1980 and has been restoring and building classic yachts in it since that time. Visit our Projects Portfolio to learn more about some of the new classic yacht construction and restoration projects done in our American Boat House boat shop, including an extensive photographic display documenting the projects - both large and small - from start to finish.

We are located in the American Boathouse at the head of Maine's Camden Harbor. The American Boathouse is on the National Registry of Historic Places as the oldest Boathouse built for a large power yacht in North America. It was built to house the 140' Lawley steam yacht MONA LOA. Bill Cannell has been building and restoring classic wooden boats for thirty years. William Cannell Boatbuilding Co., Inc. uses traditional methods to build and restore classic boats to their original details.

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If you are interested in the adventure of collecting, racing, or cruising in a classic yacht, please let us know. Our years of experience restoring, building, and brokering classic yachts give us the ability to guide you to the right yacht with the right details. There are some really wonderful restorable and historically significant classic yachts that deserve to be saved. There are magnificent designs by the great classic designers that would be exciting to re-create.

If you are seeking an exceptional project, we encourage you to examine our Recommended Restorations and Classic Boat Building Projects page for a few ideas or to contact us for the many other alternatives that exist.

Please E-Mail about your classic yacht ideas, or telephone Bill Cannell at 207-236-2383/Cell 208-720-3312 to discuss your specific classic boat interests.


Select Boats For Sale || Recommended Restoration Projects
Previous Projects || Cannell, Payne & Page || Contact Us To Find Your Yacht


Wm. Cannell Boatbuilding Co., Inc.
American Boat House
15 Atlantic Avenue, P.O. Box 900
Camden, Maine 04843
Tel: 207-236-8500 or 207-236-2383
Fax: 207-236-2711
Email: wbc@cannellclassicboats.com



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