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Back Cove 34O

Marlow Mainship 37

Marlow Mainship 37

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Downeast

Downeast
They really aren’t lobster boats anymore. It’s hard to imagine anyone pulling traps from the well-varnished cockpit of a new Downeast model. However, today’s boats have the lobster boat heritage—the low profile, the long shear, the tumblehome, and, above all, the sea-keeping ability. View our collection of Downeast boat reviews to find the right one for you.
Bertram 35

Bertram 35

The new Bertram 35 capitalizes on the soul and beauty of the original 31 yet offers a beamier and longer hull design. Michael Peters...

Bruckmann Abaco 40

They don’t come much more traditional—or much better looking—than the Bruckmann Abaco 40, a single-diesel, straightforward, solid Downeast boat with elegant fit and finish....
Shannon 36

Shannon 36

It’s not often that someone comes up with a truly new idea in boating, but Walt Schulz, the founder and president of Shannon Yachts,...
Padebco V25R

Padebco V25R

It doesn’t get much more Downeast than Round Pound, Maine, a beautiful, protected harbor that serves as the gateway to Penobscot Bay and that...
Hunt Surfhunter 32

Hunt Surfhunter 32

Classic boats don’t just endure; they evolve over time. The Hunt Surfhunter 29 is one such classic. Her enduring hull form has now become...
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