CONFETTI, Mason 54

Confetti originally came to JBY to escape the BVI after Hurricane Irma. Although the damages she incurred were relatively minor, her owners jumped on the opportunity when space became available on a Seven-Star transport ship as the prospects of repairs after such devastation in the Caribbean weren’t exactly promising. After taking care of her “bumps…

VIKING, Swan 61

“Maintained to the highest yacht standards…………..” Was an inside joke with the new owners of Swan 61 Viking. Being knowledgeable & longtime Swan owners, this yacht’s billing caught their eye on the brokerage market, and led them from Los Angeles to JBY in October to view her.    The short of the story is that although…

BELLE AURORE, Baltic 55

One of the more unique projects recently at JBY was swapping a standard rigged Baltic 55 spar’s with a used Swan 56 mainsail furling mast & boom ….. At first the notion seemed highly implausible, but after some quick measurements & comparisons it almost seemed possible; after we drafted the engineering department at Hall Spars to review the concept, it…

WHIRLAWAY, Bristol 47.7

Turn- key status takes some thought & effort. Over the past fifteen years owners of Whirlaway have had JBY techs perform the following upgrades: New refrigeration, new engine, new generator, new tankage, new plumbing, centerboard services, new hatches, new interior varnish, rock-steady exterior varnish, & Awlgrip the rig. In lieu of an intense refit, they…

GREAT EAGLE, Hinckley Sou’wester 30

Benefitting from her classic lines drawn in 1963 and steady recent dosages of JBY craftsmanship, Great Eagle is one of those boats referred to as a “head-turner.” Cosmetically the entire interior has been re-painted, her toerails replaced and hull painted in tandem. All exterior brightwork has been stained in classic rich mahogany fashion, and receives…