At French & Webb, we acknowledge the unique character and building requirements of each boat, and the specific needs of each client. We build to exacting specifications and expect that our products will meet rigorous standards of use and aesthetics. We seek to personalize the building process and maintain a professional and highly interactive relationship with our clients. Having a boat built is an exciting venture, and we are committed to doing it well and in a timely fashion.
Our crew consists of highly-skilled craftsmen. They have received top-quality training at various renowned boat-building schools. Our shop is orderly and well-equipped and is run in a professional manner so that we can focus on executing our trade. The pride that our employees take in their work and ability is immediately evident. Boat builders maine custom yacht builders boat builders maine
Jeff Barrett joined French & Webb in 2013. He has previously worked at Wayfarer Marine, Knight’s Marine, and the Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard, as well as having worked as a boat man on the Charles River and MIT rowing crews, and as a mate on the Appledore in Key West, among various other experiences. So far here at French & Webb, Jeff’s been working on our latest, as of yet un-named, new build.
Dan Capwell joined French & Webb in 2008. He trained at The Landing School in Kennebunkport in their Cruising Boat program. Here at French & Webb, Dan has worked on Quest, Little M, Zogo, Venture, and Untide.
Chris Gardei joined French & Webb in 2003. He trained in Cruising Boats at The Landing School in Kennebunkport. Here at French & Webb, Chris has worked on Untide, Quest, Little M, Zogo, the Buzzard’s Bay 30s, Erica, and Wings of Grace.
Jeremy Gage joined French & Webb in 2000. He trained first in furniture making, and then studied Cruising Boats at The Landing School in Kennebunkport. Here at French & Webb, Jeremy has worked on Untide, Quest, Little M, Zogo, the Buzzard’s Bay 30s, Erica, Wings of Grace, Lion’s Whelp, and Gusto.
David Smith joined French & Webb in 2008. He trained in boat building technology at the Washington County Vocational Technical Institute in Lubec, and then spent nine years with Portland Yacht Services. Here at French & Webb, David has worked on Quest, Little M, Lion’s Whelp, and Venture.