Hodgdon Custom Tenders, the Superyacht tender division of Hodgdon, announced today that they have launched a 10.5 meter limousine tender and a 10.5 meter open tender. The matching pair was designed by Michael Peters Yacht Design of Sarasota, Florida and will be delivered later this year to a Dutch shipyard. The tenders are part of Hodgdon’s Venetian series of tenders, which range in size from 6.5 meters to 12 meters. Read More >
Join us at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, November 3-7, 2016. We are proud to be sponsoring the U.S. Superyacht Association Lounge in the new American Pavilion. To arrange a meeting, please contact Audrey Hodgdon, Director of Sales & Marketing – +1 207 633 4194.
Hodgdon Yachts is pleased to announce the appointment of Audrey Hodgdon as the company’s new Director of Sales and Marketing, with immediate effect. Audrey is the sixth generation member of the Hodgdon family to work at the company and for the past two years has been the Marketing Manager. Read More >
Comanche, the 100-foot supermaxi owned by Jim Clark and Kristy Hinze-Clark and built at Hodgdon Yachts in East Boothbay, Maine is well on the way to breaking the current West to East transatlantic monohull sailing record. It is being estimated that the boat and crew of 17 will arrive at the finish line on Thursday, July 28 just before 1100 EST. Comanche has been sailing at an average speed of over 21 knots.
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Hodgdon Yachts is honored to announce that the American Boat Builder & Repairers Association (ABBRA) presented the first ever Boat Builder of the Year to Hodgdon Yachts and the 2015 Boatyard of the Year Award to Hodgdon Yacht Services at their Annual Award Ceremony & Symposium in Portland, Maine.
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Comanche, the 100-foot monohull owned by Jim and Kristy Clark and launched by Hodgdon Yachts set a new race record in the Newport Bermuda Race. The boat – which was skippered by Ken Read – finished with an elapsed time of 34hrs 42min 53sec, almost five hours ahead of the previous record set in 2012 by George David in Rambler. For more information, visit the Newport Bermuda Race site.
Hodgdon Custom Tenders, a high-end builder of tenders crafted to complement sophisticated Superyachts and division of Hodgdon, announced today that their 11.4 meter aft helm tender has won the 2016 ShowBoats Design Award in the tender design category.
We are proud to announce that Hodgdon has been featured in Yachts International’s March 2016 issue. Click here to read the full article.
Hodgdon Yacht Services has confirmed that repair work was completed on the 154-foot (46.9 meter) ketch Asolare at their facilities in Boothbay, Maine. Launched in 2003 by Hodgdon Yachts, the Bruce King designed boat, with interior design by Winch Design, was the largest cold-molded yacht ever built at the time.Read More
Comanche was the first boat across the line in the 71st Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. The 628 nautical mile course was completed in 2 days, 8 hours, 58 minutes, and 30 seconds. Damage to the daggerboard and rudder almost resulted in Comanche retiring from the race. But after evaluating the situation, Skipper Ken Read determined that repairs would be made at sea and the team would finish the race. Hodgdon Yachts would like to congratulate Jim Clark and Kristy Hinze-Clark, Skipper Ken Read, the entire Comanche team, and all other race participants.
The International Superyacht Society (ISS) presented the prestigious Business/Person of the Year Award to Timothy Hodgdon. ISS unveiled the winners during its 25th Anniversary Design & Leadership Gala that took place on November 4 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.Read More