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Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway


G&B designs, builds, restores and maintains traditional wooden boats. Our philosophy is very simple: design and build using the finest materials and building techniques, to take people sailing in comfort, safety and with grace, in a variety of conditions and locations. Our boats are fast and seaworthy. Our construction methods are plank-on-frame, fastened with bronze and copper. We custom cast and fabricate bronze hardware for the deck and rig. We use native US woods (white oak, black locust, cypress and cedar) and South American hardwoods such as wana, angelique, silver balli and yellow heart. Our custom-designed interiors are elegant, functional and comfortable. By year end 2007, G&B has built over 50 boats, primarily sail. Nat Benjamin has designed over 60 boats - from yacht tenders to offshore cruising sailboats, with a few power boats in between. Please visit our website or come by our shop for a visit.

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Nat Benjamin or Ross Gannon
30A Beach Road
Vineyard Haven
MA 02568
001 508 693 4658
001 508 693 4658

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