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Serving the area since 1934

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Welcome to Handy Boat, one of Maine’s premier boat yards, located in the heart of Casco Bay.

We have been building, reparing, maintaining and storing boats of various sizes and shapes. Our crew is made up of people who love boats and boating and are enthusiastic about taking care of your vessel. Our mission is to provide quality work at an affordable price to our customers. Located on some of the best east coast cruising coastline, Handy Boat is a logical destination for an overnight stay or an extended layover. See this 12 minute video and see what we mean.

Our year round crew of skilled mechanics, riggers, fiberglass technicians, painters and carpenters are ready to meet your needs and expectations. We are dealers for Westerbeke, Universal and Yanmar engines and are members of the Maine Marine Trades Association and the American Boat Builders and Repairers Association.

During the summer months our staff of dock attendants and launch drivers keep the waterfront operations running smoothly. Transient moorings, ice, water, gas and diesel fuel are available at the dock. You can enjoy a lunch or dinner at the Dockside Grill located at the head of the pier. Near by the Falmouth Village offers: grocery stores, movie theaters, book stores and department stores as well as the usual fleet of fast food restaurants. Located only 5 miles north of Portland (Maine’s largest City) we are close to busses, trains, rental cars and the Portland Jetport.

Overview

  • Launch Hours: Click Here
  • General: Handy Boat lies on the Gulf of Maine on the NE coast of the USA. The facility combines, moorings and boat yard.
  • Open: all year round
  • Position: 43° 43.7' N 70° 12.6' W
  • Charts: NOAA - 13290
  • Depths at MLW: Entrance - 25', Fuel Dock: 8', Moorings 32'
  • Maximum Vessel Length: 65'
  • Water: On the floats
  • Electric: On the floats. 30 amp
  • Fuel: Gasoline & Diesel
  • Internet Access: Yes
  • Laundry Yes
  • Showers Yes
  • Other Marina Facilities, Services & Supplies: Docking Assistance, Mail & Package Hold, Phone Messages, Fax, Heads, Pump Out.
  • Boatyard Facilities & Services: Travelift (35T). Engine Mechanic. Electrical Repairs. Electronic Sales. Electronics Repairs. Hull Repairs. Rigger. Sail Loft. Bottom Cleaning. Brightwork. Air Conditioning. Refrigeration. Divers. Compound & Wax. Interior Cleaning. Woodworking. Upholstery. Yacht Interiors. Painting. Awlgrip. Propeller Repairs. Inflatable Repairs. Life Raft Service. Metal Fabrication. Total Refits.
  • Shopping and Provisions: At nearby shopping center
  • Propane: Within 1 mile.
  • Ice: Block & Cube are available on site.
  • Eating Out: There is a restaurant on site at Handy Boat
  • Berths & Moorings: Transient moorings available to visiting yachts. The moorings are served by a launch. Reservations are preferred.
  • Approach and Entrance: From the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Maine make for Casco Bay and then Hussey Sound.

 

Weather and Tides

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