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
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.
- Launch Hours:
- General: Handy Boat lies on the Gulf of Maine on
the NE coast of the USA. The facility combines, moorings and boat
- Open: all year round
- Position: 43° 43.7' N 70° 12.6' W
NOAA - 13290
- Depths at MLW: Entrance - 25', Fuel Dock:
- 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,
- 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
- 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