My first boat and first build

Builder Name:
Kyle Goddard

"If you want something nice, build it yourself." I've wanted a boat most of my life but was never in a position to afford or transport one. But, last summer I decided I couldn't wait any longer and attempted building my first boat.


50 years of WB, Sails, more

  • All original issues of WB, Offers welcome
  • Sails for sloop rig, new condition luff 29’5” 2 jibs, bagged: FREE
  • Apelco radio, Uniden handheld, each $50
  • 8’ pram, $200
  • 100’ 3-strand Dacron 5/8", $75
  • custom cover, green sunbrella f

1962 40' Sparkman & Stephens Yawl

Alita is a Sparkman & Stephens yawl (design #1245-S), built in 1962 by Astillero Bottini in Montevideo, Uruguay. She is 39′ 7.5″ long, with a 11’3” beam and 22,000 lb displacement. Her draft is 3’11” (centerboard up) and 8’ board down.

Power Boats

1953 Chris-Craft Sportsman $38,000

Second owner. Professionally rebuilt and refinished inside and out, complete with all original hardware and power. 135-HP model M Chris-Craft flathead 6. New chrome, glass, upholstery, gas tank and plumbing. Converted to 12 volts. Engine completely gone through and runs extremely well.

Small Craft

16 ft. Adirondack Guide Boat ~ Dwight Grant Design $12,500

16 ft. Adirondack guide boat built to plans of Dwight Grant, Boonville NY. Plans are of DGs "Ghost" provided by the Adirondack Museum. Boat is in excellent condition and water ready. Included are 8 ft. guideboat oars, carry yoke and removable center seat with fold down backrest.

Sailboats - Cruising


Year Built:
Small Craft

Staempfli Racing Single

Beautiful Swiss Staempfli Sculling Single from 1976. Classic lightweight rowing / racing shell in Spanish Cedar in near perfect original condition. As published in The WoodenBoat Magazine, #134 January/February 1997 in an article “The Call of Wooden Racing Shells”, by Daniel J Boyne.


Great Lakes Class sloop

Built by the Burr Bros in 1960, this 36' beauty with a 10'9" beam was restored over seven years and includes (from 2014) completely new interior, new wiring, new mast, new Beta Marine 25, new sails and refastened below the waterline in 2022.