The Brooklin Boat Yard got their start in 1960 by Joel M. White on the coast of Maine, USA, specializing in boat design, construction, repair and maintenance. Joel and his son Steve have always been early adopters of technology, incorporating the WEST Systems epoxy in 1979 and vacuum-bagging laminates in 1981. These systems are still used throughout the marine industry today for strength and efficiency in production. However, one thing has not changed at Brooklin Boat Yard in their nearly 60-year history: they still build wooden boats from the keel up.
Brooklin’s latest build: the Botin 55 utilizes the complete Alexseal system. This cold-molded 55-foot sailing yacht was custom designed by Botin Partners in Spain and has been engineered for racing. The Alexseal system offers impressive weight savings over comparable coatings products without sacrificing our renowned durability, repairability and superior gloss.
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