The Brooklin Boat Yard in Maine is building a cold-molded, modern replica of Ernest Hemingway’s famous Wheeler 38 Pilar, and it will be launched next spring. The new Wheeler Pilar was reverse engineered from the original by Bill Prince Yacht Design, of Port Washington, Wisconsin. Hemingway’s Pilar is one of the most famous boats of all time. He wrote about it extensively, particularly in Islands in the Stream and then in The Old Man and the Sea, which won the Pulitzer Price in 1953. Hemingway bought the boat in April, 1934, when he returned from a safari in Africa, from…
From bow to stern, the new Outer Reef 880 Cockpit Motoryacht delivers exquisite detail and unmatched performance. With her seaworthy build, you will travel to destinations beyond your wildest dreams with the utmost confidence. Here’s what our owners are saying:
“I decided on an Outer Reef after a lot of research; 13 years in fact. I had already examined and researched many options, became a pain in the side of many builders and surveyors, and did a heck of a lot of sea trials...”
Kadey-Krogen Yachts broke the traditional raised pilothouse passagemaker mold and created a bluewater cruiser with an open and continuous saloon/galley/pilothouse main deck layout. The stunning byproduct of this design was an engine room that is second to none for her size, or even for a 75 footer for that matter. Inside the water tight engine room doors reveals seven feet of headroom, easy access to all systems and abundant room to store tools and spares. Read about the build process and the result at the links below.