The spring of 2016 saw the completion of the calendonia sloop, who left the shop for her new home on the south shore of Long Island. After completing the rigging, the sloop finally took to the water and was taken on her maiden sail off Patchogue in early September.
2016/2017 Bayles Boat Shop Builds
In water and ready to sail
Motoring out of Patchogue River
The Bayles Boat Shop at Harborfront Park is open for business every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning from 9 - 12 noon and Tuesday evenings 7pm-9pm
Pirate Dinghy Restoration
How does a boat built in East Germany in the late 1950's end up in a barn on Long Island's south shore? We may never know, but now it is in the Bayles Boat Shop for a complete restoration. The Pirate is still a very active sailing class in Germany, although, today they are of fiberglass construction. Approximately 6,000 have been built since the first one in 1934.
A new rib is cut and installed
Wagemaker Wolverine Runabout Restoration
Wagemaker was a company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, specializing in small molded plywood and aluminum boats. The one we will restore is a 12' molded plywood boat built in 1956.