Author Archive | Waterline Systems


Coastal Craftsmanship

WPRI’s Rhode Show visited USWatercraft last week to promote this year’s Rhode Island Boat Show.  Watch this segment to learn how USW is reinvigorating boat the building industry in Rhode Island.  President Randy Borges and VP of Marketing and Communications, Sarah Fawle tour the shop and highlight a few of the many sailing and motoring […]

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2014 Rendezvous Recap

This year USWatercraft Rendezvous landed on a beautiful Saturday, it was so sunny that we even believe that spring is coming!  Our day was jam-packed with six wonderful speakers and eighteen key industry partners on display.  We had around 400 visitors for the day.  The day began with Cruising World’s Mark Pillsbury awarding, USW President Randy […]

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What We Do

The world renowned staff in the Waterline Systems speed shop have been busy on this Evelyn 32. She is a perfect example of some of the service work we perform here at Waterline Systems. A stem to stern makeover has this Evelyn sporting new AwlGrip boot stripes, and a seriously smooth race bottom including a […]

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Web – Store Update

Waterline Systems has recognized a few web-store inefficiencies, so we are thrilled to announce that we have updated our website and webstore to improve our customers’ online experience. Added Features: The site and store will be 100% responsive so you will be able to view it on any type of device, and it will look great […]

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2014 Midwinter Rendezvous

You are invited! The 2014 USWatercraft Rendezvous is just around the corner!  Please join us on March 8th for a day of boat building demonstrations, sailing seminars, and mingle with key industry partners.  We will have several 2014 Alerion, C&C, True North, and J/Boat models in production and on display.  Presentations will include engine maintenance, […]

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Big Wins for Waterline Systems Customers

All in all, 2013 was a pretty normal year for Waterline Systems.  Our customers won their usual quota of World Championships, highlighted by the J/24 and J/22 worlds.  J/Boat fleets are getting used to Waterline Systems customers winning everything, the mega-yacht J Class probably thought they were safe…. until Hanuman arrived with a shiny new […]

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We’ve Moved!

When Waterline Systems first moved into the Portsmouth shop, we had plenty of space to boot.  In the past 25 years, we have grown from fixing J/24s in regatta parking lots to being a licensed J/Boat builder, a full service and repair facility, and a one design parts distributor.  Needing more space, we packed up […]

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WLS Winners at 2013 Newport Regatta

And here we are again, happily announcing more of our wonderful customers as top finishers at the 2013 Newport Regatta sponsored by Bacardi Rum! Congratulations to the following Waterline customers:   12 Meter Division and Grand Prix Winner, Gunther Buerman, KZ-3 J/24 Division Winners, John Mollicone & Tim Healy, Helly Hanson J/22 Division Second Place, […]

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Congrats to BIRW Winners!

Waterline Systems would like to congratulate our winning 2013 Block Island Race Week customers!  We love it when customers make us look good!  Naturally, the sailors host all the skill, but we like to assist our customers to go the extra mile (or perhaps, a 1/2 knot?). We had several boats out there with the […]

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Hanuman Wins Again!

J Class yacht Hanuman strikes again, this time in Palma for the Superyacht Cup in June.  Hanuman, prepped by Waterline Systems, won first place for the regatta after four beautiful days of racing.   While in our shop, Hanuman had her rudder faired and hull wet-sanded and painted. For more regatta info and gorgeous photos, […]

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Sail Newport’s J/22 Fleet Commissioning!

Recently built by USWatercraft, Sail Newport’s fleet of 14 brand new J/22s was christened on June 1st in Newport, RI.  This fleet is available for both youth and adult instruction, and as well, the boats can be rented hourly out of Sail Newport, a non-profit sailing organization. Thanks to everyone who attended the ceremony, and […]

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J Class Hanuman Wins the St. Barth’s Bucket!

Waterline Systems took on a top-notch service work job this past autumn: fairing the rudder and and wet-sanding the bottom of J Class Yacht Hanuman!  Hanuman just won the J Class at the St. Barth’s Bucket in first place for all four races!  This is a proud moment for Waterline Systems to have had the opportunity […]

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