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A chat with Sail Newport’s Brad Read

Sail Newport Purchases a New USWatercraft Fleet of J/22s! Today, I had the fortunate chance to speak with Brad Read, the Executive Director of Sail Newport, regarding the new J/22 fleet purchase built by USWatercraft, due to arrive by spring of 2013.  Sail Newport is a non-profit community sailing center located in beautiful Newport, RI.  […]

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A special thanks to our guests & vendors!

At USWatercraft, we would like to thank all of our attending guests, vendors, and speakers who traveled to our 2013 Rendezvous!   We hope everyone who attended had a great day, and learned something from our industry-sponsored seminars. In case you weren’t there, on Saturday, March 9th, USWatercraft LLC organized an information-packed day to celebrate the acquisition of […]

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Testimonial

Some kind words we received from a happy customer: “My husband, John, and I have a particular affection for Waterline. A few years back, after selling our J33, we purchased a brand new J80. . . and she made a stop at Waterline before being put on the truck for delivery to us here in […]

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SOLARIS Two-peats J/105 Midwinters!

(Seabrook, TX)- Bill Zartler and his SOLARIS team will be keeping the title of J/105 Midwinter Champion. Despite placing seventh in Sunday’s only race, SOLARIS hung on for the two-point victory and back-to-back Midwinter Championship trophies. With crew Chris Lewis, Karen Lewis, Gustavo Eacobar, Michael Byrne and Cynthia Powell, Zartler completed the nine-race series with […]

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USWatercraft Rendezvous!

Please join USWatercraft at our new location in Warren, RI on March 9th for a full day rendezvous!  Learn more about the Alerion, True North, and JBoats. Discover how Waterline Systems can enhance and fine-tune your racing and sailing experience. Mingle with fellow sailors, boat owners and top industry experts while enjoying workshops, demonstrations, and vendor presentations.  Experience a factory tour to see how […]

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J/22 Charter Information

2013 J/22 World Championship Charter Boats: We’re pleased to announce that 10 new J/22s are being built by Waterline Systems to support the charter program for the 2013 J/22 World Championship.  We are anticipating a lot of demand for boats and are giving preference to overseas J/22 owners on a first-come basis.  Our goal is […]

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US Watercraft LLC Acquires TPI J/Boat Files

From the introduction of the J/24 in 1977 until about 2009, Tillotson – Pearson (TPI) and its successor company Pearson Composites built the vast majority of J/Boats. The files and records on every boat built have been inaccessible since Pearson Composites and J/Boats ended their relationship several years ago. Recently, USWatercraft (USW) secured all of […]

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Hanuman

We may have mentioned that we’ve prepped a few J/24s for Ken Read. Well, we are in the process of fairing another J and it turns out that Kenny will be driving her in a few regattas next summer. Generally, this kind of information is old news except for one thing… it’s not a J/Boat, […]

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Storm Damage

Sadly, Hurricane Sandy covered a large geographic area, and hit the most densely populated part of the country. This has created a huge challenge for insurance companies. Claims adjusters are overwhelmed and will be for a while. We understand that their first goal is to get people back in their houses and to help put […]

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