Projects

Seakeeper 9 Installation for “Freestyle”

Seakeeper 9 Installation for “Freestyle”

Freestyle, 61' Blackwell, built in 2004 recently made a visit to the Hampton Yacht Yard for the installation of a Seakeeper 9 Gyro.  This installation required relocating the oil change pump manifold, generator fuel filter, water heater, accumulation and water filter,...

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Engine Repower and Stabilization for 59′ Sportfish, Sea Toy

Engine Repower and Stabilization for 59′ Sportfish, Sea Toy

Sea Toy, a 59' sportfish built by Spencer Yachts in 2008 is well-known throughout the Mid-Atlantic for their tournament prowess and charter fishing operation. Captained by Bull Tolsen and hailing from Pirate's Cove Marina, Sea Toy is spending the winter season at our...

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New Paint and Mezzanine for Viking 52 “Contango”

New Paint and Mezzanine for Viking 52 “Contango”

Gary Gilmore's Viking 52, "Contango" recently visited the Bluewater Yacht Yard in Hampton to receive fresh hull paint plus the addition of a raised mezzanine in the cockpit. A mezzanine refit has become known as one of Bluewater's many specialties, and the new...

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Viking 64 Convertible “Goose” Gets Paint and Teak Refinish

Viking 64 Convertible “Goose” Gets Paint and Teak Refinish

This Viking 64 Convertible was previously known as "Oh My Gosh", but since being sold has been repainted and received transom teak work, including the addition of her new name: "Goose". This sportfisher from Viking Yachts is also enjoying a refinish of her full teak...

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Planning and Patience Rejuvenate Custom Sportfish Maverick

Planning and Patience Rejuvenate Custom Sportfish Maverick

Top athletes aren’t just born but honed, developing innate skill through hours of practice. The surfer carving a perfect wave, a diver executing miraculous turns, even the winning bait spread would not exist with out days of training, repetitive workouts and great...

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Upgrading the Potomac River Company’s Fleet One Piece at a Time

Upgrading the Potomac River Company’s Fleet One Piece at a Time

Let's jump right in, the Potomac River Company’s passenger fleet may lack the fit and finish of many of the yachts Bluewater regularly services, but they’re not without their unique charm—as well as technical challenges. For several years now, the Bluewater Yacht Yard...

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Full Time Cruisers Reflect on Bluewater’s Global Support

Full Time Cruisers Reflect on Bluewater’s Global Support

After 13 years, a long and meaningful relationship is either working or it’s not. Geof and Mary Bloom say it’s definitely working. Early in the new millennium the two met Bluewater sales professional Jud Black as they were searching to step up from a 53 convertible....

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Princess Yachts 65 “Endless Summer” Made New Again

Princess Yachts 65 “Endless Summer” Made New Again

The Hikel family are enjoying their beautiful 2006 Princess Yachts 65, appropriately named Endless Summer, after she recently spent some time in the capable and intuitive hands of Bluewater Yacht Yards technicians and engineers. During her stay at the Bluewater Yacht...

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How to Make the Most of Your Boat’s Time Out of the Water

How to Make the Most of Your Boat’s Time Out of the Water

Doing Hard Time The answer to why one goes through the expense and effort of owning a boat is generally summed up in the experiences that occur while it’s afloat. When you take the water out of the equation, some of the sparkle diminishes. Words like haul-out,...

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Notable Yachts Serviced

Boat NameSizeManufacturer
Beach Girl130Westport
Joan’s Ark112Westport
Alexis82Viking Yachts
Gentle Ben80Hatteras MY
Freedom77Freedom Boat Works
Ann Warrick76Paul Mann
Moderation76Viking Yachts
Dare to Dream75Leopard
No Worries72Viking Sport Cruiser
Miss Mallory70Canal Ferry Boat
Dream Girl68Symbol MY
Oasis68Viking Yachts
Shenanigans68Hampton
Eye Roller67Scarborough
Bay Eagle67Research Vessel
Waverton67Horizon
Sea I Sea66Viking Yachts
Miss Alley65Pacific Mariner
Miss Hampton65Tour Boat
Reel’N and Deal’n65Viking Yachts
Sperry Star64Hatteras MY
Cacique64Viking Yachts
Loblolly62Oyster
Spray61East Bay
Strokin’61Viking Yachts
Change Order61Viking Yachts
Victory Lap61Viking Yachts
Ambush61Bluewater
C-Jam61Blackwell
Diamond Girl61Spencer
Eye Catcher61Garlington
Ms Ellie61Viking Sport Cruiser
Reel Time61Viking Yachts
Seafari61Viking Sport Cruiser
Episode60Viking Yachts
Desperado60B & D Boatworks
Christine’s Fantasy60Hatteras
Bluewater59Grand Banks
Designer’s Choice58Viking Sport Cruiser
Noel58Viking Yachts
Maggie B58Hatteras MY
High Hopes58Sleepy Creek Boat
Sniper58Paul Mann
Delta Dawn57Island Boatworks
Game Time57Taylor Made
Just Right56Viking Yachts
Tippecanoe56Viking Yachts
Slip Away56Alaskan
Triflin56Viking Yachts
White Caps 55Viking Yachts
Jobsite55Viking Yachts
Lady M55Altima
Tunacious54Viking Yachts
Frequent Flyer54Jarrett Bay
Karlicia54Princess Yachts
Another Toy54Viking Yachts
Contango52Viking Yachts
Cuttin Up52Viking Yachts
Outta Town52Viking Sport Cruiser
Sand Dollar52Viking Yachts
Sea Rounds52Viking Yachts
Tag52Viking Yachts
Tenth Frame52Viking Yachts
Marathon51Detling
Overdrawn50Silverton
Peanut Patch50Viking Yachts
At Ease50Viking Yachts
Stephanie Anne50Blackwell
Blinky IV50Viking Yachts
Carrie D50Viking Yachts MY
Morning Star50Tiara
All Girls48Viking Yachts
Fighting Chance48Viking Yachts
Jane Marie48Viking Yachts
Time Flys48Viking Yachts
Tyger Lady48Island Boat Works
Hazer47Viking Yachts
Lady Addison45Cabo Yachts
Ice Man45Viking Yachts
Laura Mae45Dixon
Bay Custom45Viking Yachts
Betty Ann45Viking Yachts
Christine45Sabre Yachts
Third Daughter45Viking Sport Cruiser
Seaduction45Viking Yachts
Seakeeper43Viking Yachts
Don’t Panic43Viking Yachts
Four B’s43Hatteras MY
Old Squaw42Provincial
Perfect C’s42Sabre Yachts
Prime Time42Meridian
My Girls40Viking Yachts MY
Seas the Day40Mainship
Meridian38Farr
Rainbow Runner38Dead Rise
Rose Marie38Tiara
Quota37Intrepid
Mental Floss37Chris Craft
Mental Relaxation36Sea Ray
Press Only36Talaria
Marlin Bird35Cabo Yachts
Zdeni35Duffy
Magic II34Mainship
Maddawg33Pursuit
Hatch Cover III30Back Cove Yachts
Bad Apple16Jersey Skiff