Gannon and Benjamin Buys Historic Waterfront Boatyard
The Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway has closed a deal to buy the Vineyard Haven waterfront property it rents, owners confirmed Thursday.
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Gannon and Benjamin Sign Agreement to Buy Boatyard Property
Noah Asimow
The Gannon & Benjamin Marine Railway has signed a purchase and sale agreement to buy the property it rents on the Vineyard Haven waterfront, owners confirmed Wednesday.
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History Retold, as Alden Gaff Cutter Is Re-Launched
Will Sennott
Beneath gray skies flickering with heat lighting, Lark, a 45-foot Alden gaff cutter, was relaunched from the Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway in Vineyard Haven Thursday afternoon.
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DeSorcy Family Puts Waterfront Property on Market Again
Noah Asimow
A prime stretch of Vineyard Haven working waterfront is now on the market as four separate parcels for a total of $7.3 million.
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A Boatbuilder’s Tour of the Working Waterfront
Will Sennott
Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway opened its doors Saturday for some shop talk, giving experienced boatbuilders and curious neighbors a glimpse of the historic boatyard.
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Group Forms to Save Prime Waterfront Property
Steve Myrick

A strategic stretch of the Vineyard Haven working waterfront is for sale and an Island group hopes to form a nonprofit to buy it.

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Gannon and Benjamin Honored for New Sloop

Artemis, a 31-foot sloop built at Gannon & Benjamin, earned the 2017 title for Best Traditional New Build from Classic Boat Magazine.

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With Cheers and Champagne, Gannon and Benjamin's Artemis Is Launched
Steve Myrick

The Irish green hull of Artemis, a 31-foot gaff-rigged sloop designed by Nat Benjamin, was showered with bubbly Friday and launched.

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Stories of the Sea and Generosity Fuel Sail MV Winter Lecture Series
Steve Myrick
Nat Benjamin opened the Sail MV winter lecture series, talking about his 2014 voyage to Haiti aboard his schooner Charlotte to deliver supplies and donations to an orphanage on Ile a Vache, a small island off Haiti.
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Gannon and Benjamin Launches Sleek New Design
Katherine Scott

The Gannon and Benjamin boatyard on the Vineyard Haven harbor was the scene of a festive launch Monday for a new design created by the venerable wooden boat yard. The Sheldrake is a gaff sloop daysailer and Nat Benjamin’s 85th original design.

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