INDUSTRY PARTNERS

Of vital importance to the school are our industry partners. These businesses support the school in a variety of ways that enable us to better meet the needs of our students. If you would like to become a Landing School partner, please contact us.

Allen Insurance & Financial
As an employee-owned business, we care deeply about our families, employees and the businesses we serve. Since 1866, we have forged strong relationships with our clients of Midcoast Maine—many for three generations or more. We work not only with clients locally but also insure passenger-carrying vessels and their employees all over the world. We are licensed in virtually every state in the United States.

Aquidneck Custom Composites Inc.
ACC is a company devoted to high quality custom boats, components, and refit work.  We have been in business for 12 years and have built 9 custom boats. Currently we are building a series of pilot houses for commercial use. Also in the shop is a 42’ Centurion sloop. That project is a full refit with new Teak decks, paint, and mechanicals including a new diesel and charging system.  During the summer months we provide repair and custom fabrication services to the mega yacht fleet in Newport, RI.  There at the shipyard we utilize our mobile shop on site. At ACC we pride ourselves as being diverse in our knowledge and our high quality work.

Bay Marine Boatworks
A San Francisco Bay Area leader in recreational yacht & commercial boat repair. For 34 years, we have been committed to providing personal attention to every client we encounter. We have established a reputation for meeting and exceeding our clients' expectations in yacht repair. You can depend on our quality craftsmen to provide you with unsurpassed service regardless of the magnitude of your boat repair needs.

Boston BoatWorks
Boston BoatWorks, builder of the mJm line of downeast style cruisers, custom yachts and high tech composites has been located in East Boston on Boston Harbor since 1995.

Burger Boat Company
Burger Boat Company located in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, has been building boats since 1863 and features the most advanced facilities, woodworking tools, and aluminum and steel fabricating equipment available. With sales offices in Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Burger is capable of building and launching yachts up to 200 feet (60m).

Classic Boat Shop
Founded in 1996, Classic Boat Shop is a full service boat yard and boat building facility located on Mount Desert Island, amongst the surroundings of Acadia National Park. This unique area of Downeast Maine offers some of the most spectacular sailing on the eastern US coast.

Collectors Foundation
The Collectors Foundation is an educational grant-making organization founded by Hagerty Insurance and funded by collector vehicle and classic boat enthusiasts to serve youth development and the long-term interests of the collector vehicle and classic boat communities.

Competition Composites Inc
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Competition Composites Inc. (CCI) is a Canadian manufacturing business focused on designing and building composites products for various industries, especially for the boating market. CCI started off with the building of foils, the original Phil's Foils brand. Now, 10 years later, CCI manufacturers any composites ranging from lightweight durable composite flat panels for marine applications, tooling, spars, automotive wings, to radomes, wind turbines and keels and rudders.

French & Webb
Located on the waterfront in historic Belfast, Maine, French & Webb specializes in custom composite boat construction, restoration, maintenance, and precision joinery. We pride ourselves on our reputation for exceptional aesthetics and award-winning top-speed vessels.

Hewes & Company
Hewes & Company provides CNC cutting services, marine millwork, interior units, photo digitizing of parts & patterns to CAD. US distributor of prefab Marinedeck cork decking and Stazo steering wheels.

Huckins Yacht
Since Huckins was first launched in 1928, our yachts have been and continue to be as unique as the people for whom they are created. By designing and building yachts with our customers—not just for them—we champion individuality in a world that sees fewer examples every day.

Lincoln Canoe and Kayak
The Landing School is proud of a partnership with Lincoln Canoe and Kayak that allows our students to build carbon fiber canoes and kayaks for the company while they reap the benefits of having a product to sell that is hand-built and of the highest quality. For more information about this partnership, click here.

Norwalk Cove
Norwalk Cove Marina (NCM) is Connecticut's complete yachting center, conveniently located within an hour drive of New York City. Norwalk Cove is a well protected deep water basin situated at the mouth of the Norwalk Harbor. We offer our customers top notch facilities and a knowledgeable and friendly staff.

Off Center Harbor
At OffCenterHarbor.com, our mission is to provide authentic know-how for boaters worldwide, while inspiring the use of well-designed boats to connect with friends, family and the natural world.

Orca 3D
A software suite of powerful applications for yacht design that run within the Rhino 3D environment.

Pearson Marine Group
Pearson Marine Group carries forward a half-century tradition of building premium-branded boats which have included Etchells sailboats, thousands of J/Boats and two fleets of 44-foot offshore Sail Training Craft for the United States Naval Academy. PMG currently designs, builds and markets its own brands, Alerion Yachts (www.alerionyachts.com ) sailboats, True North (www.tnyachts.com ) expedition cruisers and North Rip (www.northripboats.com) sportfishing boats. PMG is one of the world's most experienced users of SCRIMP for manufacturing boats. This closed-system infusion process makes the most efficient use of materials and reduces the release of volatile organic compounds into the air during manufacturing and is just one aspect in a concerted program to protect our environment.

Sabre Yachts
Luxury yachts that combine cutting-edge design and fabrication with the boatbuilding tradition that has been alive in Maine since the 16th century.

Stephens Waring Yacht Design
Maine based firm Stephens Waring Yacht Design has specialized in high quality yachts of modern wood construction since its creation in 1960 by Joel White of Brooklin Boat Yard, in fact the design house was arguably drawing spirit of tradition designs long before the genre had a name. By 2009, Stephens Waring Yacht Design evolved into an independent full-service design firm and today provides design, engineering and construction support services from its office in Belfast, Maine, to clients that range from individual yachtsmen to production builders.

Tidewater Yacht Service
Tidewater Yacht Service was opened in 1987 with one single mission, to provide the boaters of Baltimore with the highest level of repair and maintenance services possible.

Webhannet River Boat Yard, Inc
Maine has a rich maritime history that is recognized and respected the world over. Webhannet River Boatyard is proud to be a part of that legacy and we strive to bring the highest level of quality and integrity to our work. Our commitment and dedication will ensure that your boating experience is a safe and enjoyable one. Established in 1994, we are located on the southwest coast of Maine, and focused on meeting the needs of boaters. Over the years we have completed many projects, from wooden boat construction, restoration, and repair to finishing off hulls for both commercial and pleasure use. We are knowledgeable in sail and power, and offer a full range of services and marine supplies.

West Systems
WEST SYSTEM® epoxy is a versatile, 2-part, marine-grade epoxy that bonds and coats fiberglass, wood, metal, fabrics and other composite materials to provide superior strength and moisture resistance.

Wilbur Yachts
Since 1973, we have built well over 200 custom yachts--ranging in size from 28 to 70 feet--located virtually all over the world. We've built boats for Woods Hole Oceanographic and the Smithsonian; for the East Coast and the Pacific Northwest; for lobstermen and sportfishermen; for day trippers and for cruisers.

Women Unlimited
When you join Women Unlimited you'll be part of a strong organization that will be behind you as you grow in your career, and you'll have opportunities to share what you've learned and to get involved in the things that matter to you. If you work hard, we'll work even harder for you! e-grade epoxy that bonds and coats fiberglass, wood, metal, fabrics and other composite materials.

Wooden Boat Magazine
The magazine for wooden boat owners, builders and designers which is produced six times per year, and now over 30 years in publication.


 
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