We hope that you had an enjoyable boating season, and for our returning customers, look forward to being able to serve you again this year. We invite you to check our very competitive storage rates for this winter season. We hope that you will all take advantage of this offer.
Please indicate the work you would like performed this fall by initialing the boxes in the chart on page two of the contract agreement. Many of you enjoy doing your own fall decommission and we enjoy seeing old friends in the yard again. But for those of you who would like the Shipyard to decommission your boat, please take the time to initial the boxes – we only do work if it is requested.ease include any special instructions under the work request chart on page 2 of the contract. i.e.: remove jib, pick up after x-date only, remove plug, etc. Sailboats should have headsails removed prior to haul out or we will remove and fold them at a charge of $75. Heads should be pumped clean (we have no capability to pump heads) and keys turned in to the office. We can’t winterize your boat without the keys. In order to keep growing the yard we are offering a 10% discount to current customers who refer a friend. The discount will be based on the size of the new customer’s boat and will be applied to your account upon receipt of a new contract. We want you to know we appreciate your referrals.
Thank you for your continued patronage.
The yard offers a full range of services, including:
- Storage (winter and summer)
- Winterizing, Shrinkwrap
- Engine maintenance and repair
- Bottom painting, varnishing
- Electronics installation and repair
- Short hauls
Manhasset Bay Shipyard has probably been used as a marine facility as far back as the post-Civil War period. In 1887, Elbert Stannard, a local resident and retired clipper ship captain, started a business converting wooden warships — made obsolete by steam engines and iron cladding — into freight and passenger vessels. Stannard’s business likely included the current shipyard property. In 1889, six wooden warships and two coastal schooners owned by Stannard burned in a spectacular fire of unknown origin off Plum Point. Today, the small creek that runs along the southern side of the shipyard is known as Stannard’s Creek.