Maine’s Carpenter’s Boat Shop Founder Retires

Lincoln County News: Though it is a ways off, Rev. Robert “Bobby” Ives, the well-known co-founder and director of the Carpenter’s Boat Shop in Pemaquid, is looking ahead to retiring “in a year-and-a-half.” With a grin, he said, “Well, I’ll be 66.”

Since Ives is an energetic man, it seems unlikely he’ll sit around. “I think we’ll go to Scotland, and I’ll help around here,” he said, referring to the boat shop.

Talking extensively with Ives, there seems little doubt in his mind the Carpenter’s Boat Shop will continue its unique mission of helping people in transition find peace and purpose.

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