Last summer, when I was looking for a replacement rudder for my son’s 1984 Sunfish sailboat, I happened to run into Bernie Hyland of Wareham, Massachusetts.
Bernie is a lifelong boater, musician and mechanical jack-of-all-trades, but he excels at woodworking. From a tiny rental space he turns out all sorts of beautifully crafted wooden sailboat parts ranging from the aforementioned rudders to tillers, centerboards, toe rails and more. He also refurbishes old boats—when he has the time.
Bernie can make just about any wooden boat part you might be looking for—including many hard-to-find items—and he does so at a fair price.
To reach Bernie Hyland, call him at (774-283-5660); email email@example.com.
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