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30th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show

On March 26-29, stop by the 30th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show to see the Belle of the ball — the fabulous La Belle Hélène. She’s our newest available Huckins yacht and her classic lines will be unmistakable at Slip 824. La Belle Hélène welcomes you aboard to an Art Deco interior laden with custom features, while spacious living quarters tempt you to set off on an extended cruise. With HamiltonJet waterjets and a 30″ draft, she’ll take you where you want to go, and her 26-knot cruising speed (30+ top end) will get you there fast.

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HUCKINS IS HIRING: Electricians, Marine Carpenters, Mechanics, and Painters.

Huckins Yacht Corporation is looking for quality-conscious electricians, marine carpenters, mechanics and painters. Full-time, with benefits. Send resume to cindy@huckinsyacht.com

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Come See La Belle Hélène at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

Stop by the 55th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 30-November 3, 2014 to see “La Belle Hélène.” Huckins will be at slip 414B. “La Belle Hélène” is our newest available Huckins Yacht complete with two comfortable staterooms, his and her baths with adjoining tub/shower, guest stateroom with adjoining day head, nicely appointed salon, open galley with custom appliances, and a spacious bridge deck perfect for entertaining. Come see her in person. Click here to read full details on “La Belle Hélène.”

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Huckins featured in March issue of Yachting

We’re on a roll so far in 2014. Construction of our new 45′ Sportfisherman is underway and featured in the March issue of Yachting Magazine. Thanks to writer, Dennis Caprio, for a great feature comparing the new construction to the clean lines of a Ferrari. Click to read more below: Huckins March Yachting Article

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Huckins is Hiring: ABYC-Certified Mechanic

Company Background: Huckins Yacht Corporation is a prestigious custom yacht builder and service yard with a rich 82-year history Job Purpose: Work with our team of mechanical and electrical technicians to complete jobs on time and on budget, while utilizing DockMaster® computer software to track jobs. Some of the duties include: – Handle repowers – Shaft Alignments – Repair all mechanical system according to ABYC standards If you’re interested, please contact us at info@huckinsyacht.com with “Mechanical Foreman” in the subject line.

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Huckins featured in January Issue of Yachting

Pick up this month’s issue of Yachting and you’ll find a lovely profile on the Vagabond repower. This boat was featured in the 1910 issue of Yachting.  See the full article below.

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LI’L MONSTER SKI BOAT STILL HAS PLENTY OF PULL

In the late 1950s and 60s, when mahogany runabouts like Chris-Craft and Century were popular, I was mesmerized. I just knew I had to have one. So, in 1960, my father downsized plans for a deluxe utility runabout and built me a beautiful 16-foot ski boat with a mahogany deck. At the time, I was skiing competitively and that custom-built boat gave me plenty of power for ski practice. I owned the boat until 1972, when my husband Buddy and I decided to sell it and purchase a no-maintenance fiberglass model. We sold the ski boat to Robert Newman and...Read More

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New Construction Update: Sportfisherman

After a few rigorous months the hull is underway. Make sure to follow us on Facebook to be posted on more new construction updates.    

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Huckins Repowers an Antique Consolidated Launch

Huckins was recently tasked with repowering Vagabond, a 1910 Consolidated Launch. Similar to Commuters, Launches were originally built for wealthy businessmen who lived on Long Island and commuted to Manhattan. They were often referred to as “limousines of the sea,” designed to meet the needs of privileged Americans who needed transportation from their homes along the rivers and coasts to their offices in the city. These boats were also used to go to the theatre in the evenings, enjoy afternoon cruises or attend yachting regattas. Some of the most elite socialites of the time, including the Vanderbilts, Morgans, Fords and...Read More

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New Construction: Huckins Yacht 45’ Sportfisherman

Huckins Yacht Corporation is proud to announce that we recently inked a deal to build a new 45’ Sportfisherman. Decades of industry experience allow us to create a boat packed with features rivaling the largest Sportfishermen — big-boat amenities in a smaller package, with unsurpassed open-water performance, comfort, spaciousness and style. This being a Huckins, a variety of custom requests will be incorporated. The two-stateroom, two-head boat with an expansive deckhouse and climate-controlled bridge offers the ultimate in relaxation. Twin Cummins 425 hp inboards will power this 45-footer to the fishing grounds at 30+ knots, and joystick maneuverability will pay...Read More