Silver Bay, N.Y., November 5, 2013: Effective immediately Goodhue & Hawkins Navy Yard, the oldest marina on Lake Winnipesaukee, will represent the the Hacker Boat Company, Inc., makers of legendary hand-built mahogany Hacker-Craft.
Goodhue and Hawkins has been serving the boating community in the Lake Winnipesaukee region since 1903. The firm provides a full complement of services: new and used boat sales, boat rentals, and certified service and storage. Located on Wolfeboro Bay, Goodhue & Hawkins Navy Yard is situated one mile down from the Wolfeboro Inn, at 244 Sewall Rd, Wolfeboro, NH 03894, (603) 569-2371; http://www.goodhueandhawkins.com/.
Cameron Pratt, President of Goodhue & Hawkins, said, “we are thrilled to be representing Hacker-Craft, one of the most beautiful boats in the world and an iconic brand in the boating industry. Hacker-Craft is very well regarded on Lake Winnipesaukee, where boats made with traditional materials are appreciated. As a certified dealer we look forward to servicing the existing Hacker Craft owners and provide sales and services to new owners. “
George Badcock, President & CEO of The Hacker Boat Company, Inc., said, “Goodhue & Hawkins has an excellent reputation, superb facilities and a devoted staff. We are fortunate that they will be representing our brand on one of the most important lakes in the country. We look forward to a rewarding and enjoyable relationship.”
Goodhue & Hawkins will initially have two Hacker-Craft in stock: a 28’ Runabout and a 27’ Sport XL. The firm will showcase the brand at the New England Boat Show in Boston, MA, from February 22-March 2, 2014.
The Hacker Boat Company is the largest American manufacturer of classic mahogany motorboats. The company’s corporate headquarter and storage facilities are located near and on the shoreline of Lake George, NY. Production and restoration facilities are located in historic Ticonderoga, NY.
Each Hacker-Craft is hand crafted by master boat building craftsmen who labor over 1500 hours to build every boat. The Hacker Boat Company builds runabouts, sport boats, launches and utilities from 24 to 35 feet in length. The company also builds custom designed boats.
Since the 1930s Hacker-Crafts have been hailed as the “Steinway of Runabouts®” and were named by Forbes Magazine FYI as being "50 of America's Best" products.