Boat builders and restoration experts look
at a boat's restoration potential from an economic perspective.
Many individuals make this evaluation from an emotional one.
"Any boat is restorable, but it
doesn't always make sense to do it."
Redds Pond Boat Works
A boat comes to the end of her life when the
costs for restoration are greater than her market value fully restored.
A common reason derelict boats seem to sit for so
long is that there are significant costs associated with their disposal.
Another reason is that no one likes to see it happen. Often the
inevitable is postponed in hopes another alternative may surface.
the raw material for our one-of-a-kind nautical furniture, these boats