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Eight Bells - Howard McMichael, Jr.  -  May 19, 1938 - June 2, 2020

Eight Bells - Howard McMichael, Jr. - May 19, 1938 - June 2, 2020

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Howard McMichael, Jr. died at the age of 82 on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Howie, as he was known to family and friends, suffered a stroke on Thursday, May 28, from which he never recovered. The longtime leader of and inspiration for McMichael Yacht Yards & Brokers, Howie took over the comp...
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Hanse & Dehler Savings right now!

Hanse & Dehler Savings right now!

Order a new Hanse or Dehler now and enjoy big savings!
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Doug Zurn on Performance Yacht Stability

Doug Zurn on Performance Yacht Stability

 

DESIGN ELEMENTS OF A LUXURY PERFORMANCE YACHT

CONCEPT TO COMPLETION

  MJM Yachts presents Naval Architech Doug Zurn talking performance yacht stability.   Zurn, designer of MJM Yachts,...
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McMichael Yards Reopen

McMichael Yards Reopen

Seeing the light at the end of the tunnel! McMichael yards reopen. New York State has been a leader in the fight against Covid19 and, through a series of guidelines, has begun to “flatten the curve.” Initially, boat yards were deemed non-essential businesses, and accordingly, our two Mamaroneck yards have been closed for over t...
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Even more nautical distractions!

Even more nautical distractions!

Dear Friends, As we all continue beating to weather on this upwind leg we call Covid-19, we’re assuming you have now read the Internet from cover to cover and might be looking for some new material. To that end, we present Volume 3 of our Distraction Digest: The Printed Word Edition. We dug deep (and reached out to a few of you) fo...
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McMichael Yards Temporarly Closed

McMichael Yards Temporarly Closed

Dear Friends, First and foremost, we hope that your families are healthy and making the most of family moments during these unprecedented times. McMichael is very fortunate that, at the time of this writing, all our yard workers and brokers are healthy, and none have contracted the virus. I’m reaching out to our valued McMichael cu...
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More Nautical Distractions

More Nautical Distractions

Dear Friends, Welcome to Volume Two of our “Covid Distraction Digest,” where we share interesting nautical bits from across the media landscape to enjoy while we all heave-to and ride this out. Stay healthy, wash your hands and see you on the water soon. 1. Into the Raging Sea Rachel Slade's riveting narrative ...
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2020 Newport-to-Bermuda Race cancelled

2020 Newport-to-Bermuda Race cancelled

Dateline Newport, RI March 23, 2020 Due to the world health crisis, the Organizing Committee for the 2020 Newport-to-Bermuda Race has cancelled the race. As a sponsor for the 2020 Bermuda Race, McMichael Yacht Yards & Brokers had been hosting a series of sailor seminars with a Bermuda Race focus. The third and final semnar was sche...
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Bermuda Race Seminar #3 postponed

Bermuda Race Seminar #3 postponed

Navigation & Weather Seminar Postponed. Stand-by for information on a live stream of the presentation by HL DeVore.
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A much needed diversion!

A much needed diversion!

Turn off the news and check out this list of top movies, YouTube channels and books, as chosen by members of the McMichael staff.
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