Companies that build custom boats include Newton Boats, which specializes in custom-built dive boats, fishing boats, patrol boats and research vessels; Padebco, with a customized range that includes 12- to 32-foot custom cruisers and one-off builds; and Shockwave Custom Boats, which customizes a range of vessels including jet boats, deck boats catamarans and family cruisers. Van Dam Custom Boats designs and manufactures individual wood boats including cruisers, sailing yachts and yacht tenders. Bayliss Boatworks specializes in custom-built sport-fishing yachts.
Newton Boats, based in Louisiana, builds boats to customers' specifications including specialist deck facilities such as water entry platforms for dive boats and electronic radar equipment for fishing boats. Padebco, based in Maine, designs and finishes fiberglass cruising vessels to each customer's specifications. The company is also a full-service boatyard that refits and repairs wooden and fiberglass vessels and offers transient and seasonal moorings in Round Pond Harbor. Shockwave, located in California, custom-builds boats to customers' designs and offers customers a variety of award-winning custom boats with custom gel-coat and graphics.
Van Dam Custom Boats, based in Michigan, designs and produces custom wood boats to high standards using the cold molded wood technique. Every boat comes with a lifetime warranty. Bayliss Boatworks, based in North Carolina, builds unique sport-fishing yachts tailored to each customer's needs. The company also has a fully equipped boatyard and offers mobile services and repairs.