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  • First MJM 35z In Production

    First MJM 35z In Production

    The first hull of the new MJM 35z line is now in production at Boston Boat Works. Here is a benind-the-scenes look at the team at BBW as they finalize the moulds and get rady to lay-up the first 35z. ...

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  • Ocean Magazine reviews the Amel 64

    Ocean Magazine reviews the Amel 64

    Here is an exciting new review of the Amel 64 published by Ocean Magazine during January 2017.

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  • BEST CROSSOVER: J/112E

    BEST CROSSOVER: J/112E

    Sailing World magazine's Editor Dave Reed just published this report on the new J/112E that Sailing World naked the 2017 Crossover of the Year.

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  • Amel Yachts Virtual Tour

    Amel Yachts Virtual Tour

    McMichael Yacht Brokers recently visited the Amel Yachts factory in La Rochelle, France. Join us for an Amel virtual tour.

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About McMichael Yacht Brokers

History

Founded in New Rochelle in 1935 by Howard and Jacqueline McMichael, the company provided services to the boating public, including fuel and provisioning. Many of their customers were from nearby Larchmont Yacht Club. They built the business over the following years believing that "providing good service in a friendly manner is the key to success".

In 1938, Howard and Jacqueline leased property on the east basin of Mamaroneck Harbor from the Orienta Yacht Club. The business continued to grow and service the needs of sailors, fishermen and recreational boaters of Western Long Island Sound. During the war years, Howard worked in a defense plant at night, ran the boat business during the day, and was also a foreman at a yard in Rye building tugs for the Navy.

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