Rent traditional row and sail boats on Rockland Harbor.
Seasonal memberships and hourly rates available. 
June through September.

The Apprenticeshop offers a fleet of small traditional sail and row boats for use by members and non-members during the season. Don't own your own boat? Visiting from out of town? The Boat Livery has you covered. Our goal is to get the community connected to Rockland Harbor aboard our traditional wooden boats. Join us on the water this season.


2017 DATES AND UPDATES COMING SOON!
 

Hours:Monday - Friday 10 - 6pm

HOURLY RATES
Sailboats
$65/hr. per boat    
Rowboats
$35/hr. per boat    

MEMBERSHIP RATES FOR THE SEASON
Individual Membership: $300/year (up to two people)*
Family Membership: $600/year (up to five people, up to two boats)*
Business Membership: $900/year (up to ten people, up to three boats)* 



*Customers must be 'Checked Out' by a qualified Apprenticeshop staff person to assess skill level prior to use. There must be at least one qualified, checked out person per boat.

Download the forms, fill them out, call for your check-out appointment and get on the water!

Call 207-594-1800 or email info@apprenticeshop.org to learn more.

SAILBOATS

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16' WIANNO JUNIOR
Capacity: 3
16’ 5” Sloop
About the Wianno Jr.
Smaller sister to the Wianno Sr., “Oh Monah” is a sloop-rigged, easy to handle, shoal draft, centerboard daysailer that was originally conceived as a junior trainer in the Cape Cod area and raced regularly up until the early 1960s. Great little sailboat for breezy afternoons on Rockland harbor.

16' BOLGER CATBOAT
Capacity: 1-4
15' Cat-rig
About the Catboat:
#1 hull design by Phil Bolger. Distinguished by its 6-foot beam and wide side decks, this well-built 15' Catboat is a remarkably able and roomy craft. It is extremely steady, safe, and seaworthy, making for an ideal family sailboat.

19' HERRESHOFF COQUINA KETCH
Capacity: 3
19' Cat-rig, round-bottom, carvel construction.
About the Coquina:
Suitable for a skilled sailors in protected waters, the Coquina presents some seamanship challenges that will take a first-time user a tack or two to get used to. The Coquina sails a bit lit a dinghy and there is a good deal of maneuvering around the boat while under way. This is a hand-crafted reproduction of a classic boat, built by Doug Hylan Association in Brooklin, Maine

 

ROWBOATS

SHIP CHANDLER'S WHITEHALL
Capacity: 1-4
Rowing stations: 2
Details: 16' Ship Chandler's Whitehall
About the Whitehall:
The most noted of American rowing workboats, whitehalls row easy, track well, and move fast through both smooth and choppy water. Roomy, stable and comfortable, one or two rowers will enjoy zipping out to the Breakwater and back, or seal watching in the north end of the harbor. Comfortable seating for an additional passenger.

 

14' WHITEHALL TENDER
Capacity: 1-4
Rowing stations: 2
About the Whitehall tender:

This is a small, sleek Whitehall for single or double rowing. Rows easily, moves fast through smooth and choppy water. You’ll enjoy exploring around the harbor in this pretty little boat. Two rowing stations with comfortable passenger seating back aft.

 

12' SUSAN SKIFF
Capacity: 1-3
Rowing stations: 2
About the Susan Skiff:
This little flat-bottom skiff is a perfect harbor tender for exploring the quiet spots and shallows of Rockland harbor. With its wide, flat bottom the Susan is stable and will let you row in just inches of water. Two rowing stations with a passenger seat back aft


Find out about the benefits of memberships and BECOME A MEMBER TODAY.


MEMBERSHIP* RATES:   Access (by availability) use of our boats. 3 hour limits per boat per use. No reservations.
*An authorized staff member of The Apprenticeshop will discuss your experience and knowledge of rowing and/or sailing to determine your eligibility for membership and to rent from the Boat Livery. This conversation will include general knowledge of boats, the harbor, tides, weather, safety, boat and line handling, knot tying, and basic seamanship practices. 

SEASONAL INDIVIDUAL  $300    

SEASONAL HOUSEHOLD (more than 2 people) $600 

SEASONAL BUSINESS (up to 10 employees) $900