One of the great aspects of the Newport boating scene is the sense of community that all boat owners and industry professionals share with each other. Since 1983, Mac Designs has been a local staple here in Newport, so it seems that everywhere I look, I see a project that we have been involved with at one time or another. This year however, has been drastically wild and different as the world struggles with the Coronavirus pandemic. Since yachting, especially on the professional level, is such an international affair, this summer has felt like an echo of the usual festival...
Nearly 100 boats gathered in Narragansett Bay during the weekend of October 2-4, 2020 for what continues to be the oldest annual regatta in North America. The 166th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta started with an Around-The-Island race on Friday, then switched to two days of buoy racing in the bay in order to tally in another 3 races. Wild Horses, the W-76 class yacht helmed by Donald Tofias, took this regatta by storm. Winning the ATI race by 8 minutes on corrected time, and then smashing the second half of the regatta by posting a 1-1-3, Wild Horses won their...
From SeaDek HQ: As we’ve grown as a company, our network of partners has expanded to touch most places in the world, and our work with the competitive sailing community has allowed us to partner with some of the most influential end esteemed people in sailing. So when it came to providing a custom SeaDek kit for American Magic CEO Rob Ouellette, the power of the SeaDek family was stronger than ever. Based in Newport, Rhode Island, MacDesigns (and their SeaDek division, Performance Sail Tools), has been a mainstay in the sailing industry for decades, working with top teams on all types of high profile...
This custom trimaran has been built from the ground up and outfitted with SeaDek for the finishing touch! This customer completed DIY templates and in return has a beautiful, fully covered trimaran. 3mm brushed Cool Gray for the deck and 6mm brushed Mocha over Black faux-teak for the cockpit and a few accent pieces. Our creative process offers awesome flexibility pertaining to DIY measuring, templating and installing to get the perfect look! Please reach out to us if you're interested in the DIY route! Please see more before & after photos below:
Check out these two Aquila 36 Powercats all dressed up! One being in Mocha over Black 4" faux-teak and the other in Storm Gray over Black 4" faux-teak, these luxurious boats should never hit the water without the superb aesthetic and quality of SeaDek. Photos below:
This Yellowfin 42' CC 'CHAOS' has officially been fully dek'd out! This brushed 6mm Storm Gray over Dark Gray faux-teak SeaDek has perfectly tied this vessel's rightful name, aesthetic and purpose together and it has beautifully complemented its amazing 'CHAOS' hull graphic and accents. With its interior being truly brought to life, this boat has never been more ready to tackle the biggest tuna and swordfish it comes across! Check out the photos below including a bonus photo of this thing in action!
When it comes to the customization of SeaDek for your boat, the possibilities are seriously endless! For owners who want a portrait or name of their dog milled into the SeaDek material, we have you covered! 6mm brushed Mocha over Black faux-teak.
This 6mm brushed Storm Gray over Ruby Red SeaDek with custom faux-teak pattern and rulers gives this 2020 Rockproof River Jett the perfect complement!
This Downeast 38 fly bridge has been 100% covered with Mocha over Black faux-teak and it looks stunning! It's as if SeaDek should be on the deck from the beginning!
This Nauset Pilothouse has been fully dressed up and looks even classier with the original nonskid being covered with 6mm brushed Mocha over Camel faux-teak (Our Teak and Holly look). Some before/after photos below!
From dirty off-white gelcoat to crazing every few inches, this boat was in desperate need of a SeaDek® makeover! Now, she's the ultimate day fishing boat, looking stylish and comfortable where ever she goes. This boat now features 6mm Brushed Storm Grey over Bimini Blue faux teak on the cockpit sole as well as the wrap around top decks. 23mm Brushed White over Snow Camo bolsters were added for the best comfort while fishing. 3mm Brushed Snow Camo and Cool grey were added along the interior walls for comfort and superior non-skid properties... for those times when you have to...
SeaDek® and Cuda... a match made in heaven. Check out this 6mm Brushed Mocha over Black faux teak install we did down in New London for the Sharkin' Cabo 35! Another transformation!
6mm Brushed Storm Grey over Black faux teak for this beautiful SeaRay 290 in Essex Connecticut.
A classic look for a classic boat. This Dutch Harbor 22 got a classy looking Mocha over Black faux teak treatment on the cockpit sole and seats.
I'm sure that's what everyone will be saying after they step on this swim platform. Check out this transformation!
We sure wouldn’t mind watching the J Class Worlds from the custom SeaDek decks of this Boston Whaler, which we did an install in earlier this summer (mocha over camel brushed faux teak).
- Annual Regatta
- Classic Comfort
- New York Yacht Club
- ORMA 60
- teak and holly
- wicked tuna
- Wild Horses