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March 16, 2018

Special pricing on next Alerion Class Sloops

To start our new builds project off fast we are offering special pricing on the next three boats. Call Alfie Sanford,  508-228-4108, or Steve White, 207-359-2236  for details.

February 01, 2018

Building the ALERION CLASS SLOOP in Maine.

Read what Maine Boats has to say about Brooklin Boat Yard building Sanford's Alerion Class Sloop.

January 19, 2018

Vote for FORTUNA

FORTUNA, Alerion Class Sloop #29, has been nominated  for Classic Boat magazines's Spirit of Tradition award: Best new build under 40 feet.  


She deserves it, vote for her.


November 01, 2017

Sanford Boat is happy to announce that  Brooklin Boat Yard will build the Alerion Class Sloop. This is a very good thing for our customers who can now be assured the Alerion Class Sloop  will be readily available, built to the the highest quality and with the  greatest value.

See full report here here.

June 01, 2017

Sanford Boat delivers FORTUNA, ACS #29.

A happy Nantucket owner took delivery of Fortuna, Alerion Class Sloop #29 this month. She was built at First Light Boat Works and Marine Railway in Chatham over the past winter. Fortuna is the 25th Alerion Class Sloop  now gracing Nantucket Harbor. Her owner plans to day sail her for pleasure and to race her in the local races .

June 01, 2016

In late May, Impala cruised to the seldom visited south coast of Crete, completing a circumnavigation of Crete that had been begun the year before. Inspired by Patrick Leigh Fermor's story of the White mountains during the WWII german occupation of Crete, Impala stopped at ports, coves really, that have been used since before the time of Christ to shelter on this wild coast.  Read the story here.

July 01, 2015

Sailing around Nantucket, a history, geography and pilot for the waters of Nantucket Island, written by Alfie sanford  was published this month by Mill Hill Press of Nantucket. Surrounding and within Nantucket Island are ocean waters, sounds, bays, harbors, estuaries, creeks and marshes--navigable water of almost every form. Sanford uses stories from his 7 decades of sailing the Island waters to illustrate  the features of this magnificent body  of water. Sailing around Nantucket is the first time these waters have been described in print, It is high time.

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