Restoration & Repair

Custom & Replacement Spars


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Spars are a vital part of any sailboat, allowing us to stretch the sails to catch the wind. They must be strong and light, and proportioned correctly to take the wind’s force and transmit it to the hull.

I make all the spars for the boats I build, and have crafted many replacement sticks for boats that have need over the years. Most of my spars are built up from local black and red spruce, a species essentially equal to the famed Sitka spruce for high strength with low weight…

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