Highly Specialized Custom Projects

Mandalay   Mandalay

Wings of Grace   Wings of Grace

Seal   Gusto

Looking to design something so unusual it has never been done before? Want it designed by skilled designers who are trained as engineers and have a proven track record? Want it to look beautiful or, if practical restrictions make that impossible, at least look the part? Please let us know your ideas- we will in all likelihood be able to craft your unique requirements into a vessel of enduring excellence and grace.


Paine designed sailing designs range from small high-performance day boats to huge sailing palaces. Briefly they are:


Investment-grade yachts for highly committed yachtsmen.

Performance Cruisers

Yachts with full accommodations capable of extensive worldwide cruising.

Racing Yachts

Light but durable speedsters competitive in point to point racing.

Bermuda Series

Paine’s famous series of light-displacement, long-waterline, ocean-voyaging yachts.

Spirit of Tradition Class

A class of racing yachts for racers who value beauty as well as competition.

Highly Specialized Custom Projects

Intriguing designs that didn’t fit the other categories.

Day Sailors

Designs with compromised headroom but stimulating performance.

Authentic Replicas

A specialty of the Paine office, styled after the work of designers gone before.

Legacy Yachts

Some of the fine older designs that made the office famous.

Special Editions

Each of these is available for someone to carry forward to completion.