Wayfarer Marine - Camden, Maine,
Winter 2009 - 2010
can't say enough about our layover at Wayfarer Marine in
Camden, Maine during the winter of 2009 - 2010.
is by far the best marine facility we have ever had the
pleasure of doing business with. The people were
all wonderful to deal with, from the waterfront crew to
the office staff, the engineering, fiberglass, metal,
rigging, cleaning, plumbing, mechanical and travelift
gangs. We couldn't be more pleased. We
will go out of our way to recommend Wayfarer to any boat
owner contemplating a marine facility to take on a job,
large or small.
ended up at Wayfarer
to inspect some damage incurred during our cruise
(details will be left out...!) Suffice to say, our
insurance policy was invoked and we wanted to be certain
that the work was done thoroughly by a very qualified
The boat had to be as good as--if not better
than--the condition before the incident. No
cutting corners, nothing sub-par. We were
initially not going to leave the boat at Wayfarer; we
hauled there only because it was the closest major haul
facility. However, after a few days of talking
about the project and being emphatic about our
standards, Sandy McGaw and his crew convinced us that
they were the right choice for the job. They were
right: we weren't disappointed.
A few high points:
Sandy is terrific to
deal with, as are Simon Castle and Steve.
were our primary contacts, but we worked regularly with
the entire crew that had a part in the repairs on our
boat. All were polite, personable, and entirely
dedicated to the job at hand.
They're attitude was
that they wanted to do it right and make certain we were
And the office crew:
Missy, Nancy and the others. Pepper says "You
Rule!" As soon as we arrive at
Wayfarer and Pepper
jumps out of the truck, he charges for the office where
he is treated like a king for his entire visit.
think maybe he gets a few too many cookies, but he begs