News & Events

Fay’s Boat Yard Sailboat Painting Project April 17, 2019

Check out the Fay’s Sailboat Department completing this 2 week painting project of a Hunter 34! Need work done on your sailboat? Contact Fay’s Sailboat Department today! READ MORE

Tips For First-Time Boat Buyers

The First Time There are lots of “first time” events in one’s life: some are good, others not so much. Buying a boat for the first time doesn’t have [...] READ MORE

Tips for Getting Your Boat Ready for the Season April 11, 2019

Opening Day Checklist The Soxs have opened their 2019 campaign, which is an undeniable sign that summer is coming. But just as the ball teams first spend some time [...] READ MORE

NH Kayaking Destinations March 1, 2019

Our regular customers know that Fay’s Boatyard carries the full line of Hobie kayaks: from the Mirage pedal kayaks to the Pro Angler Fishing kayaks. And during the summer [...] READ MORE

Boating in Their Blood February 27, 2019

Four generations of the Fay Family Celebrate 75 Years on the Lake It was in 1942–75 years ago–that Wilbur Fay started the boat yard in Gilford, New Hampshire, that [...] READ MORE

Carolyn G. January 28, 2019

I just wanted to let you know what an asset Rick Dean is to your staff! While I’ve been around boats all my life and my Dad owned a [...] READ MORE

The NEW 2019 Hobie Mirage Outback December 3, 2018

  The Mirage Outback kayak from Hobie has attracted serious fishermen for years now. But with the first major redesign in over a decade, Hobie has advanced the sport [...] READ MORE

Are all Pontoon Boats the Same? November 26, 2018

Pontoon boats are fun and easy to operate, and provide plenty of family boating fun. But if you’re considering buying one, here are some helpful hints about what to [...] READ MORE

Prop Damage November 19, 2018

Sooner or later you will likely have a damaged prop. It happens to most boats and means you will have to have it repaired or replaced. The prop may [...] READ MORE

Sam Trotzky September 4, 2018

I recently purchased a Laser Pico sailboat. Shortly after purchase, I had a malfunction in which some parts were damaged. Bonnie was terrific in terms of navigating the warranty [...] READ MORE

Hermit Lake August 2, 2018

Getting Lost Among the Loons on Hermit Lake The fog of a late spring morning is still thick on the water as I push my Hobie Mirage kayak off [...] READ MORE

Lake Winnipesaukee July 12, 2018

Lake Winni (as the locals refer to her) is the largest lake in New Hampshire at 21 miles long and 1 to 9 miles wide. This beautiful lake which [...] READ MORE