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New Shelter Island Yachts
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Shelter Island Yachts, built by the CH Marine shipyard, are custom-built, downeast-style boats that offer an incredible experience on the water. American built on the east end of Long Island, New York, CH Marine has been in operation for over 30 years and prides itself on the consistent quality and attention to deal in every model. United Yacht Sales is proud to be an official dealer for Shelter Island Yachts.

photo of Shelter Island 38 Runabout

Shelter Island Yachts

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For more information on pricing and availability of Shelter Island Yachts, please contact United Yacht Sales brand manager Mordy Miltz at (516) 606-1282 or at

Shelter Island Yachts are designed and created to offer an unparalleled yachting experience. Each yacht begins its journey in our New York-based facility as we work with you to create a custom yacht that works with your lifestyle. We use only the finest materials; Kevlar hulls, custom stainless steel deck fittings and hand selected teak. Our staff of craftsman and women treat each build with passion and attention to even the smallest detail. Let’s start your voyage today.

(Below: Youtuber Alfred Montaner hops on board a Shelter Island 38.)



Close proximity to the Hampton’s provides easy access for visitors to order and build a new vessel or admire the creation of the builder's finest downeast yachts. Coecles Harbor Marine has been honored to handcraft and create some of the finest yachts for over 30 years.

In 2000, CH expanded our facilities and opened a new boat building shop down the street from the boatyard, and it is here where each new Shelter Island yacht takes shape. The company is fortunate to have a staff of highly-skilled carpenters, mechanics, electricians, painters and fiberglass specialists in the factory; the common goal here is to build the best.

The meticulous attention to detail is what guides the team through the building process, thus resulting in boats that are of unparalleled quality and beauty. Perhaps it's the extreme determination for perfecting the craft that helps explain why the majority of boats built by the shipyard are still in the hands of their original owners.


Each hull is built to last using vinylester resin and gelcoat, KEVLAR® fiberglass cloth vacuum bagged with a Corecell foam core. The hardware, system components and machinery we use have all been selected for quality and longevity. If it costs a little more, than so be it; we do not compromise.

Only the finest teak is used when building a Shelter Island yacht, each piece being selected for grain and color. They are painstakingly hand crafted into the beautiful pieces of brightwork found on every boat we build. For example, the windshield on a Runabout is truly a work of art, a fine piece of furniture that’s built tough enough to withstand the chance encounter with a cresting, crashing wave. The exterior teak is finished with a traditional tung oil varnish, applied one coat at a time and hand rubbed between coats for a finish that must be seen to be appreciated. The process doesn’t end until our varnisher is satisfied that the grain is filled to perfection (usually requiring upwards of 12 coats). It’s no wonder that these Downeast style boats turn heads in every port.