Down East Yachts Inc.

1974 - 1983

Founded by Robert Poole, who had previously worked for Columbia Yachts. In addition t0 the companies own line, it was contracted to built or finish a number of Westsails after that firm had gone under. After the founders death, the molds and tooling were sold to Newport Offshore Yachts.

Address was:
Down East Yachts Inc.
700 East Alton Ave.
Santa Ana, CA (USA)

Sailboats Built By Down East Yachts Inc.

(Dates indicate when boat was first built by any builder)

Model LOA First Built
DOWNEASTER 32 32.00 ft / 9.75 m 1975
DOWNEASTER 38 38.00 ft / 11.58 m 1974
DOWNEASTER 41 41.00 ft / 12.50 m 1975
DOWNEASTER 45 45.00 ft / 13.72 m 1976
WESTSAIL 39 38.67 ft / 11.79 m 1979


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