MEET THE TEAM
Chris Hood, founder of C.W. Hood yachts, oversees all aspects of the business from new construction to restoration and design. A native of Marblehead and married with three children, Chris is a waterman from a very early age and is a sailor and power-boater.
Chris Stirling is a partner in C.W. Hood Yachts and manages all new boat construction, refit, repair, and all other boatyard operations. He is also a native of Marblehead and a lifelong sailor.
Kimberlee is our office Administrator. She helps with different aspects of customer service and our logistics behind storage, and other projects. Kimberlee is a Notary Public and has been part of our team since 2007.
Joe is our lead broker. He manages all aspects of our brokerage boats while also helping customer list their boats with us Joe loves spending time with his family out on the water and cruising the coast of Maine.
Dave Robison - designer, has worked for nearly 20 years with various designers, and builders from Wisconsin, to Rhode Island and also Massachusetts. When not on the water with his family, dave is out enjoying winter on the slopes.
Will Parker - mechanic and Marblehead native, has a passion for the marine industry founded in a lifetime around boats. Graduate of the Landing School's marine systems program, Will studied small vessel operations at Maine Maritime and holds a USCG 100 Ton Captain's License as well as being a certified Yanmar Mechanic.
Mechanic - Desmond Binger is in our new boat construction division and he is a dedicated boat builder. Originally from the Caribbean, he enjoys cooking, martial arts, and coaching.
Rick is a fiberglass and refinishing expert. He has been with C.W. Hood for over 10 years now and his workmanship is outstanding. In his spare time he enjoys fishing with his daughters.
Marbleheader Nick Nowak is a talented mechanic and avid hydroplane racer. Nick lives in Marblehead with his family.