About Us

Leon MacCorkle, Padebco owner with Bruce Cunningham, founder

Padebco owner Leon MacCorkle with founder and designer, S. Bruce Cunningham.

When you love boats and boating as we do, it’s a labor of love. Padebco has been a custom boat builder and a full service boatyard serving Mid-Coast Maine for over 55-years. Our boat building process combines modern production methods with traditional craftsmanship resulting in a stunning custom vessel. From Walkarounds, Center Consoles to Cruisers, Padebco will custom build the boat of your dreams.

Each of Padebco’s distinctive, Downeast-style, fiberglass cruising vessels combine excellent design, quality materials, masterful construction, and beautiful joinery. All interiors are crafted of domestic and exotic woods. Our designs include a beautiful 17-foot skiff and luxury cruising vessels from 21 to 32 feet as well as custom finished hulls up to 50 feet.

map Padebco’s three full service boatyards offer a wide range of marine services and storage options for sail and power boats. Our dedication to the highest standards of workmanship, using quality parts and a philosophy that puts service first are what sets Padebco apart. Padebco has been building and maintain boats for over 55-years, making us uniquely qualified to care for your boat.

Growing up on the water, with a love of boats influenced Padebco’s owners, Leon and Sara MacCorkle, to join the vibrant boat building industry in Mid-Coast Maine.