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  • Support your local police
    We were delighted to be able to support the Portland Police by donating the funds to purchase and train a new police dog. We have been in business in Portland for over 75 years and the town has always been very good to us. This felt like the right time […]
    We love our customers
    The Petzold Family recently had the pleasure of presenting Pat and Joe Gulino​ with an award for being our “Most Loyal Customers.” It all began in 1949 when Dr. Angelo Gulino took his 15 year old son Joe, to a boat show at Ocean Beach Park in New London. Dr. […]
    Congratulations on 32 years of service Dale! Dale Uhlman has been a valuable part of the Petzold’s Team for over 32 years. Dale acquired many of his talents while working for several boat builders, one of which was Albin yachts in Cos Cob, CT. Dale can fix, repair or build […]
    Boater's Gift Guide
    Here at the Ship’s Store at Petzold’s Marine Center, we have put together a selection of great gift ideas for the boater in your life. Stop in and see us or curbside pick-up and who knows, you might get all your shopping done in one stop!   Not sure what to get […]
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    Father's Day Gift Guide
    Petzold’s Father’s Day Gift Guide Not sure what to get Captain Dad for Father’s Day? Here are 5 Father’s Day gift ideas for the Dad who loves to be out on the water! Does Dad have frayed or dirty dock lines and fenders? Let’s spruce up the boat and get […]
    dinghy cleaner
    In our video, Inflatable Boat Cleaner Demonstration, Heather gets down and dirty to get an inflatable clean. Three products were tested out of the Petzold’s Marine Center Ship’s Store, MaryKate Inflatable Boats, Tubes & Towables Cleaner, Amazon’s Inflatable Boat Cleaner, and Starbrite’s RIB and Inflatable Boat Cleaner and Protectant. These […]
    Corona vrirus
    TO OUR VALUED CUSTOMERS, Due to the Governors “Stay at Home” policy our Sales, Service, Store & Canvas Shop will be closed to the public. You will still have access to your boats but we ask that you follow the social distance policy of 6 feet while in the yard. […]
    Powerboats come in all sorts of shapes, styles, and sizes, and each one is particularly well-suited for certain on-water activities. Here are some of the more common types of powerboats that people use for recreation so you can see which best fits your intended use.
    Before You Buy A Boat Are you ready to buy a boat? Before you make this major investment, take a look at the questions to ask first.