Our Team

Tony Davis

President & Owner

Tony is from Massachusetts. He is a boatbuilder, small boat designer, and sailing instructor. His lifetime sailing resume includes two trans-Atlantic crossings on a 44′ wooden ketch, one Pacific crossing, and many east coast deliveries. He was the Head Rigger at Spencer Rybovich 1977-80, West Palm Beach, FL; and apprentice to master boat builder Arno Day, Deer Isle, ME 1979-84; Director of the New England Historic Seaport boat shop and school, 1985-1990. In 1991, with his wife, Robin, he purchased Arey’s Pond Boat Yard. His certifications include Launch Tender, CPR, and Wilderness Advanced First Aid. His associations include: Cape Cod Maritime Museum, current board member; Cruising Club of America, member; Friends of Pleasant Bay and Orleans Pond Coalition, supporter/past board member.

Tony & Robin Davis

Robin Davis

Treasurer & Co-Owner

Wife of Tony Davis. Born in Greenwich, CT, Robin grew up sailing with her family on Long Island Sound and Lake Cochituate in MA, before embarking on many sailing adventures out of Boston with Tony on the cutter, Syrinx, his first boat build. After graduating from Connecticut College, she went on to receive her M.S. in Pharmacology from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Boston University, followed by a post-doctoral position in Dr. Sullivan’s laboratory at Schepens Eye Research Institute, HMS, Boston, MA. She is still a research associate in the same lab; when she’s not there, she’s busy acting as Treasurer for the boat yard.

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