Exhibit on local boatyards details craft tradition and struggle to preserve history
An old wooden sail boat having repairs done
An old wooden sail boat having repairs done at Hanff's Boatyard, where wooden boats are made and refurbished in Greenport. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
A worker repairs a wooden sail boat at
A worker repairs a wooden sail boat at Hanff's Boatyard where wooden boats are made and refurbished in Greenport. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
Hanff's Boatyard, where wooden boats are made and
Hanff's Boatyard, where wooden boats are made and refurbished in Greenport. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

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Block pulleys hang from the ceiling in workshop
Block pulleys hang from the ceiling in workshop at Hanff's Boatyard, where wooden boats are made and refurbished in Greenport. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
A sailboat being prepared to go into the
A sailboat being prepared to go into the water at Frank M. Weeks Yacht Yard in Patchogue. (June 14, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
The work area used to repair boats at
The work area used to repair boats at the Paul Ketcham Boatyard in Amityville. (June 18, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
The work area used to repair boats at
The work area used to repair boats at the Paul Ketcham Boatyard in Amityville. (June 18, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
Paul Ketcham, owner of Paul Ketcham Boatyard in
Paul Ketcham, owner of Paul Ketcham Boatyard in Amityville, working on a wooden boat in his shop. (June 18, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

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A private social hall is also part of
A private social hall is also part of Hanff's Boatyard in Greenport, where wooden boats are made and refurbished. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
A private social hall, where liquor is served,
A private social hall, where liquor is served, is also part of Hanff's Boatyard in Greenport, where wooden boats are made and refurbished. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
Chains, a pulley and an American flag hang
Chains, a pulley and an American flag hang from the ceiling in the workshop at Hanff's Boatyard in Greenport, where wooden boats are made and refurbished. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
Frank M. Weeks Yacht Yard co-owner Kevin Week
Frank M. Weeks Yacht Yard co-owner Kevin Week gets a sailboat prepared to go into the water. (June 14, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
Artist Cindy Pease Roe paints marinas and seascapes
Artist Cindy Pease Roe paints marinas and seascapes in her studio and gallery at Hanff's Boatyard in Greenport. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

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The inside of one of the barns where
The inside of one of the barns where most of the repair work is done at Frank M. Weeks Yacht Yard in Patchogue. (June 14, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
A sailboat ready for the summer at Frank
A sailboat ready for the summer at Frank M. Weeks Yacht Yard in Patchogue. (June 14, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
A worker cuts a piece of wood while
A worker cuts a piece of wood while repairing a wooden sail boat at Hanff's Boatyard in Greenport, where wooden boats are made and refurbished. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
Hanff's Boatyard in Greenport, where wooden boats are
Hanff's Boatyard in Greenport, where wooden boats are made and refurbished. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
The barns where most of the repair work
The barns where most of the repair work is done at Frank M. Weeks Yacht Yard in Patchogue. (June 14, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
An old sailboat sitting in storage at the
An old sailboat sitting in storage at the Frank M. Weeks Yacht Yard Patchogue. (June 14, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
Wooden boats in need of repair at Frank
Wooden boats in need of repair at Frank M. Weeks Yacht Yard in Patchogue. (June 14, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
A couple of old sailboat steering wheels sitting
A couple of old sailboat steering wheels sitting in the social hall at Hanff's Boatyard in Greenport, where wooden boats are made and refurbished. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
Rails are used instead of the lift marine
Rails are used instead of the lift marine to put the boats in the water at Hanff's Boatyard in Greenport, where wooden boats are made and refurbished. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
A kayak in the workshop at Hanff's Boatyard
A kayak in the workshop at Hanff's Boatyard in Greenport, where wooden boats are made and refurbished. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)
Artist Cindy Pease Roe paints marinas and seascapes
Artist Cindy Pease Roe paints marinas and seascapes in her studio and gallery at Hanff's Boatyard in Greenport. (June 12, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)