Miliner Marine Services
Boat repairs, refinishing and maintenance by Miliner Marine Services, Eliot, Maine, USA Boat Building & Repair
Eliot, Maine, USA


David V. Miliner - Shipwright
207-439-4230

Serving the North East USA since 1977


About David V. Miliner


David Miliner's Work History
Bruno & Stillman Yacht Co.
  • Fiberglass laminator
  • Leadman 35', 42', 55' workboats and related parts
  • Glass shop foreman (25 person crew)
Newington, New Hampshire January 1977 - May 1979
Sisu Boat Co.
  • Glass shop foreman (5-8 person crew)
Dover, New Hampshire May 1979 - December 1980
Merrill Stevens Yachtyard
  • Resurfacing and prep work to the decks, wheelhouse, and flybridge of a 95'Feadship for Awlgrip application
  • Live-aboard crew member
Miami, Florida December 1980- June 1981
Great Bay Marine
  • General fiberglass repair, gelcoat resurfacing, wood repair
  • General yardwork ( haul/launch, step/unstep masts, rack & cover, etc.)
Newington, New Hampshire June 1981 - June 1982
G.A. Patten Boatbuilding
  • Hired to tool the plugs and molds for the 36' semi-custom sailboat "Pipedream" designed by Francis Kinney
  • Laminated the hull, deck, and component parts for 36' "Pipedream"; assembled the parts; interior and exterior joinery
  • General fiberglass and wood repair; general yardwork
  • Awlgrip prep and application
Kittery, Maine June 1982 - November 1986
Personal Project
  • Built the Woodenboat Magazine designed 12' 4" wooden rowing skiff "Yankee Tender"
Dover, New Hampshire Summer of 1983
Sisu Boat Co.
  • Hired as tooling foreman to oversee construction of plugs and molds for 20 passenger amusement park ride (20 molds total)
Dover, New Hampshire November 1986 - April 1987
York Harbor Yacht Co.
  • General fiberglass, gelcoat, and wood repair
  • Interior and exterior joinery on new 36' York Harbor Yacht sailboat
  • Project manager- construction of 32' "one off" fiberglass catboat hull, construction of plug and 5 piece mold for 12 passenger amusement park ride
  • Awlgrip prep and application
Somersworth, New Hampshire April 1987 - May 1988
Joe Stard Boatworks
  • Interior and exterior joinery on 35'custom powerboat
Seabrook, New Hampshire May 1988 - June 1988
Self-employed
  • Subcontracted to finish hull lamination of 32' "one-off" catboat started at York Harbor Yacht
  • Constructed plugs, molds, and parts for the deck and component parts of same boat
Seabrook, New Hampshire June 1988 - October 1988
Portsmouth Boat Co.
  • Supervised construction of plugs and molds for revamped 30' powerboat
  • Laminated and assembled parts for 22' and 30' powerboats
  • Fabricated interior and exterior joinery
Seabrook, New Hampshire October 1988 - January 1990
Subcontractor - Great Bay Marine
  • General fiberglass, gelcoat, wood repair
Subcontractor - Dion's Yachtyard
  • General fiberglass, gelcoat, wood repair
  • Gelcoat refinishing of 30' and 34' sailboats
Newington, New Hampshire



Kittery, Maine
January 1990 - October 1992
Eastern Boats
  • Laminate and assemble fiberglass parts for 18', 19', 22' and 27' powerboats
  • Supervised tooling and hull and deck modification projects
Milton, New Hampshire October 1992- July 1993
Self-employed
  • Seasonal work at local yards and various repair and restoration projects at boat owners facilities
South Berwick, Maine July 1993- April 1994
Great Bay Marine
  • Responsible to estimate and complete all major fiberglass repair projects
  • General fiberglass, gelcoat, and wood repair
  • Awlgrip prep and application
  • Team-leader fiberglass/ paintshop
  • Trained and supervised bottom paint, compound and wax, and shrinkwrap crews
Newington, New Hampshire April 1994- July 2001
Self-employed Subcontractor - After Work Inc.
  • Home Renovations
Rochester, New Hampshire July 2001- October 2001
Miliner Marine Services
  • General fiberglass, gelcoat, wood repair & refinishing
  • General boat maintenance- bottom painting, compound and wax, hardware replacement and re-bedding
  • Major fiberglass repair
  • Awlgrip prep and application
  • Non-skid restoration using Awlgrip, Kiwigrip, and Interdeck
  • Barrier coat application to new and previously painted bottoms
  • Complete structural and aesthetic restoration of older boats
Eliot, Maine October 2001- Present



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