Connecticut Marine Businesses Change HandsPublished on April 7, 2022
The Cusson family, owners of Westbrook, Connecticut-based Atlantic Outboard and Westbrook Marine Center, have completed the acquisition of Portland Boat Works in Portland, Connecticut, and Harbor One Marina in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
Portland Boat Works is a large marina facility with summer seasonal slips, over 100,000 square feet of indoor winter boat storage, and the capacity to haul and launch boats up to 60 tons. Additionally, Portland Boat Works is Connecticut’s exclusive Tiara Yachts Dealer, and boasts their yacht inventory in a large heated indoor showroom in Portland.
Harbor One Marina is located at the mouth of the Connecticut River, offers gas and diesel sales, has a pool and a restaurant on-site, and many more amenities.
The seller of the two marinas, Paul Barton, has owned Portland Boat Works since the 1960s, and purchased Harbor One Marina in 1971. Portland Boat Works and Harbor One Marina will continue to operate under their names. Additionally, Paul Barton will stay on at a reduced capacity to help with the transition.