Meet the Team


Chris Hood

Chris Hood, founder of C.W. Hood Yachts, oversees all aspects of the business from new construction to restorations to design. A native of Marblehead, married with three children,  Chris is a waterman from a very early age and is a sailor and power boater.


Chris Stirling

Chris Stirling is a partner in C.W. Hood Yachts and manages all new boat construction, refit and repair projects, and all other boatyard operations. He is also a native of Marblehead, Mass. and lifelong sailor.

Kimberlee McDonald

Kimberlee is our Office Administrator. She also helps with different aspects of customer service and service boat storage logistics. Kimberlee is a Notary Public has been a part of our team since 2007.


Joe Parker

Joe is our lead broker. He manages all aspects of our brokerage boats, as well as helping customers list their boats with us. Joe loves spending time with his family and cruising the coast of Maine.


Dave Robison

Dave Robison, designer, has worked for nearly 20 years with various designers and boatbuilders in Wisconsin, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. When not on the water with his family in Marblehead, he is off to the slopes.


Desmond Binger

Mechanic Desmond Binger is in our new boat construction division and he is a dedicated boat builder. Originally from the Caribbean, he enjoys cooking, martial arts, and coaching.


Rick Baker

Rick is a fiberglass and refinishing expert.  He has been with  CW Hood for over 10 years and his workmanship is outstanding. In his spare time, RB enjoys fishing with his daughters.


Will Parker

Will Parker, mechanic and Marblehead native, has a passion for the marine industry founded in a lifetime around boats. Graduate of the Landing School’s marine systems program, Will studied small vessel operations at Maine Maritime and holds a USCG 100 Ton Captain’s License. He is also a certified Yanmar mechanic.

Kelvis De Jesus

Kelvis De Jesus works in fiberglass and painting. Kelvis is from the Dominican Republic. His favorite projects are new builds and restoration work.


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