John Scarano, President and Lead Designer.

John is responsible for design, sales, general product development and management at Scarano Boat.  Over the past 40 years he has designed and constructed private and commercial vessels ranging from steel crane barges, upscale yachts, historic replica vessels, and commercial USCG certified power and sailing vessels weighing up to 750,000 lbs.  His designs have been likened to those of Nathaniel Herreshoff, L. Francis Herreshoff, Olin Stephens, George Steers and Lyle Hess and clients have commissioned him to replace vessels from some of those famed designers.

scarano-web-770px--025.jpgRichard Scarano, Vice President

Rick is responsible for business development and management, systems installations, quality control and production at Scarano Boat.  He joined the company in 1984.  He also operates Adirondack Sailing Excursions, which operates four Scarano built vessels, the three Adirondacks and the motor vessel Manhattan, in Newport, New York and Key West. He is a trustee for the National Maritime Historical Society and an active  member of numerous maritime related organizations, including the American Sail Training Association, Friends of Hudson River Park Trust, the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance,  and the Passenger Vessel Association.

scarano-web-770px--023.jpgRobert V. Scarano, Operations Manager

Bob is responsible for all plant and product engineering at Scarano Boat.   Bob has worked as an industrial research and design engineer for over 25 years for General Electric, Thermo-Electron Corporation and various other corporations.  He is a registered professional engineer and the holder of eight United States and international patents.  In 1993 he started a company to develop one of his inventions.  That company was acquired by Thermo-Electron Corporation in 1999.   Bob left Thermo-Electron’s AES Division to join Scarano Boat in 2003. He has a mechanical engineering degree from Clarkson College.

scarano-web-770px--022.jpgWilliam Hubert, Systems and Electronics Director

Bill is systems designer and installation director for electrical, electronic, plumbing, equipment and machinery installations at Scarano Boat.  He ensures that all systems engineering meets quality and Coast Guard Certification requirements.  He has more than twenty years experience in marine electronics, including the design and manufacture of computer based instrumentation.  He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Syracuse University and is a US Navy veteran where he served in Naval Intelligence.  He joined Scarano in 1992. 

scarano-web-770px--026.jpgKeith Duffy, Design Manager

Keith manages the design department at Scarano Boat where he oversees the implementation of every aspect of the company's boat designs. He has a degree in mechanical engineering technology from Purdue University. He began his career in boatbuilding in the Fall of 1980 at the Bath Apprentice shop in Maine.  After a stint building fiberglass kayaks and guideboats in Amsterdam, NY, he spent the next 25 years in product development design at various corporations. He joined Scarano in 2004.


scarano-web-770px--027.jpgEric Everson, General Yard Foreman

Eric oversees all new construction and repair work at Scarano Boat.  He has extensive experience in all phases of construction of wooden vessels, power and sail, up to 120’ L.O.D.  He is highly skilled in directing and performing frame beveling, frame erection, planking, fairing, and painting of large wooden vessels and the construction methods required for the manufacture of composite vessels.  He joined Scarano in 1990.