Our Trades

Masters of Marine Trades

Each of our yards houses talented and hard-working team members who take pride in their trades. Learned over years of apprenticeship and practice, the skills combine in the boatyard where talents team up to build, repair and create. With each area of specialization cooperating and working in tandem, from the boat’s inner workings to its structure and style, Bristol Marine can provide superior service and turnaround time. Check out our trades below and click through to learn more about the skills that go into repairing maintaining and upgrading boats like yours.

Skilled Craftsmen Master Their Trades for Superior Service

Bristol Marine helps preserve the working waterfront by fostering traditional trades and embracing new technologies. The trades required to repair and maintain ships and boats take years to learn and decades to master. Explore the selections below to learn more about the specialized trades in our repertoire. Need help with a specific problem? Contact us today to request service.

Paint, Gelcoat and Fiberglass

The highest quality Awlgrip and Awlcraft yacht finishes available in the Northeast, with touch ups and repairs in all applications including gelcoat and fiberglass.

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From new teak decks and transoms, custom cabinetry and countertops or toe rail repairs and hardware replacements. Our craftsmen can replace can replace a few planks or restore an entire boat. Our skilled crafstmen will perform with high skill, quality and efficiency.

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We value the skills and methods of traditional wooden boatbuilding. Our team is highly trained in all aspects of wooden boat restoration and repair, from modern cold-molded construction techniques to traditional plank on frame methods and everything in between.

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Metal Fabrication

From complete design and new fabrication in both aluminum and stainless steel to modification or repairs of existing structures.

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Mechanical & Other systems

Our experienced techs have the training, experience and skill to diagnose, repair and maintain the critical systems on your boat.

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Yard & Rigging

Whether you simply need a short haul for maintenance, an extended stay for project work, or mast and rigging work requiring a crane, our team will care for your boat with the utmost of care and attention.

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