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“Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part.”
Hermann Broch, novelist



It could be that you don’t want to have a new boat built because you own a boat already or have your eye on one that is in need of restoration. Northboats can help.

All boats need regular tender loving care, wooden ones more than most, but it is a sad fact that many are neglected and subsequently left to rot. There is no shortage of boats that are well worth restoring nowadays, however. Some need extensive rebuilding while others need little more than a thorough check and some external renovation.

At Northboats we can assess your restoration project with you. If it is a worthwhile project, you can bring it to our workshop premises to be restored or we can come to you and work on it at your own location, whether that is at a quayside or a farmyard.

Our recent projects include the restoration of a badly damaged 17ft SeaHawk trailer-sailer that had run aground, been holed, then left in a car park to fall apart slowly. She has now been restored to full sailing condition, including a new interior.

We are also working on the extensive restoration of a 1960s carvel-built Folkboat. When she is completed she will be a very pretty yacht indeed.

We are passionate about maintaining Scotland’s maritime heritage, so contact us today to discuss your restoration project.