Service and Refits

Bring your power or sailing yacht to us for the care and enhancements she needs. Whether it's an annual application of varnish or more extensive composite repairs, we will afford your boat the proper attention she deserves. We have experts in rigging, mechanical systems, electrical repairs and electronics upgrades. Our repair and refit professionals work with both epoxy and vinyl ester resin systems to breathe new life into any boat. Please email for estimates.

Services available

  • Coatings including paint and varnish
  • Composite repairs of all materials from fiberglass to carbon using either epoxy or vinyl ester systems
  • Carpentry and fine joinery
  • Rigging
  • AC/DC electrical systems
  • Electronics repairs and upgrades
  • Engines (diesel and gas)
  • Plumbing and sanitation systems
  • Hydraulic controls

Note: Front Street Shipyard is not a do-it-yourself facility. While owners may work on their boats with prior permission, FSS does have a policy that must be follwed by owners, crews, and subcontractors.

(Rates below are valid until July 1, 2015.)

Service rates

Mechanical $72/hr
Electrical / Electronics $72/hr
Rigging $72/hr
Carpentry $72/hr
Metal Fabrication $72/hr
Varnish / Brush Painting $58/hr
Cleaning $45/hr
General Yard Labor $65/hr
Spray Painting $65/hr
IT/Computer $90/hr
Fiberglass/Composites $72/hr

Hauling rates

Haul, block and re-launch (up to 50') $12.50/ft
Haul, block and re-launch (50' to 69') $15/ft
Haul, block and re-launch (70' and over) $30/ft
Haul, hold and re-launch (up to 50') $7/ft
Crane $150/hr

Environmental fees*

Disposal of waste gas $20/gal
Disposal of waste oil, diesel $10/gal

*There is a 2% surcharge on all materials to offset environmental charges.

Storage rates

Outdoor storage of boat without spar $55/ft overall
Outdoor storage of boat w/ spar $60/ft overall
In-water in winter $28/ft
Indoor storage (0-1,000 sq ft) $8.75/sq ft
Indoor storage (over 1,000 sq ft) Quoted
Heated storage $13.50/sq ft
On-land in summer $350/wk
Dinghy storage (up to 12') $100
Dinghy storage (over 12') $200
Outboard storage $40
Spar storage** $3/ft

**All monohull spars must be unstepped for winter storage.

101 Front Street, P.O. Box 558, Belfast, ME 04915
Email: or use our email contact form
Phone: 207-930-3740

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