South Shore Marine

Travel Lift

July 9, 2016

One of the largest, if not the largest,boatyard in Nova Scotia is South Shore Marine. Located around the corner from village of Chester, the yard, which began in the late 70s, now hauls about 500 boats annually, with over 400 of them stored on the site. Their travel lift can handle boats up to 20 tonnes and the nearby work sheds provide space for repairs and refinishing. Under the guidance of owner Shawn Mulrooney the yard undertakes a wide range of services including painting, fibreglass repair, electrical, mechanical and wooden boat maintenance.

South Shore
There are a few floating docks, but most boats lie at moorings in the protected bay in the shelter of Shaw’s Island.Fuel and water are available and transients are welcome.


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