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Bob Fuller, Master Craftsman  +  Halifax, Massachusetts  +  781-248-6446

About Us

South Shore Boatworks, founded by Bob Fuller in 1990, specializes in custom boat building, finishing and restoration work on wooden and fiberglass boats.

32 Gus Skoog lobster boat
  • a third generation master craftsman
  • served an apprenticeship with his father and grandfather
  • expert at pattern making and model making for metal castings such as cleats, portlights & rudders
  • builder of the finest wooden ships' wheels in the world since 1977
  • United States Coast Guard registered wooden boatbuilder
  • dedicated to the tradition of woodworking and boatbuilding
  • sincere, creative, perfectionist, trustworthy
  • member of the Massachusetts Marine Trades Association
  • member of the Massachusetts Bay Marine Artisans

All projects are performed without subcontractors - with an emphasis on very high quality work.

Dyer 29 This Dyer 29 was built by my father in 1975.

As a master craftsman, I have built various marine specialty items for many companies known for the quality of their products:
  • Edson Marine
  • Cape Dory
  • Tillotson Pearson
  • Boston Whaler
  • Dyer Boats
  • Ritchie Compass

In addition to building and fabrication work, I consult with clients planning large design/build or restoration projects.

Read about SSBW in South Shore Living magazine

Young Brothers 38 lobster yacht

Young Brothers 38 lobster yacht  ships wheel for Young Brothers 38 lobster yacht