Like many of our customers, our relationship with boats and the joy they bring is deeply rooted in family. As a third generation boat builder, owner & master craftsman Bob Fuller understands that boats provide a beautiful new way of experiencing and enjoying the world, and for the marine businesses we work with, they are a source of income and business opportunities.

Since 1990, South Shore Boatworks has built, designed, restored and renovated many boats and yachts, producing one-of-a-kind results for customers. Our staff members are traditional as well as innovative, professional as well as personal, possessing a deep appreciation for craftsmanship, quality and performance.​

Our expert craftspeople work with both wood and fiberglass boats.  We would love to work with you on your next project and help to make your dream boat a reality, preserve the beauty of your current boat, or restore your boat to its former glory.

 South Shore Boatworks Services:

Boat Building  •  Custom Boat Design  •  Customization & Accessories

Boat Restoration  •  Repair & Refitting  •  Custom Fine Interiors  •  Wood or Fiberglass 

Click to Read More About Sandpiper III

Sandpiper III, a lobster yacht, was built for a Rhode Island couple as a day cruiser and has accommodations for overnight trips.

Click to Read More About TWIST

Converting a 45' commercial lobsterboat into a European lobsteryacht. 

Click to Read More About Antares

Installing a new interior & renovation on the 32' BHM lobster yacht Antares

Click to Read More About Gurnet Point 25

This is a handsome and versatile Down-east style powerboat designed and built by New England Craftsmen. Jamie Lowell, a 4th generation designer of Maine Lobster boats, designed the Gurnet Point 25. Built exclusively by South Shore Boatworks.

Click to Read More About Gurnet Point 19

The Gurnet Point 19 is a Phil Bolger designed Banks Dory. A fast, stable dory, she is built with mahogany ply construction sheathed in fiberglass/epoxy with mahogany/teak trim. Suitable for 1-2 rowers.

Click to Read More About Gurnet Point 15

The Gurnet Point 15 is a reproduction of a 15' Bank Dory, originally built by George Shiverick at Jones River Landing in 1920. She accomodates one rower in the lapstrake constructed hull sheathed with fiberglass.

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Other Recent South Shore Boatworks Projects: 

15' Dory
Our 15' dory was based on a George Shiverick model that was last built in Kingston, Massachusetts in 1938
1985 35' Duffy
New interior and refit work completed on this exceptional Duffy 35' lobster yacht Fish Bones.

What better way to acquire a superbly constructed boat with all the amenities you want...all created with the highest level of craftsmanship? This owner purchased a used Duffy, known for their excellent design and solid construction, and contracted with South Shore Boatworks to build and install everything a luxury yacht should have...
27' Nauset
Beautiful finish details on this Nauset 27, a popular Royal Lowell design.
22' Wooden Repco
New wheelhouse and trunk cabin on a 1999 22' wooden Repco "Rusticator"
Tandem Sea Kayak
21' Alan Lutz design tandem sea kayak.
1978 27' Arno Day Lobster Boat
South Shore Boatworks worked on the restoration of this boat.
1979 32' Frank Day Lobster Boat
In water after South Shore Boatworks repaired this boat.
21' Seaway
We recently completed some major structural and cosmetic improvements on this boat.
Aluminum Hull - Perseverance
1980 31' BHM
Custom Yacht Interior Installed
Dyer 29
Built by Bob Fuller's Father in 1975.
1974 32' Gus Skoog
Completed rebuild of a 1974 32' Gus Skoog lobsterboat, including new wheelhouse and trunk cabin.
20' Launch - Reciproca
20' Wood-Fired Steam Launch
20' Simmons Sea Skiff
Rocking Cradle Boat
Not quite ocean-ready, but the perfect cradle for newborns or rocking toy for young children!

Designed and built exclusively by South Shore Boatworks.
Simmons Sea Skiff 22'
This Simmons Sea Skiff 22 with motorwell was built for sea duck hunting for Jim Hunt and world renowned wildlife artist Keith Mueller. The self-bailing boat is of mahogany lapstrake construction sheathed in fiberglass/epoxy and fitted with bronze hardware. Power by a 75 hp E-tech outboard, the skiff will run up to 25-30 knots.

Note the hand carved wooden decoys made for hunting.
1891 27' Sailing Dory Reproduction
An 1800s historic 2-mast sailing dory reproduction designed by Howard Chapelle. Plans provided by the Smithsonian Institution.

Overall Length: 26' 9 "

Beam: 7' 2 "
Replacement of Broken Frames
Replacement of broken frames in 1979 32' Frank Day wooden lobster boat
10' Sailing Nutshell Pram
George Shiverick Rowing Dory
South Shore Boatworks Restoration
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22 Industrial Blvd, Hanson, MA 02341  |  781-248-6446  |  info@southshoreboatworks.com

Building and Restoring Wood and Fiberglass Boats Since 1990


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22' Wooden Repco

New wheelhouse and trunk cabin on a 1999 22' wooden Repco "Rusticator"