THE SKY IS NO LIMIT
A custom boat builder, service yard and marina in mid-coast Maine, Front Street Shipyard is the most capable boatyard in the Northeast. Welcome to New England’s refit capital.
Visit us in Belfast, Maine, on Penobscot Bay — the world’s greatest cruising grounds.
With a 485-ton lifting capacity, deep-water access, and an in-house talented workforce, Front Street Shipyard is the premier boater’s resource on the east coast. Our team has the ingenuity and experience to undertake the most sophisticated boat building and refit projects. More than 100 experienced boat service professionals at FSS use technologies that range from advanced composite construction to traditional boatbuilding.
For all boats from 20 to 200 feet
Refits & New Builds
It’s always 68 degrees and sunny during refits and new construction at Front Street Shipyard. We have one of the only facilities on the East Coast where boat building and service work on oversized yachts can be performed indoors year-round.
Visit our Mid-Coast Maine Facility
Our modern facility is situated in downtown Belfast, Maine. Walk to Main Street to dine, provision, or shop in our year-round city. VIEW AMENITIES
View our five-axis 3D waterjet cutting services.
Front Street Shipyard’s Manufacturing Division produces parts for all types of manufacturers using one of the largest cutting tables among waterjets in the country,
Tom, TRIDENT David, POURVOUS Gary, SHEARWATER Owner, S/Y SYMMETRY Refit Customer Service customer Owner, SHEAR MADNESS Captain, DREAMCATCHER Jim, J/105 Refit Customer
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Great Yard and Region
Service and Friendship
A Great Experience
Owner, S/Y SYMMETRY
Owner, SHEAR MADNESS
Stay at our Marina
Cruisers are welcome: Latitude 44° 25′ 46″ / Longitude -69° 0′ 27″
Front Street Shipyard offers seasonal and transient dockage for yachts up to 200 feet. You’ll find water and shorepower power available on the docks. Enjoy wi-fi, a lounge area, showers, and laundry available on site. Walk to downtown Belfast.
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Video: Spring 2023 Update from FSS
Listen to the owners of the Hinckley 52 BELLA talk about their experience with Front Street Shipyard. Take a tour of BLUE CHIP, the custom-built Ray Hunt-designed dayboat now in Sag Harbor. See the 136-foot Jongert sailing vessel ABIDE in the final stages of her refit.
Hope 40 Design and Construction Presentation
We hosted a live, online discussion with the Hope 40 designer and builder, David McCollough of McCollough Yachts and JB Turner of Front Street Shipyard. Watch the video to view construction and pricing details for this foil-assisted power catamaran.
Video: March 2023 Update at Front Street Shipyard
Take a tour of the custom C. Raymond Hunt-designed 41-foot dayboat while it receives finishing touches. Hear from the captain of S/Y ABIDE. Take a look at the new teak decking aboard the 60-foot Little Harbor MAGIC. See what's on the five-axis 3D waterjet cutting...
Yacht Design Partners
See custom yacht designs ready to be built.
Front Street Shipyard is proud to partner with the world’s most talented yacht designers on all our new construction and major refit projects. Through these relationships we’ve compiled a collection of innovative designs currently available for new construction at Front Street Shipyard.