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
It’s always 68 degrees and sunny during refits and service work 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
David, POURVOUS Refit Customer Jim, J/105 Service customer Gary, SHEARWATER Captain, DREAMCATCHER Tom, TRIDENT Owner, S/Y SYMMETRY Refit Customer Owner, SHEAR MADNESS
Word of Mouth
Service and Friendship
Top of the Line
A Great Experience
Great Yard and Region
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.
This summer 2021 video by Billy Black includes a look at the 151-foot PIONEER refit, annual maintenance on the BOWDOIN, and a handcrafted table.
The five-axis 3D waterjet cutting machine at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, Maine, took 11 hours to carefully cut out this elaborate scroll work. Video by Terry Boivin.
Front Street Shipyard is building a Ray Hunt-designed powerboat that will launch in 2022 for a New England-area client seeking a refined, practical boat for local waters.
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.