Who are the best boat repair companies in Vancouver?


Each year, we at Commodore’s Boats meet with well over 100 boat owners, yacht enthusiasts, traditional tugboat and fishing companies in the Vancouver and Greater Vancouver area with respect to repair and maintenance. And because so many folks know our thoughts and feelings (from this website) on all things “boat repair”, they often ask us who are some of the other competitors we have in the area. Who are the best boat repair companies in Vancouver or the Greater Vancouver area?

Never ones to shy away from being blatantly honest with respect to competition, here is an alpabetic list of some of the companies that have a solid reputation in the Vancouver area:


  1. Allied Shipbuilders – Allied Shipbuilders serves the coastal commercial marine industry on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada. Situated at the mouth of the Seymour River on the north shore of Vancouver Harbour the shipyard is strategically located to service the repair, modification and new build needs of its customers.
  2. Arrow Marine Services – For over 75 years, Arrow Marine Services has been a trusted shipyard and boat service repair facilities. Located at the mouth of the Fraser River in Richmond, BC, which makes them easily accessible by land or water. They have over 3 acres of shipyard space and covered facilities that allows them to provide year-round service to customers. They specialize in services for fishing vessels, tugboats, barges, custom float structures and other marine equipment.
  3. Bracewell Marine Group – Bracewell Marine Group Ltd. is renowned for creating World Class luxury yachts. Every yacht launched into the Fraser River at Richmond, B.C. demonstrates the skill and uncompromised standards of Bracewell’s team of craftsmen. With construction capabilities to 80 feet, extensive service facilities, and fabrication and joinery shops.
  4. Tom-Mac Shipyard – located on the North arm of the Fraser River, Tom-Mac shipyard has been in business for several years. They specialize in fishboats, tugs and pleasure crafts. Tom-Mac is accessible via 2 marine ways to 100 & 50 ton travel lifts with complete marine repairs and maintenance facilities.


The marine industry has thrived in the province of British Columbia because of the quality businesses that have stood tall. The reputation of all of these competitors is strong and Commodore’s Boats encourages all customers to contact all of the above companies to discuss your particular requirements. Every business has its strengths and weaknesses. As experts in the boat repair industry Commodore’s is always looking to improve and its strong competition that encourages us to be innovative and non complacent in order to properly meet the requirements of all of our customers.

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