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Boat Lift, Engine Repairs & Yacht Maintenance

What we Offer:

  • An 83 ton Marine Travelift and haulout facility 
  • A “Do-it-Yourself” yard and the option of bringing in an external contractor if necessary
  • An on-site repair shop performing a vast range of mechanical, electrical and hull/fibreglass repairs to sail and power boats
  • Dryland boat storage for the winter
  • Winterization and Guardiannage Service both at Stones Marina and nearby locations

Haulout (Boat Lift/Hoist) and Storage Facility – EXPANDED YARD AS OF 2016


Stones Boatyard is a professional, clean and environmentally friendly do-it-yourself haulout and marine repair facility. We’re a full service boatyard with one of the biggest marine travelift’s on Vancouver Island, capable of lifting boats up to 83 US tons/75 Metric tonnes, 85 feet in length and a 20 foot beam. Boat owners are welcome to work on their own boats, utilize our boat repair services or employ outside contractors.

We also offer dryland boat storage with monthly rates beginning in November until February 28th the following year.

Engine, Hull, General Repairs & Maintenance


Nanaimo Yacht Services: our boat repair division marine mechanics and staff carry out repair work and maintenance on your boat or sailing yacht from one-off repairs to ongoing care within our yard, at Stones Marina or in other local marinas. The services we provide range from engine and transmission repair and maintenance, to fuel polishing, and larger installations such as heat exchangers or a bow thruster. We also have a full staff to complete general labour tasks such as bottom painting, and zinc changes.wilmington-nc-baot-antifouling

Chandlery Store

Our new, larger chandlery store is now open with a huge range of haul out painting and cleaning supplies with antifoul paint from the top brands such as Interlux, West Marine, Pettit and more. We also carry a wide range of zinc anodes in stock at all times. Whatever we don’t have in stock we will be able to obtain for you at very competitive prices. We also carry sealants, waxes, marine polish, electrical fittings and stainless fasteners such as nuts, bolts, washers, machine screws, hose clamps and cotter pins.


Contact us now to discover more and/or obtain your free estimate and see the Contact page for our location and details!

Nanaimo Yacht Charters – Our sister company is Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School which offers sailing and cruising yacht charters around our 26,000km coastline, an unforgettable Pacific Northwest experience, as well as sailing courses accredited with International Sail & Power Association, International Yacht Training and Sail Canada sailing courses. See their website for further details.