Yacht Services

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
  • An on-site Chandlery Store  for all your boating needs
  • An on-site inflatable repair shop with certified repair technicians to maintain and repair all inflatable dinghies and paddle boards

Haulout (Boat Lift/Hoist) and Storage Facility

Stones Boatyard is a professional, clean and environmentally friendly do-it-yourself haulout and marine repair facility. We are 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 19 foot 10″ beam. Boat owners are welcome to work on their own boats, utilize our boat repair services or employ outside contractors.

We also offer winter 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 generators or a bow thruster. We also have a full staff to complete general labour tasks such as bottom painting, and zinc and aluminum anode changes.

Chandlery Store

Our chandlery store is open with a huge range of haulout painting and cleaning supplies with antifoul paint from the top brands such as Interlux, Pettit and more. We carry a wide range of zinc and aluminum 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, (usually overnight) We also carry sealants, marine polish, electrical & plumbing 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 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 Canadian Recreational Yachting Association (CRYA) and International Yacht Training (IYT). See their website  for further details.

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Contact Us
Stones Boatyard and The Marine Store
104-1840 Stewart Ave Nanaimo, BC, V9S4E6 Canada
Phone: 1-250-716-9065 Email: info@nanaimoboatyard.ca
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Nanaimo Yacht Service


To our valued boating community,

As we’re all aware, the COVID-19 virus pandemic is continuing to impact and change our world, however we do look forward to a safe and wonderful 2021 boating season.

The health and well-being of our clients, students, and staff remains of paramount importance to us. We continue to closely monitor the situation and react accordingly

We remain on hand to answer all your questions and concerns.

Please don’t hesitate to call us at 1-250-716-9065 or email info@nanaimoboatyard.ca

We look forward to welcoming you to our base and our wonderful cruising ground soon!