Whether you want a full-service boatyard or an individual mechanic who will come to your home dock, you'll find that the Chesapeake region is swarming with competent well-trained service technicians and facilities. Look for ABYC (American Boat & Yacht Council; www.abycinc.org) certification to ensure the highest standards of quality and professionalism. This section was prepared by the marketing department of Chesapeake Bay Magazine.

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Bay Shore Marine
Back Creek | Annapolis
Website: www.BayshoreMarineEngines.com

For 25 years Bay Shore Marine has served the mechanical needs of boaters throughout the Chesapeake Bay area. Awarded 'Gold Plus' status as dealer for both large and small engines by Yanmar, Bay Shore has also received Best of the Bay accolades for service and the parts departments. Dealers for Yanmar, John Deere, Northern Lights/Lugger, Mercruiser, Pleasure Craft Marine/Crusader, Westerbeke/Universal, Volvo Penta. With local sales, service and the best full-service parts department, Bay Shore will get the job done right! Visit us online at: www.BayshoreMarineEngines.com

Campbell's Boatyards
Town Creek, Tred Avon River | Oxford
Website: www.campbellsboatyards.com

Campbell's Boatyards has three convenient locations in Oxford. The Bachelor Pt. and Jack's Pt. facilities offer repairs/maintenance services for all boats to include awlgrip paint jobs, varnish work, repowers, carpentry services. Haul-outs/dry storage available, as well as indoor storage. Fuel dock services are available at our Jack's Pt. facility. A Certified Cummins dealer for engine sales and service at our Bachelor Pt. facility. We also offer custom yacht building. New in 2013 - Campbell's Yacht Sales at our Bachelor Pt. location!

West River | Shady Side 410-867-9550
Crab Alley Bay | Chester 410-604-4300
Website: www.clarkslandingsearay.com

As the Bay's boating professionals serving all boat brands, Clarks Landing has more than a 30 year reputation for quality service that is second to none. With the only mobile tech service in the region - Clarks Landing's master and certified technicians provide you with complete boat repairs anywhere, anytime, 24/7. Call us today or visit us in Shady Side, just south of Annapolis, or on Kent Island at our two waterfront marinas! Visit us on the web at www.clarkslanding.com!

Coastal Marine, Inc.
Broad Creek | Deltaville VA
804-776-6585 Fax: 804-776-7304

Conveniently located at the mouth of the Rappahannock River in Broad Creek, Deltaville. Coastal Marine is a full service power and sail repair facility with a 50 ton marine travelift. We have a complete engine and mechanical shop and specialize in mechanical upgrades and repower. We are an authorized Mercury outboard and Crusader engine sales and service dealer with fully certified technicians. Coastal Marine is a compact facility providing consistent high quality professional service meeting or exceeding ABYC standards. We value our customers and consider them family. Please visit our experienced staff. Call at (804)776-6585 or email at coastalmarine@verizon.net.

Engines 1
3504 Shipwright St | Portsmouth VA
Website: www.engines1.com

Engines1 has served the marine industry for almost 50 years.  We sell, service and support boating equipment for the more discriminating owner.  Our lines include Westerbeke Engines and Generators, Universal Diesel Engines, Energy1 AGM Batteries, Webasto Climate Control, Isotherm Refrigeration and Heaters, AXI Fuel Maintenance, Pyrogen Fire Suppression and a list of parts manufacturers that support these products.  When you want equipment that lasts and support for years to come call us.....you will be glad you did.  We can be reached on the web, by email or by phone.

Deltaville Yachting Center
18355 Puller Road | Deltaville VA
Website: www.dycboat.com

Owned and operated since 2001 by Lew & Onna Grimm, DYC is a clean boatyard & marina providing traditional value & quality service.  The ABYC, Cummins, Yanmar, Harken, Onan & Cruisair trained marine technicians & support staff give each boater personal attention.  Voted Best of The Bay for: Boatyard, Mom & Pop Marina, Engine Work, Canvas/Sail Work, Electronics, Fuel Dock, Environmental Marina.  Long & short term storage in slips, hi-dri boatel or boatyard with 50T travel lift. Services include rigging inspections/repairs; gelcoat/fiberglass and paint refinish; refrigeration, generator & A/C repair & installs; gas & diesel engine repair & installs;marine electrical & electronic repair & installs; winterization & spring commissioning.  Service center & dealer for Catalina Yachts and Carolina Classic Boats.  Mainship & Albin specialists. We look forward to helping you enjoy boating.

Ferry Point Marina
Website: www.ferrypointmarina.com

Discover picturesque Ferry Point Marina. Enjoy a convenient weekend escape on the Magothy River, with its many scenic anchorages. Unwind while watching the sunset from our new waterfront restaurant: The Point Crab House & Grill (free dockage while dining), or spend the night in a tranquil slip. We have over 100 slips (up to 50'), quaint New England charm, a full service mechanical and boat care department, and a 25 ton travel-lift. Just 10 minutes north of Annapolis. Transients welcome. Visit us at www.ferrypointmarina.com or 410-544-6368.

Gratitude Marina
Chesapeake Bay | Rock Hall
Website: www.gmarina.com

The intense focus on customer care and communication combined with experienced techs trained to ABYC/ABBRA standards has guaranteed this full service yard a winning spot on "Best of the Bay" lists for many years. They install and maintain rigging, furling, electronics, refrigeration, AC, lighting and nav systems. Factory authorized for most major marine systems, they offer mechanical maintenance, repair, and repowering services as well as structural restoration and custom fabrication for wood and fiberglass. Discerning yachtsmen choose Gratitude Marina, "where experience counts."

Hartge Yacht Harbor
West River | Galesville
Website: www.hartgeyachtharbor.com

Located on the scenic West River 4 miles from the Chesapeake Bay and 12 miles south of Annapolis. Family owned since 1865, offering 260 protected slips and 60 moorings. Covered slips also available. Full Service Department with a 50-Ton travel lift and railway. Climate controlled building for spray painting. Winterizing and Decommissioning, Shrink Wrap, Cleaning, Waxing, and Brightwork services. On-site contractors for carpentry, rigging, and mechanical services. Please call for estimates. Pumpout service on-site. Winter storage available. Quiet, picturesque setting. Customer Service is our specialty.

Haven Harbour Marina
Swan Creek | Rock Hall
Website: www.havenharbour.com

Haven Harbour Marina looks like a country club, but we're a serious working yard. A complete range of marine maintenance and repair services are provided on site by specialists in mechanics, carpentry, electronics, fiberglass and gelcoat, spray painting, and air-conditioning/ refrigeration. In the office, our administrative and customer service personnel are always on hand to answer your questions or assist with problems. We provide top quality yacht repairs on time, on budget, with NO EXCUSES!

Herrington Harbour Marinas
Herring Bay | Tracey's Landing
Website: www.herringtonharbour.com

Herrington Harbour North is a full-service marina resort and yacht yard in a beautiful countryside setting. The marina has 600 slips and can accommodate boats up to 100 feet on well kept docks. The full-service or do-it-yourself yacht yard has a hauling capacity to 70 tons. A West Marine store is on site with other services available, such as engine mechanics, ship's carpentry, fiberglass repair, spray painting, canvas and sail repair, electrical, detailing, rigging and propeller shop.

J. Gordon Company, Inc.
Back Creek | Annapolis
Website: www.JGordonCo.com

Hands-on owner Marshall Larner's nearly 45 years in boating includes marina management, and extensive cruising/racing experience; which helps him effectively guide owners. Most boatyards evaluate the boat before beginning a repair job. At J. Gordon, the focus is on how, where, and how long owners intend to use their boats. The staff then lays out a plan of action to spec out minor or major projects to accommodate time and budget. Systems can be designed to be implemented in stages to fit long-range goals, and interiors or equipment can be updated without expensive do-overs. A dealer for most major manufacturers, J. Gordon is a distributor for D400 wind generators, EM-Trak AIS, Mastervolt, and Sea Recovery. Dealer inquiries invited.

Kanberra Products
New York | Lancaster NY
Website: www.kanberragel.com

Kanberra Gel® and Kanberra Spray®, the original all natural air purifiers, attack mold and bacteria, and neutralize odors onboard boats and yachts of every size. The products take the antiseptic and antifungal properties of Tea Tree Oil (TTO) airbome to provide odor and mold growth protection. Used year-round inside cabins and during seasonal storage. New Kanberra Wipes® are now available for cleaner surfaces and air with just one wipe.

Knapps Narrows Marina & Inn
Tilghman Island, MD
Website: www.knappsnarrowsmarina.com

Knapp's Narrows Marina is located just off the Chesapeake Bay at Tilghman Island. A full service boat yard with a 35 ton travel lift. We specialize in Awlgrip spray painting, blister repair, barrier coats and fiberglass repairs. We are a full service boatyard: carpentry, mechanical, electrical, rigging and bright work. We also offer low fixed rates on haul outs, dry storage, shrink wrapping, bottom painting and waxing. Our mid bay location makes our slips minutes to some of the best fishing on the bay. Monthly slips are available for fishing. Certified Clean Marina. 800-322-5181

Norton Yachts
Broad Creek | Deltaville VA
Website: www.nortonyachts.com

Norton Yachts is Deltaville's most comprehensive marina complex on Broad Creek. We are N37 33.576 W76 19.160 on the northern shore of the creek. Norton's is Best of the Bay in Boatyard, Marine Electronics, Engine Work, Marine Carpentry. You'll get the best new or brokerage boat for your money at Norton's. Norton's is the #1 Marlow Hunter Dealer in Sales and #1 in Customer Service. Norton's is a legendary tradition in the marine industry and is celebrating 65 years in business.

Pleasure Cove Marina
Bodkin Creek | Pasadena
Website: www.PleasureCoveMarina.com

The service team headed up by general manager Rick Droter, and service manager Robert Duffy provides expert service on your power or sail boat- no job is too big or too small. Our extra wide travel lift even allows us to handle catamarans. The largest climate controlled maintenance facility on the East Coast is ready to protect your boat up to 120' eliminating the need for costly winterizing and shrink wrapping. Their annual maintenance contract provides monitoring of many items on your boat. For routine maintenance, repowering, customizing, or a whole new look inside and out, Pleasure Cove, home of the yacht PURELY PLEASURE, is the place to have it done!

Porter's Seneca Marina
Seneca Creek | Middle River MD
Website: www.PortersSenecaMarina.com

Service here goes beyond the ABYC and Merc certified technicians, the 90+ years of combined experience, and the 40'x70' service building.  Since 1979, the Porter family has provided personalized, hands-on care to boats and owners.  They provide a full range of maintenance and repairs from custom fiberglass to painting and detailing to repowering to make your boat look and run like new.  As a Mercury Premier Repower Center, Porter's is well-known around the Bay for outstanding Merc service and an extensive parts inventory.  Call Ray Porter for a free estimate.

Port Annapolis Marina
Back Creek | Annapolis MD
Website: www.portannapolis.com

On an impeccably landscaped 16- acre site, Port Annapolis features 50 and 35-ton travel lifts to haul boats to 65'. You'll also find an expansive ship's store, completely stocked for do-it-yourselfers as well as all other boating supplies. On staff experts include carpentry, fiberglass, barrier coat, engine maintenance & repair, and rigging trades. Mini-storage sheds available. Also complete winterization service- including shrinkwrapping, and the care of fresh water, head, A/C and refrigeration systems.

Riverside Marine
Back River | Essex MD
Website: www.RiversideMarine.com

Riverside Marine's Service Center & Marina offers a team of factory trained and certified mechanics and technicians. We use the latest tools and computer systems to assure your issue gets properly diagnosed and fixed right the first time to get you back on the water as soon as possible. We offer a Full Menu of Maintenance and Repair Services, Off-Season Repair Discounts, a Repower Center, Winter Storage, Slips and Lift Slips, ABYC certified. Family Owned and Operated since 1976!

Spring Cove Marina
Historic Solomons | Solomons MD
Website: www.springcovemarina.com

Spring Cove Marina's full-service yard offers complete mechanical repair and maintenance, haul-out service with a 50-ton marine travel lift, an indoor facility for boats up to 60 ft. for quality Awlgrip spray painting, bottom painting and detailing and fiberglass and gelcoat repairs. The Boatyard also offers a full range of maintenance and repair services. From marine engine maintenance, repairs and repowers to troubleshooting and installation of electrical systems. The service team can handle prop and shaft work as well as mast and rigging work. Long and short term dry storage and winter storage are also available, and DIY's are also welcome. From top to bottom, Spring Cove Marina's competent staff can assist you with all your maintenance needs.

Worton Creek Marina
Worton Creek | Chestertown
Website: www.wortoncreek.com

Offering superior yacht service just 1.5 miles off the Bay, Worton Creek specializes in all aspects of refurbishment, repair, maintenance, and customizing. The staff is highly skilled in wood, fiberglass, paint (including Awlgrip/Alexseal), gas or diesel engines, ship systems and rigging.The marina handles routine bottom work to highly customized interior and exterior redesign and construction projects. The yard is widely known for the remanufacture of 31 Bertrams. Worton Creek has 25 and 70T lifts and a 7,000 sq.ft. temperature controlled workshop for year-round service. They are consistently a "Best of the Bay" winner for "Maintenance Boatyard" and "Mom & Pop Marina."