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Tern Boatworks

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Tern Boatworks is located in Chester Basin, Nova Scotia and specializes in new construction, restoration and repair of traditional wooden and composite boats. Tern Boatworks offers a variety of services including: custom fibreglass work and repair, electrical and mechanical systems, spar building and rigging, paint and varnish, and custom interior design and construction. They can also complete seasonal maintenance services and manufacture bronze and aluminum boat hardware. Their facilities are available for custom pattern making, casting, machining and polishing. At Tern Boatworks, a high level of craftsmanship is of the utmost importance. Their shop is on-site at Gold River Marina and they can arrange hauling, storage and launching of the boats under their care.

Contact Info

Bruce Thompson

(902) 279-0078

242 Demont Rd, Chester Basin, NS B0J 1K0, Canada

Certified Boat Builders or MSTs

Certified Boat Builders

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