Marine Services

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; certification to ensure the highest standards of quality and professionalism. This section was prepared by the marketing department of Chesapeake Bay Magazine


Annapolis Cruisair Inc

Annapolis Maryland   



We have been a family business since 1957. We provide sales, service and installation. We have an extensive deale network that can  provide top notch service.We are distributors for Dometic Marine Products including Marine Air & Cruisair airconditioners , Breath easy Air Puification systems ,Waeco/Adler Barber/Grunert refrigeration & ESKIMO ICE machines. We are a distributor for GPS air purification units , Spectra Watermakers and Katadyne water systems. We also offer a full line of Vitrifrigo Marine Refrigerators and Refrigeration products , ULINE and Raritan icemakers, Kohler and Fischer Panda generators & Espar diesil and Aux heating system.


Bay Shore Marine

Back Creek    /Bert Jabins Yacht Yard    

Annapolis, MD



For more than 25 years Bay Shore Marine has served the mechanical needs of boaters throughout the Chesapeake Bay area. Awarded 'Gold Plus'    Dealer   status for both large and small engines by Y ANMAR   , Bay Shore has also received    multiple   Best of the Bay accolades for   our   service and       parts departments. Dealers for Yanmar   Marine Engines   , John Deere   Marine Engines   , Northern Lights   Generators   ,   Cummins Marine Engines,   Westerbeke   Generators & Engines,Universal MarineEngines   Volvo Penta Gasoline Engines & Drives & Mercruiser Engines & Drives.   With local sales, service and the best full-service parts department   on the Bay   ,Bay Shore   can handle all your marine propulsion needs .   Visit us online   , Use our on-line store for 24-7 parts ordering , UPS shipping daily


Campbell's Boatyards   

Town Creek, Tred Avon River | Oxford     


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. A Certified Cummins dealer for engine sales and service at our Bachelor Pt. facility. We also offer custom yacht building. Campbell's Yacht Sales at our Bachelor Pt. location!


Chesapeake Yacht Sales at Deltaville Yacht Center   

18355 Puller Road | Deltaville VA    



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: Best Small Marina, Best Boatyard, Best Marina for Natural Environment, Best Engine Work, Best Electronics Work, Best General Repairs.  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 & Albemarle, The Carolina Classic.  Mainship & Albin specialists. We look forward to helping you enjoy boating.


Fairwinds Marina

Magothy River 

Annapolis, MD



Fairwinds Marina keeps your boat running smoothly with the region's premier repair facility.  Our award winning senior mechanics each have over 30 years of experience, and boast the elite achievement of the industry's highest level of training, Yamaha Master Technician.  We service all portable outboards up to 20hp, 1994 and newer.  Our certified expertise in maintenance and repair includes:

  • -Yamaha Master Technician
  • -Five Star Certified Technician
  • -Yamaha Advanced Systems
  • -Yamaha Advanced Troubleshooting
  • -Evinrude Certified Technician
  • -OMC Cobra Service Training
  • -Mercruiser Systems Certified Technician
  • -American Boat & Yacht Council Marine 
  • -Electrical Certified Technician


Hartge Yacht Harbor   

West River | Galesville   



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


Hartge Yacht Yard    

West River | Galesville, MD    



Family owned and operated since 1865, when Emile Alexander Hartge built his first boat. HYY is a full service boatyard with 25 employees experienced in extensive refits & upgrades. Classic and wooden boat repair and restoration is our specialty-from Trumpys to Concordia Yawls to Bay builts. We take pride in our work and believe in keeping customers informed and finishing jobs as promised at fair and honest pricing. All traditional marine services provided plus metal fabrication, carpentry, rigging, electronics, safety inspections and insurance work. Two travelifts and Brownell trailer for efficient hauling and 18T crane. Year round slips, 500' alongside, and dry storage for 80 boats. 


Haven Harbor Marina   

Swan Creek | Rock Hall   



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   



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.


Knapps Narrows Marina   

Tilghman Island, MD   



Knapp's Narrows Marina is located justoff the Chesapeake Bay at Tilghman Island. A full-service boat yard witha 35-ton travel lift, we specialize in A\wlgrip spray painting, blister repair, barrier coats and fiberglass repairs. In addition to our specialties, we offer fullservices for carpentry, mechanical, electrical, rigging and bright work. We aloffer 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's Yacht Sales   

Deltaville, VA   



Norton Yachts Marine Service is one of Deltaville's most comprehensive full service facilities. Our boatyard offers a wide range of quality sail and powerboat repair and maintenance capabilities since 1948. Norton Yachts is a  Jeanneau, Raymarine, Fischer Panda, and Yanmar dealer. Our technicians know the fine points of all the products we sell. Our friendly crew will make sure that your boat, engine, or electronics are well taken care of and working properly when returned to you. Norton Yachts has ranked #1 in Hunter Customer Service for 20 consecutive years.


Port Annapolis Marina   

Back Creek | Annapolis MD   



In an impeccably landscaped 16- acre site, Port Annapolis features 75 and 50-ton travel lifts to haul boats 20'-80' and up to 26' wide. 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. 


Porter's Seneca Marina   

Seneca Creek | Middle River MD   



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.


Spring Cove Marina      

Historic Solomons | Solomons MD   



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




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."


Zahniser's Yachting Center  

Back Creek | Solomons  



Zahniser's, located in Historic Solomons Island, is the mid-Bay's most comprehensive marine facility serving Power & Sail. Providing professional and courteous service, ZYC offers a full-service repair yard. Services include Hauling up to 75 ton / 2nstallations, Painting, and Rigging. Visit our website and see why Zahniser's is voted "Best of the Bay". Call Service Manager, Craig Bumgarner to discuss your repair needs. 


Zimmerman Marine   

Mobjack Bay | Mathews, VA   

Broad Creek | Deltaville, VA   

Herrington Harbour | Deale, MD   

Southport | Southport, NC   




For more than three decades, Zimmerman Marine has specialized in boat maintenance, repairs, and refits. At each of our four locations: Southport NC to Annapolis MD, you'll find a service yard small enough to know you and your boat personally, backed by a company large enough to support the expertise and equipment required to service modern boats. We provide engine repairs, repowers, marine electricians, cosmetic repairs, fiberglass structural repairs, spray painting, varnish application, yacht carpentry, interior modifications, and custom boatbuilding.