The Dory Shop

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada | (902) 640-3005 |

Stories from the The Dory Shop

Restoring a Concordia 41 at the Dory Shop - Tosca - Part II

You've read about how the Concordia Yawl design came to be, and about how Dr Fitzgerald came to bring her to the beloved Dory Shop for a proper restoration into fighting sea-going form. Below we'll talk about what we found when she arrived, and the steps we've taken to restore her to her former glory and to sail for years to come.

Tosca - Part 1

Restoring a Concordia 41 at the Dory Shop of Lunenburg - Part 1 of 3.

News from the Water Cooler

How would I describe the past 12 months here at the Dory Shop? Well – I’d say one part busy; one part hectic; three parts cool. The busy and the hectic are both things easily imagined, and I don’t think I need to talk much about them. But the cool parts? Yeah – I reckon you’ll want to hear about those.

Build A Dory This October!

Join us in our historic little shop in Lunenburg for our last building class of 2017. Fresh from Italy, Bub will once again take 6 people on an interesting journey from lumber to boat.

Experienced Boat Builder Required

Lunenburg's Dory Shop is looking for an experienced boat builder to head up a great project and become a part of our unique historic company in our 100th year of operations!

Dory Building Classes

There’s an art to building a dory, and where are you better to learn that art than in Lunenburg’s historic Dory Shop!

Where the Heck did the Time Go?

Another year has flown by, and here we still are - heading toward our 100th year.

To Paint or Not To Paint - That is the Question

Have you ever wondered what happens when you don't give your boat that yearly sand and a coat of paint? Let me show you...

Winter at the Dory Shop in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Never say things don’t change in Lunenburg! Here at the Dory Shop things are busy; things are different; things are changing

A Busy Boatyard as 2015 Draws to a Close

The last few months here at the Dory Shop have been the busiest few months and lots has been happening around our yard.

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