The Dory Shop

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

Stories from the The Dory Shop

Restoring the Picton Castle’s Monomoy Longboat

We have an interesting job at The Dory Shop happening now.


In 1996, after finding and sailing this ship from Norway, the 140’ MV Picton Castle steamed from New York to Lunenburg to begin the big refit and rigging that would make this ship into a beautiful bluewater square-rigger. On the way she put into New Bedford, Massachusetts to pick up a pile of 20” and 12” steel…