The Dory Shop

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada | (902) 640-3005 | info@doryshop.com

Stories from the The Dory Shop


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.

Building & Racing & Dories & Whatnot

A very busy few months at Lunenburg's Dory Shop makes for an interesting read. Here's a taste of what we've been up to and what we'll get into next!

And So Ends Another Successful Dory Class

After two weeks of hard work and a lot of laughs, we have come to the end of our Spring Dory Building Class and today celebrated the official launch of the class dory.

Spring Has Arrived at the Dory Shop!

Our busy little shop up the top of Bluenose Drive is getting into gear for Spring.

Spring means it's time to build a dory!

Winter is leaving us (please leave us, winter)and with the melting snow, thawing ocean and muddy yards comes a hankering for wooden boat building.

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