The Dory Shop

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

Stories from the The Dory Shop


Results of this weekend’s International Dory Races

The harbour was busy this past weekend in Lunenburg as spectators gathered to watch the US and Canadian dory teams race for gold. With music playing, flags flying and crowds cheering it was quite the atmosphere to be a part of and I really can’t wait until we get to do it again!

Lunenburg's big weekend: International Dory Races!

Come to Lunenburg's historic waterfront this weekend and cheer on the US & Canadian competitors.

We’ve set the dates for our next dory course

Join us September 22 to October 3 to build a traditional wooden Banks dory in our historic waterfront shop

Are you ready to get out on the water this summer?

While we generally build-to-order, we do have a few rowing dories, a Nutshell pram and one of our popular Cross Island skiffs in stock and ready-to-go!

Dory race eliminations this weekend!

Join us on the Lunenburg waterfront June 14 to cheer on teams seeking to compete for Canada at the International Dory Races in Gloucester, MA

Come see the new race dories, support CDRA!

We're celebrating Lunenburg's 261st birthday on June 7th with an Open House and barbecue in support of the Canadian Dory Racing Association

Class celebrates launch

Our spring dory building class wrapped up a successful two-week session with the launch of their newly-constructed boat, the Banks dory ERIKA

Sweet Swampscott for sale

The Dory Shop’s been asked to help find a buyer for a sweet 17-foot Swampscott dory, built last year at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax.

Build a dory with us!

There’s still one space available in our next dory building course, taking place May 12-23, 2014, at our historic shop here on the edge of the Old Town Lunenburg UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nova Scotia, Canada.

New dories for Canada

The Winter Olympics at Sochi have us feeling a tad patriotic these days. And so does our latest project – four new dories for the Canadian Dory Racing Association!

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