Boatbuilding & Restoration

This site will help you decide if Abernethy & Gaudin Boatbuilders ltd is a good fit for you and your boat. As you deciding on a yard to restore, renovate, re-power, build or re-build your boat. Our customers are our friends and we welcome you to discuss your ideas with us.


  • Abernethy & Gaudin Boatbuilders Ltd. are restorers and builders of fine wooden craft. Sail power or rowing vessels From 6-120 feet. Classic boats from Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle and beyond have been carefully built and restored at the Vancouver Island location.

  • A&G customers have confidence in their experience and often are rewarded with the the envy of other boaters. This shop offers a friendly knowledge sharing environment.

  • The focus of A&G is primarily wood construction, yet offers all other services such as Mechanical, Welding, Interior, Plumbing and Electrical.

  • Transport of any vessel from any location can be arranged by land or water.




Old wood. New life.

New frames for an old boat...

New frames for an old boat...

We service wooden boats of all kinds, shapes and sizes. Through a variety of contemporary and traditional techniques, we specialize in new construction, restorations and custom interiors. Classic and vintage power or sailboats are prime candidates for our shop.

Feature Boats >

Tradition and quality.

Abernethy & Gaudin shop.

Abernethy & Gaudin shop.

Those who appreciate wooden boats understand the value in keeping the Classics functioning, as they were designed and intended.

The Shop >

A Beautiful Ending.

Duen leaves the shop...

Duen leaves the shop...

We are fortunate to have worked on so many beautiful boats. And occasionally, we are asked to help find a new home for them.

For Sale >