Boatyard Services

The boat building tradition at Southgates Boatyard dates back to 19th century.

Southgates provide a range of skills suitable for traditional boats and the most modern GRP.

We offer full restoration of both wooden and fiberglass boats.  Our knowledge and understanding of both wooden and GRP construction means that we can restore your pride and joy to its former glory.  We are able to tackle your project, no matter how big or small. If you’re looking to modernise your boat or wish to have a period restoration, we have the knowledge and expertise to ensure your boat turns out exactly as you had dreamed.

marine-services2We now build boats to your exacting specifications, ranging from small dinghies to luxury cruisers.  With our highly skilled team and an excellent boat-shed, we can offer a complete range of services, including the following:

  • Full re-fits
  • Lifts
  • Pressure wash and anti-fouling, (including hull polishing) with a rapid turnaround time.
  • Paintwork and varnishing
  • All aspects of BSS work
  • GRP and Wood repairs
  • Servicing and winterisation to both inboard and outboard engines
  • Prop protector supply and installation
  • Rigging Services


If there are services you can’t see that you think we should be offering, please do contact us and we’ll do our best to help.

  • Boat maintenance
  • Servicing
  • Repairs
  • Haul-out and re-launch
  • Pressure wash
  • Anti-foul
  • All other marine services by arrangement