What We Do

Minnesota boat restoration and repairRiverside Boatworks Boat Restoration and Repair has served western Lake Superior boaters since 1980. Beginning as builders of  wooden sailing yachts, we have developed our capacity to serve all branches of boating. We do:

  • Custom wooden boat design and construction
  • Repair and restoration of fine wooden boats, power and sail
  • Fiberglass repair and restoration, structural as well as cosmetic.
  • Aluminum boat building and design: Subchapter T passenger vessels, commercial craft, skiffs, and small craft.
  • Steel repair
  • Teak decking construction and maintenance
  • Brightwork finishing and repair
  • Coachwork and interiors on yachts, restoration and fabrication
  • Awlgrip finishes for all boats—this state-of-the-art finish goes far beyond a paint job and is both beautiful and enduring.
  • Winterizing and storage
  • Full boat launching services including spring maintenance work for engines, electrics, and hull
  • Boatkeeper surveys and owner coaching to help you boat safely and improve your expertise
  • Installation and troubleshooting of electrical systems and  electronics

See our Project pages for examples of what we do.

Contact us: riversideboatworks@gmail.com

Riverside Boatworks’ shop is at Harbor Cove Marina, on the harbor at 11th and Minnesota just over the Aerial Lift Bridge on Park Point in Duluth, Minnesota.

Mailing address: Riverside Boatworks, 1025 Minnesota Ave., Duluth MN 55802
Phone: 218-393-0686