Orkney’s working boatyard

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All about us;

The Boatyard in Burray is open for business once again. The boatyard was previously known as Duncan’s Boatyard a traditional timber boat builder, but had been unused for many years.

We are situated in Burray village on the west side of Burray, one of the small islands surrounding Scapa Flow, the northern hemispheres greatest natural harbour, and its linked to Orkney mainland via the Churchill barriers, here we are ideally situated to serve all our clients needs in the Northern Isles.

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The Boatyard is approx. 3600m2, the slipway with adjacent pier connects directly to the yard, and we have a shed of 400m2.

We can presently accommodate boats up to 17m length, 6m beam, and have all usual yard facilities and skills on site for any repair work, including steelwork, propellers, shafts, gearboxes, marine diesel engines, stern drives, outboards, generators, pumps, hydraulics and electrical work.

We use state of the art UHP blasting and airless spraying to provide a first class painting service in our shed, throughout the year.

We offer our commercial customers a one stop solution to all their maintenance requirements, and we can deal with everything from emergency repairs to full refits.

Our Services - We repair and maintain work boats

  • Welding and fabrication
  • Wet abrasive blasting
  • Painting
  • Engine and gearboxes
  • Hydraulics
  • Electrical work
  • Pumps, generators and auxiliaries
  • Full refits
  • Emergency repairs at the yard and on site
  • Bespoke Modifications

Contact Us

Sid Milton Ch. Eng