Whether you want a full-service boatyard or an individual mechanic who will come to your home dock, you'll find that the Chesapeake region is swarming with competent well-trained service technicians and facilities. Look for ABYC (American Boat & Yacht Council; www.abycinc.org) certification to ensure the highest standards of quality and professionalism. This section was prepared by the marketing department of Chesapeake Bay Magazine.

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Bay Shore Marine
Back Creek | Annapolis
[email protected]
Website: BayshoreMarineEngines.com

For 25 years Bay Shore Marine has served the mechanical needs of boaters throughout the Chesapeake Bay area. Awarded 'Gold Plus' status as dealer for both large and small engines by Yanmar, Bay Shore has also received Best of the Bay accolades for service and the parts departments. Dealers for Yanmar, John Deere, Northern Lights/Lugger, Mercruiser, Pleasure Craft Marine/Crusader, Westerbeke/Universal, Volvo Penta. With local sales, service and the best full-service parts department, Bay Shore will get the job done right! Visit us online at: www.BayshoreMarineEngines.com

Bert Jabin Yacht Yard
Back Creek | Annapolis, MD
Website: bjyy.com

One of the largest Certified Clean Marina facilities in the Middle Bay region of the Chesapeake, BJYY is an award winning full-service facility, and our services go far beyond year round hauling and storage. Take advantage of our work area or hire from a full complement of on-site repair and maintenance companies representing virtually every single marine trade. Storage options include our high and dry Boatel, travel lift services up to 75 tons, and 200+ protected slips.

Campbell's Boatyards
Town Creek, Tred Avon River | Oxford
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Website: campbellsboatyards.com

Campbell's Boatyards has three convenient locations in Oxford. The Bachelor Pt. and Jack's Pt. facilities offer repairs/maintenance services for all boats to include awlgrip paint jobs, varnish work, repowers, carpentry services. Haul-outs/dry storage available, as well as indoor storage. Fuel dock services are available at our Jack's Pt. facility. A Certified Cummins dealer for engine sales and service at our Bachelor Pt. facility. We also offer custom yacht building. New in 2013 - Campbell's Yacht Sales at our Bachelor Pt. location!

Clarks Landing
West River | Shady Side 410-867-9550
Crab Alley Bay | Chester 410-604-4300
Website: clarkslandingsearay.com

As the Bay's boating professionals serving all boat brands, Clarks Landing has more than a 30 year reputation for quality service that is second to none. With the only mobile tech service in the region - Clarks Landing's master and certified technicians provide you with complete boat repairs anywhere, anytime, 24/7. Call us today or visit us in Shady Side, just south of Annapolis, or on Kent Island at our two waterfront marinas! Visit us on the web at www.clarkslanding.com!

Coastal Marine, Inc.
Broad Creek | Deltaville, VA
804-776-6585 | Fax: 804-776-7304
[email protected]
Website: coastalmarinerepairs.com

Conveniently located at the mouth of the Rappahannock River in Broad Creek, Deltaville. Coastal Marine is a full service power and sail repair facility with a 50 ton marine travelift. We have a complete engine and mechanical shop and specialize in mechanical upgrades and repower. We are an authorized Mercury outboard and Crusader engine sales and service dealer with fully certified technicians. Coastal Marine is a compact facility providing consistent high quality professional service meeting or exceeding ABYC standards. We value our customers and consider them family. Please visit our experienced staff. Call at (804)776-6585 or email at [email protected]. Website: coastalmarinerepairs.com

Deltaville Marina & Boatyard
Jackson Creek | Deltaville, VA
Websites: deltavillemarina.com

Family owned and operated. We are American Boat & Council Standards accredited which means we are trained to provide the level of quality, knowledge and expertise your boat deserves when she comes in for repairs or maintenance. Our rates are reasonable so you don't have to trust the love of your life to just anyone. Now you can enjoy the confidence of ABYC certified service at reasonable rates.

Deltaville Yachting Center
18355 Puller Road | Deltaville VA
Website: www.dycboat.com

Owned and operated since 2001 by Lew & Onna Grimm, DYC is a clean boatyard & marina providing traditional value & quality service.  The ABYC, Cummins, Yanmar, Harken, Onan & Cruisair trained marine technicians & support staff give each boater personal attention.  Voted Best of The Bay for: Boatyard, Mom & Pop Marina, Engine Work, Canvas/Sail Work, Electronics, Fuel Dock, Environmental Marina.  Long & short term storage in slips, hi-dri boatel or boatyard with 50T travel lift. Services include rigging inspections/repairs; gelcoat/fiberglass and paint refinish; refrigeration, generator & A/C repair & installs; gas & diesel engine repair & installs;marine electrical & electronic repair & installs; winterization & spring commissioning.  Service center & dealer for Catalina Yachts and Carolina Classic Boats.  Mainship & Albin specialists. We look forward to helping you enjoy boating.

Engines 1
3504 Shipwright St | Portsmouth VA
[email protected]
Website: www.engines1.com

Engines1 has served the marine industry for almost 50 years.  We sell, service and support boating equipment for the more discriminating owner.  Our lines include Westerbeke Engines and Generators, Universal Diesel Engines, Energy1 AGM Batteries, Webasto Climate Control, Isotherm Refrigeration and Heaters, AXI Fuel Maintenance, Pyrogen Fire Suppression and a list of parts manufacturers that support these products.  When you want equipment that lasts and support for years to come call us.....you will be glad you did.  We can be reached on the web, by email or by phone.

Ferry Point Marina
Website: www.ferrypointmarina.com

Discover picturesque Ferry Point Marina. Enjoy a convenient weekend escape on the Magothy River, with its many scenic anchorages. Unwind while watching the sunset from our new waterfront restaurant: The Point Crab House & Grill (free dockage while dining), or spend the night in a tranquil slip. We have over 100 slips (up to 50'), quaint New England charm, a full service mechanical and boat care department, and a 25 ton travel-lift. Just 10 minutes north of Annapolis. Transients welcome. Visit us at www.ferrypointmarina.com or 410-544-6368.

Formula X2
Formula X2 CORP | Warrenton, VA

FORMULA X2 is the most complete fuel additive on the market today and the only one that removes water from fuel systems, gasoline or diesel, in any engine 2 or 4 stroke. Once the water has been cleared from the fuel system it will prevent ethanol enriched fuels ability to absorb water from the atmosphere and stop diesel algae and bacteria growth. It is also an excellent fuel system cleaner and stabilizer. Dan Lowery, the distributor for the Chesapeake Bay area & NC is setting up a dealer network. Dan has tested this product in all areas and after 51 years in import auto service and marine service feels there is no match for Formula X2's abilities, and we can prove it!

Gratitude Marina
Chesapeake Bay | Rock Hall
Website: www.gmarina.com

The intense focus on customer care and communication combined with experienced techs trained to ABYC/ABBRA standards has guaranteed this full service yard a winning spot on "Best of the Bay" lists for many years. They install and maintain rigging, furling, electronics, refrigeration, AC, lighting and nav systems. Factory authorized for most major marine systems, they offer mechanical maintenance, repair, and repowering services as well as structural restoration and custom fabrication for wood and fiberglass. Discerning yachtsmen choose Gratitude Marina, "where experience counts."

Hartge Yacht Harbor
West River | Galesville
Website: www.hartgeyachtharbor.com

Located on the scenic West River 4 miles from the Chesapeake Bay and 12 miles south of Annapolis. Family owned since 1865, offering 260 protected slips and 60 moorings. Covered slips also available. Full Service Department with a 50-Ton travel lift and railway. Climate controlled building for spray painting. Winterizing and Decommissioning, Shrink Wrap, Cleaning, Waxing, and Brightwork services. On-site contractors for carpentry, rigging, and mechanical services. Please call for estimates. Pumpout service on-site. Winter storage available. Quiet, picturesque setting. Customer Service is our specialty.

Hartge Yacht Yard
West River | Galesville, MD
Website: hartgeyachtharbor.com

For over 30 years Alex Schlegel and his crew of talented and dedicated craftsman fulfilled boat owners service, repair and refit needs at Hartge Yacht Yard on Lerch Creek in Galesville. Five years ago when the lease expired he moved to the north side of Galesville. Today you can find that same depth of skill and expertise from the same team, they've just moved around the corner to Tenthouse Creek off West River. Alex and his crew have transformed the former Woodfield Fish and Oyster Company into a bustling service yard where all of your boats' service needs are met. The location has changed, but the quality, standards and depth of experience remain the same.

Haven Harbour Marina
Swan Creek | Rock Hall
Website: www.havenharbour.com

Haven Harbour Marina looks like a country club, but we're a serious working yard. A complete range of marine maintenance and repair services are provided on site by specialists in mechanics, carpentry, electronics, fiberglass and gelcoat, spray painting, and air-conditioning/ refrigeration. In the office, our administrative and customer service personnel are always on hand to answer your questions or assist with problems. We provide top quality yacht repairs on time, on budget, with NO EXCUSES!

Herrington Harbour Marinas
Herring Bay | Tracey's Landing
Website: www.herringtonharbour.com

Herrington Harbour North is a full-service marina resort and yacht yard in a beautiful countryside setting. The marina has 600 slips and can accommodate boats up to 100 feet on well kept docks. The full-service or do-it-yourself yacht yard has a hauling capacity to 70 tons. A West Marine store is on site with other services available, such as engine mechanics, ship's carpentry, fiberglass repair, spray painting, canvas and sail repair, electrical, detailing, rigging and propeller shop.

Hinckley Yacht Services
202 Banks St. | Oxford, MD
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Website: hinckleyyachtservices.com/Service/Oxford/Default.php

Hinckley service is an affordable luxury available not only to Hinckley owners, but to all owners of power and sail boats in the Chesapeake boating community. In fact, the majority of the service work we perform is on boats other than Hinckley's. The Chesapeake facility is staffed by full-time, Hinckley-trained professionals, offering fully warranted services ranging from engine repairs and repowers to custom carpentry to full electronics upgrades. Climate controlled indoor storage and mobile service is also available. Contact us to discuss a refit of your boat this winter.

J. Gordon Company, Inc.
Back Creek | Annapolis
Website: www.JGordonCo.com

Hands-on owner Marshall Larner's nearly 45 years in boating includes marina management, and extensive cruising/racing experience; which helps him effectively guide owners. Most boatyards evaluate the boat before beginning a repair job. At J. Gordon, the focus is on how, where, and how long owners intend to use their boats. The staff then lays out a plan of action to spec out minor or major projects to accommodate time and budget. Systems can be designed to be implemented in stages to fit long-range goals, and interiors or equipment can be updated without expensive do-overs. A dealer for most major manufacturers, J. Gordon is a distributor for D400 wind generators, EM-Trak AIS, Mastervolt, and Sea Recovery. Dealer inquiries invited.

Knapps Narrows Marina & Inn
Chesapeake Bay | Tilghman Island, MD
Website: knappsnarrowsmarina.com

Knapp's Narrows Marina is located just off the Chesapeake Bay at Tilghman Island. A full-service boat yard with a 35-ton travel lift, we specialize in Awlgrip spray painting, blister repair, barrier coats and fiberglass repairs. In addition to our specialties, we offer full services for carpentry, mechanical, electrical, rigging and bright work. We also offer low fixed rates on haul outs, dry storage, shrink wrapping, bottom painting and waxing. Our mid-Bay location makes our slips minutes to some of the best fishing on the Bay. Monthly slips are available for fishing. Certified Clean Marina. 800-322-5181.

Maryland Marina
Middle River | Middle River, MD
Website: marylandmarina.net

For over 68 years, four generations of the Miskiewicz family have spread down-to-earth hospitality to every part of this sprawling, well-kept facility. In addition to a working yard, the grounds offer a mini-park with picnic area and playground. The large, well-stocked marine store has prices to rival any of the chains and the knowledgeable staff can answer your questions. Full-service & repairs, spar and rigging specialists, winter storage, 200 trailer boat spaces. Transients are welcome here, and find themselves made so comfortable they never want to leave.

Port Annapolis Marina
Back Creek | Annapolis MD
Website: www.portannapolis.com

On an impeccably landscaped 16- acre site, Port Annapolis features 50 and 35-ton travel lifts to haul boats to 65'. You'll also find an expansive ship's store, completely stocked for do-it-yourselfers as well as all other boating supplies. On staff experts include carpentry, fiberglass, barrier coat, engine maintenance & repair, and rigging trades. Mini-storage sheds available. Also complete winterization service- including shrinkwrapping, and the care of fresh water, head, A/C and refrigeration systems.

Riverside Marine
Back River | Essex MD
Website: www.RiversideMarine.com

Riverside Marine's Service Center & Marina offers a team of factory trained and certified mechanics and technicians. We use the latest tools and computer systems to assure your issue gets properly diagnosed and fixed right the first time to get you back on the water as soon as possible. We offer a Full Menu of Maintenance and Repair Services, Off-Season Repair Discounts, a Repower Center, Winter Storage, Slips and Lift Slips, ABYC certified. Family Owned and Operated since 1976!

Scandia Marina
Whitehall Creek | Annapolis, MD
[email protected]
Website: ScandiaMarineCenter.com

SMC's mission is to provide power and sailboat owners with a full complement of high quality marine services at reasonable rates with confidence. Now located at Whitehall Marina off the deep water of Whitehall Creek, SMC offers a full service marina exp. w/ 35ton marine travel lift, & inside/outside land storage. We specialize in the repair and service of everything on your boat. Our professional, responsive service team has over 30 years of exp. ABYC certified and fully insured. We offer full mobile service to the Chesapeake Bay reg and after hrs/emergency service calls. All major CC accepted.

Spring Cove Marina
Historic Solomons | Solomons MD
Website: www.springcovemarina.com

Spring Cove Marina's full-service yard offers complete mechanical repair and maintenance, haul-out service with a 50-ton marine travel lift, an indoor facility for boats up to 60 ft. for quality Awlgrip spray painting, bottom painting and detailing and fiberglass and gelcoat repairs. The Boatyard also offers a full range of maintenance and repair services. From marine engine maintenance, repairs and repowers to troubleshooting and installation of electrical systems. The service team can handle prop and shaft work as well as mast and rigging work. Long and short term dry storage and winter storage are also available, and DIY's are also welcome. From top to bottom, Spring Cove Marina's competent staff can assist you with all your maintenance needs.

Sunset Harbor Marina
1651 Browns Rd. | Essex, MD
Website: SunsetHarbor.com

Celebrating 20 years of quality service, Sunset Harbor Marina offers Baltimore County's only fully enclosed indoor boatel storage for powerboats to 38'. Our service department is second to none in the area, with ABYC Certified Techs, Premier Mercruiser service, and Certified Volvo service. We are a dealer for Flexiteek, the original synthetic marine decking. We also offer bulkhead slips for powerboats to 42' and pier slips for boats to 30', all situated on a quiet creek, within a gated yard.

Tolchester Marina, Inc.
Chesapeake Bay | Chestertown, MD
Website: TolchesterMarina.com

Tolchester Marina is the ideal destination for those looking for a peaceful setting to bring their families. Our protected harbor has direct access to the bay. Tolchester Marina is a full service marina with over 125 years of combined boat repair experience. Our factory trained mechanics have performed hundreds of repowers. Amenities include a restaurant, swimming pool, beach and beach bar with weekend entertainment. Visit Tolchester Marina, the best kept secret on the Bay.

Worton Creek Marina
Worton Creek | Chestertown
Website: www.wortoncreek.com

Offering superior yacht service just 1.5 miles off the Bay, Worton Creek specializes in all aspects of refurbishment, repair, maintenance, and customizing. The staff is highly skilled in wood, fiberglass, paint (including Awlgrip/Alexseal), gas or diesel engines, ship systems and rigging.The marina handles routine bottom work to highly customized interior and exterior redesign and construction projects. The yard is widely known for the remanufacture of 31 Bertrams. Worton Creek has 25 and 70T lifts and a 7,000 sq.ft. temperature controlled workshop for year-round service. They are consistently a "Best of the Bay" winner for "Maintenance Boatyard" and "Mom & Pop Marina."