Marine Businesses

Bristol has a number of marine businesses to provide boaters of every kind with the resources that they need year round including service, repair, upgrades and amenities, rentals, fun and recreation.

Kinder Industries

Founded in 1994, Kinder Industries Mission is to build the highest quality marine canvas products and materials, built by craftsman, designers and sailors, who understand the art of canvas making. All our products are built in the USA, with the best of American made design and innovation. Whether you are looking for Yacht canvas, one design covers, cushions or non marine related canvas products, Kinder Industries has your solution. Our company has evolved to service a wide range of clients from elite racing sailors to the most discerning sailing and powerboating yachtsmen. Winning countless sailing championships, completing multiple circumnavigations, cruising to the far reaches of the planet and all protected by our products in the harshest weather conditions on earth.

Phone: 401-253-7076
Address: 75 Tupelo Street, Units 1-4, Bristol, RI 02809

Parker Marine

Specializing in pre-owned used powerboat sales we are a full service facility dedicated to providing our customers with quality, assurance and dependability. We offer the best in sales, service, parts and accessories in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and beyond.
Parker Marine offers emergency engine repair with service at a designated slip in Bristol Harbor.

Phone: 401-254-0733
Address: 75 Tupelo Street, Units 1-4, Bristol, RI 02809

Bristol Marine

As New England's marine service experts, we combine decades of experience with a network of full-service boatyards to maximize your enjoyment on the water and the life of your craft.

Phone: 401-253-2200
Address: 99 Poppasquash Rd. Unit 1 Bristol, RI 02809

Maritime Welcome Center & Harbormaster

The Maritime Center offers a variety of amenities to boaters and the public in the Bristol area: Clean restrooms (men's, women's, and family); Coin-operated showers in all three restrooms; Coin-operated washer and dryer machines; Free Wi-Fi (public); Vending Machines (snack and drink); Change Machine (quarters); Ice (sold in 5lb, 20lb bags and 25lb block); Coffee and Detergent for sale. Our harbor staff does a tremendous job to satisfy our visitors in any possible way on the boat and in our Maritime Center with any questions or information that you may need. If you haven't already, come down to the Bristol Maritime Center and enjoy everything we offer.

Phone: 401-253-1700
Address: Thames Street, Bristol, RI 02809

D. Blount Maritime Services

Mooring & Dive Specialist serving the Towns of Bristol and Portsmouth. Mooring services offered include new mooring installation; seasonal services; inspections and mooring moves. Diving services offered include: hull cleaning; recovery of lost items; clearing fouled props; and zing inspections or replacements.

Phone: 774-994-0852
Address: Harbor, Bristol, RI 02809

Zim Sailing

Zim Sailing, based in Rhode Island, provides one-design sailboats, parts, accessories, and services to the North American market. The principals of Zim Sailing are lifelong sailing enthusiasts with boat building experience spanning over 40 years. The company engage in grass roots youth development of yacht club junior sailing programs, community sailing programs, and high school and collegiate sailing programs. Zim Sailing can be found at regattas around the country, providing support with charter boats and onsite sales and service.

Phone: (401) 237-6117
Address: 33 Broadcommon Road, Unit 1 Bristol, RI 02809

Bristol Harbor Group

Located at Bristol Marine, Bristol Harbor Group is a full-service naval architecture, marine engineering, and consulting firm. BHGI has over thirty years of experience developing conceptual, preliminary, and functional/contract level designs, construction plans, and specifications, providing regulatory liaison services, technical support and consulting services, and construction support for all types of vessels. Our company provides a variety of design, engineering, and analysis services using advanced computer modeling and design tools alongside traditional design methods to create inventive and functional designs

Phone: 401-253-4318
Address: 99 Poppasquash Rd, Bristol, RI 02809

The Herreshoff Marine Museum

Step aboard restored originals to experience the finely appointed interiors and gain a sense of what it was like to cruise aboard these historic boats, or peruse the Nathanael Greene Herreshoff Model room which holds a collection of of 500 models that are works of art themselves and a testimony to the genius of Captain Nat's design process. A range of exhibits illustrates important facets of the Herreshoff history. Besides the yachts and models, the Museum has cataloged and displayed hundreds of artifacts and memorabilia significant to the Herreshoff legacy.

Phone: 401-253-5000
Address: 1 Burnside St., Bristol, RI 02809

Guck Inc.

Guck, Inc. is a small scale boat shop offering all of the services of large marine yars without any of the associated hassles. The hard working and crafty staff can meet the demands of the most complicated repair or maintenance projects.

Phone: 401-254-5090
Address: 255 Franklin St, Bristol, RI 02809

Luther's Welding & Fabrication

Luther's Welding & Fabrication has been in business since 1937. We began as a small welding shop. In 1971 they became incorporated and began specializing in the Marine Industry two years later. With pride in our ability to fabricate from aluminum, steel and steel alloys, Luther's can produce almost anything that can be drawn. They have fabricated an array of products for a wide variety of customers in the U.S. and Canada.

Phone: (401) 253-5550
Address: 500 Wood St, Bristol, RI 02809

Custom Marine Plastics

Custom Marine Plastics use the latest industry materials combined with CNC cutting and routing, and Plastic-Welding Technology to produce true cutting edge products. All in keeping with the company's overall goal - to ensure the most functional solutions to our client's real needs, at the most economical rate, which together, will maximize their enjoyment while on the water.

Phone: 401-253-5400
Address: 281 Franklin St., Bristol, RI 02809

Aquidneck Custom Composites

ACC offers Architects, Engineers, and customers a superior product built to their specifications, including: custom boatbuilding; repairs and retrofits; commercial work; and custom fabrication of composite components.

Phone: (401) 254-6911
Address: 69 Ballou Blvd, Bristol, RI 02809

NorthCoast Boats

NorthCoast Boats designs and builds fishing boats that are rugged- to last generations, versatile- to support your inshore and offshore sport-fishing.

Phone: 888-802-2132
Address: 75 Ballou Blvd, Bristol, RI 02809

Baltic Boat Works

Baltic Boat Works specializes in the restoration, maintenance and management of classic wooden yachts. Our services include both inside and outside storage, perform full restoration work and maintenance of a growing fleet of fine wooden yachts.

Phone: (401) 924-2755
Website: Baltic Boat Works
Address: 19 Broadcommon Road, Bristol, RI, 02809

Beacon Boats

Beacon Boats, Inc. located in Bristol, Rhode Island combines traditional styling with quality materials and craftsmanship to manufacture a small boat that you will enjoy for many years to come.

Phone: (401) 253-6126
Address: 55 Belvedere Drive Bristol, RI 02809


In the tradition of great boat building, Romarine continues to build boats without compromise and needless frills. Our low maintenance models allow you to spend more time enjoying and less time maintaining. Our boats are all hand built and hand layered. Boats built to last a lifetime.

Phone: (401) 742-6972
Address: 24 Verndale Circle Bristol, RI 02809

Shannon Yachts

No brokerage firm has sold more Shannons and other sail and power boats for a higher percentage of the asking price than Shannon Yacht Brokerage. Call today to find your perfect boat or sell your boat now.

Phone: 401-253-2441
Address: 24 Verndale Circle Bristol, RI 02809

Black Duck Marine Canvas

Black Duck Marine Canvas specialized in marine enclosures, upholstery, custom covers, custom bags, and more. Located in the heart of Bristol, RI, we're a local New England company with global impact. Have a special need? Ask us! We've got a solution!

Phone: 401-919-7340
Address: 500 Wood Street, Bristol, RI 02809

International Marine Composites, Inc.

International Marine Composites in Bristol, Rhode Island are expert boat builders with lifetimes of experience in state of the art composites craftsmanship. Pearson, J-Boats, and Blue Fin have all trusted International with building and finishing their product lines. Commercial builders and private owners alike have commissioned International to engineer, build, paint and maintain.

Phone: 401-254-4322
Address: 47 Gooding Avenue, #7, Bristol, RI 02809

Thurston Sails / Quantum Sails

It's one thing to make exceptional sails, but at Quantum Sails Bristol we go even further by making your challenges our own. With superior and personalized customer service, our sail consultants are with you every step of the way as loyal advisors, friends, and fellow sailors.In our Service Department, we provide a full range of professional sail care and repair services for sails and canvas - from simple repairs to precise sail re-cuts. The first step for any project is an understanding of your needs and an evaluation in order to provide you with an accurate, up-front estimate of time and cost.

Phone: 401-254-0970
Address: 112 Tupelo Street, Bristol, RI 02809

PK Marine

PK Marine Service, Inc is a trusted boat repair and storage company location in Bristol, Rhode Island. Since 1998, the company has maintained a reputation for honesty, reliability and an unsurpassed quality of workmanship. Many of our customers are from Rhode Island, Massachusetts and the surrounding area.

Phone: 401-254-8990
Address: 86 Tupelo Street, Bristol, RI 02809

Rudder & Moorings Yacht Sales LLC

Rudders & Moorings Yacht Sales LLC - while our business is putting boat buyers and sellers together, our Facebook page is anything to do with anything on and/or under our w

Phone: 1-855-246-9628
Address: 83 Windward Lane, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809