Crocker’s Boat Yard offers customers a full range of boat services. Whether you are looking for annual storage and maintenance, or a full restoration, we have the people and equipment to handle the job. Crocker’s operates a 35-ton marine travellift, a 35-ton crane with 125′ of boom, a 20-ton yard trailer and a 10-ton over-the-road trailer for hauling and moving boats. Our experts operate out of three yards, the lower and upper yards in Manchester and a satellite location in Essex, Massachusetts, which gives us enough storage space for up to 200 boats. We do offer local moving for boats up to 30 ft. on our own trailer to and from our yards. Local and long distance moving can be arranged from our yard to yours for boats up to 45 ft.
We have the knowledge and capabilities to handle everything from simple maintenance to complete systems upgrades. Our mechanics are ready to handle any job on gas or diesel engines, generators, refrigeration, air conditioning, bow thrusters, heaters, windlasses, and tank replacement. We are Westerbeke and Crusader dealers and are experienced on many other major manufacturers.
Electrical and Electronics
Crocker’s offer’s a full range of electrical services, complete rewiring
and electronic installations of all the latest equipment, as well as repairs, upgrades and diagnostics of your existing systems, battery charging, monitoring, alternators, galvanic isolators and inverters. All work is performed by ABYC certified technicians.
Crocker’s Boat Yard is well known for it’s long history of work on wooden boats, from building boats when the yard started in 1946, to repairs and restorations that we do now. Whether you need major structural work, custom cabinetry or teak trim on your fiberglass boat, we can handle the job.
Fiberglass and Refinishing
Our paint and varnish crew regularly turn out top quality yacht finishes; interior and exterior paint and varnish, spars, race bottoms, Awl-grip touchups, compound and buffing – anything that you want to make look new again, we will take care of it.
We offer a wide variety of rigging services from maintenance of existing systems to complete re-rigs. Our services include jib and mainsail furling systems, vangs, running and standing rigging, winches, deck hardware, lifelines, mooring pendants, docking lines, masthead gear, modern and traditional. Crocker’s is a Selden Regional Service Center and a New England Ropes dealer, and can provide hardware from a wide variety of manufacturers
Dock Building & Repair