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The boatyard is situated on the Argyll coast near the Western end of the Crinan Canal – about 7 miles north of Lochgilphead and 35 miles south of Oban by road.  It is a convenient and well equipped stopping point for cruising boats.  The yard also provides services and facilities for the commercial, government and leisure markets.


There is a chandlery providing an extensive range of spares, safety equipment, clothing and much more.  Visit our Winter Offers page for special deals.

Diesel fuel, LP gas, water, showers and laundry facilities are available at the yard.

The capacity of the slips is 8′ – 12′ draft, and there is an independent hydraulic cradle for vessels up to 45 feet.

A large modern shed allows work to be carried out under cover throughout the year. Our skilled craftsmen can be relied upon to resolve nearly any marine problem.

We are approved agents for Yamaha Marine Outboard and Inboard engines and approved installers for Beta Marine engines.

Winter storage and summer moorings are also available.

General Engineering – Skipness Engineering is the general engineering arm of Crinan Boatyard.

Crinan Boatyard