Boat Building

At Atlantic Canada’s A.F. Theriault Boatyard, we pride ourselves on offering the very finest boat building and vessel construction available. For over 70 years we have been building boats of up to 150’ for a wide range of uses to very exacting standards. From fishing boats and windcats, to fireboats, ferries, fast patrol boats and more, we have the experience and skills you need. Please take the time to look through our extensive catalogue of boats and contact us about building the boat to serve your requirements.

Pleasure Boats

A.F. Theriault & Son boatyard builds the finest of pleasure yachts. These vessels include steel and aluminum ocean-cruising yachts, as well as high speed mono and multi hull designs. They are built with aluminum or advanced composites. Interior finish design and fabrication are completed in house to owner specifications or in conjunction with owner's designers.

Fire Boats

A.F. Theriault & Son Boatyard is a manufacturer of high-performance fireboats. They are designed and built to owner's specification and operational requirements. They can be configured for remote and manual operation of the firefighting systems. All vessels are built to Transport Canada Marine Safety, United States Coast Guard and to Class, if required.

Fishing Boats

Our boatyard builds a wide variety of fishing boats for both the Domestic and International fishing industry. The vessel fabrication includes composites, steel and aluminum construction to Transport Canada Marine Safety Small Fishing Regulations and Large Fishing Vessel Regulation. Our boats are built to Class as well if required.

Ferries

We build passenger boats and ferries for a wide range of clients and uses. Construction of commercial passenger vessels includes auto/passenger ferries built to Transport Canada Marine Safety standards as well as to Class, if required. Boat construction includes steel, aluminum, composites or a combination of these.

Pilot Boats

A.F. Theriault & Son are builders of pilot boats of the most robust construction. Manufactured in aluminum, they are able to provide fast and efficient operation at speeds necessary for the transfer of pilots. They’re designed and built to be fully compliant with Lloyd’s Register and Transport Canada Marine Safety Regulations.

Barges

We build robust commercial barges fabricated in aluminum for a variety of purposes, such as, transporting building materials, aquaculture, pollution control, etc. All our barge boats are manufactured to the highest standard of quality in both workmanship and materials, and are fully compliant with Transport Canada Marine Safety Small Commercial Vessel Regulations.

Work Boats

A.F. Theriault & Son boatyard builds a wide variety of commercial workboats, including catamaran-style offshore workboats, oil pollution response vessels, high speed crew boats, tug and tow boats as well as scientific research vessels for commercial and government clients, both domestic and international. All vessels and are fully compliant with Transport Canada Marine Safety Small Commercial Vessel Regulations as well as to Class, if required.

Patrol Boats

We are builders of both commercial and government fast patrol boats, fabricated in steel and aluminum or a combination of these. Our boats, both monohull or catamaran, are built to various offshore and coastal, high-speed vessel standards as well as well as ice strengthening or ballistics ratings, if required. All vessels built to Transport Canada Marine Safety, United States Coast Guard and to Class, if required.

Contact Info

A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd.
P.O. Box 10
9027 Highway 1
Meteghan River
Nova Scotia
B0W 2L0   Canada

Phone: 902.645.2327
Fax: 902.645.2174
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Currently in production:

100-foot Production Barge for Cooke Aquaculture - Hull S807

50-foot Fiberglass Lobster Boat - Hull F832

79-foot HRM Passenger Ferry - Hull S841

79-foot HRM Passenger Ferry - Hull S842

50-foot Steel Lobster Boat - Hull S843

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