Brown's Boatyard Blog

Spring Recommissioning Guide

Finally, it’s starting to feel like spring here in Guilford; a mild winter gave way to an unseasonably cold spring but it finally feels like it’s time to get the boats back in the water.  Many of our customers hire us to provide seasonal service so we’re busy prepping...

Chaffinch Island Road is raised

If you haven't been to Brown's Boatyard via land lately, you are in for a surprise. As many know, our boatyard was inaccessible during fuller high tides. The state has rectified that and are putting the finishing touches on a project to raise Chaffinch Island Road by...

Proud ValvTect Dealer

Here at Brown's Boatyard, we are proud to be a provider of ValvTect marine-grade diesel and gasoline. When you consider your options in marine fuel, think about this:  your boat's engine operates at higher RMPs and loads than your car or truck engine. Also, your...

Eager to hear your comments

Hello there. Well, the West River is no longer frozen, the Ospreys are back and it's got all of us here at Brown's Boat Yard very excited and working hard to get the marina and your boats ready for the upcoming boating season. It also feels like a good time to ask,...

Mid-Summer Quick-haul

For the months of July and August, Brown's Boatyard offers a mid-summer quick haul special. The special includes a quick-haul, power wash and bottom inspection all for $10/foot. Normally priced at $14/foot ($10 for the haul and $4 for the wash and waste-water...

Wednesday Night Fuel Deals

Looking for a deal on marine gasoline or diesel? Well look no further than Brown's Boat Yard on a Wednesday night. Our fuel costs are reduced by 10 cents Wednesday night. We are open on Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fuel goes fast though so make sure you give...

Brown’s Boat Butler Service

It's Friday afternoon at 3 and two more projects just landed on your desk with the hope (read demand!) that they be finished before the weekend. Your expected arrival time at the marina has just shifted to 30 minutes before sunset and any hope for a sunset cruise has...

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