Meet the new management team!

Both Don and Bill are USCG Licensed Captains that grew up on the waters of Guilford, CT. also spending time in the Thimbles and waters of Long Island Sound. We are focused on providing a better experience for our customers. We look forward to seeing you this season!

All of our staff continues to provide the same great service you have been accustom to. Please stop in and say hello!




Now is the time for thinking about Winterization and Shrinkwrapping. Give us a call and see what we can do for you!

Keep up with the happenings around the yard, give us a call or email and ask us how!

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Please call for 2019/2020 updated pricing, policies and rates.




Guilford Boat Yards is an Independent Marine Dealer located on the West River in Guilford, Connecticut. The Duhaime Family has owned the boat yard since 1970, and plans to continue to offer quality services for the years to come. We sell, rent, repair, store, and service boats, motors and trailers. North of the railroad bridge and well protected from the west by the knoll, Guilford Boat Yards is a friendly place to keep your boat with beautiful views of the salt marsh and the West River. The Yard is an easy and level half-mile walk from downtown Guilford and the historic Guilford Green.


Guilford Boat Yards is a dealer for Alumacraft aluminum Boats, Jon boats & fishing boats, Mercury outboards and Mercruiser I/O engines, and EZ Loader boat trailers.


We service most types of boats under 35'. Our Mercury Master Mechanic and Mercury Certified Mechanic are ready to fix any problems on Mercury, Yamaha, Force or Chrysler outboards or Mercruiser I/O.

Parts and Store

We welcome questions about parts, new or old! We stock over 4,000 parts including obsolete Chrysler outboard, Mercury, Mercruiser, and Force parts. Using Mercury's On-Line Ordering system, we can locate and order parts for Mercury, Force, and Chrysler OB, and Mercruiser I/O.