Traditional design. Modern sensibilities.

 

Gig Harbor Boat Works is the builder of a unique line of custom small boats for rowing and sailing.

 

Our boats are modern fiberglass reproductions of traditional working boats, used by people who earned their living using only wind and oar.

Introducing the 17' Salish Voyager

The newest member of our fleet, the Salish Voyager is a seaworthy small craft truly made for adventure.

Introducing the 17' Salish Voyager

The newest member of our fleet, the Salish Voyager is a seaworthy small craft truly made for adventure.

Introducing the 17' Salish Voyager

The newest member of our fleet, the Salish Voyager is a seaworthy small craft truly made for adventure.

What We Do

We build ten different rowing and sailing boat models from 8 to 17 feet in length. Click Here for a photographic overview of all the boats we build, by size (from largest to smallest).

Who We Are

We are small craft specialists, using our experience as boaters and craftsmen to create boats that combine traditional design with modern materials and conveniences. Read More about Our Philosophy.

Our Customers

We love helping people find the ideal boat for their purposes, whether it will be a ship-to-shore yacht tender, a small craft capable of its own solo adventures, or anything in between. Read Testimonials from our customers.

Available Now: Melonseed Rowboat

Built in 2013, this beautiful rowboat in classic white with custom wood trim features tandem sliding seats, storage hatches, and more.

We Sell Used Boats!

Save money and get a great quality boat without the wait for a custom build! Every used boat that we agree to sell on consignment at our shop in Gig Harbor is individually inspected to ensure it meets our high standards.

Check out our Available Now page where you can see our current used boat inventory, and sign up for notifications when the boat you’re looking for comes in.

"My entire experience with GHBW has been outstanding!"

 

“Knowledgeable, gracious, and very patient service.”