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.

Now Hiring: Boat Builder

Gig Harbor Boat Works is now hiring! We're seeking another full time boat builder for our Gig Harbor assembly/finishing shop, as we've recently been able to pick up the pace of production on the fiberglass side of the operation, and now need another set of hands on...

Used Boats are in demand!

Do you have a gently used Gig Harbor Boat Works boat that you’re thinking of selling? Let us know first! We have a long list of people looking for our boats, and would love to be able to offer yours on consignment. Email us here or give us a call at 253-851-2126!

 

"My entire experience with GHBW has been outstanding!"

 

“Knowledgeable, gracious, and very patient service.”