MacDougalls’ has in house ABYC Master Technicians, our expert technicians are here for all your marine maintenance and project needs. We provide carpentry, canvas, sail, rigging, paint, varnish, fiberglass, engine, electronics, electrical, and plumbing services.


From basic maintenance and repairs of inboard and outboard engines to complete repowers of large vessels, MacDougalls’ has technicians ready for the task that are certified by Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit, Yanmar, Volvo, MAN, Westerbeke, Northern Lights, Yamaha, and Mercury. MacDougalls’ has a dedicated engine repair shop with the latest diagnostic and repair tools.

  • Year round staff for fast turnaround time
  • Oil changes to full fuel system service
  • Drive, propeller, transmission repairs
  • Underwater gear service
  • Jet and outdrives
  • In-house starter and alternator repair
  • Onsite welding & machining shop for manufacturing of unique parts
  • Manufacturer parts warehouse and store
  • Full-service engine tune-ups and maintenance


  • MacDougalls’ Electronics Department offers the finest electronics products, from GPS, radar, satellite, audio & video, and communications to integrated marine instrumentation, safety beacons, and fish-finders. Famed throughout the world, our electronics department has the capability to design and install complex electronics installations to meet the needs of any yachts, large or small. We have an experienced team of trained and certified technicians, fully equipped to travel to your location to perform system installations, start-up, and calibration.
  • MacDougalls’ offers electronics products from all leading manufacturers. Our long established policy is to sell and service only superior equipment that meets our own exacting standards for quality, reliability, performance, and price.
  • MacDougalls’ service personnel are FCC licensed and NMEA certified technicians. Our installations are made in strict accordance to the manufacturers’ specifications and warranty requirements.
  • We provide both warranty and post-warranty service for every manufacturer whose products we sell. We also maintain an inventory of key replacement parts. Our mobile maintenance vans provide services throughout New England. Worldwide service can be arranged.


We specialize in repairs and upgrades of marine electrical systems, including power management, rewiring, bonding, HVAC, high voltage systems, batteries, multiplex systems, and solar panels. We use only equipment and materials that are rated for marine application by The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC).

Let us service, repair or upgrade your onboard plumbing. We install tanks, hoses, pumps, fittings, and complete HVAC, refrigeration, watermakers, accumulation, and fresh and saltwater head systems.

  • Full time staff of trained and certified technicians
  • VacuFlush certified
  • Onsite parts warehouse and store
  • Year round staff for fast turnaround time

We specialize in repairs and upgrades of marine electrical systems, including power management, rewiring, bonding, HVAC, high voltage systems, batteries, multiplex systems, and solar panels. We use only equipment and materials that are rated for marine application by the The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC).


From minor cracks and blemishes to extensive damage, we can handle all your boat fiberglass repair needs. We only use the best fiberglass materials. Our quality technicians have decades of experience and guarantee the best yacht fiberglass repair & refinishing in the Northeast.

  • Bullet-proof structural work.
  • Large full service facility.
  • Specialized in insurance and structural repairs of large vessels.
  • Bristol finishes.
  • Free boat and yacht hull inspections, verbal estimates, and second opinions on boat fiberglass repairs.


Yacht carpentry is an art that has been passed on from craftsman to apprentice at MacDougalls’ since 1938. No matter the age or size of your yacht, we can take care of you. We have full time, in-house shipwrights, cabinet makers, and joiners specializing in repairs, alterations, interior refits, soundproofing, teak decks, wooden boat restoration, and spar building.

We use only the best, marine grade materials. Our carpenters make sure that our work can withstand the physical stresses and weather conditions your yacht is exposed to. We use high performance plywood and treated exotic woods and can color, stain, coat, and finish to the highest quality standards. Our carpentry shop is ventilated, as well as temperature and moisture controlled to guarantee the best possible finish.


  • Full spar and outrigger service
  • Furling Systems, Harken, Leisure-Furl, Hood, Profurl, and Reckman
  • In house swaging and splicing
  • Architectural rigging
  • Winch and hardware service and installations, hydraulic and electric

Paint & Varnish

Our painters are experts in surface preparation, fairing, and coating application with a high-gloss finish. Our comprehensive yacht painting services include soda blasting, fiberglass, gelcoat recoating, full Awlgrip paint jobs, and detailing.   What makes MacDougalls’ unique?

  • Bulletproof structural lamination
  • State of the art laminar flow paint spray booth
  • Vessel pick-up and return delivery
  • “Invisible” repairs
  • Largest paint booth facility in Cape Cod (up to 80ft LOA and 30ft in height)
  • Fast turn-around

Sail & Canvas

MacDougalls’ sail loft offers new sail production of racing and cruising sails for boats of all sizes as well complete repair, conversions, and cleaning services. Our sail loft also produces custom canvas accessories, covers, dodgers, and enclosures.

  • EZ2CY licensed crystal clear enclosures
  • Authorized North Sails loft
  • Year round sail storage

Our shop also makes custom cushions, upholstery, and carpets for interior rebuilds.