Big Pond Boat Shop


Big Pond Boat Shop is a custom builder of power and sailboats. We also supply Dudley Dix kits.

Our web site has information about us which we are adding to slowly… how to contact us  and our current projects page which is a link to our facebook page. Last year started Our Story in which we will catalogue the many projects we have been involved in.


Launched! Dark Harbour 17.5 was launched on Sunday August 4th!

Maiden voyage of the Dark Harbour 17.5, August 6, 2019, Mahone Bay. Photo by Ryerson Clark

Dark Harbour 17.5 after sea trials ready to be taken to her new home.


Our 2018 project which is commencing this fall is a Dark Harbor 17.5, a beautiful gaff sloop. We are pleased to work with the talented Laurie McGowan and JF Bedard who are interpreting the B.B. Crowninshield design as we convert to cold molded construction. Planned launch of the Dark Harbor is June 2019.


Our 2017 project was a 21’3″ cold molded Nelson Zimmer utility launch launched in July 2018.


In 2016 our project was a  Dudley Dix Designed Cape Henry 21.  We constructed the hull and the deck including the centreboard and the rudder and the owners completed the boat ready to sail.


Here is a picture of the completed project sailing in October 2017. Congratulations to the owners, they have a blog about the boat here:

Cape Henry 21 under construction 2017

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