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Address: 175 Bluenose Drive, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
Phone Number: 902 640-3005
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For more than 90 years, The Dory Shop has been building traditional Banks...

For more than 90 years, The Dory Shop has been building traditional Banks dories and other classic wooden boats for fishermen and recreational boaters. Located on the waterfront in Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is one of the oldest continuing production commercial wooden boat shops in North America and a delight for lovers of wood and boats. See dories and even wooden schooners on the build. Boat building classes also offered.

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A moment in time!

We were very fortunate to stop by when the dory builder, Jay, was there, and he chatted about the big dory that he was fixing for the ship the Picton Castle, in the harbour . A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 26, 2015
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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We were very fortunate to stop by when the dory builder, Jay, was there, and he chatted about the big dory that he was fixing for the ship the Picton Castle, in the harbour . A definite "must see" for anyone interested in dory history. They are still being made, but who knows for how long. Definitely, a moment in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

We went whale watching in Cape Breton and the weather was not acceptable enough for us to do it here. We spent our time wandering around town. It is filled with galleries and mostly higher end restaurants. Not what we expected for what we thought would be a small fishing village. The Dory was the highlight. We would have loved... More 

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