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Address: 130 Pleasant St, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-4551
Phone Number: 508-398-2256
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Full service boat yard on The Bass River,Cape Cod, one mile from Nantucket...

Full service boat yard on The Bass River,Cape Cod, one mile from Nantucket Sound. Evinrude sales, Mercruiser repairs. Home of Cape Cod Power Boat Rentals

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We rented a boat from them recently for a 2 hour rental. We got there 1/2 hour early and they got us out quickly so we could experience more time on the river. The boat and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Rhino1145
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Walpole, Massachusetts
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Walpole, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a boat from them recently for a 2 hour rental. We got there 1/2 hour early and they got us out quickly so we could experience more time on the river. The boat and equipment was awesome. We were well prepped by them before going out and as a result we had an awesome time. They gave us... More 

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boatguy1, Owner at Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review us. Glad you had a good time ! Come back for a 1/2 or the entire day next time ! Regards, Marty More 

fairfax, VA
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We rented a boat for 2 hours and loved our experience! Service was amazing-they were extremely friendly on the phone & in person. Gave us a great tutorial on where to take the boat & how to operate the boat safely. Great time swimming and picnicking on the 24 foot boat. Would definitely recommend and use them again.

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Thank christinebryson
boatguy1, Owner at Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals, responded to this review

Thanks so much !. Glad you enjoyed it. Our crew tries to make as much fun as it should be. Come back for an entire day sometime ! Marty More 

West Dennis, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This is your 'go to' spot for boaters in the Bass River area. I have done business with Ship Shops for more decades than I would care to admit to....anyway, they are the spot for boaters to fuel up or if you need something. You can rent a power boat in the 20 ft range for a half day or... More 

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boatguy1, Owner at Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals, responded to this review

Thank You ! Glad we could help that day. You're right about being here a long time but we love what we do for the area in the service and boat rental biz. Marty More 

New Bedford, Massachusetts
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113 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

My girlfriend and I rented a boat for the day this past weekend and could not be happier with our experience. Check-in/paperwork was a breeze up front and we were in the boat loaded with all of our stuff in no time. Marty, the man who got us set up on the boat, was fantastic! He answered any questions we... More 

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boatguy1, Owner at Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals, responded to this review

Thanks so much! You picked a perfect day. Obviously had no problems with navigation or operation of the boat which makes it easier on both of us! Hope to see you next year, you'll be able to pretty much just jump in and go. I would try our 24 foot boat. It makes a huge difference. Thanks again Marty More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We rented a boat in late August from Ship Shop. I had a little previous boating experience, but not a ton. They were fantastic, from the moment we arrived until the moment we returned. Very helpful, friendly, and the Boat was great! Highly recommend them and look forward to doing it next summer as well.

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1 Thank natemackin
boatguy1, Owner at Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals, responded to this review

Our entire crew thanks you !. They strive to make it fun and take the stress out especially for newer boaters. Glad you enjoyed it, come back as you are ready for a bigger boat ! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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88 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Love love love this adventure every year! Whether we go out on a 16ft or 22ft whaler we know we are in hoid hands. The staff is meticulous with going over each vessel, explaing the maps, depth finder and GPS. So worth a 1/2 day or full day....get ready for adventure if your in the Sound and the weather changes!

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boatguy1, Owner at Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals, responded to this review

Thanks from everyone! Sounds like it got a little bumpy coming back ? Sounds like you handled it no problem. Come back again ! More 

Westfield, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

On a lark, decided to go boating in a part of the Cape we had not explored before --- the easy rolling Bass River. One call to Ship Shops and we we were booked in our boating adventure. Many, many thanks to Judson who walked us through the ABCs of boating and made us feel like well-experienced sailors. Many thanks,... More 

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boatguy1, Owner at Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals, responded to this review

We are here to make it fun. Glad you were able to enjoy our little piece of The Cape by water. Thanks from Judson and our great crew ! Hope to see you again More 

West Dennis, Massachusetts
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178 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We usually rent a boat each summer and we enjoy the freedom of renting any day and any boat that is available. Ship Shops is a great location to do this....they are located on Bass River close to Cape Cod Sound....Always a fun family day.

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boatguy1, Owner at Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals, responded to this review

The staff is always happy to hear reviews back from our customers. It's nice to know you had a nice experience in our boat and look forward to seeing you again ! Thanks ! More 

Rome, Lazio, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Our family had the best time renting a boat from Ship Shops. We had no previous boating experience but Judson helped us feel comfortable with the boat before we left. He was kind and funny with our kids and very patient. It was a great day. We will add this special day every year during our vacation week.

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boatguy1, Owner at Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals, responded to this review

Judson and all of the rental crew thank you. We try to make a fun and relaxing time especially for those that are new to the experience. Please come again as now it will be a breeze ! More 

New Haven, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We wanted a day exploring the coastline, we summer on the cape annually and are always looking for new ways to experience the sea. Ship Shops Power Boat Rentals had the best boats, prices and variety and we were really pleased with the vibe of the folks running the operation, the quality of the equipment and the value for the... More 

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