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Shep Brown's Boat Basin

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Pontoon Rental and trailer repair

These people are wonderful to deal with. This is a top notch place to do business with. Rented a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Fantastic rental experience

We rented a 23' pontoon boat for 2 separate days and couldn't be happier with our experience. The... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Johanna J
Durham, North Carolina
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The crew at Shep Brown's Boat Basin has helped families from all over New England and beyond, enjoy boating on Lake Winnipesaukee since 1919! You can find our complete on-the-water marina quaintly located off Meredith Neck Rd in Meredith NH on the...more
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31 Lovejoy Sands Rd, Meredith, NH 03253-7030
+1 603-279-4573
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These people are wonderful to deal with. This is a top notch place to do business with. Rented a pontoon boat for the week and embarrassingly ran out of fuel while on the lake. They had someone out to us and we were back under...More

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Kaisey A, Marketing & Rentals Manager at Shep Brown's Boat Basin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jay! Thank you so much for the awesome review - we're super happy that you had such a great rental experience AND that Gary was able to get your trailer fixed. Looking forward to seeing you again soon - enjoy the rest of your...More

Reviewed June 30, 2018

We rented a 23' pontoon boat for 2 separate days and couldn't be happier with our experience. The staff were super friendly and helpful - they were genuinely wanting us to have a great time on the lake and seemed eager to hear all about...More

Thank Johanna J
Kaisey A, Marketing/Rentals Manager at Shep Brown's Boat Basin, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for your kind words, Johanna! We are so happy to hear that you had an awesome time with one of our rental boats. We can't wait to see you next time! :)

Reviewed August 7, 2017

Once again we rented a Monterey 217 outboard for our week of vacation on Pine island. The boat was clean and equipped well. Some previous renter had done some serious damage to the hull, but the Shep's staff did a good job of documenting and...More

2  Thank Brian B
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This is our 7th summer renting a boat from Bill for two weeks. Great consistent service. Kids always looking for Nova. We'll be back.

2  Thank Christopher N
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Many thanks to the staff, especially Bill, for setting us up with a rental on short notice. Took great care of us and was very friendly & helpful! Highest recommendation for the staff at Shep's. Happy Summer!

2  Thank Trpng B
Reviewed April 22, 2016

We've used Shep Brown's Boat Basin on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire to maintain and store our power boats for over 30 years now and can highly recommend the service and sales, as well as the boat brands they sell, e.g. Boston Whaler.

1  Thank paulwU2974UU
Reviewed September 11, 2015

We had a lakeside engine problem and managed to get a tow in from a friend, on the Sunday morning of Labor Day weekend. A mechanic was found who took 20 minutes to disassemble, diagnose, and replace a faulty part (fortunate they had it on...More

1  Thank Jhanson3
Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

One of the best on the lake. Trustworthy sales and service that are very experienced. Offer storage as well.

1  Thank EricNh
Reviewed June 29, 2015

Super friendly staff. When renting, they're very helpful and make sure you have everything you need. If you own a boat and store it here, you can call ahead, and they'll get it out of storage and have it waiting in the water for your...More

1  Thank Skippermark
Reviewed June 8, 2015

My vintage boat club (vintage boats, not members) was scheduled to cruise from this handy public launch when my old engine developed an ignition problem. After the ride in OPB I was about to purchase a new ignition coil when the service guy questioned my...More

1  Thank oldwoodboats
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