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80+ YEARS | 1000+ vesselS | 4 GENERATIONs


A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. is one of the largest privately owned shipyards in Canada's Atlantic region.

A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. is a Canadian shipyard based in Nova Scotia, on Canada's east coast. Since 1938, we have built over 1000 vessels of up to 150 feet (45 meters) for various uses and clients. These include fishing boats, passenger vessels, commercial workboats, fire/patrol/pilot boats, and luxury pleasure yachts.

One of the largest private shipyards in Atlantic Canada, our modern and well-equipped facility can produce monohull or catamaran vessels in fibreglass, steel, aluminum or advanced composites. We are fully qualified and equipped on-site to build or repair vessels of all types, and our employees are experienced and highly professional.

Discover the guiding principles that illuminate our path and inspire our endeavours, shaping our journey toward a brighter future.

our vision

Atlantic Canada’s foremost full-service shipbuilding and repair provider for vessels up to 1,500 tons, achieved through collaboration with our Employees, Customers, Suppliers, Government, and Industry partners.   Together, we are committed to sustaining a thriving marine industry for future generations.