Established in 1927

Frederick Barden established Barden’s Boat Yard in 1927, a small, family-run business, on Sippican Harbor in the beautiful town of Marion. Now, eighty years later, the tradition continues.

Barden’s Boat Yard is a full service boat yard, with two facilities in Marion. Our main waterfront facility is located at 2 Island Wharf Road. Our inland facility is located at 35 Benson Brook Road. We have 10,000 square feet of inside, secured storage. Outside storage is also available at both locations. We offer storage for boats up to 40’.

Our Services include:

  • Moorings
  • Dock space
  • Dry dock service for powerboats up to 40’
  • 35 ton travel-lift
  • Crane service
  • Rigging
  • Gas and diesel 
  • Boat transportation
  • Wood & fiberglass repair
  • Varnish
  • Hull maintenance
  • Maintenance of gas & diesel engines
  • Outboard maintenance
  • Fuels
  • Ice

Welcome to Barden’s Boat Yard.
We look forward to working with you

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Our mission is to continue to exude pride in our work, while providing boat owners with the service and maintenance they expect and deserve. We are fortunate to have customers who are like family, some here for well over sixty years.


Supporting and developing our staff to ensure that we deliver an excellent quality of services to our customers.