Covering Every Aspect of Marine Services


Fairlead Boatworks is the largest and most comprehensive small vessel repair yard on the East Coast. We are ideally located in Newport News, Virginia adjacent to the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel in the heart of the Hampton Roads Harbor and are located near the Norfolk International Terminals, Norfolk Naval Base, and Little Creek Amphibious Base.

We currently employ over 100 highly-skilled tradesmen and administrative personnel who have many years of experience in the maritime ship repair industry. We provide on-site as well as off-site services to both commercial and military organizations. We perform all phases of mechanical and structural repairs. With over 800 feet of bulkhead space and 5 acres of vessel block area, we have ample room to repair your vessel.

We offer all types of marine repair, upgrades, and conversions. Whatever your particular needs are, whether maintenance and upgrades, a comprehensive conversion, or emergency repair, you can rest assured that we are uniquely equipped to handle your specific job.We are genuinely dedicated to quality work and a realistic and accurate delivery time - every time!