Welcome to Bluefix Boatworks

Bluefix Boatworks boat builders, cabinet makers, marine painters and engineers are based in the Bay of Islands Marina Boat Yard in Opua, Bay of Islands.

Bluefix Boatworks is one of the only refit facilities in New Zealand who offer all of these services in-house. It is such an advantage having all of these services under one roof, meaning projects come together seamlessly

Our purpose built new build and refit facility can accommodate vessels up to 11m in height and 26m in length.  The Bay of Islands Boatyard has a travel lift and slipway on-site and hard stand storage available.  If you are looking to get work done on your boat, be it big or small, the team at Bluefix Boatworks would love to look after you and provide an unbeatable service.  

Bluefix Boatworks purpose built new build and refit facility

Bluefix Boatworks focus on the area where a higher standard of quality has been asked for and pride themselves on carrying out all jobs to an exceptionally high standard of finish.

Bluefix Boatworks specialize in the design and build of custom sports fishers, introducing the NorthCape Series.  Brad and the craftsmen at Bluefix Boatworks can design and build your dream boat.  Our custom design and construction process allows us to balance our customer’s needs for fishing performance, fuel efficiency and luxury.  Come and sit down with Brad and together lets create a sports fishing boat unmatched in New Zealand and Worldwide.

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Bluefix Boatworks also provide a repairs and mainenance service for vessels on Northland’s beautiful East Coast including Opua, Kerikeri, Whangaroa and Whangarei.  Our shed and yard is situated in the Bay of Islands Marina Boat Yard in Opua, Northland. We can accommodate vessels up to 80 feet and can build, refit or repair your vessel in a covered,safe environment. Owner Brad Rowe is an experienced qualified boat builder with vast experience.  We work with all materials including composite, plywood and traditional timber boat building repairs. We look forward to providing you with a no obligation quote.

If you are cruising the Pacific and looking at coming to New Zealand and The Bay Of Islands look no further than Bluefix Boatworks for your boat repairs and maintenance services. Please contact us via our contact page, or using the form below, and we look forward to meeting you when you reach New Zealand shores! Please feel free to explore the site to see all the marine services that Bluefix Boatworks can offer.

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