We offer a wide wide range of boat repair and refurbishment in the West Country, South West and Wales.

West Country Boat Repairs was set up more than 20 years ago by Pete Vincent and we are now based in the Forest of Dean. We cover the whole of the South West corner of Britain, and we often have customers much further afield.

We provide quality repairs to sailing dinghies of all types, but we are particularly expert in GRP repairs to the RS and Laser classes. We also undertake general refurbishment and low key TLC work on boats.

We are approved repair centres for leading insurance companies including Noble Marine, Newton Crum and Craftinsure. We also stock and source a wide range of second-hand boats, sails, parts and accessories.

We provide a brokerage service to help you buy or sell a boat.

We are also often able to help with collecting and delivering boats and parts for repair and sale all over the UK and mainland Europe.

We are dinghy repair specialists with over 20 years experience and can
carry out repairs in any material in any dinghy. We are an approved insurance repair centre and can collect and deliver.

We can touch up minor dings and scratches on the hull, refurbish your foils and replace worn ropes and rigging. We offer a FREE leak-test for every boat. All makes of GRP sailing dinghies catered for.

In our GRP dinghy repair workshop you can learn how to; Use gelcoat and fibre glass for professional results, end and finish small dents and holes on the hull, so that damage is invisible. We also teach how to leak-test your boa and repair foils.

Home Repair Kit for GRP Boats. Everything you need to get started on small-scale repairs on your boat.

Let us help you navigate the marketplace to find the ideal boat for you or the ideal buyer for your boat.

We can often help you with moving your boat around – in the UK and also in Europe. Ask for details and a quote.

We offer: one to one coaching days, small group development of 3-4 boats, club fleet training days, max 10 boats, mentoring of existing coaches and help for clubs/classes to develop a coaching strategy.

We are happy to come and give a talk on basic repair techniques, racing tips, etc.

We always have a good stock of boats, sails, parts and accessories – for many classes of sailing dinghy.