George Hewitt and his team have a wealth of experience and have been creating and maintaining boats for many years. Based close to the tidal estuary of Blakeney Point, Stiffkey Marine is an established boat building company with over 30 years experience in the boat building industry specialising in general boat maintenance ,repairs, partial or complete re-fits of GRP and wooden boats including commercial and pleasurecraft. They also supply and fit marine engines from different manufacturers including BETA Marine, Nanni, Izuzu, Vetus and Yanmar.


The George Hewitt yard build "The Stiffkey Cockle", a 15' day boat built with a simulated clinker fibreglass hull, a high aspect gunter rig and built in buoancy ideally suited to coastal conditions with an active and well supported local club racing from May through to September.

Stiffkey Marine services include:
  • Restoration & repair of wooden vessels. ~ Norfolk Crab Boat specialist.
  • GRP repairs.
  • Proviision of Electrical services, Engineering and Stainless fabrication and surveying.
  • Marine engine supply and fitting
  • Fitting Out.
  • Steam cleaning & Pressure washing.
  • Anti-fouling, painting, varnishing, & polishing.
  • Rigging including manufacture of spars.
  • Supply and repair of trailers.