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Crab Boat Builder

The Dungeness crab fishery has been established commercially on the west coast of the United States since 1848. And of course Oregon has consistently been one of the largest producers of Dungeness crab on the west coast.

The Dungeness crab fishery is considered one of the most valuable single species commercial fisheries in Oregon, harvesting an average of 14 million pounds of crab per season. Currently there are about 335 permits for fishing vessels in the crab fishing fleet for the state of Oregon.

Here at Giddings Boat Works we understand how critical crab fishing is for the economy here in Oregon, not only for the state but also for the many local economies, ports, shipyards and support industries that make up the industry.

As a Crab Boat Builder Giddings Boat Works has years of experience building crab fishing boats for local fisherman as well as building, repairing and retrofitting boats for the king crab fishery further north.

Giddings Boat Works has been honored to work with the owners and crew of the some of the most famous boats in the industry that are featured on Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch series.

Because we have been in the industry so long we have a good reputation in the Crab Fishing Community and we know and understand what is needed when it comes to building , repairing and retrofitting a commercial crabbing vessel.

If your looking for a great team of craftsman and builders to tackle the job of building your new Crab Boat then give the team at Giddings Boat Works a call at 541-888-4712 or Contact Us via email.

Let us help you get you and your crew on the water so you can be part of an Oregon tradition that goes back well over 150 years and join the rest of the fleet of mariners who call the Oregon’s coastal waters home!

West Coast Boat Builders

Oregon’s commercial fishing industry is alive and well and Giddings Boat Works plays a vital role in the day to day operations of the fishing boats and their crew that make a living off the west coast of the United States.

Giddings Boat Works has a reputation as one of the premier West Coast Boat Builders, and has even built some of the boats made famous by the Television show “Deadliest Catch”.

Giddings has been providing commercial fisherman up and down the west coast, from California to Alaska
with custom boat building services for over 35 years.

There are 15 ports large and small located on Oregon’s 362 mile coastline, with busy harbors that play an important
role in the local economies. They also provide a much needed refuge when the weather turns bad and the seas get rough.

These coastal communities have their own special ambiance that attracts free spirited individuals who live and work here as well as artists, writers and retirees that make their own contributions to the diverse economy and culture that is coastal living.

Giddings has always believed in supporting the fishing fleets and local economies by providing the highest quality services and using local vendors within the communities whenever possible.

If you’re looking for an experienced custom boat builder , then give the team at Giddings Boat Works a call at 541-888-4712 or Contact Us via email and let’s talk about that Custom Commercial Fishing Boat that you need built.