“I was involved like the rest of my brothers, as soon as I could walk. We were here on Saturdays. We would clean the boats and help clean buildings or we would come in the evening with father. We were more or less born here.”— Arthur Theriault, The Chronicle Herald, 2003
A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd is the oldest and largest privately owned shipyard in Nova Scotia. The sons of Gus and Elizabeth Theriault, have built on their father’s legacy by continually innovating, updating and adapting to the trends and changes in boat building, while skillfully expanding the business and diversifying operations.