Project boats and DIY boat restorations

Interested in boat restoration or have a project boat gathering leaves in your back yard? Trade-a-Boat has dozens or boat restoration stories from anglers and boaters like you — people who have restored boats and who learnt tricks like DIY fibreglass repairs on their own (and many alloy ones too).

From classic tinnies and wooden boats to flybridge cruisers and offshore fibreglass fishing boats, you’ll find every imaginable project boat here. See what Trade-a-Boat did with its own project boats or follow our many readers’ boat restorations — all from boaters who happily shared their boating DIY tips and tricks right here.