From Our Editors
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Serving the RI and Southeastern MA boating community for 35 years. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff has over 100 years of combined sailing and power boating experience. We are locally owned and operated making The Ship's Store and Rigging the first choice of our discerning boating enthusiasts.
Of the products you sell, which are your favorites?
Interlux, Awlgrip and Pettit paints. Harken, Wichard, Schaeffer and Ronstan sailing hardware. JABSCO, Rule and Whale plumbing equipment. New England Ropes and Yale Cordage.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
I was a commercial banker for nearly 25 years before buying this well established company in April 2015. I am an avid boater and wanted to own and operate a small business in the marine trades industry.
What do you love most about your job?
Working and playing with the customers and fellow participants operating within the vibrant local marine trades industry.