Nelson Boatworks’ Approach to Boat Restoration

Set the Bar High. Leap Over the Bar. Repeat On the Next Restoration.

Nelson Boatworks proudly serves the antique and classic boat community, delivering award-winning restorations for discriminating customers worldwide. Located in Minnetrista, Minnesota (west of Lake Minnetonka) our restorations are consistent winners, being crowned Best in Class and Best of Show at the most prestigious judged shows in the world, including Lake Tahoe, Clayton, New York,

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho,  Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire and Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. If you own an antique or classic boat and are interested in pursuing a no-compromise preservation or restoration—or if you have an idea for a nostalgic restomod, Contact Dan Nelson at 612-508-2201 or use the contact form below.   

Nelson Boatworks By The Numbers

Hours of Midnight Oil Burned
Trophies Won
Client Satisfaction
Coats of Varnish Brushed