Norman R. Wright & Sons has built and maintained a pre-eminent position in the design & construction of a variety of commercial vessels. From pilot boats to city cat fleets, police boats to ferries, our commercial vessels are a blend of the finest design, distinctive styling and outstanding naval engineering.

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Our passion for boating is no more evident than in our reputation for designing and building quality pleasure craft. From Power Boats to Sailing Yachts, our catalogue of pleasure craft  incorporates a variety of styles  and designs. Boats with the Norman R. Wright name are recognised by their distinguished design and quality workmanship.
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Current Projects

We are currently working on a number of exciting projects. In addition to undertaking extensive refits, we are also in the process of building two new City Cats for the Brisbane City Council. Work is also progressing on construction of the company’s Green House project.

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Vessel Directory

With over 100 years of designing & building boats, Norman R. Wrights has proudly established an extensive collection of vessels carrying our name.  From our very first yacht “Superb” in 1909 to our most recent instalment, the pilot boat “Lamaroo” in 2012, we are immensely proud of our history and are currently developing a directory of all Norman R. Wright vessels.

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About Us

Norman R. Wright & Sons is a custom builder and designer of high performance commercial and pleasure boats. Based in Brisbane, Queensland, we have been mastering the art of boat building and design for over 100 years. From the initial proposal to the launch of the vessel, we can provide our clients with a complete in-house service for all of their needs.

Our facilities currently include 3 slipways capable of slipping vessels 30′ to the 120′ (120 tonne limit). From sailing yachts to motor boats, the yard can provide access to services including: Refits, Repairs, Extensions, Painting, Upholstery, Engineering, and Electrical.

Norman R. Wright & Sons are able to build the vessels as follows: Commercial boats, Pleasure boats, Sailing yachts, Motor boats, Luxury motor yachts and Classic wooden boats.

At Norman R. Wright & Sons we build our boats with passion and continue to strive to uphold the prestigious reputation of our family business built over 100 years of history.