David L. Shepard, Inc. was founded in 1978 by its namesake, David L. Shepard. With its original location on Merrimac St in Newburyport, Massachusetts, Dave built the business to serve both as an auto body repair shop, mechanical repair shop as well as specializing in fiberglass yacht repair. Through loyal customers and a high level of quality service and commitment, David L. Shepard continued to expand, outgrowing the downtown waterfront space. In the fall of 1988, David L. Shepard, Inc. moved to its current location at 4 Parker Street in Newburyport. Read more…

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Shepards Automotive Center carries top-of-the-line marine supplies for all your marine needs in the Essex County and surrounding area. If we don’t have it on our shelves due to limited space, we’ll order it next-day.

  • Expoxy Resin
  • West System Products
  • Polyester Resin Supplies
  • Gelcoat
  • Stainless Steel Fasteners
  • Silicone Bronze Fasteners
  • Awl-grip Paint & Products
  • Bilge pumps
  • Anchors
  • Dock lights
  • Marine Radios
  • Dock lines
  • Deck fittings
  • Propellers
  • Sierra Products
  • Engine Parts
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We’re located at 4 Parker Street, Newburyport Massachusetts
978.465.5973   |   Hours:  8AM–5PM

What our customers are saying

Five Star Rating

Shepards was truly the best customer service in this area. I called multiple locations who wanted to charge me just to run a code or to even walk in the door. Shepards welcomed me down literally the next day and provided a thorough estimate and explanation of the work I needed done. They were totally clear about the parts and cost. Would recommend to anyone.

- Kelly 5 Stars

Great customer service. Attention to detail is excellent. Honest! Great dog!

- Kim M 5 Stars

It’s in Newburyport. They brought me to my home. Did a good job.

- Barbara D 1 Stars

Knowledgeable and honest service with a smile. I highly recommend Shepards!

- Tasha C 5 Stars

We’ve been selling them Honda parts for over a decade. A quality family run business.

- Sean A 5 Stars

# 1 best place in Newburyport. And # 1 best workers. Ask for Ralph Curtis he the best Auto body guy.

- Jen D. 5 Stars

They did a nice job with the auto body work (I think most shops do though). What sets them apart is the people, everyone in the office is friendly and helpful. I worked with Joe and he was very friendly and helpful through the whole process. He knows how to handle the paperwork and insurance company’s. I didn’t have one issue through the whole process.

- Peter M 5 Stars

The people at Shepards are fantastic! My brakes went bad while we were on vacation, the day before we had to vacate our rental. The folks at Shepards took my car on short notice and fixed it up fast and right at a fair price. I can’t say anything better for a mechanic.

- Jim Ade 4 Stars (Google)
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