Ray and Dave; a father and son team

About Us

Rhode Island Boat Moving, established in 1959, was purchased by Raymond Chace in 1967. Raymond is still offering his boat handling expertise today. Current owner operator David Chace has been in the business of boat moving, fulltime, since 1981.

The Early Days:

When we started moving boats there were no hydraulic boat trailers or jack stands.
We used this wooden trailer to haul, launch and transport boats.

The Happy Italian:

Our First Brownell Trailer: