Company History

Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. is located in a boatyard on the harbor in Bristol, Rhode Island. The executive team is comprised of Greg Beers, P.E., and Cory Wood. Bristol Harbor Group, Inc., formerly FG Marine Design, Inc. was formed in a dorm room at the University of Michigan by the principals and two other college friends in 1993. While students in the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department Greg and Cory formed their company to design a passenger vessel. That entrepreneurial spirit drove them to incorporate Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. in 1995. Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. has been in business for over twenty years and continues to grow each year.

The Star of Saugatuck was BHGI’s first design.


Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. is a full-service naval architecture and marine engineering firm specializing in commercial vessel design and consulting.

Core Values

  • Technical Excellence
  • Attention to Detail
  • Customer Centric
  • Engineering Ethics
  • Professionalism
  • Responsibility



Contact Us

Bristol Harbor Group, Inc.
99 Poppasquash Road, Unit H
Bristol, RI 02809

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