W.D. "Bill" Schock started building Schock Sail boats in Newport Beach,California in 1946. Enjoying much success as a boat builder, he expanded his production to a facility in Santa Ana while allowing the business of sales and services to remain in Newport Beach in the Cannery Village.
In 1962, Schock Boats became a dealer for Boston Whaler in southern California. Grady White followed in 1988. Today, Schock continues to sell Grady-White, Cutwater and HCB Boats.