We do the work, so you can play!
What we do
Power Boat, Yacht or Rowboat, Knight Marine and its associated company Knight Marine Electronics Ltd offer a fully comprehensive maintenance and repair service. With bases in both Port Solent at the top of Portsmouth Harbour and in Deacon’s Boatyard on the River Hamble, our trained staff pride themselves in attention to detail and quality workmanship.
We are proud of our professional and friendly customer service and strive to ensure you have an enjoyable and safe time on the water.
Yacht Maintenance & Gardiennage
Afloat or ashore, we offer a full gardiennnage service to yachts lying in those marinas where our offices and facilities are close by. This means when you are ready to re-start your adventures, so is your boat.
Weekly on-board checks include mooring lines and fenders, on-board systems, doors and hatches, batteries, dehumidifiers, and other electrical equipment. We will report any faults or problems we find to you, and should you wish we can carry out any repairs needed.
We can carry out regular maintenance and servicing, and can arrange the laying up of your boat for the winter so you don’t have the strain and stress of doing it yourself.
Hull Cleaning and Valeting
We offer professional cleaning and valeting service to keep your boat looking good throughout the season. When you are ready to return to your boat our team will ensure that she is fully valeted and ready to go, so that no time is wasted in getting out on the water
We can arrange either a monthly schedule, or when required / requested, a service that is in line with your planned boating visits.
Deck Hull and superstructure wash down
Full interior cleaning is available.
Compounding, Polishing and Waxing
We recommend this service at least once per season.
GRP Inside or out, with our team looking after your boat take away the drudgery of those chores. It is important to the life of your gelcoat on your yacht to buff, polish and wax at least once a year. We offer a professional compound, polish and wax to so you can be proud of your yachts appearance.
Gelcoat / GRP and Fibreglass repairs
Our operatives are skilled in the art of colour matching the gel coat and structural repair.
Star crazing can take the edge off of the appearance, we are able to repair the Gel coat and match the colour so you will never see the repair.
Larger GRP works can be undertaken
Our team can help and advice on the selection of paint for your needs. Correct preparation and application are important to us.
Antifoul is a must, we lightly sand the hull and then apply two coats of fresh antifoul and a third on the waterline, International, Blake’s, Seajet, Coppercoat or a paint of your choice.
For race boats we can apply racing antifoul and carry out any fairing as required.
Engines, Gearboxes and Outdrives
We work with the local specialist to offer you a one stop service, although we are not mechanical engineers we do know the right technicians and engineers.
You don’t have to chase around for a reliable engineer, we do that for you.
Propeller, Prop shaft, Bracket Zincs & Anodes
We can supply and fit all types of anode for your yacht. We also work with Knight Marine Electronics who can test your boats Galvanic isolation.
Specialist coatings including Propspeed avoid fouling.
Painting and Spraying:
We offer a variety of Yacht Painting services we cater for yachts and motor boats of all sizes. Knight Marine use the best marine paint brands, our teams of paint applicators offer a high level of expertise and service on all types of boats.
Joinery and Teak deck repairs:
We work with the local fully qualified shipwright to cover your interior and exterior needs.
Exterior and interior varnishing and finishing
We work with fully qualified shipwrights to cover your interior and exterior needs
Seacock Replacement, Toilets and Pipes:
For any boat owners we offer help with marine toilet systems.
We work with some of the world’s leading marine suppliers of manual and electric toilets. Should you need pipe replacing or have blockage, just call us. We are here to help
Electrical and Electronics
Knight Marine Electronics offers a comprehensive installation and repair service for most leading brands of marine navigation equipment and with a professional team covers all types of on-board electrical installations including generators, shore power, solar power, wind power, and water power generation.
For more information about what we off please visit our Marine Electronics Website