Southern Ocean’s Boat Building team is based in Tauranga, New Zealand. Just 144 nautical miles from Auckland, Tauranga is a beautiful harbourside town with 2 large sheltered marina’s.
We have been building luxury leisure boats, international race boats and superyachts from here in Tauranga for over 30 years. From design and build of a 100-ft superyacht, to building and re-fitting international race yachts, to a custom-built sailboat for Baron Von Rothschild, we’ve done it all.
We employ a talented team of boat builders – specialists craftsmen who we have sent all over the world, in-demand for their painting and fairing prowess. We offer a wide variety of shipwright services, including:
- Boat Design and Drafting
- Complete Boat Builds
- Boat Restoration
- Electrical Services, Engineering and Systems
- Joinery, Laminating, Fairing
- Boat Painting and Polishing
- Extensive Boat Re-Fits
- Preventative Maintenance
At the helm of Southern Ocean Boats is the director (and master shipwrights) Greg McNabb. Together with our dedicated team of boat builders, we offer a wealth of experience and skill that will exceed your expectations.