Tait Marine Boat Care & Storage is situated in Knysna on the famous Garden Route of Southern Africa.

As hands-on owners we pay particular attention to detail and will provide you with a personalised service that is tailored to meet all of your boating needs.

We guarantee a quality service to all customers. Let us take care of your boat during the periods that you are not using your investment.

Secure undercover storage for boats, jetskis, cars and caravans.

Boat Storage

We offer a personalised service to clients who appreciate attention to detail. You won’t have to worry about parking, thieves or vandals. Combined with a full range of cleaning and pick-up/delivery/retrieval services, we ensure everything is where you want it, when you want it and in perfect working order, making your next boat trip entirely hassle free.


We offer maintenance to all boat and motor-related equipment:

  • Monthly startup of the motor, steering and battery checks.
  • All controls are tested.
  • Steering greasing and pivoted.
  • Should we pick up any problems or faults, we will report to you first.
  • Trailer bearing checks.
  • Prepare and antifoul boats.
  • Ensuring that your boat and/or trailer will be ready to go!

Launching / Retrieval

Our experienced team will safely launch and retrieve your boat to and from; Thesen Island, Belvidere, Knysna Yacht Club, Knysna Quays, Leisure Isle Boat Club and Plettenberg Bay.

Let us deal with cleaning, maintenance and boat storage, so more of your valuable free time can be spent having fun.

Winter Lay-ups

On site Winter lay up service is available.
We also offer a home delivery service to our customers.

Valet Service

Our valet service includes:

  • WAP high pressure cleaning
  • Cleaning of all woodwork
  • Hull polishing
  • Interior wash and vacuum
  • Motor wash and wax
  • Lubrication of motor and steering.

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