Marine Group Boat Works

“Full-service superyacht refit and repair shipyard in California”


Marine Group Boat Works is one of the finest superyacht refit and repair facilities on the US West coast, offering a full-service shipyard in California equipped to haul out superyachts and megayachts of up to 67m/220ft LOA or 665 tons.

Main contact

Address: 997 G St. San Diego, CA, California, USA 91910

Operating in: USA

Tel: +1 619 42 76 76 7

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Occupying over 15 acres of land, the Marine Group Boat Works (MGBW) San Diego shipyard is amongst the most prestigious yacht repair facilities in the world, ideally located on the US west coast in California. MGBW also has a further superyacht refit facility in Los Cabos, Mexico.

MGBW San Diego has a full-service team of over 185 in-house craftsmen specialising in high-quality hull painting, yacht propulsion systems, ABS-certified welding and mechanical work. The site boasts various technologies, including a digital waterjet metal cutting machine and PropScan to extend capabilities and increase efficiency in production.

Superyacht refit and repair services in California

The shipyard is equipped with several specialised on-site workshops and modern marine travelifts, facilitating a range of customised refit and repair works for luxury superyachts, including:

• Superyacht haul out
• Bottom painting
• Hull extensions
• Centreboard servicing
• Propeller scanning, diagnostics and balancing
• Shaft work
• Engine repowers for MTU, Caterpiller, Cummins and all major OEMs
• Custom metal cutting and fabrication

Marine Group operates several marine lifts in San Diego, with the largest capable of hauling 665 tons (67m/220ft). They are certified service dealers for Northern Lights, Kohler, Seakeeper, Airberth and Bensenzoni.

Yacht crew services and amenities

MGBW San Diego is equipped with complimentary crew amenities for all superyacht crew, including:

• Project management
• Concierge
• Office space
• Wi-Fi
• Galley and kitchen facility
• Gym/Showers
• Designated parking
• Private Helipad

Past superyacht refit projects

MGBW has previously serviced notable superyacht refits, including motor yachts Mr. Terrible, Big Eagle, Ronin and Bossy Boots. Sailing yacht projects include Rosehearty, Tamsen and Anakena.

Marine Group Boat Works also has a further location at National City, California, and a full refit shipyard in Los Cabos, Mexico, which is equipped with a 150-ton travelift for haul outs up to 38m/150ft LOA.

Schedule a haul out today; contact Marine Group Boat Works for a competitive quotation.