Havelock Slipway

Marlborough Boat Repairs and Maintenance

Havelock Slipway provides a full range of boat repair and maintenance services, based in Havelock, Marlborough at the head of Pelorus Sound. The slipways have been modernised over the last few years, being completed in 2017. All equipment and yard facilities have been upgraded, new waste water recovery system and concreting of the yard. New cradles have been constructed and helpful and competent staff make this boat yard the number one choice. Havelock Slipway is ideally situated to cater for your vessel's annual slipping and maintenance requirements, repaints, repairs or general refits and alterations. We service a diverse range of recreational vessels, mussel industry barges, general work vessels, fishing vessels and everything in between.  Maximum cradle capacity is 110 tons and barges 200 tons.

Call us now to discuss your vessel's servicing requirements.

Our Products and Services

Vessel Servicing

Havelock Slipways offers Anti-foul application, Electrolysis and Annual Servicing. Anodes replaced, repairs and maintenance, painting, fibreglass, woodwork.

Vessel painting

Havelock Slipway specializes in vessel painting, anti fouls and marine painting. Complete or part paint jobs

Boat Repairs

Havelock Slipway has the facilities and equipment for vessel repairs, repairs to cabin, hull, structural, masks, keel, keels, rudder, fibreglass, bulworks, alterations, lengthing vessels, ribs, vessel ribs, replacing ribs, steaming wood etc.

Marine Engineering

With a spealized engineering workshop, most if not all jobs can be completed onsite.


Waterblasting hull, removel of marine growth, 6000 psi waterblaster, abrasive blasting, sand blasting, cleaing up rusted components.

Marine propeller and shafts servicing

Marine propeller inspection and maintenance or replacement services including cleaning, rebalancing, and repair.

shipwright services

Staff member Lee has 30 years experience working as a shipwright. From Australia, USA and France Lee brings a wealth of knowledge to the Slipway.