South Australia’s
Marine Services


DockYard is a new ‘state of the art’ Marine Services Precinct covering approximately 16 Ha of purpose-built marine hardstand and dock facilities.

DockYard compromises of
two businesses.

Separated to ensure the consumer still has access to a common user facility, while also now giving the option of a professionally guided experience.

DockYard Services

DockYard Adelaide

DockYard Services takes care of all your vessel needs from annual maintenance to major refits and anything in between.
DockYard Adelaide manages the infrastructure and operation of the site including the buildings, marina and lift and hardstand operations.

With the choice of using your own contractor or the ability to ‘DIY’,
DockYard’s staff will guide you in ensuring your experience whilst on-site is seamless and safe.

What We Do

DockYard Services

Dockyard Services has extensive experience of skilled shipwright tradesman with a combined workforce experience of 168 years.

Our team provide a comprehensive range of services including repairs to all types of recreational trailer boats, leisure vessels, yachts, defense vessels and commercial tourism and fishing vessels.

Our project management services, skilled shipwrights and specialty marine contractors allow us to provide a professional solution for all clients with repairs, maintenance, modifications and customised vessel refurbishments.


Key services include:

  • Antifouling
  • Prop one Coatings
  • Polishing and Detailing Services
  • Vessel Hull Resprays
  • Stainless Steel Modifications
  • Teak Decking
  • Composite & Gelcoat Repairs
  • Paint Repairs
  • Vessel Refurbishments
  • Recreational Trailer Boat Repairs
  • Insurance Repairs
  • Carpentry

Dockyard Services has extensive experience in vessel modifications, hull extensions, propulsion systems, shaft reseals, anode replacement, installation of bow thrusters and a range of gyro systems.

We offer a free vessel assessment and quotation service.

Delivering quality results and experience for all clients is a key focus at Dockyard Services.
Here’s what we specialise in:

  • Dockyard Services offers a range of repair marine services, including composite, engineering, vessel propulsion, hull resprays, specialist shipwright repairs.

    Dockyard Services is a one stop shop for all marine repairs and maintenance.

    Our team has extensive experience working on all types of recreational, leisure and commercial vessels.

    We have many repeat clients due to the professionalism, quality workmanship due to the extensive shipwright experience.

    We pride ourselves on being honest and respectful to all client needs.

    Dockyard Services has the ability and skills required to problem solve, whilst delivering a competitive marine service experience.

  • We guarantee whether you have a small recreational vessel, leisure craft or commercial vessel, we have the standards and skills to deliver quality restoration and rejuvenation of hulls, topside, cabins and interior quality painting finishes.

    Dockyard Services delivers full resprays, spot repairs, colour matching, gel coating repairs and fine detailing, polishing and waxing.

  • Dockyard Services can undertake scale refits, vessel modifications and restoration marine projects.

    Our team will provide quality workmanship to all clients at the modern facilities at Dockyard on the port river in Largs North, South Australia.

    The team of professional shipwrights and marine coating specialist can provide technical scope of works and drawings to make full range of interior and external vessel modifications.

  • Dockyard Services provides a comprehensive marine carpentry design and service delivery.

    Key marine carpentry services include:

    • Timber boat repairs and modifications
    • Marine Carpentry – exterior and interior
    • Teck Decking – manufacturing and design
    • Teck Decking – cleaning and reseal
    • Timber Mould Board Platforms
    • Timber Toe Rails
  • Insurance companies recommend that yacht rigging equipment is changed every 10 years. Some insurance companies will require a periodic rigging assessment report.

    Dockyard Services offers a crane and rigging service, utilising modern crane equipment and professional accredited riggers in de-masting and re-masting yachts.

    We offer a full mast rigging service, to support clients needs and racing needs including storage of mast safely onsite at Dockyard facilities.

    Dockyard Services has supporting marine contractors with swaging machines that can swage up to 15 mm of wire.

  • Dockyard Services understands how stressful it can be for clients when undertaking and coordinating boat repairs and maintenance.

    Dockyard Services offers a comprehensive project management service, whereby we coordinate and organise the agreed scope of works, following assessment of your boat.

    The project management includes scheduling, coordinating all trades and sub-contractors including purchasing of hardware and materials.

    We have specialised supporting marine servicer contractors including fabrication, auto marine and mechanical services.

  • At Dockyard we provide modern and immaculate marine service facilities and marine service workforce that are passionate about the care and detail when it comes servicing our marine client’s.

    Dockyard has the knowledge and experience in the design and delivery of marine services that our clients expect in a modern marine prescient that truly meet the needs of boating and yachting enthusiasts.

    We are proud of the principles in the delivery of range of marine services, with honestly, integrity and competitive rates.

    The customer care commences from initial contact, vessel delivery, lifting, pressure cleaning and assessing individual client needs to hard-standing in the outdoors or located in state-of-the-art sealed shed facilities.

    Dockyard prides itself on being eco- responsible with the highest modern containment and marine treatment facilities to protect the adjourning marine environment that we all enjoy and experience.

DockYard Adelaide

DockYard Adelaide manages the 16 Ha site including the grounds, marina and buildings.

DockYard Adelaide also takes care of all your lifting and hardstand operations with machinery on-site capable of lifting vessels up to 150 Ton in weight and the ability to lift larger vessels in conjunction with outside contractors. Housing your vessel on-site is a breeze with long and short term berthing or hardstand arrangements, open and enclosed fit-out sheds for vessels up to 40m and indoor and outdoor trailer boat storage.

DockYard Adelaide is a common user facility, giving visitors the opportunity to work on their own boats or use a contractor that is inducted to the site.

DockYard Adelaide offers the following services and facilities:

  • DockYard Adelaide operates 3 straddle carriers. A 150T Marine Travelift, 70T Crib Point lift and a 75T Marine Travelift. As well as this, DockYard has multiple forklifts with lifting capacity up to 16 ton including a Wiggins 12T Dry Stack forklift. In addition, we are affiliated with a crane company and can provide lifting options for heavier vessels and obscure lifts.

  • DockYard has available a vast hardstand area, suitable for vessels only requiring a couple of days or those looking to dry store over the winter months. Our competitive long-term rates make those bigger project jobs achievable for all budgets.

  • Ranging from 20-40m, DockYard is sure to have a shed to suit your needs next time you would like to escape the weather. Our newly opened Mega-Sheds are specifically designed to accommodate various projects including but not limited to boat builds and fit-outs, full refits, hull resprays, vessel re-powering and special projects. 10T and 20T overhead cranes are a feature of the mega-sheds, enabling access to even the tightest spots. Talk to us today about out specific shed features so we can ensure you get the best experience from DockYard.

  • DockYard has various workspaces available ranging from multi-purpose tenancy spaces, corporate office buildings and industrial workshops. We strive to work with the customer to provide or create a space that best suits your needs and are always open to discuss your visions.

  • DockYard boasts 45 outdoor storage spaces for vessels, caravans or containers. Storage spaces are 10X3m and are secured by electric fences, security cameras and floodlighting. There is also an undercover option with lockable shed spaces with a 9X3m footprint. All storage allows 24/7 access and free use of our on-site boat ramp.

  • DockYard has over 70 marina berths ranging from 10m-30m. All berths are single pens to give each vessel a secure tie-up space. We also have 11 service berths for vessels requiring on-water works or needing deep water berthing.

  • Our re-fuelling berth has 4.5m LAT deep water access with both Diesel and Premium Unleaded pump facilities. There are both high flow and ultra-high flow pumps to service all vessel sizes.

  • On-site is a two-bay boat ramp with protected all weather access. The ramp has ample car parking and is a great base for exploring the port or a short 30 minute cruise to the open ocean.

  • DockYard has many spaces that are adaptable to suit the needs of all special project operations. We have on-site portable offices and containers as well as the ability with other associated companies to turn any work space into your own. Spaces on-site include but are not limited to: Sheds up to 720 m², Expansive hardstand lay-down area and various office spaces.