Fully Equipped Yamaha Dealership

For a better boating experience

Yamaha agents in Knysna, with 34 years in the marine industry. Fully stocked showroom for all your boating requirements and a comprehensive workshop located in the Industrial area. We also offer enclosed storage facilities.

Highfield Boats

Performance and strength

Leading aluminium RIB and tender manufacturer Highfield Boats has further expanded its global territory by appointing a distributor for South Africa.  Knysna Yamaha, based in Knysna, Western Cape, will become the country’s representative for Highfield’s range of boats, from quality tenders of less than 3m to 8m ocean-going professional support RIBs.

Know Who We Are

About us

Still very much at the helm of Knysna Yamaha is Hugh Mackenzie who is involved with all facets of the business having set up and opened Knysna Marine some 34 years ago back in 1983. Even before then Hugh worked in Johannesburg for 10 years where he set up and ran Linex Yamaha’s Marine operation. Working closely with his son Gary, they ensure that the team of certified Yamaha technicians are more than capable of handling any necessary boat or engine maintenance.

The Showroom in the Main Street of Knysna is led by Chris Stubbs, formerly of Linex Yamaha has been with his brother in law Hugh MacKenzie in Knysna for over 9 years with a total of 26 years experience in the marine industry.

This includes the servicing of both Yamaha and other brands’ engines, as well as inflatable boat repairs, fibre-glass repairs, stainless steel work, foaming flotation for older boats, overall boat rigging, engine rebuilds and propeller repairs.


Book a date to visit our showroom for the widest variety boats and accessories. Talk to our experience team members for the best advise. We are here help you with finding the right boat for you.