About Us

41 years of experience
Central Boating is a state of the art marine equipment distributor. We maintain this leading position by importing superior quality brands from all over the world and work closely with South African boat builders to ensure that we have the necessary stock in hand to deliver fast and efficient turnaround times. All of which is underpinned by sound advice that is embedded in a wealth of industry-specific experience.


Central Boating enjoys long-term relationships with leading international principals. We add value to their brands by:
  • Holding a representative range of stock.
  • Actively promoting their product ranges.
  • Advising the end customer as to which products are best for their needs.

Retailers and boatbuilders

In terms of the valued relationships we hold with retailers and boat builders we have earned their trust by:
  • Offering a wide range of quality products from reputable brands.
  • Maintaining good stock levels on a wide range of retrofit parts.
  • Ensuring accurate delivery and swift turnaround times.
  • Offering competitive pricing.
  • Sharing informed and sound advice.
  • Specifying deck hardware and equipment based on naval architect designs.

Quality products

Quality components can be key to the safety and enjoyment of a vessel, which is why Central Boating only imports superior products that have been specified by world-class architects, boatyards and sail makers. We also believe that superior products deserve to be supported by a superior level of service. The result: a combination of premium products and expertise that firmly establishes Central Boating as the absolute leader in marine equipment distribution in South Africa.