High Performance

Building catamarans which combine high performance and long-range cruising.

Customized Interior

A boutique & fully customized interior layout and decor approach.

Legendary Naval Design

Luxurious design without compromising on performance or safety.

From the beginning, the passionate mission of the Knysna Yacht Company has been to create an international reputation for building outstanding yachts as well as offering exceptional levels of customer satisfaction.

knysna 500SE

The Knysna 500SE model is a sporty, sleek 50-foot yacht with an arresting profile, presented in a total package of quality finishes, ultimate comfort, luxury and performance. The yacht is fully equipped as a ‘liveaboard’ with practical fitted equipment to ensure this lifestyle. The Knysna 500SE is a world-class yacht offering the benchmark in catamaran standards and is sure to appeal to multi-hull enthusiasts and adventurous blue water cruising yachtsman worldwide.

knysna 550

The latest addition to our line of luxury performance cruising catamarans, the all-new 55 ft Knysna 550. The addition of a flybridge on this new model allows for a superior view of the yacht below and this configuration leaves the rest of the yacht free to accommodate a multitude of layouts. The Knysna 550 has been carefully designed by world-renowned and award-winning naval architects Du Toit Yacht Design.

What makes our boutique approach unique?

Unique Design

Our yachts are designed around the unique needs of your requirements.

Performance Testing

Our yachts are tried and tested in some of the world’s most challenging sea conditions.

Rigorous Quality Checks

We’re a member of MIASA and fully accredited by SABBEX. Our yachts are CE-certified.


We’re an exclusive ‘boutique’ yacht building company building a limited number of yachts per year for select clients.


Our love of sailing and extensive experience in shop fitting and architectural planning give us the expertise to customize the layout of our yacht’s interior, and creatively utilize every inch of space to meet the individual ‘lifestyle’ needs of our clients.
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15 Years Experience

Since 2002 we've been building custom catamaran yachts focusing on innovation, technology, creativity, craftsmanship, and safety. Ensuring we remain at the forefront of international yacht building companies in their class, delivering superior yachts.
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Our focus is not on volume, but on quality workmanship with exclusive boutique experience for our clients, building a limited number of yachts per year. We have on-going discussions relating to the style, performance and your budget expectations
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