Auckland Marine Boat Valet

Auckland Marine Boat Valet Is made up a team of experienced trades people. lead by Stephen Kellie we cover Marine detailing, Boat valet services, antifouling and prop-speed services, Paint, and ship repairs.

Based in Hobsonville Northwest Auckland, we are local to Hobsonville marina where there are many of the trades available to coordinate your service requirements.

Since **1998**, Auckland Marine Boat Valet Ltd has been navigating the waters of excellence. Our voyage began with a singular purpose: to redefine boat care. Founder **Steve Kellie**, a seasoned mariner, set on this mission. His vision? To create a service that transcends mere cleaning—a service that breathes life into boats, restoring their essence and ensuring all boat owners enjoy the gulf with confidence and pride.

Our Guiding Principles

At Auckland Marine Boat Valet, we do not just clean boats; we create experiences. Our core principles are how we guarantee quality to all our boat owners.

1. Quality:

We do not settle for ordinary. Every boat we touch receives meticulous care, ensuring it gleams on the water. But it is not just about aesthetics; it is about the feeling of pride that boat owners experience when they step aboard. Our team of highly trained professionals meticulously inspects every nook and cranny, leaving nothing unturned.

2. Innovation:

Innovation is our compass. From innovative cleaning techniques to eco-friendly products, we stay ahead of the curve. Why? Because we know that saving our clients’ time is as precious as time itself. Our proprietary boat detailing methods are like secret recipes—crafted over years, tested rigorously, and perfected to deliver unmatched results.

3. Collaboration:

We are not just service providers; we are partners. When you choose Auckland Marine Boat Valet, you gain access to a network of trade connections. Need a reliable marine electrician? We have got you covered. Seeking a skilled boat builder for custom modifications? Consider it done. Our collaboration extends beyond boat cleaning—we are here to solve problems and enhance your boating experience. We are the crew that stands by your side.

4. Ethical Behaviour:

We uphold ethical standards, treating every boat as if it were our own. When we recommend solutions, it is because we genuinely believe they are in your best interest. Our transparent approach ensures that you are informed at every turn. No hidden fees, no surprises—just a steady course toward excellence.

5. Accountability:

When we promise, we deliver. Our word is our bond, and our actions speak louder than words. Whether it is a routine valet or a complex restoration project, you can trust us to steer your boat toward excellence. We take ownership of every task, ensuring that your vessel sails smoothly, leaving a wake of satisfaction.

Experience Counts 

Founder Steve Kellie set on this voyage in 1998 in Fort Lauderdale Miami, and his experience guides us. But it is not just his expertise; it is the collective wisdom of our team—the countless hours spent buffing, waxing, and painting boats. Our testimonials echo the impact we have made:

Steve Kellie


Crystal has never looked so good! Thanks so much for a job well done. Marie and I really appreciate it.

Graham Veitch

After visiting the boat this afternoon I must write and say how nice she looks — and the tender shows the benefits of some TLC as well!

Tom Schnackenberg

Steve provides an awesome service! We use him for all our custom valet needs.

Joe Richardson

Highly recommended. Good communicator, knowledgeable and competitively priced. The results from the antifouling were flawless. I had a cut and polish whilst on the water and boat looks like new.

Peter McNeill

Many thanks for doing such as awesome job.

Scott Holt