Detyens Boatyard

Serving The Lowcountry For Over Four Generations.

We are Charleston’s Local Boatyard

We Are Charleston's Local Boatyard.

Detyens Boatyard has been the pride of the Lowcountry for over four generations, offering exceptional marine services. We are committed to providing the unique “old school” family-friendly service that sets us apart in Charleston, SC.

Boatyard Services

Sand Blasting

In addition to being faster than traditional methods of surface preparation, sand blasting is gentler on the underlying materials.


Whether you need a quick fix or a full rewiring and hardware upgrade, we’ve got you covered.

Pressure Washing

Our marine pressure washing service uses top-of-the-line equipment and eco-friendly cleaning solutions to ensure that your boat is sparkling clean.


From routine tune-ups to full engine replacements, our team of certified mechanical wizards and state-of-the-art facilities have got your back.


Whether you need work done on standing and running rigging, furling systems, or require custom fabrication of a mast or boom, we’ve got you covered.

Running Gear

Our team of experts can handle everything from routine maintenance to major repairs to ensure that your boat’s running gear is in top shape.

Water Blasting

We’re able to get into all the nooks and crannies of your boat’s surface, leaving behind a clean and smooth surface.


We can diagnose, repair, and restore outdated equipment, or install brand-new systems from deck drains to bilge pumps.


From routine maintenance to complete replacement, we’ve got the skills and expertise to get your thru-hull fittings functioning smoothly. 


Whether you need antifouling paint removed and reapplied, topside painting, or varnish restoration and refurbishing, we take detailed care of your boat the whole way through. 

Hurricane Haul Outs

Our hurricane haul out service is designed to protect your vessel from the potential damage of a hurricane.

Limited Storage

We understand that your boat is an investment, which is why we take every precaution to ensure that it’s stored in a safe and secure environment.

Discover Detyens Boatyard Services!

Conveniently located on the Cooper river Detyens Boatyard is prepared to help you with all your marine service needs from painting to plumbing. Contact Us Today!

Monday – Friday 9AM – 5PM