Boats is a builder of quality boats in wood and fibreglass for work,
fishing and pleasure run by
Sarita and Yashwanth Kangen.
a boatbuilder who has supplied boats to a long list of satisfied customers
all over India and abroad over the past thirty years. His boats can
be found sailing the seas around the Asian subcontinent, Europe and
USA. He has been involved with
wooden boat construction under his father since 1969 and after undergoing
training, with fibreglass boat production since 1978. He
is a member of the Indian Marine Federation and life member of the Institution of Naval Architects, India
as well as the FRP
Institute of India.
Yashwanth has developed and
introduced several new types of boats that have proven technically and commercially very successful.
Canoes that combine the efficient hull form of the traditional
Indian dugout canoe with advantages of FRP - for sea fishing,
recreation, utility. Rowed, sailed or powered, in sizes
ranging from 16' to over 55'. Pioneered in 1978.
The highly successful series of 15.8
Outrigger Trawlers of 18-day voyage endurance for operation in
the treacherous sea conditions of the Bay of Bengal. These
solid, stable hulls are well suited for adapting as trawler yachts
or workboats - 1985.
FRP Kattumarans that are provided with a unique stabilizing system and several other advantages as
replacement craft for the traditional log-raft
fishing kattumarans of the Indian East Coast - 1990.
12 and 14 mt long
Twin-Screw Wooden Hull Tugs for the Lakshadweep Islands Admin.
for ship-to-shore transfer, inter-island ferry, water barge towing and
for missing vessels searching - 1993/98.
Built and exported wooden ocean-cruising
Motor-Sailboats meeting European designers requirements - two of these boats
have sailed across the Atlantic in both directions and earned high acclaim at
the La Rochelle Boat Show - 1997.
Built 60ft wooden
Sailship replicating the 18th century Mediterranean pirate ship Bombarda - 2003/07.
Mahasagar Boats has the capability to build a wide range of boat types. We have at our disposal a vast pool of skilled manpower possessing technical expertise and experience in all areas of wooden and fibreglass boat construction. Adapting to present day business
conditions, we have re-organised our setup to function under minimal
overheads and where suitable, take advantage of available existing facilities that meet our construction requirements. We thereby run a flexible operation and are not confined to building boats at Mangalore alone. Your boat is individually built by our own skilled work team and our usual standard of workmanship and personal commitment is assured.
Take advantage of
the lower cost of skilled manpower in Asia and get your boat built by us.
Choose one of the standard boats shown on the following webpages with their
layouts customized to suit your own requirements. Boats can be supplied
bare shell or complete. Owners/designers are also invited to discuss
having their own design custom-built by us. Furnish study prints and
bill of materials of your design for a quote. Facility and skilled
workteam can be set up for having your boat built under your personal
instructions on site.
Production boatbuilders can explore the possibility of getting hulls and
other parts of their series produced boats hand lay-up moulded by us in moulds
and materials supplied either by them or us. Moulding
of FRP parts for other applications as per your design is also undertaken.
We are in close liaison with product development centres of major glassfibre manufacturing companies and other institutions.
are invited to contact us for liaison work and other marine related services in
the region. Contact
from boat designers and other boat-builders with the aim of pooling together resources and
offering the customer a wider range of products and services is also welcome.