is owned by Kevin and Rika Fouche and is based in Knysna, on the east coast of South Africa, on the Indian Ocean. The company began with Kevin’s vision of building catamarans that combined high performance, long-range cruising with fully customized interiors and décor. Kevin, a highly skilled shop fitter, worked with some of the industry’s top architects and designers, and in 2002, KNYSNA Yachts was born. KNYSNA Yacht Company is a member of MIASA and is fully accredited by SABBEX, where yachts must undergo rigorous quality, safety and production tests, and their financials are strictly audited. Their yachts are CE-certified. The Knysna Yacht Company is the world’s only exclusive ‘boutique’ yacht building company. They build a limited number of yachts per year for select clients. Their focus is not on volume, but on innovation, technology, creativity, craftsmanship, and safety. KNYSNA has a long list of achievements, including a long list of very satisfied customers.