About our Boat Building
Lightning Boat Builders is owned and operated Alan Mansfield. Alan works with his team of 3 qualified boat builders and a marine architect to bring every client the highest standard of workmanship and professionalism for boat building, boat detailing, boat repairs, and antifouling.
Our professional and qualified team bring with them more than 85 years of combined experience in the boat building industry, along with a passion for boats. We are the only boat builders in Runaway Bay, which is located on the northern end of the Gold Coast, which means we are an easy travelling distance both by water and road, for anyone from Coomera to Broadbeach and beyond!
The love of boating is something that has run in Alan’s family for generations. The name ‘Lightning’ was in fact taken from the name of the tall ship that Alan’s great-great-grandfather captained and is now on show at the Geelong Maritime Museum in Victoria.
Along with a great history in boating and boat building, Alan also understands the value of ‘good-old-fashioned’ customer service! Alan understands the power of word of mouth referrals, but he also understands the necessity of being able to trust in your boat building team. Lightning Boat Builders is the Gold Coast team who won’t let you down.
Our qualified boat building team will go the extra mile to make sure you are 100% satisfied with all work completed on your vessel.
- If you are bringing your boat to us through the beautiful Gold Coast waterways and need a lift home, just let us know and we will arrange that for you.
- If your boat needs to be out of the water while work is completed by our team, we will arrange a 3-day hardstand at no cost to you.
- If you are looking for an excellent team of boat building professionals to perform a re-fit or a complete build, then Lightning Boat Builders can see the whole project through from start to finish.