Excellence in Service 


Boat Services Group prides itself on excellence in service, and we are fully committed to getting our customers back on the water as soon as possible.  Our commitment to our customers is to approach each job with integrity, honesty, and professionalism.....and our customers have shown their appreciation for our approach by trusting us with their business year after year. 


6000 Peninsular Ave Key West, FL 33040

+1 (305) 320-0555

Jacob A true keys character he has been living the keys life for over 2 years now. His organizational skills keep the shop running smooth. He also is our paint and cleaning expert. He knows the secrets to keep your boat beautiful. He has a great sense of humor, too!  In his off time he enjoys water sports and other "Keys" activities. 


Judy who is Michael's mom, is our office manager and she will greet you with a smile the first time you come in the office, and remember your name every time you come back.  She's the backbone of the organization, keeping track of work orders, work racks, technicians, and bookkeeping.  If Judy is not in the office, you can be sure she is off  traveling the world on one of her fabulous vacations.



John  He has lived in the Keys for a few years.  He has a great attitude, and is always eager to learn new skills for his tech trade.  He loves working on boats. When John is not working, he spends time with his adorable children and wonderful wife who is a pastry chef. ;-) 


The owners of Boat Services Group, Michael Gavito and his wife, Jo McKinney have lived in Key West since 2003.  Michael's background in boat service is extensive.  He is a certified ABYC  marine electrical technician, qualified for boat refrigeration, air conditioning, anything electrical, and lastly, his first love, electronics. 

Dave provides gelcoat, fiberglass and many other services to our customers. He has been fixing boats most of his life.  His obsession with boats began while growing up in the Lakes Area of Northwestern Minnesota. Dave honed his skills as a craftsman while owning his own construction company which built custom homes in the Land of 10,000 lakes. Dave and his wife, Barb, ended up in Key West on their sailboat in 2000.  When Dave is not working on boats, he is playing the steel drums in his duo "Island Time."

Jason with us since the beginning, he is Michael's right hand and a great #1. He loves working on electronics systems, can fix most anything, and is a craftsman who excels at custom fabrication.  When not at work he loves golf. 

Jo, when she is not wearing her other hat at the downtown West Marine in Key West adds a tremendous amount of value at Boat Services Group. She is an expert when it comes to selecting brands and components or just talking over the best approach for a customer's situation. Now acting as our service and parts manager, she is an important member of our team