Jo, when 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.  

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. 


Excellence in Service 


Boat Services Group prides itself on excellence in service, and we are fully committed to getting our charter and recreational 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. 


Holly is the Operations Manager and has lived in the Keys since 2010.  She is always happy to assist you with creating work orders, RePower estimates or getting parts.  When she's not at work she enjoys spending time on the water with her kiddos. 

Jacob is a true keys character. 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. 

6000 Peninsular Ave., Key West, FL 33040

(305) 320-0555

Boat Services Group is hiring a full-time experienced outboard engine technician.

The right candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience in service and repair. Boat electrical systems experience a plus. 

Please email questions or your resume with references to This position is open immediately.


Jason has been 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. 

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."

Jordanis our newest asset and happy to get the job done so you can get back out to charter or enjoy your time on the water. Originally from Michigan, he's an avid fisherman and always craves the next catch. 

Judy (aka Momma) is Michael's mom and our office manager. 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! If Judy is not in the office, you can be sure she is off traveling the world on one of her fabulous vacations.