In 1996 Ken Keefe and Paul Kaplan founded Keefe Kaplan Maritime, Inc. (KKMI for short) with a vision of delivering superb craftsmanship and lasting value to boat owners on San Francisco Bay. After a great deal of hard work from an incredibly dedicated Team, the dream has been realized. KKMI now operates service centers in both Pt. Richmond and Sausalito, and has become one of the leading maritime companies in California.
We provide a complete range of boat maintenance services at our environmentally award winning facilities. KKMI strives to maintain engaged and true client communications by providing knowledge and a depth of experience so we can smartly apprise boat owners of their vessel’s condition and maintenance needs. In doing so, KKMI delivers the best service and value in the products and materials supplied by the finest Team in the industry.
KKMI understands that no two boats are identical nor are the owner’s goals and budgets. Determining what must be done on a vessel can be a complex task, which is why we consider value with each decision when servicing your vessel. The true cost of boat ownership can be greatly reduced when a higher level of knowledge, safety and craftsmanship are applied. KKMI provides this value to you and your boat. Simply said, we do it right the first time and we stand behind the quality of our work.
Our knowledge, training and love of what we do is what allows us to provide you with the knowledge that KKMI is here to take care of your boat from bow to stern. The complexities and nuances of a sail or power yacht demand a level of expertise that fortunately is in our DNA. We know and care about your boat.
The work we do and the costs associated are always discussed up front, before we begin the work. We openly share how we will approach each job from the beginning to delivery. Every owner has a dedicated Project Manager who will communicate to you what needs to be done. Once discussed and approved, we’ll proceed as outlined. “True” to us means giving you a knowledgeable advisor who will foster a relationship of integrity with no surprises.