Welcome to Scott Lane Boat Builders

Scott Lane Boat Builders work very closely with owners and designers to ensure that finished results exceed all expectations. With workmanship being the trademark of our company, Scott Lane Boat Builders have built a reputation of producing handcrafted high quality boats. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and high standards of workmanship.

In the News


Smart Lady

The 13.2m Virago was built by long-time Bill Upfold Collaborator Scott Lane Boatbuilders - it's the 11th Upfold design Lane has completed (and for Upfold himself, this is boat number 70).

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Kooringal is the house of a much-loved family beach house on Moreton Island, Queensland, belonging to an Australian couple now living in New Zealand. It's also the name of the couple's new Auckland – based Elite 12.8m, built to Scott Lane Boatbuilders' usual exacting standard.

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Boating NZ Feb 2017

Companion for Life

NZ's launch market might be import-heavy, but international designers don’t have the monopoly on class and style. This new Elite 13.5 Sports Sedan has both in spades.

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Boating NZ June 2015

An Elite Trio

When Clevedon boatbuilder Scott Lane took a busman's holiday to build the Bill Upfold-design Elite 13m Odysseia for his family, he liked her sedan concept so much he built an identical hull and decks alongside as a spec boat.

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Pacific Powerboat, July 2015

A Stunning New Vantage Point

Sedan-style launches or cruisers, not so long ago considered deeply unfashionable, are currently enjoying something of a renaissance. Scott Lane, one of Bill Upfold’s regular boatbuilders, started the vessel as a spec boat and then used its hull as a mould for his own boat.

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Scott Lane Boat Builders is a recognised member of NZ Marine industry association

Elite Marine

Auckland on Water Boat Show

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