881 NW 13th Ave, Miami, FL 33125

RMK Merrill-Stevens (RMK MS) was Florida's first shipyard and has become one of the most diverse, capable, and updated shipyards in all of South Florida. Since 1885, the RMK MS shipyard has served the owners, captains, and crews of yachts and superyachts from around the world with pride.

RMK MS has two shipyards North & South co-located on the Miami River. Learn about RMK MS North here. RMK MS South offers high-quality yacht service, maintenance, and refits for yachts and superyachts, from 30' - 130'. RMK MS South is in Miami's Health District at 881 NW 13th Avenue.

Everyone wants the best for their vessel, but it can be hard to know what to expect when working with a new yard. Established itself as a premier provider of yacht service, maintenance, and refits by providing the following to a long list of yacht owners, captains, and crews:

  • Boatbuilding expertise
  • Experienced team
  • High-quality
  • Limitless capabilities
  • On-time and on-budget delivery
  • Qualified subcontractors
  • Reliability
  • Skilled workers


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What RMK MS South Can Bring to Your Vessel

RMK MS South has built a reputation for providing quality services and workmanship, which we credit to the truly incredible team we have developed over the past several years. We have a knowledgeable service and parts team, reasonable pricing model, and we offer discounts for referrals. Our abilities bring greater value to you and better, long-lasting results for your vessel.


RMK MS South Updates and Features

There are two covered slips at RMK MS South which are utilized for in-water repairs, maintenance, and paintworks.

  • East slip:
  • 234ft long x 36ft wide x 9ft deep at low tide.
    Max air draft at low tide 52ft.

  • West slip:
  • 280ft long x 46ft wide x 7ft deep at low tide.
    Max air draft at low tide 52ft.


RMK MS South Capabilities

As a full-service shipyard, RMK Merrill-Stevens South yard provides the following offerings:

  • Bottom Paint
  • Carpentry
  • Certified welders and fabricators
  • Composite
  • Consultants for Class & Flag
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Engine service and repair
  • Exhaust fabrication and repair
  • Fire Appliance and LSA servicing
  • HVAC
  • Hydraulics
  • Interior finishing
  • Interior carpets/furnishings
  • Mechanical
  • Paint Refinishing
  • Qualified rigger
  • Service workshops
  • Tender repairs/servicing
  • Upholstery and covers
  • Vibration analysis
  • ...and more!
All services are completed by our own in-house tradesmen, or in combination with, or by vetted and qualified subcontractors.


Haul-Out Facility

RMK MS South features:

  • "Old Glory," a 100MT travel-lift, added in 2019
  • 77' long x 24' wide haul-out slip
  • Slip and travel-lift allowing for haul-outs of vessels up to 100ft LOA


Shore Power

RMK MS South offers the following shore power options:

  • 30 Amp
  • 50 Amp
  • 208 3 Phase
  • 480 3 Phase


Visitor Information

RMK MS South conveniently located on the Miami River, close to Miami Beach and airport, has 24/7 security. To enter RMK MS South you must sign-in at the security station. Parking is available for visitors.

RMK MS South features a storage facility, on-site rental facilities, and temporary storage. For storage rates, call (305) 324-5211.



Request a Quote!

Space at RMK MS South is filling up fast. To reserve your space with RMK MS South for an upcoming repair, maintenance, or refit, contact RMK MS South today by requesting your quick quote below or email at service@rmkms.com.



Partnerships add value to the services we provide. RMK Merrill-Stevens relies on developing beneficial, long-term relationships with brands and organizations in addition to the relationships we build with owners, captains, and crews.

View our brand and association partnerships below.