Thunderbolt Marine Inc. (TMI) – Your Premier Yacht Service Destination


Location: Thunderbolt, Georgia, Wilmington River


Overview: Thunderbolt Marine Inc. (TMI) boasts world-class yacht service facilities on a 25-acre historic site along the Wilmington River, located a mere three miles southeast of Savannah. Nestled in a tranquil, non-commercial neighborhood with deep roots in maritime history, TMI offers unmatched service quality, merging rich tradition with modern innovation.


Key Features:


  1. State-of-the-Art Facilities: Our facility includes enclosed service bays, an advanced paint booth, and overhead gantry cranes in all service areas. We’ve also expanded our Interior Finishes & Varnish shop, Canvas & Upholstery shop, and added three automotive-sized paint booths for precision work.
  2. Comprehensive Services: With in-house trades, onsite shops, and authorized outside contractors, we ensure top-notch maintenance and repair services, meeting the diverse needs of yachts of all sizes.
  3. Historic Setting: Situated where the Thunderbolt Battery once stood during the US Civil War, our site carries a legacy of seafaring excellence, enriched by its history as the home port of Asa Candler Jr.’s yacht and its wartime role during WWII.
  4. Marina & Amenities: Beyond our 5300 linear feet of floating docks, our marina offers a Captain’s Lounge, gym, game room, outdoor kitchen, spa pool, and 24/7 security, guaranteeing a memorable stay.
  5. Customer-Centric: Our continuous facility upgrades are a testament to our commitment to client satisfaction, ensuring we always stay ahead of your marine service needs.


History: From its early days as a personal yacht basin for the son of Coca-Cola’s founder to its role during World War II and its evolution into a first-class yacht repair facility, TMI has an enduring legacy. It has evolved from commercial vessel construction to a leading yacht service destination, constantly innovating while staying true to its maritime roots.


Contact: If you are looking for unparalleled yacht services delivered with both skill and heart, reach out to Thunderbolt Marine Inc. Your vessel is not just a boat to us; it’s a piece of history we’re honored to serve.


Your satisfaction drives our legacy. Experience the Thunderbolt Marine difference today!

3124 River Drive, Thunderbolt, GA, 31404



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