Mario Scianna, Handmade Boats

 

 

Welcome..

Handmade boats was formed in 1982 by Mario Scianna, an Italian craftsman with a passion for wood, boats and the coastal life.

Based on Diani beach on Kenya's picturesque Southern Coast, Mario's workshop specialises in handcrafted powerboats and hotel fitouts as well as many other distinguished projects. Most recently, Mario designed Kenya's first coastal boutique hotel - The Sands at Nomad.

Mario enjoys working with a variety of woods though is best known for his work with mahogany.

If you have a special project that needs passion as well as expertise, contact handmade boats. Every piece of Mario's work is a work of art.

 

The Boats

The Boats
Mario Scianna creates unique handcrafted boats of distinction.

The Buildings

The Buildings
Handmade Boats has considerable experience in hotel buildings and fitouts

Other projects

Other projects
See the variety of Mario's work

 

 
  Leopard Beach Resort, A stylish and cosmopolitan resort situated on the world famous Diani Beach on Kenya's idyllic southern coast.Diving is our religionThe Sands at Nomad, Diani's first boutique hotel