Daffin Marine Service, Inc. was started in 1982 by Capt. Dink Daffin. Dink graduated from St. Michael's High School in 1974 and then graduated from a two year Vo-Tech auto field school. Dink worked at Piney Narrows Marina and at Reese's Auto for about 5 years on automobiles and commerical work boats. After starting Daffin Marine Service, Inc. in a backyard shop in St. Michael's he became a Volvo Penta dealer in 1988. By 1990 Daffin Marine Service, Inc. moved its business to the old smoke house on Rt. 33. In 1992 Dink and his former partner Ed "Bumper" Hause moved to his current location in McDaniel. Dink's extensive training in Mercruiser, Volvo Penta, Marine Power, Crusader, Velvet Drive, and also Tohatsu has helped establish his sucessful business and reputation. Dink stands behind his work and holds his mechanics to the highest of standards.
While Dink works hard to keep his company running smoothly and professionally he also became a hunting guide, received his U.S. Coast Guard Captain's License with a towing endorsement included, is an active member of the St. Michael's Fire Department, and a life time sponsor in the Bay Hundred Ducks Unlimited. Dink enjoys hunting, fishing, and even riding his Harley.
Daffin Marine is an Evinrude E-Tec dealer as well as a Tohatsu dealer located in the historic St. Michaels area in Talbot County Maryland. St. Michaels, Maryland is a quaint waterfront village on the Eastern Shore, situated on a picturesque peninsula between Tilghman Island, Easton and Oxford, and only a leisurely drive from Cambridge, Ocean City, Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Richmond, and New York. Arrive by boat and you'll travel up the beautiful Miles River and not far from the Chesapeake Bay. So while you're out on your boat in this beautiful area if you need outboard repairs or inboard work. Just give us a call. We have outboards and inboard parts in stock and we are just a phone call away.