Welcome to Escape Boating

Escape Boating is a Leisure business in Benoni established in 1991. It is owned and run by the Barker family . We manufacture the “Crackleback” and “Escape”  Range of boats for the local and export markets.

Escape Boating is a proud Mercury dealer.

In-house manufacturing of:


Stainless steel



Repairs of existing boats

Escape Boating has a service department with fully trained technicians. Safety surveying is done on the premises (cof and buoyancy certificates). We stock accessories, boat and engine spares, fish finders, watersport and boating equipment, bass tackle and outdoor clothing.

Also proud to have a full Promotions Department in-house. This includes having a Lazer Cut/Engraver machine, vinyl cutter and heat press.

Fishing competitions which Escape Boating has sponsored include:

Albert Falls Classic (“Crackleback 460 and Crackelback 500″)

Amatola Classic (“Crackleback 460 and Crackelback 500”)

Carp and Barbel Bonanza (“Escape 420cc”)

E-Bass (Trophys)

Thanking our customers for their continued support and friendship, we hope to continue being of help in the future.