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MAINTAINING YOUR BOAT & THE COST OF NOT DOING IT!

    KEEP BOTTOM CLEAN                           CHECK ALL VALVES                CLEAN AC PAN DRAIN In our service yard we see many issues that are very expensive to repair that easily could have been prevented with proper maintenance. Here are some of the issues we see most often; Leaks are a major problem and should be addressed as soon […]

Make Boat Handling Easier!

           Retractable Unit on a Hanse 53                           Side-Power Bow Thruster on Hunter 460 Every boat owner will know the problems of maneuvering in close quarters and the feeling of not being in full control of the boat. Boating is meant to be fun. Why end your day or week on the water with a stressful […]

Valiant 40 Blister Repair

1- Upon survey large blister were discovered and the hull had extreme moisture below the waterline. 2- The entire hull below the waterline was peeled using a fiberglass planer to removing four layers of fiberglass (2 matt, 2 roving). The hull was sander to create a fair surface for applying new layers of fiberglass using […]

Boat of the Year – Beneteau Oceanis 38

When I visited the St Petersburg Power & Sail Boat Show this past weekend, I boarded the New Beneteau Oceanis 38, the boat that received SAIL magazine’s top honor for “Best Boat” in the 31 to 40-foot monohull category. I was very impressed with the unique concept of having a boat that you can buy in […]

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