Anchor Marine Repair Blog

Fiberglass Boat Repairs St Paul

glastron_before_fiberglass_repairsOver time, the exterior of your boat can develop significant wear and tear. Made primarily out of fiberglass, this material can hold strong against minor debris and weathering, however there may be times where your boat dings up against the dock or hits something in the water that shouldn’t be there. At Anchor Marine Repair, we understand that you treat your boat almost as if it is one of your children, and you take pride in its look. Read Full Post


Boat Repair

Winter-Boat-StorageWith cold weather quickly approaching, now is the time that most people in the Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN area begin getting their boats out of the water and storing it for the winter. Before storing your boat for the next few months, it is important to do a thorough evaluation to see if your boat needs any repairs. Read Full Post


Boat Winterization And Storage Wayzata MN

Boat Winterization Services MN Sadly, boating season has come to an end in Minnesota. Now is the time to protect your boat and prepare it for next year. Any repairs can be taken care of by Quality Boat Repair Technicians and boat winterization services should be completed. Anchor Marine Repair provides trustworthy indoor boat storage along with our other professional boat services. We have a state-of-the-art facility close to the Wayzata, MN area. Winterizing Your Boat Properly winterizing your boat is essential for maintaining peak condition and preparing for the next spring. The boat repair technicians at Anchor Marine Repair can do boat model specific winterization techniques that keep your boat in top condition. Exposing the boat to freezing temperatures for even a short amount of time can crack the engine block if it has not been winterized. These are some general boat winterization guidelines: Cleaning the boat thoroughly inside and out, wax and oil if needed Engine winterization may include topping off tank with fuel stabilizer, flush with non-toxic antifreeze, change oil, remove spark plugs and spray with fogging oil solution Fresh water systems should be completely drained, disconnect and isolate the hot water heater, pump non-toxic antifreeze through the system and add to water heater Waste water holding tank should be pumped out Prepare cabin and boat interior by removing valuables and other items, clean out drawers, clean the refrigerator, add a moisture absorbing product if desired Charge the battery and turn off all switches Final inspection and proper storage Safe And Secure Indoor Storage Anchor Marine Repair offers boat pick-up and delivery services for people around...

Boat Repairs

Boat Repair Services mnIt can happen in a snap. One moment you’re beautiful prized possession is parked right outside in front of your driveway and then BAM…a snow storm blows through and lands right on your beautiful boat. Whether your boat was damaged on the water, on the trailer, or in storage, Anchor Marine Repair can help you to not get mad…but to get even! Read Full Post


Winter Boat Storage Minnetonka MN

Even though most of us do not want to accept it, winter is here. Snowfall and accumulation has already occurred, and it’s only the middle of November! All signs are pointing to a strong winter with lots of snow and ice. Harsh weather means it is time to put the boat up for storage during the cold months ahead. If you are in the Minnetonka, MN area, Anchor Marine Repair provides the highest quality indoor winter boat storage around. You don’t have to worry that the cold weather is here to stay, it is not too late to get your pride and joy, also known as your boat, in quality storage! Let the professionals handle your indoor winter boat storage rather than someone inexperienced that you may find on a search engine like Craigslist. Importance of Storage and Winterization Our professional shop offers a convenient boat storage package where we can winterize your boat while your boat is stored. While in storage, our boat mechanics can provide you with services such as: Full Boat Inspections – Can handle any repairs needed in the off-season. Filter Changes – Making sure your boat is ready to go once the cold weather is over. Detailed Boat Wash – This includes washing the engine, which benefits your boat and brightens up the body all at the same time. Add Fuel and Antifreeze – Top of your levels while it is in storage. Flush the Engine – Make sure your engine is in its best shape. Drain the Livewell – An important factor in maintaining the longevity of your boat. Let the Professionals Handle...