Anchor Marine Repair Blog

Marine-Grade Paint Restoration: How-To

Marine-Grade Paint Restoration: How-ToWhile it may be tempting to add a new layer of paint to your boat, you shouldn’t have to do this every time you need to freshen up its look. Instead, concentrate on boat paint restoration. There are ways to restore boat paint with minimal investment. At Anchor Marine, we work with our customers to obtain the finest results… Read Full Article →

 

Safe Boating Tips For Summers In Minnesota

Safe Boating Tips For Summers In MinnesotaSummer is in full swing and everyone’s eager to be on the water. But don’t let your crew be in such a rush that they forget important safety precautions. Taking some of these preventative safety measures will help to ensure that you and your riders have a great excursion, free of accidents.

A safe day of boating begins before you ever get near the water. It all starts with planning, packing your needed supplies, a good check list and communicating to someone your plans… Read Full Article →

 

Boat Bottom Painting: Why It’s Necessary

Boat Bottom Painting: Why It’s NecessaryBoat bottom painting is necessary for any boat that stays in the water continuously for long periods. Bottom paint, also called anti-fouling paint, deters the growth of aquatic organisms, plants, and algae that damage your boat’s hull, affect the boat’s performance, and add a continuous ongoing maintenance chore. If your boat is pulled out of the water frequently and stored on a trailer, a lift, or a rack, bottom paint is not required. For boats that are continuously in the water for long periods, antifouling boat bottom paint is required… Read Full Article →

 

Why should I worry about a small crack in my fiberglass Boat?

Why should I worry about a small crack in my fiberglass Boat?Most of the nicks, chips and spider-webbing on a boat are found in fiberglass. They’re annoying because they ruin the appearance of the boat’s hull or interior. When spiderwebs and cracks continue to get worse, they will eventually allow water to seep inside the hull. That can spell big trouble. Most boats manufactured today are made with a fiberglass or fiberglass laminate hull and deck, and fiberglass components like the console.

Fiberglass is an essential material in most boats. It offers many wonderful advantages, including making nice boats affordable… Read Full Article →

 

Transom Repair and Replacement in Delano, MN

Transom Repair Before & AfterBoat maintenance and repairs are essential to owning and operating a boat. Not only are there cosmetic repairs and maintenance to be done, but there are also issues that can compromise the functionality and usability of your boat that must be addressed sooner than later. Transom repairs are just such an issue. When there’s a problem with the transom of your boat, it’s not something that can be ignored for several reasons, not the least of which is that the transom is an integral part of your boat’s design. At Anchor Marine Repair, we understand the value of each element of a boat, and we take the utmost care when repairing each piece… Read Full Article →

 

Marine Damage Repairs In Minnesota

Marine Damage Repairs In MinnesotaYour boat is one of your largest investments and not being able to use it when you want can be frustrating. If your boat has been damaged or is not water ready for the season, the team at Anchor Marine Repair can help. We are a one-stop shop for all your boating needs and specialize in fiberglass repair, metal flake repair, and aluminum boat repair for boats that have structural damage from a collision or a storm. Our staff has a passion for boats that rival many of our customers. Each of the current technicians has been a part of the team for over a decade! This experience, skill and passion benefits the customers directly… Read Full Article →

 

Propeller Mount Boat Repairs In Twin Cities Metro

Propeller Mount Boat Repairs In Twin Cities MetroHave you ever thought about how a boat is able to float on water at high speeds and with multiple people on board? Some people fear the water, but they feel safe when enjoying the lake life on a boat. Boats have been around almost as far back as history goes. In the beginning of time, canoe type boats were made of wood and rocks. Today’s boat has come a very long way and what is in store for the future is extremely exciting. One of the most important parts of a boat today is the propeller. Without a functioning propeller, your boat simply will not work. If you live in the Twin Cities of Minnesota and need propeller mount repairs… Read Full Article →

 

Pontoon Boat Repair Services in Minnesota

Pontoon Boat Repair Services in Minnesota | Anchor Marine Repair Delano, MNPontoon boat owners have many things in common – including a love for the water and for enjoying the outdoors. Pontoon boats are reasonably priced and a great way to relax and soak in the beauty of the area, with many comforts of home, including couches, lounges and even swivel chairs. Pontoon boats are roomy enough for you to host family and friends to join you on your journey, but also perfect for a private boat ride. When your pontoon boat needs repair, look no further than Anchor Marine Repair. Our crew can complete high quality pontoon boat repair after an accident so that you can get back to enjoying the water as soon as possible… Read Full Article →

 

Boat Trailer Repair Services in the Twin Cities

Boat Trailer Repair Services MinnesotaThere are over seven million Americans with boat trailers and it’s possible you’ve seen a few parked on the side of the road because of trailer problems. People with boat trailers hardly pay attention to the foundations of their boats, especially when everything appears to be fine. Proper maintenance to avoid potential problems is the best way to enjoy the lifespan of both your boat and your trailer. With regular and scheduled maintenance, you can bank on your boat trailer without fear of it developing faults… Read Full Article →

 

Insurance Approved Full Service Marine Collision Repair Services

Insurance Approved Full Service Marine Collision Repair ServicesWhile many experienced boat owners may not want to admit it, accidents happen from time to time. If you have damages due to a boat collision, Anchor Marine Repair is here to help! We’ve helped owners deal with all types of collision repairs and aim to restore watercraft to pre-collision conditions by using our state-of-the-art repair facility.

With more than 45 years of combined boat collision repair experience, the team of professionals at Anchor Marine can handle all types of collision damage. Common insurance-approved repair services that Anchor Marine handles include … Read Full Article →

 

No Mechanical Repairs

We provide fiberglass & aluminum boat damage repair, painting, and refinishing. We do not have any mechanics on staff, and cannot provide any mechanical repairs or quotes.

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