Anchor Marine Repair Blog

Leaking Boat Repair Services

Leaking Boat Repair ServicesA leaking boat is no mere annoyance. Every crack, tear, split seam, or missing rivet can put you one step closer to a sinking vessel. Left unattended, minor damage can lead to a major headache. Not to worry though – you can usually handle small leaks yourself before they spiral out of control. When you need the professionals to step in, call Anchor Marine Repair for all your repair and refinishing work.

Boat leaks are typically first noticed below the water line. In the lowest section of the boat — known as the bilge… Read Full Article →

 

5-Point Checklist For Boat Propellers

5-Point Checklist For Boat PropellersHauling your boat out of the water for winter? Now’s the time to inspect your propeller, prop shafts, seals, and zincs. If there is any maintenance required, why not get it done now instead of next season when everyone else is planning to repair their boats.

Even though dings and missing chunks are easy to spot, it takes a careful eye to catch a slightly bent blade. To be thorough, measure each blade from a fixed point. If the distance differs from one blade to the next, chances are you have a bent blade… Read Full Article →

 

Proper Boat Storage In Minnesota

Proper Boat Storage At Anchor Marine RepairOne of the keys to owning a boat is the question of where to keep it when you aren’t using it. Your budget, convenience, and availability are all keys that should be talked about. If you live or work in or around the Delano Minnetonka area, Anchor Marine is a great choice for wrapping, storage and off season repairs.

Trailering

There’s no less expensive way to store a boat than on a trailer in your driveway or yard. A trailer offers you the advantages of taking your boat into different areas of water, taking your boat out whenever you like, or just saving fees on your winter storage…. Read Full Article →

 

Some Common Problems With Pontoon Tubes

Some Common Problems With Pontoon TubesGood pontoon boat maintenance ensures that your investment is well protected. Taking care of your pontoon ensures that it maintains its performance ability and increases its life span. There are specific cleaning and maintenance needs of your pontoon. Following are some conditions that occur with the underside tubes. Most issues are fixable, perhaps even warrantable, and some would argue, even avoidable. If you have damage to your tubes or toons we can schedule a time to get your boat repaired and get you back on the water in a timely fashion. After all, in Minnesota the boating season is short…. Read Full Article →

 

Repair Solutions For Common Jet Ski Engine Problems

Repair Solutions For Common Jet Ski Engine ProblemsA jet ski is a small, propelled vehicle which skims across the water surface and is driven much like a motorcycle. Jet skis provide great enjoyment to buyers and riders alike! Depending on the model, a jet ski can accommodate up to four people at a time. Jet ski parts eventually wear out or cause problems for the riders. Below are some potential solutions for repairs that owners will likely need to address during the lifecycle of their watercraf… Read Full Article →

 

2021 Boat Collision Repair Services

2021 Boat Collision Repair ServicesAs we approach the end of our warmer weather months and prepare for weather that creates the stereotypes of Minnesota in the minds of people who live in warmer weather states, boat owners are beginning to think about putting their boats away for a few months. Anchor Marine Repair can help you achieve peace of mind about putting your boat away this season. When you spend time out on the water, it is almost inevitable that you will strike, or be struck by, some kind of obstacle. It could be debris from some other boat owner’s collision, the remains of a dock that collapsed long ago, or another boat owner’s irresponsibility … Read Full Article →/”>Read Full Article →

 

Giving Your Boat A Fresh Look

Giving Your Boat A Fresh LookDo you have a special place in your heart for your boat but are willing to admit that it could use a big facelift? There’s no reason to get rid of your boat if it is working well mechanically. Rather than giving up on this special boat that needs some enhancements, why not give your boat a fresh look? At Anchor Marine Repair, we specialize in boat painting and restoration services that are designed to get your boat back to tip top shape… Read Full Article →

 

Boat Repair Insurance Advocates

Insurance Approved Boat Collision Repair ShopDealing with a boat collision can be extremely stressful. Not only are you left to worry about the damage to your boat that has occurred, but you’ve got to figure out the best way to handle the damage financially. Hopefully, you have boat insurance. The insurance claim filing process, however, can be difficult. Our team at Anchor Marine Repair took notice of this and has placed a strong emphasis on being boat repair insurance advocates for our clients whenever it is needed. Not only can we repair your boat to better than pre-accident condition, but we can make sure… Read Full Article →

 

Marine Collision Insurance Repair

Marine Collision Insurance RepairUnfortunately, there is no guaranteed way to ensure that you don’t have a boating accident. As precious as our boats are, we don’t want to leave their repairs up to chance. Boating insurance is an important aspect of owning a boat. Having boating insurance should bring you a piece of comfort. It should not stress you out. So, when the inevitable does occur and your boat is in need of repair, our job here at Anchor Marine Repair is to make the entire process as simple as possible. We are more than happy to assist you in the claims process, and we will work with just about every company out there … 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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