Anchor Marine Repair Blog

State Of The Art Collision Boat Repair Facility

State Of The Art Collision Boat Repair FacilityOver the years, as our boat repair jobs got bigger and bigger, it became clear that we needed a facility to accommodate our growth and success. We built a two-building facility near Lake Minnetonka, which provides us with an unparalleled 10,000 square feet of working space. That means that we can get to your job more quickly and have the space to complete the restoration, renovations, or storm damage repair all year round.

We have two spray booths – one is 42 feet and the other measures 48 feet. That means that we can work on boats up to 38 feet long. We understand how important your boat is to you, so this state-of-the-art facility allows us to complete repairs quickly… Read Full Article →

 

Boat Renovations And Structural Repair

Boat Renovations And Structural RepairAnchor Marine Repair provides the best structural repair services available to Minnesota boat owners. We specialize in the repair of structural damage and boat renovations and do not provide mechanical repairs. When it comes to structural repairs, there is not a boat “injury” that we cannot fix. Our collective experience and hard-earned expertise in structural repair is unmatched in the boat repair industry. We are proud of this fact, and state it confidently because it is a statement of truth, and this excellence results in the great satisfaction of our customers…. Read Full Article →

 

Repairing Boat Transoms

Repairing Boat TransomsThe transom of a powerboat is the strongest part of the vessel. It must transmit the full power of the engine to the rest of the hull, as well as carry the pounding of the hull back to the engine. The great forces exerted between the engine and the hull come to a focus at the transom. This is the single most important part of an outboard boat, yet for some reason, it takes more abuse than any other part. Eventually a transom will succumb to its abuse and weaken to the point that your boat is not seaworthy. Do not let this happen to your boat! If you see any signs of the boat transom getting week, stop driving your boat and get it fixed…. Read Full Article →

 

Year-Round Boat Repair And Restoration

Year-Round Boat Repair And RestorationIt may be the dead of winter, and we may have months of the cold stuff ahead of us, but if you are itching for the warmer weather so you can get out on the water, consider scratching that itch by getting your boat in shape for the warmer weather. There is no better place in Minnesota for boat repair and restoration than Anchor Marine Repair.

Scheduling time with Anchor Marine Repair now means that you will not run the risk of having to wait longer than you would like by waiting when the warmer weather arrives–in other words… Read Full Article →

 

The Gift Of Beautiful Boat Restoration This Holiday Season

The Gift Of Beautiful Boat Restoration This Holiday SeasonDuring the holiday season, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the process of shopping and spending money on others, but don’t forget about yourself! If your boat needs restoration work or a good cleaning, what a perfect gift to give yourself! Let the professionals at Anchor Marine restore your boat to its original luster. Here are some things to consider when planning for a boat restoration:

Sometimes when people decide to have their boats restored, not everything needs to be updated… Read Full Article →

 

Restoration Of Paint On Marine Fiberglass

Restoration Of Paint On Marine FiberglassWhile 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.

There is no amount of polishing or compound will help with your fiberglass and paint if you don’t start off with a clean boat. Be sure to clean off your boat with a proper… Read Full Article →

 

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 →

 

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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