Fall and winter are on the way and that very likely means that you will soon have to pull your boat out of the water for the summer and store it until it warms up enough next year to get it back out. There is no doubt that the end of the warm months in Minnesota is dreaded by boat owners. But, these cold, winter months can be used to repair or refinish your beloved boat and get your boat back in the best shape possible. Anchor Marine Repair can completely refinish or refurbish your boat while it is not in use so that, come spring, it is ready for the water! Read Full Post
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Your boat is one of your biggest investments, and not being able to use it when desired can be frustrating. If your vessel has been damaged or is not water-ready for the season, Anchor Marine Repair is here for all your boating needs. As an all-inclusive shop for all marine needs, we specialize in fiberglass repair, metal flake repair and aluminum boat repair for vessels with structural damage due to collisions or storms. Our staff has an enthusiasm for boats that rivals that of many of our customers – each technician on staff having been part of our team for over a decade! Our expertise, skill set, and passion have served our customers directly… Read Full Article →
Boat bottom paint is necessary if your boat spends a lot of time in the water. There is nothing worse than going out on a weekend and finding that your boat needs maintenance. Saltwater barnacles can be a problem. Barnacles won’t cause any damage to your fiberglass boat’s gel coat, but they can be a problem. Aquatic organisms can cause severe damage to wooden boats by drilling into the wood. Freshwater plants, algae, and zebra mussels will adhere to untreated bottoms. It’s also a headache to scrub it off. A bottom paint that is copper-rich and contains a biocide to keep the bottom clear of unwanted aquatic … Read Full Article →
Boat 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 →
While 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 →
If your boat needs to be refinished and live in Minnesota, Anchor Marine Repair should be your #1 choice. Anchor Marine Repair has the experience and expertise that have helped us earn the reputation for being the best boat repair service in Minnesota. Your boat is exposed to extreme weather and other forces of nature … Read Full Article →