by Anchor Marine | May 31, 2023 | Boat Refinishing, Boat Refurbishing, Boat Renovation, Boat Repair
If you have ever owned an automobile that was as much about the outward appearance as it was about the practicality of transportation, you likely have a similar belief in place about your boat’s finish. Sure, boats can provide practical transportation, but for most boat owners, their enjoyment comes from the ability to be out on the water. For some, the motivation is to move slowly to their favorite fishing location. For others, the motivation is to find a body of water where they can press the accelerator and get their boat moving at speed, maybe with a water skier or two behind it… Read Full Article →
by Anchor Marine | Feb 28, 2023 | Boat Damage Repair, Boat Refinishing, Boat Renovation, Collision Boat Repairs, Insurance Boat Repairs
It is very easy to get engulfed in finding the perfect New Year’s resolutions, then there’s sticking to them. If you find your boat in need of a good cleaning, some work on those cracked and torn vinyl seats and surfaces, or restoration of its… Read Full Article →
by Anchor Marine | Jan 10, 2023 | Boat Refinishing, Boat Refurbishing, Boat Renovation, Boat Repair
It is very easy to get engulfed in finding just the right gift for everyone else, your boss, your co-workers, your friends, your family, your spouse, etc., but this Christmas, don’t forget about yourself. If you find your boat in need of a good cleaning, some work on those cracked and torn vinyl seats and surfaces, or restoration of its paint job, what more practical gift can you think of? Let the boat restoration professionals at Anchor Marine Repair bring your boat back to its original glory! … Read Full Article →
by Anchor Marine | Oct 31, 2022 | Boat Renovation, Boat Repair, Boat Trailer Repair
The fall months are full of boat owners working to moor up or bring their boats in for the season. Many will simply trailer their boat, cover it, and leave it until the weather begins to warm up again next season. The best thing to do however, is to thoroughly inspect your boat structurally to ensure that any damages are taken care of, as the off-season is the best time to get any repair work or restoration done.
First off, inspect your trailer thoroughly: Many boat owners just assume that their trailer is fine and free of defects. They pull their boat out of the water and plan to trailer their boat all winter long. What happens if one of the tires is dry-rotted… Read Full Article →
by Anchor Marine | Aug 29, 2022 | Boat Refinishing, Boat Refurbishing, Boat Renovation
When a fiberglass boat isn’t cleaned and waxed regularly, it loses its shine and takes on a dull, chalky appearance. This is caused by the gelcoat oxidizing and suffering water damage. It doesn’t look very appealing, but the good news is that restoring the shine to a fiberglass boat and returning it to a dazzling finish is straightforward. Here are some tips for restoring a boat’s fiberglass finish.
Fiberglass boats have a protective outer layer called gelcoat … Read Full Article →
by Anchor Marine | Aug 10, 2022 | Boat Renovation, Boat Restoration
Has your boat seen better days cosmetically? Does your boat work well on the water, but the overall look of the boat is embarrassing? Rather than going to buy a new boat, why not invest in restoring your boat so that it can get back to its original tip top shape? At Anchor Marine Repair, we specialize in restoring boats affordably. This small investment can transform the look of your boat and your friends may not even recognize your boat out on the Minnesota waters once our restoration services are complete… Read Full Article →