There are an estimated 10 million Americans that use boats and trailers each year. It is not unusual for the trailers to go years without good quality inspections or preventative maintenance. More often than not, owners are merely reactive to issues, as they arise. In 2020 alone, nearly 10,000 calls were received for boat trailer roadside assistance issues. The number of roadside assistance cases can be drastically lowered if owners would perform some basic preventative maintenance measures to ensure the lifespan… Read Full Article →
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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 →
There 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 →
This time of year, folks are taking their boats out of the MN water to winterize and put them away for the winter. Before you head down to the boat ramp to pull your boat out for the season, make sure you look over your boat trailer. Commonly overlooked and frequently ignored, boat trailers are an important component of boating and should not be neglected. Your boat trailer plays a large role in your boating experience. It allows for you to launch your boat for a fun day out in the sun and allows you to pick your boat up, travel and even store your boat, keeping it in good and safe condition. … Read Full Article →
Imagine it’s your first day of boating season and you are getting ready to take your boat out and down to the water. You winterized it like you were supposed to and kept it safe all season long and now it’s finally time to get out and enjoy the water again. Unfortunately, your boat trailer did not fare so well. Boat trailers are frequently overlooked because they truly only serve one purpose: to get in and get out of the water. However, if your boat trailer is damaged or broken, your boat might as well be too. At Anchor Marine Repair, we offer boat trailer repairs in Minnesota and work to get yours repaired as quickly as possible so you can resume your fun times out on the water. Read Full Post
Pontoon boats have become something of an institution among boaters and families. They’re perfect for a wide range of activities, and they can host a large number of people, which makes them perfect for large get-together s or calm days on the water. One of the many benefits of owning a pontoon boat is that they’re not as easily damaged as other types of boats, and they’re relatively simple to fix – if you have a boat repair shop that knows what it’s doing. At Anchor Marine Repair, we’re experts in pontoon boat repairs and restorations in Minnesota, with expertise in everything from fixing dents and installing new carpets to repairing intense storm damage. Read Full Post