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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As the temperatures begin to drop and the nights get longer, the fall season begins to settle in. Some boat owners remain out on the water still, while many use this time to bring their boat out of the water and begin to get it ready for winter storage. One of the most popular questions we get as to storage is where to keep it when you’re not using it. There are several options, and which you decide upon will likely be based on several factors. Budget, convenience, and availability are some of the main considerations when choosing the storage site. Looking to have you boat shrink wraped and stored… Read Full Article →
Minnesota: The Land of 10,000 Lakes. Minnesota is known for its lakes, 14,380 to be exact, so you can expect to find plenty of spaces to boat and/or fish! Fishing has long been considered a favorite pastime of Minnesotans. Around the Delano area, there are several lakes that are known for great fishing and boating.
Lake Rebecca: Grab your rod and fishing license and try to catch tiger muskies, largemouth bass, walleyes and panfish in Lake Rebecca. Two fishing piers are available – one located in the… Read Full Article →
One 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.
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 →
There is no better time than the winter months to get your boat repaired. Why is that, you may ask? Well, the reason that this is the best time of year to handle boat repairs is because it is too cold to be out on the water, so you can’t use your boats anyway. If your fishing, pontoon, jet ski or speed boat needs some repairs, our team at Anchor Marine Repair has you covered with anything that you need. Not only can we handle all of your boat repair needs, we can also store your boat for the winter as well.
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With the weather cooling down in Minnesota, you’ve likely spent your last days out on the open water. Now the question is what will you do with your boat for the winter? If you’re smart, you’ll work with a local boat repair shop like Anchor Marine Repair that can provide winter boat storage as well as take care of any boat repairs that are necessary. In Minnesota the boating season is so short we often neglect the minor and sometimes major boat repairs. Do not go into next spring boating season with boat repairs. Read Full Post