Anchor Marine Repair Blog

Have a boat in Blaine that needs Refurbishing? We can help

Transom RepairAs boating is many people’s passion in Minnesota, we understand the importance of boat repair and refurbishing. With over 45 years of combined experience, and boat lovers ourselves, we will keep your fiberglass, aluminum or metal flake boat looking good season after season!

Fiberglass, aluminum and metal flake boat refurbishing isn’t just a DIY project, or a skill that anyone can possess after a couple tries or reading an online forum. It is an art that requires many years of dedication, time and patience. Our consistent high quality work is performed by skilled composite craftsmen that absolutely love the work they do. Read Full Post

 

Lund Boat Refurbishing

Lund Boat RefurbishingLund boats have been around since 1948. These aluminum and fiberglass boats offer unbeatable performance and strength that makes any boater’s heart hum. They build this boat to perform, and it has a unique hull design for that very reason. Lund boats are built with quality construction, so when something needs to be replaced, you want that same quality build. At Anchor Marine Repair, we offer refurbishing services for Lund brand boats for residents and water enthusiasts in Minnesota. Read Full Post

 

Sea Ray Boat Repair Services, MN

Sea Ray Boat Repair Services, MNAs this year’s boating season comes to a close, it is time to think about what kind of repairs and renovations your boat might need to be in the best shape possible come next spring. Anchor Marine Repair can partner with you during the off-season to make this happen.  As the #1 boat repair resource in the Minneapolis, MN area, our experienced repair team can complete fiberglass repair, metal flake repair, and aluminum boat repair for collision, structural, and storm damaged boats.  We repair and refurbish all types of boats including the Sea Ray brand, the world’s largest boat manufacturer of superior quality pleasure boats, Sport Boats, Sport Cruisers, Sport Yachts, and Yachts.  Whether your boat just needs some minor repairs or a major overhaul, Anchor Marine Repair in Minneapolis, MN can help. Read Full Post

 

Twin Cities Boat Refinishing

Twin Cities Boat RefinishingFall 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

 

Boat Repair and Restoration MN | Transom Replacement

Minnesota Boat Repair Services The transom of a power boat is the strongest part of the vessel. It has to 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. Transom Replacement After years of exposure to the elements, almost without fail, fiberglass boats will need a new transom. Even the most stoutly built boat will end up with a rotted out transom core. Rot in a transom may extend to the floors and stringers. They are also likely to be bad. Decide what you will replace, but be ready to discover hidden damage.  The transom, floor, and stringers in a boat are, collectively, the most important elements of its construction. Compromising even a single one of the three puts the safety of the vessel and the lives aboard in jeopardy. Every boat is different. Some have curved transoms that require the new core to be laminated to the curvature of the boat. Some boats have splashwells molded in that necessitate separating the hull and deck. Some boats have stringers that may get in the way, or a floor that must be partially removed, or any number of other unforeseen hurdles to get past. This is...