On an old TV show from the 1960s, a man and his son are shown out on a lake in a boat, enjoying the day fishing. To add a bit of comedy to the show, the pair discovers that their little rowboat has a leak. They scramble to shore before sinking and end up with nothing more than wet shoes and pant legs. Of course, if something like this happens in real life, we might not be so quick to see the humor in the situation. As boating season approaches, it is time to make the necessary repairs to ensure that our boats are ready for the water. … Read Full Article →
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Most of the nicks, chips and spider-webbing on a boat are found in fiberglass. They’re annoying because they ruin the appearance of the boat’s hull or interior. When spiderwebs and cracks continue to get worse, they will eventually allow water to seep inside the hull. That can spell big trouble. Most boats manufactured today are made with a fiberglass or fiberglass laminate hull and deck, and fiberglass components like the console.
Fiberglass is an essential material in most boats. It offers many wonderful advantages, including making nice boats affordable… Read Full Article →
Out on the water, many boaters have the luxury of owning a fiberglass boat. There are so many benefits to fiberglass vessels, it’s hard to pick the best. Generally, fiberglass boats weigh more. For this reason, they are known for being more stable than aluminum boats. For example, when the wind picks up, a fiberglass boat would tend to drift slower and more predictable than an aluminum one. In general, fiberglass offers more comfort as well, in terms of stability and noise. So what happens when the unthinkable happens and your fiberglass boat gets into an accident? Can this strong, durable material be mended, repaired and restored … Read Full Article →
There are many joys of owning a boat, but it can be stressful too. After a long winter, it is understandable that boat owners will anxiously await the coming spring, which means they can get their boats out on the water again. But if you put your boat away for the winter and did not realize that it needed a repair, you may worry that the joy of getting back out on the water may be delayed. Anchor Marine Repair can repair your fiberglass boat without delaying your first outing this spring! Or if you experience an accident during the season. Anchor Marine Repair will give you a quick turn around and get you out enjoying your boat again. … Read Full Article →
Each type of boat – and every brand of boat – has its own unique characteristics. That means the methods used to repair each type of boat should be tailored to the boat’s needs. Fiberglass boats are very common these days, as many boaters enjoy the sleek look of a fiberglass boat. But what happens when your beautiful boat gets caught in a storm or is involved in a collision? That once beautiful boat becomes something of a wreck. At Anchor Marine Repair, we understand how valuable boats are – to their owners and in the market. That’s why we provide only the highest quality boat repairs and restorations, ensuring boaters maintain the value of their boat in their own eyes and in the eyes of anyone who might be buying their boat in the future. If you’re looking for a fiberglass boat repair shop located in Minnesota, give us a call today to see if we can help get your boat looking good as new. Read Full Post