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the Price of Boat Maintenance

Price 
Location 
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Description
$ 300
Mar 2008
Phoenix, AZ
18 foot ski boat
5
Full detailing of 18 foot ski boat  more... close row
$ 70
May 2008
Columbia, Missouri
Recreational Boat
4
Yearly maintenance before using boat  more... close row
$ 500
Oct 2007
Charlotte, MI
Speed Boat 24 ft.
10
Winter preparation for speedboat  more... close row
$ 75
Mar 2008
Huntington, WV
Mini Yaht
7
Boat check up before boating season starts  more... close row
$ 1050
May 2008
seaside, california
Old gas motor boat
9
Make sure the maintenance service treats boats well  more... close row
$ 900
May 2008
Los Angeles, California
Large old yacht, some repairs needed
12
Great service on boat maintenance  more... close row
$ 365
Apr 2008
Monticello, MN
Alumacraft
23
General maintenance of boat and trailer  more... close row
$ 800
Apr 2007
San Francisco CA
12metre sailboat
14
Boat repainted, sanded and oiled  more... close row
$ 489
Apr 2008
League City, Texas
21' Robalo Center Console
6
Went in for tune up but needed a lot of repair  more... close row
$ 200
Jan 2007
Tampa. FL
24' speed boat
11
A boat useful for living in Tampa  more... close row

Description of service

I just bought my first boat in January, 2007. I recently moved to Tampa, FL from the midwest, and I've been told if I'm going to live in Tampa, FL, I have to have a boat. The harbor where I keep my boat offers a maintenance service, so after checking with other boat owners at that harbor, I employed them.

It's $200 a month charge and includes many items shown in my review.


Review of Service

It includes initial examination of the boat to check for repairs needed and what I guess would be called "detailing" like for a car. They waxed it, cleaned and sanitized the seats, inside sides, and all the controls.

They also checked everything underneath the boat - the part that's in the water

The best part of the maintenance package is that it's also a security service as well.

If you just want the security service, its $100 a month, but I wanted all the extras they had to offer because I am a new boat owner and they know more than me what needs to be done and when it needs to be done.

I want to make sure I'm safe out in the Gulf of Mexico.


Tips

If you are getting a package deal like I did, rather than just a one-time expense, make sure you've checked them out in great detail.


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$ 150
May 2007
Jackson, Mississippi
Cruiser
12
Boat maintained before using it for the season  more... close row
$ 2000
Jun 2008
Salem, Oregon
relatively new fishing boat, small size
2
15 months of boat maintenance and protection  more... close row