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the Price of Boat Maintenance

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$ 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

Description of service

Every spring, when I get my boat out, I take it to the local boat dealer's mechanic to have some general maintence done to make sure that I will run all summer without a problem. They change the oil, clean it in and out and check all over the boat for safety issues. The total cost this spring was $75 but I have paid less in the past.


Review of Service

I use this service as a precaution to make sure that my boat is running all summer long. There have been times where I will need to take it in mid summer to have it looked at, but generally taking it in the spring is all I do. The people at the boat dealer are very nice and are always trying to sell me something, which I usually decline. I really like how they clean my boat and make it sparkle. I feel like i'm picking up a new boat every time.


Tips

There isn't very many boat mechanic shops in my area, but I found a few in the phone book so you can look there to find one. If you're auto mechanic will look at it, you can let him or her do the maintence. Also ask around at the local dock to see with who or where every one is getting their work done.


$ 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
$ 0
Oct 2010
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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