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the Price of Boat Maintenance

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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
$ 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

Description of service

Every spring when I get my boat out of storage I take it to the boat mechanic (at the boat dealership) to have it maintenanced. They change the oil, lube up everything that needs it, give it a thourough inspection (and make repairs as needed) and even clean it up for me. I have a bit of an older boat, so this really helps prevent problems from happening. The total cost for this service is $150 and includes all general parts and labor. If a part needs replaced, or repaired that is extra, but thankfully this year everything was in tip top shape.


Review of Service

This service is good becasue it helps prevent other problems from happening. The people at the dealership are always extra nice, but can be kind of pushy when it comes to trying to sell me a boat. I have an older boat, so they always think I'm ready for a new one. Other than that, this service is flawless.


Tips

I called around to different boating places to get a feel on what I should be paying for this service. There aren't many boat repair shops around me, and most of the ones that are there, are in a dealership - so call around to differnet boat dealers to get a referral to a good mechanic.


$ 2000
Jun 2008
Salem, Oregon
relatively new fishing boat, small size
2
15 months of boat maintenance and protection  more... close row