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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
$ 75
Mar 2008
Huntington, WV
Mini Yaht
7
Boat check up before boating season starts  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
$ 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
$ 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

Description of service

I went in for a simple check-up and was told I needed a new thermostat, new spark plugs and new water pump. I ended up spending 489.00. 200.00 in labor, 267.00 in parts and 22.00 tax.


Review of Service

The quality of service I received was outstanding. There was no charge for checking the engine over and all of the recommended repairs are essential repairs to keep the engine running at 100%. The service was fast and the boat was ready when I was told it would be. The only problem I had was the greasy foot prints inside the boat. The work was being done on the engine and being inside the boat was not necessary. They got to me on the parts but I knew the work was done properly and the labor was not over priced so it seemed to balance out. It was a good value.


Tips

The best advice I could give someone for having their boat serviced is to do some research of local boat repair shops. Ask other people with boats about their experiences and if they recommend someone. You have to be safe on the water and have an engine you can depend on. Ask to meet your mechanic and talk directly to him about your needs. Try a shop out and have them repair a little problem and see how the service is. Before I bought this boat I wish that I would have talked to a mechanic and found out how much the maintenance upkeep averages out per year. I may have bought a canoe.


$ 365
Apr 2008
Monticello, MN
Alumacraft
23
General maintenance of boat and trailer  more... close row
$ 0
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$ 200
Jan 2007
Tampa. FL
24' speed boat
11
A boat useful for living in Tampa  more... close row
$ 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