It is recommended that you should service your engine every 100 hours or annually, whichever comes first.
If you do not use your vessel on a regular basis we do recommend drink your Sunday morning cup of coffee at the boat allowing it to run up to temperature. this will help for a turn key start every time, and will help catch any issues with the boat before you are all packed up and ready for a day out on the water.
We suggest to inspect/replace your manifolds & risers every 3-5 years due to saltwater corrosion.
Manifolds and Risers are a key component in keeping your I/O running. Neglect to these parts can end up in total engine failure due to water intrusion.
Florida weather remaining steadily warm all year, we do not recommend winterizing boats and we do not offer that service.
Low hours on a motor doesn't necessarily mean less issues. In order to keep your motor running well, you need to run it! This will keep all components lubricated for a turn-key start every time!
We do carry parts in our shop that are available for purchase. Please have your model/serial number ready or a part number to call ahead and see if we have the part you are looking for. If we do not have the part in stock we may be able to order it for you!
**All over the counter parts sales are final**
We are an authorized service center for Minn Kota and Power Pole. We are able to to do preventative maintenance on Yamaha, Suzuki, Honda, Tohatsu and Mercury without voiding your warranty. However, if you need repair on a motor under warranty we recommend that you take it to your place of purchase or local dealer.
Unfortunately we only store boats in the yard that we are currently servicing. Check you local storage facilities if you need short/long term storage.
The serial and model number can be found on the mounting bracket of the engine on a tag.
Yamaha Model Numbers:
F150XX (f=four stroke 150=horsepower XX=unique identification (2-4 letters)
Mercury Serial Numbers:
2BXXXXXX (begins with a number followed by a letter with 6 digits after)
Suzuki Serial/Model Numbers:
S# 20003F-911111 (begins with four number followed by a letter proceeding with 6 digits)
M# DF150XXXX (DF= four stroke 150=hp X=unique identification (letter(s))
Honda Serial/Model Numbers:
S# BAGJ-XXXXXXX (begins with 4 letters followed by 7 numbers)
M# BF150 (All Honda outboard Model numbers begin with BF followed by the horse power)
No. We do rinse your boat down and wash away any spots after working on the boat. however, if you are looking for detailing, we recommend Florida Boat Detailing. Please contact them for pricing and availability by visiting the website below. For any bottom paint we recommend Seven Seas Marine for hauling out.
We recommend non-ethanol fuel. When using ethanol fuel the ethanol will separate from the fuel clogging injectors/carburetors, and fuel systems. For a stabilizer, we recommend SeaFoam Marine Motor Treatment, which we supply at our shop.
We do not perform any marine surveys. If you are interested in buying a used boat we recommend finding a local surveyor in the area. Once the vessel is in your possession we are then able to perform diagnostics and repairs. If the owner of the boat would like to contact us with engine scans/diagnostics or repairs we would be more than happy to help. The owner of the vessel is financially responsible for any costs for our services.