For the Below work please contact us at: 843-304-2798
1. Bottom Painting
Pricing is based by the linear ft. From $25.00 including materials
We are a recognized INTERLUX Bottom Paint Center. We have the knowledge to guide the customer on the correct bottom paint for application use of the boat. I.E. Is the boat in the water, tied to your dock, on a trailer. Interlux Bottom Paints make specific paints for these reasons.
We specialize also in Interlux Performace based paints for boats that do not remain in the water. These include boats on lifts or dry stacks as well as trailers. These paints enhance performance plus give added bottom protection against grounding and scuffing on lifts and trailer bunks. This application is also great for brand NEW boats for protection and ease of repair.
We offer bottom paint stripping services specializing in sulfur stripping bottoms without damaging gel coat surfaces.
We have the expertise to set up hulls for bottom painting if not previously painted
We always give a written guarantee, depending on paint and application use of the boat
2. Fiberglass Repair
Pricing based on damage and products
We use only epoxy base products for repair. Epoxy base repair products have a greater strength and are more stable, unlike polyester fillers.
We provide a 3-5 year guarantee on all repairs
3. Gelcoat Repair
Pricing based on damage and products
We use factory mixed gelcoats for best results
Trying to match existing gelcoat can never be 100% correct.
We cannot guarantee color match will be stable. Over time the repair area will spot-out.
We provide a 3-5 year guarantee on all repairs against cracking/blistering
We are a recognized 3M Surface Restoration Center
We specialize in restoring gelcoat surfaces, utilizing Commercial 3M Products. All products are applied by machine.
Pricing is based on the linear ft. From $9.50 per application depending on type of boat and service chosen.
5. Waxing a boat is not always the solution
New boats need wax. When one buys a new boat, unless the dealer has waxed the boat, the only wax the surface has seen is mold/release wax and this dose does not provide protection. One needs to apply a coat of wax, preferably with a specific machine every 3-4 months to optimize protection in the southern climes.
Polish=Stripper cleans off old wax build up over time, usually every 3 years on a well maintained boat. This helps clean the surface and gives the wax a good base to set on again.
Boats that have not had regular maintenance. The gelcoat needs polishing to remove light oxidation. The surface needs to be determined by the make (manufacturer) use/type of gelcoat used, based on the titanium D content mix. Hard finish, high titanium D = less abrasive polish. The lower the titanium D content the more aggressive cut polish/compound use.
Heavy oxidation used to be addressed by machining the gelcoat surface with heavy duty compounds. The problems with this method are that is is to abrasive, leaves swirl marks, discoloration, and is time consuming due to the fact that one would have to use swirl mark remover and then apply polish and finally wax.
We have improved this method by reducing the work applications by wet sanding the surface with a specific machine and using grits from 800-4000. This method actually removes less surface gelcoat and gives a high quality luster finish.
Another advantage is it reduces COST. Wax is applied by machine as a final step.
Heavy surface oxidation showing pitting/cratering = paint boat.
Before we start with any applications we wash the boat. Depending on the service we have agreed upon, we clean lockers, bait wells, storage areas, and polish stainless/ aluminum. Finally we was the boat again.
6. Boat Painting
We are an AWL-GRIP Paint Center with 20 years experience using Awl-Grip products.
We specialize in Awl-Grip Paint application as this is easily repaired and color matched leaving no visible repair patch marks. Producing a high gloss 3Dimensional finish.
Awl-Grip gives 5 year guarantee when their products are applied by a Professional Work Center. We also give 5 years guarantee to all repairs and paint work we provide to our customers.
Pricing is based by the linear ft. From $40.00 for the Hull depending on condition and application used. Above the rub rail, deck and housing pricing is from $55.00 linear ft.
NON SKID APPLICATION with Awl-Grip applied products.
We sit down with the customer and help advise the color scheme to suit their color choice desire for the boat. It is important to know that not every boat looks good with certain color schemes. This is where our 20 years experience helps.
We work with the clients budget to find the right solution, meaning there are several ways to paint a boat and they each present a slightly different outcome.
Before we start with any work:
We wash the boat
We identify any surface problems. Cracks can have structural surface bearing.
Chips and Dings need to be repaired.
All repairs are made with epoxy based fillers and bonding agents.
Primer is applied to surface, depending on surface condition and customer price point, with base primer or high build primer.
We apply two coats of base.
Depending on customer price point, we add a coat of clear.
Pricing is also determined if customer wants a painted boot-stripe or a vinyl one applied
We can also provide decal/boat name application service.
Reduce maintenance costs. No more WAXING and BUFFING. Cleanup made easy.
7. Our Specialty
Boat Customization and Custom Fabrication
3 Years experience working with top builders and fabrications in England and Italy