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Reviews on Boater's Book

E.C. Ruff Marine Inc.
Great Service - Great Product
After months of indecision, I finally decided, this year is the year we enjoy some time on the water instead of working 7 day by JohnPa04 in hollywood, fl
Larson's Shipyard
Great Boatyard Option In Newport Beach
Had my boat hauled out at Larson's Shipyard and am very pleased with the results. They applied LP paint to the Hull and Tops by newport in costa mesa, ca
Advanced Marine Service
stay away
Let's just say they do shotty work. I am re-doing everything the did to my boat over again myself. They had my boat way longe by JASENH in huntington beach, ca
Aquarius Yacht Services
San Diego's Best Hull Cleaning!
I've dealt with several companies over the years, & these guys provide the best underwater service I've seen! Even made s by DougFV in fountain valley, ca

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