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Reviews on Boater's Book

Haulover Marine Center
Will not stand behind their work. Bad service.
Steering had 6 inches of slack in it and hard to turn after they replace the cable. The engine after routine service would not idle more than 5 minutes without stalling. Would not go into gear from idle. Had to rev up in neutral and drop into gear. I called the supervisor Helios and he said to bring it back. He would make it right. I took it back. They rebuilt the carburetor. Picked up again. The engine failed on the way back. Had it towed home. Helios said he would stop by and check it out. After two weeks of not coming to check it out. He stopped answering his phone. The steering also is still bad. Highly suggest you take your repairs elsewhere. Update. 3 months later and they still will not correct the services they performed. by Bobb R. in MIAMI, FL
Island Yacht Anchorage & Slip Rentals
Island Yacht Anchorage
Island Yacht is the friendliest Marina in the Port of Los Angeles. Prices are reasonable...don't hesitate to call! by kathleen p. in LONG BEACH, CA
JLS Maritime Consultants
Quick & Easy
"Jewel is outstanding I recommend her service to anybody wishing to join the MSC".-Yoshiko Gonzales by Joan B.
Florida Yacht Interiors
Bait and Switch!!
After receiving an estimate for a full interior refit I only could afford the worst cushions to be done. When going into the store to set up the work the said the estimate did not include any material even though it states on the estimate that a material cost was added using jobs from the past. I ended up paying over $600 more than the original estimate. They also ran 2 weeks late to finish the job costing me money on rentals I had for my boat. The did not care, were not concerned about my loss and really could have cared less about my business. Little do they know that I have several boats and know many more people that will never use them for their service. I would avoid at all costs! by Cameron B. in FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
J. A. G. Yacht Painting
GREAT PAINTERS
AFTER A NASTY ALTERCATION WITH A POST IN THE LA HARBOR I TOOK MY BOAT TO SHELTER ISLAND BOAT YARD WHERE I'D HAD SOME WORK DONE 2.5 YEARS AGO. I WAS SO PLEASED WITH THEM THEN, I DECIDED TO BRING MY BOAT BACK. THIS TIME THE WORK WAS FAR MORE EXTENSIVE AND THE WHOLE BOAT HAD TO BE REPAINTED. JAG/GORDO DID A TOP NOTCH JOB. Gordo, the co-owner of the company, went over and above the call of duty showing great pride in his workmanship and delivering my boat back to me in better than new condition!! Great job JAG!! by bob l. in RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA
Fiberglass Specialties Marine
Unbelievable mobile marine service
Very impressed with this service and quality. Highly recommended & couldn't be happier !! Jean & Tom Gibson by John E. in CORONA DEL MAR, CA
High Tech Marine Surveys
No Followup
It's difficult to write a negative review about someone who is in a position to keep you from ever selling your boat, but Pat Goodrow was paid in full for a survey of my boat on the day he inspected it. I received a report that evening by e-mail, but he never followed up with a report on the thermal imaging of my carbon fiber mast. The reason I employed Pat, rather than a local surveyor, was for his thermal imaging skills and equipment. Two months and half a dozen requests later, I have not received a written report and I expect that I never will. by Loren L. in WALLINGFORD, CT
Hotties Pizza
Great Place
Hotties has great pizza & salads in a cool, laid-back atmosphere. I highly recommend. by Mark D.
Baker Marine
Superb Service
David has been working on my boats for years-mechanical work, electrical repairs, tune ups on my diesel engine, oil changes, etc-all dockside. He's always done great job and delivered on time! His mobile repair services make it so easy for boat owners! by Joan B.
Forked River Diesel & Generator
HORRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE
Waited over 7 weeks for the owner, John Lane to send someone to repair a generator on my boat. Promised me the world, Never Delivered. Would NEVER recommend him to anyone by Robert F. in FORKED RIVER, NJ

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