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Reviews on Boater's Book

King Harbor Marine Center
Found great place for boat repair!
These guys are the best. Needed a lot of work done on hull and rigging and they were able to accommodate my schedule and get the job complete on time for a very reasonable price. Thanks Steve and Scott by Albert in LAKEWOOD, CA
North Atlantic Inflatables
Custom built tender at a fair price
Recently took delivery (in Florida) of my custom built tender. My preference for FG, Hapalon, internal fuel tank, console, rounded tubes etc all incorporated into the product delivered on time at the agreed price! Rob kept me informed and supplied factory pics as it was built. The Chineese craftsmanship is superb and the plant appeared dust free and spotless in the pics. Rob is a pleasure to work with, I would highly recommend this supplier. Bob Tetrault M/Y BJoyce by Robert in GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL
CurtiSea Marine
PLEASE READ THIS. If I can give -10 star I would. CurtiSea has no clue when it comes to service or storage of your boat. They over charged me for service they did not perform and took my personal property off my boat do not trust CurtiSea. by mike in CHICAGO, IL
Bunker A. Hill Marine Surveyor
Awesome Guy
Bunker is the guy you want when looking to buy a boat. He is so knowledgeable, honest, and thorough that we couldn't believe we missed so many important items that he saw and explained to us. We have used him twice so far and will always use him when we are looking at a boat. He is just the best there is at his profession. by Kyle in LAKE FOREST, CA
Ocean Canvas Company
Great Dodger--Great Customer Service
I had a difficult marine dodger job and called at least 20 marine canvas shops up and down the coast of California before coming across Ocean Marine Canvas in Dana Point. My boat is 800 miles inland on a lake near the Utah/Idaho border. I found her sistership down in San Diego and Bob at Ocean Marine Canvas went the extra mile to contact her owner to remove the dodger to create a template to build mine. The finished product was perfect and unmatched in quality. It was shipped with installation instructions, complete with a dozen photos; so simple, I did it single handed. Bob, your picture should be in the dictionary under "extra mile." by Frank in NEWPORT BEACH, CA
Ocean Canvas Company
Custom Boat Bimin
Hello Bob and everyone at Ocean Marine Canvas. The crew on Caramba want to thank you for the beautiful job you all did on the bimini & shades. We LOVE the shade! by Terry in DANA POINT, CA
Spot Free H2O
Horrible customer service! I tried calling numerous times, but no one ever answered the phone. by Bob in MIAMI, FL is now for even greater search rankings! Check it out now for all of your boating and yachting needs. 305-345-9444 by Will in FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
A. Kipper, John -
SAMS Accredited Marine Surveyor

Great Marine Surveyor
I was in the market for a used boat and of course i needed a survey before my purchase.. I found John Kipper on, he was very professional and did a great job for me, If you need any type of boat/marine survey i recommend John Kipper of Newport Beach by JimGat
Sea & Ski Marine, Inc.
Expert Volvo Penta Mechanics
Big thanks to Grant and crew for getting me out of a jam with my starboard engine in time for the Huntington Beach boat parade. I'd recommend Sea & Ski marine to anyone with Volvo Penta (gas or diesel) marine engines. They're stocked full of Volvo marine OEM parts and their marine mechanics are top notch. by hbboatlover in HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA

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