Here at Goodwin Marine Services, we pride ourselves at providing an exceptional service to our customers. We provide expert boat hauling and storage options for all clients. Guide to Boatyard Services.

It was a decade ago when we first began providing boatyard services to the masses and since then we have rapidly increased in capacity, morphing from solely storage and hauling to engine repairs, shrinkwrapping, and electrical work. Whatever boatyard services you need, the chances are we can provide it for you. Take a look at the extensive range of specialist boatyard services that we offer.

Boat Hauling

Our boat hauling service is incredibly sought after because we take great care of every vessel that we need to load onto our trailers. All we ask is that you ensure that your boat is prepared and ready for hauling or storage. We can:

  • Haul sailboats or powerboats up to 40 feet in length.
  • Mast-side carry (for a small additional charge.)
  • Consider hauling boats over the maximum permitted length dependent on circumstances.
  • Provide a rider for vessels that are over-height (for an additional charge.) This ensures that wires and other hazards can be accounted for. 
  • Provide mast step/unstep (for an additional charge.) Simply ensure that all sails and boom are removed prior to your boat arriving in our yard.
  • Transport your vessel to a mooring or a slip.

All you need to do is make sure that your boat is operational before we load it. As soon as you have paid your handling fee, we are able to transport your boat to its new location. Simply make sure that the blocks and stands are ready for storage otherwise we may have to return your vessel to its original location.

Boat Storage

We provide excellent boat storage for our clients for genuine peace of mind. You can leave your vessel with us certain that your boat will remain secure. It doesn’t matter whether you require storage for the entire off-season or whether you want short-term storage, we have the solution for you. As soon as we have received your payment, we can store your boat. There are just a few things you need to do prior to your vessel arriving at our storage facility:

  • Pump out all waste tanks.
  • Pressure wash your boat so that it is clean. We can provide this as an extra service for an additional cost if required.
  • Allow us to use our own blocks for storage.
  • Let us know if you would like to work on your boat while it is stored with us and we can provide the electricity you need.
  • Pay a small security deposit which will be refunded when your boat leaves the storage facility.
  • Remove drain plugs when your boat arrives at our yard and re-install them when it leaves.

Specialist Services

We have grown in capacity since we first began trading in 2010. Our service department is renowned for providing outstanding technical expertise and high levels of craftsmanship no matter what job we are undertaking. Take a look at these additional boatyard services that you may be interested in.

  • Bottom painting. We use specialist underwater hull paints to ensure the longevity and hardiness of your paintwork.
  • Pressure washing. We can keep your boat looking smart and clean, so you don’t have to worry.
  • Electrical work. Our specialists will carry out a range of electrical work to ensure that your vessel remains safe.
  • Boat disposal. We take the worry out of disposing your boat.
  • Summarization. We will get your boat ready for summer after a winter of storage. Allow us to check your battery, inspect your canvas, perform an oil change, refill your cooling system, inspect your safety equipment, and check necessary fuel lines.
  • Winterization. We will apply corrosion protection to your engine, change fuel filters, drain plumbing systems, remove drain plugs, and cover your vessel.
  • Trailer repair. We will repair your trailer, no matter how large or how small.
  • Shrinkwrapping. The ultimate protection when your vessel is in storage.
  • Sourcing parts for your boat. If you require a part or an accessory, we will source it for you. Most parts arrive by the next day, however, due to COVID-19, our parts and delivery operations have been mildly interrupted.

At Goodwin Marine Services, your vessel is important to us. Let us take care of your boat and provide you with the finest boatyard service in the area.

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