How often do I need an oil change?
Every manufacturer is different, but usually around every 100 hours or every year. Depending on the type and amount of oil your boat requires, an oil change typically costs approximately $140.
Do you tow boats?
Yes. If your boat breaks down, we can arrange to tow your boat to our shop for repair.
Can you arrange boat transportation?
Tonka Bay Marina has the newest Travelift on the lake, which means we can get your boat in and out of the water with care and precision. And because we maintain a close working relationship with Cross Country Boat Transport Inc., we can arrange transportation for boats up to 70 feet in length.
Our factory-trained technicians do it all, from mechanical and structural work to engine repairs and re-builds. We also have technicians who specialize in woodworking, refinishing, fiberglass and gel coating jobs. We can take care of your upholstery, carpeting, tops and covers. We do cleaning, too, from buffing and waxing to complete detailing.
What repair services do you offer?
Most manufacturers recommend service every two to three years.
How often do I need gimble and U-joint service?
Most manufacturers say to replace them every year.
How often should I replace my water pump?
Yes, we offer one-time, weekly, and bi-weekly boat cleaning. Slip customers qualify for reduced rates. Just call to make arrangements, and your boat will be clean and ready when you need it. We also offer detailing and cleaning services year round, so you can take advantage of the service while your boat is in winter storage.
Do you provide boat cleaning?
Yes, we will clean the bottom of your boat and get rid of algae build-up with or without chemical treatment. We also provide aquatic invasive species removal as required by the lakes new laws.
Do you provide bottom cleaning?
Yes, we perform many maintenance jobs and repairs during the off-season, so someone is always here. In fact, winter is a great time to take care of the repairs you've been putting off because you don't want to miss a day of boating. Or maybe your boat is just looking a little tired. If so, let us do a simple buff and wax or a complete repaint to make it look like new again.
Is the service department open all year?
Yes, we also have technicians who specialize in woodworking, refinishing, fiberglass and gel coating jobs. We are available to make repairs to your boat or undertake a total restoration. Their restoration work can return your boat to seaworthiness and bring back the beauty of its original design. Whatever the boat's condition, our staff can advise you of your options.
Do you provide woodworking and refinishing services?