• boat yard, full service or DIYFull Boat Yard Service. Anchors Away Boatyard is a boat and yacht service company specializing in boat repair, maintenance, storage, restoration, and hauling of personal and commercial watercraft of all sizes. Boat yards come and go, but for more than a decade, our promise has remained unchanged: Whether your boat needs a little varnish, some fiberglass repair, bottom paint or a complete professional restoration, Anchors Away Boat Yard can get you back on the water on time and on budget. We focus on quality, and continually strive to provide our customers with honest and reliable service, at reasonable rates.
  • Boat repair may be complicated, but dealing with us is not. We live by the idea that communication is key, every step of the way. Customers come to the boat yard from Southport, Wilmington, Hampstead, Topsail, Sneads Ferry, Jacksonville and even the Outer Banks. No matter where they hail from, each has a unique boat and unique mix of needs.Continual training means our boat yard technicians rate among the best in the business, and we partner with a select group of independent, certified specialists. This balanced approach to project management lets us meet the unique needs of our customers, and also means lower bills, faster results, and a broad range of expert advice, innovative ideas and solutions.
  • boat yard, DIY, do-it-yourself, boat paint, boat storage, bottom paintDo-It-Yourself Boat Yard. We feature full service boat repair, but we also welcome people who like to do it themselves — a rarity among boat yards these days. As a dedicated DIY boat repair facility, we can help with professional advice about the service and repair of your boat — whether choosing the right bottom paint, or sending a technician to check out your engine, running gear or electrical system.Every boater’s need are unique, but no matter if they’ve got a sailboat, sport fishing boat, a barge or trawler, most love free haul outs, affordable boat storage and full marine service. We’ve developed our service offerings and rates to meet those needs in a relaxed atmosphere reminiscent of the golden age of boating.

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