Yacht Maintenance


Beneteau Sailboat Service & Maintenance FAQ/Guide
Beneteau Sailboat Service & Maintenance FAQ/Guide
Here's a list of the common maintenance and service tasks associated with owning your Beneteau Sailboat.
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Catalina Smiles... (Common Cracks in Catalina Yachts) - An Inexpensive Fix!
Catalina Smiles... (Common Cracks in Catalina Yachts) - An Inexpensive Fix!
There's doing things the correct, effective way, and there's doing things the insanely expensive, difficult way. We here at Dick Simon Yachts like to get things done the right way, saving you time, money and heartache! Catalina smiles are extremely common, and don't require extensive repair. One of our clients was almost duped by a shipyard in Newport into stripping and re-glassing their entire keel! Absolute nonsense. Being in this business, and knowing what we know, we saved them thousands of dollars in unnecessary repairs. 
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Anti-fouling Paint for Your Boat
Anti-fouling Paint for Your Boat
There's a lot of speculation among shipyards and other yacht maintenance companies, but fear not, we've done quite a bit of research into the best practices of hull painting so you can get the best job done, avoiding expensive premature haulouts
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