At Bluewater, we interact with an abundance of leisure and commercial boaters every year. As such, we frequently get inquiries about other boat service companies and competitors in and around the lower mainland market. We are always happy to share our industry knowledge, and often we work collaboratively with others in the industry. At Bluewater we strive to be your #1 when searching for your boating needs but understand the need to find the right company for your situation and project at hand. Below is a list of our recommended boat repair and service companies for your consideration:
Mechanical: Stem to Stern has a good track record when it comes to boat engine repair and repowering. With a capable mobile service and ample parts, they are Yanmar, Volvo, and Mercruiser certified.
Electrical and Electronics: Pacific Yacht Systems is a highly knowledgeable company with mobile repair and a focus on marine electrical systems and electronics. They work throughout metro Vancouver working on boats either in the water or on dry dock.
Full Service: Northshore Yachtworks has a large workforce and relationships with many of the most popular manufacturers (Yanmar, Volvo, Mercruiser, Cummins) and are popular with boaters looking for a similar business to Bluewater. They provide a broad range or services from repair and maintenance to renovation and upgrade.
Metal Fabrication: Variety also operates from the scenic Fraser River on Shelter Island. They do custom work for your boat such as railings, racks, and chocks. An all-around great choice for boat repair.
Yacht Maintenance: Skookum Yacht Services, whom are some of our closest neighbors on Granville Island, have an expansive client base from False Creek and beyond. Doing anything from bottom paint, zincs, cut and polish as well as diving inspections, services and installations.
Boating Supplies: Steveston Marine & Hardware, one of the largest boat retailers in Canada, are well known to boaters for their reasonable prices and variety of available items. With locations in Vancouver, Richmond, Langley as well as online, they are a favored stop for many do-it -yourself boaters. Full Disclosure- Bluewater Rigging is the official service partner for Steveston Marine!