Caring for your boat

From lifting to repairs, we offer it all! Call us on 01305 818550

Caring for your boat in Portland
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Boatcare at Portland

We know that not everyone enjoys tinkering with engines or pottering about doing boaty chores, most of us would much rather be bobbing about on the oggin in the sunshine. That’s where our boatcare team comes in! Call Dan and Jude on 01305 818550 or email them at to discuss your requirements.

Let us do the boring bits so you’ve got time to enjoy the fun stuff.

Marine Power

Marine engineering

Marine engineering at Portland

Through our sister marine engineering business, Marine Power and Servicing, we are able to carry out inboard and outboard engine servicing and maintenance, engine installation, propulsion installation and maintenance,. We also offer engine sales (main dealer for Yamaha, Yanmar, Mercury and Mercruiser) and part sales ranging from anodes to fuel filters to buy online or in-store. 

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Rigging and spars

Rigging and spars at Portland

We offer rigging and spars work through our service partners, AG Rigging and Apollo Marine. They can replace or repair spars, standing and running rigging and repair or replace masthead electronics. Speak to Lee Meachim, our boatcare Manager, to discuss your requirements and organise a quote. Alternatively, fill in our boatcare quote form here.

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Storage ashore

Storage ashore at Portland

Whether you’re lifting out for your annual spruce up, a major refurbishment or simply long-term storage, we’ve got plenty of yard space and either a cradle or blocks and stands depending on the type of boat. Annual berth holders get up to 6 weeks free storage ashore.

Sails and covers

Sails and covers at Portland

Moatt Sails have got you covered for all your canvas needs (pun intended!). You’ll often see Steve and his team peddling about the marina on their bespoke trike picking up or dropping off sails, cushions and covers –

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Lifting and yard

Lifting and yard services at Portland

We can lift boats up to 22m long and 5.5m wide. Our fully serviced yard has everything you need to get your boat shipshape with a dedicated blast bay and mast storage rack as well as with electricity and water throughout. Call our boatcare office on 01305 818550 or email them at to book your lift.

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Cleaning & Valeting

It's the boat wash!

Our boatcare team can help with booking a clean, polish or full valet of your boat and we also have a couple of local partners who can help if we're not available.

For exterior and interior valeting, Wright Way Boat Cleaning can help. Call them on 07854 694917. If you're looking for an interior clean after a trip out or you have people staying aboard, Chesil Edge Cleaning Services will leave your boat looking spotless and ready for your next sail. Contact them on 07561 610873 or visit their website here.

Show your boat some love – Get a quote

If you’d rather spend your valuable free time doing the fun stuff, let us take the dirty work off your hands.

Find a local contractor

Our partners

Our boatcare team can point you in the direction of our local partners if we aren't able to help ourselves. We've also compiled a useful directory of contact numbers below;


Craft Care Marine Services - 07972 329463

Dan Stuttle Marine Services - 07973 325180

Kingfisher Marine - 01305 766595

Marine Tec - 01305 820924

Mechanical Services - 01305 779379


Ocean Electric Ltd - 07768 533119

Hull Repairs

Clarks Boatworks Ltd - 01305 860265

Richard Woof Marine - 01305 826142

Polishing and Valeting

Wright Way Boat Cleaning - 07854 694917

Chesil Edge Cleaning Services - 07561 610873

Boat Transport

Dave Bevis Transport - 07831 409819

Quality Time Training - 01305 861250

A little something for everyone

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