Boat Specialists is a one-stop-shop for boat owners. Since 1976, boaters worldwide have been coming to us to seek sound, honest advice, and expert workmanship. Based in Ventura, CA, since day one, our pride and dedication have been carried on for generations, and we are privileged our community has supported us over the decades. We continue to strive to be the best, and our full-service shop is staffed with tried and true veterans of the marine industry. Our certified mechanics, technicians, riggers, hull specialists, and service advisors are standing by to get you back on the water. Check the services tab to see all that we can do for you, and then give us a call or click the button below to make an appointment. You will be in good hands.
No trailer? No problem! We have a fleet of vehicles and trailers with experienced professional drivers that service from San Luis Obispo to San Diego to make your life easier. We can swiftly pick-up and drop-off your vessel.
Outboard Maintenance & Diagnostics
With the latest technology on hand, our certified mechanics are ready to efficiently handle any maintenance or repair needed to get you back on the water quickly.
Troubleshooting & Diagnostics
Our technicians have the knowledge and experience to ensure your boat’s operational systems like steering, power, fuel, bilge, electronic and battery systems are ready to perform.
Rigging & Electronics
We install GPS, Chartplotters, VHF, Radar, Stereo, Transducer, and other electronics from only the top brands like Raymarine, Garmin, Lowrance, Simrad, FLIR and more. We can make it happen.
Repowers & Kicker Installs
If your boat needs a complete repower with a new Yamaha, Honda or Tohatsu outboard, look no further. We also install custom kicker packages. Rigging, propellers, we can help with it all.
Gel Coat & Fiberglass
Our expert team produces factory quality finish on gel coat and fiberglass work, whether a small repair or large repair, hatch install, transom restoration or even a full custom pilothouse.
We have been repairing inflatables for over 40 years. Our services include valve replacements, leak repairs, tube reconditioning, and full tube replacements for boats, kayaks, and paddle boards.
Restoration & Renovation
Your vessel will look young again after our restoration services. UV damage, gelcoat issues, salt corrosion, upholstery, and rust will all be addressed. Let us make your vessel beautiful again.
We are an authorized warranty service center for outboard motors by Yamaha, Honda, Mercury, and Tohatsu. When it comes to boats, we are certified for Zodiac, AB, Achilles, Inmar, and Avon.