Marinas/Shipyards

J/Boats Southwest covers a broad geography, but we have forged relationships with key service providers that cover every facet to ensure our customers receive professional and reliable service and support.  Our partners repair fiberglass, paint, can restore all of your deck hardware, service your engine, upgrade and repair your rigging, and even fix your air conditioning and ice maker.  We manage the relationship between you and our industry partners so that you have one point of contact when it comes to keeping your boat afloat!   International Marine is lead by Jorge Borges who has been building and working on J/Boats for many years as he worked for one of the J/Boat builders prior to founding International Marine.  IM is the current J/Boat authorized warranty repair facility and they also install the keels for may of the J/Boats that are built over seas and shipped to the US. International Marine Website Seabrook Shipyard Marina Office & Slip Rentals has over 650 slips for sail, power, and motorboats up to 125′, including multihull and catamaran slips.  Find out more at their website. Schroth Fiber Glass is known for making J/22’s and J/24’s go fast.   Fred’s forte is a well executed boat.  Check out America’s Favorite Boat Shop and keep up with entertaining Fred on Facebook. Waterline Works –Tom Meeh is an avid sailor and is also very good at optimizing sailboat hulls and appendages to go fast!  He can do anything you need with fiberglass repairs, boat optimization, and painting. For support in the Seabrook, Texas area checkout the details here.   If you are an industry partner that would like to work with J/Boats Southwest and our customers contact us.

Riggers

J/Boats Southwest covers a broad geography, but we have forged relationships with key service providers that cover every facet to ensure our customers receive professional and reliable service and support.  Our partners repair fiberglass, paint, can restore all of your deck hardware, service your engine, upgrade and repair your rigging, and even fix your air conditioning and ice maker.  We manage the relationship between you and our industry partners so that you have one point of contact when it comes to keeping your boat afloat!

Bahama Rigging –  Services all boat systems from bow to stern.  Alex is an active sailor and racer and crews with many J/Boat owners.  Bahama Rigging also has sponsored J/Fest Southwest.  Shop with those that support our sailing!  http://www.bahamarigging.com/home.html   Hayes Rigging and Kevin Hayes are capable of performing all boat rigging tasks required to keep your J/Boat in optimum shape.  Many of our customers have chosen Hayes Rigging to set up their new J/Boat for the first time. He is also known for sponsoring our J/Fest Southwest Regatta by buying a couple of kegs of beer for us every year!  Kevin owns and races a J/22 on Wednesday nights.  Shop with those that support our sailing,   http://www.hayesrigging.com/   Paul Bregenzer –   If you are an industry partner that would like to work with J/Boats Southwest and our customers contact us.

Boat Transport

Boat Transporters J/Boats Southwest covers a broad geography, but we have forged relationships with key service providers that cover every facet to ensure our customers receive professional and reliable service and support.  Our partners repair fiberglass, paint, can restore all of your deck hardware, service your engine, upgrade and repair your rigging, and even fix your air conditioning and ice maker.  We manage the relationship between you and our industry partners so that you have one point of contact when it comes to keeping your boat afloat! Cooky’s Marine Transport – Richard operates a full size semi tractor and a specialized boat hauling trailer.  He can haul long and wide boats, sailboats and power boats.  His tractor’s exhaust is routed so that the exhaust gases exit towards the road surface.  Your boat doesn’t show up with hard to clean diesel tar balls.  Richard has hauled most of our new boats and to date none of them have suffered any damage of note.  He’s reliable and will do what he says. (401) 864-3705

Surveyors

J/Boats Southwest always recommends a surveyor be utilized when buying a used boat. This list is not representative of all of the surveyors that are available, but they are surveyors that our customers have used and they are fluent in sailboats.

  • Daniel (Dan) J. Ginder Accredited Marine Surveyor 2006 Bay Area Marine Surveying Kingsland, Texas 512.755.1389 Specialty:Yachts, Small Craft

  • Drake Epple
    281.474.5273 drakeepple@gmail.com

  • James Lawrence McKenna – Surveyor Associate McKenna Marine Surveying & Consulting Bedford, Texas 817.690.6472 mckennamarinesurveys@aol.com

  • Kurtis Samples-Anchor Marine Consultants 214.796.4305 kkboat@airmail.net

  • Mike Firestone – Marine Surveyor Inc. Port Aransas, Texas 361.549.7767 firestone.mike@gmail.com

  • Roy Newberry Jr. – Newberry and Associates Marine Surveyor Seabrook, Texas 281.470.7577 rnewberryjr@earthlink.net

    If you are an industry partner that would like to work with J/Boats Southwest and our customers contact us.