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San Diego's #1 Powerboat Service & Repair Facility

AMS About 2 582-484Affordable Marine Service was launched in 1986 by Dennis and Laura-Marie Allen. Both Dennis and Laura-Marie are boaters themselves and are well aware of what their fellow boaters have come to expect from a marine repair facility.
Here at AMS we service and repair all makes of boats as well as all brands of power packages. Our Certified mechanics are fully qualified to handle any task. As well as being fully insured, our service & repair facility is unrivaled in the San Diego area.
We have the capability of offering a vast array of knowledge in all aspects of boat service and repair including engines (both inboard and outboard), outdrive repair and replacement, boat handling accessories, maintenance as well as performance and communication products.
And for the fishermen/women out there, we can also get you fully prepped and ready for the season with all types of onboard bait systems, outriggers, etc. You name it. If it has to do with boats, we tackle it!
We're conveniently located in the downtown San Diego area, with easy access allowing for quick and painless boat delivery and pick up. Our service and repair facility is unrivaled in the San Diego area, with certified mechanics that are fully qualified, as well as insured, and more than capable of handling any boating related task.


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Here at AMS we specialize in servicing and repairing all makes of powerboats as well as all brands of power packages. Whether it be a pleasureboat such as a Sea Ray, Wellcraft, Maxum, MasterCraft, Ski Nautique, Four Winns, Harris Kayot, Formula, Bayliner or any of today's popular powerboats.
Perhaps you're one of the many Weekend Warriors out there that take their weekend fishing excursions much more seriously, knowing that speed, efficiency and dependability can mean the difference between reaching your limit and coming up short. Once again, AMS is there for you. We cater to owners of popular boats with names such as Grady White, Cabo, Boston Whaler, Pro Kat, Polar, Skipjack, Sea Swirl, Sea Pro, Blackman, Stringari and many others.
When it comes to power packages, either I/O, Outboard or Inboards, brands such as MerCruiser, Volvo Penta, Cobra, Yamaha, Honda, Johnson / Evinrude start off the list. If your boat is 16' to 35', has a fuel tank and is not powered by the wind, chances are we work on it.
Speaking of your bilge area, we also service and repair all bilge related items. From thru-hulls to sea water pumps to bilge pumps to complete bait systems, we've got you covered. Need your battery system repaired? We've got you covered there as well. What about electronics, such as VHF radios, GPS systems, Fish Finders, anything electronics related. Once again, AMS can handle it.
With a large inventory of "in stock" parts as well as a large variety of "pre-owned" parts on hand, we're sure to get you back out on the water asap.
Our boatyard is large enough to accommodate up to 50 boats and is equipped with a 35,000 lb. overhead hoist, forklifts, and all the necessary diagnostic equipment to evaluate your engine needs, Affordable Marine Service has you covered.


Down On Power? Fuel Economy Not What It Once Was? Has Your Boat Basically Become A Total Drag?

There's never been a better time than now to take advantage of our

Diesel Engines & Parts Extravaganza.

We have many diesel engines available to choose from. And for those considering a complete repower, we have sterndrives and various other assorted parts to assist you in completing your package.


2) 115 HP 4 cylinder AQAD30 Diesels

3) AQAD31P 4 cylinder Diesels

1) AQAG40 6 Cylinder Volvo Diesel 130 HP

1) 210 D 4 Series Electronic control Diesel

1) 200 HP Mercruiser Diesel

1) 150 HP Mercruiser Diesel

We also have lots of Stern Drives and other parts to assist you
in completing your refresh or repower.

Install everything yourself or we can install everything for you.


The Team here at Affordable Marine Service is always striving to better serve the local marine community. Whether it be along the lines of continually educating our Service Techs on the latest tips & techniques required to keep today's modern tech inspired boats operating at peak performance levels or in helping the long time boat owner keep his pride and joy operating as new. And basically everything in between.
We also do our best to help the DIY community of "hands-on" boaters by passing along as much of the knowledge we've acquired throughout years of servicing and maintaining all of the industries most popular boats.
When it comes to full spectrum boating service and information, we've got you covered. Every week is a new adventure and just when we think we've seen it all, even we have been known to learn a few things along the way.
And it's on our "Boating Basics" pages that we will be sharing our years of experience here at AMS. So please feel free to "click" on the button below and you'll be directed to a page that will help to ensure many a successful outing.
If you have any questions pertaining to anything boating related, please don't hesitate to contact us. Simply "click" on the CONTACT tab in the upper right corner and we'll be sure to get back to you as soon as possible.


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Affordable Marine Service

1215 Beardsley St

San Diego, CA 92113