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Welcome To AMS

Affordable Marine Service was originally established by Dennis and Laura-Marie Allen and they have proudly been serving the San Diego area for the past 30 years. Both Dennis and Laura-Marie are boaters themselves and are well aware of what their fellow boaters have come to expect from a Marine Service & Repair Facility.

Affordable Marine Service

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.

Affordable Marine Service

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 fisherman out there, we can also get you fully prepped and ready for the season with all types of on board bait systems, outriggers, etc. You name it. If it has to do with boats, we tackle it!

Affordable Marine Service

Our shop facilities are conveniently located in the downtown San Diego area with easy access allowing for quick and painless boat delivery and pick up. AMS is large enough to host up to 50 boats. We are fully equipped with a 10,000 lb. heavy duty hoist, forklifts, specialty tooling, diagnostic equipment and an onsite Parts Dept.

Affordable Marine Service

Our showroom is open 5 days per week (6 days per week during the summer months) for parts, service or to discuss your particular situation with one of our technicians. Our goal is to have you ready for the water, assuring you a safe and pleasurable trip each and every time out.
Please call us @ 619.578.5979 or feel free to stop by and visit us @ 1215 Beardsley St. San Diego 92113 and you will find that we ourselves are a group of extremely knowledgeable and like minded boaters. We are more than willing to provide you with professional boat service that is above all others. We would also like to show our gratitude to our Military friends by offering a discount on our service to show our appreciation for your service.


Easy Directions: Take I-5 South, exit Cesar Chavez. At stop sign – head West (towards the water) another 5 blocks and we’re on the left hand side. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Coronado Bridge and San Diego Bay.

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Winter’s Coming, Are You Prepared?

How to Winterize Your Boat

The first step in winterizing your boat should be to make a list of all your winterization tasks. Check your boat and motor owner’s manuals for manufacturer recommendations on winterization and review the topics below. If you are a new watercraft owner, consider employing the help of a friend with experience in winterization, or Read More….

The AMS “Best Buys Of The Week!”

Pair of 350 Mag “Horizon’s” w/300hp ea.

Multi Port Fuel Injected. 505 hours on one engine and only 165 hours on the other.
Compression all @ 200 psi.
New exhaust systems. Rebuilt starters and alternators. New spark plugs, engine oil and filters.

New water pump impellers and housings. Fresh water cooling.
Remote oil filters, oil coolers, etc..
Both standard rotation, set up for transmissions. Read More…

2001 Calabria 22′ “Pro Comp XTS”

Excellent Condition! Recently Professionally Detailed.

Includes Wake Board Tower W/Racks

Hot and Cold Shower. (Yes, the shower has available hot water!)
Brand New Bluetooth Stereo. NEW Amp.. All NEW Marine Speakers!

Only 140 hours on Fuel Injected Mercruiser 350 Mag. Read more…..

1997 ~ 22′ Celebrity “Cuddy Cabin”

Powered by a 454 MerCruiser “Big Block” with 300hp. Includes an all new Exhaust system, Fuel pump, Engine water circulating pump, Raw Water pump impeller and housing, Belts, Spark plugs, Fuel Filters, Engine oil and filter, Starter, Dual Batteries, Tilt motor, etc. Runs Xlnt!

Also includes a Bravo 3 “Duo Prop” outdrive with twin stainless steel props. Reaches a speed of 62 plus mph @ 4,500 rpm and an easy cruise @ 35 knots. Low hours on the entire power package.

Fresh outdrive service including new gear lube.
Please feel free to contact Dennis at Affordable Marine Service by phone @ 619.578.5979 or thru email @ and he’ll be more than happy to answer any questions you might have pertaining to this boat or any other boats we currently have listed for sale.
And for those that are unaware, the Team at Affordable Marine Service also offers their “Show ‘N’ Sell Service. You can get all the details of this fabulous service by clicking here.
For any other questions, concerns or further info, please feel free to contact the Team here at Affordable Marine Service by phone @ 619.578.5979 or thru email @ and we’ll be more than happy to answer any questions you might have pertaining to this boat or any other boats we currently have listed for sale.

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