Dry dock or trailer rental in Miami for repairs??

Discussion in 'Southeast' started by Otodemicks, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. Otodemicks

    Otodemicks New Member

    Feb 28, 2018
    2002 SeaRay 280 Dual 4.3s
    twin 4.3
    Hey guys I'm trying to replace impellers on my 280 twin 4.3s but its on a dock. I called hurricane cove and they want about $500 to sit in on a dry dock for a couple of hrs which I see very expensive.

    Does any one know of a place I can rent a lift or a trailer or even a cheaper dry dock ???
  2. Ididntdoit

    Ididntdoit Well-Known Member

    Dec 5, 2007
    Newport, RI
    300 Sundancer
    5.0MPI Bravo III
    try going to a dry stack like keystone marina on 135th......buy gas while your there.......ask them to fork lift you out and put you in a work rack for an hour.......do this during the week when they're not busy.....I bet someone like that would do it inexpensively.....if you are looking at places to haul it with a travelift instead, make sure you tell them you just want a "short haul" where they leave it in the slings while you work.......might as well change the zincs and wash the bottom while you're at it.....
  3. JVM225

    JVM225 Well-Known Member

    Apr 8, 2008
    Farmingdale, NY
    2002 410 Sundancer, Monaco Edition.
    3126 Cats.
    If all,else, fails you can try calling a boat hauler and asking him to pull you out for an hour or so at a ramp, swap the impellers, and drop you right back in.
  4. Richie89

    Richie89 Active Member

    Aug 20, 2012
    Miami Beach, FL
    450 Sundancer
    Twin Cummins 480 Zeus
    try haulover marine center. they can lift you out, and put you on a work rack.
  5. RollerCoastr

    RollerCoastr Well-Known Member

    Nov 15, 2007
    Cedar Point, OH / Miami, FL / MacRay Harbor, MI
    1997 400DA
    340HP 7.4 Mercruiser Bluewaters
    Garmin 741, 742, 8212, 24HD, Intellian I2
    1999 280BR
    Twin 250HP Merc 350 Alpha Ones
    I've never been more nickeled-and-dimed at marina than I was at Keystone. That was 3 years ago though. Have they changed?
  6. Ididntdoit

    Ididntdoit Well-Known Member

    Dec 5, 2007
    Newport, RI
    300 Sundancer
    5.0MPI Bravo III
    Ive never been nickeled and dimed by Keystone - but you may be thinking of their tenant Miami Marine Specialists - their work seems really good, but you will pay, pay, pay......

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