Green Cove Springs Marina is a comfortable,
convenient, convivial place to work on your boat.
While we're primarily a do-it-yourself yard, we also
offer professional yacht maintenance and repair services.
Our staff and in-yard craftsmen can handle any jobs
you don't want to do yourself - fiberglass fabrication
& gelcoat repair, bottom barrier coating &
antifouling, topside & deck painting, varnishing,
rigging, canvas, carpentry, electrical, mechanical...
you name it.
marine service professionals of every kind here and in
nearby Jacksonville and St. Augustine, from
sail-makers to prop shops. We even have
a complete machine shop equipped with a lathe, at
the head of the driveway.
Cove Springs Marina is also an ideal place to store your
boat, short-term on a mooring or long-term on the
hard. Situated 25 miles inland, we're much less
vulnerable to storm winds and surge. We have acres of safe, fenced dry-dock storage
at unbeatable rates. Leave your boat here
with confidence and peace of mind. Jacksonville
International Airport is just 40-minutes away.
The cost of
living here is among the lowest on the East Coast.
From yard fees to groceries to gas & diesel, things
are less expensive. You can even
buy off-road (road tax free) diesel at the local
materials are readily available, too. We maintain a
small in-yard ship's store with basics including
batteries and bottom paint, and several major
chandleries such as Port Supply (West Marine
wholesale), Lewis Marine and Land & Sea provide free,
often next-day delivery right to the marina. Ace
Hardware, Home Depot, CVS, Wal-mart and half a dozen large
supermarkets are just up the road, and there's a
Costco in Jacksonville.
It just doesn't get
much better than this!
List of Marina Services
- Floating dock slips
- Overnight dockage
- Free wifi
- Newly expanded bathhouse and laundromat
- Haul and launch
- Load/unload trailers
- Step and un-step masts
- A-frame (w/5-ton chain hoist)
- Do-it-yourself work yard
- Free, shared work bench with vice, drill press and
- grinding & wire wheels
- Secure long-term dry-dock storage
- Shade cloth covers
- RV sites
- Storage for RV's, cars, masts & trailers
- Bottom painting
- Refinishing/painting: hulls, masts, booms, bright
- work, fiberglass, gel coating, etc.
- Mechanical repairs – diesels, shaft & prop removal, cutlass bearing replacement, alignment, prop repair,
electrical repairs, engine removal, transmissions, V-drives… you name it!
- Crane service / mast removal and stepping
- Prospect showings for absentee owners trying to sell their boats
- In-yard ship’s store supplying commonly used items including bottom paint, batteries, solvents, zincs, etc.
- Expert assistance ordering anything else you might
need, usually at industry-discounted prices, from our
library of marine catalogs. For example, we use our
discounted Port Supply account for your West Marine
orders. We then add 10% for our service and still save
you money as well as time. Everything is delivered
right to the marina office, often the next day. We'll
also help you find the many marine specialists in the
area and every other kind of vendor.
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Contractors Located At The Marina
Services - (904) 504-5570
Jerry Evers is an artist with fiberglass. None better.
Also general boat repair, fabrication, modifications
and custom design.
Machining & Fabrication - (904) 572-2183
Chuck Coats' full-service machine shop at the marina
entrance can turn & true prop shafts, weld all
metals, and fabricate just about anything.
- (904) 999-4986
Steve Glover's "Recovery of wayward, sunken &
abandoned boats" provides an ever-growing plethora of
used and new boat parts and gear for sale, great
bargains right here in our own "back yard."
Virtually all other
yacht & marine service professionals are available in
the immediate area or through the marina office.