It’s Boat Season – Get your boat ready now!
Tanglewood Marine LLC specializes in boat repairs. We provide service for most brands of boats, motors, outboards, lower units, stern drives, or jet drives. We are family-owned and operated boat repair shop serving the Chicago-land market since 1989. Our marine supply store maintains a large inventory of new parts and boat accessories, as well as, used, reconditioned and high performance parts. Can’t find a part give us a call and we will find it for you…..fast!
Our marine supply store is fully stock. In 90% of the cases we have the item here and if we don’t we can usually get it for you next day and there’s no extra shipping charge. Just give us a call and ask!
We proudly service Mercury, Mercruiser, Mariner, Force, Johnson, Evinrude, Volvo SX, Mercury Sport Jets, OMC Cobra, Yamaha outboards.
Tanglewood Marine is the home of the “Crazy Rythm” offshore race team. Our racing experience enables us to offer unparalleled service and repair capabilities to our customers. We have also achieved the distinction of being rated as a Mercruiser Premier Dealer, so you can be assured of the best service available for your boat.
Common Spring Boat Prep Service items include:
- Normal Maintenance programs
- Charge all batteries and install them, clean the terminals and cable ends.
- 10 Point Stern Drive Service
- Summerizing boat
- Custom Boat Covers & Interiors
- Boat detailing, hull and interior
- Installation of all electronics
- In-house Dyno tuning of motors
- Cylinder leakdown testing
- Computer diagnostics and troubleshooting
- Repair, rebuild or remanufacture your short, or long, block boat engines
- Rebuild power heads on outboards
- Outboard and I/O tune-ups
- Complete water pump repairs
- Rebuilding stern drives and lower unit repairs
- Prop and Skeg repairs
- Remanufactured replacement engines with up to two year warranty
- Boat transmission repairs
- Transom bellows replacement
- Warranty Service Repairs for Mercury Outboard and MerCruiser Stern Drives
- Install aftermarket parts and boat accessories,
- Install wakeboard towers and any third party accessory
- Remanufactured stern drives and lower units
- Structural repairs including hull, transoms, floors, stringers, and bulkheads
- Live water testing of boat in river as required
- We also do boat trailer repairs, including bearings, rollers, bunks, brakes and rewiring.
Gelgoat & Fiberglass repairs
We do transom replacements, bottom paint, custom paint, floor replacements and gelcoat repairs. We can re-condition your old boat with our new 3 stage buff and wax. Insurance work is welcomed!
Boat Trailers -We also do boat trailer repairs, including bearings, rollers, bunks, brakes and rewiring.
Interested in selling or buying a boat?
Let us broker your boat. We have people call us all the time looking for an used boat. Are you interested in buying an used boat? Let us help you out. We will perform a pre-purchase boat inspection and we stand 100% behind it ! We take your worries away from the purchase.
Whether you are interested in having your boat serviced, or upgrading the performance of your boat or you’re interested in buying a used boat, our knowledgeable mechanics and staff are eager to assist you in any way possible.
The boat experience you will receive here is like no other boat dealer shop!
Come by and visit us.