Palm Beach Boat Repair –Finding the Best Fit for Your Boat


We understand it can be challenging to get the right expert to work on your boat. Finding that balance of expertise and professionalism is rare. 

No one wants to miss out on a boating day waiting for someone to finish up a job on their boat.

Fortunately, we do an outstanding job serving our boat owners. Serving all the Palm Beach area, our team of experienced mobile marine mechanics, marine electricians, and marine technicians come to your boat—at your dock, marina, or boatyard.  We are here for your boat repair needs in Palm Beach. 

We service boats ranging from 14’ to 114’—sail or power.  Everything we do is centered on making the boat repair or upgrade process simple.  We know you want to spend your time on the water and not handling maintenance logistics.

If you are looking for boat repair in Palm Beach, here’s a closer view of some of the services we offer–see if we might be a good fit for you and your boat…

Marine Electrical Repair Services 

Onyx serves Palm Beach with quick, professional mobile marine electricians who can come directly to your boat.  We handle everything from installing new batteries to whole boat rewiring projects.

Frequently requested marine electrical repair services:

  • Boat rewiring
  • Panel and switch installations 
  • Charging system repair and installation
  • Inverters 
  • Battery monitoring systems 
  • Battery maintenance
  • Battery installations
  • Alarm installations
  • Bonding systems

Our processes focus on creating an elevated experience for all our boat owners.  This means we understand you need your boat repairs done quickly and professionally the first time.   When our marine electricians come to your boat, you will get a full report including their findings, recommendations, and what they did.  When helpful, they will also have photos to illustrate.

Further, if we install new electrical equipment on your vessel, we schedule a session to go over your new equipment with you.

Marine electrician in Palm Beach

Marine Diesel Repair 

Our highly trained Palm Beach marine diesel mechanics service most marine diesel engines and generators, including:

  • Yanmar
  • Cummins
  • MTU
  • Caterpillar
  • Westerbeke
  • Onan
  • Kohler
  • Northern Lights

We help boat owners with everything from a new diesel engine and generator installations to regularly scheduled maintenance tasks such as fuel, oil, and air filter changes.

For engines that are not working or performing at their peak performance, our mobile mechanics can quickly troubleshoot and diagnose. Typical repairs include engine alignments and motor mount repairs, exhaust manifold servicing, valve adjustments, fuel system repairs, and impeller changes.

Marine Outboard Repair in Palm Beach

Our mobile mechanics can come to your boat anywhere in the Palm Beach area.  We work on most marine outboards, including:

  • Mercury
  • Yamaha
  • Suzuki

We provide boat owners with easy solutions for maintaining their engines with preventative maintenance services like 50/100/300-hour services and lower unit servicing.

Quickly troubleshoot starting problems or overheating issues as well as more complex intermittent performance issues.  We can also help you with your boat’s trim-and-tilt, steering, and fuel systems.

Onyx also offers our Palm Beach area boaters preventative maintenance services to keep all the fluids, filters, and fittings on your vessel in premium condition protecting your investment and preventing any unnecessary downtime.

Outboard mechanic in Palm Beach

Outboard Engine Services:

  • Outboard troubleshooting and repair
  • Scheduled outboard 50/100/300-hour services
  • Oil and filter changes
  • Spark plug check and replacement
  • Propeller damage repair or replacement
  • Lower-unit servicing
  • Steering system repairs or upgrades
  • Fuel pumps, lines, fittings, gauges
  • Trim-and-tilt servicing or upgrades

All our mechanics are focused on supplying an elevated service experience for the boat owner.  

Master Marine Mechanical Repair

Onyx provides comprehensive marine mechanical repairs to the Palm Beach area, including hydraulic, fuel, steering, and running gear services.  

Marine Hydraulic Installation and Repair Services: Hydraulic systems are used all over vessels—from hydraulic steering systems and dinghy lifts to hydraulic hatches. Onyx’s marine technicians can help you with new installs, troubleshooting, or maintenance of your hydraulic fluids and pumps.

Fuel System Services: New fuels are harsh on marine fuel systems.  Our technicians can help you quickly resolve or prevent the most common marine fuel system problems, such as fuel line and fitting replacements and fuel filter replacements.  Our team can also repair or replace fuel pumps, gauges, fuel sensors, and senders.

Marine Steering Systems: Our highly skilled marine technicians work on various marine steering systems, from hydraulic to rack-and-pinion.  

Running Gear: Keep your vessel running smoothly and with optimum performance by maintaining the critical external gear below the waterline. Onyx marine technicians provide shaft and shaft-log replacement or repairs as well as cutlass bearing replacements.  If your boat has vibration issues, they also perform engine alignments and perform propellor repairs or replacements.  We work with several boatyards in the Palm Beach area and come to your boat.

Boat Painting (Hull, Topsides, Bottom)

From non-skid topsides to anti-fouling bottom paint, Onyx can make your boat look flawless and bring new life to your boat.  Our talented and detail-focused refinishing experts provide Palm Beach boat owners with superb boat painting services for your deck or hull. We use industry-proven products and techniques to create a long-lasting, beautiful finish for your vessel.

We can do refinishing work at our Palm Beach boat repair facility for smaller, trailer-able boats.  Or, for larger vessels, we have working relationships with several local boatyards.

Mobile Fiberglass Boat Repair in Palm Beach

When you need fiberglass repair, either for an insurance claim or a cosmetic enhancement, you’ll want experienced professionals that can complete the work quickly and provide you with a pristine finish.  Onyx’s Palm Beach mobile fiberglass repair specialist fix collision or storm damage.  We can also do fiberglass, gel coat, and paint repairs for a complete restoration.

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Luxury yacht in the marina at night.

Interior, Exterior, and Underwater Boat Lighting 

Marine Architectural Lighting Services-Lighting can dramatically transform the experience aboard your boat.  Spectacular underwater lights create an aquarium-like experience beneath the boat.  Deck and interior lighting set the mood and style—from sophisticated to bold.  Plus, task lighting onboard, such as spotlights, engine room lights, and passage-way lights, make it safer and easier to work onboard.

Our lighting specialists and experienced marine electricians also help boat owners upgrade their navigation lighting. 

Our mobile marine lighting specialist can work on your boat anywhere in the Palm Beach area.  

Marine Audio and Speakers System Installations

Boat stereo and speaker systems–Onyx installs new marine stereos and speakers on all boats–from center cockpits to trawlers.  To make the process easy, our mobile marine electricians and technicians come to your boat for a seamless experience and professional install.  

If you want to increase your entertainment options away from the dock with uninterrupted streaming, Onyx installs marine Wi-Fi domes and marine Wi-Fi boosters. We can walk through the options with you to find the best fit for your boating needs.

Marine Electronics & Navigation Equipment

Onyx provides a full-service experience for boat owners looking to upgrade their navigation suite and marine electrical equipment.  

Our Palm Beach specialists are available to help you select the best options, secure competitively priced electronics, and complete a professional installation.  Further, we schedule a follow-up session with you to walk you through how to use your new marine electronics.

The most common navigation equipment we install includes:

  • VHF radios
  • SSB radios
  • AIS receivers/AIS transceivers
  • Marine radio antennas
  • Marine Wi-Fi domes and Wi-Fi boosters
  • GPS Chartplotters
  • Radars
  • Monitoring Systems

On-Demand Captain Services for Palm Beach

We serve boat owners in Palm Beach looking for on-demand captain and crew services.  Whether you would like to hire a captain for the afternoon or an extended trip, Onyx can provide fully-vetted, USCG licensed captains for your vessel.  

Hiring a professional captain can allow you to safely enjoy your vessel and your guests.  The captain can handle the navigation and safely operate the boat giving you a chance to relax.  If you want to entertain a special event onboard, Onyx also provides additional crew such as first-mates and chefs to handle all the details.

We also support new boat owners by providing instructional captain services.  One-on-one learning with a USCG captain can help you quickly gain the confidence and boat handling skills you are looking for–on your boat.

Palm Beach Boating Lifestyle 

Palm Beach is idyllically located for boaters, and we are happy to be part of the boating community here.  The easily navigable ICW, quick access to offshore fishing, and plenty of boat-friendly bars and restaurants line the waterfront supports unlimited boating opportunities. 

The unique navigable waters in and around Palm Beach attract attention worldwide. Palm Beach hosts the celebrated Palm Beach International Boat Show every year with the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County. Palm Beach also hosts some of the most attractive fishing tournaments, like the “World’s Oldest Sailfish Tournament” and  the “West Palm Beach Fishing Club’s Full Moon Wahoo Series.”

We love being based here and helping our boat-owners spend more of their time out on the water and less time waiting on boat repairs.

Onyx would love to help you make the most of your time on the water.  If you need boat repairs in Palm Beach—or would like to talk to us about any of our other services—we’d be delighted to hear from you.