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Canoe Kayak and Sup Repair Shop

Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances our boat repair shop will be not be opening for the 2021 season. We will be back in 2022. If you're having an issue with a boat purchased from us within the last year please call the store for service.

We have been doing canoe, kayak and sup maintenance and repair in Ottawa, Ontario since 1972. We offer a wide range of services for a variety of watercraft including; gunwale replacement, hull cleanup, skid plate application and more.

Repair Procedure:
  • Repairs are done by appointment only. Use the form below to contact our repair shop informing them you  need work done on your boat.
  • Drop offs are by appointment only at Trailhead Paddle Shack (2148 Carling Ave.) Monday mornings between 8:30 and 10:30. You must have received permission from our repair department to drop off your boat.
  • When dropping off your boat our repairman will provide an estimate of cost and time required for the repair.
  • Once the repair is complete, you will be contacted by email to make arrangements for pick up and payment.
  • Pick-up/payment will be by appointment only Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at Trailhead Paddle Shack (2148 Carling Ave).

Minimum repair charge: $120

2020 Repair Prices
Repair Includes Price
Wood Gunwale Replacement

Ash Gunwales, End decks, Stainless Steel Hardware, Oil Finish, Labour

Vinyl Gunwale Replacement

Vinyl Gunwales, End decks, Stainless Steel Hardware, Labour

Skid Plates

Kevlar Felt / Resin, Labour

Hull Cleanup, Buff and Polish

Hull Cleanup, Hull Buff & Polish


Repairs requiring a quote
(80$ / hour + cost of materials):


Structural Repairs to Fibreglass, Kevlar, Carbon, Royalex, T-Formex etc.

Gelcoat Repairs

Stand Up Paddle Board Repairs (Excludes Inflatable Stand UP Paddleboards)

Cedar Canoe Repair

Rudder/Skeg repairs