Canoe and Kayak Repair

Canoe Repair

Steps to get a boat repaired
  • The Repair Shop is no longer on premises and has moved near Carp, Ontario
  • Boats requiring repairs can be dropped off at Trailhead Paddle Shack (2148 Carling) by appointment only Monday mornings between 8:30 and 10:30.
  • 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 5:30-7:30pm at Trailhead.
  • Minimum repair charge $120

All appointments and inquiries must be made using the form below.


Fixed price repairs:

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 For Composite Boats
  • Kevlar Felt / Resin
  • Labour
Skid Plates For Royalex Boats
  • 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
  • Cedar Canoe Repair
  • Rudder/Skeg repairs