Winterization & Storage Services

Winterizing / Storage

Crate's Lake Country Boats offers factory-authorized winterizing service & storage solutions to all makes and models.

  • Guaranteed winterizing and winter maintenance service to all makes and models including engines, generators, fresh water systems, head systems & sea water systems
  • Bottom washing including steam and chemical cleaning
  • Covered rack storage for boats up to 25 feet
  • Land storage for boats up to 60 feet
  • Professional shrink wrapping utilizing heavy-duty ridge pole & frame systems
  • Environmentally responsible handling of waste products including oils, antifreeze, shrink wrap

Shrink Wrapping

Crate's Lake Country Boats offers professional shrink wrapping services using quality materials, advanced techniques and top of the line equipment to ensure your boat remains safe from winter damage.

  • Professional staff are fully trained, insured and WSIB registered
  • Heavy duty ridge poles and framing systems eliminate snow load
  • Proper ventilation provided with optional No Damp dehumidifiers to minimize condensation
  • Exclusive use of white shrink wrap to allow natural light inside boat over winter - ideal for sales and service purposes
  • Preservation tape used to minimize glue residue in the spring
  • Optional zippered access doors available

Boat Handling

Crate's Lake Country Boats offers safe & secure handling of boats up to 60 Feet and 35 Tons utilizing state of the art equipment.

  • Two 35 Ton Marine Travel Lifts
  • 20 Ton Cono-Lift hydraulic trailer with Case 90HP 4WD tractor
  • 5 Ton Gerlinger fork truck
  • 8 Ton Hyster fork truck
  • Emergency on-the-water towing
  • Priority haul-out & repairs for impact-damaged vessels
  • Convenient access to Lake Simcoe & Lake Couchiching from our facility at the Atherley Narrows in Orillia, Ontario