Whatever your maintenance needs may be, here in Annapolis, J. Gordon & Co. has been maintaining yachts of all sizes and makes for over 25 years.

Bottom painting

We use only quality paints for bottom painting such as Interlux, Pettit, Sea Hawk and others.
J Gordon & Co can roll, roll and tip (club racing) or spray on (racing) most bottom paints.

Compounding and waxing

We clean and wax, or, if necessary, compound and wax using only the best cleaners and waxes. We offer Collinite wax to ensure a long lasting shine on your boat.


Whether it is a Bristol finish with ultra high gloss or Cetol, we are experienced in all types of wood finish. When replacing woodwork we stain the wood to match the existing wood finish. We use many brands of finish depending on the boat and whatever is warranted to make the job just right.

Interior detailing

We have staff that can detail interiors to ensure you come to a spotless boat. We will do as much or as little cleaning as you would like.
When you are ready to open your boat in the spring, give us a call and we can have your yacht bright and clean for the coming season.

Engine and shaft maintenance

We have staff that can take care of most engine maintenance items. We inspect and replace old hoses, belts, stuffing boxes, and shaft cutlass bearings, do oil and filter changes. We can maintain your fuel system and filter, add fuel polishing systems. Rebuild or replace water pumps. We do rust removal, painting of engine mounts and engines. Alignment of shafts to the engine.


We have been winterizing boats for over 25 years and have a system that ensures that your boats systems will be protected over the winter.

Please Click here for the Winterization Form. This form has a list of the most common winterization needs with areas for additional comments. Click Submit at the bottom and we will receive your list in our e-mail. Thanks for choosing J. Gordon & Co. to take care of your winterization needs!

Steering systems

Have us check your mechanical or hydraulic steering systems to keep a straight course during the boating season. J Gordon & Co repairs and rebuilds most steering systems such as Teleflex and Hynautic. We rebuild hydraulic steering pumps and rams, flush systems, install hydraulic pumps for autopilots, align rudders, repack rudder stuffing boxes and replace rudder bearings. In addition to hydraulic steering we also maintain and install Edson systems. We have converted numerous tiller steering boats to wheel steering.