“Let a highly trained Quick Response Team of Buff & Detail Experts produce a like-new finish to your 
Yacht's paint or gel coat, with extended UV protection and acid rain resistance.”


  • Mega Yacht Pre-Boat Show Detailing - Compound, Polishing and Waxing
  • World-Class Finishing. Polished to Mirror-Like Shine
  • Mega Yacht Regular Wash Down & Detailing Services
  • All type of vessel detailed in and out of the water. Licensed and Insured.
  • Dark Hulls polished to Swirl-Free, mirror finish using innovative and technology advanced products
How best to introduce you to 
Ten-Tex Detailing, than through a familiar conversation I have with both yacht owners, Captains and brokers.

….Jordan P., a Palm Beach yacht broker….
He called me recently all in a panic, stressing out over the state of his new potential listing – a 2012 32 FT Sea Ray – docked behind his client’s home in Delray Beach, Florida. 
The client was going out of state for the summer and wanted the paperwork all in order within a matter of days.

What can I say, for a 4-year old boat, it looked a real disaster, with his investment going right down the tubes. In this condition, the client would be lucky to muster a deposit for the 47FT Sea Ray he had his eyes set on, while Jordan could definitely say goodbye to double commission! 

Of course, the client’s regular “weekend” detailer had assured him he took just great care of the Sea Ray. In reality all he had done was pocket the change from the purchase of dish wash soap designed to remove the grease & dirt from pots and pans and the wax from the boat!

So now any resemblance of a high gloss gel coat finish had long gone. Now as you wiped your hand over the gel coat, instead a white powder lifted off caused by the breakdown of the UV inhibitor’s from that nasty waxing striping boat soap and the effects of the acid rain.

So Jordan called Ten-Tex Detailing and within 3 days their Quick Response Team of Buff & Detail Experts had the interior emptied of personal items, thoroughly cleaned & vacuumed, the exterior buffed and waxed, oil stains removed from the engine room and the generator cover re-painted. 

A day later photographs were taken, launched to the web and Jordan had the 1st viewing within days of his initial phone call to  Ten-Tex Detailing. 
BENEFITS SUMMARY:
  • Guaranteed 24-hour turnaround for inspection, report & pricing.
  • Quick Response Team of Buff & Detail Experts seamlessly transform your boat to show boat condition within days.
  • Longer lasting UV protection & acid rain resistant solutions.
  • Superior, mirror-like, swirl-free finishes at a fraction of the cost to re-paint.
  • Shortened timeline for Brokers between listing and sale.

What set’s Ten-Tex Detailing apart?
We are a premier mobile, yacht appearance specialist that provide yacht owners, Captains and brokers with exceptional Buff & Detail services, from oxidation removal & paint or gel coat rejuvenation - for that like-new finish - to non-contracted, scheduled wash down maintenance programs - that provide longer lasting finishes. 
Over the past 10 years we have built a solid reputation based on:

  • Consistent attention to the small details.
  • Superior quality of workmanship.
  • Ahead of schedule completion.
  • Surpassing expectations.
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How the process works:
The owner; Andrew Gardner, will visit the yacht and assess the most ideal product solution based on the age of your yacht’s paint or gel coat and your annual maintenance budget. Product offerings include the latest “Nano” polishes and “Polymer” sealers to the more traditional compound, polish and waxing products from highly rated manufacturers such as Presta and Sea-Shield.

 All types of painted and gel coat finishes, above the waterline, can be detailed in or out of the water at your home dock, marina or boat yard. Ten-Tex Detailing is licensed and insured to work in all major Florida boat and ship yards.  

History:
Since 2006 from our base in Boca Raton, Florida, the hands-on owner & operator Andrew Gardner has been using full-time, professionally trained, uniformed mobile Quick Response Teams of Buff & Detail Experts to detail boats and yachts of all sizes, from as small as a 17 FT center console to a mega yacht of 160 FT & beyond.

 As yacht appearance specialists, with 25+ year’s industry experience, Ten-Tex Detailing can restore dull, water spotted, chalky or oxidized paint and gel coat finishes. Delivering near flawless detail, guaranteed to surpass your expectations and get you back on the water quicker.

Servicing: Miami Beach, Aventura, Hollywood, Hallandale Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Lighthouse Point, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Lantana, West Palm Beach, P.G.A., Stuart, Ft. Pierce & all areas in between.

Pictures are worth a thousand words.

See the quality of our detailing work for yourself by viewing examples of our compound, polish and waxing projects.

As yacht appearance specialists, with 25+ year’s industry experience, Ten-Tex Detailing will visit you throughout South Florida, including the key boating areas of:

Miami Beach, Aventura, Hollywood, Hallandale Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Lighthouse Point, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Lantana, West Palm Beach, P.G.A., Stuart, Ft. Pierce & all areas in between.

We are licensed and insured to work in all major Florida boat and ship yards. So whatever your pride & joy don't delay, call Andrew today for a free inspection and quotation.
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Ten-Tex Detailing offers bespoke finishing solutions for the painted or gel coat surfaces of your yacht using the latest "Nano" polishes and "Polymer" sealers or more traditional compound, polish and waxing products, including those from the highly rated Presta and Sea-Shield range of marine products. See product reviews below. 

As yacht appearance specialists, with 25+ year’s industry experience, Ten-Tex Detailing can restore dull, water spotted, chalky or oxidized paint and gelcoat finishes. Delivering near flawless detail, that is guaranteed to surpass your expectations and get you back on the water quickly. To experience this superior, mirror-like, swirl-free, longer lasting, next generation alternative....at a fraction of the cost to re-paint, it's time to discover Ten-Tex Detailing’s exceptional finishing without the premium price tag!  

Don't delay, call Andrew today for a free inspection using Presta or 
Sea-Shield product testing and receive a comprehensive report and quotation. 

PMC Compound Reviews
PRESTA Marine PMC Complete Compound 
The PMC range is the newest and most efficient compound to remove P600 and finer sand scratches and heavy oxidation. It combines the original, heavy aggressive Presta SuperCut compound with a Polish, producing a combination of unprecedented cut and high gloss performance. It contains no waxes, fillers and silicones and is water-based for easy cleanup. 

The PMC Complete Compound can be utilized with either a white compound or yellow polishing wool pad on either Paint or Gel coat surfaces. Remember the compound does create dust, so wash afterwards with a light amount of PH balanced boat soap. Then follow-up with the PMC Finishing Polish for that super slick surface, prior to applying your preferred wax, sealer or polymer. Ideal machine buffer speed is between 2.5 and 3.0 on a Makita Rotary buffer.
PMC Finish Polish Reviews
PRESTA Marine PMC Finishing Polish 
This is the newest addition to the PMC range of marine products that uses innovative, diminishing abrasives that polish the paint or gel coat surface for a flawless, swirl-free finish. It is an advanced all-in-one, single-step machine polish and swirl remover to be used after compounding. This product creates an exceptional, deep shine on dark colored paint or gel coat. 

The PMC Finishing Polish can be utilized with either a yellow or green polishing pad on either Paint or Gel coat surfaces. Alternatively, use your preferred foam pad. Ideal machine buffer speed is between 2 and 2.5 on a Makita Rotary buffer.  
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UV Creme Reviews
Presta UV Crème wax 
In the harsh, humid and hot conditions, such as those in South Florida, generally all professional grade waxes purchased from your local Marine store will provide UV protection from anywhere from 8 weeks to 12 weeks. Obviously there are exceptions to every rule. However, by minimizing the amount of PH balanced soap you use and reduce the regularity of boat washes to say once a month, you can get a longer lasting shine and UV protection on fiberglass, gel coat and painted surfaces in one easy step.  

Presta’s UV Crème wax produces the best results after machine compounding and/or polishing, where any oxidation and dullness has been removed to leave a slick finish for ease of application. The wax can be applied and then left on the surface for 15 minutes or more, so when buffing off by hand with a terry cloth or microfiber the amount of wax left on the cloth is minimized. 


Sea-Shield Heavy Cut #1
Sea-Shield Heavy Cut #1 

This compound was designed to remove heavy oxidation, moderate 1000 grit sand paper marks and scratches, plus heavy chalk residues from both painted and unpainted gel coat surfaces. 

For best results and to minimize swirl marks, follow with Sea-Shield®Cut & Polish #2 to restore to a full gloss finish. Should be utilized with a white wool compound pad on either paint or gel coat surfaces.

 Ideal machine buffer speed is between 2.5 and 3.5 on a Makita Rotary buffer. For heavy oxidation or deeper grit marks the Presta PMC Complete Compound works more efficiently and will require less passes of the buffer.
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Sea Shield Cut and Polish # 2
Sea Shield Cut and Polish # 2 

This product removes light 1500 grits and paper haze and scratches on gel coat and painted surfaces, although I have found it is more efficient and effective on the former.

It also removes light oxidation, fine scratches, and chalk residue. Depending on the age of the surface, it can create some swirl marks, so it is designed to be followed with Sea-Shield ®Swirl Remover # 3 to finish. 

Can be utilized with either a white wool compound or yellow polishing pad on either paint or gel coat surfaces. 

Alternatively, use your preferred foam pad. Ideal machine buffer speed is between 2.0 and 3.0 on a Makita Rotary buffer.
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Sea-Shield Exhaust Guard
Sea-Shield Exhaust Guard
Sea-Shield Exhaust Guard

This product is a powerful polymer-based surface sealant designed to seal and protect new and older paint and gel coat finishes from black streaks, engine exhaust, industrial fallout, salt air, acid rain, and UV rays. It produces a deep, wet look shine and ultra-smooth finish. Curing time is 24 hours.

Designed with patient professional detailers in mind, as it takes approximately twice the time to apply and buff as ordinary off-the-shelf wax. 
However, the upside is that with two coats it can provide protection for up to six months.

A dime sized quantity of Exhaust Guard is applied to each 2ft by 2ft section. 
Then pass over the area a couple of times using an orbital polisher and black foam pad, at between 4 and 5 speed.
Finally, using a microfiber cloth, wipe over the area to remove an excess product. Alternatively, you can buff off the complete area by hand using a microfiber. As with regular wax, two coats is recommended for maximum protection.

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